December 26, 2013

Reflecting on 2013: The Reasons I Blog, and My Top 10 Posts



I get asked this question all of the time. Why do you blog?

I enjoy it! That's the #1 reason.

I like documenting and reflecting on what I learn, for future reference. My memory bank is sometimes unreliable. That's #2.

I like sharing what I learn with others who might benefit. #3.

We librarians teach and thrive in an open environment. Now that open environment is a whole lot bigger, and so are the rewards.

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I'm sharing my top 10 (of 54) blog posts for 2013 in the hope that more educators in the Internetverse will find something they can use.


(in chronological order)

Google+ Tip: How to Adjust the Flow of Information from your Circles -- A Snapshot


5 Scholarly Science Search Engines for the College Student's Toolbox

Innovative Chromebook Teachers in Math, Science, Social Studies and Foreign Language, Special Education, Language Arts - EducationOnAir - All in One Place

This "Libraries of the Future" Infographic Nails it!

My 10 Favorite Google Tips of the 100 Shared by @EdReach

Use this Google Custom Search Engine to Search Through 40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos

Resources for Learning about COPPA's (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) New Rules

School Libraries as Maker Spaces -- A Few Resources to √ Out

Plussers that Pin and Vice Versa, shared by Peg Fitzpatrick

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My blog post goal for 2014? 100 quality posts.

I think I can do it!

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