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27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does

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We love Teacher Librarians! This infographic is created by Mia MacMeekin.


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Librarians do more than people think which is why they should be FULL time in all schools, especially elementary schools.

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, May 14, 2013 10:23 PM

The Librarian...the most diversified teacher of all!

Christine Margocs's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:14 PM

Great for the library website!

Ana María Correa's curator insight, February 25, 2014 10:59 AM

A really lovely infographic that brings it all home...

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27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does

27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

We love Teacher Librarians! This infographic is created by Mia MacMeekin.


Via Glenda Morris, Karen Bonanno
Jennifer Daly's insight:

Librarians do more than people think which is why they should be FULL time in all schools, especially elementary schools.

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, May 14, 2013 10:23 PM

The Librarian...the most diversified teacher of all!

Christine Margocs's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:14 PM

Great for the library website!

Ana María Correa's curator insight, February 25, 2014 10:59 AM

A really lovely infographic that brings it all home...

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Strong school libraries build strong students | AASL


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 4, 2013 6:33 PM

Quoteable quotes to support your cause.

Sue Kowalski's curator insight, April 5, 2013 8:40 AM

Great tool to use with stakeholders who AREN'T librarians.   Share away! Thanks AASL!

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Working Together Is Working Smarter | Sustained Collaboration

Working Together Is Working Smarter | Sustained Collaboration | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

A new report released by the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) reveals that school librarians are highly involved leaders playing a critical role in their schools through consistent and sustained collaboration with other educators. Additionally, school librarians not only participate in but deliver professional development to peers, educators and staff in their schools.


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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 11, 2013 11:34 AM

How do we get administrators to catch on to this?

Carey Leahy's curator insight, April 12, 2013 7:58 AM

Teachers & teacher librarians collaborating to achieve curriculum goals has to be the 'smart' way.

Rita Godwin's curator insight, April 21, 2013 8:07 AM

Informative infographic showing how collaboration with colleagues helps to advocate for the LMS's role in the school.

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Digital Libraries to School Libraries

Digital Libraries to School Libraries | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

This project’s aim is to explore ways in which school librarians can use DL open content to expand and enrich the school library’s resource base and instructional support. This project uses the newest web-based technologies to help school librarians identify DL open content, integrate open content metadata into their OPACs, and help use open content for learning.


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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 21, 2013 10:27 AM

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 28, 2013 10:49 PM

Add open content to Destiny Quest OPAC then make Resource Lists for students and teachers. Win!

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Staying safe online: some useful tips to consider

Staying safe online: some useful tips to consider | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
Safety We are all using the web more than ever before and saving information including digital photos and videos on our laptops, tablets and PCs; shopping online and sharing information via the soc...

 

 


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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, February 7, 2013 9:48 AM

Learning Commons needs to take a lead on safety online.

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, February 9, 2013 9:35 PM

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Teacher Librarians at the Heart of Student Learning | School Library Digest

Teacher Librarians at the Heart of Student Learning | School Library Digest | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
School library and information technology programs are a vital resource for student learning. This video to highlight the essential role teacher librarians p...

 


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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, February 12, 2013 9:41 PM

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Literacy in the Digital Age

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A directory of literacies.


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Jane Schmude's curator insight, April 1, 2013 8:03 PM

This is a good resource for teachers, teacher librarians and teacher educators.

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Lessons & Instructional Materials | Story Elements

Lessons & Instructional Materials - Story Elements. Basic introduction to story elements for all elementary ages..

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Let's Teach Our Students About Copyright: 15 Sites Which Can Assist You

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Let's Teach Our Students About Copyright: 15 Sites Which Can Assist You | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

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School library and student achievement | Infographic

School library and student achievement | Infographic | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

This infographic captures the impact of the school library and the school library staff on student learing, reading and academic achievement.


