View Playlist Check out these videos for walkthroughs of how to use the virtual Microsoft Classroom environment, as well as different aspects of Classroom, including setting up integration with OneNote Class Notebook. Setup and explore the MS Classroom environment. Show More Summary
What do you do with an old storage room? With the help of a grant, around 40 kids, four months, and a lot of hard work and creativity, the Morton-James Public Library was able to transform a nondescript storage area into a real-life immersive puzzle game—Nebraska City’s first escape room (and the first escape room in the world built by kids, as far as we can tell).
Trailer for KILLING ED from Visual Truth Projects on Vimeo.Trailer for the feature-length documentary, KILLING ED, about charter schools, corruption and the rise of the Gülen Movement in America.
The undersea world teems with nightmarish horror of all kinds, which we've shamefully neglected here at Infocult. To start making up for this lack, consider the Bobbit Worm. Found in Southeast Asian waters, "[t]hese worms reach 3 m (~10 FEET)...
Emily Talmage and Alison Hawser McDowell have done major sleuthing into the dark world of "competency-based" education (CBE), which is now the next big thing in corporate education reform. Sure, charter schools will continue to drain...Show More Summary
"What's Office 365?" asked a second grade teacher last week at a casual meeting. "My district is moving from what we have now to that." The transition, of course, was from MS Exchange and web-based email to Office 365. For the school district, moving to Office 365 will result in much greater efficiency and functionality than they have ever enjoyed. Show More Summary
"How many of you would be prepared to handle an active shooter in your library? How many of you have an active shooter policy?" Few hands were raised when BreAnne Meier from the North Dakota State Library asked these relevant questions...Show More Summary
Human body parts have washed up in Rio, adding an additional Gothic layer to this year's Olympics.
Change has become the norm for libraries as it has with many other businesses who wish to remain competitive. The rise in popularity of the e-book and digital libraries, the transformation to digital centers featuring computer and Wi-Fi...Show More Summary
Keeping up with the ever-growing demand for network connectivity and power is every library leader’s challenge. Solutions exist to make cables and power supply accessible; the trouble comes when faced with cost, sustainability, stakeholder buy-in, time, and impact on the library environment.
Recently more than 1,000 zines from the countercultural Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library were acquired by the University of Kansas (KU) Libraries, where they will become part of the Wilcox Collection of Contemporary Political Movements at KU’s Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
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The Indiana Center of the Book recently announced Hooray for Hat! by Brian Won as the winner of the 2016 Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award. The Indiana State Library wanted to show its commitment to early literacy and felt it was vital to have an award that celebrates reading for children ages 0–5. Show More Summary
In late April–a month into the last quarter of our fiscal year–I was presenting at a statewide deans’ council on a major proposal (the short version: tightening up our “loose federation”) when the emails started arriving. In minutes, everything changed. Suddenly I was in the middle of Fiscalpocalypse 2016, a crisis the diameter of Jupiter. […]