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What Is Java, Is It Insecure, and Should I Use It?

What Is Java, Is It Insecure, and Should I Use It? | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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?
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Technology Trends in Libraries for 2014

Technology has changed the face of libraries, and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to customers. This workshop introduces emer...
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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 15, 9:37 AM

Awesome take-aways to look at for your school library.

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Learning Space Toolkit

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Watch a Classroom Management Expert

Watch a Classroom Management Expert | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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
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LundTechIntegration's curator insight, September 5, 2013 7:09 AM

Great to see actual examples from teachers doing great things in their classrooms. 

Samantha Burton's curator insight, October 25, 2013 3:02 AM

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.

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10 Golden Rules To Take Your Library’s Twitter Account to the Next Level

10 Golden Rules To Take Your Library’s Twitter Account to the Next Level | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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nilocram's curator insight, August 28, 2013 2:21 AM

10 regole per migliorare l'uso di Twitter in biblioteca

Carol Koechlin's curator insight, August 30, 2013 8:07 AM

Hope every school library has a Twitter account. The advice in this article is golden for everyone.

Natalie Sing's curator insight, May 1, 9:24 AM

Great advice for our Learning Commons!

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RealtimeBoard A Great Tool for Visual Collaboration ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

RealtimeBoard A Great Tool for Visual Collaboration ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, March 10, 2013 9:31 AM

Looks like great potential for collaborative work for students and teachers in the LC.

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 30, 2013 6:56 AM

add your insight...

 

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Technology Bits Bytes & Nibbles | 50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education – Teachers With Apps

Technology Bits Bytes & Nibbles | 50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education – Teachers With Apps | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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PRINCIPALLY SPEAKING: Developing a Culture of Digital Innovation

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Video as a learning tool: A mixed blessing?

Video as a learning tool: A mixed blessing? | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Do you think the use of video during the instructional process helps or distracts the learner? Is video a mixed blessing?
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Free World Digital Library for Teachers and Students

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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 6:23 AM

Knowledge Building

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How to Manage 3rd Party Apps Accessing Your Google Account

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Libraries' Love Affair With Print Is Far From Over

Libraries' Love Affair With Print Is Far From Over | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Americans are all for more technology resources in libraries, so long as they don't have to fork over space occupied by print books.
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Rhonda Kay's curator insight, March 21, 2013 10:38 AM

after years of avoiding ebooks I am finally avoiding print books. 

 

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Book recommendations for you based on your Twitter history and profile

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What Teachers Need to Know about Creative Commons

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A Quick Tip to Create PDFs in Your Google Drive

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6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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
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Vicki Hansen's curator insight, September 8, 2013 5:04 AM

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.

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School libraries: A shift to digital

School libraries are making a noticeable shift toward digital collections in an effort to keep up with 21st century student collaboration.
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The New School Library

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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.
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Maria Persson's curator insight, June 21, 2013 5:13 AM

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)!

Danielle Lewis's curator insight, September 29, 2013 6:39 PM

Note the primary need for librarians as educators, educational leaders, developers of curriculum, and information managers continue.

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40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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3 Reasons Why You Should Find Time For EdTech - Edudemic

3 Reasons Why You Should Find Time For EdTech - Edudemic | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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.
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Figuring It Out: Creating the Conditions to Unlearn

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What Is Java, Is It Insecure, and Should I Use It?

What Is Java, Is It Insecure, and Should I Use It? | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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?
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Designing Libraries - Planning school libraries

Designing Libraries - Planning school libraries | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
School libraries are essential to learning, and good design is seen as a central consideration in creating effective learning environments.
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karen beck's curator insight, February 2, 2013 11:04 AM

helpful for planning a new Learning Commons

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 10, 2013 10:04 PM

Discusses important considerations when designing the learning environment for modern, 21st Century school libraries.

Marci Milius's curator insight, June 21, 2013 6:56 AM

Learning Commons

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Pew Study Suggests Libraries (And Print) Still Have A Future In An E-Book World | TechCrunch

Pew Study Suggests Libraries (And Print) Still Have A Future In An E-Book World | TechCrunch | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project looks at the future of libraries.
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Rhonda Kay's comment, March 21, 2013 10:46 AM
Many Libraries already have these things...which suggests we need to do a better marketing job.
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eBook and Audiobook support | Ottawa Public Library

eBook and Audiobook support | Ottawa Public Library | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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The Best 8 Tablets for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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