RESOURCES


WEBSITES FOR WORKSHOP EXERCISE Joyce Valenza's website. Be sure to see her 'traditional' one too.

http://springfieldlibrary.wikispaces.com/

School Library Website Wiki to explore
Wiki with examples of 'best-practice' websites from all over the country, representing elementary, middle school and high school programs.
http://schoollibrarywebsites.wikispaces.com/

BLOGS


Patrick Larkin- principal in Mass. Beautiful job documenting the path to changing business as usual in the schoolhouse.
http://burlingtonhigh.blogspot.com/
Joyce Valenza- recognized as one of the premier librarians and integration geniuses of our time. Her former superintendent said of her hire, "it was better than recruiting Hank Aaron."
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1340000334.html
Scott McLeod- University of Iowa academic who ruminates on technology, leadership and the future of our schools.
http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org
Disruptive Discourse: 21st Century Teaching and Learning
http://www.dstorchan.com/
Buffy Hamilton- A cutting-edge librarian with ideas for all partners.
http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/
Robin Cicchetti- An award-winning librarian who transformed her traditional library into a Learning Commons.
http://concordcarlislelibrary.blogspot.com/
Wesley Fryer-A digital learning educator heavy-weight: exceptional policy analysis such as filtering. . .
http://www.speedofcreativity.org/2010/04/13/cognitive-dissonance-from-the-school-internet-filtering-message/


WEBSITES


One of the world's most visited learning sites on the web.
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/
Free Technology for Teachers
A review of free technology resources and how teachers can use them.
Ideas for integration.
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
School Learning Commons
The definitive source for reinventing school libraries and computer labs.
http://schoollearningcommons.pbworks.com/


TALKS:

TED Talk by Larry Lessig: Laws that Choke Creativity: http://bit.ly/zLpzi


BOOKS

Drive by Daniel Pink
A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink
Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein
Linchpin by Seth Godin
Connected by Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler




TOOLS:


Technology Tools 2009- Key Tools Every Educator Should Have in their Toolbox
A comprehensive list of web 2.0 resources with simple explanation and note about with whom they are popular.
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/25Tools/index.html
Technology Tools Resources
Web tools aggregated by Academic librarians- complete, simple, interactive- simply excellent.
http://webtools4u2use.wikispaces.com/Finding+the+Right+Tool
Learn Central (vRooms)
http://www.learncentral.org/
ex: Online Games and Virtual Worlds for Global Education: Resource Packet for Teachers
http://www.learncentral.org/resource/view/27764
School 2.0 eToolKit
http://etoolkit.org/etoolkit/

IDEAS & STORIES


Educator's Royal Treatment
Education and education technology leaders share ideas and success stories
http://www.educatorsroyaltreatment.com/
The Journal.com Transforming Education Through Technology
http://thejournal.com/
Did You Know 4.0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8&feature=player_embedded#
Digital Generation Poject:
(Edutopia: What Works in Public Education)
The Digital Generation: Welcome to Their World
http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation

Digital Generation Parents Share Their Wisdom
http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation-parents-video
Wikis in Plain English
http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english
Social Media in Plain English
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpIOClX1jPE&NR=1&feature=fvwp
What it means to be a tech savvy leader
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/01/28/tssa-winners-describe-what-tech-savvy-means-to-them/

Changing to Learn: Learning to Change
http://www.pearsonfoundation.org/pg5.6.html
same on youtube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tahTKdEUAPk


Empowering the 21st Century Superintendent
http://www.pearsonfoundation.org/pg5.4.html
Learning to Change: Changing to Learn - Student Voices
http://www.pearsonfoundation.org/pg5.6.2.html
A Vision of Students Today
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o&feature=channel
A vision of K-12 Students Today
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8&NR=1&feature=fvwp
Emergent by Design: Educator Guide for Integrating Social Media
http://emergentbydesign.com/2009/11/24/75-resources-educator-guide-for-integrating-social-media/
Socialnomics
: Social Media Revolution
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhPgUcjGQAw&feature=player_embedded#