Twitter Postings: Petroglyphs of the 21st Century

So what do petroglyphs have to do with twitter posts? Our spring break this early April was amazing.  Normally, in Minnesota, spring break means late winter slush with melting snow and muddy trails.  But this year was  showing, spring was definitely in the air. I decided I needed a prairie fix.  I'm attracted to the …

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To Multitask or Not, That is the Question!

I was in a classroom recently where students were using laptops, doing an activity that required a relatively low level of intellectual engagement.  They were typing up essays they had written earlier in the week so they could enter them in their online blog site.  All the students had headphones on and were listening to …

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21st Century Media Specialists

Provocateur Scott McLeod (otherwise known as Scott McLeod, Iowa State University associate professor and head of the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education) came to the Minnesota Education media Organization fall conference to shake up the status quo.  His provocative keynote challenged media specialist and librarians to examine the core of …

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