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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…

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Added by gwyneth jones on November 12, 2010 at 10:30am — 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 10, 2010 at 1:24am — 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…
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Added by gwyneth jones on May 11, 2010 at 10:00am — 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 10:30am — 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 2:01pm — 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 10:00am — No Comments

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 3:00pm — No Comments

TONIGHT! ISTE FREE Webniar: Library Media Marketing Through Easy Animation

GoAnimate.com: Live Long & Animate! by gwyneth





I'm curious....which products have you used with your students or for yourself to promote your program or special projects? Which were the easiest? Which were blocked by your firewall? Did you stumble across any resistance or… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on December 10, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

ISTE Webinar: Library Media Marketing Through Easy Animation

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Added by gwyneth jones on November 18, 2009 at 12:29pm — No Comments

The Bloggers' Cafe - Join the UnConference!

Poor Clank...He can't go to the Bloggers' Cafe:

The Unconference at #AASL2009 in Charlotte, NC!…


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Added by gwyneth jones on November 3, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How to Make Youtube play in MP4 for Classroom - Comic Life Style!

Featured on my new blog Library Media Tech Musings



you can also snag the graphics & dowload the originals by visiting my wiki....link on the blog above!!!

PS. i created the Kick YouTube header using a cool FREE spell with flickr app that can be found

here on my… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on July 30, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Teacher Tech at Break-NECC Speed



because of NECC, Joyce, and all i learned, and all the friends i made and i met...from the hallways to the Second Life Playground...the Twitter backchannel...it all inspired me to ....start (yet another) blog! Library Media Tech Musings

this is where i shared some of my musings and lessons learned from NECC....such as:



"Our plates should be small but our appetite LARGE for new… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on July 19, 2009 at 7:42pm — No Comments

How Do You Get Those Books Back~!~???

I need help writing a new newsletter request to parents for end of the year help getting Media books back...i'm tapped out of ideas and don't like my old newsletter messages.. what do you say?



also, along those same lines last year, i also go this from a Media Specialist friend of mine about end of year getting books back:



"Hey Gwyneth. I was wondering how you handled getting overdue books back at the end of the year. Any ideas for rewards/incentives?… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on April 27, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

TV Studios: This Week in Rap

Flocabulary Launches ‘The Week in Rap’ - A Week's Worth of News, Rapped

– Teen-Friendly News Delivery Helps Spark Classroom Discussion About Current Events –


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 now we have that same idea but but classroom… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on March 31, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Guru Stalking @MICCA, NECC & AASL, Oh my!

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 March 28, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

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