Wednesday, July 14, 2010
I've been asked to reflect on what I've learned about RSS readers and how they may benefit my school community. I created an account through Google Reader and initially went crazy adding subscription bundles for my personal interests. Let's just say, I went a little bit overboard. It was information overload. Today I started over. I love that the information comes to me - I don't have to take the time to see who has updated their blog or website. I chose blogs and websites that I already had listed in my favorites on AOL. Professionally, some of my favorites are The Goddess of YA Literature, YA Books and More, teenreads.com, and Welcome to NCS-Tech! . For my personal life, my favorites include My Cozy Book Nook, Book Club Girl, Whole Fish, and The Pioneer Woman Cooks. Can you tell that I love to eat as much as I like to read? I can see how the subscriptions I have added to my Google Reader page can help me stay up-to-date with what others are saying about literature and the current technology available. I will be a better library media specialist by utilizing this information and sharing it with my patrons. It is vital that our students are exposed to the best resources available to them and that they learn how to use it to their advantage.