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Personalize Your Own Learning (and Entertainment) with Mobile Apps
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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There are roughly 2.2 million apps in the Apple App Store. There are even more in Google Play. How does one decide which to download? What factors into a decision to choose one over another? When are both (or more) valuable? In this session, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, whose phone is ridiculously app-loaded, showcases her 30 favorites (yes, one can have 30 favorites when there are 500 to begin with). This summer edWebinar focuses on personalizing one’s info-tainment universe. Expect a discussion of Pandora vs. Spotify vs. Soundcloud; TV and movie streaming; podcasts and news packaging; building playlists; photo editing; radio streaming; exercise programing, and more. This recorded session will benefit all librarians.
Michelle Luhtala is the Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut and was one of five school librarians named as a “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal in 2015. She is the winner of the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award and the Library Association’s 2010 Outstanding Librarian Award. The New Canaan High School Library won AASL’s National School Library Program of the year in 2010. Follow her on Twitter @mluhtala.
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