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Catching up on holiday news

11 Jul

1. Free ebook software http://www.filetransit.com/files.php?name=3d_Flip_Album also http://issuu.com
examples to look at http://issuu.com/smik2010/docs/so_you_want_to_learn_to_blog

There are some books called The Bunk Room where kids collaborate to produce a book http://issuu.com/thebunkroom/docs/2009-01_january more at http://issuu.com/catlingabel/docs/holls2
youtube clip explaining the process http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ9es0KEA6I
2. Delay of internet filtering in Australia announced by Senator Conroy
http://www.minister.dbcde.gov.au/media/media_releases/2010/068 more at http://www.dbcde.gov.au/all_funding_programs_and_support/cybersafety_plan/transparency_measures
and http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/07/09/2949220.htm Launch of safer internet group http://www.alia.org.au/internetfiltering/ Submission to government select committee on cyber-safety http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jscc/subs.htm
3. Tom March keynote notes ACEC 2010 conference http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/07/09/tom-march/ by Judith Way
4. Bing Advanced Operator References http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff795620.aspx from Mary Ellen Bates www.websearchpacific.com
5. Library program rubric – interesting checklist http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/library/SLMPE_rubric/rubric.html#Building
6. Ebooks increase equity for disabled students http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/06/30/feds-make-ereaders-accessible-to-all-students/
7. ISTE Conference 2010- many resources http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/07/07/iste-conference-2010/
8. Teacher –Librarian Inquiry – latest sad, bad school library news from the Inquiry regarding Ed QLD, but good news about Catholic sector support http://hubinfo.wordpress.com/2010/07/10/qld-get-rid-of-teacher-librarians/ and http://hubinfo.wordpress.com/2010/07/06/do-we-need-federal-standards-do-we-ever/ and more gloomy news regarding US school libraries http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/06/30/school-libraries-pummeled-as-budget-crisis-worsens/
9. Mobile computing is educations’ future http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/06/21/summit-mobile-computing-is-educations-future/#utm_source=feed&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feed
10. Plagiarism efforts http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/07/06/to-stop-cheats-colleges-learn-their-trickery/
11. Research dispels common ed-tech myths http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/06/29/research-dispels-common-ed-tech-myths/
12. Ebooks take longer to read than print http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/07/06/study-ebooks-take-longer-to-read-than-print/

 
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