Anonymous asked: as a university librarian how will i make learning better for students
5 daily questions for technology leaders
5 daily questions for technology leaders Where is the organization going? How are we carrying out the mission? How are we making learning better for students? What connections can we make today? What am I going to do better for students?
How well does Khan Academy teach? →
“Here is a new critique of the Khan Academy, the subject of a widely read post I published Monday about the hype and reality of the academy.You can find that post here. And you can find a response to that post from the founder of the Khan Academy, Sal Khan, by clicking here.”
storyboard: Man Bartlett, Social Media Artist If the role of the artist is to respond to the society and the times they live in, Man Bartlett is probably on the right track. The young Brooklyn-based artist carries out much of his work through social media platforms like Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook. These days, we spend a lot of our lives on our computers or smartphones, and we interact more...
10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital...
What Makes YouTube Unique – Basic facts and figures (40 minutes) – Teacher’s Guide Lesson 1,Slides Lesson 1 Detecting Lies – (35 minutes) – Teacher’s Guide Lesson 2, Slides Lesson 2 Safety Mode – (5 minutes) – Teacher’s Guide Lesson 3, Slides Lesson 3 Online Reputation and Cyberbullying – (45 minutes) – Teacher’s Guide Lesson 4, Slides Lesson 4 Policy – The Community Guidelines (20...
10 Things in School That Should Be Obsolete →
gjmueller: 1. COMPUTER LABS. Students are connected to the Internet everywhere except in school. Regardless of their income bracket, most kids carry around a world of information in their pockets on their mobile devices, and yet we force them to power down and disconnect, and we confine them in obsolete computer labs. A modern school needs to have connectivity everywhere and treat computers...
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Mommy porn best seller 50 Shades of Grey banned in... →
You know what is funny? I am expecting a bunch of otherwise good church going women to actually defend access of this book. You just watch. That sweet grandmother who you thought you knew is not that sweet.
Strand Books: Book Briefs: Make It So: Leadership... →
libraryjournal: strandbooks: From the author of Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun comes another Star Trek-themed business book, this time from the perspective of Captain Picard. Yes. When you are asked for approval of an action, you should find every reason to respond with, “Permission granted.” Make it so. In space, it is rarely better to act quickly and err than to tarry until the...
Make me smile
After the events of the last 24 hrs I need to smile. I need something good to look forward to. My desire to be a tech services librarian is now depressing me. I have the skills to pay the bills, but staying current with trends is not enough. So, fellow tumblr educators, enlighten me with question of buffoonery to past the time.
The evil killed me : Diablo kills Kid after 40 hrs... →
An 18-year old Diablo III player in Taiwan was found dead recently after a 40-hour marathon session with the game, reports the Australian Associated Press. The player, who has only been identified as Chuang, reportedly booked a room at his local Internet café before diving into the game, not stopping for sleep or food the entire time. An employee of the café found him passed out on a table...
So you want to create a Gaming library? MMmm OK!!
Apparently, the American Library Association or at least some of its members have compiled a page devoted to how one should start a gaming library. When I was a kid I dreamed of having such a library. At the time, I was playing PacMan and later, Karateka. I I played the crap out of that game on a Apple II E. Then all my friends started buying the Nintendo gaming systems. It got so bad that even...
I feel so old.
Survey: Social media use in archives and special... →
libraryjournal: ex-tabulis: Librarians, archivists, and information professionals of tumblr! I am researching social media use in archives and special collections, and part of my project is to send out a survey to archives and special collections about their current practices. I would appreciate it so much if you could re-blog and/or send this link around! Hey beloved librarian tumblr...
Teachers Easy Guide on How to Evaluate Web content... →
As our students grow dependant on Internet being a primary source for their information, it becomes of urgent necessity that we, as teachers and educators, should know how to evaluate web content and decipher credible resources from spam and irrelevant ones. Regrettably enough, some of the teachers who are using technology in their instruction still don’t come to grips with the...