Web 2.0 Workshop Day at Nioga

We’re having a great and productive day here at Nioga Library System in Lockport NY. We’ve spent the morning sharing ideas about using 2.0 tools in libraries. Everyone shared what they’ve been doing in their […]

Treasure Trove of Learning Tools

Top Tools for Learning is an invaluable list of 100 learning tools compiled from the contributions of over 150 educators who each submitted their top 10 tools for learning. The top tools include del.icio.us, Firefox, […]

Sharing 2.0 Curriculum Ideas for K-12

I just ran across the California 2.0 Curriculum Connections wiki. It has some great ideas for using 2.0 tools in the K-12 curriculum. The wiki is a part of the California School Library Learning 2.0 […]

Tons of iGoogle home page themes

Joyce Valenza has posted about iGoogle’s new personalized home page themes. Tons and tons o’ themes! And each of your pages/tabs can have a different theme. If you’re using iGoogle as a research tool for […]

Turning off YouTube’s ‘related videos’ feature

Embedding YouTube videos on your web site? The embedded player that YouTube provides includes links to videos related to your video based on the words you used to describe your video. Problem is, these ‘related […]

Summer Reading 2008 – Buggy Music widget

Check out this fun ‘buggy music’ widget for the NYS Summer Reading website. It’s a sample of some fun music from Sonific. Really easy to create and free. The code for the sample widget is […]

“It’s ok to be beta.” – Joyce Valenza workshop

“It’s ok to be beta. You’re not going to be perfect out of the box. Try it anyway.” Wise and encouraging words from a presentation this morning by Joyce Valenza. Joyce was in Saratoga Springs, […]

2.0 Outreach – Diversity Fair

The New York Library Association’s Ethnic Services Roundtable held a Diversity Fair today. Organized by Zahra Baird, there were poster sessions highlighting library services to diverse communities. My poster was on using 2.0 tools to […]

DIY Workshop Day at SALS

They paid me to play with flickr! Can’t beat that! The Southern Adirondack Library System is sponsoring a series of Library 2.0 workshops for their member libraries. And once a month, they hold a DIY […]

K-12 Online Conference

Thanks to Carolyn Foote over on library20.ning.com for sharing this info about the upcoming K12 Online Conference 2007. The conference will focus on web 2.0 tools and their role in learning. Presentations will be posted […]

Looking back on School Library 2.0 Tech Camps

It’s been a few months since Linda Fox (Capital Region BOCES School Library System) and Dee Portzer (Questar III School Library System) sponsored Library 2.0 tech camps for 30 or so school librarians. I’m looking […]