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Why have School Librarians? | Teen Librarian

This leaflet has been produced by the School Libraries Group of CILIP for all current and potential stakeholders (including parents, governors, teachers and students) in schools.


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Advocating for our libraries is essential and we need to remember not to be too busy to do it!

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 21, 2013 4:39 PM

The leaflet outlines what a professional School Librarian, and the Library service they lead, will provide to pupils and the whole school community and why that is important.

Carey Leahy's curator insight, October 22, 2013 6:36 AM

Basic advocacy in a leaflet! 

Tina Jameson's curator insight, October 24, 2013 6:35 PM

Why do we need librarians?  This booklet clearly directs the reader to consider whether their school library meets certain essential goals.

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How to teach… reading for pleasure

How to teach… reading for pleasure | Best books to read | Scoop.it
The link between reading for fun and educational success is well established, but how can teachers get reluctant readers into books? These teaching resources will help

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This is more of a list of annotated lists to sites that talk about how to encourage reading for pleasure.  Nonetheless it looks like a good collection of resources. 

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Elena Orlova's curator insight, December 17, 2013 11:43 PM

Как научить читать с удовольствием?

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Why have School Librarians? | Teen Librarian

This leaflet has been produced by the School Libraries Group of CILIP for all current and potential stakeholders (including parents, governors, teachers and students) in schools.


Via Karen Bonanno
Ann Ewel's insight:

Advocating for our libraries is essential and we need to remember not to be too busy to do it!

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 21, 2013 4:39 PM

The leaflet outlines what a professional School Librarian, and the Library service they lead, will provide to pupils and the whole school community and why that is important.

Carey Leahy's curator insight, October 22, 2013 6:36 AM

Basic advocacy in a leaflet! 

Tina Jameson's curator insight, October 24, 2013 6:35 PM

Why do we need librarians?  This booklet clearly directs the reader to consider whether their school library meets certain essential goals.

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The 6 tech skills expected of all incoming freshmen - five - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

The 6 tech skills expected of all incoming freshmen - five - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Best books to read | Scoop.it
I n 2005, I outlined five skills classroom teachers should expect all incoming high school fresh...
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BREAKING NEWS: RUSA’s 2013 Reading List Announced: Librarian’s top picks in adrenaline, mystery, romance, sci-fi, women’s fiction and other genres

BREAKING NEWS: RUSA’s 2013 Reading List Announced: Librarian’s top picks in adrenaline, mystery, romance, sci-fi, women’s fiction and other genres | Best books to read | Scoop.it
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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books, 2012, by Brad Hooper | Booklist Online

Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books, 2012, by Brad  Hooper | Booklist Online | Best books to read | Scoop.it
Booklist Online Book Review: Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books, 2012.Hooper, Brad (author).FEATURE.First published December 17, 2012 (Booklist Online).Adult Books - Nonfiction
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For Adults

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Best books to read | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens

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Neil Gaman says this so eloquently.  Reading is important for our society and reading for pleasure has so many positive ramifications -- so why aren't we doing more to encourage our students to find books they like to read, and giving them time to read them?

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, October 16, 2013 5:18 AM

Why reading is important!!

Ann Ewel's curator insight, November 3, 2013 10:10 AM

Neil Gaman says this so eloquently.  Reading is important, Books are important, and libraries are important. 

 

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Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read - OEDB.org

Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read - OEDB.org | Best books to read | Scoop.it
Click above to view full image! Any book lover can tell you: diving into a great novel is an immersive experience that can make your brain come alive with imagery and emotions and even turn on your senses.

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, October 13, 2013 5:24 AM

Your brain on books. We all know reading is good for you, here's yet more proof.

sarah's curator insight, October 27, 2013 7:08 AM

intéressant

Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, October 27, 2013 4:07 PM

Educators have long told us that reading expands our minds. Here are some of the specific ways in which they do so.

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Home - Turn the Page Newsletter - LibGuides at Girls Preparatory School

Home - Turn the Page Newsletter - LibGuides at Girls Preparatory School | Best books to read | Scoop.it
LibGuides. Turn the Page Newsletter. Home.
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Elisabeth Abarbanel - LibGuides at Brentwood School, East Campus

Elisabeth Abarbanel - LibGuides at Brentwood School, East Campus | Best books to read | Scoop.it
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Good example of a school libguide

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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2012, by Gillian Engberg | Booklist Online

Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2012, by Gillian  Engberg | Booklist Online | Best books to read | Scoop.it
Booklist Online Book Review: Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2012.Engberg, Gillian (author).FEATURE.First published December 17, 2012 (Booklist Online).Books For Youth - Nonfiction
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