28 September 2008

Banned Books Week-It's Here

Banned Books Week, September 27 - October 4, 2008 is here. Take the time to reflect on your freedoms and rights. Participate in events planned at your local library. The ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom has a list of resources available here as well as a great motto, "Free People Read Freely".

Below is a video produced by AL Focus, the video home of American Libraries magazine in honor of Banned Books Week.

17 September 2008

Banned Books Week Banner

Wow!! What a cool banner.

Would love to know how it was made.

What banned book will you be reading during Banned Books Week, September 27 - October 4?

K12 Online Conference 2008

This is a conference by educators for educators around the world interested in integrating emerging technologies into classroom practice. A goal of the conference is to help educators make sense of and meet the needs of a continually changing learning landscape.
The 2008 conference theme is “Amplifying Possibilities”. This year’s conference begins with a pre-conference keynote the week of October 13, 2008. The following two weeks, October 20-24 and October 27-31, forty presentations will be posted online to the conference blog for participants to download and view. Live Events in the form of three “Fireside Chats” and a culminating “When Night Falls” event will be announced. Everyone is encouraged to participate in both live events during the conference as well as asynchronous conversations.

It's FREE and will be available 24/7.

There are again 4 strands:

  • Getting Started,
  • Prove it!,
  • Kicking It Up a Notch, and
  • Leading the Change.

Check out the PreConference and Keynoters and Presentors in each strand. Subscribe to the RSS feed for the teasers so you can plan which sessions you'll want to attend.

Don't miss out on a great opportunity to learn!

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