Via Karen Bonanno, Joao Brogueira, Patrick Provencher, Dr. Steve Matthews
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Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, March 9, 2013 10:20 AM
Very good stuff
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Very good stuff
Cindy Rogers's curator insight, May 5, 2013 1:53 AM

This graphic speaks for itself.

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The Complete Guide To Use Better Pinterest | ProBlogger

The Complete Guide To Use Better Pinterest | ProBlogger | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

Excerpted from this long and useful article by ProBlogger about Pinterest:
"I believe that blogs in any niche, not just DIY crafty blogs, are missing out on huge amounts of traffic and exposure if they are ignoring Pinterest. If you want to see your blog grow in leaps and bounds in 2013, you’ve got to pay attention to Pinterest.

I want to make sure that you fully understand the power of Pinterest, I’m going to start with the very basics before digging into the good stuff that will get you the blog success you’re looking for.
At least read through the basics and info about using Pinterest accounts so that you have a better understanding of what’s going on and how to apply that to your blog.

Here’s what I’m going to cover:
- What is Pinterest?
- Why care about Pinterest?
- Basics of using Pinterest.
- Strategies for using your Pinterest account.
- Get your pins maximum exposure.
- Get more traffic to your blog using Pinterest.
- Pinterest tools for bloggers."

Each section is analyzed with many details. Read full interesting article here:
http://www.problogger.net/archives/2013/03/05/heavyweight-help-the-complete-guide-to-getting-started-on-pinterest/

 

 


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 31, 2013 8:35 AM

Pinterest is a Social Media powerhouse.  It takes a bit of work to keep up with PinEtiquette but it is well worth it.  We are up to 5 repins and 5-10 Likes or Board follows a day and growing.  There is Powere in those Pins!!

Ruth Bass's curator insight, April 1, 2013 12:27 PM

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Rebecca Scriven's curator insight, April 2, 2013 1:36 AM

This give a good breakdown of what Pinterest is and how to use it.

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Five technology skills every student should learn

Five technology skills every student should learn | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

What are the most critical technology skills for students to learn? eSchool News recently asked readers this question. From having the courage to experiment with different technologies to possessing online literacy, readers said being a tech-savvy student in the 21st century is about much more than learning how to use a certain software program or device—it’s about being able to adapt to what’s constantly changing.


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How To Become a 21st Century Librarian - Library Journal

How To Become a 21st Century Librarian - Library Journal | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
Books LIVE (blog)
How To Become a 21st Century Librarian
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Special librarians are often all but invisible to the general public.

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Q: How to Connect Critical Thinking, Research, and Information Literacy?

Q: How to Connect Critical Thinking, Research, and Information Literacy? | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

The value of what might be called “fan literacies” to the teaching of skills and concepts related to a range of curricular content, including (so far) writing fiction, the Hero’s Journey, and digital literacy/netiquette.


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Paula Correia's curator insight, April 29, 2013 3:19 PM

Como relacionar Pensamento Crítico, Pesquisa e Literacia da Informação?

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A Great Guide on How to Cite Social Media Using Both MLA and APA styles

A Great Guide on How to Cite Social Media Using Both MLA and APA styles | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

Conducting an extensive data mining for writing a scholarly academic paper does definitely require using online digital resources. Admittedly, a lot of the resources you want to cite in your paper can be found online and most of them through social media


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's curator insight, April 11, 2013 9:44 AM

Thanks for this link!

Carey Leahy's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:00 AM

Expanding our digital literacy skills all the time.

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Digital Libraries to School Libraries

Digital Libraries to School Libraries | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

This project’s aim is to explore ways in which school librarians can use DL open content to expand and enrich the school library’s resource base and instructional support. This project uses the newest web-based technologies to help school librarians identify DL open content, integrate open content metadata into their OPACs, and help use open content for learning.


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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 21, 2013 10:27 AM

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 28, 2013 9:43 PM

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 28, 2013 10:49 PM

Add open content to Destiny Quest OPAC then make Resource Lists for students and teachers. Win!

