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AASL 2015 Best Websites and Best Apps for Teaching and Learning

The American Association of School Librarians, AASL, recently released their 2015 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning.  Also released are the 2015 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning.

The link for the 2015 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning: http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-apps/2015

2015 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning: http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-websites/2015

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Words of Encouragement

As educators return to their jobs, we need words of encouragement for the school year ahead.  One is a video from Rita Pearson. “Every kid needs a champion” https://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion?language=en

Another one is a video by Mike Morenz: https://www.facebook.com/mike.morenz/videos/10153124017336716/?pnref=story

Another one is a video final project created by a student: “Before the Bell Rings”: https://vimeo.com/121433500

Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org  is an excellent source for educators on all types of topics.