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Library 2.017 Presentation: Four Out of Five Dentists Say Coca-Cola Cures Cancer!: Data Literacy Strategies to Help Patrons Identify Fake – or Just Bad – Information

Hello! Thanks to Steve Hargadon for encouraging me to participate in today’s Library 2.017 conference on digital literacy and fake news with a short presentation on data literacy strategies. My slide deck is here, and you can view the archived … Continue reading

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SLJ Story About Upcoming Workshops

I was delighted to be featured in this online School Library Journal story on SLJ’s upcoming online maker workshop series. News today: it will also run in January’s print issue! Here’s an excerpt: Kristin Fontichiaro adds that librarians should consider what’s best for … Continue reading

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ESC 20

Hello, ESC 20’s leadership group for school librarians! You can find today’s slide deck here.

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Slides from STL in STL

Hello from St. Louis! It was an honor to be here  at the STL in STL conference to talk about my two ongoing projects. Here are the slide decks: Building K-8 Maker Culture Data Visualization for High Schoolers (slide deck … Continue reading

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Making Maker Learners: Ann Arbor

Wow, was it a luxury to get to be in our own building today for Making Maker Learning in Ann Arbor. Thanks to everyone who came out despite the cold weather and lunchtime hail! You can find photos here. Slides … Continue reading

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4TDW Slides … and new ideas from today’s participants about boosting peer interaction

Do you know about the 4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing that Delia DeCourcey and the 4T team are bringing to your laptop for free October 11-14? This is a great chance for you to rethink — a la Alan Liu’s … Continue reading

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Making Maker Learning Workshop for K-8 Educators, Day 1

Howdy! Thank you to everyone who attended today’s workshop on Making Maker Learning. Here are the resources from today’s workshop: Slide deck List of maker activities Blank templates for board games Need dice for your board game? Try these paper … Continue reading

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#LibraryMade

This week is National Library Week, and this year’s theme is “Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library,” complete with a social media hashtag of #LibraryMade, in which patrons are encouraged to share their library-facilitated creations. It’s a theme at the forefront … Continue reading

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Hello, ACAMIS!

I am delighted to be presenting at the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools in Guangzhou, China, this weekend. Here are the resources we used in the sessions. Friday Session #1: Crowdsourcing an eBook Slides Past crowdsourcing eBook projects … Continue reading

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Hello, Kamehameha!

Aloha! Welcome to our weeklong dive into inquiry learning! (And a postscript: This was an amazing week of immersion for me, with thoughtful, dedicated teachers and students. It will be hard to forget this time!) Friday morning slides (revised version) … Continue reading

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