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Anything and everything related to school libraries--a curated companion to http://broometiogasls@wordpress.com and the Broome-Tioga School Library System newsletter
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Ozobot’s Tiny Robots Use Squiggly Lines And Google’s Blockly To Teach Kids To Code

Ozobot’s Tiny Robots Use Squiggly Lines And Google’s Blockly To Teach Kids To Code | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
One of the bigger evolutions in education has been the push to get kids to become more computer-literate, yet one of the hardest hurdles has been making..
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Another option for our Media Library/Regional Science kits

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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.
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Librarians wanted for smashing, blending, toolkit building. — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Librarians wanted for smashing, blending, toolkit building. — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
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Kids And Screen Time: Cutting Through The Static

Kids And Screen Time: Cutting Through The Static | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
One Los Angeles school is working technology into the learning process while avoiding traditional screen-time pitfalls.
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Modules

Modules | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
Please click below to access PDFs of ELA module text lists from EngageNY: Expeditionary Learning ELA Curriculum Plan - Grades 3-5 Expeditionary Learning ELA Curriculum Plan - Grades 6-8 PK-12 ELA T...
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Will Libraries Exist in the Future? If So, They’ll Be Very Different.

Will Libraries Exist in the Future? If So, They’ll Be Very Different. | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
Around the turn of the 20th century—a golden age for libraries in America—the Snead Bookshelf Company of Louisville, Ky., developed a new system for large-stack library shelving. Snead’s multifloor stack systems can still be seen in many important libraries built in that era, for instance at Harvard, Columbia, the Vatican,...
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Bridging Book - engageLab

Bridging Book - engageLab | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
This is engageLab, a research laboratory @ University of Minho, Portugal dedicated to the design of engaging interfaces
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TCEA: Do your libraries need a change? | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

School libraries should reflect today's students and their needs. In short, libraries must become centers of digital teaching and learning.
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Interesting concept--but is it really necessary to give librarians a "new title" to reflect what many already do?

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    Poetry for Children: Sneak Peek 2014

    Poetry for Children: Sneak Peek 2014 | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
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List of poetry books slated for publication, 2014

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TeachersFirst: Help! I lost my library/media specialist

TeachersFirst: Help! I lost my library/media specialist | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
As school budgets continue to suffer economic pressures, many elementary teachers and parents find their schools can no longer provide the expertise of a qualified library/media specialist. TeachersFirst offers this series to help schools and teachers who are “doing more with less.”
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How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning

How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
Student know how to play school like it's a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.
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Why it’s important to smash a few apps (or what’s on your palette?) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Why it’s important to smash a few apps (or what’s on your palette?) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
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Bangladesh's walking librarian, Outlook - BBC World Service

Bangladesh's walking librarian, Outlook - BBC World Service | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
The 95-year-old Bangladeshi man on a mission to take books to the illiterate
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Why Cards are the Future of the Web - Inside Intercom

Why Cards are the Future of the Web - Inside Intercom | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
Content being broken down into individual components and re-aggregated is the result of the rise of mobile technologies, billions of screens of all shapes and sizes, and unprecedented access to data from all kinds of sources through APIs and SDKs. Cards are fast becoming the best design pattern for mobile devices as the internet moves from pages & destinations to aggregated personal experiences.
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Beyond Braille: 3-D Printed Books For The Blind

Beyond Braille: 3-D Printed Books For The Blind | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
With a little help from 3-D printing, this week's featured innovation opens up the possibility of fast, customizable, sculptured versions of 2-D books.
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Librarians Organize Sewanhaka School District (NY) Comic-Con

Librarians Organize Sewanhaka School District (NY) Comic-Con | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
Darth Vader, Wonder Woman, author/illustrator Misako Rocks!, and a group of intrepid librarians recently stormed Floral Park Memorial High School in Long Island, NY for the school district’s first-ever comic convention.
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Ellen's preplanned Oscar selfie: a Samsung product placement

Ellen's preplanned Oscar selfie: a Samsung product placement | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
Samsung spent nearly $20 million on Oscar TV ads and part of its sponsorship included getting its Galaxy smartphone integrated into the show. The bet paid off when host Ellen DeGeneres used the phone to take a selfie that was retweeted nearly 3 million times.
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Wow. A great example for Media Literacy lessons. 

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Thanks to @NWaskieLaura for pointing this one out.

Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, March 10, 2014 3:28 PM

Sharing with students. How much of marketing is blended into their entertainment, news, etc? 

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Why school librarians are critical to digital learning | eSchool News | eSchool News

Why school librarians are critical to digital learning | eSchool News | eSchool News | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
A new Follett-sponsored initiative aims to raise awareness of how important school librarians are to the success of digital learning.
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Librarians on the Common Core: Cautious Optimism

Librarians on the Common Core: Cautious Optimism | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
While educators grapple with the Common Core State Standards, school librarians are finding aspects to celebrate. To start? Their jobs, and their important role in supporting teachers and students through this transition.
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16 Major Advantages Of Being A Book Lover

16 Major Advantages Of Being A Book Lover | Nicole Laura's "Biblio-Files" | Scoop.it
It's no secret that reading is an excellent pastime. But sometimes, at the end of a long day, it's easier to switch on Netflix than reach for the novel you were so excited about, but have yet to start. Don't be dissuaded! There are major advantages t...
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Boces School District Enrollment: Educational Management:NYSED

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Supervisory District provides enrollment by BOCES region. 

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