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Flip This Library: School Libraries Need a Revolution

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Flip This Library: School Libraries Need a Revolution: http://t.co/J7dkQKtn via @AddThis 2008 Article.
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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

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Shambles Calendar for Educators

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Shambles Calendar for Educators
http://shamblescalendar.net
Links to even more events related to teaching, learning, professional and career development.
As a Google Calendar to embed or link.
With global times converted to your local time [essential for online events]

 

You can download a 2012-2013 academic year A3 calendar as an editable Word .doc at http://bit.ly/cal20122013


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12 Moodle tools to interact with your students online by @WizIQ | Moodle News

RT @moodlenews: 12 tools to interact with your students online in #Moodle by @WizIQ  http://t.co/sXUa0TaC...
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Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School

Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

This is one blog post you must share with your Principal - it is written by a school principal who understands the importance of literacy, and shares the ways he communicates his values and expectations to his  teaching staff and students.  He demonstrates a clear commitment to improved literacy by his own actions every day.  At his first staff meeting of the year, he asked teachers to write down the names of the books they had read over the holidays - explanation?  If we expect kids to be readers, we had better be readers too.  It doesn't get better than that.  Please read. Please share. DW

 

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1. Read, Read and Read

"Principals should not only be reading current research and resources about best practices in education, they should be reading children's books as well as reading for plea..."

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Infographic: Get More Out Of Google

Infographic: Get More Out Of Google | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

Better searches using Google. Lots of great tips and tricks!


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U.S. House Introduces SKILLS Act

U.S. House Introduces SKILLS Act | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
On January 17, U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ, 7th), along with Representatives Rush Holt (D-NJ, 12th) and Lynn Woolsey (D-CA, 6th) introduced the Strengthening Kids’ Interest in Learning and Libraries (SKILLS) Act.

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Clip Converter - Free Online Media Conversion

Clip Converter - Free Online Media Conversion | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Clip Converter is a free online media conversion application, which allows you to convert and download YouTube URLs to formats like MP3,MP4,AAC,3GP...

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$10,000 Scholarship from Google for High School Students - Black Enterprise - StumbleUpon

RT @blackenterprise: Get #money for college: How to Get a $10,000 Scholarship from Google http://t.co/Zim6ERGS #technology #education...
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Top 20 Education Influencers to Follow on Twitter in 2012 - Distance Education.org

Top 20 Education Influencers to Follow on Twitter in 2012 - Distance Education.org | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Which is why, for our third year in a row now, we here at Distance-Education.org have come up with a list of the top 20 influencers in education on Twitter.
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Your teaching or their learning? | Venspired Learning

Your teaching or their learning? | Venspired Learning | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

When you teach, who’s driving? No, I’m not talking about driver’s ed. I’m talking about the classroom… no matter the subject or the grade level… who’s in the driver’s seat?


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Take Embedded Librarianship to the Next Level - New Buffy Hamilton Worksho

Take Embedded Librarianship to the Next Level - New Buffy Hamilton Worksho | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
You create value for your library and your own position within it when you become an instructional partner to faculty and a mentor to student researchers. Starting with Course management system tools and citations lists, Buffy J. Hamilton will show you how to use free or inexpensive web-based tools to offer research instruction. By reaching out to students on the web, you will make instruction available when it’s needed. This workshop will help you start a conversation with your community of learners and keep it going.

 

Topics include:

Proven strategies for developing meaningful partnerships with instructors and students.
How to support content standards and teach information literacy with social media.
Toolbox tour—Google Apps, Twitter, YouTube, Skype, and more.
Examples of how innovative librarians are applying these tools today.

 

ALA TechSource publishes Library Technology Reports, Smart Libraries Newsletter, and the ALA TechSource Blog as a unit of the American Library Association.


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How To Teach Vocabulary

How To Teach Vocabulary | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Fun and easy ways for how to teach vocabulary. Building academic vocabulary doesn't have to be stressful, and even our youngest students should be exposed to learning new word meanings.
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Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain

Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Effects on students’ lives beyond academics, in areas as varied as teenage-pregnancy and adult earnings, are cited.
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10 Ways To Get Started Using Google+ In Your Classroom -

10 Ways To Get Started Using Google+ In Your Classroom - | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
by Kellie Ady Google+ was enabled for K-12 domains in the fall, and I am now thinking about how Google+ could fit into our district for both students and staff, especially in light of Skype’s...

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The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Talk about a revolution. Since Amazon unveiled the first Kindle in 2007, digital devices have dramatically changed the way kids read and even think about books. But it’s less clear how ereaders and tablets will affect libraries and schools.
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317 Ways to Succeed in Social Media

317 Ways to Succeed in Social Media | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Blog post at Danny Brown | Social Media Marketing Blog : The great thing about social media (and blogs that talk about social media and how it can be used for personal, business, blogging, market[..]...

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Fair Use in Libraries - A Best Practice Guide

Fair Use in Libraries - A Best Practice Guide | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Hat-tip to BoingBoing for alerting us to a new Code of Best Practice in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, which is free to download from the ARL website (Fair Use in Libraries – A Best Practice Guide: When is it appropriate for a...

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Blooms Taxonomy of Apps

iPad Apps separated by Bloom's Taxonomy...

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Home/IWitness:Video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and witnesses

Home/IWitness:Video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and witnesses | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
IWitness brings educators and their students (ages 13-18) together at the intersection of Holocaust education and the development of critical literacies needed in the 21st century.

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You Don't Have to Be A Technology Whiz But You Do Need to Be Fearless

You Don't Have to Be A Technology Whiz But You Do Need to Be Fearless | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

As we find ourselves surrounded by more and more technology in our profession as teachers, we see teachers react in strong ways. You have the embracers, the ones that think any tech tool will enhance their teaching whether it really will or not. You have those who are open but sceptic,.....


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Hangout With President Obama on Google+ As He Plans to Discuss the State of the Union Address | Black Web 2.0

Hangout With President Obama on Google+ As He Plans to Discuss the State of the Union Address | Black Web 2.0 | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Google announced today, President Obama will participate in a Hangout on Google+ to discuss Tuesday’s State of the Union Address. The 45-minute live (Hangout With President Obama on Google+ as He ...
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12 signs your tech leadership is obsolescent - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

12 signs your tech leadership is obsolescent - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

...here are few ways to know if your school's technology leadership may be past its expiration date.


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How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | MindShift

How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | MindShift | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it

“Curation” may be one of the big buzzwords of 2011. As the amount of information accumulates thanks to the Web, it becomes increasingly important that we use tools to help us find information that’s relevant and useful.


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Educational Technology Guy: 10 Important Skills Students need for the Future

Educational Technology Guy: 10 Important Skills Students need for the Future | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
RT @jenfelke: Educational Technology Guy: 10 Important Skills Students need for the Future http://t.co/e9BnecgV #pblchat...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Investigating the Interest in Pinterest

Free Technology for Teachers: Investigating the Interest in Pinterest | AHS Scoop.it | Scoop.it
Investigating the Interest in Pinterest via Free Technology for Teachers - I first learned about Pinterest ...
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