Information Literacy / Research / Standards / Technology / Web 2.0

How to teach 3 social studies units covering over half a century in 4 weeks: A 5th Grade Glogster Project

Last year, I began a journey with 5th grade that integrated multiple social studies standards into one big project.  The teachers put students in cross-classroom groups and assigned them social studies topics for a unit on the turn of the century.  Each group made a glog about their topic after using print and digital resources … Continue reading

Professional Development

New Media Literacies Project Announces Free Webinar Series

New Media Literacies via kwout Here is some exciting news from the New Media Literacies Project! You can also join the Ning and get engaged with the learning community by clicking here. Educators are exploring the urgent challenges that 21st Century learners face by expanding their own learning experiences using a participatory, digital model of … Continue reading


Copyright Resources

Copyright is a regular topic in our school library program at Georgia Southern but we focus on it during the Administration class. This semester we’re trying something new-every student has to create a wiki with a set of copyright resources designed to be used by differerent grade levels of students or teachers. Many more links … Continue reading


Debatable topic #3: Copyright Commando or Ultimate Informant?

This is our third “debatable” topic of interest… “Should the SLMS only teach about copyright issues through staff development or take a more aggressive role in informing faculty and students of the law?” Copyright infringement happens all the time in our schools. Oftentimes, it occurs because the teacher is not even aware that they are … Continue reading