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thedaringlibrarian.wikispaces.com
How Did I Get Here? 20+ years experience working witheducational technology 19 years experience as a TeacherLibrarian Medi...
Be Green!Look Ma,           Just Google: daring librarianNo Notes NEEDED!                thedaringlibrarian.wikispaces.com
Jeff Hastings: My Gadget Guru
What is Your BEST Buy? Find your best price, Google search, read the reviews... & ask people! ...honestly though? i usuall...
Logitech Alto NotebookStand & Fabric Keyboard Flips open for easy use on almost anyflat surface Three high-speed USB 2.0 p...
Universal Apple iPod USB Charger Kit &USB Retractable Hotsync Cable Works with Flip Camera! Works with iPod! $3.55 from Am...
LiveScribe!  $158.00 Amazon 4G  Capture Everything! -records audio and links it towhat you write. Captures everything asyo...
Belkin Travel Surge & USB 360-degree rotating plugwith 4 locking position  Offers compact,lightweight, efficient design  F...
Vu Point WandScanner $99.00 on Amazon Easy hand-heldscanning  USB cable ormemory card - buylarger!
NIX Digital Photo Frame - Motion Activated  $99.00 on Amazon  Motion activated!  Memory card - buy larger! Bonus!       Li...
Sony Cybershot with Steady Shot $144.00 on Amazon 12.1 Pixels - SetLOWER for schooluse! Buy extra memorycards Lithium Batt...
Flip Mino Video Camera Perfect video camera for a web 2.0.world NOW With Lithium Battery Goodness! Don’t buy the HD!1 GB 6...
External Card Readers  Safer than using cableswith cameras - corruptedfiles happen Will read up to 19different kind of car...
eReaders & Tablets
Google Products: FREE, Useful, & Fun! Use it FREE tocustomize yourstart up page MANY FREEcool easilyadded gadgets& Widgets...
Flickr Photo Sharing! Use it FREE!For the first200 pictures EasyUploads ofBatches ofPics!Easy Sort,Edit & Share!  Pro Vers...
Fun With Words! Spell With Flickr Wordle Word Sift Ransom NoteGenerator GeoGreeting Targul
Nings & Things! Build your PLN:Nings are SocialNetworks aroundcentral themes Think of aFacebook forteachers, aMyspace fort...
Twitter:Build YourPLN: KeepUp WithYourFriends &StalkGurus! But What about Plurk? Read the Article about Plurk vs. Twitter ...
Sqworl is more tastythan Delicious  Cool  Bookmark Places To go!! & organize your fav links & groups  Creates             ...
Animation Studios& Sites• Go!Animate - Easy to useAnimation studio that usesdrag & drop - includesmotion and music! Bring ...
Skype Use it FREE to call longdistance to colleagues &authors! FREE video conferencecalls All you need is aheadphone w/mic...
Get a Second Life!                          ISTE & ALA MANY FREE ISTE                in                          Second Li...
Don’t be a  Pirate…   Be anAdventurer!
Now go forthand be cool!!!                               BooksThank you for                 still rule,                   ...
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  1. 1. thedaringlibrarian.wikispaces.com
  2. 2. How Did I Get Here? 20+ years experience working witheducational technology 19 years experience as a TeacherLibrarian Media/TechnologySpecialist SLJ New Leaders Award - 2010 ISTE Board of Directors MPT-NTTI Teacher of the Year Still Beta - Still learning! thedaringlibrarian.wikispaces.com
  3. 3. Be Green!Look Ma, Just Google: daring librarianNo Notes NEEDED! thedaringlibrarian.wikispaces.com
  4. 4. Jeff Hastings: My Gadget Guru
  5. 5. What is Your BEST Buy? Find your best price, Google search, read the reviews... & ask people! ...honestly though? i usually end up buying from Amazon.com because i like the reviews and the price is usually only a few cents off from a 15 min search for a lower price....and if the thing does NOT work the customer service is so good BEST BUY ALERT: sometimes you gotta just have it NOW! Check the internet price before you go and if it’s a big purchase PRINT IT OUT! - Then go to Customer Service to make sure they MATCH their own price!
