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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 5:21 AM

10 regole per migliorare l'uso di Twitter in biblioteca

Carol Koechlin's curator insight, August 30, 2013 11:07 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, 12:24 PM

Great advice for our Learning Commons!

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Free World Digital Library for Teachers and Students

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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 9:23 AM

Knowledge Building

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A 21st Century Librarian Helps Students See Through the Cloud -- THE Journal

A 21st Century Librarian Helps Students See Through the Cloud -- THE Journal | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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.
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Book Suggestion Search Engine for your Students based on author, title, or interest

Book Suggestion Search Engine for your Students based on author, title, or interest | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
BookLamp is a book analytic engine powered by the Book Genome Project. BookLamp's technology has applications in book discovery, reader advisory, and book suggestions similar to how Pandora.com analyzes music.
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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 9:22 AM

Matching Student Interest

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Together for Learning - Collaboration space to share Learning Commons Resources

Together for Learning - Collaboration space to share Learning Commons Resources | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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Patricia Carmichael's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:50 PM

OKay, online but still a good idea for pedagogy insights...

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Teaching Ideas Library

Teaching Ideas Library | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Find free teaching ideas and classroom resources linked to popular children's books in the Teaching Ideas Library!
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 60 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 60 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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The Children's Library of the Future

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The Children's Interactive Library in Aarhus, Denmark is a fine example of a library's ability to adapt and innovate to meet the growing needs of 21st century kids. The Library is based on the idea that kids want to do more than ...
Via João Paulo Proença, Lourense Das, Kent Wallén
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The New School Library

The New School Library | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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 8:13 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 9:39 PM

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

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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 2:04 PM

helpful for planning a new Learning Commons

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 11, 2013 1:04 AM

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

Marci Milius's curator insight, June 21, 2013 9:56 AM

Learning Commons

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E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines

E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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%.
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Library as Platform: Unlocking the Potential of Our Communities

Our buildings matter. Our services matter. But they don’t matter on their own, and we do not determine their value – that is a job for the community.
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Extraordinary Librarians: The Digital Shift

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Library | 60second Recap of many famous books

Library | 60second Recap of many famous books | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
The 60second Recap® library lists all the books that recaps are available in. Come browse around!
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6 Great Platforms Where Students Share Book Reviews and Reading Recommendations

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2.011 Conference - Library 2.0

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We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference, November 2 - 3, 2011.
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