1. Power of Sharing 2014


    from Johnny Syversen Added

    The Digital Shift. Steria invited over 200 of their clients to a conference about the digital shift called Power of Sharing. Among the speakers were François Enaud, CEO Steria Group, Kjell Rusti, CEO Scandinavia, Ed Welsh, Executive Director Transformation, Cabinet Office UK, John Torrie, CEO, Steria UK, Paul Chaffey, State Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Modernization Ministry and Morten T. Hansen, Professor, University of California, Berkeley. I was covering the event for Steria, and publishing photos during the conference. This video contains some moments from the event.

    + More details
    • School Library Journal checks out the StarWalk Kids eBook Platform


      from StarWalk Kids Media Added 43 0 0

      Jeffrey Hastings, technical reviewer for School Library Journal's Digital Shift, takes a walk through the StarWalk Kids collection. Read the full review here: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/01/opinion/test-drive/ebook-toolkit-starwalk-kids-test-drive-january-2013/

      + More details
      • Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch (with GlowLight) and Nook HD Tablet Reviewed.


        from School Library Journal Added 290 0 0

        Jeff Hastings reviews two Nook devices, the Simple Touch and the HD tablet and also wonders about the future of Barnes & Noble's branded devices in the light of the rampant Microsoft buyout rumors of Spring '13.

        + More details
        • SLJ.com Reviews ResearchReady: Web-based Information Literacy Courseware.


          from School Library Journal Added 749 0 0

          Jeff Hastings looks at ResearchReady, online courseware designed to prepare students for effective and ethical college-level research. The video is a companion to his May, 2013 print review for School Library Journal and features a new video tutorial courtesy of the courseware's creators, ImagineEasy Solutions, LLC.

          + More details
          • SLJ.com Reviews Subtext: A Free eReader App with Built-in Formative Assessment Tools and Social Media Features.


            from School Library Journal Added 205 0 0

            This is a part one of the video companions to the April, 2013 School Library Journal review of two emerging enhanced eReaders geared toward common core state standards, Gobstopper and Subtext. This segment covers the Subtext app, currently available for the iPad and Edmodo, and coming soon as an Android and web-based app.

            + More details
            • SLJ Reviews the Sky Wifi Smartpen


              from School Library Journal Added 377 0 0

              Jeff Hastings checks out the Sky WiFi Smartpen from Livescribe, a device that captures anything you write and hear and syncs it wirelessly to your free Evernote account.

              + More details
              • SLJ Checks Out the StarWalk Kids eBook Collection


                from School Library Journal Added 236 1 0

                SLJ.com reviews StarWalk Kids, a collection of eBooks complete with Common Core based teacher's guides, author/illustrator reviews and more. The fast-growing eBook collection is available for an annual site subscription.

                + More details
                • SLJ Reviews the Axis360 eBook/Digital Media Circulation Platform.


                  from School Library Journal Added 132 0 0

                  School Library Journal columnist Jeff Hastings checks out Axis 360, an eBook circulation platform from Baker & Taylor that currently offers over 300,000 eBook titles available for hassle free, cloud-based delivery to almost any computer or mobile device.

                  + More details
                  • Rosen Interactive eBooks with Digital Content Creation Tools.


                    from School Library Journal Added 226 0 0

                    Jeff Hastings checks out Rosen Interactive eBooks, simultaneous access licensed, non-fiction eBooks that each come with three learning activity options. The activities focus on blending traditional and technology literacy skills and are aligned with Common Core and AASL standards. This brief video review is a companion to the full print review found in the October, 2012 issue of School Library Journal and available on SLJ.com and thedigitalshift.com Check out that full review to find out what's next for Rosen Interactive eBooks.

                    + More details
                    • SLJ Checks Out Aerbook Maker


                      from School Library Journal Added 570 0 0

                      School Library Journal's Jeff Hastings looks at Aerbook Maker, a web-based tool that makes creating interactive, graphical eBooks--and even native apps--easy. Check it out. Then, if you're interested in a free demo, visit aerbook.com. And: for a close up, in depth tutorial of Aerbook maker, visit bit.ly/N2UntD

                      + More details

                      What are Tags?


                      Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."