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The second issue of Weave: Journal of Library User Experience is now available here. In this issue: Service Design: An Introduction to a Holistic Assessment Methodology of Library Services By Joe Marquez & Annie Downey, Reed College This paper explores service design as a relevant method for service assessment and creation in a library environment. Service design allows for a holistic and systemic look at the various systems that make a l...
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Sports of Childhood; or Pastimes of Youth published by S. Babcock, New Haven in 1840. Archery, a game of cricket, blowing bubbles, and walking on stilts are recommended pastimes for children! PS. Never trust children with a pen and a book!
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Sports of Childhood; or Pastimes of Youth published by S. Babcock, New Haven in 1840. Archery, a game of cricket, blowing bubbles,  and walking on stilts are recommended pastimes for children!
(Image: “Areas for Action,” an experiment led by artist Oliver Herring and educator Jethro Gillespie (© Lloyd Mulvey) via Hyperallergic.com) Art ed is not taking up surfing, instead, the field was recently rocked by a future-focused, avant-garde conference held February 20-21st at the Armory as a precursor to the current NYC Armory Show hosted by MoMA. Conference organizers describ...
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Today’s top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team 1. Good news for NYC students snapchatting test answers: Mayor DeBlasio allows cell phones in schools. Full story from DNA Info 2. Data analytics software gets a classroom makeover.
While perusing possible NewLearningTimes.com "High Five" content this morning I discovered, Coub.com via this Boingboing.net article reposted from this article in online magazine, Hopes & Fears. The piece teaches you popula...
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Say hello to the newest installment on ArchivalRevival, #MusicalMondays! Check out the first post to Pressible on a popular musical setting of an English nursery rhyme
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To start off the month of March and the newly implemented #MusicalMondays I present a nursery rhyme taken from The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book (1955)
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The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has celebrated March as the "Music in Our Schools Month" for the last 30 years! It began as a single statewide Advocacy Day and celebration in New York in 1973 and grew over the decades to become a month-long celebration of school music in 1985. This month is often characterized with special performances, lessons, sing-alongs and activities to bring music programs to the attention of administrators, parents, colleagues, and communities to display the positive benefits that music education brings to students of all ages. NAfME offers
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Wired.com just launched a overhauled site. Here is the new tech stack: WordPress PHP Stylus for CSS Vanilla JavaScript and jQuery Coming soon: React.js JSON API Development and Deployment: Vagrant Gulp for task automation Git hooks Linting (check out stylint written by our own Ross Patton) GitHub Jenkins -- I wonder what they are using for testing. You can read more about it in this article from Kathleen Vignos, Wired.com's Director of Engineering.