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a post from Jeremy Wong on Kathleen Mattson's site (Marketing is communication tidbits from miller & mattson)
Jeremy's site is simple and full of info. not sure what I am to call the difference between Jeremy's "websitebuilderexpert.com" and Kathleen's site...anyway Jeremy had a link to DIVTAG which also looks good and I may study them closely as well
"Infographics are everywhere these days. I've shared a bunch of them on here over the last couple of years. When they are designed well they can provide a good way to interpret and talk about data. Creating an infographic can be a good way to get students to think about they data that they have collected or found in research. In the fifteen minute video below Linda Braun explains how to create an infographic and some of the nuances of the better infographics."
Tools, Resources, Etc. – The pinners on this collaborative board for Linda Braun's Simmons LIS 460 'Technology and the School Library Teacher' grad course are sharing great 'cool tools' for schools. Smories – Kids reading ...
The Death of Truth: Chris Hedges Interviews Julian Assange - Truthout Truth-Out They suddenly reappeared—with the Briton stripped of his citizenship—in a Brooklyn courtroom in December facing terrorism charges.
Plague may have helped finish off the Roman Empire, researchers now reveal.
Plague is a fatal disease so infamous that it has become synonymous with any dangerous, widespread contagion. It was linked to one of the first known examples of biological warfare, when Mongols catapulted plague victims into cities.
The bacterium that causes plague, Yersinia pestis, has been linked with at least two of the most devastating pandemics in recorded history. One, the Great Plague, which lasted from the 14th to 17th centuries, included the infamous epidemic known as the Black Death, which may have killed nearly two-thirds of Europe in the mid-1300s. Another, the Modern Plague, struck around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries, beginning in China in the mid-1800s and spreading to Africa, the Americas, Australia, Europe and other parts of Asia. [In Photos: 14th-Century 'Black Death' Graveyard]
There are many tools available to help you quickly get a site online. You will need to invest some time to learn the tool--so make that investment of your time in a tool that seems to have the most to offer.
nan fowler's insight:
trying to understand what I need to know to create and maintain a website for the library ...
ipl2: Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service.
The new issue of School Library Journal features a cover story called, “Next Year’s Model: Sarah Ludwig left the library, became a tech coordinator, and forged a path to the future."In that story, author Linda Braun wonders if school librarians have to leave the library and take on a completely different job title to do the work of a modern school librarian. The thesis seems to be that school librarians taking on job titles other than school librarian, like “technology coordinator”, might be the future of the profession.
"I just came across this wonderful video featuring 7 steps to use Twitter to grow professionally. This is basically " Summer of Twitter " challenge created to motivate teachers to use Twitter to connect with others in education."
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