From the Thinkfinity site mentioned below
In some respects, the potential of 21st century learning lies in the
exploration of how digital tools (cameras, presentation software, computing
equipment) and online resources can support and enhance traditional
subjects,skills and teaching practices. The Internet alone provides students
with enormous opportunities to access:
· A trove of primary source documents previously located on library
shelves, but now available online through digital archives.
· Authentic scientific data across a range of fields from current and historical
meteorological forecast data to economic statistics
· Geospatial tools that combine data with dynamic maps
· Global communications media that make distance collaboration, cross-cultural exchanges and rich media experiences possible
How many of these opportunities do we provide for our students?
This is the link I sent around earlier in the week of Michael Rosen interviewing various authors:
Actually we have some books taken without being issued; perhaps we could try this technique?
Just discovered this Boolean Search graphical tool! We have some information on Boolean searching on our search site and it is a tool all searchers for information need to employ to some degree.:
Under accessories, it enables you to take images of anything that is on your desktop and either copy it to the clipboard, or save it to an image file.
For Juniors, try Animal Riddles: