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“The danger of allowing an advertising company to control the index of human knowledge is too obvious to ignore”

31 Oct

1. Google is polluting the internet “We’ve grown complacent as researchers; lazy as thinkers. We place too much trust in one company, a corporate advertising agency, and a single way of organising knowledge, automated keyword indexing.”… “…most people can’t tell the difference between ads and content any more, this commercial barrage is having a cultural impact.” “No wonder it has become nearly impossible to imagine a world without consumerism.” http://bit.ly/9ocZRN How to find directories for searching http://www.pandia.com/resources/search-directories.html google search news http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/this-week-in-search-102910.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FMKuf+%28Official+Google+Blog%29&utm_content=Google+Reader assessing online information http://www.onlineschools.org/resources/online-research-for-students/ educational search engines http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_search_engines.html and http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html
2. Sexting – Pew http://pewinternet.org/Presentations/2010/Oct/Teens-Adults-and-Sexting.aspx and eparenting http://www.media-awareness.ca/eparent/english/
3. Archetypes http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/archetypes
4. Using digital images in the classroom tl café http://tlvirtualcafe.wikispaces.com/Eyes_to_See
5. School Time Games http://ow.ly/2ZYUi
6. Ebooks and audiobooks http://heyjude.wordpress.com/2010/10/30/turning-a-new-page-ebooks-and-audiobooks/
7. Libraries and the future of publishing http://www.oclc.org/nextspace/016/1.htm
8. Student perspectives of online learning http://www.hefce.ac.uk/news/hefce/2010/nus.htm
9. using Twitter to teach about govt; politics: http://bit.ly/ddnxbI
10. Reading Enriches Learning http://curriculumpress.edu.au/rel/
11. Assessment and Metacognition: Blogging Research Reflections http://is.gd/gq57Z
12. The Lancet: Core Clinical Collection Essential overviews of globally important diseases http://tinyurl.com/2cujlxh
13. Facebook is rolling out Friendship Pages that pull together posts, comments, photos and events 2 friends have in common http://goo.gl/FqDF
14. LOTE 100+ Language Learning Sites http://bit.ly/aLynlQ
15. Religion pathfinder http://www.findingdulcinea.com/guides/Religion-and-Spirituality.xa_1.html skewed Google searches on religion – http://bit.ly/baIwtV
16. Download youtube http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/article/350935/download_youtube_videos_offline_viewing/
17. Videojug – Get Good At Life. The world’s best how to videos plus free expert advice and tutorials. http://ow.ly/318F7
18. Virtual tours PanoramicEarth. http://bit.ly/9jjYFo Natl Museum of Marine Biology Aquarium http://bit.ly/dlQoYM and http://blog.curriki.org/2010/09/23/virtual-field-trips-for-fall/
19. Facebook for Book Groups http://bit.ly/dgnEIZ
20. Print vs. Digital: Analyzing and Designing Book Apps for Works of Literature: Lesson http://nyti.ms/c4rTuc
21. Cool way to print news articles, blog posts, etc Joliprint: http://joliprint.com/
22. Globally Connected Teacher- http://bit.ly/aJb9KJ
23. Library design http://www.robinhood.org/initiatives/the-l!brary-initiative.aspx
24. Interactive reading websites http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-read.htm
25. Spooky display idea http://www.sheistoofondofbooks.com/2010/10/29/weekend-cooking-spooky-recycling-project/
26. Free Technology for Teachers: Professional Development http://bit.ly/bcHrsf
27. QR codes and using video to improve learning http://theactiveclass.com/2010/10/29/social-and-mobile-teaching-ideas/
28. Zoom.it viewing high resolution images http://ow.ly/31T8R
29. The ultimate intelligence test http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19592-take-the-ultimate-intelligence-test.html
30. More Physical Education for Children Boosts Bone Mass http://tinyurl.com/24c7435
31. 20 heroic librarians who save the world. http://icio.us/ddjzmv
32. Author Interviews and Advice for Writers: http://blog.booktopia.com.au/ten-terrifying-questions/
33. Some documentaries from snagfilms are available outside of USA … http://www.snagfilms.com

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