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Grab the Attention of Stakeholders and Avoid School Library Cuts | Knowledge Quest

Grab the Attention of Stakeholders and Avoid School Library Cuts | Knowledge Quest | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal recently published an opinion piece about running a school library without a certified school librarian. A group of stakeholders whose children attend A. N. Pritzker Elementary believe that parent volunteers are qualified to do the job.... Read More ›
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The Genrefication of an Elementary Library

The Genrefication of an Elementary Library | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Contributed by Rhonda Jenkins, elementary librarian I did it! I’ve joined the hundreds of librarians who have chosen to “genrefy” our library collections, or at least part of it.  After making a connection with Erin Preder from Bolingbrook, sitting down with her and chatting about many things. We landed on why she’s so happy she…
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Lowering the tone: doing social media at Bodleian Libraries

Lowering the tone: doing social media at Bodleian Libraries | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
For me, that is the lesson learnt after spending a year and a bit doing social media at Bodleian Libraries, the University of Oxford’s research libraries. It is a conclusion every person who does…
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Striking photos of readers around the world

Striking photos of readers around the world | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
A new book brings together Steve McCurry’s photos of readers, spanning 30 countries. From a steelworks in Serbia to a classroom in Kashmir, they reveal the power of the printed word.
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School with guns, knives and fire on the timetable – and Ofsted loves it

School with guns, knives and fire on the timetable – and Ofsted loves it | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Should schools be more willing to embrace danger to give students confidence? One headteacher explains why he thinks so
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The Best Children’s Books of 2016

The Best Children’s Books of 2016 | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
From love to mortality to the lives of Einstein and Louise Bourgeois, by way of silence and the color of the wind.
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A decent breakdown of all things real and fake news.

A decent breakdown of all things real and fake news. | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
A .jpg image . A decent breakdown of all things real and fake news.
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Freshman Library Orientations Underway! | Mira Costa High Library Blog

Freshman Library Orientations Underway! | Mira Costa High Library Blog | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Programming in the early days of the computer age - BBC News

Programming in the early days of the computer age - BBC News | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Pioneering scientist and programmer Joyce Wheeler looks back on her time spent using Edsac - one of the first modern computers
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Leverage Library Orientations to Reach Students AND Teachers

Leverage Library Orientations to Reach Students AND Teachers | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
(Cross-posted on the Mackin TYSL Blog ) If you are a teacher librarian, I know you are always learning about new ideas, skills, an
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#30SecondBookTalk Challenge! It's Time for ROUND 1!

#30SecondBookTalk Challenge! It's Time for ROUND 1! | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
T he wait is over! It's time to reveal the 16 booktalks that make up ROUND ONE of the 2017 World Book Talk Championship! We had such
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 15, 1:38 AM
I love this idea and will be sharing it with the schools I support. 
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Dad fed up with sons texting during dinner gets clever revenge

Dad fed up with sons texting during dinner gets clever revenge | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
These kids won't stop texting during dinner until their Dad does THIS.
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The Journey to Greater Access | Knowledge Quest

The Journey to Greater Access | Knowledge Quest | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Access is definitely a universal priority among teacher librarians. Technology has definitely made meeting patrons’ needs quicker in some ways, but there are many other things that school librarians do to make patrons’ library experiences better. Creating more access for my... Read More ›
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NITV commissions first-ever scripted live-action children’s series 'Grace Beside Me'

NITV commissions first-ever scripted live-action children’s series 'Grace Beside Me' | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Grace Beside Me is a rich and humorous coming-of-age story adapted from the award winning novel of the same name by Sue McPherson.
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18 Digital Tools and Strategies That Support Students’ Reading and Writing

18 Digital Tools and Strategies That Support Students’ Reading and Writing | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
The tech team in Littleton, Colorado is trying to build self-sufficiency in students by compiling digital tools for reading and writing that students can choose
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Former Stanford dean shares the 8 skills everyone should have by age 18

Former Stanford dean shares the 8 skills everyone should have by age 18 | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Our kids must be able to do these things without resorting to calling a parent on the phone. If they're calling us to ask how, they do not have the life skill.
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Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books - NYTimes.com

Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books - NYTimes.com | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Fall Library instruction program begins … and much more | Mira Costa High Library Blog

Fall Library instruction program begins … and much more | Mira Costa High Library Blog | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Freshman Library Orientations Underway! | Mira Costa High Library Blog

Freshman Library Orientations Underway! | Mira Costa High Library Blog | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
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2017 Books Without Borders Brainstorm

2017 Books Without Borders Brainstorm | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Hi Friends! I hope that everyone had an amazing holiday season. I apologize for being MIA. I went on vacation to Key West, Florida fo
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Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more.

Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more. | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Sway is an easy-to-use digital storytelling app for creating interactive reports, presentations, personal stories and more. Its built-in design engine helps you create professional designs in minutes. With Sway, your images, text, videos, and other multimedia all flow together in a way that enhances your story. Sway makes sure your creations look great on any screen.
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Google Launches Toontastic 3D, an App for Telling Animated Stories

Google Launches Toontastic 3D, an App for Telling Animated Stories | Future Ready School Libraries | Scoop.it
Unlike other tools that focus on the technical aspects of filmmaking, Toontastic 3D emphasizes storytelling, according to Google, which released the free app for Android and iOS devices today.
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