Archive for October, 2009

Reflections on the Print vs. Ebook Debate…

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in learning spaces, observations | No Comments »

It's a mystery to me why the print vs. online wars rage.  In a recent USA Today article, School chooses Kindle; are libraries for the history 'books'?, Cushing Academy's bold move ... Read more..

Mastrion…ISTE serious?

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 Posted in multiple literacies, observations, teaching & learning, uncategorized | No Comments »

I shuffled through the mail left by my daughter on the kitchen table. The cover of  the newly arrived November edition of ISTE's Learning and Leading with Technology reached out to ... Read more..

Copyrighting wrongs….?

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 Posted in censorship, copyright | No Comments »

Not sure why the Disney Copyright Video was removed from my blog for "copyright violation"...since I embedded it from YouTube.  I've fixed the post (for now), being sure to use ... Read more..

Lessons in the News

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 Posted in learning spaces, multiple literacies, observations, social media, teaching & learning | 1 Comment »

On September 30, 2009, John Temple, former editor, president, and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News, posted a transcript of his keynote presentation at the UC Berkeley Media Technology Summit, delivered that same day. ... Read more..

Custom Search Engines Made to Order

Thursday, October 8th, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

Meredith Farkas' "Pathfinders in a Box" (American Libraries, October 2009) notes the effort librarians put forth in creating custom resource lists for patrons.  Still our students turn to Google for ... Read more..