Here’s a short list of tweets posted over the last week that librarians and the teens that they serve may find interesting:

  • Overdue fines got you down? Read Down Your Fines at The New York Public Library this summer! – @nyplkids
  • One of our most popular posts looks at how educators are using #Google+ hangouts, via @MindShiftKQED – @KQEDNews
  • The case for raunchy teen lit –“These novels… reflect their actual reality, as good books tend to do.” @kishizuka
  • Social media finds place in classroom via @USATODAY (happy to see all these voices sharing!) – @librarybeth
  • New Post: I Am Not A Great Teacher – by Shelly Blake-PlockI am not a great teacher. – @teachpaperless
  • A long & in-depth story on the history of the @ symbol & how it became a staple of the Web: @nickbilton
  • E-Books Accelerate Paperback Publishers’ Release Dates (@julienyt / New York Times) – @techmeme
  • Infographic: Learn why recruiting more STEM-trained teachers is crucial for the American workforce – @good
  • Email intervention: It’s time to make the switch. – @googlestudents
  • “Reclaiming Fair Use” clears scholars’ misconceptions about copyright and how to use mat’l w/o breaking the law – @j450nk
  • Celebrating Failure: It’s About the People, Not the Technology – @iPodsibilities
  • From @hrheingold RT @dmlcentral: Learning Reimagined: Participatory, Peer, Global, Online – @josiefraser

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 July 29 – August 4 that you think is great, send Linda 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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