Become a VALF Member

Complete the membership form and make your payment with the Pay Pal Donation button.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Webinar on Career Online High School in Florida on June 3

Career Online High School -
Learn From Participating Public Libraries    
If your public library is considering applying to participate in the 2016-17 Florida Career Online High School project, this learning opportunity is for you! Join this webinar to chat with your colleagues around the state and hear about the experiences of the public libraries that participated in the project's pilot year. Please come prepared to ask the on-the-ground experts any questions you have about the project. 
  
Register Now!
Friday, June 3, 2016
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern

For more information, please contact Amy Johnson at amy.johnson@dos.myflorida.com or 850.245.6603.  
Registration Information
 
Once we process your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the live session. 
 
When you attend a live event, you can ask presenters questions using either VoIP (audio from your computer speakers) or your phone. We recommend using a headset with a microphone if you plan on using VoIP.  
 
For registration assistance, contact Melissa Hooke, technical support assistant, at melissa.hooke@dos.myflorida.com or 850.245.6632.

Missed an Event?

View recorded sessions on our YouTube channel. 

Follow us on Twitter        View our videos on YouTube       Like us on Facebook
This announcement is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State's  
Division of Library and Information Services.
 

Division of Library and Informat

Free App Word Mover



Word Mover allows students to create "found poetry" by choosing from word banks and existing famous works. Additionally, users can add their own new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.


Source: Project Read Free Apps to Enhance Instruction by the San Francisco Public Library

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Free App Card Deck






This simple and effective Orton-Gillingham electronic card deck enhances understanding of over 80 phonemes that form the building blocks for reading and spelling. Each card offers the multisensory experience of hearing the corresponding phoneme and key word, watching a video clip showing articulation of the phoneme, and the opportunity to practice the phoneme with a voice recording/playback option.


Source: Project Read Free App s to Enhance Instruction by the San Francisco Public Library

Monday, May 23, 2016

Small Talk Consonant Blends Free App





The SmallTalk Consonant Blends app provides a series of speech-exercise videos, each illustrating the tongue and lip movements necessary to produce consonant blends where two or three consonants are blended together, such as “bl” or “str.”


Source: Project Read Free App s to Enhance Instruction by the San Francisco Public Library