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Manufacturing Makerspaces | American Libraries Magazine

Manufacturing Makerspaces | American Libraries Magazine | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and le
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Edcamps: Remixing Professional Development

Edcamps: Remixing Professional Development | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
The term professional development (PD) has taken on many incarnations during the time I've been involved in education. When I first starting teaching, professional development was constructed in a ve
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More on this PD option- something to explore for weLearn?

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Interview with Leslie Preddy, Author of School Library Makerspaces, 6-12 | MakerBridge

Interview with Leslie Preddy, Author of School Library Makerspaces, 6-12 | MakerBridge | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
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Makerspace in libraries- idea for the future!!

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John Green Gets Personal On Bullying And Gives Us All Hope

John Green Gets Personal On Bullying And Gives Us All Hope | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
You may know John Green from his cult-favorite YouTube channel vlogbrothers, extremely popular Young Adult books (including "The Fault In Our Stars") and for being the fearless leader for nerdfighters across the Internet.

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John Green is definitely one of my heroes!

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Llandrillo Library's curator insight, November 21, 2013 1:55 AM

"We decide collectively what behaviour is acceptable" - children and young people are capable of extreme kindness - bullies activities are a reflection of their own issues not your self worth. Rober Frost quote "the only way out is through" - you will get through it and it will get better .......#bandtogether #beatbullying 

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, November 24, 2013 3:31 PM

Love John Green's voice and wisdom.

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Infographic: Why librarians are crucial in the digital age [Educause 2013]

Infographic: Why librarians are crucial in the digital age [Educause 2013] | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
A new infographic from Jones eGlobal Library highlights the importance of librarians in helping students hone their research skills.

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How Curation Can Be Used To Teach Critical Thinking

How Curation Can Be Used To Teach Critical Thinking | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
flea palmer's insight: A very inspiring paper - definitely worth a read. Is anyone doing this?

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Focus on learning objective- student outcomes.

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8 Great Avatar Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Great Avatar Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it

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Creativity Tools with lots of possibility.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 27, 2013 4:22 AM

Clay Yourself looks particularly fun. ;)

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, September 27, 2013 1:20 PM

Abatarrak sortzeko tresnak gelan erabiltzeko ideia batzurekin. lehen hezkuntzarako oso egoikiak hainbat gauza egiteko. Voki, adibidez, zoragarria da kanpoko hizkuntzetan ariitzeko beldurra galtzeko. kus Zurbaran eskolako ingelesa gelako bloga. Science is fun in Zurbaran

Ann Ewel's curator insight, November 14, 2013 11:43 AM

This is something I have long wanted to create.

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Digital Literacy in Libraries

Digital Literacy in Libraries | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Distributed Project Based Learning (Distributed Project Based Learning http://t.co/AZC2Ikj689 via @pinterest)
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Introduction to Edcamp: A New Conference Model Built on Collaboration

Introduction to Edcamp: A New Conference Model Built on Collaboration | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: Blogger Mary Beth Hertz was one of the organizers of Edcamp Philly, a free education "unconference" that took place in Philadelphia last May.
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book trailer channel on - YouTube

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Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits

Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
More than eight in ten Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content, especially on their mobile phones and on computers.
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Awesome Infographic: The Most Read Books in the World - Flavorwire

Awesome Infographic: The Most Read Books in the World - Flavorwire | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it

Top 10 Most Read Books in the World Infographic.  Very interesting!

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24 Unique Maker Education Resources For Teaching & Learning

24 Unique Maker Education Resources For Teaching & Learning | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
24 Unique Maker Education Resources For Teaching & Learning
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The Shift: Media Specialists and the Common Core

The Shift: Media Specialists and the Common Core | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
After participating in an exciting webinar on Libraries, Technology, and Implementing Common Core provided by AASL, I began to think about how the role of the school-based media specialist is evolvin
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The changing role of what I do!

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Resources for Organizing an Edcamp

Resources for Organizing an Edcamp | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:

What is Edcamp?
Planning an Edcamp
Sponsors and Finances
Running an Edcamp at Your School
Additional Resources




Need some help getting started? The Edcamp Foundation's Mini
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PD idea to explore.

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The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic

The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic shares key information literacy terms that all students should understand to be successful in research.

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Lourense Das's curator insight, March 22, 6:06 AM

Information Literacy Infographic: ABC of IL #IL #Informationliteracy

Glenda Morris's curator insight, March 22, 12:30 PM

A-Z of. Information infographic - lists terms

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 23, 6:25 AM

I would have used "Gathering" instead of Google for the letter G. As much as I do not teach students to exclude Google as a search tool, I insist they use other databases (Nettrekker, Discovery Ed, & other encyclopedias) first.

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SearchReSearch: The fourth R--Research, and the skills we all need

SearchReSearch: The fourth R--Research, and the skills we all need | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it

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American Girl dolls are at home in Manassas, Leesburg libraries - Washington Post

American Girl dolls are at home in Manassas, Leesburg libraries - Washington Post | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
American Girl dolls are at home in Manassas, Leesburg libraries
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Kit, Julie, Molly, Kaya, Josefina, Samantha and Addy rarely have the chance to get together these days.
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This speaks to the best of what libraries can do!  I am inspired. :)

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55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content

55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content

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Check this out, and review applications in Classroom 21 rooms.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, October 13, 2013 10:10 AM

Brilliant list! You can also see my Big MentorMob Playlist of Curation Tools!

http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2013/06/the-big-mentormob-playlist-of-curation.html

ExamTime's curator insight, October 14, 2013 7:14 AM

Scoop it! has to be the best but also love using Feedly - great list! Glad Listly was used to create it.

Andy Kenworthy's curator insight, October 14, 2013 11:59 AM

A lot of useful options to investigate. 

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The Other 21st Century Skills

The Other 21st Century Skills | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an overused phrase).  I have an affinity towards the skills identified by Tony...

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Nancy Jones's comment, July 7, 2013 11:32 AM
Love this. It is not about machines, but human qualities
Sancera's curator insight, July 9, 2013 6:55 PM

Easy to grasp the graphic ideas

Suzanne Smith's curator insight, July 12, 2013 12:46 PM

Let's hear it for grit, empathy and initiative!

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Authentic Assessment in Action

Authentic Assessment in Action | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
At Sammamish High School, our staff has dedicated our professional development to building expertise in the key elements of problem-based learning. Previous blog entries by my colleagues have given a
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Don’t plan for technology; plan for learning | eSchool News

You never know how someone will react when you suggest that they junk their title and replace it with a new one that leads to a different focus of work—not to mention the confusion this could cause across the faculty, or the possible political...
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Librarydoor: Information Trumps Technology in the Common Core

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7 Tools to Empower the Common Core

7 Tools to Empower the Common Core | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it

Take a quick look at these tools and where they fit in the Common Core.


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