Summary of LibraryThingLIKE! Drawbacks It seems to be a much Cost money for more larger internet than 100 books community More adult oriented- Has more authors using it Probably better for HS Has a great place to add Geared toward owning author information your own books. Keeps great statistics Language Options
What I like about New from Shelfari Amazon Easy for students to learn Tips: Make sure students to use (5th graders and up) use a consistent name like 1st name & 1st initial-gets Fun widget to go on blogs difﬁcult to ﬁnd them! that is customizable Great tool for teaching Has discussion groups that students to be responsible can be private for their logins and passwords. They are Like the suggested tags responsible. when completing a review FREE!Drawbacks: Can get lost in the friend and group area.
What I like aboutLike! Destiny Quest DrawbacksIt is only open to students Does not have a discussionin your school areaEncourages students to use Can’t organize studentsthe library database Not easy for teachers to beIs easy to manage with in controlloginsBeing able to report abuseGreat for elementarystudents
Uses of Literary Social Net works Great place for students to do see good and bad book reviews Students to respond to their “homework” reading logs Great portfolio of a students reading and response, if used over time Great place to get suggestions for reading Great place to see what is hot and order for the library! A tool to discuss ethical uses of internet...it will happen.