Monthly Archives: October 2008

New lab in the library

I waited for three long years for it to happen, and then I forget to mention it here. That’s just how it is sometimes; the anticipation is so great, the delays make you lose faith, plans change, you forget about … Continue reading

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Follett from your desktop

Isn’t the digital age great? No really, there are some fantastic advantages to our wired world. Sometimes, we just need to know more about what we can do digitally in order to appreciate it. Take for example, the little icon … Continue reading

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Books from the HPL!

Our good friends at the Haverhill Public Library have blessed us again with some great titles that we will be adding to our shelves. As these are donations, they are not hot off the presses, but they are still great … Continue reading

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Thinking about digital literacies

In an effort to get more materials aimed at educators and to improve our professional development library, we currently subscribe to three academic periodicals including the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. This weekend I had a chance to read many … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: Newseum

Anyone who is interested in seeing how the “top stories” are being covered around the nation and around the world, should check out Newseum. This site offers visitors the chance to peruse the front pages of nearly seven hundred newspapers. … Continue reading

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On conquest and culture, Columbus Day (2008)

Growing up, the Columbus Day holiday was always a bit of a mystery to me. I was torn between what I was learning in school and what I was hearing at home. In the classrooms of PS 299 in Brooklyn, … Continue reading

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Internet Television

Thanks to the October 2008 edition of WIRED magazine, I’ve discovered another website that is bound to get us all into trouble at home and at school. Luckily, only a few dozen people a week visit this blog, so the … Continue reading

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