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Van Meter Library VOICE · 6d ago

KidLitTV and Ready Set Draw-ish Brings Us Something Special For Dot Day & Throughout The Year!

With Dot Day coming up, we are collecting ideas, resources and projects to do with our students and community. I have been bringing together all of these things in something new....the Let's...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 6d ago

Everyday Augmented Reality With Capstone 4D Books!

Augmented reality or AR has become a popular way to deliver educational content.  It provides students with an enriched and creative learning experience that encourages retention, learning o...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1w ago

Have You Heard What's New In Flipgrid? You Won't Want To Miss This!

Last night while I was in Seattle for the Puget Sound Librarian Conference, we watched our friends at Flipgrid as they shared lots of amazing new updates from the office in Minneapolis.For t...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1w ago

Mark Your Calendars For A BIG Buncee Announcement On August 29!

I have a little secret to share with all of you. Our friends at Buncee have a BIG announcement on August 29! So, mark your calendars and get ready for something awesome for our libraries and...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1W ago

Kicking Off The Lead From The Library Follett Institutes In San Diego....And I'd Love To Come To Your District Too!

This week I had the honor of traveling to San Diego to work with the librarians at the Follett Institute. The theme of the day was... Leading From The Library Like A Rockstar and WOW, did we...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1W ago

Take Part In The New Future Ready Librarian Strand At FETC 2018....You Can Register Today.

One of my favorite conferences every year is FETC, the Future of Educational Technology Conference, in Orlando, Florida.  In fact, in 2019 they are getting ready to celebrate the 38th FETC C...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1W ago

The New 2017 AASL Best Websites Collection! Follow, Share and Use Today!

While working with the amazing teacher librarians in San Diego at the Follett Institute this week, I had so much fun sharing and demonstrating the brand new 2017 AASL Best Websites for Teach...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1W ago

My NEW SimpleK12 Webinar On September 19.....AASL Best Websites That Rock From 2017!

One of my favorite places for professional development is SimpleK12. They offer such wonderful webinars on a variety of important and relevant topics. And guess what? It is all online so you...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1W ago

Crayola Colorcycle...A Place For Our Old Markers & For Continued Creativity!

Have you ever wondered what to do with all of those old markers you have at school and home? I sure have and it is always hard for me to just throw them away.  Now we don't have to wonder an...
Van Meter Library VOICE · 1W ago

All 2017 AASL Best Websites and Apps Resources Available Now Online!

With the AASL Best Websites and Apps for Teaching and Learning being announced this summer in June during the ALA Annual Conference, there is a lot of excitement focused around these wonderf...