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School LIbraries and Information Literacy : NSW Dept of Education and Training

School LIbraries and Information Literacy : NSW Dept of Education and Training | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

These resources support the collaborative teaching and learning partnership of teacher-librarians and teachers. They offer

opportunities to extend and enhance the educational and curriculum development role of teacher-librarians collaborative activities and possibilities for action research and evidence based practice

Links4Learning, Raps and book raps, work samples, information literacy units, Book Week ideas are included.

Scan features articles which provide helpful ideas for supporting literacy, literature, and information literacy in a digital world. Here are some sample articles for you to enjoy. Subscribe to Scan for these and other articles which offer current support and practical ideas for teacher librarians working with teachers in the digital age.

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Bring back shushing librarians

Bring back shushing librarians | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Library users plead for quiet places to read, write and study — but is anybody listening?
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Home - Rust Research Project, Fall 2014 - LibGuides at Gwinnett County Public Schools

Home - Rust Research Project, Fall 2014 - LibGuides at Gwinnett County Public Schools | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
LibGuides. Rust Research Project, Fall 2014. Home.
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Dreamreader - English Reading Practice for Learners

Dreamreader - English Reading Practice for Learners | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

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Fiona Price's curator insight, September 28, 7:04 AM

The vocabulary worksheets are a great idea to exploit reading texts in a post-reading activity, encourage ownership of learning, self-study and a fantastic idea for differentiation.

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Creative Random Word Generator

Creative Random Word Generator | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
On-line random word generator, generates up to 8 random words. Includes idea visualisation features to inspire creative thinking.

Via Dr Peter Carey
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Phonic games - Resources - TES Australia

Phonic games - Resources - TES Australia | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Ideas for supporting phoneme, grapheme correspondence, initial sound recognition, blending, and segmenting.
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Classroom Strategies | Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12 | AdLit.org

Explicit strategy instruction is at the core of good comprehension instruction. Teachers should help students to understand why a strategy is useful, how it is used, and when it is appropriate. The most frequently researched strategies can be applied across content areas; other content-area specific strategies are emerging, and we will include them here in the future.
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Reading Is Fundamental

Reading Is Fundamental | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the nation's largest nonprofit children's literacy organization. Through RIF programs, we prepare and motivate children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to children who need them most.
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Kevin Spacey: An Interview on the Shifts in Storytelling

Kevin Spacey: An Interview on the Shifts in Storytelling | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

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Kajsa Hartig's curator insight, September 11, 2:29 AM

"There are two things that have been happening over the last few decades in my opinion. First, there have been unbelievable, remarkable, pioneering advances in technology and, second, an equal amount of evolution in creativity. These two shifts are meeting at an intersection."

Sameed Ahmad's curator insight, September 11, 11:42 AM

Good idea!
http://www.real-origami.blogspot.com

Sónia Laima's curator insight, September 16, 7:11 AM

O que mudou e o que nunca ,muda em storytelling

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Resources for Libraries | Transforming Libraries

Resources for Libraries | Transforming Libraries | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

The tools are designed to help libraries strengthen their roles as community leaders and bring about positive change in their communities.


Via Karen Bonanno
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Creative Writing Prompts PowerPoint - Resources - TES Australia

Creative Writing Prompts PowerPoint - Resources - TES Australia | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
PowerPoint to stimulate short, 10-minute, creative writing tasks. Pupils express their ideas free from the burden of long, seemingly endless, tasks. Develop momentum weekly – with reluctant pupils enjoying it by the end. Extendable into longer writing tasks, or use for drama-based activities.
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Rockwell Schrock's Boolean Machine

Rockwell Schrock's Boolean Machine | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
The Boolean Machine is a tool for visualizing the effects of Boolean operators on keyword searches.
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How and Why We Read: Crash Course English Literature #1 - YouTube

In which John Green kicks off the Crash Course Literature mini series with a reasonable set of questions. Why do we read? What's the point of reading critica...
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Targeting 6 Social Learning Needs in eLearning Environments

Targeting 6 Social Learning Needs in eLearning Environments | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
6 social learning needs that can be applied to eLearning. Targeting these needs will result in more effective courses.

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70 iPad Apps for Elementary STEM

70 iPad Apps for Elementary STEM | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

To document and share these 70 apps I chose to include on my STEM iPad cart this year, I created screenshots of each iPad folder and uploaded them to a Flickr album.


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9 Amazing Resources to Promote Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

9 Amazing Resources to Promote Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Amazing resources for teachers and parents to promote internet safety and digital citizenship inside and outside the classroom.

Via Dennis T OConnor
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 16, 2:36 PM

Back to school tools! 

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Library Resources

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Library Literacy resources - Some lessons Library Lessons - Annotated Bibliographies Creating a bibliography and research tips - Creating a standard bibliography and research tips Get more from Goo...
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'Bookbook' ad from Ikea mocks Apple in a brilliant way

'Bookbook' ad from Ikea mocks Apple in a brilliant way | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Ikea has released a product video for the cutting-edge intuitive technology embodied in its 'bookbook' — also known as its 2015 print catalog. The Ikea 'bookbook' ad is a send up of Apple's now-iconic commercials.
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Resources for Teachers of Grades 4-12 | All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org

Resources for Teachers of Grades 4-12 | All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Professional development resources for literacy and content-area instructors working with struggling teen students.
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Fiction Teaches Students Empathy, Research Shows

Fiction Teaches Students Empathy, Research Shows | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Children can learn empathy through reading fiction and identifying with characters in a story, a new study concludes.
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Literacy Changes Lives 2014: A new perspective on health, employment and crime | National Literacy Trust

Since 2008, the financial crisis has had a profound social and economic impact on the UK’s most vulnerable communities. Using Literacy Changes Lives (2008) as a starting point, this report goes further to uncover the impact of poor literacy on the individ
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Flipboard for Educators: Creating digital magazines for classroom use

Flipboard for Educators: Creating digital magazines for classroom use | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

We’ve found that educators are doing this a lot—for class reading assignments, student projects and their own enlightenment.

Here’s how you can use Flipboard in teaching and learning.


Via Sam Gliksman, Karen Bonanno
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Ana Ibis's curator insight, September 9, 4:29 PM

Habrá que revisarlo

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Jeanettem1's curator insight, September 29, 3:17 PM
An interesting way to provide students with content-related curriculum resources and have them do the same.
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OCLC Classify -- an Experimental Classification Service

OCLC Classify -- an Experimental Classification Service | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Classify is an OCLC Research prototype that helps you classify books, magazines, movies, and music using the Dewey Decimal Classification system or the Library of Congress Classification system.
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LibrarianLand's curator insight, September 8, 8:11 PM

Not being much of a cataloguer, I use this a lot.

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ViewPure / videos without clutter

ViewPure / videos without clutter | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Watch YouTube videos without comments, ads, related videos, or any other distractions. It's great for teachers, parents, and organizations alike - or really, anybody.
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