BLOGGING ‘BOUT BOOKS   Blogging Lynn Smith – LIS5313 – Fall 2009
Blog  <ul><li>Book Review  – evaluation of a book </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy  – find, evaluate and use informa...
Question heard throughout the library? <ul><li>“ Is this a good book?” </li></ul>“ Is this a good book?” The question hear...
Combining <ul><ul><li>Elementary Students K-5 + </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Reviews + </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2...
Creating a blog for book reviews <ul><li>Teacher’s First  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the blog software </li></ul></ul><u...
Writing a BOOK REVIEW <ul><li>Read the book. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure to fill in the title and the  author. </li></ul><...
Information Literacy and Blogging <ul><li>Elementary Students  </li></ul><ul><li>will learn to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find...
Blogging and the Learning Styles <ul><li>All students have ONE primary learning style.  Blogging stimulates  3  of the pri...
Free Educator Resources for Blogging <ul><ul><li>Blogger at  https://www.blogger.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class Blo...
Publically shared media center blogs <ul><li>Archipelago at  http://archipelagoblog.blogspot.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>Libr...
Is this a good book? Blogging is FUN!!!!! Blogging about book reviews  is more FUN!!!!!!!!! Answering  “ Is this a good bo...
Credits  <ul><li>Images: </li></ul><ul><li>Atlas , its time for your bath at  http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/4406724...
References <ul><li>book review. (n.d.).  Dictionary.com Unabridged . Retrieved November 21, 2009, from  Dictionary.com web...
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  1. 1. BLOGGING ‘BOUT BOOKS Blogging Lynn Smith – LIS5313 – Fall 2009
  2. 2. Blog <ul><li>Book Review – evaluation of a book </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy – find, evaluate and use information to solve a problem </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 – 2 nd generation of the World Wide Web ----- </li></ul>- Shortened version of Weblog Technology
  3. 3. Question heard throughout the library? <ul><li>“ Is this a good book?” </li></ul>“ Is this a good book?” The question heard most by library/media center specialist in elementary schools.
  4. 4. Combining <ul><ul><li>Elementary Students K-5 + </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Reviews + </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul>= Blogging ‘ bout Books
  5. 5. Creating a blog for book reviews <ul><li>Teacher’s First </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the blog software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register for an account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Name your blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start blogging </li></ul></ul>Who may read the blog? Who may see the comments? Who may register? Who may post? Who may see the author name?
  6. 6. Writing a BOOK REVIEW <ul><li>Read the book. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure to fill in the title and the author. </li></ul><ul><li>What makes the book good or bad? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you recommend the book - or not? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Information Literacy and Blogging <ul><li>Elementary Students </li></ul><ul><li>will learn to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find : the blog or a book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate : the review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>or the book </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the information – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ This is a good book!” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Blogging and the Learning Styles <ul><li>All students have ONE primary learning style. Blogging stimulates 3 of the primary learning styles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic (touching) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual (seeing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditory (hearing) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Free Educator Resources for Blogging <ul><ul><li>Blogger at https://www.blogger.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class Blogmeister at http://www.classblogmeister.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edublogs at http://edublogs.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaggle at https://www.gaggle.net/gen?_template=/templates/gaggle/html/index.jsp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not Free: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac users can use iWeb, part of iLife at http://www.apple.com/ilife/iweb/ </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Publically shared media center blogs <ul><li>Archipelago at http://archipelagoblog.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>LibraryBites at http://www.librarybytes.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Unquite Librarian at http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/ </li></ul>
  11. 11. Is this a good book? Blogging is FUN!!!!! Blogging about book reviews is more FUN!!!!!!!!! Answering “ Is this a good book?” – MOST FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  12. 12. Credits <ul><li>Images: </li></ul><ul><li>Atlas , its time for your bath at http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/440672445/ by flickr user woodleywonderworks at http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/ </li></ul><ul><li>How I Became a Pirate screen capture from Barnes and Noble at http://search.barnesandnoble.com/How-I-Became-a-Pirate/Melinda-Long/e/9780152018481/?itm=1&USRI=how+i+became+a+pirate </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 logo deadpool at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30465871@N05/3434587927/ </li></ul><ul><li>by flickr user c__ at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30465871@N05/ </li></ul><ul><li>Other Images from Microsoft Powerpoint ClipArt </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Name (Run Beat Remix) (Instrumental Version) by ccMixter user Jay Sinkie at http://ccmixter.org/files/JeremiahSinkie/4887 </li></ul>
  13. 13. References <ul><li>book review. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged . Retrieved November 21, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/book review </li></ul><ul><li>Grassian, E.S. & Kaplowitz, J.R. (2009). Information literacy instruction: Theory and practice (2 nd ed.) . New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>weblog. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition . Retrieved November 19, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/weblog </li></ul><ul><li>web 2.0. (n.d.). Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon . Retrieved December 04, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/web 2.0 </li></ul>The End

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