23 Things

NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS ARCHIVED FOR REFERENCE ONLY.SBISD has NO plans to have a 2011 Summer session.

Listed below are 23 Things (or activities) that you can do on the web to explore and expand your knowledge of the Internet and Web 2.0 tools.

Summer 2010 SessionPublish Post
Start Date: Monday, June 7, 2010
Blog posts must be dated on or after this date.

Completion Deadline: Monday, August 9, 2010
All 23 Things must be be completed by 11:59 pm. No partial credit will be given.

Spring Branch employees only -- If finished by August 9, 2010 Spring Branch employees will receive 18 hours off-contract PDLC credit. The PDLC course # is 1671.13464

Out of district players -- If finished by August 9, 2010 players from outside SBISD will receive a certificate indicating 18 hours of professional development participation.

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Face-to-Face (F2F) Recess
These F2F encounters will take place at the Media Center on the SBEC Campus.
Come-&-go informal assistance will be available from 9:00-3:00. Bring your laptop!
Tuesday, June 22nd
Wednesday, July 7th
Thursday, July 15th
Tuesday, July 20th

Ready! Set! Play! Begin here.
(Be sure and click on the hot links. They tell you what to do!)

23 Things*
Week 1: Life Long Learning

Week 2: Blogging
(Remember the weeks are just guidelines and markers for PDLC. You may use your own timeline as long as you finish on time! You do NOT have to have things done by any date EXCEPT the final date -- August 9th)

  • Thing #3: Set up your own blog, create an avatar, and add a post about what you did.

  • Thing #4: Register your blog and begin your Library2Play journey. (To be officially registered you must have posts written for Thing 2 and Thing 3.)

Week 3: Photos & Images

Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders

Week 5: Hodge-Podge

Week 6: Tagging, Folksonomies & Technorati

Week 7: Wikis & Rollyo

Week 8: Online Applications & Tools

Week 9: Videos, Podcasts, & Nings

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* Note: This project is loosely based upon the website 43Things (which allows you to set and track personal goals) and the Stephen Abram article titled 43 Things I (or You) might want to do this year (Information Outlook - Feb 2006). Our adaptation comes largely from School Library Learning 2.0 An online learning program for CSLA members and friends and Learning 2.0 Through Play by Mary Woodard Library Director at Mesquite ISD, Texas.