  6. 6. Logitech Alto NotebookStand & Fabric Keyboard Flips open for easy use on almost anyflat surface Three high-speed USB 2.0 ports addinstant connectivity for your favoriteperipherals Fabric Keyboard is compatible withsmart phones, PDAs and hand-helddevices. It is water-repellent, super durable and comeswith a mobile phone/PDA stand
  7. 7. Universal Apple iPod USB Charger Kit &USB Retractable Hotsync Cable Works with Flip Camera! Works with iPod! $3.55 from Amazon withFREE shipping It’s a STEAL!
  8. 8. LiveScribe! $158.00 Amazon 4G Capture Everything! -records audio and links it towhat you write. Captures everything asyou write and draw.Transfer your notes to yourcomputer, organize them,with Search Feature! Bookcast Reviews!
  9. 9. Belkin Travel Surge & USB 360-degree rotating plugwith 4 locking position Offers compact,lightweight, efficient design Features mini-USB cableto charge virtually any USBdevice
  10. 10. Vu Point WandScanner $99.00 on Amazon Easy hand-heldscanning USB cable ormemory card - buylarger!
  11. 11. NIX Digital Photo Frame - Motion Activated $99.00 on Amazon Motion activated! Memory card - buy larger! Bonus! Like the blue/green plasmaglobe in the back? Get it for around $20 onAmazon
  12. 12. Sony Cybershot with Steady Shot $144.00 on Amazon 12.1 Pixels - SetLOWER for schooluse! Buy extra memorycards Lithium Battery -Long Life
  13. 13. Flip Mino Video Camera Perfect video camera for a web 2.0.world NOW With Lithium Battery Goodness! Don’t buy the HD!1 GB 60 minute model $95 Get the Tripod! $14.00Buy a USB Extension cable! Put a BarCode on it for Field trips &student classroom projects!Easy to use! Teachers & kids love it!!
  14. 14. External Card Readers Safer than using cableswith cameras - corruptedfiles happen Will read up to 19different kind of cards Set up a MultimediaStation in the MediaCenter with this forteachers to use!
  15. 15. eReaders & Tablets
  16. 16. Google Products: FREE, Useful, & Fun! Use it FREE tocustomize yourstart up page MANY FREEcool easilyadded gadgets& WidgetsGmail isAWEsome! GoogleDocs =cloudcomputing
  17. 17. Flickr Photo Sharing! Use it FREE!For the first200 pictures EasyUploads ofBatches ofPics!Easy Sort,Edit & Share! Pro Versionunlimitedonly $30 ayear!
  18. 18. Fun With Words! Spell With Flickr Wordle Word Sift Ransom NoteGenerator GeoGreeting Targul
  19. 19. Nings & Things! Build your PLN:Nings are SocialNetworks aroundcentral themes Think of aFacebook forteachers, aMyspace fortechnologyeducators...a placeto vent, share,connect, andLEARN!
  20. 20. Twitter:Build YourPLN: KeepUp WithYourFriends &StalkGurus! But What about Plurk? Read the Article about Plurk vs. Twitter on the Wiki
  21. 21. Sqworl is more tastythan Delicious Cool Bookmark Places To go!! & organize your fav links & groups Creates It’s Thumbnail AWEsome! captures!
  22. 22. Animation Studios& Sites• Go!Animate - Easy to useAnimation studio that usesdrag & drop - includesmotion and music! Bring inyour own pictures to use asbackgrounds! Awesome! Hello---> EMBEDDABLE! Human Librarian!•Xtranormal - If you can type- you can Animate!---> EMBEDDABLE!•Let’s go watch a few live!
  23. 23. Skype Use it FREE to call longdistance to colleagues &authors! FREE video conferencecalls All you need is aheadphone w/microphone attachment http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/ Author Sara Zarr at the Unquiet Library With Buffy Hamilton Photo by Buffy Hamilton
  24. 24. Get a Second Life! ISTE & ALA MANY FREE ISTE in Second Life!events / sessionsoffered in all subjects Collaborate witheducators from allover the county/world FUN! Takes some time toget good at it This is the future ofvirtual online PD…becutting edge.
  25. 25. Don’t be a Pirate… Be anAdventurer!
  26. 26. Now go forthand be cool!!! BooksThank you for still rule, too!your time! :-) thedaringlibrarian.com
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