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Barbara Barthelmes posted blog posts
May 5, 2010
Barbara Barthelmes commented on Letty Nardone's blog post Library as Learning Commons
"Letty, thank you for sharing! The idea of the name change from Library to Learning Commons is growing on me. At first I didn't take it seriously but I can see the validity of doing so. I think your ideas for applying the Learning Commons idea…"
May 3, 2010
Barbara Barthelmes posted a blog post

GoogleLitTrips -- WebQuests using Google Earth

Today I discovered a Web site with lots of potential: http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/Home.htmlIt's similar to a Webquest kind of resource using Google Earth combined with teacher-uploaded pictures and reading questions for books read as a class. It's a neat idea worthy of looking at for other projects...I always wondered how to incorporate Google Earth with an academic project!Questions for follow up:--can it be used for…See More
May 3, 2010
Barbara Barthelmes left a comment for Letty Nardone
"Welcome--and WLA conference Hi Letty! Thanks for joining me here! You're my first friend in the social networking sense! I thought it would be a good place to share some thoughts, expand my learning network, learn about social networking…"
May 3, 2010
Letty Nardone left a comment for Barbara Barthelmes
"Hey Barbara Thanks for including me. I'll check in. Are you going to WLA conference this Friday?"
May 3, 2010
Barbara Barthelmes posted a blog post

Where to start!?

Went to NYLA/SLMS 2010 conference in Albany for just one day and I'm all pumped up with ideas and motivation!! Can't sleep.iTouches in the library.A Scratch project being the best a student had ever worked on, and how it met AASL disposition standards of having students show adaptability and resilience when they couldn't figure it out.…See More
May 2, 2010
Barbara Barthelmes updated their profile
May 2, 2010
Barbara Barthelmes is now a member of School Library InfoTech Programs: Tapestry of Effective Practice
May 2, 2010

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What is your connection to the world of school libraries?
I'm a middle school librarian

Barbara Barthelmes's Blog

Core Standards

Discovered new "Core Standards" proposed for all states in the US. It is useful to see how Research and Information Literacy are built right in, and also how they are articulated across grade levels.

"Research to Build Knowledge" strands are included in the Writing standards, e.g. Writing standard #8 for Gr. 6-12, "Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and…

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Posted on May 5, 2010 at 3:52pm

How-to video: Creating a Wikipedia Article

This may be useful in teaching how to write an article for Wikipedia:

http://blog.wikimedia.org/2010/04/02/using-video-to-recruit-new-wikipedia-editors/

Posted on May 5, 2010 at 12:19pm — 1 Comment

GoogleLitTrips -- WebQuests using Google Earth

Today I discovered a Web site with lots of potential: http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/Home.html

It's similar to a Webquest kind of resource using Google Earth combined with teacher-uploaded pictures and reading questions for books read as a class. It's a neat idea worthy of looking at for other projects...I always wondered how to incorporate Google Earth with an academic…

Continue

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 3:25pm

Where to start!?

Went to NYLA/SLMS 2010 conference in Albany for just one day and I'm all pumped up with ideas and motivation!! Can't sleep.

  1. iTouches in the library.
  2. A Scratch project being the best a student had ever worked on, and how it met AASL disposition standards of having students show adaptability and resilience when they couldn't figure it…
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Posted on May 2, 2010 at 3:53am

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At 8:34am on May 3, 2010, Letty Nardone said…
Hey Barbara
Thanks for including me. I'll check in. Are you going to WLA conference this Friday?

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