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4 Apps To Read Magazines On Your iPad

4 Apps To Read Magazines On Your iPad | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
I know, MakeUseOf provides you with more than enough quality reading material, but what if you’re after something other than fantastic technology tutorials and app reviews?
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What does the K-12 Library of tomorrow look like and what services will it provide
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Planning on renovating your library? Think again – SCIS Schools Catalogue Information Service

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Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Educators share stories of year one with a school makerspace, emphasizing that the spaces thrive when they are flexible enough to meet the needs of students and
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Librarians are taking the lead in the digital transformation

Librarians are taking the lead in the digital transformation | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Librarians and media specialists are bridging the gap between instruction and technology. One pioneer shares how she does it
For library media specialists, finding high-quality digital resources that align with Common Core and state standards, and that support classroom instruction, is an ongoing challenge. No longer just the keepers of the physical books and card catalogues, these media specialists are being called upon to organize and share content that can then be used to create relevant and personalized learning experiences.

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Machine Learning’s Next Trick Will Transform How Research Is Done

Machine Learning’s Next Trick Will Transform How Research Is Done | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Though research is a slow moving and rigid process, one study shows that the rate of scientific study has exploded in the last 50 years. According to the paper, humanity’s... read more
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Literature reviews will become a thing of the past once AI takes over.
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12 Ways to Nurture a Love of Reading

12 Ways to Nurture a Love of Reading | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Nurturing a love for reading begins with providing reasons for reading and getting students excited about books.
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What Colleges Can Gain by Adding Makerspaces to its Libraries

What Colleges Can Gain by Adding Makerspaces to its Libraries | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Colleges are following the lead of K-12 schools and libraries by creating easily accessible makerspaces that are available to the entire student body.
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Schooling Redesigned - Books - OECD iLibrary

Schooling Redesigned - Books - OECD iLibrary | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
What does redesigning schools and schooling through innovation mean in practice? How might it be brought about? These questions have inspired an influential in
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4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space

4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Attract students to libraries and other rooms of learning by creating agile, inviting spaces with makerspace elements and, most importantly, a community feeling.
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2015 Library Design Showcase | American Libraries Magazine

2015 Library Design Showcase | American Libraries Magazine | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Renovating History The John Hay Library, Brown University,  Providence, Rhode Island Built in 1910, the John Hay Library at Brown University was brought into the present with recent renovations. In addition to enhanced research spaces in the main reading room and special collections room, the library added a new ADA-accessible entrance and safety and security … Continue reading 2015 Library Design Showcase →
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New Job Title: Innovation Catalyst Librarian | Information Tyrannosaur

New Job Title: Innovation Catalyst Librarian | Information Tyrannosaur | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
innovation catalyst librarian
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Digital Innovation in Learning Awards | 2015 Learning Ninja

Digital Innovation in Learning Awards | 2015 Learning Ninja | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Expands the concept of the library and/or the role of the librarian or media specialist to harness the vast resources of the internet to support teachers and students.
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Reinventing library

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Managing Change: Being a Thought Leader in the Age of Knowledge

Managing Change: Being a Thought Leader in the Age of Knowledge | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Joomla! - the dynamic portal engine and content management system
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We encourage our staff to learn to use programming inside tools like Scratch or Snap, physical computing tools like MaKey MaKeys and arduino products. Craft and electronics are very popular. Coming up with a new idea or activity or strategy is actively encourage. We combine and suggest. Build in a knowledge collection tool to allow for ideas to be stored and share


Libraries need to move into the 21st century, not remain as they were.

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6 growing trends taking over academic libraries

6 growing trends taking over academic libraries | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Horizon Report details short-and long-term technologies, trends that will impact academic libraries worldwide in the next 5 years.
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The Digital Research Process Visually Explained

The Digital Research Process Visually Explained | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Robotic librarians hit the books

Robotic librarians hit the books | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
If some reckless reader has put a book back in the wrong spot, it's a daunting task for librarians to search the entire building for it.
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A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
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Navigating the ‘Wild West’ of Digital Collections in Schools

Navigating the ‘Wild West’ of Digital Collections in Schools | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Navigating licensing and pricing for ebooks can be tricky, but increasingly necessary, as more students look for school content on their devices.
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Series Reading Program: Creating a Culture of Reading

Series Reading Program: Creating a Culture of Reading | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, 100 percent of the fifth-grade students are meeting grade-level fluency standards in reading.
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15 Picture Books That Support Children’s Spatial Skills Development

15 Picture Books That Support Children’s Spatial Skills Development | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Spatially challenging picture books can help young children develop their ability to mentally manipulate objects, a skill connected to creative pursuits and
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3 Ways Exponential Technologies Are Impacting the Future of Learning - Singularity HUB

3 Ways Exponential Technologies Are Impacting the Future of Learning - Singularity HUB | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
“Simply put, we can’t keep preparing children for a world that doesn’t exist.” -Cathy N. Davidson Exponential technologies have a tendency to move from a deceptively slow pace of development... read more
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Developing character qualities such as curiosity, persistence, adaptability and leadership help students become active creators of their own lives, finding and pursuing what is personally meaningful to them

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21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Libraries become a different kind of learning destination when schools reimagine them as open, transparent spaces that invite student communication and collaboration.
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Mayfield school district guts old library for Innovation Center (photos)

Mayfield school district guts old library for Innovation Center (photos) | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
Mayfield schools is gutting the former Cuyahoga County Library building on the high school campus for its new Center for Innovation, where students will begin taking science-based classes in the fall.
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Hey Airbnb, take it easy on libraries, they're leading the charge in tech more than ever - TechRepublic

Hey Airbnb, take it easy on libraries, they're leading the charge in tech more than ever - TechRepublic | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it

"passionate individual who uses technology to interact with the public. Libraries are no longer quiet, storehouses of books, but rather bustling community spaces," he said. Librarians in Louisville "actively provide technology training in community centers, and create pop-up libraries in parks and community venues. The operating principle is that libraries now go to the users, rather than always expecting them to visit the library.""passionate individual who uses technology to interact with the public. Libraries are no longer quiet, storehouses of books, but rather bustling community spaces," he said. Librarians in Louisville "actively provide technology training in community centers, and create pop-up libraries in parks and community venues. The operating principle is that libraries now go to the users, rather than always expecting them to visit the library."

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"Libraries are shifting from content consumption spaces, to content creation spaces,"

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Climbing to Excellence – Defining Characteristics of Successful Learning Commons

Climbing to Excellence – Defining Characteristics of Successful Learning Commons | K-12 Libraries and Technology | Scoop.it
a great library supervisor links arms with a great education-oriented technology director. These two make each other look good as they push the building-level folks, support them, inspire them, and just keep saying ‘yes, yes, and yes’.
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a great library supervisor links arms with a great education-oriented technology director. These two make each other look good as they push the building-level folks, support them, inspire them, and just keep saying ‘yes, yes, and yes’.

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