Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology February 2015

Best Apps for Teens, Winter 2015 Sarah Ludwig With a hint of winter’s demise in the air, it’s time to freshen up your mobile device. Clean out all those memory-hogging apps you never use, and try some new ones on... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology December 2014

Teach Students to Evaluate Information Sarah Ludwig This year, I began teaching a section of my school’s Sophomore Seminar, a quarterly class that all sophomores are required to take. My section, simply called Research Seminar, aims to instruct students on... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology June 2014

Minecraft in the Classroom Sarah Ludwig In my last column, I wrote about playing Minecraft in the library, in a club, or informal group setting. This month, I’d like to share some ways librarians can use Minecraft in the classroom... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology June 2013

Wikispaces Is More Than Just a Wiki Sarah Ludwig June 2013 I’ve used Wikispaces since I first became a school librarian in 2007, but it’s only been over the past year that I’ve learned what a powerful tool it is.... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech December 2012

App to School Sarah Ludwig December 2012 Student choices Now that I have a few months of school under my belt, I feel like I have a good sense of which apps my students find most useful. My students are... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech August 2012

Keeping it All Straight: Using Evernote to Stay Organized Sarah Ludwig August 2012 Sometimes it feels like we’ve got too much information coming our way, and even finding the methods for keeping track of technology trends and news can be... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech June 2012

The Marriage of Words and Pictures Sarah Ludwig June 2012 I am not a very good artist (truthfully, I’m awful; my “style” hasn’t changed since I was twelve). But I love to write and since I write a lot, I know first-hand... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology Archives

Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology by Kelly Czarnecki and Janice Scurio. Two teen services librarians take turns following technology issues with teens. Past writers are Linda W. Braun, Joyce Kasman Valenza, and Sarah Ludwig. (In every issue;... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech June 2011

Team Building with Video Projects Sarah Ludwig June 2011 May 6th marked the culmination of a project I developed at my school: a Public Service Announcement contest. Lasting from March to May, this project was carefully planned from start to... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech February 2011

I Am Not a Computer Whiz February 2011 Sarah Ludwig A couple of weeks ago, my husband brought The Sims 3 home from the library for me to play on our Xbox. In The Sims 3, when you are creating... (Continue reading)

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