March 9, 2010 Agenda


March 14 is Pi day


March is Women's History Month. Take a look at this list of reviewed resources.

Books Should Be Free offers free audio books. they can be downloaded from the site or through iTunes.

Starfall is a great resource for elementary students.

The Early Childhood Education Network's Literacy Center provides pre-K and K students online activities in four languages ( English, Spanish, German, and French), designed to teach the alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, and phonics.

CDE School Libraries Update

Draft school library standards have been revised.
Annual School Library Survey is open


http://myctap.org for Professional Development

Selection Aids


School Library Journal's Battle of the Kids' Books

NY Times Children's Books Reviews

http://www.jacketflap.com includes reviews, author interviews, and more.

Search Resources

Sweet Search has a new Biographies starter page.
From the findingDulcinea blog: "Why Sweet Search is the best for search engine for students"

About.com has posted the winners of their 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards and Surf Canyon won in the category of Best Search Engine.
"How to" and example