Your Forward-Thinking Library

Poster: The future … Library = A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. (Google) Planeta.com Planeta.com spotlights good practices around the world and we’ll be mentioning some of our favorite libraries cultural connections on May 21, #CulturalDiversityDay. Join us …

News Taco

News Taco = Newspaper wrapped in another newspaper Updating this year’s collection of Buzzword Bingo Also read: https://ronmader.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/las-vegas-news-taco Watch: Periscope   Twitter Today's news taco from Las Vegas https://t.co/4p9w8J1ImP — Ron Mader (@ronmader) May 4, 2017 News Taco = Newspaper wrapped in another newspaper. https://t.co/j9UUHapLJp #deadtrees #lasvegasnow #newstaco #ombudsperson pic.twitter.com/qAfPXwoHHe — Ron Mader (@ronmader) May …

Webinar

May 2017 – This week Planeta.com is surveying friends and colleagues – what are your favorite webinar platforms? Communication nerds, please help us out. With Google Hangouts being broken or non-intuitive, we are not sure what to recommend to friends and colleagues. Musts include a freemium version that allows multiple video and screenshot capacity and …

Books

What do we say about books? Hashtag: #WorldBookDay   Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/books http://planeta.wikispaces.com/communication http://planeta.wikispaces.com/literacy Slideshare September 8 is International Literacy Day from ron mader

Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement (2017) Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact and listen to locals and how to avoid fatigue over the rough patches. Avoiding engagement fatigue is critical …

Swedish

Swedish is related with German and English and very close to Norwegian and Danish. Swedes, Norwegians and Danes normally understand each other. Swedes under the age of 60 normally has English as a second language and has studied English for several years in school. Wiki Swedish Artwork / Cue Yourself Gökotta Swedish has a word …

Journalism Under Fire: UNESCO #PressFreedom Colloquium

For those keen on a journalism deep dive Wednesday @UNESCO hosts a conference. Not sure if there will be live video, but we can hope someone at a press symposium can figure out persicope and facebook live for presentations and in-the-hallways chatter. Bonus points if someone can show a news stand. Key Links http://en.unesco.org/journalism-under-fire Twitter: @UNESCO …

Ayuuk Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec

Here are key Mixe (Ayuuk) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec and translated in Spanish and English. The Ayuuk and Spanish translations are courtesy of Engracia Perez Castro and Rodrigo Martínez Vásquez who sell crafts at the La Cosecha Market in Oaxaca de Juárez. Mixe Español English nëë agua water poj aire air naax tierra …

February 21 is International Mother Language Day

Poster: Ron Mader, International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrated linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #imld17, #dilm17, #LenguaMaterna UNESCO: “Languages are the most powerful instruments …