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Viva la Library (The Information Literacy Song)

A humorous reworking of Coldplay's hit song "Viva La Vida" with new lyrics by Dr. James F. McGrath of Butler University, focusing on information literacy and research.


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Let's get the word out on the value of libraries to our students...

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josé krijnsen's curator insight, June 6, 2013 1:04 AM

probably for many students an eye-opener

carogers's curator insight, June 6, 2013 5:26 PM

it passes the CRAP test!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 9, 2013 9:43 AM

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Here's how much each state spends on public school students - Washington Post

Here's how much each state spends on public school students - Washington Post | education | Scoop.it
Here's how much each state spends on public school students
Washington Post
As the above map shows, there is a fairly massive gap in the amount of money spent on students across the country.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 28, 5:41 AM

Wow. Let's correlate this map to one showing SAT/ACT rankings and see how it stacks up. Anyone want to put that together and post it?

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Understanding The Common Core - With 80 Links To Important Resources

Understanding The Common Core - With 80 Links To Important Resources | education | Scoop.it

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Librarians and #CommonCore Implementation

Librarians and #CommonCore Implementation | education | Scoop.it

 As a former English major and avid book lover, I love the focus on fiction and non-fiction texts as part of the ELA standards. What does it mean in practice?


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NEA Common Core Toolkit

http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/EPP_CommonCore_Toolkit_Final.pdf


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Viva la Library (The Information Literacy Song)

A humorous reworking of Coldplay's hit song "Viva La Vida" with new lyrics by Dr. James F. McGrath of Butler University, focusing on information literacy and research.


Via Karen Bonanno, Lourense Das
Paula A. Calabrese's insight:

Let's get the word out on the value of libraries to our students...

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josé krijnsen's curator insight, June 6, 2013 1:04 AM

probably for many students an eye-opener

carogers's curator insight, June 6, 2013 5:26 PM

it passes the CRAP test!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 9, 2013 9:43 AM

Love it!

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Common Core State Standards: What Every Teacher Needs to Know

Common Core State Standards: What Every Teacher Needs to Know | education | Scoop.it
With just a couple weeks left of school, most educators and students are ready for much needed breaks. But before we know it, summer will sail by and it’ll be back to the grind. With 2014 and the i...

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Food for thought for all of us...

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lbligen's curator insight, August 4, 2013 12:45 PM

7 thiings every teacher need to do daily to prepare for CCSS..

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Response: Ways To Develop Creative Thinking In The Common Core

Response: Ways To Develop Creative Thinking In The Common Core | education | Scoop.it

What are some tools teachers can use to address new common core standards while developing creative thinking? ...Today, three author educators -- Amy Benjamin, Ben Curran, and Heather Wolpert-Gawron -- have contributed guest responses to Mary Jo's question.


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6 Easy-to-Use Online Collaboration Tools - Make Teamwork Simple

6 Easy-to-Use Online Collaboration Tools - Make Teamwork Simple | education | Scoop.it
During the last 5 months we have successfully managed to work on projects using only free online collaboration tools. And we want to share them with you.
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Web-Based Platforms: Individualized Instruction and #CommonCore

Web-Based Platforms: Individualized Instruction and #CommonCore | education | Scoop.it
LearnZillion is a free resource that provides teachers, parents and students with Common Core aligned lessons that focus on the use of  narrated video for instruction.TenMarks is a web based resource designed to help individualize learning as students work through interactive worksheets for assessment and access videos to learn concepts one step at a time.Learning Farm is a very simple Common Core aligned tool designed to provide individualized self-paced practice and assessment through the use of interactive quizzes and games.



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Bringing the World to Your Students to Teach Common Core

Bringing the World to Your Students to Teach Common Core | education | Scoop.it
Using technology to teach common core. (Bringing the Digital World To Your Students to Teach Common Core - “Don’t teach your...
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The Busy Teacher's Quick Common Core Guide - Edudemic

The Busy Teacher's Quick Common Core Guide - Edudemic | education | Scoop.it
Though much of it is focused on the broader ideas of the Core Standards, we thought that a number of the statistics contained in this handy infographic / Common Core guide were interesting.

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Never too busy to learn...

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