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Creating Future Libraries

15 May

1. Creating Future Libraries seminar – this year on 18th October- probably State Library of QLD again – here is last year’s program http://www.learningplace.com.au/deliver/content.asp?pid=45394 Who are they? Some information here in the submission to the school libraries inquiry http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/edt/schoollibraries/subs/sub248.pdf
2. Web 2.0 tools explored http://www.kb.com.au/presentations/web2.0-and-school-libraries.htm
3. Archive of e-books webinar https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?sid=&psid=2010-05-12.2106.D.40F698971780B7AEE5FAD85F5E2D6D.vcr Blog http://blogs.educationau.edu.au/ksmith/
4. Public policy forum – “Is this a revolution?: A critical analysis of the Rudd government’s
national education agenda” http://www.acsa.edu.au/pages/images/ACSA%20Boomer%20address.pdf and Kevin Donnelly on the latest initiatives in national education http://communities.deakin.edu.au/ppf2010/
5. “Does access to books mitigate the effects of poverty on reading achievement? A third study http://stephenslighthouse.com/2010/05/13/school-libraries-and-student-achievement/
6. Cool graphic showing “The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook” click image to advance in years http://link.social.com/c/twitter/1349941/1273757848/b/b852Bm/diiceY
7. How to do applied math in Excel 2010 –good for physics, economics etc- formatted equations http://bit.ly/9kv9zE
8. Using IWB to make sense of images http://twitpic.com/1nfesp
9. Preparation for stop motion animation http://twitpic.com/1ng7d3
10. New world newspapers http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/magazine/16Journalism-t.html and http://thefastertimes.com/
11. Funny – using google to get a job http://holykaw.alltop.com/the-most-clever-way-to-land-a-job-ever-video
12. The mystery of coasts of building Libraries http://www.theaustralian.com.au/in-depth/schools-watch/ber-library-three-times-manufacturers-price/story-fn56ulhe-1225867026885
13. Social Media Parenting: Raising the Digital Generation: http://is.gd/c88Bh
14. Using laptops makes you a better writer even if you handwrite in a test http://usm.maine.edu/cepare//Impact_on_Student_Writing_Brief.pdf
15. How writing improves reading http://bit.ly/cRA5vZ student writing ideas.
16. Why phones are less “cheek friendly” http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/14/technology/personaltech/14talk.html
17. Time magazine – Real-Time news stream http://bit.ly/cYtEG2
18. TumbleBooks launches a consumer ebook store http://is.gd/c8Gjm
19. Facebook: Facts You Probably Didn’t Know http://tinyurl.com/245b2ss All Hallows’ School Alumni Facebook site http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2349153987#!/group.php?gid=2349153987&v=info
20. New from Skype, video calling for up to five people http://blogs.skype.com/en/2010/05/group_video_calling.html
21. Smories! for iPhone too. Digital storytelling by real kids http://www.smories.com/
22. Interesting article on micro magazines http://bit.ly/bO5xsV download free Fearless magazine

 
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