Category Archives: Innovation

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My Take on Librarians (via )

We need to improve the health and fitness of our information technology skills if we intend to move teaching practice forward so public education matters. The social political world is a moving target and we need to adapt quickly or … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Education, Essay, Innovation, Libraries, Teaching

Thanks to the Director

Just want to thank Jacqueline van Dyk , Director, Public Library Services Branch, Ministry of Education, for her visit to the Library at Kelowna Secondary School yesterday.  Not only was it wonderful to be asked but also a real joy … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Education, Innovation, Libraries, theKSSlibrary

Literateowl has an eye on

…a new book by by DOUGLAS THOMAS and JOHN SEELY BROWN A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change makes a compelling case for a new kind of learning, one growing fluidly with technology … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Education, Innovation, Technology | Tagged

he party that failed to declare their support for an open, affordable Internet was just elected

“However, the party that failed to declare their support for an open, affordable Internet was just elected as a majority government” REPOST Begin forwarded message: From: “OpenMedia.ca” Date: May 6, 2011 5:36:37 AM PDT Subject: What’s Next for the Pro-Internet Community? Reply-To: contact@openmedia.ca Friends,  We did … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Innovation, Politics, Social Policy, TV/Media

@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

CBC Spark:142 |Multitasking myth, blogger portraits,

http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2011/03/spark-142-march-27-30-2011/ Multitasking. Since we’re on the topic of distraction, if there’s any one person who has studied all aspects of it, that’s Clifford Nass. He’s a professor at Standford University and an expert on how multitasking effects our brain. Although … Continue reading

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Kindle social not always wanted

How an E-Book Is Not Really Your Own [an argument why this is terrible] I’m reading a new book I downloaded on my Kindle and I noticed an underlined passage. It is surely a mistake, I think. This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Books-Reviews, Essay, Innovation, Technology