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Captain Obvious Flies Again

09 Sep

1. “Captain Obvious Flies Again” great quote from oztlnet RE Facebook distracts students http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1309612/Using-Facebook-lower-exam-results-20.html http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/facebook-bad-for-students/story-e6frf7l6-1225915602373 Quit Facebook http://www.wikihow.com/Quit-Facebook Suing Facebook http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/09/03/teens-sue-facebook-over-like-button/
2. Shoestring Library makeover http://www.flickr.com/photos/37203498@N00/sets/72157622656317248/show/ Great school library links from Lorene http://lorene.edublogs.org/
3. Cybersafety- Digital literacy tour http://www.google.com/educators/digitalliteracy.html
4. Cybersafety concerns -“About 30% of all teens” have sent or received sexually explicit texts http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/newsletters/newsletterbucketcurriculumconnections/886408-442/texting_and_sexting_everyones_doing.html.csp
5. Piloting iPads in library settings http://is.gd/f04Ok
6. Publishrs, bloggrs, booksellrs,libs – plz join #followreader chat re: hot fall titles! Fri. 4-5pm ET: http://bit.ly/alqXXa
7. A new micro site aimed at teens lets readers download short book chapters of 200 to 400 words-for free on mobile phones. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/newsletters/newsletterbucketextrahelping/886550-443/yoza_makes_micro_books_mobile.html.csp
8. Using word clouds – wordle http://www.web2teachingtools.com/wordle.html
9. Booktrust teenage prize shortlist 2010 announced. www.booktrust.org.uk/
10. Self-control and distraction- funny after slow start http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzxmMvbBilM&feature=related
11. Metafiction http://www.huffingtonpost.com/monica-edinger/the-meta-of-childrens-fic_b_706068.html
12. MindShift http://bit.ly/cdtaLN Interesting new ICT blog
13. Time management – Efficiency tips http://www.sarahwilson.com.au/2010/09/the-three-best-efficiency-tips-ive-ever-found/ and http://epiclaunch.com/3-simple-steps-to-manage-your-time-like-a-pro/ and http://ezinearticles.com/?Are-You-Checking-Your-Email-Again?-3-Tips-For-Time-Management-and-Checking-Email&id=4947473 and http://theadventurouswriter.com/blog/quipstipsachievinggoals/how-to-reduce-stress-by-managing-your-time-better-time-management-tips/
14. Inkling http://bit.ly/bXHNMz Texts that are “dynamic, social, interactive and easy to carry around.”
15. Google Home Page Now Showing Search Results As You Type: http://tinyurl.com/23avxq6 http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/08/google-instant-speed-volume/
16. Book trailer awards – trailie http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/home/886663-312/sljs_trailie_awards_asks_readers.html.csp
17. data visualization &”art of data” http://bit.ly/dqP7FV
18. Wikispaces’s poster embed feature (for Glogster & others) http://tinyurl.com/2g3xyh7
19. Today is International Literacy Day! UNESCO’s focus this Yr: “The Power of Women’s Literacy” http://bit.ly/bpz7n3
20. Ereader overview – kindle, ipad http://laurenpressley.com/library/2010/09/ebooks-and-blog-posts/

 
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