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The Reading Connection Blog: Read Kiddo Read: The inside scoop on what kids really like to read

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Looks like a great website!

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Musings about librarianship: What are library facebook pages using as cover photos? A survey

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What is your library FB cover photo?

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The Library as Incubator Project | Poets and Writers

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Interesting concept....

http://t.co/Pvw5Cllf -- The Library as Incubator Project...

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All EBSCO databases unavailable. EBSCO expects resolving the problem may take a few hours.

All EBSCO databases unavailable. EBSCO expects resolving the problem may take a few hours. | Answers | Scoop.it

??? Really?

RT @gsu_library: New post: All EBSCO databases unavailable. EBSCO expects resolving the problem may take a few hours.

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The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever

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Absolutely fascinating read.....Stanford doesn't want me. I can say that because it's a documented fact: I was once denied admission in writing. I took my last math class b...

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The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic

The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic | Answers | Scoop.it

Looks like a good list ....

The 200 Best #Special_Education Apps | Edudemic http://t.co/f1tPZLfq via @edudemic...

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Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:Reading Remixed

Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:Reading Remixed | Answers | Scoop.it

Great article!

Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.

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Ten skills every student should learn | eSchool News

We recently asked our readers: “If you could choose only one, what's the skill you'd like every student to learn?” Here are the top responses.
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Boolify Project: An Educational Boolean Web Search Tool

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Boolify provides learners with a manipulative mental model for Boolean Web Search contruction. It can be used to teach and learn Boolean Web Search in a variety of settings. (Searching...Heard of Boolify?
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Mixbook | Education Program - Free Digital Storytelling Software for Educators

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Mixbook Education Program gives Educators and Students the power to learn in a new and exciting way.
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Facebook passwords 'fair game in job interviews' - Telegraph

Facebook passwords 'fair game in job interviews' - Telegraph | Answers | Scoop.it

IMPORTANT. Everyone needs to know!

The growing trend for bosses asking prospective employees for their Facebook
usernames and passwords is not illegal say employment lawyers. (“@mattrhodes: What now?

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For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a hand - Philadelphia Inquirer

For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a hand - Philadelphia Inquirer | Answers | Scoop.it

For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a handPhiladelphia InquirerBy Laura Cofsky In a Nook class at the Free Library, Loren Groenendaal answers Barbara Williams (right). The Central Library also offers individual sessions for seniors. (another interesting technique for managing ebooks and e-readers, sandra)

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Education Rethink: Eleven Ways To Engage Reluctant Readers

Education Rethink: Eleven Ways To Engage Reluctant Readers | Answers | Scoop.it

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Middle school boys who are reluctant readers value reading more after using e-readers | SMU Research

Middle school boys who are reluctant readers value reading more after using e-readers | SMU Research | Answers | Scoop.it

Very interesting article. Head up on this one!

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iPad 3: Five Things Your New iPad Won't Tell You

iPad 3: Five Things Your New iPad Won't Tell You | Answers | Scoop.it

Heads up iPad users....

This article was originally published by SmartMoney.com 1."The 'i' isn't for 'inexpensive.'" (iPad 3: Five Things Your New iPad Won't Tell You http://t.co/mypznWWi...)...

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Harry Potter e-books finally for sale through Pottermore (Wired UK)

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All seven of JK Rowling's Harry Potter books are now available to download in e-book format from Pottermore, having been initially scheduled for last October (#Tecnologia Harry Potter e-books finally for sale through Pottermore http://t.co/7jmD7Tay...
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Supreme Court Declines Appeals on Religion in Public Education

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One I can agree with, the other I don't.

Mark Walsh is a contributing writer to Education Week. He has covered legal issues in education for more than 17 years. He writes about school-related cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and in lower courts.

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Blended Learning – Combining Online Technology with Classroom Instruction : 1 of 3

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In this series of posts I will focus on ways teachers can implement a blended learning model in their classroom. Each post will delve into related types of resources, with recommendations for imple...
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Vote for Your Favorite ‘New Librarianship’ Pinterest Board!

Vote for Your Favorite ‘New Librarianship’ Pinterest Board! | Answers | Scoop.it

There's some really interesting boards here, spend a little time to look at them...

RT @mstephens7: Please cast a vote for ur fave pinterest about future libs: http://t.co/ptGmx2Li I'm pretty partially to @rick_thomchick entry!

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Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News

Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News | Answers | Scoop.it
To understand how social media, an almost integral part of our current culture, can benefit K-12 schools and districts, we asked eSchool News readers: “Name one way you use social networking in your school/district.
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10 of the best apps for education | eSchool News

As iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches become more integrated in classrooms, educators and students are looking for new ways to apply them to the learning process.
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Online library catalogs: using them despite their imperfections | Reading, Writing, Research

Online library catalogs: using them despite their imperfections | Reading, Writing, Research | Answers | Scoop.it
Online library catalogs don't work as well as they ought to, but it is still worth the effort to learn to use them. Actually, it's not especially difficult.
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Paint Branch ES Library Gets Paint Job, More Than 1000 Donated Books - Patch.com

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Paint Branch ES Library Gets Paint Job, More Than 1000 Donated BooksPatch.comPaint Branch Elementary School was selected by the nationwide READesign grant program, to receive a revitalized corner of its library and more than 1000 new books.
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Facebook strips 'privacy' from new 'data use' policy

Facebook strips 'privacy' from new 'data use' policy | Answers | Scoop.it

Just in case you missed this, here it is again.....it's a must read!!

Facebook updates its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities dropping the term "privacy." (Think twice before logging in to FB.Facebook strips 'privacy' from new 'data use' policy http://t.co/DYXeeUYZ via @CNNMoney...)...

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