In mid April one of my English teachers had her AP Lit students create propaganda pieces as a component of the novel study of George Orwell’s 1984. I blogged about it here. First impressions can be so deceiving, as though I came to the class to see them and even agreed to display them in [...]
Category Archive for 'global'
Barring any snafus tomorrow 6PM-ish (ET) I have a group of 8 students signed up for our first participation into the SWVBC (somewhat virtual book club.) We are connecting with seven other schools from all over the US via Skype. I use Skype at home, but at school, with our filter and firewall and who [...]
Today on our SCASL-listserv, a fellow teacher-librarian asked about how schools are dealing with students who bring their own laptops to school. The posted question also inquired about how schools are using webcams, with the follow up statement “couldn’t they be used to help our homebound students.” Of course we had quite a few respond, [...]
technolibrary@cathyjo Hello library school students! You’re entering a great, innovative and growing possession–web 2.0 is the library wave!31 minutes ago from web inreply to cathyjo njtechteacher@cathyjo Hello from New Jersey USA near New York City – enjoy your presentation!about 1 hour ago from web in reply to cathyjo dmcordell@cathyjo Hi to you and the SLIS [...]
What a difference a week makes! Saturday the Edublogger awards were announced, and I was so sure I did not win, I did not even go into Second Life to hear who did, nor did I tap into the many portals made available live (like Edtech Talk, Skype, and others…) You see, as I told [...]
I’ve seen this posted in several blogs I subscribe to today and in several list serves that I am a member of. When I first saw it, I read it but didn’t really process it. Then when I saw it in several different locations, I began to pay attention. Considering my posting to support Global [...]
Carolyn Foote of the Blog Not So Distant Future has asked the we support Global Library 2.0 Week (which is next week) by sharing ways we will connect with fellow librarians and educators using our web 2.0 tools. My desire is to connect, collaborate, create, reflect, and learn which is similar to Mitch Resnick’s cycle [...]