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Weekly Roundup: Kids Tech Sites, January 9

January 8, 2012

The Daring Librarian has a great post, 10 Super Geeky Tips for the New Year, focused on online safety, media storage, PLNs, etc. The   password tutorial is useful for both students and adults. My library has had a few robotics programs and they are always a hit. The directions for How to Make a […]

Weekly Roundup: Kids Tech Sites, January 1

January 1, 2012

I love the new year and all the resolution making that comes with it. Here are some tools I am looking forward to testing for Kids Tech Club & other library uses this year via Dare to Care. BeFunky – another no-registration online photo editor. I always fear that these types of sites will start requiring […]

Weekly Roundup: Kids Tech Sites, December 18

December 18, 2011

Smilebox – an easy way to create digital cards with photos, video, etc. You know it’s easy to use because @sducharme led PreK3-Grade 1 kids in using it (handiwork on display at Try Curiosity) – another tool via @sducharme – virtual post-it notes Stencyl – tool for creating iOS and Flash games with or without […]

Weekly Roundup: Kids’ Tech Sites, Dec 4

December 4, 2011

Make Music Controlled Christmas Lights from Instructables – I’m sure there’s some way our youth puppeteers could incorporate these, right? Egallery for the Australian Summer Reading Program. It’s Summer Reading Time in Australia. They’ve put up a nice website for the national program and their egallery idea is one I’d like to explore for my […]

Weekly Roundup: Kids Tech Sites, Nov. 27

November 27, 2011

It’s been a quiet week online for me as I’ve headed into holiday mode, but here are a few sites that grabbed my eye this week: JellyCam – stop motion animation (via Technology Tidbit‘s Top 100 Sites of 2011) 58 Resources for Digital Storytelling – lots of great resources here, I haven’t had a chance to try […]

Weekly Roundup: Kids’ Tech Sites

November 20, 2011

A new project: a weekend round-up of sites that I’ve bookmarked during the week for Kids’ Tech Club and other potential technology-related projects in the Children’s Room. 7 Image Search Tools That Will Change Your Life via @shannonmmiller QR Treasure Hunt Generator via @web20classroom Programming for Children, Minus Cryptic Syntax – NYTimes article re programming […]