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Recordings of selected authors who have visited Sutherland Shire Libraries to talk about their books
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Book Week 2016
Links & ideas to use for Bookweek activities
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Welcome to Open Library

Welcome to Open Library | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, July 23, 2014 12:31 PM

un millón de eBooks !

Patricia Daniels's curator insight, July 24, 2014 7:05 AM

Plenty of reading material here in the form of diverse genres and subjects. Books can be read online, downloaded in several formats and even borrowed for a couple of weeks. 

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The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World

The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change!
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This Visualization of the Brain’s Word Map Is Really Addicting—Here’s Why

This Visualization of the Brain’s Word Map Is Really Addicting—Here’s Why | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Last week, Nature, the world’s most prestigious science journal, published a beautiful picture of a brain on its cover. The computer-generated image,
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Banning and unbanning phones in schools

Banning and unbanning phones in schools | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
forbidden ... or encouraged? When planning for new initiatives that will introduce and/or utilize information and communications technologies (ICTs) in some way, a simple general rule of thumb is worth considering: The best technology is often the...
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Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time (EdSurge News)

Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time (EdSurge News) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Many educators are playing the student engagement game. They wonder, “How can I get my students excited to learn? How can I ensure they will not get distracted easily?
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Don’t do it! 5 ways to upgrade your passwords this #PasswordDay

Don’t do it! 5 ways to upgrade your passwords this #PasswordDay | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Password Day is a day for "taking our passwords to the next level" - here are five traditions the crooks really don't want us to start.
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Weeding the Worst Library Books - The New Yorker

Weeding the Worst Library Books - The New Yorker | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Daniel A. Gross on the librarians behind the blog Awful Library Books, which calls attention to old texts of questionable value.
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Significance Circles

Significance Circles | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
We've been working on ways to improve our GCSE pupil's evaluation on the bigger AQA exam questions, 10 and 12 markers which ask pupils to assess the importance of one event in relation to another or overall topic.
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How to Develop a School Culture That Helps Curb Bullying

How to Develop a School Culture That Helps Curb Bullying | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Schools and researchers are discovering tactics to counter bullying and have helped students feel more connected to one another.
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Rise and Shine! How to Boost Your Teacher Brand and Digital Reputation (EdSurge News)

Rise and Shine! How to Boost Your Teacher Brand and Digital Reputation (EdSurge News) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
These days, your online presence is your resume. It’s also the best way to promote your personal and professional brand. Haven’t yet jumped on the social media bandwagon? Now is the time.
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Why I still love the words LIBRARY & LIBRARIAN

Why I still love the words LIBRARY & LIBRARIAN | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Library & librarian have many meanings, both good and bad. Lots of people have created new terms, but I think that the key is a new definition.
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Newsela Text Sets: Paired Passages for Literature and Current Events - Class Tech Tips

Newsela Text Sets: Paired Passages for Literature and Current Events - Class Tech Tips | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
There is now a dedicated section in Newsela to help teachers connect literature to informational text - paired passages. 
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Book Week | Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network

Book Week | Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Download important resources from the Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network.
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Three Brain Teasers to Spur Logical Thinking and Collaboration

Three Brain Teasers to Spur Logical Thinking and Collaboration | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Help students develop their inductive reasoning skills with three fun and visual riddles.
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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews five movie-making apps for iOS devices and Android tablets, highlighting their no-to-low cost, ease of use, and the wide range of professional-looking products that students can create.
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10+ Tips for Using Brain Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom (EdSurge News)

10+ Tips for Using Brain Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom (EdSurge News) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” - Ann Landers

As adults, we make choices daily.
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How to manage Today view widgets on iPhone and iPad

How to manage Today view widgets on iPhone and iPad | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Apple's easy to pull down repository for all your alerts, includes a Today view that gives you day and date, next appointment, next destination, calendar list, reminders, stocks, an tomorrow's highlight all at a quick glance.
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Sticky Fingers – Library Makerspace Beginnings

Sticky Fingers – Library Makerspace Beginnings | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Definitions of a Makerspace "A makerspace is a place where students can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials." - Diana Rendina.
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What challenges can managed services fix for a business?

What challenges can managed services fix for a business? | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
You know what it’s like when you’re away from home in a strange environment and there are times when you feel like you’re stumbling in the dark because you’re in unfamiliar territory. Similarly, when
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Education webinars and professional learning for teachers | Eduwebinar

Education webinars and professional learning for teachers | Eduwebinar | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Live education webinars for professional development for teachers and educators
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How to Develop a School Culture That Helps Curb Bullying

How to Develop a School Culture That Helps Curb Bullying | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Schools and researchers are discovering tactics to counter bullying and have helped students feel more connected to one another.
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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students

10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.
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