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Handy Chart Featuring 11 Good Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy Chart Featuring 11 Good Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, March 5, 2014 1:45 PM

I love this handy guide to digital storytelling tools complete with an explanation of what it is and how students (and teachers) can use it. Another great post (complete with link to the Google Docs version)

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 5, 2014 5:20 PM

This list comes with a handy Google docs download.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, March 6, 2014 10:13 PM

Handy list when looking for something different. 

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Library Services and Instructional Resources / Virtual Library

Library Services and Instructional Resources / Virtual Library | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
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Remember, MackinVIA will be ready for you by the fall of 2015.

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Kids 'dig into reading' at our local public library The Tomahawk -Mountain City, Tennessee

Kids 'dig into reading' at our local public library  The Tomahawk -Mountain City, Tennessee | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

"... For over 27 years, the Johnson County Public Library has hosted the Children’s Summer Reading Program. This program relies heavily on organizations such as Delta Kappa Gamma, Friends of the Library, and several private donors who help supply the funds needed for the activities, snacks, and books given to the children. Although hosted by the library, the Summer Program is run mainly by dedicated volunteers. ..."


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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Important Google Search Strategies for Students - A PDF Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Important Google Search Strategies for Students - A PDF Handout | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

Last summer the folks at Canva were kind enough to create a great infographic for me based on a set of search tips that I sent to them. The infographic makes a great poster to display in your classroom, but it is a little light on the details of how and why to use some of the search strategies.


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Here is a list of good search tips.

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How to get teenagers to read

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Once children can read teachers and parents stop encouraging them to continue reading. But reading for pleasure is important, too.


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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 24, 2:37 PM

A very insightful article about the importance of reading for pleasure. 

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Reading is a stress release.

A conversation starter.

Grows imagination and creativeness.

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The Evolution of a Middle School MakerSpace

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The Evolution of a Middle School MakerSpace April Stone Four Points Middle School Library Austin, TX
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15 TASLA TLA Legislative Update and TASL Leg/Advocacy Comm.

15 TASLA TLA Legislative Update and TASL Leg/Advocacy Comm. | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
TLA Legislative Update and TASL Leg/Advocacy Committee Hard Work Paid Off
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TLA Library Toolkit for School Administrators

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A work in progress. Help build this information.
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LLCappraisal

Library Learning Commons Appraisal
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About - School in the Cloud – School in the Cloud

About - School in the Cloud – School in the Cloud | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
The story of the School in the Cloud.
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Self Organized Learning Environment. Check out this simple research model. Helps educators be more open minded and they see students natural curiosity blossom among the students. Students' learning can be transformed by empowering them to lead the way.
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Student Bridge Scholarship Program | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Student Bridge Scholarship Program | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
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Already a member of AASL?  Have you recently started a job as a school librarian?   Check out this scholarship!

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5 Co-Teaching Models

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If your classroom teachers visit the library WITH their students, here are some co-teaching models you should consider using.  What a wonderful way to introduce teachers to the wonderful resources you have in the library - by having them co-teach with you.

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Why Students Should Read

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Why Students Should Read
by Terry Heick
Lately, there’s something about reading that’s bothering me.
I’ve written about it before, but never quite said what I was trying to say because I’m not sure what I mean to say.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, June 11, 8:45 AM

I can't praise Terry Heick's article highly enough. Keep this with you because you will refer back to it over and over again. It's that powerful.

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Scholarship Opportunity Available From Delta Kappa Gamma « The ...

Scholarship Opportunity Available From Delta Kappa Gamma « The ... | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society plans to award five $500 scholarships. Applicants must be female, have earned at least 30 college hours and indicate a desire to teach. The Agatha Prator scholarship is also awarded ...

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Beyond Words: the Dollar General School Library Relief Fund | Awards & Grants

Beyond Words: the Dollar General School Library Relief Fund | Awards & Grants | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
American Library Assoc Beyond Words: Dollar General School Library Relief Fund, rolling due date, http://t.co/R6llLpfvbN
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Speaker Deck- A Good Presentation Tool for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Speaker Deck- A Good Presentation Tool for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it

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Building a Culture of Reading

Presentation for the Texas Association of School Library Administrators in June 2015
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E2C2

Library Learning Commons Appraisal
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The mission of SBISD Library Learning Commons is to advocate for student excellence, inspire minds, shape lives, facilitate change and teach skills. The Learning Commons EMPOWERS students to globally EXPLORE for information by CONNECTING them to the world. Students will inquire, collaborate, and critically think as they gain knowledge, draw conclusions from skillful research, and ethically information to CREATE final products. E2C2@yourLearningCommons
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Research the SOLE Way TASLA 2015

Mary Welcome and introduce presenters Research the SOLE Way presented by Tracy Hayes ~ Debbie Swartz ~ Mary Woodard Texas Association of School Library Administrators June 16, 2015
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Webinar: STEMing up your Library's Digital Collection

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Presented by Library Media Specialist

Tina Berumen


Science, Technology, Engineering and Math…Oh My! Working at an elementary STEM campus is already out of this world! Add an iPad for every student to that equation and you’ve got one STEMtastic outcome!

Join Tina Berumen in this webinar as she shares with school librarians how she created a major eBook frenzy on her campus, implemented a completely digital library orientation and how she is able to manage all of their digital content under a single login system to keep her scholars accessing information safely 24/7 from their own device!

Whether you’re a STEM librarian, or a librarian looking to infuse STEM into your library programming, you’re sure to gain some great tips to start your new school year off with a bang!

 

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Why Do We Need Teacher Librarians?

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By removing a teacher librarian students have an attractive space but they are being deprived of services they need to prepare them for college and careers.
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Many advocacy tidbits in here.  Librarians are important and greatly needed!

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Study finds that high-poverty schools with a certified teacher librarian achieve a 5-year graduation rate of 79% « Library Research Service

Study finds that high-poverty schools with a certified teacher librarian achieve a 5-year graduation rate of 79% « Library Research Service | Information Powerhouses | Scoop.it
Study finds high poverty schools with a certified teacher librarian achieve higher graduation rate http://t.co/sBaNAhCB8t #SchoolLib

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 11, 12:16 PM

Research proving the effectiveness of library media services and professional librarians has been irrefutable for the past decade.  Time for the 'data based decisions makers' to wake up and acti.

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The Secret to Instructional Design: Tell me, Show Me, Let Me

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Learn how to use Tell Me, Show Me, and Let Me in your instructional design to create stronger learning experiences with users.

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Practical lesson plan advice for online or face to face.  Tell Me, Show Me, and Let Me.

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