Apps · Kids' Tech · Library Programs

ALSC Blog post: Using Apps in Programs for Older Kids

Today I’m over at the ALSC Blog with “Using Apps in Programs for Older Kids.” If you’ve linked over from there, welcome! Here’s some more information on a couple of the programs I mentioned in my post. I did a write-up on my tangram program and another on the read-aloud program for kids in grades… Continue reading ALSC Blog post: Using Apps in Programs for Older Kids

Apps · Maker Programs · Technology

Make! Stop Motion Animation

Our most recent maker programs featured stop motion animation, and the kids and teens made some excellent movies! If you’re not familiar with the concept of stop motion animation: you take a series of photographs and then combine them into a movie by showing the photos in rapid succession, to make inanimate objects appear to move. In between taking… Continue reading Make! Stop Motion Animation

Apps · Kids' Tech · Library Programs · Technology

Appy Hour App Advisory for Parents

Last week, I posted about App Advisory for Parents on the ALSC blog. In a nutshell, another librarian and I did a program called “Appy Hour” at which we talked with parents about our favorite apps for kids ages 2-10. I haven’t had a chance to update my library’s website with the handout from that… Continue reading Appy Hour App Advisory for Parents