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Vision 2020: Education Will Change Beyond Recognition

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Education technology, otherwise known as edutech, has taken off in recent years. Check out the changing face in this industry of education.
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Teacher Resource: What is a Reference Librarian?

Have you ever wondered what a reference librarian does at the Library of Congress? A conversation between 2015-16 Teachers in Residence Trey Smith and To
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Teacher Resource: Make Use of Librarians

Librarians can provide resources and answers to questions you might never even know you had. Hear some tips about how to work with librarians from an
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Teacher Librarians and Classroom Teacher Good Job

Teacher Librarians and Classroom Teacher Good Job
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Bob Katter on Education, technology and the environment

11 year old Ariah Salvestrin poses some real issues that today's children that relate to their future
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Technology... The Silent Killer of Education ?

This video is about Technology... The Silent Killer of Education ?
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A school's library reopens after 10 years - Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)

A school's library reopens after 10 years - Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog) | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
Reading is fundamental. And studies show that 4th-grade children who can't read at their grade level are at greater risk of dropping out of high school.
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School Libraries, Librarians Critical for Transition to Digital Learning, Says New Alliance Report

School Libraries, Librarians Critical for Transition to Digital Learning, Says New Alliance Report | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
“In today’s digital world, the school library has evolved from a place to merely check out books to one that offers...
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"As the common area for digital resources and new technology, libraries are often the first place in the school to transition to twenty-first-century learning environments with high-speed internet connections, digital subscriptions, video capabilities, and even e-books, the report notes. Librarians are content specialists by training and are often the first educators in the school to master new technologies, creating opportunities for in-school professional development for teachers, team teaching, and opportunities to collaborate on lesson plans"

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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.”
the curriculum will ...
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Teacher Resource: Ask a Librarian

Have you ever wondered what kinds of questions get asked of the Library of Congress librarians? Hear about that and more from a conversation with thre
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Merging Two Libraries - Part 1 Bialik High School and JPPS Elementary School

In the first video of this two-part series, the library personnel of JPPS Elementary School and Bialik High School talk about how they prepared for th
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The case for "maker spaces" in schools

Shawnee Mission is among several area districts planning to put more "innovation stations" into grade-school libraries. (Video by Rick Montgomery, The Star)
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New Hanover Schools open several school libraries during summer

New Hanover County Schools is offering a summer program that opens up several school libraries throughout the summer.
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New libraries for elementary school children give the gift of knowledge

A serious lack of resources in rural areas has deprived many children of educational materials. Responding to the problem, a program started in 2007 by
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School Libraries

School Libraries: Idaho Commission for Libraries.
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Finally a state that recognises the value of School Libraries
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Why school libraries are transforming into learning commons - Page 2 of 2 - eClassroom News

Why school libraries are transforming into learning commons - Page 2 of 2 - eClassroom News | Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @WeberEducation: Why school libraries are transforming into learning commons - eClassroom News http://t.co/wBfsr6TM5K
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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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