My kind of library

Happiness is a teeny tiny portable computer, free wifi, a cup of coffee and lunch – all while visiting your  public library. John has another great shot in front of the fireplace in the library. […]

Board Gaming and the AASL Standards

Beth Gallaway, aka Information Goddess, shared her recent presentation on Board Gaming and the AASL Standards on SlideShare.  See her blog post for links to her handouts for these  sessions. Sounds like it was a […]

School Library Systems and the New York State Budget Crisis

New York State’s School Library Systems are taking quite a financial hit in the current economic crisis. There will be cuts to many of the important support and training services they provide to school library […]

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 […]

Thank you library lady.

The route for all my errands today was planned around a trip to the library in a neighboring town. They had the book I really wanted. You know how it is, you finish a good […]


In case you haven’t heard, texting is kind of popular. 😉 TextsVersusCalls via kwout Personally, it looks like I would fall into the over 65 crowd, but I think my texting age will go down […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wikispaces: 100,000 Free K-12 Wikis – and 250,000 More!

2 1/2 years ago, Wikispaces committed to giving away 100,000 ad-free, private, unlimited use wikis to K-12 educators. They reached that number this weekend. And are ready to start on the next 250,000! Wow. 250,000 […]

Wondering what Open Source Software is all about?

If you’ve been hearing about open source software and wondering what all the buzz is about, then don’t miss Karen Schneider’s great article in School Library Journal: Free for All: Open Source Software. So what […]

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 […]