Charlotte Ballard

District Library Coordinator; Lead Cataloger at Edward Roberson Middle


I’ve been an educator for 30+ years, a librarian for 19 years, and I love learning. I taught English 1-IV, English II-Pre-AP, English IV AP, English IV Honors, Geography (6th, 9th and 10th grades), World History, American History, Sociology, Spanish I, as well as English 1301 and 1302 through Lamar State College and LEAP programs. I’ve been a librarian in K-12 campuses. I’m a member of Texas Library Association, Young Adult Round Table, Catalogers Round Table, School Librarians Round Table, Texas Association of School Library Administrators, Texas Computer Educators Association, and American Federation of Teachers.

I teach: Library

To ages: 11 to 14


May 9, 2018

With a lot of translators, you have to speak or type in what you want translated, wait for a translation to pop up, then speak what you see. This one does the translation/speaking for you.

February 22, 2018

It’s a good place to get ideas and to find new tools. It was created to help parents and educators meet the needs of kids from young children through teenagers with their experiences with technology and to help them be successful based on the creators’ experiences with their own children.

April 3, 2017

Gorgeous photos

April 3, 2017

Some images are free but some are not.

April 3, 2017

A site to turn to when others fail you. Large collection of stock photos, many in high definition, but mostly not free. However, can be useful when you can’t find what you are looking for in the free sites, and some images are not too pricey.

April 3, 2017

Friendly site since most photos are totally free without restrictions on use.

Helps teachers learn to use Creative Commons licenses so their students can stay in compliance with copyright laws

April 3, 2017

This is the Spanish version of Sweet Search, a safe search engine for students.

August 23, 2015

It is super easy to learn and use, the kids like the comic effects, and you can add any message you like to a photo.