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“Feral [chicken] of the internet”

09 Apr

The title should say “children” not “chicken.” However, in my skim reading frenzy, I misread it as chicken and quite liked this version. Consider the mental image of feral chickens clucking around madly in the World Wide Net, while being stalked by the Web 2.0 wolves – a rather “grim” fairytale? Thus, the links below on how people read online may be of interest.

Both the following quotes come from an excellent article from Mike Moran “
http://www.forbes.com/2010/03/22/moran-librarian-skills-intelligent-investing-google.html

Without a dedicated guide, [students] end up as “feral children of the Internet raised by the Web 2.0 wolves.” (Professor Henry Jenkins)

“In a recent study of fifth grade students in the Netherlands, most never questioned the credibility of a Web site, even though they had just completed a course on information literacy. When my company asked 300 school students how they searched, nearly half answered: “I type a question.” When we asked how students knew if a site was credible, the most common answers were “if it sounds good” or “if it has the information I need.” Equally dismal was their widespread failure to check a source’s date, author or citations.”

1. Reading online https://readingpower.wordpress.com/2009/11/04/nov-09-out-with-books-%E2%80%93-in-with-kindles/ http://weblogg-ed.com/2008/reading-online-is-not-reading-on-paper/
http://ow.ly/13f3t
2. Buffy Hamilton presentation – “Pivot Points for Change: Connecting the Dots of Information literacy with social media” http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/internetschools-east-2010-presentation-pivot-points-for-change-connecting-the-dots-of-information-literacy-with-social-media/
3. 2010 Anzac resources http://www.dva.gov.au/commems_oawg/commemorations/education/Pages/education%20resources.aspx
4. Tools – Great free stop motion software-Monkeyjam http://www.giantscreamingrobotmonkeys.com/monkeyjam/index.html Bring conversation to your domain http://status.net/ Fotobabble http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/04/09/fotobabble/ Find the time http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_US-AZ.aspx
5. School doing great elearning – see video & learning spaces http://bountyboulevardss.eq.edu.au/
6. Ology – creative science site – http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6725561.html?nid=2413&source=title&rid=17458595
7. Edible book tea http://www.creativeartsworkshop.org/html/events/ediblebooks.html
8. Support libraries http://freeze-n-read.weebly.com/ Grimness for teachers and tls in California http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6724832.html?nid=2413&source=title&rid=17458595 Working to save American libraries http://themwordblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/working-to-save-american-libraries.html
9. Mentoring Teacher librarians http://wanderings.edublogs.org/ and http://wanderings.edublogs.org/category/mentoring/
10. Great article – Joyce Valenza on creating an online library presence http://www.voya.com/2010/03/30/tag-team-tech-wrestling-with-teens-and-technology-evolving-the-virtual-school-library-and-deconstructing-the-essentials/

TL Virtual café- archive of session about online presences for school libraries http://tlvirtualcafe.wikispaces.com/ 1hr

Some links from this presentation- see transcript for more

http://tlvirtualcafe.wikispaces.com/Web_Presence has transcript
View presentation https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/playback.jnlp?psid=2010-03-01.0940.D.40F698971780B7AEE5FAD85F5E2D6D.vcr
http://tlvirtualcafe.wikispaces.com/Cafe_Ideas
http://weaverlake.district279.org/Maud_Hart_Lovelace.html
http://weblist.me/the-dickens-lmc-web-presence
http://discoverychange.pbworks.com/Students%27-Shelfaris
http://twitter.com/kingshighlib
showyourself widget http://www.dbachrach.com/showyourself/
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/bonnie_bassler_on_how_bacteria_communicate.html
http://creatingthoughtfulreaders.pbworks.com/
http://weirdschool.wikispaces.com/Mrs.+Mo%27s+Class
http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/index.php
http://sites.google.com/site/herricksvlmc/home

 
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