Barry Bishop, director, Spring Branch ISD and Mary Woodard, director, Mesquite ISD presented 23 Things: New Technologies Training sponsored by Texas Association of School Librarians on the opening day of the Texas Library Association Annual conference held in Houston March 31-April 3. We had a packed crown of over 250 standing room only Librarians. [...]
Estie Cuellar, a business economics teacher at Spring Woods High School, got excited about 21st century learning and then inspired her students. The Spring Branch Library Department will take a small amount of credit by providing Estie with the opportunity to do some innovative staff development in the summer of 2008. We conducted our version [...]
Steve moderated and essentially people form the 200 some audience shared free resources. Here is the list: Weebly (website creation) Think.com (a global community of learning Userfirstname.lastname@example.org (gives you through away e-mails—for students) Delicious (cloud book marking) Diigo (cloud book marking and more) scratch.mit.edu (let’s kids make games, animated stories, etc.)) slideshare (PowerPoint [...]
Google Apps Google Education Some of the examples looked really useful. It seemed to me that Google Docs might work as a tool to accomplish what the Sunday speaker talked about to gather information from the “crowd”. I need the notes from Vaughn to really make sense of this.
handouts.davidwarlick.com Landmark-projects.com use these tags for this post. flat classrooms warlick n08s283 3 points 1. Unpredictable future 2. Networked student 3. New Information Landscape Something about long tail. Innocentive a place where problems are posted and solutions are submitted (for money)—possible fund raiser? J
Wonderful World of Wikis by Vicki Davis and Adam Frey (sort of lived blogged so excuse the messy thinking) I hope to find a lot of resources out of this session. Necc2008www.wikispaces.com This Wiki is used for this session including a link to a backchannel site to use during the session. Editing, [...]
After a little background I hope to tackle the question “Why?” For the last 2 months (coincidentally the same time I have not posted—hmmm) the Spring Branch Library Information Services Department has been heavily involved with infusing web 2.0 applications and thinking into the curriculum and educators’ creative minds. Liz Philippi, Vaughn Branom, [...]