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Living Social, Loving Books

18 Jun

1. Just discovered Living Social on facebook for sharing books http://apps.facebook.com/facebookshelf/people/1717289760/home
2. The Libraries and Transliteracy blog suggest that we should now be focusing on the four Cs. You can read the post in full here http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/06/17/the-3-rs-or-the-4-cs/
3. Library Team Statement http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/rblonline/Library/GenericTeamStatement06.doc
4. www.funtrivia.com
5. Give your blog a voice http://www.odiogo.com/ Example http://paradise-mysteries.blogspot.com/
6. 20 webtools for teaching http://issuu.com/anamariacult/docs/webtoolsappliedtoteaching
7. Writing competitions for children http://learningplace.com.au/deliver/content.asp?pid=39168 also QIEU Literary Competition Open http://www.qieu.asn.au/748.html entries in by July 16, 2010; QIEU Art competition- entries by August 6. Now closed – The Young Journalist Award 2010 18 June http://www.australiancatholics.com.au/
8. How to write a short story http://www.solutionsindata.com/writing_opportunities/publishing_opportunities.htm
9. Google Sets http://labs.google.com/sets insert a term and it generates a list of words that are connected with that topic – this can serve as an initial brainstorming activity for search terms.
10. Museumbox http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/06/18/museum-box/ build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box
11. Top book list for school http://www.quizlist.net/%28fq325pb0bu0cop550jqpac2q%29/toptenlist.aspx
12. Ereading http://chronicle.com/article/Do-You-Like-Your-E-Reader-/65840/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en
13. Library Press Display taking on the news world http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/viewer.aspx and http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/computers/blogs/gadgets-on-the-go/hands-on-with-ipad-news-aggregators/20100614-ya6r.html competiton – Pulse http://www.zdnet.com/blog/apple/my-favorite-new-ipad-app-pulse-news-reader/7163

 
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Posted by on June 18, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

One response to “Living Social, Loving Books

  1. Beverly Beavers

    June 19, 2010 at 3:55 am

    Thank you for setting up this website to help us learn about new technology.

     

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