as we incorporate Digital Tools in the School Library
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We embrace the concept of a wiki in which multiple users generate the information found within. It is only this way that the information will evolve and develop a multitude of perspectives.
As School Library Media Specialists, it is expected that we connect our students and staff with the information and resources that they need for everyday learning. In today's digital world of social media and Web 2.0 tools, it is vital that we are not only sharing these new tools with our school community, but modeling their use for
communication, collaboration and professional development.
The articles and websites below reinforce the importance of Library Media Specialists being experts on the use of Web 2.0 tools.
Blogs & Resources about the Changing Librarian
On the Librarian: What's the Point?....The Twitter Conversation
by Joyce Valenza
10 Ways Library Schools Should be Teaching Social Media
14 Ways K-12 Librarians Can Teach Social Media
by Joyce Valenza
The Ideal School Library
by Darren Draper
The Use - or Nonuse - of Social Tools Sparks Twitterstorm
by Laura Barack, School Library Journal
21st Century Librarians
5 Ways Social Media is Changing Our Daily Lives
by Soren Gordhamer
Library 2.0: Enter the Teacher Librarian Enthusiast
- by Natasha Wanchek
Library 2.0 Resources
- a Wikispace for Library Media Specialists
Web 2.0 Meets Information Fluency
- a wiki by Joyce Valenza
Online Collaboration in Education
- a wiki by Donna Esposito, Mary Schwander, Abbe Waldron, Tamara Weinberg & Jane Wilson
PA Online Web 2.0 - 23 Things
Tool for Supporting the Fair Use Reasoning Process
This tool is designed to help you determine whether your project fits under the fair use guidelines. This form will not be submitted to a professional for review. It is suggested that once the form is completed, the teacher prints as a pdf and saves the form into the appropriate folder to serve as a reference.
Social Media - Is Social Media a fad
Librarian vs. Stereotypes : We Listen!
This parody of the Mac vs PC commercial nicely demonstrates how short, funny videos can promote your library.
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