Pageflakes As a Personal Learning Network Portal: Learning and Research 2.0

Back in January, I wrote a post about Pageflakes and the screencast we had created for our media center.  Now Joyce Valenza has inspired me with her latest blog post  about ways we can use Pageflakes with our patrons!  As Joyce points out, we can certainly use iGoogle with our patrons to help them design … Continue reading

It’s “Tweet”!: Twitter, A Seriously Fun Social Networking Tool

Last summer, I registered for a Twitter account, but drifted away it from it quickly as I thought it was more of a “fun” social networking tool that did not have any real meaningful application. Was I WRONG! I reconnected with Twitter last week thanks to my friend Stephen Rahn at the Kennesaw State Ed … Continue reading

My Latest Library 2.0 Moment: Video Tutorials Made with Camtasia

We are proud to announce the debut of our Video Tutorial page @ The Unquiet Library! http://webtech.cherokee.k12.ga.us/creekview-hs/MediaCenter/video_tutorials.htm These tutorials are viewable in Windows Media Player, but we will also be converting them to an iTunes friendly format so students and faculty can download them into their iPod players as well.   Our first set of tutorials will focus on … Continue reading

The Unquiet Library@Pageflakes!

As we shiver through the cold weather, sleet, and snow that has hit the metro Atlanta area this weekend, I have had a different kind of “flake” on my mind:  a cool Web 2.0 tool I  discovered this weekend called Pageflakes.  What is Pageflakes, you may ask?  It is a cool Web 2.0 tool that allows users to … Continue reading