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Great list of sites for anyone in education.
The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. They are asked to read closely, make inferences, cite evidence, analyze arguments
Docs Teach sponsored by National Archives remains my favorite, but the LIFE photos are fantastic and searchable by decade. All provide valuable links to support Common Core standards.
School libraries are making a noticeable shift toward digital collections in an effort to keep up with 21st century student collaboration.
As libraries continue to change with the growth of technology tools, good schools know that libraries and professional librarians are still essential to their missions.
I think the way we physically 'do education' will shift once libraries like these catch on and in turn so wil lthe old pedagogical views that are being held on to (I hope)!
Note the primary need for librarians as educators, educational leaders, developers of curriculum, and information managers continue.
I argue to find time for edtech. Incorporating technology into my teaching allows me to do 3 things I ask my own students to do anything.
Dear Lifehacker, It seems like every other day, Java has another security hole that everybody craps their pants over. Can you settle the Java debate for me once and for all?
School libraries are essential to learning, and good design is seen as a central consideration in creating effective learning environments.
helpful for planning a new Learning Commons
Discusses important considerations when designing the learning environment for modern, 21st Century school libraries.
A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project looks at the future of libraries.
Today’s librarians have to know things like responsible use policies and how to guide students in the effective use of the internet for research.
23% of Americans ages 16 and older read an e-book in the past year, up from 16% the year before. The share who read a print book declined to 67%, from 72%.
See how this 9th-grade English teacher connects with his students, earns their trust, and then invites them to contemplate their future with -- or without -- reading skills. At the beginning, wa
Great to see actual examples from teachers doing great things in their classrooms.
Teachers connect with students everyday. We can choose the quality of those connections and look for those incidental teaching " moments" to build positive relationships with students.
10 regole per migliorare l'uso di Twitter in biblioteca
Hope every school library has a Twitter account. The advice in this article is golden for everyone.
Looks like great potential for collaborative work for students and teachers in the LC.
add your insight...
Do you think the use of video during the instructional process helps or distracts the learner? Is video a mixed blessing?
Americans are all for more technology resources in libraries, so long as they don't have to fork over space occupied by print books.
after years of avoiding ebooks I am finally avoiding print books.
Really cool tool !
From smartphones and tablets, to MP3 players and e-readers, today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile learning resources from Edutopia and around the Web.