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The philosophy, attributes, design and potential of a Library Learning Commons.
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HCS Learning Commons Newsletter

HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
HCS Learning Commons newsletter is a dynamic hub, made up of our blended virtual and physical learning commons. Exciting things happen around literacy, technology, social media, homeschooling and classroom pedagogy.
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10 Great Technology Initiatives for Your Library | American Libraries ...

10 Great Technology Initiatives for Your Library | American Libraries ... | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Today's hottest web and mobile technologies are offering libraries a new world of opportunities to engage patrons. Ultra-popular social media websites and apps combined with the availability of affordable cloud-based services and the ...
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Your School Library: Mobile Flipped & Curated W...

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Your School Library: Mobile Flipped & Curated Wiki #ISTE13 on Using Technology in the Elementary Classroom curated by Susie Toso (RT @SusieToso: Your School Library: Mobile Flipped & Curated Wiki #ISTE13 | @scoopit
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27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation

27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
It's actually not that tough to get students excited about innovation. Not when you take a look at these couple dozen simple ways. Happy innovating!
The post 27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation appeared first on Edudemic.
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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Design Thinking For Students: The Question Formulation Technique

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Design Thinking For Students: The Question Formulation Technique | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.
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How To Create Powerful Student-Teacher Relationships – Edudemic

How To Create Powerful Student-Teacher Relationships – Edudemic | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
HCS Learning Commons Finds a New Home! Who are we? Contact us · Library Hours · Blog With Us! Tweet with Us! Website Navigation · Reference · Atlases · Archived School Newsletters · Bibliographic Instruction.
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What To Know About The Risks Of Social Media

What To Know About The Risks Of Social Media | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
It's best to know about how to best act online, the risks of social media, and be a good digital citizen.
The post What To Know About The Risks Of Social Media appeared first on Edudemic.
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A check-in at Post Learning Commons

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General College & University in Philadelphia, PA (I'm at Post Learning Commons (Philadelphia, PA) http://t.co/2SeGveqXEg)
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School libraries evolving into 21st century lea...

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By Kathy Yanchus, Review Staff. Dramatic changes are occurring in school libraries across the province as they are transformed into 21st century learning spaces. It may not be conspicuously evident when you walk in, ...
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Bringing libraries back to communities - Chicago Tribune

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Bringing libraries back to communities
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Long gone are the days that libraries were only a place to borrow books.
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Becoming and Being: Reflections on Teacher-Libr...

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This collection of writings, written by graduate students in the Teacher- Librarianship by Distance Learning program at the University of Alberta, demonstrates the critical role of the teacher-librarian in schools.
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Learning to "Commonify" Your Mind | On the Commons

Learning to "Commonify" Your Mind | On the Commons | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
How can we organize ourselves for human and ecological survival? And what solutions do the commons, both historic and emerging, offer toward survival?
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EndNote | Manage Bibliographies

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EndNote is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.

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Fotheringham's comment, June 11, 2013 4:53 AM
Wish they had it on Android.
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What If We Flipped Online Learning?

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People are already considering what flipped online learning might look like. It's a thought that's being passed around some social media circles that I follow and illustrated in the below infographic.
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Science and Storytelling: The use of stories in science education - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Science and Storytelling: The use of stories in science education - PLoS Blogs (blog) | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Science and Storytelling: The use of stories in science education PLoS Blogs (blog) The central purpose of the science story is, after all, to improve the teaching and learning of science, not to just entertain or to communicate a message as is the...
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7 Cool Library Posters | Educational Technology...

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This selection of posters I am sharing with you today are for the library media center. Those of you working in libraries will find them really useful. These graphics have been created by...
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Checking out the future: Libraries look beyond the shelves - Evanston Review

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Checking out the future: Libraries look beyond the shelves
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“Just hanging out, searching for a job, getting away from the house,” he said, pausing from chatting with a friend who came to the library to give his nanny space.
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Chicago Public Library to Open Free Digital Fabrication Maker Space - Core77.com (blog)

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Chicago Public Library to Open Free Digital Fabrication Maker Space
Core77.com (blog)
Here's one sound that librarians won't be "shushing" in Chicago: The distinctive whining-and-grinding of a CNC mill.
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Last of 2012: The painted library

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I hold in my hands a cheap, ugly edition of every book in existence. At least that’s what it feels like. An ebook reader is like a portal, a word repository. It’s the world’s literature no longer bound by time and space.
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A check-in at Library & Learning Commons

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College Library in Bandar Sunway, Selangor (I'm at Library & Learning Commons (Bandar Sunway, Selangor) http://t.co/z1io2NCPBX)
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Younger Americans Want Great Library Programs and Spaces More Than E-Books | LISNews:

Younger Americans Want Great Library Programs and Spaces More Than E-Books
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eAudiobooks and eBooks - Cairns Library

eAudiobooks and eBooks - Cairns Library | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Oh this modern technology is amazing! Rob Pyne reminds me daily! :) http://t.co/z6tK5gJiRO
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Note Taking Skills - Video on guavaleaf.com

This video is part of the UBC Learning Commons three-minute tutorials series.
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This Throne of Books Is Your Own Private Personal Library - Gizmodo

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There's an endless number of distractions that can prevent us from curling up with a good book.
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Gobstopper - Provide Books & Quizzes for Students. Easy.

Gobstopper - Provide Books & Quizzes for Students. Easy. | Creating Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Provide books and quizzes to your students easily

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Amélie Silvert's comment, May 11, 2013 12:35 PM
Looks great, thanks so much for sharing. Great tip!
Amélie Silvert's comment, May 11, 2013 12:35 PM
Looks great, thanks so much for sharing. Great tip!
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 11, 2013 7:11 PM

Handy!