YALSA Blog Tweets of the Week – March 18, 2011

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

  • This op-ed in NYTimes today: “When Kids Rule the School.” Fabulous! This could be school in future. http://nyti.ms/gNQZoZ – @ellen460
  • Facebook Users Who Are Under Age Raise Concerns http://nyti.ms/fBEjoO – @nytimes
  • We have a nation of teachers who interrogate readers instead of engaging readers in literate conversations. – @ruth_ayres
  • The Future of Reading Online Is Customization & Sharing, Not Tablets (Yet) http://bit.ly/hOjuUz – @fastcompany
  • Cool Creative Commons cartoon (Nerdson) http://tinyurl.com/4hjbj7v – @joycevalenza
  • Valuing failure and appreciating interrogation – a teacher’s notes on teaching technology by @benchun: http://bit.ly/gMIXDw – @zephoria
  • “There is more to boys than sex and more to girls than purity” Fantastic post on Teen Sex by @Kody_Keplinger http://bit.ly/fQI4zO – @RoundShapeApril
  • The new issue of Technology Counts came out today. Read how schools are using tech. to personalize learning: http://bit.ly/TechCounts2011 – @educationweek
  • New Smithsonian commons prototype-librarians ck it out http://si.edu/commons/prototype – @technolibrary
  • Nice ars technica piece on the complexities of sexting cases http://tinyurl.com/5u4ekob – @amanda_lenhart
  • The Future of Mobile Gadgets http://www.slate.com/id/2288400/– @AbiLeeK
  • Goodbye Wheelie Backpacks: Digital Textbooks Will Dominate Over Paper Ones Soon http://bit.ly/if8I5e – @fastcompany
  • Teaching Kids Design Thinking, So They Can Solve The World’s Biggest Problems http://bit.ly/hsmKHI – @fastcompany
  • How we store & manage information — & why we can’t keeping thinking in terms of files in the 21st century: http://bit.ly/eJraOb – @TheAtlanticTech
  • Priebatsch from SCVNGR: “School is a game – but it’s a poorly designed game. It’s broken.” – @cnntech

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 March 18 and March 24 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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