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Wonderful Ways to Use Wakelet in School Libraries

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Amanda Jones  
Heather White  

Wakelet is the perfect tool for school librarians and can be used for student collaboration, professional development, and curation of resources to share with students, parents, and your community. Learn about this free platform, see examples of boards, and walk away with templates to take back to your school library.

Audience: Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Wakelet app
Topic: Creativity & curation tools
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Empowering Leader
  • Support educators in using technology to advance learning that meets the diverse learning, cultural, and social-emotional needs of individual students.
For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will know how to create their own Wakelet account and begin curating resources.
Participants will examine a variety of examples on the ways to use Wakelet in school libraries.


I. Overview of Wakelet
A. Creating an Account
B. Creating Wakelet boards
C. Saving resources
C. Sharing your Wakelet
II. Showcasing the features of Wakelet
III. Wakelet as a Curation Tool
IV. Ways to Use Wakelet with Fellow Educators
VI. Ways to Use Wakelet with Students for Lessons and Collaboration

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Amanda Jones, Live Oak Middle Library

Amanda Jones is a teacher-librarian from Watson, LA. She was named one of EdTech Magazine's Top 30 K-12 IT Influencers to Follow in 2022. Amanda is the 2021 School Library Journal Co-Librarian of the Year, a 2021 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, and the 2020 Louisiana School Librarian of the Year. Amanda is the President of the Louisiana Association of School Librarians, an AASL Social Media Superstar, and a member of the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Committee. She is passionate about school library advocacy and promoting the love of reading. Find out more about her at

Heather White, LPPS Public Schools
ISTE Certified Educator

Heather has been an educator for over 20 years. She is a Google Certified Educator and Trainer as well as ISTE certified educator. Currently she is an Instructional Technology Facilitator for Livingston Parish Public Schools working with teachers across 50 schools on the integration of technology.

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