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The purpose of the Librarians Network is to promote librarians as leaders and champions of educational technology and digital literacy. The key mission is to provide a professional learning community where librarians can leverage technology knowledge and expertise to improve school library programs, increase access to information, and foster strong teaching and learning environments in a connected world.


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    Interested in connecting young Makers with an empathy-driven design challenge that connects them with a real-world need? Online applications are now open for libraries, schools and community Makerspaces interested in becoming a  Build a Better Book ...

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    Join  ISTELib  &  EduPrideAlliance  for a very special LGBTQ Webinar Register Here Triumphs and Challenges of Being an LGBTQ Teacher Today Join an inclusive panel of 5 educators who are facing the challenges of being an LGBTQ educator today. ...

  • Posted in: Librarians Network

    Join  ISTELib  &  EduPrideAlliance  for a very special LGBTQ Webinar Register Here Triumphs and Challenges of Being an LGBTQ Teacher Today Join an inclusive panel of 5 educators who are facing the challenges of being an LGBTQ educator today. ...

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    Hi, We use Destiny in my district (pretty much state wide also). In the the past I have helped some charter schools set up systems using Koha http://www.koha.org which is open source and Alexandria https://www.goalexandria.com as it fit their needs. Darshell ...

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  • $10k Grant Opportunity: Infy Maker Awards

    Hi all! Passing on some info we received about a grant opportunity ISTE members might be interested in:

    2.5 Weeks Left to Apply for $10,000 for Maker Education!

    Infy Maker Awards, a competition hosted by Infosys Foundation USA  is open to K-12 schools and youth-serving organizations who aim to create more opportunities for students to engage in hands-on, interdisciplinary learning through making in the U.S. This includes makerspaces, libraries, museums, community centers, colleges and non-profit organizations. Online applications for the competition will close on Feb. 21, 2019. The contest rules are available here

    The online application process is easy and consists of a few short questions about your project, a 90 second video and one letter of support from an organization that your organization has previously worked with. The grant can be used for a variety of purposes including: materials and equipment, structural improvements, additional professional development, projects for students, impact and assessment research or community outreach and engagement. Apply online today! Read More