A lot of authors tend to become more conventional over time. They get more mainstream cred, mellow out, and sand the rough edges off their work. But some of science fiction's most famous authors have just kept pushing the limits of storytelling.
Selon le site The Digital Reader, l'éditeur de logiciels californien Adobe collecterait l'ensemble des métadonnées contenues dans vos ebooks par l'intermédiaire de son application Digital Editions 4. Mais il ne s'arrêterait pas là...
The "Appvisory: Curating and Providing Access to Educational Apps in the Children’s Library" presentation at this virtual conference (#TDS14) provided an abundance of tips and ways to start and improve your library’s app-literacy programming.
Vincent et Nancy, deux robots au sein de la Westport Library
Deux robots NAO Evolution, fabriqués par la société française Aldebaran, viennent de faire leur entrée au sein de la Westport Library, dans le Connecticut. Notamment présentées au Salon du Livre de Paris en 2013, les petites machines humanoïdes permettront de faire découvrir la robotique et la programmation aux usagers de la bibliothèque...
Read Aloud 15 Minutes is a nonprofit organization that's working to make reading aloud every day for at least 15 minutes.
The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) made big news back in June 2014 when they announced that doctors will begin dispensing some new advice to parents of young children. During well-child visits, pediatricians will inform parents and caregivers that reading aloud, along with singing and talking to young children on a daily basis, contributes to brain development and kindergarten readiness.
Adobe is gathering data on the ebooks that have been opened, which pages were read, and in what order. All of this data, including the title, publisher, and other metadata for the book is being sent to Adobe’s server in clear text.
Julie Flett is a Cree-Métis author and illustrator whose titles include the Governor General’s Literary Award–nominated Owls See Clearly at Night: A Michif Alphabet/Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer: L’alfabet di Michif; Little You (text by Richard Van Camp); and, most recently, Dolphin SOS(written by Roy and Slavia Miki) and We All Count: A Book of Cree Numbers.
Answer by Peter Kruger, high school English teacher: Here are 10 easy steps for destroying all love of reading and instead instilling a lifelong hatred of otherwise amazing literature (even books the kids would enjoy reading on their own).
Au lendemain des Journées de la culture, le ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec a dévoilé lundi les 51 mesures qui constituent son plan pour « amorcer le virage numérique en culture au Québec ».
Join special guest host Peter Mansbridge, along with the staff and students of the digital humanities program live from the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, for peek into the future of libraries and learning.
...librarians are wonderful at idea sharing, and one great resource is Little eLit (www.littleelit.com). There are photos and blog posts of librarians around the country using technology in story times. If you see or read something that you think will work for you and your space, you can reach out directly to that librarian to find out more specifics about how she set up her system. Check out their “Programming” section for write-ups of different technology-infused storytimes, and see their “Gallery” (lower right hand side of page) for photos.