This is a wiki set up by teachers for teachers as a one-stop site for everything on Web 2.0. What is Web 2.0? How can I use it in my classroom? You can find ideas for subject teachers and specific for assignments, as well as a complete links catalogue, too. Web 2.0 Guru is a … Continue reading Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers
This one is not just for teachers and other educators, but for anyone who works with children in the 21st century learning environment. Check out, 'Growing Up Online', a PBS documentary that was aired last February. The site also includes resources for students, teachers, parents, and administrators.
Art lovers, this one's for you! The New York Public Library has re-released its digital gallery. With free and open access to over 640,000 images digitized from the the New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more one reason to love art!
LVR will be presenting the musical 'My Fair Lady' at the Capitol Theatre from December 11th to 13th. The cast of thirty-nine Grade 9-12 students has been rehearsing since September to bring this famous Lerner and Loewe musical to life. The play, which features Rachel Farquharson as Eliza Doolittle and Wade Courson as Professor Higgins, … Continue reading ‘My Fair Lady’ weeks away
Perhaps the most prestigious Canadian award for any author is the Governor General's Literary Award (GGs). For all the category winners and a brief biography of each of the winning authors check out the GG Press Release. Currently, the library does have a copy of the winning book in the young adult fiction category: The … Continue reading 2008 Governor General’s Literary Award Winners
The Stellar Book Award is the annual province-wide book contest where the winner is determined by young readers from across BC. Participants must be prepared to read, rank, and review at least 5 of the selected 18 titles before the contest closes in April 2009. Students can then register and vote online in April and … Continue reading Stellar Book Award 2008-2009
Here's another video by the same professor, Dr. Michael Wesch, and his students at Kansas State University. The lines between technology, electronic communication, and society are becoming quite blurry