I guess I should rephrase that question–is uploading/downloading “copyrighted” music through p2p file sharing legal? I’ve had this conversation with kids (even my own) frequently, and generally it winds up being an argument that is pointless. The kids tell me it is so easy, will never end, and can’t be stopped, and not only that [...]
Tag Archive 'Information Literacy'
Here is where you can read the activities I have planned for Teen Read Week. I have created a display in the library too titled “Books that Bite” and if i remember I’ll return here and post a picture. Friday another literacy teacher is sponsoring a “Books that Bite Breakfast” which we are having a [...]
Next week, March 12-14, the South Carolina Association of School Librarians will meet up in Columbia, SC for the annual SCASL Conference. This year’s theme, Power Up @ Your Library, is very fitting, as there are some POWERFUL guest speakers, authors, and more coming to rejuvenate me! Annette Lamb, Larry Johnson, Joyce Valenza, Gail Dickinson…I [...]
Recently Carolyn Foote, a friend who is honestly a friend in the virtual sense, as I only know her from Twitter, blogging, webcasts, and Ustream forums, has challenged my thinking about the library. She works in a large public suburban high school in Austin, Texas (Westlake High School). She is in the process of packing [...]
[This open letter is to Wes Fryer and anyone else reading and or seeing all the media coverage of the Megen Meier MySpace/Suicide Tragedy--his comments were closed (even tho his site said otherwise) but I want to speak to the issue. If you are not familiar with this story, click here.] Wes thanks for posting [...]