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Newsletter - June, 2015

The Oakland Schools Summer Digital Learning Conference!

Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student's learning experience. Join us at Oakland Schools on August 17, 2015, for this one-day conference. Registration is now open!

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New Books in the IC Collection

The following books have been added to the IC circulating collection. You must have an OS library card to check out items. If you need a card or need to update an existing account fill out and submit the online application.


Using Technology to Enhance Reading - Edited by Timothy V. Rasinski et al


Teach Reflect Learn: Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom by Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral


Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School by Laura Fleming


17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong: Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement by John V. Antonetti and James R. Garver


Special Education Considerations for English Language Learners: Delivering a Continuum of Services (Second Edition) by Else Hamayan et al

New Library of Michigan Homepage!

The Library of Michigan recently unveiled a new homepage. The page has four tabs: About Us, Services for Libraries, Research and Headlines. Each tab contains information not found anywhere else on the site.


The purpose of the new tabbed layout is to promote information of importance to Michigan library staff and patrons.


Check us out at www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan.

The MACUL Journal Summer Reading Issue is Now Available!

The Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Journal Summer Reading Issue is now available. My article on The Nook Classroom Experience is in this issue if you are interested in how the Nook Classroom Sets service began.


Membership in MACUL is free.

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The OS Educational Technology Newsletter

The Oakland Schools Educational Technology Newsletter is published monthly and contains information related to the use of technology for teaching, learning and assessing. Issues are archived here: http://tinyurl.com/5wcd8nj


If you would like to get an email notification when a new edition of the newsletter is published as well as email messages about other Educational Technology News, contact Laura Cummings at laura.cummings@oakland.k12.mi.us and ask to be added to the Educational Technology Listserv.

For more information...

Please contact Judy Hauser, Information Media Consultant, for more information or if you have questions on the content of this newsletter.

judy.hauser@oakland.k12.mi.us

248.209.2371

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