Archive for May, 2010

SEMLS workshops on Facebook and Twitter

Thanks to those who participated in the 2 half day sessions at the Southeastern MA Regional Library System office in Lakeville last week! Resources from the sessions follow. Please feel free to friend me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter!








May 26, 2010 at 2:34 pm Leave a comment

Maricopa County Library District Staff Day

Thanks so much to MCLD for inviting me to deliver a keynote address at their staff day on Friday. Slides & links follow. For those who attended the Thursday workshops, your slides are posted, too πŸ™‚

Keynote Address Slides:


Brain Slides:

May 8, 2010 at 2:09 pm 1 comment

Lost in Yuma!?

Is there anything more embarrassing than realizing you put “Street” instead of “Drive” into your GPS unit and ended up across town in a residential neighborhood, instead of at your workshop, on time?

In spite of that, and several technological difficulties, we had a fun time playing with Web 2.0 tech in the AZ State Library Workshop in Yuma on Monday May 3. Slides, links and other resources follow:

Tech Slides:

Brain Slides:



Dewey Decimal Programing Exercise:

  • 500s – create your own bug – using scratch!
  • 398.2 – recreate a fairy tale in scratch (discuss fairy tale elements)
  • 500 – science experiments – you tube video
  • 600 – video demo of recipe (Iron chef!)
  • 700 – painting/photo contest via podcasting
  • 700 How to draw – make an avatar – post in library
  • 800 Hamlet on FB – make a FB page (Fiago’s podcast, text message etc)
  • 900 – ancient Egypt – dance like an Egyptian – design clothing too!

May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm Leave a comment