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Friday, January 25, 2008
It seems that I find myself trolling, reading and "following" blogs and interesting links on Friday nights. Television doesn't have much to offer and I am finding myself back in the zone I discovered while I was completing the "23 Things of School Library Learning 2.0" last summer. Here are a few I discovered tonight on my stroll: BookMoot - written by a librarian with oh so many links to author pages, book review pages and a great blog about an event with Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl, et al.; Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, Why Stop at Six?, a blog mostly about children's books and picture books; and a humorous look at library life from behind the desk, A Librarian's Guide to Etiquette, subtitled "A polite librarian is a good librarian" - WARNING! reading this at school could spoil your image as a serious person if you find yourself laughing out loud too much!
Thursday, January 24, 2008
One thought I had - with Flckr now blocked at school, my pics on Flickr won't show on the blog when I open it at school. It seems like it would be best to only use things I upload from my own computer if I want to use them at school for now. I certainly hope that we can figure out a way to use some of these tools (Flickr, YouTube, etc.) when presenting lessons, even if we can't open them up for unlimited use at school by students. I know the reasons, but it is a shame.
Sunday, January 20, 2008
I just found a new blog (actually, not so new as this was posted in April 2007!), but I don't think I was paying attention then. Helene Blowers, of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, who started one of the first of the 23 things programs, has created a blog for Library 2.1 and here she has posted "The Next 23 Things". I don't know if I'm ready for this, but something draws me on...