Reading, writing, tweeting

February 29, 2012

Via Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

When Ed Knight wants to find out what his 6-year-old did in school, he can scroll the Twitter feed on his iPhone for clues to start a conversation with his quiet son, who sometimes holds back when recounting details of his day.
Via www.chicagotribune.com

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Digtial citizenship – a worthwhile set of slides.

February 28, 2012

Via Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

This is the deck shared with graduate students taking an online course on digital citizenship.
Via www.slideshare.net


Using Comics and Graphic Novels in the Classroom

February 28, 2012

Via Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

While Americans tend to view comics as “fodder for children,” people in Europe and Japan have a more positive view of the medium.
Via www.ncte.org


Using Google Earth in the classroom | Google Earth Blog

February 28, 2012

Via Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

Amazing things about Google Earth – news, features, tips, technology, and applications…
Via www.gearthblog.com


Speak up for libraries

February 28, 2012

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Via www.speakupforlibraries.org


21st Century Literacies

February 28, 2012

Via Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

policy of 21st century literacies…
Via www.ncte.org


Things Teacher-Librarians Do That People Don’t Realize — Support School Libraries

February 28, 2012

Via Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

Did you know that Teacher-Librarians are Teachers? • We plan and co-teach, with classroom teachers, units of study that align with Colorado State Standards.
Via www.supportschoollibraries.com