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Develop and Evaluate Your Library Collection: 57+ Resources to Learn About Collection Evaluation

Develop and Evaluate Your Library Collection: 57+ Resources to Learn About Collection Evaluation | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to know more about collection development or collection evaluation? In library classes, collection evaluation is taught as part of the process of collection development. The ot...
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Matey beware! It's National Pirates Day!

Matey beware! It's National Pirates Day! | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
Aaaarrrrgggh! If you haven't heard, it's National PIrates Day! So just for today, you can go around saying all of Captain Jack Sparrow's catch phrases all day and no one can complain! So, "welcome ...
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Free printable poster and bookmark for pirates! :-)

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Infographic: Andrew Marvell, 17th Century Metaphysical Poet

Infographic: Andrew Marvell, 17th Century Metaphysical Poet | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
This is the first in a 9-part series of infographics I'm creating about 17th Century Metaphysical Poets in Britain. I became interested in this subject during my undergrad after taking a class on 1...
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School librarians can encourage literacy, language, and critical thinking skills through infographics and poetry!

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Mining the manifesto | Services to Schools

Mining the manifesto | Services to Schools | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
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School library and student achievement | Infographic

School library and student achievement | Infographic | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it

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


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Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, March 9, 2013 7:20 AM
Very good stuff
Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, March 9, 2013 7:20 AM
Very good stuff
Cindy Rogers's curator insight, May 4, 2013 10:53 PM

This graphic speaks for itself.

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Nonfiction as Mentor Text: Style | On Common Core | School Library Journal

Nonfiction as Mentor Text: Style | On Common Core | School Library Journal | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it

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Close Reading and the Common Core

Close Reading and the Common Core | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
The evolving perspectives on "close reading" and its place within the common core have started to yield a wide variety of different perspectives and  a set of excellent resources.  The set of resou...

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How Teachers Can Start Curating Information for Professional Development > Eye On Education

How Teachers Can Start Curating Information for Professional Development > Eye On Education | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
In Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator's Guide to User-Generated Learning, Kristen Swanson shows educators how to enhance their pro...

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 10, 2013 11:37 PM

Great for teacher librarians

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Fall Scrapbook Pack - Free Download

Fall Scrapbook Pack - Free Download | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
Halloween has already flown by, and you probably have pictures you want to save in a scrapbook. I've made a pack of 6 scrapbook backgrounds you can download and print. The pictures are shown below,...
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Have a library scrapbook? 12x12 

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Book Review: New on the Job: A School Library Media Specialist's Guide to Success

Book Review: New on the Job: A School Library Media Specialist's Guide to Success | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
Another book review to share from the "To Read" list in the INALJ blog post I wrote! This book is number 5 on the list, and if you're a school library professional, you need to take a look at this ...
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Book Review: Using Pop Culture to Teach Information Literacy

Book Review: Using Pop Culture to Teach Information Literacy | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
I finished yet another book, and now it's time to review book no. 3 from the "To Read" list I published in my INALJ blog post, and this one is EXCELLENT! If you don't read any of the previous books...
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Schools Need Libraries

In the UK libraries are required by law in prisons. That's wonderful. But to my surprise, I discovered that they are not required by law in schools. These past

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L2_S2S's curator insight, February 7, 2013 1:39 PM

Thanks Jane Ryan and Fran Mes for alerting us to this great slide share!

L2_S2S's comment, February 7, 2013 1:41 PM
Although this was made for the UK it is just as important a message here. All children need library services that support their literacy and learning
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Pennsylvania Study Concludes School Librarians Boost Student Achievement

Pennsylvania Study Concludes School Librarians Boost Student Achievement | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
A recent article in School Library Journal, titled Latest Study: A Full-Time School Librarian Makes a Critical Difference in Boosting Student Achievement, discusses a study finding that school libr...

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, May 1, 2013 4:14 AM

More evidence confirming the importance of teacher librarians in schools

Kris McGlaun's comment, May 1, 2013 7:16 AM
I wonder if its helping. Utah's administrators should read it but will it save many of the school librarians who are going to loose their jobs?
Melinda Miller's comment, May 1, 2013 7:20 AM
Let's hope it is. the more this kind of information gets publicized, the better!
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FYI for Kids: Building Students’ Capacity for Complex Text » TextProject

FYI for Kids: Building Students’ Capacity for Complex Text » TextProject | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it
RT @freddyreads: Why magazine format? Partly because kids can practice pulling info from short text. http://t.co/oX2XvorpF6

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Paige Jaeger 's curator insight, May 2, 2013 5:12 PM

Interesting approach! 

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Find a Book - Lexile Framework for Reading

Find a Book - Lexile Framework for Reading | For the School Librarian | Scoop.it

Enter your Lexile measure, select your interests, and find books you'd like to read!


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Christine Bushong's curator insight, May 15, 2013 9:12 AM

Teachers, librarians, parents, and readers at any level of proficiency can use this database to find reading material that fits your needs.

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Connecting the Classroom and the Library: How One School Uses Web-Based Library Projects to Build Information-Literacy Skills


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