Information Discovery with Surfaces #cil2010

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These are my slides from the 2010 Computers in Libraries conference. Thanks to Alex Hylton and Will Kurt for their great work and we can't wait to keep collaborating!

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Information Discovery with Surfaces #cil2010

  1. 1. Information Discovery with Surfaces Gretchen Caserotti Computers in Libraries, 2010 @gcaserotti
  2. 2. Why?
  3. 3. “Playing is Doing” -D.W. Winnicott
  4. 4. Through Play Kids learn social skills like group work, collaboration and conflict resolution. Kids learn life skills like creativity, innovation, invention and communication. Kids learn 21st Century Tech Skills
  5. 5. Learning Libraries place for learning and discovery Intuitive vs. Learnable Adults are child’s first and forever teachers.
  6. 6. Apps Darien Library Media Touch Tones Raw Image Visualizer Scatter Puzzle Tiles XNA Scatter Ribbons Falcon Eye Postcard Grand Piano Photo Paint Paddle Ball Finger Fountain Chess & Checkers
  7. 7. New App G GIRAFFE
  8. 8. Built to Last?
  9. 9. Built to Last?
  10. 10. “ The real act of discovery consists not in finding new lands,but in seeing with new eyes.” -Marcel Proust
  11. 11. Thank you! Gretchen Caserotti gcaserotti@darienlibrary.org @gcaserotti

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