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 … Continue reading SLJ Summit: Notes on Trust and School Library 2.0

SLJ Summit Podcast: Panelists Discuss SL2

At the end of the day Friday, David Warlick recorded a podcast discussion with the panelists. Take a listen to hear some thoughts about the read/Write School Media Center. http://m2.slapcast.com/mp3/dwarlick/dwarlick-2006-11-03.mp3 I was impressed at how easy and fluid this was” David had a mic for his iPod, we went round robin and each person responded … Continue reading SLJ Summit Podcast: Panelists Discuss SL2

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 … Continue reading SLJ Summit: David Warlick in the School Library 2.0 Group

SLJ Summit: Learning & Libraries in the Digital AgeThe im

Dr. David Cavallo, MIT Media Lab http://www.laptop.org/ What should education be when any information is just a few mouse clicks away. He showed a picture he found by “googling ‘boring school’” of some students in class looking tired: Kids would rather be challenged than bored. (He asked how many folks were blogging live…I think it’s … Continue reading SLJ Summit: Learning & Libraries in the Digital AgeThe im

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 … Continue reading SLJ Summit: On Trust, Technologies & 2.0 Thinking

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!