Monthly Archives: April 2011

Your Son Was Killed in Afghanistan | Lawsonry

http://www.lawsonry.com/2011/04/your-son-was-killed-in-afghanistan/ Sent mobile  Introduction On April 23rd, 2011, I had to tell two parents that their son died in a war that I do not believe in. The combination of my distrust in published American foreign policy objectives and my … Continue reading

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CNET Editor:”The library?How quaint!” CNET is now off my Kindle

I just had to ‘buzz out’  loud this writer’s  Buzz Out podcast!  Coming from a technology magazine, I guess I should know better.  I’ve not read Mr. Cooley’s columns before but I was not taken aback by his shortsighted point … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Essay, Libraries, Society, Technology, TV/Media

Making trained school libraries a key to staffing….

http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/aasls-distinguished-school-administrators-award-recipient-walked-her-talk-and-improved-stud iPhone message… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Never confuse the special devices that connect us, with the precious moments that keep us together.

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different think – presentation books

Non-fiction professional reading but I believe very relevant to our daily work in the school library- visual design. Two books that I found very strong reading in my pursuit to strengthen my design skills yet also be valuable to my … Continue reading

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@brainpicker, 4/17/11 12:50 PM

Maria Popova (@brainpicker) 4/17/11 12:50 PM Well there we have it – Adobe throws in towel, adopts HTTP Flash support in iOS, a.k.a. “You win, Apple” j.mp/gyuWyV v Sent from my iPad

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@brainpicker, 4/17/11 12:50 PM

Maria Popova (@brainpicker) 4/17/11 12:50 PM Well there we have it – Adobe throws in towel, adopts HTTP Flash support in iOS, a.k.a. “You win, Apple” j.mp/gyuWyV v Sent from my iPad

Posted in Blogosphere, Economics, Innovation

Thanks Arlene!

Had a lovely chat with Arlene about BCTLA business and general social media experiences. We stumbled around Skype, NING and Twitter and had fun discussing topics and questions of interest from fellow teacher-librarians in BC. Arlene is at the annual … Continue reading

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