“The danger of allowing an advertising company to control the index of human knowledge is too obvious to ignore”

1. Google is polluting the internet “We’ve grown complacent as researchers; lazy as thinkers. We place too much trust in one company, a corporate advertising agency, and a single way of organising knowledge, automated keyword indexing.”… “…most people can’t tell the difference between ads and content any more, this commercial barrage is having a cultural impact.” “No wonder it has become nearly impossible to imagine a world without consumerism.” http://bit.ly/9ocZRN How to find directories for searching http://www.pandia.com/resources/search-directories.html google search news http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/this-week-in-search-102910.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FMKuf+%28Official+Google+Blog%29&utm_content=Google+Reader assessing online information http://www.onlineschools.org/resources/online-research-for-students/ educational search engines http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_search_engines.html and http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html
2. Sexting – Pew http://pewinternet.org/Presentations/2010/Oct/Teens-Adults-and-Sexting.aspx and eparenting http://www.media-awareness.ca/eparent/english/
3. Archetypes http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/archetypes
4. Using digital images in the classroom tl café http://tlvirtualcafe.wikispaces.com/Eyes_to_See
5. School Time Games http://ow.ly/2ZYUi
6. Ebooks and audiobooks http://heyjude.wordpress.com/2010/10/30/turning-a-new-page-ebooks-and-audiobooks/
7. Libraries and the future of publishing http://www.oclc.org/nextspace/016/1.htm
8. Student perspectives of online learning http://www.hefce.ac.uk/news/hefce/2010/nus.htm
9. using Twitter to teach about govt; politics: http://bit.ly/ddnxbI
10. Reading Enriches Learning http://curriculumpress.edu.au/rel/
11. Assessment and Metacognition: Blogging Research Reflections http://is.gd/gq57Z
12. The Lancet: Core Clinical Collection Essential overviews of globally important diseases http://tinyurl.com/2cujlxh
13. Facebook is rolling out Friendship Pages that pull together posts, comments, photos and events 2 friends have in common http://goo.gl/FqDF
14. LOTE 100+ Language Learning Sites http://bit.ly/aLynlQ
15. Religion pathfinder http://www.findingdulcinea.com/guides/Religion-and-Spirituality.xa_1.html skewed Google searches on religion – http://bit.ly/baIwtV
16. Download youtube http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/article/350935/download_youtube_videos_offline_viewing/
17. Videojug – Get Good At Life. The world’s best how to videos plus free expert advice and tutorials. http://ow.ly/318F7
18. Virtual tours PanoramicEarth. http://bit.ly/9jjYFo Natl Museum of Marine Biology Aquarium http://bit.ly/dlQoYM and http://blog.curriki.org/2010/09/23/virtual-field-trips-for-fall/
19. Facebook for Book Groups http://bit.ly/dgnEIZ
20. Print vs. Digital: Analyzing and Designing Book Apps for Works of Literature: Lesson http://nyti.ms/c4rTuc
21. Cool way to print news articles, blog posts, etc Joliprint: http://joliprint.com/
22. Globally Connected Teacher- http://bit.ly/aJb9KJ
23. Library design http://www.robinhood.org/initiatives/the-l!brary-initiative.aspx
24. Interactive reading websites http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-read.htm
25. Spooky display idea http://www.sheistoofondofbooks.com/2010/10/29/weekend-cooking-spooky-recycling-project/
26. Free Technology for Teachers: Professional Development http://bit.ly/bcHrsf
27. QR codes and using video to improve learning http://theactiveclass.com/2010/10/29/social-and-mobile-teaching-ideas/
28. Zoom.it viewing high resolution images http://ow.ly/31T8R
29. The ultimate intelligence test http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19592-take-the-ultimate-intelligence-test.html
30. More Physical Education for Children Boosts Bone Mass http://tinyurl.com/24c7435
31. 20 heroic librarians who save the world. http://icio.us/ddjzmv
32. Author Interviews and Advice for Writers: http://blog.booktopia.com.au/ten-terrifying-questions/
33. Some documentaries from snagfilms are available outside of USA … http://www.snagfilms.com

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