Sunday, April 10, 2011

Iowan's Role in Civil War

Just another example of using multiple resources on the Internet to make learning exciting, dynamic and meaningful. Lifelong learners won't be able to stop reading.

Tools used: Google News, Google Search, Joliprint, Tagxedo, Blogger / Blogspot, more Google Searching, and a Website Validation Wizard produced by Illinois Educational Grant Project.

Take a look:
Here is the original article at the Des Moines Register.

And here, you can click on an interactive picture, powered by Tagxedo, that allows you to futher search important keywords. See what else you can learn about the Civil War. Use a Website Validation Wizard to check validity of the website you select to read.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Where are Libraries Headed in the Future?

Article about Libraries in the Future

Click on any word in this cloud and find read more on the Internet.

What's Your Favorite Seuss Book

This is a compilation of 85 adults and young adults when asked their favorite Seuss book. And yours?