Daily Archives: April 3, 2007

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Synching a PDA at Convent of the Sacred Heart HS

synching a pda Originally uploaded by Meg Canada. Meg Canada interwiewed me for a YALS article the week. In the course of our IM discussion she mentioned a school she just visited in San Francisco that gives students PDAs and has sync station in the school. I found an older article about it here: http://www.pdastreet.com/articles/2001/8/2001-8-28-High-School-Using.html The other thing Meg told me about is they do not filter the computers there. They’ve adopted a commitment to “wise freedom.” One of the goals of the school is to educate students to achieve “personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.” I wonder […]

If You’re Not Gaming

http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com/archives/2007/04/01/if_youre_not_gaming_youre_losing.html Jenny writes: Erik and Jaap, our February visitors from the public library in Delft, Holland, returned home safely and quickly got to work putting together the 40-minute documentary they filmed about innovation in libraries, particularly around gaming. It premiered a couple of weeks ago to great reviews, and now they’re working on an English version. Until it’s ready, you can watch a trailer on the DOK website. Catch a glimpse of Michael Stephens wii bowling and Clare and me playing Guitar Hero. Cool! AND they use the live version of “Big Love” from Fleetwood Mac’s The Dance! More from […]