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Library Journal's Ebook Usage in U.S. Academic Libraries

Library Journal's Ebook Usage in U.S. Academic Libraries | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
The most up-to-date statistics on how libraries are adopting ebooks and the driving factors behind purchasing and circulation activity in the academic market.
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The Teacher We Are, The Student We Were | Practical Theory

The Teacher We Are, The Student We Were | Practical Theory | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

An AHA moment for a speaker: planning WITH the student...

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Why Does Game-Based Learning Work?

Why Does Game-Based Learning Work? | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

A Learning Brief by Sharon Boller Forty years of research[i] says yes, games are effective learning tools. People learn from games…and they will learn MORE from a game than from other forms of learning - answers WHY

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3 Great Apps To Learn & Master Speed Reading [iPad]

3 Great Apps To Learn & Master Speed Reading [iPad] | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a few hundred books you’d still like to read. Read this article for some iPad apps that will help teach you techniques that will crank up your reading speed.

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World of Goo: One Of The Best Puzzle Games To Kill Time & Get Addicted [Android 2.2+ & iOS]

World of Goo: One Of The Best Puzzle Games To Kill Time & Get Addicted [Android 2.2+ & iOS] | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

World of Goo is an interesting Android puzzle game in which people try to use as few “goos” as possible in order to create a bridge that will transport all unused goos from their starting place to their destination.

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Teaching Geometry According to the Common Core Standards

Teaching Geometry According to the Common Core Standards from H. Wu and the Berkeley Math people.

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Ann Romney Interview - Ann Romney on Campaign Issues

Ann Romney Interview - Ann Romney on Campaign Issues | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
In a revealing talk with GH Editor in Chief Rosemary Ellis, Ann Romney, the wife of the Republican nominee, talks about her struggle with MS, the cause closest to her heart -- and why she believes her husband will win...
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Volunteers sought after Ypsilanti Public Schools cuts leave 1 librarian to ... - AnnArbor.com

Volunteers sought after Ypsilanti Public Schools cuts leave 1 librarian to ... - AnnArbor.com | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Volunteers sought after Ypsilanti Public Schools cuts leave 1 librarian to ...AnnArbor.comThe Ypsilanti Public Schools district has cut back to one librarian to oversee five schools, and a local nonprofit organization is in the process of trying to...
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Wheaton H.S. to model project-based learning for Montgomery County schools

Wheaton H.S. to model project-based learning for Montgomery County schools | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
The school will be a model for project-based learning in Montgomery County schools.
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National Writing Project Podcasts

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Preview and download the podcast National Writing Project on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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A Book and a Hug - Home

A Book and a Hug - Home | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

Brought to you by Barb Langridge - great site to look for books for your students or your own children (some reviews even written by yours truly!) Check it out!

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The most amazing, ancient and singular number, wow. I mean wau | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

The most amazing, ancient and singular number, wow. I mean wau | Great Maths Teaching Ideas | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Here's another classic mind boggling video from Vi Hart about a very amazing number...
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Google Adds More Detailed Geographical Features To Google Maps [Updates]

Google Adds More Detailed Geographical Features To Google Maps [Updates] | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
The team behind Google Maps have most certainly been busy over the month of October. They’ve added tons of pictures to Street View, and they’ve even gone to the Grand Canyon with Street View cameras strapped to their backs.
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The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) | Edudemic

The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) | Edudemic | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

Posted by Katie Lepi on Edudemic: dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now.

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NASA Wavelength

NASA Wavelength | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

A full spectrum of NASA resources for Earth and Space science education from Pre-K through College.

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Media Ripping Tools 1: Easy YouTube Video Downloader

This video tutorial demonstrates how to use Easy YouTube Video Downloader, a free add-on from Mozilla that allows you to download videos from YouTube

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Lemn Sissay: A child of the state | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Literature has long been fascinated with fostered, adopted and orphaned children, from Moses to Cinderella to Oliver Twist to Harry Potter. So why do many parentless children feel compelled to hide their pasts?
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FBI Records: The Vault

FBI Records: The Vault | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

FBI Records: The Vault - contains many files of public interest and historical value - some mateial "may contain actions, words, or images of a graphic nature" so teachers proceed with caution.

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If You Come out of School Thinking You Are Not Creative, School Failed.

If You Come out of School Thinking You Are Not Creative, School Failed. | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Creativity is essential for education....
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Study Examines Impact Principals Have On Student Achievement

Study Examines Impact Principals Have On Student Achievement | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
It's indisputable that great teachers lead to successful students, as the presidential candidates have touted, but what about students' connection to their school principals?
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Scott supports debit cards for teachers in his 2013 education plan

Scott supports debit cards for teachers in his 2013 education plan | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Gov. Rick Scott wants all Florida teachers to get state-funded debit cards they can use to purchase school supplies many now pay for with their own money.
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The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology | Edudemic

The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology | Edudemic | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

In an effort to help curate the massive amount of Pinterest boards about education technology, you can use the following list as a jumping off point to start your Pinterest journey.

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50 Awesome Chemistry Videos For The Busy Science Teacher

50 Awesome Chemistry Videos For The Busy Science Teacher | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
50 Awesome Chemistry Videos For The Busy Science Teacher...
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Community Hub: EDSITEment's History App Think F... | Thinkfinity

Community Hub: EDSITEment's History App Think F... | Thinkfinity | K-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it

Test your knowledge of history as you race against the clock with this fast-paced trivia game available as an app for iPad.

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