Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Posts Tagged ‘education’

Top Ten Links Week 16

04.27.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 4/16/2010 thru 4/22/2010 1. NYTimes: Out of the Loop in Silicon Valley -  Sexism is still alive in Silicon Valley and pretty much everywhere else including libraries. 2. NYTimes: Web Coupons aKnow Lots About You, and They Tell - love coupons? Me ...

Voting is Open for the 2009 Edublog Awards – Go Vote!

12.11.2009 · Posted in Chit Chat

Voting ends Wednesday December 18th. Yes even you library people. You'll find some great new blogs to read and trust me there are names in there you'll recognize! The Edublog Award Categories…. Best individual blog Best individual tweeter Best group blog Best new blog Best class blog Best student blog Best resource sharing blog Most influential blog ...

My Nominations for the 2009 Edublog Awards

12.04.2009 · Posted in Chit Chat

My Nominations for The 2009 Edublog Awards are: Best individual tweeter - Marianne Lenox and her blog Best new blog - Emergent by Design by Venessa Miemis Best resource sharing blog - Librarian in Black Best librarian / library blog - The Unquiet Librarian by Buffy Hamilton Deadlines for nominations is Tuesday 8 December!  Then the voting begins, ...

Commentary On the Digital Divide from the Chief Executives of Netflix & CommonSenseMedia

If you're thinking about transliteracy you almost have to be thinking about the digital divide. What does it mean? Is it real? How will we close the gap? This New York Times piece Will the Digital Divide Close by Itself? From the Google's Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age provides a look at and arguments ...

Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy Warns of “Second Class Citizens” in the Digital Age

10.06.2009 · Posted in Digital Divide, Transliteracy

The Knight Foundation has released a new report Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. A good deal of the content either is or could be applies to libraries.  The entire report is 148  pages, you can also download a 2 page summary that includes recommendations like these 2: Increase support for public service media aimed at meeting ...