Monthly Archives: November 2010

Two 4 Tuesday: A Place for Old Fashioned Writing and Digital Tools

This week’s learning links share some insight into how positive affirmations can improve academic performance in science and a great Alan November article about use of digital tools and devices in schools. 1. Scientific American Podcast: Writing Exercise Helps Female … Continue reading

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Two 4 Tuesday: Learning Links

Each Two 4 Tuesdays post features two links to items I’ve discovered recently that shed some light on learning…enjoy! 1. LiveScience.com: Video: Brain Scientist Pushes Social Learning – “Patricia Kuhl, a brain researcher and director of the National Science Foundation’s … Continue reading

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The Library vs. YouTube

A 15-year-old boy comes into the library and asks for basketball books. After some careful questioning by the librarian, it is determined that he really wants a book that will “make him a better basketball player” (i.e. show him how … Continue reading

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