Why I’m Not-So-Happy With Twitter’s 280 Characters

Why I'm not-so-happy with Twitter's 280 characters | Twitter recently made the switch from 140 to 280 characters. Here's why I think this actually takes away from Twitter's power

Ever since first embracing social media as a tool for professional development, Twitter has been one of my favorites.  Twitter chats played an early role in connecting me with other educators.  I even got my first push to take baby steps towards starting my makerspace from this social network.  I always appreciated the brevity and … Read more

AASL Post: How to Create a Physical Instagram Display

How to Create an Instagram Display in the Physical World | Instagram is a great way to share and promote your program, but it doesn't have to just stay in the cloud. Create a physical Instagram display to promote both your social media account and your library programs.

I love the power of social media in libraries. It’s an amazing way to share what you’re doing, promote your programs, and reach out to students and community members. Being a visual learner, Instagram is definitely one of my favorite platforms. It makes it easy to share striking visual images with as much or as little text … Read more