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Literacy Lockers

Literacy Lockers | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
When I was at the Michigan Reading Association a couple weekends ago, I had the privilege to attend Donalyn Miller's luncheon and listen to her speak about reading communities.  I've known Donalyn ...

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, April 10, 2013 4:40 PM

For those of you who have lockers at school.  Students could also add these to Edmodo, Moodle, or in our case, their Google Sites!

Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 11, 2013 12:03 AM

Great idea to share with our reading crew who are always in the Library.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 13, 2013 3:48 AM

Great idea! Have you ever done the toilet door to tell students about new books? You have a targeted audience that have nothing else to read :) I know it's slightly different but just thought I'd mention it. 

 

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The Centered School Library: More Reading is Sweet!

The Centered School Library: More Reading is Sweet! | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

These are just so cute!  Almost makes me wish I was working with elementary students again.  


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Evaluating Internet Research Sources

Evaluating Internet Research Sources | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
Guidelines for evaluating Internet sources, including a checklist to help assure credibility, accuracy, reasonableness, and supported claims.

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The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition)

The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

A slideshow of the "30 Best Web 2.0 Tools" that contains many popular tools. Most are free (although a few have costs involved) and chances are there may be one or two that are new to you. "Each slide...contains the name, description, link and screenshot of what each tool looks like and does."

 

Have fun exploring and bringing a new tool into your classroom.

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/10/best-web-tools-2012/

 


Via Beth Dichter, Timo Ilomäki, Gust MEES, Pippa Davies @PippaDavies , Dr. Steve Matthews
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Mazin Ali's curator insight, March 12, 2015 8:57 AM

These Web 2.0 Tools help teachers with creating their assignments.

alena sanchez's curator insight, March 12, 2015 12:07 PM

This shows you multiple sites, and web 2.0 tools. It is very handy to have in case you want to explore different ways to present things on the computer.

sajeda omar's curator insight, March 13, 2015 1:14 PM

this pin talks about a useful way to keep all teacher related items in folders. a good way to store homework and student assignments in a beneficial way 

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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a l...

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Petra Pollum's curator insight, March 26, 2013 8:18 PM

List of very useful ebsites

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Free Awesome Back to School Resources for Teachers

Free Awesome Back to School Resources for Teachers | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

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K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy

K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it

"In this six-part series, I will highlight apps useful for developing higher order thinking skills in grades K-5 classrooms. Each list will highlight a few apps that connect to the various stages on Bloom's continuum of learning. Given the size and current exponential growth of the app market, I will also assist educators in setting criteria necessary to identify apps that maintain the integrity of teaching for thinking."

 

See the entire series below:

 

Part One: K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-diane-darrow

 

Part Two: K-5 iPad Apps for Understanding

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-understanding-diane-darrow

 

Part Three: K-5 iPad Apps for Applying

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-applying-diane-darrow

 

Part Four: K-5 iPad Apps for Analyzing

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-analyzing-diane-darrow

 

Part Five: K-5 iPad Apps for Evaluating Evaluation

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-evaluating-evaluation-diane-darrow

 

Part Six: K-5 iPad Apps to Evaluate Creating http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-creating-diane-darrow


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:: e-Learning for Kids ::

:: e-Learning for Kids :: | Cool tools to remember | Scoop.it
e-Learning for Kids is a global nonprofit foundation dedicated to free and fun online learning for kids of all ages. (math, science, reading, health and life skills and computers, )

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 31, 2013 3:24 PM

Most parents (and grandparents) know that kids love tech and can seem almost addicted to tablets and smartphones. Here's a site to steer your kids to.  Might as well get some learning in the mix!

Ruth Bass's curator insight, April 1, 2013 12:25 PM

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Vocabulary, Vocabulary Games - www.myvocabulary.com

Vocabulary, Vocabulary Games - a free resource used in over 24,000 schools to enhance vocabulary mastery & written/verbal skills with Latin & Greek roots.

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