Join Us for an ISTE-SIGMS Webinar: Fighting the Filter

Internet filtering policies are a significant area of concern and frustration for school library media specialists across the country.   How can school library media specialists create a participatory culture of conversation with filtering policy decision makers?   How can we as school library media specialists become a voice of leadership in our efforts to provide equitable […]

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Extensions Come to Google Chrome

Google Chrome Extensions via kwout I started using Google Chrome as one of my browsers in August as a way of accessing and using my Google toolbelt my efficiently, but I have come to love it as much as Firefox this autumn.  However, until now, Chrome did not offer the myriad of extensions.    While I […]

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Invitation to Join the Inquiry Circles Book Discussion Group

Inquiry Circles Book Group – starting soon! – TeacherLibrarianNetwork via kwout I would like to invite you to join us on the Teacher Librarian Ning where we are forming a book discussion group aboutComprehension and Collaboration:  Inquiry Circles in Action by Stephanie Harvey and Harvey Daniels.    Everyone is invited to join the conversation as we […]

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National Listening Day 2009: Creating, Sharing, and Learning Through Conversations

National Day of Listening via kwout As a librarian who subscribes to a philosophy of participatory librarianship, I want to alert you to the 2nd Annual National Listening Day that will be celebrated Friday, November 27, 2009!  What is National Listening Day about? On the day after Thanksgiving, set aside one hour to record a […]

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Google Sites Now Offers Site Templates!

Google Sites Offers Templates; Claims It’s Easier Than Sharepoint – ReadWriteEnterprise via kwout I am jumping for joy at the latest cool addition to my new favorite tool of the 2009-10 school year:  GoogleSites!  They are now offering pre-designed template to help you get started with your web design!  As someone who has used both SharePoint […]

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Creating Conversations with Participatory School Librarianship

Are you interested in creating conversations in your library to facilitate student learning and teacher collaboration?   Do you see your library as more than just a place of information objects?  Do you want your library to be about experiences and not just “stuff” in the library? If so, I would like to invite you to […]

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Library of Congress Now on iTunes!

Now you can access podcasts and resources from the Library of Congress at iTunes!  Here is what Matt Raymond of the Library of Congress blog has to say about this exciting new Web 2.0 addition for LOC: Blog. Twitter. YouTube.  iTunes.  Yeah, we speak Web 2.0. You nation’s Library has millions of stories to tell, […]

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Netvibes Recognizes Its Use As a Virtual Library/Research Pathfinder!

We already knew this, but I loved seeing this on the Netvibes blog today! Using public pages as virtual libraries! – Netvibes.com Blog via kwout Don’t forget to check out The Unquiet Library on Netvibes; I have also updated my first pathfinder, Iran Election 2009, to include some additional Twitter feeds, new videos, blog entries, […]

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Poems for Your Pockets: A Clothesline of Poetry

Poem in Your Pocket Day 2009 is almost here!  What is Poem in Your Pocket Day? The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends on April 30, 2009. Poems from pockets will be unfolded throughout the day with […]

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New Library 2.0 Toy: FriendFeed

Inspired by this post from the Circulation blog, I have created a Friend Feed account for my library. Keep up with our web presence by following the Unquiet Library via Friend Feed!

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Presentation to Student Teachers: Collaboration and Research Pathfinders

In February 2009, I did a presentation on Research Pathfinders 2.0 at GCTE (Georgia Council of Teachers of English) at Jekyll Island.  Dr. Katherine Mason, Assistant Professor of English Education, who attended the session, asked me to come and share my presentation with her student teachers at my undergraduate alma mater, Kennesaw State University.  I […]

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