The fabulous Gretchen Caserotti and staff in the Childrens Department at the Darien Libray are kicking off a learning 2.0 class for parents. From the website: You are raising kids in a digital world. Facebook, Twitter and a growing number of websites and social tools are becoming increasingly important in most aspects of our 21st Century world. Information Literacy is crucial to your children’s success … Continue reading Taking Traing to Patrons – 21 Things for 21st Century Parents
Yesterday’s 23 Thing Summit was great and intense (audio, slides, chat and Twitter!) There were almost 300 attendees (I think). WebJunction and MaintainIT staff did a great job wrangling the presenters and the attendees. Thank you Brenda, Michael, Jennifer and everyone else! If you couldn’t make it, you can find the slides, audio and chat transcripts here and David took some notes. There was even … Continue reading 23 Things Summit Wrap Up #23smt
If you have ever thought that your library should start a Learning 2.0 program, but don’t know where to begin here’s your chance! On Tuesday, March 3rd you’ll have 2 hours to listen to representatives from 23 Things on a Stick and Baker’s Dozen, Michael Sauers, and me share best practices and lessons learned about our respective programs and then ask questions about implementing your … Continue reading 23 Things Online Summit
Something that came up while I was giving my presentation at MLA is that Missouri should have state wide Learning 2.0 program. My response – I’d love it! here is who go you suggest this to and let’s see what happens. I ended up having several conversations with the “right” people before I left and as prep work for my follow up email I sent … Continue reading State wide Learning 2.0 programs
I’m at the Missouri Library Association Conference this week and today was the first of my two presentations. Originally Robin & I were going to co-present (we each write half the lessons) but because she’s so crazy busy and I felt bad for bailing on her for the MaintianIT Webinar, I offered to do this one on my own. Library Learning 2.1 Library Learning 2.0 … Continue reading Library Learning 2.1 Presentation
I saw and participated in a discussion on this on one of my email lists last week. I thought I’d take more time to write out my thoughts and responses on my blog. Sarah posted this over in MaintainIT but it looks like she didn’t open it up for comments so I’m going to. Here is part of the email I sent the list One … Continue reading Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?
Lesson 20 of Library Learning 2.1 has just gone up, which means we’re about a half way through this years lessons. We’ve got some late starters which is great. I was a bit too busy at the beginning of the year to offer as much encouragement as I’d hoped to be able to. I’m also not above resorting to bribes. Check out these awesome foam … Continue reading Box o’ Fun