Heather Lister

Heather Lister teacher-librarian with a passion for making and innovation. Previously a school librarian, she is now an educational consultant with Mackin Educational Resources. She holds degrees in Library Science and Instructional Technology and certificates in Mathematics and School Administration. She is on a mission to abolish the stereotype of libraries and librarians. She serves as the Professional Development Chair for the ISTE Librarians Network. Heather has presented at ISTE, FETC, TCEA and many state and regional conferences. Heather is the mom of two wonderful children and a lover of all things Harry Potter. Follow her @LibrarianLister or check out her blog at www.heatherlister.com.

digital-reading

Making Digital Reading Easier

Literacy is the ability to read and write. Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks. [www.transliteracy.com] As a librarian in a 1:1 school, my students are consuming most of their […]

Why eBooks? My top 5 reasons.

Why eBooks? Top 5 Reasons

My library recently made the leap to including eBooks in our collection. The biggest question I’ve received isn’t about the platform or the prices, but WHY. After answering this question to many fellow librarians, I decided I better just write a blog about it. So – why eBooks? Well…why not? This is my first year […]