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A Match Made in High School

06 Mar

1. Great mixpod of songs from the book to listen to while you read A Match Made in High School http://www.kristin-walker.com/books.html
Google have a sort of competition to showcase some of their more innovative uses of their technology. It’s called the Google Slam and it’s arranged on a competitive basis.The two current “champions” are at http://www.demoslam.com/ see the demonstrations organised by the underlying technologies at http://www.demoslam.com/#/tech and all the demonstrations at http://www.demoslam.com/#/all-demos
2. Literacy Lava 8, a free e-zine with literacy, writing and reading activities for kids and parents is out now from The Book Chook http://www.thebookchook.com/2011/03/literacy-lava-8-out-now.html
3. ebooks advice http://education.qld.gov.au/library/resource/eresources/ebooks-advice.html
4. Research skills http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/ergo/research_skills
5. Designing libraries http://www.designinglibraries.org.uk/
6. Sue’s presentation called ‘Get out of the library’ embedded in Caroline Roche’s site http://heartoftheschool.edublogs.org/useful-presentations/ check out some of the ‘A day in the life of …’ responses
7. Animoto for book promotion http://centeno.edublogs.org/2010/03/25/learn-more-about-the-holocaust/
8. Google new tricks http://www.theaustralian.com.au/australian-it/exec-tech/google-teaches-old-docs-new-tricks/story-e6frgazf-1226011515888
9. QR codes – PC/webcam QRcode reader here http://www.quickmark.com.tw/en/basic/downloadPC.asp works well with webcam to launch websites with QR codes- PC based solution, as most kids (grades k-5) don’t carry cell phones at school, set up an older PC as a “QR station” so kids can view book trailers, also visit cool author websites, or to trigger bibliographies of suggested books in our library for various genre; grade levels.
10. Library Value Calculator — see http://www.ilovelibraries.org/getinformed/getinvolved/calculator.cfm–that – see
http://act4sl.wikispaces.com — there are instructions available on how to customize the calculator, at http://maine.gov/msl/services/customcal.htm
11. Unshelved online comics, clever and relevant Friday Bookclub strip! http://www.unshelved.com/2011-3-4
12. http://www.businessinsider.com/amanda-hocking-2011-2 This 26-Year-Old Is Making Millions Cutting Out Traditional Publishers With Amazon Kindle, Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/amanda-hocking-2011-2#ixzz1FhiXzVfG
13. Site for blogging http://kidblog.org/home.php
14. Video overview The 2011 Horizon Report http://youtu.be/DHUufQm_gdA
15. Blabberize https://sites.google.com/a/solon.k12.ia.us/sms-tech-club/home/blabberize
16. App for citation http://edbuzz.org/djohnson/2011/02/app-makes-citations-a-snap/
17. Amazon Forces Kindle Lending Club to Rebrand – Now BookLending.com http://edbuzz.org/djohnson/2011/02/app-makes-citations-a-snap/
18. What do you know about Photos Stored on Facebook…02.14.11 http://j.mp/dYCUKh
19. Library facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/SHS-Media-Center/161692317210261
20. (free) schematic of classical christian education at: http://bit.ly/fKJ2r0
21. growth of digital content.http://wapo.st/fT5eSJ
22. Facebook Page Template (Notebook) http://bit.ly/dKCSRz and Fake Tweet Builder http://bit.ly/exdurR
23. How does your life compare to these Aussie kids? http://kidblog.org/Year42010/
24. How to Create Great Screencasts:http://tinyurl.com/r8dj8p
25. What Borders’s Bankruptcy Means for Australia, and Paper Books – http://tinyurl.com/5t6jt9n
26. Are Students Intentionally Plagiarising? http://ow.ly/3WeYk
27. library ideas http://365scsdmedia.blogspot.com/
28. A mini-change in blogging for maximum effect http://wp.me/pYU0-Wa
29. http://www.virsona.com/ create the virtual you
30. “Egypt is free” newspaper covers from around the world http://om.ly/BMooj
31. Education conferences http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/events/cache/offonce?nbpath=688

 
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