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From my Electronic Portfolio:
Gwyneth A. Jones, aka The Daring Librarian, is a blogger, a Tweeter, a Plurker, a speaker, a citizen of Nings and a resident of Second Life. Gwyneth is a
teacher librarian at Murray Hill Middle School in Laurel, Maryland, a member of the ISTE Board of Directors, and the author of the award winning Daring Librarian blog. The Daring Librarian is a digitally shifted ed tech teaching ninja with a passion for re-mix mash-up production, transliteracy, cutting edge librarianship, graphic design, & being a change agent within in her learning communities both geographically and within the æthernets. Fearlessly daring to take chances, fight the filters, and ignoring the negative naysayers, all for our most important customers – our students.

external image iste_Blue_logo.jpgAs an elected member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), she passionately represents all PK-12 technology educators. Professionally, Gwyneth is committed to the NTTI "turn-key" philosophy of peer training, mentoring, generously sharing resources, building international personal learning networks through school, district, state, national, and online programs. Gwyneth was named one of five National Cengage/Gale SLJ New Leaders, was the PBS-NTTI “Teacher of the Year” in 2001 and the 2004 MICCA “Outstanding Educator Using Technology” for Howard County. She speaks locally and nationally, and has presented at AASL, NECC, MSET, CASL, MASL, online webinars for ISTE SIGMS, TL Virtual Cafe, and in the virtual world of Second Life. Leaving a career in advertising, public relations, and marketing nineteen years ago, to pursue a career in technology education she now uses effective design and communication skills gained through her experiences in the business world to communicate her love of research and information gathering, reading, and technology with her students, staff, and community.
In her spare time, Gwyneth enjoys reading, traveling, digital photography, graphic desing, alternative/progressive music, Welsh stuff, buzztime trivia, darts, exploring the Steampunk Aesthetic and managing a virtual library & factory in New Babbage - Second Life, and writing biographies of herself in the third person. Admittedly, she’s a goofball and a geek.

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Contact:
gwynethanne AT gmail DOT com
Skype: /gwyneth_jones
ISTE Board of Directors - PK-12 Representative
Member: ISTE, MSET, ALA, AASL, EMAHC, & MASL