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Technology for learning commons, libraries, including literacy tools, apps, media, internet privacy, copyright, and plagiarism.
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Group Video Greeting - Group Video Greeting Cards - Say it With Skype

Group Video Greeting - Group Video Greeting Cards - Say it With Skype | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
With Say it With Skype you can team up with your favourite band to say Happy Birthday to friends and family. Send a group video greeting today with Skype.

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App Store - Vocabology

Read reviews,  see screenshots, and learn more about Vocabology on the App Store. Download Vocabology and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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101 Gadgets That Changed The World - Top 101 Gadgets of All Time

101 Gadgets That Changed The World - Top 101 Gadgets of All Time | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

The alarm clock. The personal computer. The smartphone. The radio. You know the greatest gadgets of all time (and you’ve probably owned most of them), but which has changed the world more than any other)

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Mysterious paper sculptures « Central Station v2

Read and wonder with the mysterious story of beautiful scupture presents hidden in a library.  Libraries, learning commons are loved!

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The Library as a Digital Learning Space - T.H.E. Journal

The Library as a Digital Learning Space - T.H.E. Journal | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
The Library as a Digital Learning SpaceT.H.E. JournalA high school in Connecticut is developing and honing a hybrid library that incorporates both traditional books and new digital technologies.
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New technology waterproofs iPhones, iPads | Macworld

New technology waterproofs iPhones, iPads | Macworld | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
A Utah-based company has developed a way to make iPhones and other gadgets survive accidental dunkings.
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The Digitised Teacher Librarian: Digital Kids

The Digitised Teacher Librarian: Digital Kids | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

No wonder Educators are running to keep up with it all, including Teacher Librarians, and its our role to help transition into new technologies. If the teacher librarians don't take on this role then someone else within the ...


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Your favourite fairytales with cute characters and read alouds!

Your favourite fairytales with cute characters and read alouds! | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

I love this site for preschoolers through grade 3.  ******

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Raising Kids In Our Digital Media World

Raising Kids In Our Digital Media World | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

New media technologies are changing rapidly. The opportunities and challenges for parents and their children can be both exciting and intimidating. This slideshow from Common Sense Media gives a good overview of the changing media landscape and provides a framework for understanding its impact on your kids.


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Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' Won't Save 3D Movies and That's a Good Thing - Forbes

Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' Won't Save 3D Movies and That's a Good Thing - Forbes | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
VideoThe prequel to Peter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings' film adaptation, 'The Hobbit,' hits screens next December. Will it be in time to save 3D? The long-awaited trailer to Peter Jackson's second shot at adapting J.R.R.
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Internet Access Is Not a Human Right

Internet Access Is Not a Human Right | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Technology is a means of enabling freedom, not an end in itself.
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Virtual library opens in Second Life – Hypergrid Business

Virtual library opens in Second Life – Hypergrid Business | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
UK's Virtual Library of Birmingham opens its doors in Second Life for public exploration & comments http://t.co/wpw8D1vS...
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Awesome Apps for Science Experiments, Storytelling, Coding and More | MindShift

Awesome Apps for Science Experiments, Storytelling, Coding and More | MindShift | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
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KOL Jr. Stories - Online Picture Books Read Aloud

KOL Jr. Stories - Online Picture Books Read Aloud | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Try these free online storybooks that are read aloud including Arthur books, animal stories, family stories and rhyming stories.

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The iPad 3 Is Coming in March, Bloomberg Says

The iPad 3 Is Coming in March, Bloomberg Says | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Three anonymous sources swear that's when the next generation of Apple's tablet will debut (The iPad 3 Is Coming in March, Bloomberg Says http://t.co/Yi9DFlUh...)...
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Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning

Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Curation skills are the new 21s century skill. Barbara Bray lists the skills needed for curating and asks questions on how this can work with kids.
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Library helps patrons download books - Chicago Sun-Times

Library helps patrons download books - Chicago Sun-Times | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Library helps patrons download booksChicago Sun-TimesBy David Sharos For The Sun January 12, 2012 5:08PM The Naperville Public Library helped 106 people during a drop-in workshop that focused on showing people how to use their portable devices to...
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Creating the Library of Tomorrow from the Ground Up | MindShift

Creating the Library of Tomorrow from the Ground Up | MindShift | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
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Do school librarians have "enduring values?" - Home - Doug ...

Do school librarians have "enduring values?" - Home - Doug ... | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

Before you continue reading this book on managing an effective school library program, it's only fair to ask if libraries, library programs, and librarians will around long enough to make such a reading worth your time.


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Google Searches Are A Window Into Our Culture : NPR

Millions of people are searching for things every day on Google. The people at the giant search engine company realized that if they tracked those searches, the patterns can tell us about what's happening with people's lives.
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Barnes & Noble Seeks Next Chapter - Wall Street Journal

Barnes & Noble Seeks Next Chapter - Wall Street Journal | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukBarnes & Noble Seeks Next ChapterWall Street JournalGreg Morcroft reports Digital technology continues to roil all manner of once-dominant companies.
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EasyBib Releases Free Android App

EasyBib Releases Free Android App | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

Wow...scan a book's barcode with your phone and EasyBib will generate the citation for you. A great resource for essay writers; Plus, you can use it to keep track of books that may interest you for future reading.


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How Cloud Computing is Changing Many Job Descriptions - Forbes

How Cloud Computing is Changing Many Job Descriptions - Forbes | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Just as cloud computing is a game-changer for many companies, it is also changing the nature of jobs – not only within the information technology department, but in other parts of the enterprise as well.
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Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading Habit - Huffington Post (blog)

Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading Habit - Huffington Post (blog) | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading HabitHuffington Post (blog)DJ: The library is an expensive institution and many argue leaves a lot to be desired. Billions are spent annually on libraries in the US (per Association of Research Libraries).
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TechCrunch | The Most Important Gadgets Of 2012

TechCrunch | The Most Important Gadgets Of 2012 | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Rather than looking back (which I'm sure we will), I thought it would be nice to look forward to 2012 and beyond and note some of the gadgets that will change the world in the next few years.
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