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StoryTubes: A contest for your book videos

I find myself wanting to celebrate my student-produced videos, especially those created to share their favorite reads.  If your students are already creating book movies, consider sharing with a broader audience.  Enter their masterpieces in the StoryTubes 2009 contest. Videos must be two minutes long (or shorter), feature one book only, be entered by an [...]

StoryTubes: A contest for your book videos

I find myself wanting to celebrate my student-produced videos, especially those created to share their favorite reads.  If your students are already creating book movies, consider sharing with a broader audience.  Enter their masterpieces in the StoryTubes 2009 contest. Videos must be two minutes long (or shorter), feature one book only, be entered by an [...]

Pipl: for searching people

Good searching is often connected to choosing the right tool for the right task. Thanks to a TechCrunch post, I rediscovered Pipl today, Pipl is as good as it is scary.  It knows way more about all of us than we may care to reveal. Pipl crawls the deep web.  For people searching, it reaches [...]

Pipl: for searching people

Good searching is often connected to choosing the right tool for the right task. Thanks to a TechCrunch post, I rediscovered Pipl today, Pipl is as good as it is scary.  It knows way more about all of us than we may care to reveal. Pipl crawls the deep web.  For people searching, it reaches [...]

Playing more twitter games

I love Twitter. It is the social network I check most frequently. The microblogging tool allows you to follow anyone else who Tweets–friends, colleagues, experts, authors, organizations, journals, news agencies, businesses, and more. Tweeters’ posts are limited to 140 characters.  Posts can range from breaking news, to discoveries of new and amazing links and applications, [...]

Playing more twitter games

I love Twitter. It is the social network I check most frequently. The microblogging tool allows you to follow anyone else who Tweets–friends, colleagues, experts, authors, organizations, journals, news agencies, businesses, and more. Tweeters’ posts are limited to 140 characters.  Posts can range from breaking news, to discoveries of new and amazing links and applications, [...]

More accessible databases: listen while you work and translate too.

A while back I noticed my databases were changing.  Until recently, I ignored what the changes meant for my learners.  These features are too good to be ignored. A few of my favorite Gale products (Opposing Viewpoints, for instance) offer a new text-to-speech feature.  An audio player dashboard appears above documents, enabling researchers to to [...]

More accessible databases: listen while you work and translate too.

A while back I noticed my databases were changing.  Until recently, I ignored what the changes meant for my learners.  These features are too good to be ignored. A few of my favorite Gale products (Opposing Viewpoints, for instance) offer a new text-to-speech feature.  An audio player dashboard appears above documents, enabling researchers to to [...]

ThatsNotCool: Where do you draw the digital line?

The etiquette of relationships (aka hooking up) has always been thorny.  But our kids now deal with new layers of issues, far more complicated than we could have even imagined waiting by the phone or passing notes or slam books around in class.  Texts drive their communication worlds and their cell phones present new dilemmas [...]

ThatsNotCool: Where do you draw the digital line?

The etiquette of relationships (aka hooking up) has always been thorny.  But our kids now deal with new layers of issues, far more complicated than we could have even imagined waiting by the phone or passing notes or slam books around in class.  Texts drive their communication worlds and their cell phones present new dilemmas [...]