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JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure

JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
The Harry Potter author’s new book is based on an inspirational speech she gave to Harvard students. Here are some of the best quotes
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National Copyright Unit, COAG Education Council

National Copyright Unit, COAG Education Council | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Delia Browne - National Copyright Director
Praveen Jeetun - National Copyright Manager
Jessica Smith - National Copyright Officer
Negotiate statutory and voluntary licences with collecting societies on behalf of all schools and TAFE nationally.

Provide specialist copyright advice to jurisdictions on copyright issues affecting schools and TAFE.

Liaise with other education sectors and industry bodies on copyright policy issues.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens of Alternatives to YouTube

Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens of Alternatives to YouTube | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Burnbook: What parents need to know about the controversial app

Burnbook: What parents need to know about the controversial app | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Teens across the U.S. are using controversial new app Burnbook for anonymous cyberbullying in schools.
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ReconfigurEd. - Google Apps for Education Summits – Canberra and Sydney 2015

ReconfigurEd. - Google Apps for Education Summits – Canberra and Sydney 2015 | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Reimagining the Library

Five-Minute Film Festival: Reimagining the Library | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
In honor of the 30th anniversary of School Library Month, VideoAmy has produced a list of interesting and insightful videos and resources that explore the future of the school library.
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What the best education systems are doing right

What the best education systems are doing right | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
In South Korea and Finland, it's not about finding the "right" school.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 28, 8:26 PM

We need more of what Finland does in ways that work for what we do in our schools. Teachers need time to work together, learn, and improve their craft.

 

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There Is Not Just One Right Way to Be A Connected Educator

There Is Not Just One Right Way to Be A Connected Educator | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
I am a connected educator, whatever you think that term means. To me it means that at any given moment I have access to thousands, if not millions, of teachers around the world that can help me fu...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 28, 8:27 PM

It is all about (con)text.

 

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Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Alongside technical skills, America needs the creativity that a liberal arts education provides.
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The Twenty EdTech Tweeters You Should Follow - Daily Genius

The Twenty EdTech Tweeters You Should Follow - Daily Genius | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
EdTech Twitter
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I follow them all.
Rod Murray's curator insight, March 30, 10:06 AM

There a a number of notables missed in this list, e.g. @courosa.,   @gcouros , @Will Richardson but this is a good starting list

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Enrol in Coder Factory's Wordpress

Enrol in Coder Factory's Wordpress | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Learn to use Wordpress and build a website using a theme and plugins.
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15 of the Best Blogs for Educators | Listly List

The classroom is not what it used to be.
The pace of technology adoption is accelerating.
It pays to keep track by reading the latest education news.

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."
—Winston Churchill

Here are fifteen information resources to help you stay up to date. | K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work, EdSurge : The Best in Education Technology, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, Classroom Technology News | Educational Apps | Bloom's Taxonom
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Burnbook: What parents need to know about the controversial app

Burnbook: What parents need to know about the controversial app | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Teens across the U.S. are using controversial new app Burnbook for anonymous cyberbullying in schools.
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How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind

How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Veteran educator Jennifer Gonzalez shares a 7-step framework that can help hesitant or frustrated teachers add more digital prowess to their teaching practice.
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10 questions you should ask yourself while reading - Daily Genius

10 questions you should ask yourself while reading - Daily Genius | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
When you pick up a book to do some light reading, an assignment, or some quick pleasure reading, how much do you actually comprehend? Do you zoom through the book hoping for it to be over as soon as possible?
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New Literacies

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The new 21st century literacies: what are they, why do we need them, how do we go about learning them
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Education Week: Libraries and Librarians: Essential to Thriving Schools

Education Week: Libraries and Librarians: Essential to Thriving Schools | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
mobile first webpage developed by mobiletech
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What Do We Do When What We Do Is Still Not Enough?

What Do We Do When What We Do Is Still Not Enough? | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Let's discuss student engagement for a moment. Not the kind that we wish for. Not the one we blog about when everything goes amazingly. Where students cannot wait to work, to learn, to explore. ...
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5 Ways to Use StumbleUpon in Education | Edudemic

5 Ways to Use StumbleUpon in Education | Edudemic | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a StumbleUpon aficionado or have yet to use this site, keep reading because it has the potential to be beneficial in your classroom.
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Connecting the Classroom with the Internet of Things (EdSurge News)

Connecting the Classroom with the Internet of Things (EdSurge News) | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
“Line up to enter the classroom, then pick up your materials from the table at the front.” “SLANT in your seat—sit up, listen, answer questions, nod, and track the speaker.” “Pass papers to the end of the row.”These directions serve as the soundtrack...
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Using Chat in a 1:1 Classroom | The Remind Blog

Using Chat in a 1:1 Classroom | The Remind Blog | 21st Century School Libraries | Scoop.it
Follow our blog for product news, team updates, and tips for connecting with students and parents.
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