SLJ Summit: Notes on Trust and School Library 2.0

There’s coverage of the SLJ Summit in this month’s School Library Journal: Building trust means dispelling other educators’ fears over their students’ use of Web 2.0—the second generation of Internet-based services, such as social networking sites and wikis, which emphasize collaboration and sharing among users. The learning potential of these technologies should outweigh any fears […]

SLJ Summit: David Warlick in the School Library 2.0 Group

(I’m a fanboy!) http://davidwarlick.com/sljsummit/slj_summit.ppt.htm David’s son at college: still carrying on text conversations. It’s not the machine, it’s the information he’s engaged in. Kids are talking, working toward a goal, collaborating and then they come in our schools and WE CUT THEM OFF. Kids think everything should be clickable. What does a clickable library look […]

SLJ Summit: On Trust, Technologies & 2.0 Thinking

Today, I head downtown to participate in the School Library Journal Leadership Summit. In preparation, participants and speakers have grown a wiki of discussion questions, links and insights. Take a look at the School Library 2.0 page and don’t miss Diane Chen’s incredible lists of SL2 links: http://sljsummit.pbwiki.com/School%20Library%202point0 I really look forward to hearing her […]

L2 Entry at Wikipedia to be Deleted

Michael Casey reports this am that the entry for Library 2.0 is up for deletion at Wikipedia: http://www.librarycrunch.com/2006/11/delete_library_20_from_wikiped.html I’m amazed really, especially after recent professional journal articles hereand here, the SLJ Summit focus on School Library 2.0, and the fact I have students writing about it in my classes! Please add your thoughts! Tweet