Gwyneth jones's Blog (14)

Wikipedia Is NOT Wicked!

Hi, My name is Gwyneth and I use Wikipedia every day.

There, I said it. Somehow that's pretty freeing! Wikipedia is NOT a dirty word. We're doing a disservice not teaching our kids HOW to use it and how to cite it...as in - ummm selectively & with forethought. Sadly, I don't believe teachers & college professors are ready to wrap their mind around or…

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Added by gwyneth jones on November 12, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

A Science Fair Revolution: Putting the Trifold on Trial

(graphic by Tim Holt)
The digital shift revolution in educational practice isn't about throwing everything out that has been done before (sometimes to … Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on November 12, 2010 at 7:11am — No Comments

ISTE Unveils 2 New Sites and a Sweet APP!





Now, I know being on the Board of Directors of ISTE means I'm a wee bit biased...But they don't pay me and I've been an avid ISTE association fan & member since I attended my first NECC conference in 2007 - Atlanta - where Kathy Schrock first introduced to me the virtual world of Second… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on October 9, 2010 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!

Join the Campaign! Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!



Funding for classroom technology is in jeopardy! We're calling on educators across the US to tweet and blog for education technology funding on Wednesday, May 12.



President Obama's budget for FY11 provides no direct funding for

education technology programs. Instead, it zeros out the…
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Added by gwyneth jones on May 11, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

A Nation Without School Librarians



(click above for interactive map)

A Nation Without School Librarians

"This map marks the cities, towns, communities, and states that…
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Added by gwyneth jones on April 7, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Running for ISTE PK-12 Board of Directors -I would Love Your vote! :-)

Isn't this a face and a cartoon you can trust to represent you in the PK-12 for ISTE Board of Directors?

Voting for the 2010-2011 ISTE Board of Directors will begin March 11 and end April 12, 2010.



Hi everyone! Well, I've never run for a position like this before (local sure, but not international!) so I'm not sure this blog is… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on March 26, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Why We Need to Teach Google Search

Why We Need to Teach

Google Search

and Computer Literacy.




10 or so days ago...during the snow...something amazing happened on the interwebs. a meme was born! the awesome ed tech blog Read Write Web… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on February 22, 2010 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Sqworl is More Tasty than Del.icio.us



Re-post from my Library Media Tech Musings Blog



Dear Sqworl...I Love You!

my new obsession is… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on February 17, 2010 at 11:52am — No Comments

Apple iPad vs.the Lenovo U1 Hybrid

from my Library Media Tech Musings Blog





Anyone who knows me knows i'm a Mac grrl.... from way back. From my first apple classic, apple IIe,… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on January 30, 2010 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Buffy the Filter Slayer! Tonight!

"Fight the Filter" ISTE Sigms 2nd Webinar!

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010 at 8 pm E.S.T., 7 pm C.S.T., 6 pm M.S.T., 5 pm P.S.T Presenter: Buffy Hamilton



Want to start your new year off by making a positive difference in your library program? Join ISTE SIGMS for our second FREE webinar on January 13 at 8 pm E.S.T. when Buffy Hamilton, The Unquiet Librarian, will share her ideas on "fighting the filter."



Directions to join the SIGMS… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on January 13, 2010 at 8:12am — 1 Comment

Fight the Filter: ISTE SIGMS Webinar with Buffy Hamilton!



"Fight the Filter" ISTE Sigms 2nd Webinar!

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010 at 8 pm E.S.T., 7 pm C.S.T., 6 pm M.S.T., 5 pm P.S.T Presenter: Buffy Hamilton



Want to start your new year off by making a positive difference in your library program? Join SIGMS for our second… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on January 6, 2010 at 1:36pm — No Comments

ISTE Webinar: Media Marketing Through Easy Animation

ISTE Webinar: Media Marketing Through Easy Animation…

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Added by gwyneth jones on November 18, 2009 at 10:34am — No Comments

Guru Stalking @MICCA, NECC & AASL

WARNING: this is a very rambling & gushy blog

so who's goin to MICCA, NECC or AASL? anyone?

if so, are you presenting? and if so, what? i wanna catch it!



i'm representing Md. Digital Libraries at NECC (thanks Carol!!)...Whoohooo!

sounds silly but i do so much out of pocket this is a super thrill! sure, i have to go to EVERY sesssion & report back to my peeps in my county and do some PD but no big whoop!… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on April 2, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Week in Rap: Classroom News is Cool Now

Flocabulary Launches ‘The Week in Rap’ A Week's Worth of News, Rapped – Teen-Friendly News Delivery Helps Spark Classroom Discussion About Current Events –

like, OMW...it's about time! ...i suspect inspired by E! News - The Daily 10's Hollywood Rap-Up where each week, rapper Infinite-1 condenses all of the top stories into an extremely funky rap…

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Added by gwyneth jones on March 31, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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