Getting a job done efficiently is always made easier when using the right tools. Our experts and advocates have built a handy toolbox filled with helpful tips to make crafting library transformation fun and rewarding.

Digital Tools and Apps

STEM Challenge of the Month

STEM Challenge of the Month

Are you thinking about starting a Makerspace but have limited funds or just are not quite ready to take the.

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Assistive Technology And Accessible Library Services

Assistive Technology And Accessible Library Services

CHROME EXTENSIONS Select And Speak Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) to read any selected text in the. Read More
12 Days of Christmas with Microsoft

12 Days of Christmas with Microsoft

Written by Miguel Guhlin Microsoft has gifted us with 12 wonderful creativity presents that are perfect for extending learning in.

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A Springboard for Innovative Ideas

A Springboard for Innovative Ideas

If you’re an elementary or middle school teacher, I would encourage you to try the free website Wonderopolis. With a.

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What are your “favorite things” for the library and as a librarian?

What are your “favorite things” for the library and as a librarian?

I would love for you to share some of your favorite ideas for engaging both students and your fellow educators.

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My Elementary 1:1 Must-Haves!

My Elementary 1:1 Must-Haves!

This year we have embarked on an adventure that would make Captain Cook jealous. At Rock Valley, uncharted territory is.

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Quick Lists

What Common Core and OER Mean to You

What Common Core and OER Mean to You

1) My Favorite Research Sites UnboundED offers more than 5,000 free, high-quality standards-aligned resources for the classroom. Users can choose.

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Lists For Transformation: Lists and Apps

Lists For Transformation: Lists and Apps

I love lists! I make one every night before I go to bed of the things I want to do. Read More
Top 10 Chrome Extensions

Top 10 Chrome Extensions

Found within the Chrome Web Store are these gems sure to make life a little easier. Here are my top. Read More
Top Five Resources to Help Get Your Makerspace Up and Running!

Top Five Resources to Help Get Your Makerspace Up and Running!

from Andrea Trudeau If you’re interested in creating a makerspace in your library but are overwhelmed or just unsure where. Read More
Top FIVE Free Websites to Promote Reading

Top FIVE Free Websites to Promote Reading

from Andrea Trudeau Pinterest--In order to make our printed pathfinders more modern, sleek, and visually appealing, we created a Shepard. Read More