Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Thing 23

Some of my favorite discoveries on this learning journey were http://delicious.com/, http://docs.google.com/#all, and http://bighugelabs.com/motivator.php.

This program has assisted my lifelong learning goals by showing me how much more is out there. Although I felt knowledgable about electronic resources I learned so much about how many more were available.

The main "take-a-way" from this program is probably the use of blogs and wikis for educational use. I had never realized all of the possibilities that a blog or wiki had; especially for a library program.

The format of this program was very effective to me. I am a hands on learner so reading about it then actually doing it was a great way for me to learn in such a way that I will actually be able to apply it.

I would absolutely participate in another program like this in the future. After seeing the abundance of resources out there tht I had never even heard of I realize the need to keep more current.

23 Things To Keep Your Current in a 24 Hour World!

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Thing 22

I enjoyed looking at the Teacher Library Ning. These pages in particular were of interest to me: http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com/group/schoollibraryadvocacy, http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com/group/web20inthelibraryworld, and http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com/group/elementaryschoollibrarians.

I think this a great networking and idea site. It is a great resource for new ideas or answers to questions and problems. The site did have a few places where people had just posted 'ugly' comments but for the most part it was easy to use and very helpful.