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What a new teacher librarian can make! |

What a new teacher librarian can make! | | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Or Why Should I be More than a Librarian? from Joyce Valenza on Vimeo, inspired by Taylor Mali and his poem What Teachers Make. When aspiring teacher librarians encounter her vision, they are overwhelmed on the one ...
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Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant

Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Public school libraries have always served an admirable purpose in education. In an indirect way, K-12 libraries have given students support in learning endeavors and been a go-to spot for information...
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How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices? | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
"Librarians may be a teacher’s best resource when it comes to implementing inquiry-based teaching strategies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
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Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries

Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Modern K-12 public libraries will offer intensely engaging learning environments to all students. How they will go about doing this is less certain but the principle trends are readily identified in v...
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A library without a librarian…is a room

A library without a librarian…is a room | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Why we need school libraries? http://t.co/WbBJauBTjL http://t.co/6EkPmSaZkx
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Cartoons Only a Teacher-Librarian Would Love!

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Cartoons Only a Teacher-Librarian Would Love! | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Fun collection of cartoons for Teacher-Librarians http://t.co/Oo3neq5mgH @cybrarian77 #tlchat #library
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Why are school libraries essential? | I Love Libraries

Why are school libraries essential? | I Love Libraries | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Why are school libraries essential? http://t.co/jfSLy3o5jJ #librarylove #schoollibraries #engagehb #researchmatters
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Barlow's library gets 21st-Century update - Easton Courier

Barlow's library gets 21st-Century update - Easton Courier | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Joel Barlow High School A high school class that is held in the school’s library? There was once a time when the idea of taking a class in the middle of a
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10 barriers to creating flipped classroom video content … and how to overcome them - Daily Genius

10 barriers to creating flipped classroom video content … and how to overcome them - Daily Genius | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
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Why Games Might Be The Next Big Thing In Education

Why Games Might Be The Next Big Thing In Education | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Digital technology is beginning to blur the lines between serious learning and goofing off.
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Dawn of the Unread - Issue 11 Extra - Why we need school libraries - Alan Gibbons

Dawn of the Unread - Issue 11 Extra - Why we need school libraries - Alan Gibbons | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
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'Makerspaces' offer kids a chance to get creative - Martinsville Bulletin

'Makerspaces' offer kids a chance to get creative - Martinsville Bulletin | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries in all Henry County Public Schools have “makerspaces” this semester, and last week, second-graders Jamarion Payne and Emilee Vaughan were among the students trying out the one at Collinsville Primary.
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Social media and Web 2.0: Teacher-librarians, risk and inequity

Social media and Web 2.0: Teacher-librarians, risk and inequity | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it

In this article I examine the perceptions of social media and Web 2.0 that influence the pedagogical practices of teacher-librarians. I argue that for many teacher-librarians, use of social media is seen as risky. This perception is exacerbated by the blocking of a range of social media, Web 2.0 and cloud computing tools by Australian state education departments. I show that teacher-librarians in some private schools are not subject to the same blocking practices and thus have more expansive views on the pedagogical affordances of social media and Web 2.0.

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School Libraries Matter: The Changing Role of the School Librarian - YouTube

Support over 50,000 school librarians making a difference every day in our schools. Join the conversation. #SchoolLibrariesMatter
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"We teach how to learn" how true is that. "If there is a School Librarian in a school the reading scores are always higher than when there is no-one".  "Library's should be the epicentre of real learning"  "Vibrant interactive place where kids can create"

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The importance of school libraries - recent art...

The importance of school libraries - recent art... | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
YA author Nicola Morgan has just published an impassioned case for libraries, especially school libraries. She explains why libraries are vital even in these days when ‘it’s all online’.
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What is Readability? | Scottish Book Trust

What is Readability? | Scottish Book Trust | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
How are readability scores calculated? And can they really help you match a book to a child?
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So what are readability scores, and which one should you use? How are they calculated, and are they useful and reliable? Let's take a look at a few examples.

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885 schools get mobile libraries

885 schools get mobile libraries | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it

All nine provinces of South Africa now offer a mobile library service to schools without libraries of their own, and the substantial operating costs of this service have been trimmed, thanks to Bridgestone's ongoing tyre sponsorship of the fleet.

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Great initiative! 

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Finding Common Ground for Librarians in Information Literacy

Many students are approaching research incorrectly and it's greatly hurting information literacy. In this presentation we tackle how to solve this issue so stu…
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School committee approves digital literacy curriculum for libraries - Sippican Week

School committee approves digital literacy curriculum for libraries - Sippican Week | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
the old rochester regional school committee approved a new four-part library media curriculum on wednesday night with the goal of increasing students’ “digital literacy.”
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If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again

If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
It's an age old question, but with new evidence.
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Libraries are loaning out the internet - World Magazine

Libraries are loaning out the internet - World Magazine | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
As part of a one-year pilot program, some New York City library patrons can bring home internet access through one of the 10,000 high-speed hot spots the city’s
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Stop Sending Emails, and Other Tips for Building Positive Relationships in Schools - Education Week News

Stop Sending Emails, and Other Tips for Building Positive Relationships in Schools - Education Week News | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
It's easy for teachers to find themselves isolated in the classroom. Paul Barnwell has some strategies for getting more involved in the school community and forging connections between colleagues.
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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition - The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition - The New Media Consortium | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition, examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their potential impact on academic and research libraries worldwide. While there are many local factors affecting libraries, there are also issues that transcend regional boundaries and common questions; it was with these questions in mind that this report was created.
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NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries :: Rethinking Roles & Relationships of Librarians - YouTube

http://nmc.org As more universities incorporate new technologies into teaching and learning, there is an increasing demand for technological and in struction...
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In praise of local libraries and school library services

In praise of local libraries and school library services | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Editorial Sorry to see Coventry being the next library service to take massive cuts to its service provision. Suggesting closing all the libraries and moving what can be salvaged into five council ...
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