Category Archives: Educational Technology

Happy Birthday, Twitter!

By Anastasia Scott, who sends out most of Free Spirit’s tweets March 21, 2015, marks the ninth anniversary of the first official tweet ever sent into the Internet abyss. Free Spirit didn’t join the party until 2009, but since then … Continue reading

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EdSurge Summits: Connecting Developers with Teachers

EdSurge is a free independent information resource for people using or developing educational technology. With a dual website—the Instruct site for educators and the Innovate site for developers—they work to build open communication between the classroom, administration, and tech developers … Continue reading

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Ed Tech: The Evolving Learner-Centered Classroom

Part 2 of 2. Click here for part 1. There is no time machine or magic crystal ball to show us the future, but hundreds of educators, tech developers, and tech trainers are working to make that future happen. An … Continue reading

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Ed Tech: The Future—Hold On to Your Hats

Part 1 of 2 If you think the explosion of technology in your school during the last decade has been amazing, just wait till you see what’s coming. When computers made their way into business and manufacturing 50 years ago, … Continue reading

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Teen Tech Week, March 9–15, 2014

Recently we shared a post about all the resources and roles that libraries provide in our communities. This month, school and public libraries will be showcasing all the nonprint resources available for teens, and others, during Teen Tech Week. The … Continue reading

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