Monthly Archives: February 2009

Using Wikis – influencing teachers

Task: Share ideas how wikis can be used in your school with teachers. Think about using wikis to work collaboratively with teachers, cite specific tasks or curriculum areas. My bf/partner, Chris, is a teacher at an independent IB World School … Continue reading

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Responding to Wikipedia (lesson 5/6)

I sometimes feel as though I will forever sit on the fence when it comes to the academic use of ‘information commons’ sources.  There is definitely a shift taking place, though how far it will go… I wasn’t sure how … Continue reading

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from Feb 18: blogging with students

I have gone back and forth regarding the use of blogs with students but lately I have been coming back more and more strongly to the “pro” side. In response to worries of security, I think the argument is strong … Continue reading

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from Jan 28th: lesson 2 -web/library 2.0

I am constantly reminded of how exciting it is to be an emerging librarian (/teacher-librarian) “these days” when the entire face of the profession is changing! The shift from the old role of our being the “gatekeepers” of the information … Continue reading

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LIBE 477 posts start now…

I missed the ball on the final assignment for the course I’m taking at the moment, namely the e-portfolio.  I have been posting to the discussion forums on Blackboard (the online course platform) but I haven’t been collecting them anywhere … Continue reading

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"One Click"

Okay, so the evening with Don Leu DID produce some interesting and useful things.  For one thing, he does a “One Click” activity with late elem/ middle years students that is a neat way to start them thinking about online … Continue reading

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Where are YOU?

I came across this student-drawn map in one of my reading for my current course (LIBE 477).  I wonder what the landscape looks like for the artist now (note it was drawn in spring of 2007)?  I wonder what my … Continue reading

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