How Google's Strategy for the Real-Time Web and Social Network Will Effect Education

I am a school librarian, not a Silicon Valley analyst. I endeavor in this post to give a logical, unbiased view of Google’s strategy in both the real-time web, primarily through Google Docs and Wave, and social networking, primarily through Google Buzz, to determine the viability of the tools for my students. . . . → Read More: How Google’s Strategy for the Real-Time Web and Social Network Will Effect Education

Social Networking with Students

Educators all over the world connect with each other to grow and it benefits all of us. For whatever reason, though, students are often left out of the equation when it comes to social networking. There are many advantages to introducing your students to social networking. First, leveraging social networking gives students immense . . . → Read More: Social Networking with Students

Chapter 3: Harnessing the Power of Social Networks

Since I was out most of last week for TeachMeet Nashville, this week has been a little slower in the library. I was able to write faster than I normally can. I am still trying to get stories for my From the Teachers section at the end of the chapter, but I . . . → Read More: Chapter 3: Harnessing the Power of Social Networks

The Case for Social Networking in Schools

I’ve taken the last week or so off of blogging to spend Christmas with my family and not be too distracted. I love blogging and it takes a lot of focus when I am consumed by a topic. However, this is not to say that I was totally disconnected from my online . . . → Read More: The Case for Social Networking in Schools