photograph of Joyce ValenzaSince 1998, Joyce Valenza has been the teacher-librarian at Springfield Township High School in Erdenheim, PA. She received her Ph.D. (2007) at the University of North Texas’s School of Library and Information Science.

Joyce is a prolific education and technology writer. For ten years, she was the techlife@school columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and has also authored columns for Media And Methods and Electronic Learning. She has written articles for journals such as Information Today, Classroom Connect, Learning and Leading with Technology, Educational Leadership, and Knowledge Quest. Joyce has also written several books and book chapters including Power Tools (1998), Power Research Tools (2003) and Power Tools Revisited (2004).

Fall semester 2013 will be Joyce's last at Springfield Township High School; she is leaving to join the faculty at Rutgers University School of Communication and Information.

Other Resources created / developed by Joyce Valenza:

Articles Online:
Valenza, Joyce (Sept-Oct 2012). Curation. School Library Monthly; 29(1).

Valenza, Joyce (Sept. 2009). 14 Ways K–12 Librarians Can Teach Social Media. Tech & Learning.

Valenza, Joyce. Web 2.0 Meets Information Fluency: Evaluating Blog. 21st Century Information Fluency.

Article About Joyce Valenza:
Firth, Shannon (June 2010). Educators that Rock!: Joyce Valenza. Finding Dulcinea.

Here's a promotional video clip that Joyce and students created:

Somewhere over Web 2.0 (clip from the Wizard of Apps) from Joyce Valenza on Vimeo.

You can listen to a presentation podcast:
Web 2.0: What It Is, How to Evaluate . . .

You can view her videos at YouTube

You can also follow Joyce Valenza on Twitter

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