Tweets of the Week – October 22, 2010

A short list of tweets posted over the last week that librarians and the teens that they serve may find interesting:

  • The Evolution of the E-book: When is a Book Not a Book? – @GigaOm
  • Great little article on the usefulness of libraries for undergrads! – @thepinakes
  • 7 Fantastic Free Social Media Tools for Teachers – – @mashable
  • Study: ‘Kids are Alright’ when it comes to privacy – @CNETnews
  • Student, “As soon as you get back books by @sarahdessen, let me know. War and Peace just isn’t that interesting.” – @readernirvana
  • 4 schools that ban cell phones, “200,000 txt mgs R sent every second”. Want to engage ur students? U can’t ignore it. – @dcinc66
  • If you give students access, theyll be able to decide what they want to do w their lives instead of the school deciding for them #ceca2010 – @sarah_ludwig
  • Electronic or paper, all books need content. If that is what you create, concentrate on doing the best you can at that.- @megcabot
  • Hey, Teens: Your Parents Are Probably Checking Your Facebook [STUDY] – – @mashable
  • Amazing new research released today from #EU Kids internet use, online risks among 9-16yos in 25 European countries – @Amanda_Lenhart

Do you have a favorite Tweet from the last week? If so add it in the comments for this post. Or, if you read a Twitter post between October 22, 2010 and October 28, 2010 that you think is great, send me a direct message on Twitter (@lbraun2000) and it will go into the pool for consideration for next week’s Tweets of the week YALSA blog entry.

About Linda W Braun

Linda W Braun is a YALSA Past President, the YALSA CE Consultant, and a learning consultant/project management coordinator at LEO: Librarians & Educators Online.
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