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What Computer Programs Do We Really Need? -- Free Alternatives for Small Schools

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Thursday, February 24, 2011, In : Teaching in the Technological Age 
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In this time of budget crunches in the world of education, I have learned to be creative in how I choose what to pay for and what to find for free when it comes to computer programs.  Here are some free alternatives that serve as good substitutions for their more costly peers.

1.  Tux Paint => Kid Pix     For years my school has struggled to keep...
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My School Library, and "I Can See Winter..."

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Blogging Tools 

I've posted a slide show from Picture Trail above.  I use picture trail in my Library wiki to share with parents the books that I am reading in a given month to the media classes.  It is an easy way to make the front page of the wiki have a consistent item, but one that I can vary from month to month.  If you would like to see how it works on my Library Wiki, click here.

As you can see, my school library is a lovely spot.  January in Minnesota, on the other hand, is something one learns to l...
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Lydia Schultz I am a school librarian, a technology teacher, and a part-time college English professor. I hope to review many of the books I read, both in the context of my research about children's books as well as in my pursuit of recreational reading. I want to share what I read--so what else is new?

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