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School Libraries in Teaching and Learning for All

School Libraries in Teaching and Learning for All | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
To reinforce Sambat Trust library installations, she has also launched programs that promote reading such as putting up mini-libraries inside each classroom. Elementary students also have DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) ...
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The Role of the School Library and Librarian in the Digital Age

The Role of the School Library and Librarian in the Digital Age | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
The advent of the 21st century brought many technological challenges to school libraries. It affected the ways school librarians plan and implement library programs, as well as, the conduct of library services and operations.
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7 Things Library Customers Want NOW | Customer Service and Library Patrons | Text a Librarian - Text Messaging for Libraries | School Library Advocacy

7 Things Library Customers Want NOW | Customer Service and Library Patrons | Text a Librarian - Text Messaging for Libraries | School Library Advocacy | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
What attracts library customers to today’s libraries?
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On-Demand eBook Service for K-12 Schools Announced from Brain ...

On-Demand eBook Service for K-12 Schools Announced from Brain ... | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
School librarians have long implored publishers to offer an easy, cost-effective way to bring eBooks to schools. Brain Hive was developed specifically to meet the unique needs and gaps that exist today in the school market for ...
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The Behavior Code: excellent guide for K-6 teacher librarians ...

The Behavior Code: excellent guide for K-6 teacher librarians ... | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
I discovered this new book from Jessica Minahan and Nancy Rappaport after reading a couple of Minahan's articles online. Published in April, 2012 by Harvard Education Press, The Behavior Code is a clearly written, well ...
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Touch and Go

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School Library Journal's guide to the best apps for children and teens.

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iLearnWith is an early childhood education program for the iPad ...

iLearnWith is an early childhood education program for the iPad ... | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
There are a wide range of educational apps in the App Store. Some titles like Tapfish are fun, while others like the iLearnWith program from Tribal.
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The Home Library Effect: Transforming At-Risk Readers - Education Week News

The Home Library Effect: Transforming At-Risk Readers - Education Week News | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
The Home Library Effect: Transforming At-Risk ReadersEducation Week NewsBut another reason for her success is simple—instead of one book at home, Melinda now has a home library of 40 books.
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Districts Gear Up for Shift to Informational Texts

Districts Gear Up for Shift to Informational Texts | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
Because of its emphasis in the common-core standards, millions of teachers are faced with increasing their use of nonfiction.

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Are "just right" books right for the Common Core?

Are "just right" books right for the Common Core? | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
In the 1990s, much of the fireworks in the education policy debate centered around a “reading war” where supporters of whole language squared off against the forces of phonics.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | K-8 Library Media | 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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Does the Common Core make school librarians even more valuable?

Does the Common Core make school librarians even more valuable? | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
This is one in a series of posts examining the Common Core State Standards and the conversation surrounding their impact on teaching and learning. It certainly is a difficult time to be a school librarian or media specialist in ...
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Can we talk? | ALSC Blog - ALSC - American Library Association

Can we talk? | ALSC Blog - ALSC - American Library Association | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
With the school year winding down and the summer reading season gearing up, it's a good time to reflect on the partnership of public youth services librarians and school media specialists. The recent ...
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The Centered School Library: S'More Tech Summer Camp, Day 18 ...

The Centered School Library: S'More Tech Summer Camp, Day 18 ... | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
My principal recently shared this link with us, as an expectation for next school year. Click here to see data binder videos. At this school, every teacher, including PE, keeps data binders for students.
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School Libraries and Student Achievement - School Librarian in Action | Information Powerhouses

School Libraries and Student Achievement - School Librarian in Action | Information Powerhouses | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
In 2008, Scholastic published a compilation of school library researches dubbed as School Libraries Work!
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Copyright for Librarians and Teachers, in a Nutshell - American Libraries

Copyright for Librarians and Teachers, in a Nutshell - American Libraries | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
Copyright for Librarians and Teachers, in a NutshellAmerican LibrariesAs a school librarian or teacher, you create works all the time—lesson plans, finding tools, and so on—fairly independently, without specific conditions established by the school.
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Introducing School-Wide Digital Citizenship Practices with iPads

Introducing School-Wide Digital Citizenship Practices with iPads | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it

"In addition to suggesting some starter apps, I recommended that we have conversations with kids around the appropriate use of these devices. While almost every child has used an iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone, the exciting learning opportunities these mobile, Internet-connected, media creation devices create also open the door to new challenges."


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Junior Librarians | Topanga Elementary Charter School

Junior Librarians | Topanga Elementary Charter School | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
A huge thank you to our Junior Librarians! These students worked hard to assist fellow students, re-shelf books, keep inventory and more! They were a huge help to our librarian Lisa Isaac and kept the library organized so that books were ...
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School Library Services: The ABCs of Improved Reading

School Library Services: The ABCs of Improved Reading | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
In order to keep kids learning over the summer months, the most effective thing teachers can do is to get parents on board with their child's learning. Here are a few suggestions for teachers to pass on to parents to increase ...
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School Library Services: Sustained Silent Reading programs (SSR)

School Library Services: Sustained Silent Reading programs (SSR) | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
SSR programs have a variety of names: High Intensity Practice (HIP) Positive Outcomes While Enjoying Reading (POWER) Free Volunteer Reading (FVR) Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (USSR) Sustained Quiet ...
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Tech-Savvy School Librarians Win AASL's Pathfinder Award - School Library Journal

Tech-Savvy School Librarians Win AASL's Pathfinder Award - School Library Journal | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
Tech-Savvy School Librarians Win AASL's Pathfinder AwardSchool Library Journal...
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10 Learning Paradigms that can be implemented by Teacher Librarians

10 Learning Paradigms that can be implemented by Teacher Librarians | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
Much has been written about the role of Teacher Librarians in our schools.   Sadly though, much of it is lamentations about the decreasing numbers of Teacher Librarians manning our school librari...

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Print Books vs. E-Books: facts and fictions :: Blog :: Nosy Crow | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It!

Print Books vs. E-Books: facts and fictions :: Blog :: Nosy Crow | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
“All-singing, all-dancing ebook versions” is certainly an eye-catching way to begin a story, but what it doesn’t say – and what The Guardian neglect to mention elsewhere in their coverage – is that the study only looked at two e-book titles...
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How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students | 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners

How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students | 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach on Twitter) is an elementary computer teacher in Philadelphia, PA and a regular blogger on Edutopia. You can read more of her work on her own blog at Philly-teacher.
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The 50 Best Blogs for Future Teachers - Edudemic

The 50 Best Blogs for Future Teachers - Edudemic | K-8 Library Media | Scoop.it
Education Technology, Apps, Product Reviews, and Social Media ...
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