In the recent Cites and Insights, Walter Crawford writes about Old Media/New Media (specifically, The State of The Book). The "Reading at Risk" report comes in for some criticism - as well it should. Look, I read a lot. Does what I read continually qualify as "reading" by the report's standards? No. [insert your own… Continue reading What me, read?
It just works my last nerve when I read things like this. Mrs. OPL has said what I'd say, only more eloquantly (of course). Couple that with these comments, and you can see why I'm shaking my head. Why do people equate educational innovation with destruction of libraries? I don't get it. One message on… Continue reading Wrong Wrong Wrong Wrong Wrong
Top Ten No Sympathy Lines (þ: Lifehacker) Good enough for life, too: I Don't Have Time For All This Life is about choices. We all have more to do than we can do completely, and we have to set priorities. So we may have to accept tradeoffs... The one option that is never on the… Continue reading Students, Listen Up
In all my meetings this week, there has been much discussion about MPOW's new on-line presence. This will be a - mostly - password protected environment that allows for posting of assignments, news, etc.. The library section will be very UNprotected, because we want to share what we're doing with everyone, not just the Favored… Continue reading Why is paperless "better"?