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

My Very First Podcast!

I am very excited to announce that we are beginning our podcasting programs here at The Unquiet Library!  We will be available on iTunes later this week (check back for more info on this!), and you can also view us at Podcast Blaster.  You are also welcome to listen to our audio MP3 files we … 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

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

Library 2.0 Reflections: RSS Feed for Our Website

I have successfully created a RSS feed to our official library website!  You can subscribe to our CRHS Media Center website in one of three ways: Our official RSS feed Via FeedBurner Via email We know many of you already subscribe to our blog, but our media center “official website” is where we house many … 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