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AASL Fall Forum Ning opens the transliteracy conversation | American Libraries Magazine

AASL Fall Forum Ning opens the transliteracy conversation | American Libraries Magazine | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Your Curriculum is Not About 3D Printers or Zombies By TTW Contributor Troy Swanson | Tame The Web

Your Curriculum is Not About 3D Printers or Zombies By TTW Contributor Troy Swanson | Tame The Web | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
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What’s Up With Wikipedia?

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One Second in Baseball Brought To You By The Cloud

One Second in Baseball Brought To You By The Cloud | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Major League Baseball fans are voracious consumers of baseball data. It’s important for MLB to be live and available 24/7, 365 days a year – not just on
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I just finished reading "Big Data" by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier and am starting to look for the many changes taking place now and in our future.  Hope my PLN will help me learn more.

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Berkeley physics Ph.D. takes “Particle Fever” to the big screen

Berkeley physics Ph.D. takes “Particle Fever” to the big screen | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley Ph.D. Mark Levinson has returned to the Bay Area to premiere his new documentary, 'Particle Fever,' about the discovery of the Higgs boson. The film, which he directed and coproduced, includes Berkeley physicists Lawrence Hall and Yasunori Nomura, along with several campus alums.
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Research meets film production, a great example of transliteracy.

 

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Google Debuts Education Tool Oppia for Teaching Others

Google Debuts Education Tool Oppia for Teaching Others | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Google today launched a new online education tool called Oppia, currently an open source project with the goal of making it easy for anyone to create onlin
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Marshall McLuhan: Then and Now - YouTube

Paul Levinson was interviewed in July 2012 about the relevance of Marshall McLuhan's thinking to our current age of YouTube and social media. The interview w...
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This short clip illustrates that ALL has changed in the communication arena.

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Inside the Digital Public Library of America: A Social Movement for Information Professionals : News & Events Blog

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i was trying to describe you to someone on Tumblr

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Sharing books has taken on a new format.This came to me on stumbleupon through tumblr and comes from Brautigan's "Revenge of the "Lawn".

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Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill #4FOR14

Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill #4FOR14 | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
4 themes for school libraries in 2014 by by Dr. Valerie Hill. The four areas for the future of School Libraries that Dr. Hill outlines are: Critical Thinking Constructivist Learning Collaboration D...
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Teach Students About Creative Commons: 15+ Resources

Teach Students About Creative Commons: 15+ Resources | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category
“Nothing is original.

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, February 19, 8:25 PM

Resources for teaching and locating CC licensed content. 

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Roundup: New Makerspaces, Media Labs, and Innovation Hubs Open (or Coming Soon) Inside Three Canadian Public Libraries | LJ INFOdocket

Roundup: New Makerspaces, Media Labs, and Innovation Hubs Open (or Coming Soon) Inside Three Canadian Public Libraries | LJ INFOdocket | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
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Info Hubs, Makerspaces, and the Learning Commons for the community are terms for libraries in the 21st century.

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In this digital age, personal libraries serve as retreats, showpieces

In this digital age, personal libraries serve as retreats, showpieces | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
With the advent of tablets, cellphones and e-readers, could the book-lined home library go the way of the formal dining room?
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"Books are precious and beautiful..."

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Start exploring the maker movement

Start exploring the maker movement | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
As educators ponder how to reach disengaged students and foster interest in STEM subjects, the growing maker movement may hold the keys.
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The transformation of our public libraries begins with makers | opensource.com

The transformation of our public libraries begins with makers | opensource.com | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Public libraries are reinventing themselves. The small town of Bethlehem, New York purchased a 3D printer and started teaching classes at its public library recently—jumpstarting the community's knowledge of advanced manufacturing and building upon a new way of doing things in a world where physical bookstores are dissappearing.
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I sure would like to show my students a 3D printer!  We have been "making" things for years in the school library but the tools are changing.  My origami crane folding lesson could use an update.

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Situating Information Literacy Within the Curriculum: Using a Rubric to Shape a Program

Situating Information Literacy Within the Curriculum: Using a Rubric to Shape a Program | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
For the past 5 years my department in the library at Carleton College have developed and engaged in an ongoing assessment project, the Information Literacy in Student Writing (ILSW) project. We pub...
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Too Much Technology and Not Enough Learning?

Too Much Technology and Not Enough Learning? | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
I was reading the book The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley and couldn't help wondering what our schools would be like today if we were forced to teach without the technology (including co
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Sometimes a pen and pencil work just fine.  Nothing beats a real book for engaging the mind without the compulsion to jump to another hyperlink or app.

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Google's Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning - MakeUseOf

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Google's Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning
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With its continued focus on education, Google has launched Oppia (beta).

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ISTE Standards For Students

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ISTE Standards (formerly the NETS) for Students (ISTE Standards•S) are the standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly global and digital world.
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Digital Citizenship is now a crucial element of information literacy.

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Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks!

Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks! | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
A Community for Common Sense Educators. The Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum you know and love now fits in the palm of your hand.
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A Push To Boost Computer Science Learning, Even At An Early Age

A Push To Boost Computer Science Learning, Even At An Early Age | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in public education by teaching kids programming basics.
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Why It's Time To Change How Students Cite Their Work - Edudemic

Why It's Time To Change How Students Cite Their Work - Edudemic | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
For generations, students have created note cards to document and organize these resources and/or submitted a bibliography page with their finished work.
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Valibrarian - In Awe of the Stacks

Valibrarian - In Awe of the Stacks | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
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Everyone has become a curator.

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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Google Search

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Google Search | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
One of my goals this year has been to help my students develop strategies to quickly locate relevant information from reputable sources. This required me to hone my own search skills so when I came...
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The Research Commons in 2014 and Beyond ← dh+lib

The Research Commons in 2014 and Beyond ← dh+lib | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
The previous two posts recounted influences on Beagle's application of Strategic Alignment to manage Information Commons in libraries and the subsequent development of change management approaches.
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Presentation Tips | How To Be A Powerful Storyteller

Presentation Tips | How To Be A Powerful Storyteller | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Learn how to be a amazing storyteller with your presentations. These presentation tips will guide you one how to tell a story that your audience will remember

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 2, 9:24 PM

Great tips for sharing your stories and engaging your audience.

Alisha Shibli's curator insight, January 6, 1:57 AM

Presentations are all about story telling after all. What's important is how you tell that story.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 6, 8:03 AM

Intructors and artist have many tales to share over a lifetime. Here are some tips to remember when thinking about telling those stories.