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Blogging 'bout Books by Lynn Smith

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  • BLOGGING ‘BOUT BOOKS Blogging Lynn Smith – LIS5313 – Fall 2009
  • Blog
    • Book Review – evaluation of a book
    • Information Literacy – find, evaluate and use information to solve a problem
    • Web 2.0 – 2 nd generation of the World Wide Web -----
    - Shortened version of Weblog Technology
  • Question heard throughout the library?
    • “ Is this a good book?”
    “ Is this a good book?” The question heard most by library/media center specialist in elementary schools.
  • Combining
      • Elementary Students K-5 +
      • Book Reviews +
      • Web 2.0
    = Blogging ‘ bout Books
  • Creating a blog for book reviews
    • Teacher’s First
      • Choose the blog software
      • Register for an account
      • Name your blog
      • Start blogging
    Who may read the blog? Who may see the comments? Who may register? Who may post? Who may see the author name?
  • Writing a BOOK REVIEW
    • Read the book.
    • Make sure to fill in the title and the author.
    • What makes the book good or bad?
    • Do you recommend the book - or not?
  • Information Literacy and Blogging
    • Elementary Students
    • will learn to:
      • Find : the blog or a book
      • Evaluate : the review
        • or the book
      • Use the information –
        • “ This is a good book!”
  • Blogging and the Learning Styles
    • All students have ONE primary learning style. Blogging stimulates 3 of the primary learning styles:
      • Kinesthetic (touching)
      • Visual (seeing)
      • Auditory (hearing)
  • Free Educator Resources for Blogging
      • Blogger at https://www.blogger.com/
      • Class Blogmeister at http://www.classblogmeister.com/
      • Edublogs at http://edublogs.org/
      • Gaggle at https://www.gaggle.net/gen?_template=/templates/gaggle/html/index.jsp
      • Not Free:
      • Mac users can use iWeb, part of iLife at http://www.apple.com/ilife/iweb/
  • Publically shared media center blogs
    • Archipelago at http://archipelagoblog.blogspot.com/
    • LibraryBites at http://www.librarybytes.com/
    • The Unquite Librarian at http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/
  • Is this a good book? Blogging is FUN!!!!! Blogging about book reviews is more FUN!!!!!!!!! Answering “ Is this a good book?” – MOST FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Credits
    • Images:
    • 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/
    • 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
    • Web 2.0 logo deadpool at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30465871@N05/3434587927/
    • by flickr user c__ at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30465871@N05/
    • Other Images from Microsoft Powerpoint ClipArt
    • Music
    • Remember the Name (Run Beat Remix) (Instrumental Version) by ccMixter user Jay Sinkie at http://ccmixter.org/files/JeremiahSinkie/4887
  • References
    • book review. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged . Retrieved November 21, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/book review
    • Grassian, E.S. & Kaplowitz, J.R. (2009). Information literacy instruction: Theory and practice (2 nd ed.) . New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.
    • 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
    • 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
    The End