In October AASL published the updated information literacy standards “Standards for the 21st –Century Learner”. Now the parsing begins… what is right about the
standards? What is wrong? What do they mean? How can I use the standards to improve my instruction, and
student’s learning? There is more to
come, more work being done by AASL but in the meantime what is that we,
teacher- librarians, notice about the new learning standards.…
Added by Mary Ann Harlan on November 30, 2007 at 5:53pm —
The April 2008 issue of Teacher Librarian will focus on the new AASL Learning Standards with the deadline being Jan 5 for any of you that would like to write a piece. However, I am thinking of writing a collaborative book with any who would like to participate. It would be something like a graphic organizer. Each page would take a central concept from the standards such as: Inquiry. This would be centered in the middle of the page. Then around that central idea would be border sections dealing… Continue
Added by David Loertscher on November 30, 2007 at 2:19pm —
Saw this on LISNews
is offering a free download of an older version of Camtasia Studio
(version 3). Their free downloads usually expire after a 30 day trial,
but now they’re offering a free registration key to install it for
good. If you do want to upgrade to the latest version, you’ll be
eligible for a half price upgrade ($149). Details from… Continue
Added by Polly Farrington on November 25, 2007 at 3:17pm —
How do you manage technology as part of your daily job activities?
Added by Janine Manior on November 25, 2007 at 2:55am —
Pl. follow the link for futher information
Added by Naveed Ahmad on November 22, 2007 at 2:15am —
I'm so pleased to have a week off from a 42-mile 1-way commute and am particularly thankful for the opportunity to rehearse as a pit-orchestra member--trombone--for a production of Dickens' celebrated Christmas Carol at the Temecula Old Town Community Theater coming up early next month.
Added by LARRY RETZACK on November 20, 2007 at 12:21am —
Since I spend quite a bit of time building and maintaining educational websites, I am always looking for software and tools to improve the experience for the end user. I just came across this research that I find quite interesting when contemplating building a new website.
From VirtualHosting.com Blog
Scientific Web Design: 23 Actionable Lessons from Eye-Tracking Studies
By Christina… Continue
Added by Richard Beaudry on November 14, 2007 at 4:38pm —
Below is the link of open access journals
It may be of your intrest
Added by Naveed Ahmad on November 12, 2007 at 5:40am —
Advantages of Social Cataloging
Social bookmarking has added a great deal to how information users share their online resources, however LibraryThing has taken social bookmarking and networking to an entirely new…
Added by Ann Bell on November 11, 2007 at 5:34pm —
"My" teachers have been complaining about not having access to high-quality images without scrounging around for hours on the web. So I put together this wiki of copyright-friendly image sources
. Also a long list of historical political cartoons, which the history teachers appreciate. Feel free to use it! Or add anything! password is opensesame4
Added by Jeri Hurd on November 10, 2007 at 7:34am —
Help us polish the latest edition of our Evaluation Wizard!
Carl Heine is rewriting our Evaluation Wizard; a ten step process for…
Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 7, 2007 at 5:45pm —
Classes Forming: Register Now!
This popular four-week on-line course empowers participants to search efficiently, evaluate Internet and Web 2.0 information effectively and use it ethically incorporating the full range of 21st Century Information Fluency skills and resources.
This course, developed by the 21st Century Information Fluency Project is open to all adults who desire to become… Continue
Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 5, 2007 at 9:02pm —