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How to teach all students to think critically

How to teach all students to think critically | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
All first year students at the University of Technology Sydney could soon be required to take a compulsory maths course in an attempt to give them some numerical thinking skills. The new course would be…
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Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable

Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Reading aloud to older children -- even up to age 14, who can comfortably read to themselves -- has benefits both academic and emotional, according to researchers.
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Burn the Libraries and Free the Librarians

The days when there was a single model for a library, if they ever existed, are gone. The idea that the library is a storehouse of books and materials is gone. The…
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Knowledge, Agency, and the Individual in Institutional Oppression - satifice

So, yes, my brain is on fire after reading Barbara Fister’s recent blog post on knowledge creation in libraries. Please go read it… Some …
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Therapy dogs help give kids reading confidence

Therapy dogs help give kids reading confidence | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Tail Waggin’ Tutors visit the Genoa Branch Library regularly.
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Love letters to libraries: Chris Riddell

Love letters to libraries: Chris Riddell | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
From his first adventures in reading, to the librarians who inspired him, follow illustrator Chris Riddell’s graphic journey through life-changing books - exclusively for the Guardian
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Ferguson Library Stays Open as Schools and Services Close

Ferguson Library Stays Open as Schools and Services Close | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Director of the library praised those who have given "stunning donations."
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The Contentious Job of the Library Director : What You Can Do When you with Someone Fighting the Fight

The Contentious Job of the Library Director : What You Can Do When you with Someone Fighting the Fight | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I'm writing this today in response to what I thought was a good post in Inside Higher Ed. As my friend Scott Walter mentioned to me today, I also would have liked it to not be as much about the man...
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on information privilege.

on information privilege. | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The concept of information privilege situates information literacy in a sociocultural context of justice and access. Information as the media and messages that underlie individual and collective aw...
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Creators not consumers: visualising the radical alternative for libraries

Creators not consumers: visualising the radical alternative for libraries | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The following post was written in collaboration with Andrew Preater. We are often presented with two choices within librarianship: a forward-thinking approach and a supposedly old-fashioned approac...
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YA Books and More: If You're Going to Surf the Web....Three Sites For Educators K-12 and beyond

YA Books and More: If You're Going to Surf the Web....Three Sites For Educators K-12 and beyond | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Thinking the unthinkable – doing away with the library catalogue - Insights: the UKSG journal - Volume 27, Number 3 / November 2014 - UKSG

Thinking the unthinkable – doing away with the library catalogue - Insights: the UKSG journal - Volume 27, Number 3 / November 2014 - UKSG | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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St Pauls Lifestyle: Russell Brand. A genius on the podium

St Pauls Lifestyle: Russell Brand. A genius on the podium | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
His intellect knows no bounds and his imagination runs delicious riot. Because everything changed wh
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Maine High School Creatively Spoofs Hit Song ‘All About That Bass’ [VIDEO]

Maine High School Creatively Spoofs Hit Song ‘All About That Bass’ [VIDEO] | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Mount Desert High School in Bar Harbor has come up with a cute parody of Meaghan Trainor's hit song, All About That Bass.  Students at MDI High School
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Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction

Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
More proof that readers of fiction are a very special breed.
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C.S. Lewis on Why We Read

C.S. Lewis on Why We Read | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
How great books both change us and make us more ourselves.

"A book is a heart that only beats in the chest of another," Rebecca Solnit wr
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How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities

How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Libraries are experimenting with some exciting ways to inspire and engage the community by creating meeting and maker spaces with old technology and new.
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