Well, hello! I'm so happy you're here! 

BIO for Press 

Gwyneth A. Jones

The Daring Librarian: is a Future Ready Teacher Librarian & Ed Tech Leader. She's also a blogger, a Tweeter, an International Keynote EdTech & Librarian speaker, a trope and meme archivist, creator of content, a citizen of advocacy, and a resident of social media. Gwyneth is a Google Certified Innovator, a PBS / MPT American Graduate Champion of Change, and the author of the award winning The Daring Librarian blog. Ms. Jones and her amazing students have appeared on the NPR Bob Edwards Weekend show for a series called Shhh….Libraries at Work and was named an Innovator and one of 50 international Movers & Shakers 2011 ... by Library Journal Magazine She's also been named a Gale/Cengage New Leader, and the Best of the Best and a Visionary Leader by Teacher Librarian Magazine.

As a leader of Education Technology, Ms. Jones was honored to have been elected twice to the ISTE Board of Directors representing all PK-12 educators and school librarians 2010-2014. Her work & writings have been featured in the New York Times, NEA Today Magazine, Information Today Magazine, The Washington Post, and the Huffington Post. Admittedly, she’s also a goofball, a geek, and ridiculously humble.

Third person aside:
My CV is here and here's an interview by Middleweb called: A Daring Middle Grades Librarian I gotta admit, Middle school is my JAM!
New Learning Times Interview

Internet email: gwynethanne @ gmail (dot) com (preferred)

Mailing Address
Gwyneth Jones - Library Media Center
Murray Hill Middle School
9989 Winter Sun Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723
School Phone: 410-880-5897

Stalk my sites:

The Daring Librarian Blog, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Slideshare, Flickr, LinkedIn, Wikis, Pinterest, Portfolio, Scoopit, Daring School Edublog, Google+, YouTube Channel, Top Contributor Trip Advisor, Yelp, & Virtual Steampunk Second Life

How You Doin?

I love hearing from my PLN & visiting different cities, states, & countries spreading the Daring Librarian ed tech transliteracy and transparency revolution message! Even though I am a Teacher-Librarian, I do believe my (sometimes irreverent, humorous, & approachable) message goes beyond the library and school walls and is applicable for all subject areas and levels of education and ed tech. As a former member of the ISTEBoard of Directors, I proudly represent ALL PK-12 educators! PRESS BIO Below.

International Speaker:

It has been my honor & privilege to be invited to be a keynote and featured speaker at several International and US state Technology & Library conferences including: Opening keynote for ATLE -Convergence, Calgary Canada, QSLIN Library Symposium Keynote for the Ministry of Education - Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Keynote - California Teacher's Association Summer Institute at UCLA, Opening Keynote, ASTE18 - Anchorage Alaska METC15, SCASL15, Featured Speaker at FETC 2017 - Orlando, CUE14 - Palm Springs, California, LibraryLinkNJ, , AASL13, MACUL, AISL, MASL, CASL, NCSLMA, MSET, METC, WEMTAand was invited by Syba Signs of Australia to go on a three city speaking tour with Dr. Joyce Valenza to the cities of Sydney, Adelaide, and Perth! (I know, pinch me - right?) 

The Truth About Snapchat: A Digital Literacy Lesson for Us All - May 28, 2013

Want me to come visit & present to your group? I'd be honored! Email me or fill out the form at the bottom of this page! 

What Say They?

Jan 31, 2018 ... By Gwyneth Jones. digital detox Do you sleep with the phone next to your bed? Or worse, on or under your pillow with it pinging or vibrating with every text, Tweet, or notification? Do you feel insecure if your device isn't nearby or on your person? If you say yes, to any of these queries, maybe it's time for a ...
Whether you're learning new cyber skills or helping your colleagues get more tech saavy, here are some tips to earn your geek cred. By Gwyneth Jones, Member Contributor. Advice and Support ...
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Sep 25, 2015 ... By Gwyneth Jones, a.k.a. The Daring Librarian. One of the things I love most about being an educator is that every year is a do-over! Whatever you planned but didn't do last year, you can try this year. Here are some easy tips for upping your ed tech game and getting ready for a super new school year.
Use this gaming craze to introduce students to important resources and features of the school library. By Gwyneth Jones, a.k.a. The Daring Librarian, Member Contributor. Found in: School Library, Technology Tools, Lesson Plans ...
Aug 22, 2017 ... Get Animated, Literally. By Gwyneth Jones. Add an avatar for a more engaging classroom experience. Have you fallen in love with Bitmoji yet? This fun, free app has been around for a few years and now can be easily used to transform and animate your professional life and classroom. For those new to this ...
Jan 23, 2017 ... Six Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines. By Gwyneth Jones. social media tips for teachers I've been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky. There is a goldmine of information out there for teachers, but also landmines that can be quite ...

Did you miss this? It was so cool to be featured and interviewed on NPR - Bob Edwards Weekend  
Most importantly, they focused more on my kids rather than on me!


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