Biographical Sketch

speakingDr. Annette Lamb has been a school library media specialist, computer teacher, and professor of education and library science. She is currently teaching online graduate courses for librarians and educators as a professor at Indiana University - Indianapolis (IUPUI).

In addition to online teaching, she writes, speaks, and conducts professional development workshops, presentations, and keynotes throughout North America and is well-known for her realistic approaches to technology integration and information inquiry. In addition to working on state and national-level grant projects, she enjoys spending time with administrators, teachers, and individual school districts, universities, and museums focusing on practical, technology-rich approaches to teaching and learning.

Annette received her Ph.D. in Educational Technology from Iowa State University. Her roots in library, media, and technology are reflected in her passion for interdisciplinary approaches, reading and writing across the curriculum, and using a variety of resources from books to the Internet.

Annette LambAnnette's numerous articles and over a dozen books are valuable resources for educators. Her popular website,, includes a wide range of award-winning, free resources for educators including 42explore, Teacher Tap, Literature Ladders, Activate, Naturescapes, Multimedia Seeds and

Her latest book co-authored with Danny Callison is titled Graphic Inquiry. She's currently working on a book titled Fluid Learning Environments.

She loves to share her ideas with others. All of her sessions and workshops are available at

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Annette Lamb is a familiar name among national education technology leaders. Her sound insights and practical strategies encourage and empower educators to maximize technology resources for teaching and learning. While her impressive work positions her as the best among the best, she's right at home with group of classroom teachers pursuing the opportunities and challenges of technology integration. - Jim Parry, South Dakota TIES

Workshop Comments:gps project

Fantastic workshop with an energetic presenter... very relevant

High enthusiasm, concrete tips, excellent organization, and a great speaker!

This is the third time I've heard Annette and I learn something new every time.

Lots of energy... a good balance of philosophy and vision with practical strategies and ideas

Annette is very animated and motivating. She has an endless array of useful ideas. She's a great model of effective teaching!