Writing Tips from the King

I really enjoyed reading “22 Lessons from Stephen King on how to be a Great Writer.” Each reason is brief and to the point, and a great refresher and motivator. I’ll leave the link to the site below: I myself intend to keep referencing it. As always, happy writing, and enjoy! 22 Tips from theContinue reading “Writing Tips from the King”

Videos and QR Codes in the Library

This post discusses several library based YouTube videos that serve as examples that other librarians can get inspiration from. Not only that, but teachers and librarians can realize the potential of personally created videos in the classroom and library through the use of a program called Animoto. Not only that, but what better way toContinue reading “Videos and QR Codes in the Library”

How to Create a Flyer using Canva

Watch the screencast here to learn how to create a flyer for free on Canva.com! To create this video, I used Screencast and downloaded a free file to allowed me access to record my screen while speaking. I also used QuickTime Player, where I recorded the screen and an audio at the same time. TonightContinue reading “How to Create a Flyer using Canva”

7 Reasons People Read Infographic

I created this infographic on Easel.ly (http://www.easel.ly/) as a way to practice creating an infographic. I looked at Easel.ly.com, Piktochart.com, and Infogr.am.com. After browsing these three programs, I decided that Easel.ly was the most user-friendly. Easel.ly: It took some getting used to, with minor trial and error, and would most likely be a good toolContinue reading “7 Reasons People Read Infographic”

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

This post is for teachers and librarians, and possibly writers, too, over popular apps: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Facebook is, in my¬†opinion, outdated except for personal use among family and friends. When I checked out two high school library facebook pages, (Alvarado and Pasadena) though done nicely, there were very little comments or interaction. TheContinue reading “Facebook, Twitter, Instagram”

Feedly – the blog reader

Hello everyone. Ever thought about using a blog reader? Feedly.com is one of many, and I chose it because it seemed to be the most user-friendly and simplistic out of several. It’s nice because it houses all of your favorite or most frequently visited websites for quicker/easier access. All of the links below will appearContinue reading “Feedly – the blog reader”