Students to Help Teachers Better Use Tech

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner?hl=en|School Library Journal Breaking News]] The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) believes that when it comes to technology training, we should look no further than a terrific resource already in the classroom—students.
Sad, but maybe true.

What Are They Reading for Fun? Independent Schools Edition

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner?hl=en|School Library Journal Breaking News]] Realistic fiction and memoirs
What ARE they reading for fun???

Schools to Compete in New Reality Show Called "Diving for Dollars"

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://www.smartbrief.com/servlet/rss?b=ASCD?hl=en|ASCD SmartBrief]] Comparing President Barack Obama's FY 2011 budget proposal to a bad television reality show in which educators compete for fe -More-
First KID NATION, now this?

School promotes student use of cell phones, iPods as learning tools

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://www.smartbrief.com/servlet/rss?b=ASCD?hl=en|ASCD SmartBrief]] Officials are changing the technology policies at a Colorado high school to allow students to use cell phones and iPods as ed -More-
Interesting...

Librarians Can Play Significant Role With Troubled Teens

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner|School Library Journal Breaking News]]
I can see that...

Libraries Face Perfect Storm: More Need, Less Funds from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner|School Library Journal Breaking News]]

As with everything today, we need to do more with less.

Banned Dictionary Returned to Shelves from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner|School Library Journal Breaking News]]

Banned disctionary?

President Obama Proposes Eliminating Federal School Library Funds from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner|School Library Journal Breaking News]]

Come on, Obama...!

Dear Mr. President (via Buffy Hamilton) from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SLJNeverEndingSearch?hl=en|School Library Journal - NeverEndingSearch]]

Does the president know that libraries are a proven resource?

Resources for students working below grade

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://www.techlearning.com/rss?hl=en|Techlearning]]
May be an interesting resource...

ALA Book Serves Up Expert Advice On Urban Teens In the Library from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner|School Library Journal Breaking News]]

Depending on where (and if) I find a job, may be useful...


Best Science Books Awarded

from [[@reader/view/feed/http://feeds2.feedburner.com/SchoolLibraryJournalBreakingNewsfeedburner|School Library Journal Breaking News]]
useful selection tool...

Textbooks That Professors Can Rewrite Digitally
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/22/business/media/22textbook.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
Interesting...

British Government Says School Libraries Not Mandatoryhttp://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6719625.html?rssid=190
And we always thought the British were so advanced....

Reading Fiction Can Help Combat Obesity, Study Says
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6719309.html?rssid=190
What will they come up with next..?


Twitter + Literature = twiterature?
http://socialmediatrader.com/twitter-literature/
IT's the wave of the future...



Feds Release National Educational Technology Plan
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6722280.html?rssid=190
interesting and exciting


Sign Twitter Petition to Obama: Librarians are Key to a 21 Century Education
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6721828.html?rssid=190
Won't you sign?

Why we still need libraries and librarians
http://fno.org/mar2010/still.html#
Good to have on hand for people who are anti-library - are there such people?!


School Librarians Can Help Increase Nation’s Report Card Reading Scores
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6724187.html?rssid=190
Is "no duhhh" an acceptable response to this?

Teacher-tenure reform under way in many states
http://www.smartbrief.com/news/ascd/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=24520DDB-E6E2-4D84-AA5A-678410ACB695&copyid=5B9A1140-B347-43EF-8DAD-99370AC92932&brief=ascd&sb_code=rss&&campaign=rss
Tenure article - interesting

Educators: Students need a better understanding of computers
http://www.smartbrief.com/news/ascd/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=24520DDB-E6E2-4D84-AA5A-678410ACB695&copyid=81C5D9BB-29AB-45C7-B184-9EEAD1FECD40&brief=ascd&sb_code=rss&&campaign=rss
Really?


Many iPad applications may be tools for educators
http://www.smartbrief.com/news/ascd/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=24520DDB-E6E2-4D84-AA5A-678410ACB695&copyid=F599FDA3-1D9F-4B45-AE49-D38E7D0C9959&brief=ascd&sb_code=rss&&campaign=rss
Cool.....but $400 is a lot of money!


Panel calls for improved use of student data in revised NCLB
http://www.smartbrief.com/news/ascd/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=24520DDB-E6E2-4D84-AA5A-678410ACB695&copyid=4787B318-28EC-4D90-ADAB-E8B6E1CF743E&brief=ascd&sb_code=rss&&campaign=rss
Good to know....