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February 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Getting Started!

     Well this is my first blog and I am sure everyone feels a little awkward starting one of these things.  I am working on my certification for Lib_SCI and am currently doing my internship with NEISD.  I really like everything about a library so far. You get to interact with the kids and parents in a positive way. In addition you get to handle a wide range of activities.   I also love the fact that I work with and around books all the time.  I have always loved the smell of books and still…


Added by CoffeeAtMidnight on February 28, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Campaign for Strong School Libraries!

The California School Library Association (CSLA) has announced the launch of the 2011 California Campaign for Strong School Libraries, a public awareness campaign to increase understanding about the importance of strong school libraries for our children. The campaign is being chaired by Connie Williams, a CSLA Past President.


Through a variety of projects and programs, the Campaign for Strong School libraries is targeting areas throughout California to raise awareness about…


Added by Janethelibrarian on February 26, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments

Help stop bullying! -by Joe Tedesco

Added by Joe Tedesco on February 25, 2011 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Digital Nation Wordle by Joe Tedesco


Added by Joe Tedesco on February 24, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Video search engine & xtranormal for creating videos




Check out this search engine that presents a video with sound for the topic you type in:


For making great videos also check out - more info.
 and to check the one I made on internet research at:

Added by Joe Tedesco on February 23, 2011 at 9:24pm — No Comments


Added by Ruth Castillo on February 22, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Digital Nation Wordle

Added by Ruth Castillo on February 22, 2011 at 9:54pm — No Comments

A Little About Me

Hi Everyone!


   I know most of you from class know me already.  But here goes another introduction. I will revamp it.  I am Ruth Castillo- Rangel.  I just go the new last name :) over the holidays.  I have been working as a librarian at La Encantada Elementary.  It has been enjoyable but I have had some challenging learning experiences!  I am so appreciative of the opportunity I have to be apart of this cohort.  I have learned so much!  It has really helped me in my job this…


Added by Ruth Castillo on February 16, 2011 at 7:33pm — No Comments

My Blog Introduction

I'm very happy to be a part of this class and a part of this amazing program here at Sam Houston for Library Science.  My appreciation for library professionals grows as each day passes.  There is so much more to being a librarian than just shelving and processing books.  I'm really lucky to be a part of such a great program to become a librarian myself.  I'm looking forward to graduation and, hopefully soon, to becoming a librarian myself.


So, now that I've shared some…


Added by Jason James Galvan on February 13, 2011 at 11:14pm — 1 Comment

Biomes Need Your Help!

Save one bookmark dealing with one biome to Diigo for 7th grade ->

The biomes are:
    * tundra
    * taiga
    * temperate deciduous forest
    * scrub forest (called chaparral in California)
    * grassland
    * desert
    * tropical rain forest
    * temperate rain forest

Added by mrsdurff on February 10, 2011 at 9:41pm — No Comments

2011 ALA Award Winners

Hi TLNing Community,

I thought that you might enjoy listening to the authors and illustrators who were recently recognized by various ALA committees (specifically the winners of the Newbery, Caldecott, Sibert, Printz, CSK, Pura Belpré, and Geisel).

My colleagues at have spent the past few weeks calling these amazing authors and illustrators, and… Continue

Added by Nick Glass on February 9, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

Sample Assignments

I decided to post a couple of previously submitted work samples to give you an idea of what the final project should look like. I showed these in the Corpus class, but in San Antonio I had problems getting them to load. So here are two. The first is a prezi, and I will just give you the URL:

This student ALSO had an interactive ppt that was a quiz over the…


Added by Dr. Mary Ann Bell on February 5, 2011 at 11:08pm — 1 Comment

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