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Google Search Query Formation

Google Search Query Formation : a conversation between Dan Russell (Google's Search Anthropologist) and Udi Manbar (VP of Engineering at Google) about strategies for formulating better Google searches.

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Copyright and Creative Commons

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The SmartCopying website is a fantastic resource for all copyright queries. They have put together several information sheets on Creative Commons, which I highly recommend. 9 places to find Creativ...
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The Enchanted Inkpot. - TOTW: A Past That Never Was

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Gaslamp Fantasy:

The Horatio Lyle series by Catherine WebbThe Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba BrayThe Infernal Devices by Cassandra ClareStardust by Neil GaimanDearly, Departed by Lia HabelThe Name of the Star (Shades of London) by Maureen JohnsonThe Strangely Beautiful series by Leanna Renee HieberThe Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland by Catherynne M. ValenteHis Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

 

Steampunk:

The Boneshaker by Kate MilfordThe Hungry City Chronicles by Philip ReeveThe Hunchback Assignments by Arthur SladeLeviathan/ by Scott WesterfeldThe Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady CrossThe Iron Thorn by Caitlin KittredgeSkybreaker by Kenneth OppelAll Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen

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WATCH: The 13 Most Popular TEDTalks

WATCH: The 13 Most Popular TEDTalks | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
"Ideas worth spreading." That's how nonprofit TED (an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design) describes its mission.
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Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries

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The concept of libraries as makerspaces first hit my radar last November when I read about the Fayetteville Free Library’s FabLab.  As I began hearing more buzz about libraries and makerspace...
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Teaching Creative Writing

Creative Writing Resources: A site for new and experienced teachers of English for teaching ideas and resources...

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TeachingBooks.net Meet-the-Author Program | Jack Gantos

TeachingBooks.net Meet-the-Author Program | Jack Gantos | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

In this five-minute mini-documentary, Jack Gantos

 

Reveals his love of writing and passion for journaling,

Shares insights into his Joey Pigza and Rotten Ralph characters,

andTalks about teaching and writing for children.

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A Collection of Original Vintage Advertisements for Classic Books - Flavorwire

A Collection of Original Vintage Advertisements for Classic Books - Flavorwire | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill...
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Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

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is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is a noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconsin school and public librarians, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) School of Education (SoE), and receives additional support from the        Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). 

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» TCM Arab Images on Film | Media Education Foundation

Educational Videos About Media, Culture, and Society For The Classroom

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Information Literacy

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12 ways to use Google search - by degree of difficulty. Choose better search terms - watch this video then search better! Critical Thinking Skills graphic organiser. Digital Citizenship poster &#82...
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Credit Is Due (The Attribution Song)

The fourth "Minute Meme" from QuestionCopyright.org - more at http://questioncopyright.org/minute-memes/credit-is-due Movie and song by Nina Paley Performed ...
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Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project

Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
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The Creative Space

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Blog post at Hensher Creative :
In the last article, The Creative Mind, we discussed the mental aspects of fostering creativity. This week, we pick up where we left off.
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TEDxDirigo - Susan Conley - The Power of Story

Susan Conley is a writer, a teacher and a co-founder of The Telling Room, a creative writing lab in Portland that believes in the power of stories to transform students' lives and change communities. Susan served as the executive director of The Telling Room for its first two years of life before moving to China, where she wrote a memoir titled The Foremost Good Fortune (Knopf, 2011). This book chronicles the years Susan, her husband and two young boys lived in Beijing, learned Mandarin, set out on The Hunt for the Greatest Dumpling in China, and contended with Susan's cancer diagnosis. The book was excerpted in The New York Times Magazine and The Daily Beast and was voted a Goodreads' Choice Award Winner for Best Travel and Outdoor Books of 2011.

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BLACK MOON - Anime and Manga Glossary

Definitions for words and concepts found in anime and manga.

 

The Black Moon presents this glossary of anime and manga terms as a short, concise, beginner's guide. Written with the uninitiated in mind, this guide presents definitions for words and concepts frequently encountered in Japanese animation and print publications.

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e is for english - Home Page

e is for english - Home Page | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

English Today                 Welcome to this site which is designed to assist English practitioners face the rapidly evolving repertoire of information and communication technologies, the shifting and expanding territory of subject English, and the diverse nature, interests and abilities of contemporary students.               

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