Can’t Keep Up? We’re not alone!

(flickr image by spine) I always feel overwhelmed with everything that I want to keep up with and I bet you do too. So it made me relax and smile to read Joyce Valenza’s post […]

Connecticut’s 23 Things Program

After a successful project for staff at the state library, the Connecticut State Library is taking their 23 things project statewide. Terrific! I spend a lot of time teaching in CT and am so excited […]

Technology, learning, global connections

Quote from the 2009 Horizon Report on Will Richardson’s weblogg-ed. Information technologies are having a significant impact on how people work, play, gain information, and collaborate. Increasingly, those who use technology in ways that expand […]

TED Talk: Creativity & Play

Great presentation from the TED Talks. Tim Brown: The powerful link between creativity and play Talked about the need to engage in: playful exploration playful building playful roleplaying Started with an exercise – asked the […]

Games @ Lunch Break

Our lunch break today was too short to get any game playing going – school librarians know how to eat quick and network at the same time! But I did get a few games out […]

Give a kid a voice and WOW! Election coverage from 5th grader.

Election coverage from the Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary in Florida. Damon Weaver, a 5th grader, is the news reporter covering Obama and McCain rallies in Florida. And he gets a terrific interview with Joe […]

Glogster: taking posters to a whole new level

Glogster for Education lets you create online posters with graphics, photos, text, video and audio. Wow, what a great tool for student projects. I can see lots of other fun uses for this in public […]

23 Things at the Connecticut State Library

The Connecticut State Library launched 2.0@CSL last week, a 23 things Learning 2.0 project for State Library staff. Kris Abery, Sharon Clapp and Nancy Peluso were the masterminds behind the project and have done a […]

Games in Education Symposium – Aug 19-20

This looks really interesting. Wish I could attend. The second annual Games in Education Symposium, free to middle and high school teachers, is scheduled for Tuesday & Wednesday, August 19-20th and will take place at […]

Free Learning Opportunity

It’s not too late to join in the All Together Now Learning 2.0 program that started this week. It’s being led by Michael Stephens of Tame The Web. Free, fun, you’ll learn a lot, you’ll […]

School Library Journal – Learning 2.0 Program

Hey there, all you school librarians!! Don’t miss this chance to participate in the School Library Journal’s 2.0  learning program and explore the world of 2.0 tools and learning. The program, All Together Now: A […]

Food for Thought: an innovative learning program for RIT staff

Food for Thought is an innovative one day learning program for campus staff at RIT: A full day of learning sessions on a variety of topics that range from application-specific workshops, to explorations of technology […]