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An Action Plan for All Seasons | Project Advocacy | School Library Journal

An Action Plan for All Seasons | Project Advocacy | School Library Journal | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
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Plan to advocate and advertise. 

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How To Organize Your Research With The Power Of Google Drive

How To Organize Your Research With The Power Of Google Drive | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Google Docs has made its home on Google Drive. So after one year, it’s high time to get used to calling it by the new account name.

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Must study how to organize! 

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María Asunción Martínez Mayoral's curator insight, September 9, 2013 5:58 PM

Google no deja de sorprender; interesantes herramientas para investigación dentro de Google drive.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 14, 2013 1:55 PM

Amazing

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Home - New Tools - LibGuides at Springfield Township High School

Home - New Tools - LibGuides at Springfield Township High School | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
LibGuides. New Tools. Home.
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Joyce Valennza- The Kathy Schrock of libraryland. 

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Fall decorating: a round-up of smart (and free) posters — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Fall decorating: a round-up of smart (and free) posters — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
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What the Library of Congress Has for Teachers: Primary Sources and Tools and Techniques to Use Them | Teaching with the Library of Congress

What the Library of Congress Has for Teachers: Primary Sources and Tools and Techniques to Use Them | Teaching with the Library of Congress | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it

Primary sources are more important to teachers than ever before, and the Library of Congress makes it easy not only to find great primary sources, but also to quickly and effectively use them in your teaching.

The Library is one of the world’s largest sources of free primary sources, with more than 30 million items available via easy searching at www.loc.gov. U.S. history, English and language arts, science, world history and cultures–there are primary sources for almost every discipline.


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Sheila Fredericks's curator insight, August 25, 2013 10:56 AM

LOC is a great resource!

Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, August 25, 2013 6:26 PM

boas ideias

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, August 26, 2013 11:15 AM

Primary sources are so important for CCSS.

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Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything Home Page

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything        Home Page | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Educational technology resources
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Can it get any better than this? 

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Wordle, a Web 2.0 tool for developing 21st Century learning skills

Wordle, a Web 2.0 tool for developing 21st Century learning skills | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Wordle is a Web 2.0 tool that creates word clouds from text and develops students’ critical thinking and creativity – important 21st century learning skills.
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Nice list of ideas for using Wordle in the classroom

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Copyright & Schools: What Can Educators (& Students) Do

Copyright & Schools: What Can Educators (& Students) Do | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
One-stop-shop with guidance for teachers copying and using books, magazines, newspapers, music, film & TV in classrooms - from the CLA, ERA, NLA, CCLI, PPL, PRS, MPLC, PVS

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Nancy Jones's curator insight, July 21, 2013 5:36 PM

good one stop shopping site to share with colleagues and students.

Ra's curator insight, July 21, 2013 5:38 PM

UK based site. Easy to use and specific instances covered in detail. 

Kimberly House's curator insight, July 30, 2013 10:29 AM

Helps clear up lots of copyright questions and 'grey' areas.

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Best-Book-Lists - home

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book lists for compension & literary devices, if you liked, topic lists, values, write traits, sources

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Teen Read Week - YALSA

Teen Read Week - YALSA | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

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Back to School and Parent Night info

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Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - Starting off on the right foot 

Starting off on the right foot
Head for the Edge, Library Media Connection , May/June 2009


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As always, great tips from Doug Johnson, newbies and oldies will both benefit from these. 

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Step E… Seven Steps To Website Evaluation For Students… Effectiveness For Purpose

Step E… Seven Steps To Website Evaluation For Students… Effectiveness For Purpose | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Welcome to a this fourth in a series that is must read for any  educator wanting to facilitate web page evaluation by students.  It includes a new step in web evaluation information along with a po...
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How to Create an Infographic in an Hour or Less [5 Free PPT Templates]

How to Create an Infographic in an Hour or Less [5 Free PPT Templates] | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Learn how easy it is to create a new infographic in under an hour using one of our 5 free PowerPoint templates!
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Good info and templates for the novice designer or busy librarian. I see application in presenting library use data for year-end reports or advocacy.

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murrayhill - Image_Friendly

murrayhill - Image_Friendly | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it

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Creative Commons resources.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, September 2, 2013 4:54 PM

Feel free to snag this Wikpage for your own resource list for kiddos!

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- Create a Culture of Questioning and Inquiry

- Create a Culture of Questioning and Inquiry | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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How can we integrate teaching questioning and encourage independent answer seeking in the library and in our library lessons? 

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward | TL Virtual Cafe Back To School Special!

Putting Your Best Foot Forward | TL Virtual Cafe Back To School Special! | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Recently, I've been sharing with the groups I work with that this is the first time in 17 years that I haven't been in traditional "back to school" mode.

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Join up on Sept. 9 to hear lots of AWESOME!

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Everybody ‘googles’ everything. This tool might make you think! | dedwards.me | Diigo

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Build your professional digital footprint while keeping your personal profile private. 

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NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules

NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
NoodleTools research guides on citing and evaluating sources
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Thank you NoodleTools for sharing!

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NSA Uses Copyright Claims to Crush Free Speech

NSA Uses Copyright Claims to Crush Free Speech | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Can a government agency block criticism by claiming copyright infringement? Sounds a bit ridiculous but it is happening.

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So interesting.... I love to be able to share copyright in the news with my students.

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Flocabulary - We Heart Librarians: Official Contest

Flocabulary - We Heart Librarians: Official Contest | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
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Found the intro to my orientation!

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Didn't Your Mother Tell You Not to Google?

Didn't Your Mother Tell You Not to Google? | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Think about 2008 for a minute. Wikipedia was only two years old, and Facebook had only existed for four. I was supporting a research project with a group of sixth graders studying ancient history. Th
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Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
Seek the Unknown at your library this Teen Read Week with YALSA! #trw13
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Resources for School Librarians & Parent Partnerships | Texas Library Association

Resources for School Librarians & Parent Partnerships | Texas Library Association | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
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Letters and articles for parents, PTA meetings, ppts.

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BFTP: Your library's back-to-school letter - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

BFTP: Your library's back-to-school letter - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Information for Librarians | Scoop.it
A weekend Blue Skunk "feature" will be a revision of an old post. I'm calling th...
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Great idea.

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