At one time not so long ago, literacy was defined as the ability to read and write and the school library was a place where students came to check our books to read or to find information in reference books.
Teaching expert Charlotte Danielson says the Common Core State Standards provide opportunities for teachers to "think deeply about what students are learning." This is a reprint of an article that originally appeared in ...
State of America's School Libraries Huffington Post (blog) How will students meet the new Common Core Standards without the guidance of school librarians? Schools are adopting more technologies to meet the Common Core guidelines.
Fortunately, devices like tablets and e-readers make taking summer reading with you an easy task. And many app-makers out there have made apps that students (and in some cases, teachers too!) with summer reading.
Below is an interesting Prezi presentation that I came across while I was browsing my Twitter feeds. This work has been realized by Steve Dembo and features some of the ways YouTube is being used for...
"eBooks should’ve been a game-changing technology.
The idea was simple enough: no longer did you need to travel to the library to wade through rows and stacks and floors and buildings and card catalogs only to wag home only as much as you could carry."
In today's blog post we will take a look at Comic Master, one of the AASL's Best Websites in the Digital Storytelling category. This sleek-looking, interactive site lets students create original comic books and graphic novels.
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
The Center for Digital Literacy at Syracuse University presents 3 of its academic staff talking about the importance of school libraries in supporting student learning and helping teachers teach the common core curriculum standards in the US.
We want everyone to take advantage of the resources at their local library. From the American Library Association's Campaign for America's Libraries. Atyourlibrary.Org is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.