Today we started a research project with our 11th Honors American Literature/Composition.   To help facilitate the research, we set up our pathfinder to point them toward literary criticism articles on The Great Gatsby or Catcher in the Rye. Students could go to either http://del.icio.us/creekview_hs_library/Gatsby_criticism or http://del.icio.us/creekview_hs_library/Catcher_in_the_Rye from the  main pathfinder page.  All links work, and students have … Continue reading

Students Find Social Bookmarking Del.icio.us!

Well, I did not have time to do my quizlet today—we have been covered up with classes—but I just got the ultimate affirmation from a student in the 7th period class that is researching the Jazz Age today!  After she set up her own del.icio.us account and started bookmarking resources, I heard a student exclaim, … Continue reading

Students Get a Taste of Del.icio.us

Today Ruth and I introduced our 11th Jazz Age Research Pathfinder to Ms. Pickart’s 11th Honors American Literature/Composition classes.  Of course, we always want to create effective pathfinders for all our students, but I felt the impetus to do with this group.  Why?  Of all the students at CRHS, our juniors are the ones I … Continue reading

Aha!: Library 2.0 Moments of the Week!

While I am on the “high” of my “Library 2.0” moments of the week, I want take time to jot down a few thoughts! VoiceThread, 12/11/07 For the last few days, I have been working with a student on a VoiceThread project.  This student is one who has not had a successful school experience in … Continue reading