Author: jyasinchuk

The Literate Owl

Here is the blog/website of Kelowna Secondary School teacher-librarian, Mr. Al Smith. Lots of terrific ideas for reading and technologies. A great guy, Al is always willing to help anyone with experimenting and using technology in the classroom. His contact information is on the blog.

"It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure."

We have always been overloaded with information--it's a part of living in modern western society. But, it is imperative, now more than ever, to be able to successfully filter the information with which we are inundated. Thanks to our district librarian, Wendy West, for this clip from technology writer Clay Shirky, with his take on … Continue reading "It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure."

Our First Annual ‘LVR Reads’ Holiday Reading List Contest

The LVR Library is proud to sponsor its 1st Annual 'LVR Reads' Holiday Reading List Contest.To enter, you must POST A COMMENT below. Your comment MUST include:Your first & last name;Title of the book that you have recently read;The author of the book;Indicate whether the book is fiction or non-fiction; andThe genre of the book … Continue reading Our First Annual ‘LVR Reads’ Holiday Reading List Contest