Collins Hill High School Media Center Blog

What to read next…

This is one of my new favorite websites: Simply type in the last book you read (make sure it’s one you liked) and Book Seer will suggest other books you might like. Fun! I tried several books and I think it gives good suggestions – some from Amazon, some from LibraryThing.

~Mrs. Frilot


July 18, 2009 Posted by | Book recommendation | , , | Leave a comment

Bing! is Microsoft’s new search engine that has potential for catching on. It’s visually appealing in a very different way than Google. Rather than blank white space that cuts to the chase, Bing provides a vivid image that varies based on your location. In my few trials, Bing provided valid returns, even though some were different than the same search in Google. So it’s nice to have an alternative search engine. Interested? Try it out at

Want to learn more? Read this blog post at

~Mrs. Frilot

July 16, 2009 Posted by | Technology, Web 2.0 | , , | 1 Comment

Duck Duck Go!

duckduckgoLooking for a new way to search for general information? Try and see what you think. It helps narrow results by asking you questions related to your search. Just an idea!

~Mrs. Frilot

May 5, 2009 Posted by | Technology | , | Leave a comment

Need a current event…

or news stories from the past? Check out Google’s latest tool, Google Timeline at . Some of the videos you won’t be able to access on campus, but there’s a wealth of good information available to you quickly there!

~Mrs. Frilot

May 1, 2009 Posted by | Technology | , , | Leave a comment

Harper Teen Books

Thanks to Joyce Valenza, I’ve discovered Harper Teen Books, an amazing website resource for young adult lit. You can peek into books, find new fiction suggestions, and learn more about your favorite authors. I’ve put the link in the box on the right, or you can click here: via kwout

March 22, 2009 Posted by | Book recommendation | , , | Leave a comment