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

Journalism 2.0

Yesterday I did a lesson on RSS feeds and Google Reader with Mr. Tamanini’s 2nd period Journalism class; here is our pathfinder at http://webtech.cherokee.k12.ga.us/creekview-hs/MediaCenter/journalism2.0.htm .  Many of the kids seemed really impressed with the concept of RSS—most had never heard of it!  They also seemed excited about the uses for Google Reader, too.  We looked at … Continue reading

Cool Tool: “Kwout”!

We all know how cumbersome it is sometimes to work with screenshots when we are creating screencasts or handouts as part of a tutorial or “help” resource.  You have to use the “alt” and “print screen” keys to capture the image; then, you have to use some kind of photo editing application to edit and … 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