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A collection of resources pertaining to my professional musings.
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Penguin Group stops sales of ebooks to libraries

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The Penguin Group USA announced that they have stopped all sales of ebooks to libraries, joining a growing list of the large "Big Six" publishers who have eithe (http://t.co/q73TlmMX...
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Education in the Cloud with Web 2.0 tools: Educational Videos for Free as well as other Visuals for Education

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Connecting Students to Primary Sources

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Back in December, fourth grade asked me to teach their students about primary resources in the context of their social studies standards.  Primary sources can be tough if students don't really hav...
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Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Archives: On Transmedia and Education: A Conversation With Robot Heart Stories' Jen Begeal and Inanimate Alice's Laura Fleming (Part One)

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New Media Consortium Names 10 Top 'Metatrends' Shaping Educational Technology - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Educational Technology Guy: MindMap of E-Learning Tools and Resources for Education

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Information Literacy Weblog: Information Literacy in the wild: free book

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Transmedia: A new instructional literacy | eLearner

Transmedia: A new instructional literacy | eLearner | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Storytelling is a powerful way of making learning stick. Moving from canned instruction to a narrative engages learners and helps them connect what's being taught to their own mental models. Allowi...
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Easy Web 2.0 Sites With Joomla Hosting

Easy Web 2.0 Sites With Joomla Hosting | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Joomla is essentially a tool that allows webmasters to build websites that are highly feature rich, and particularly 'web 2.0′ projects. If you have ever heard of WordPress, which is essentially an easy tool for making blogs and ...
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Smithsonian Libraries: A Fall Intern Recap from NMAI and MSC

Smithsonian Libraries: A Fall Intern Recap from NMAI and MSC | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Through my journey to the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, I have only strengthened my understanding that libraries are special places and librarians are unique people. Museum Service Center Library in Suitland, MD.
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Innovating the Library Way

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The original value proposition of the library was not just free books but something more, something I learned as a seven-year-old at the Dunbar Public Library in Vancouver, B.C.
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MIT Professor Captures Most Important Ingredient about PBL Teaching

MIT Professor Captures Most Important Ingredient about PBL Teaching | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Though a few years old, this Edutopia video captures one of the most important ingredients for teaching a Project Based Learning class. I have been teaching with a PBL class for the last five years...
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 10 Sites for Educational Apps | The 21st Century

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Education costs more, delivers less, says report - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Education costs more, delivers less, says report - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Education costs more, delivers less, says reportTheChronicleHerald.caThe Education Department is spending more money on fewer students but has seen no improvement in student results.
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Digital Divide: If You're Reading This, You're One of the Lucky Ones [INFOGRAPHIC]

Digital Divide: If You're Reading This, You're One of the Lucky Ones [INFOGRAPHIC] | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Even in the richest countries such as the United States, there's a digital divide where not everyone has easy access to the Internet.
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Sharon Coatney’s The Many Faces of Library Leadership

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This paper examines in detail Sharon Coatney’s The Many Faces of School Library Leadership (2010) through the perspective of three influential topics: advocacy leadership, literacy prom...
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Transmedia: A new instructional literacy

Transmedia: A new instructional literacy | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Storytelling is a powerful way of making learning stick. Moving from canned instruction to a narrative engages learners and helps them connect what's being taught to their own mental models. Allowi...
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How Do You Get Kids to Read in a World of iDistractions?

How Do You Get Kids to Read in a World of iDistractions? | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
In a world of iPads, iTouches and iDistractions, how can a parent get a 9-year-old son to read more? A visit to an event held by Newbery-winning author Rebecca Stead yields some ideas. (How Do You Get Kids to Read in a World of iDistractions?
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Connected educator! « Teaching English using web 2.0

Connected educator! « Teaching English using web 2.0 | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Participants will explore alternative ways for students to present in class and see how One Note on Skydrive can be used as a way to save web pages, essays, projects, grammar and instructions for use during tests, project ...
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Technology 2012: Four tech trends to watch

Technology 2012: Four tech trends to watch | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Technological innovations lay at the heart of many of last year's biggest stories -- from citizen-recorded videos that fanned the flames of the Arab Spring to the social-media organized Occupy movement.
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Web 2.0 tools in the Classroom - Web 2.0 tools in the Classroom | Teaching 21st Century

Web 2.0 tools in the Classroom - Web 2.0 tools in the Classroom | Teaching 21st Century | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Using technology in the classroom is a great way to encourage creativity in students. Web 2.0 tools enable learners to create their own web content.
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Education 2.0: Can Digital Learning Day begin a classroom revolution? - Christian Science Monitor

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Education 2.0: Can Digital Learning Day begin a classroom revolution?
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YALSA App ‘First of Its Kind’ for Discovering Teen Books — The Digital Shift

YALSA App ‘First of Its Kind’ for Discovering Teen Books — The Digital Shift | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Want to find great teen books that are YALSA-approved?
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The Movement to Save School Library Programs

The Movement to Save School Library Programs | Jenny's Mashup of Anything Library | Scoop.it
Money is tight and state and locally supported school funding is dropping. School districts are looking for places to reduce costs and many believe school libraries and librarians are expendable.
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