An avatar is a computer generated graphic of a person. It's great for those people concerned about privacy and not wanting their picture posted on the Internet. And it's a lot of fun to create! Some of the articles' of clothing require that they be 'purchased' with artificial currency. But you can easily create an … Continue reading What’s an avatar?
Welcome to Glogster, a web 2.0 platform that easily allows users to upload photos, videos, text, audio and more to create a unique online, interactive poster. Perfect for teacher/student collaboration! Visit Glogster today and check out these other features: A series of teamwork mechanisms to allow users to publish and share their creations and to … Continue reading Glogster Edu is Here!
Words at Large is CBC’s online destination for Canadians who love books. Look for something new every day, from CBC programs and podcasts, to interviews with writers and more. Hosted by Shelagh Rogers this is a new feature and the website is under construction. For more information click on the icon!
The Ontario Library Association has released the lists for its Silver Birch, White Pine, Red Maple, Blue Spruce, Golden Oak, and le prix Tamarack (francais) book award nominations. For a complete list please click HERE.
Do you care about the freedom and neutrality of the Internet? If so, click HERE and sign up to send a letter to the CRTC. We must convince the CRTC to stop big telecoms from controlling our access to the Internet. Bell, Rogers and other large ISPs cannot be allowed to continue serving their own … Continue reading Save Our Net: Net Neutrality
Author James Patterson knows it’s not easy getting kids excited about reading. So a few years ago when he noticed that his 10-year-old son Jack was lukewarm toward books, the best-selling author decided to do something about it. First, he started writing books for kids. And more recently, he launched a new Web site devoted … Continue reading Read Kiddo Read
A new ad campaign uses humor to educate middle-schoolers and teens about when online communications (instant-messagings, phone pictures, social-network comments) cross the line into harassment. The campaign is based online at thatsnotcool.com.