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School Library. SLJ Dirvey shows that media specialists are leading the way - The Digital Shift

School Library.  SLJ Dirvey shows that media specialists are leading the way - The Digital Shift | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

Meet the latest tech superheroes: school librarians. According to School Library Journal’s 2012 School Technology Survey, media specialists are leading the charge to bring new media, mobile devices, social apps, and web-based technologies into our nation’s classrooms. SLJ.


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A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills

A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

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What's Next for Readers Obsessed with Diary of a Wimpy Kid?

What's Next for Readers Obsessed with Diary of a Wimpy Kid? | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
If your boys are like mine, discovering Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid books opened up a whole new world to them. What should they read next?

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Google 2014 - Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

Google 2014 - Tips, Tricks,and Tutorials was presented to staff in the Ottawa Catholic School Board on March 1, 2014.

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I defy anyone to have use ALL these tools. Some of these are awesome and about to be added to my repetoire!

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Promoting your school library - YouTube

This short promotional film, developed by ALIA Schools, is for principals, school communities, teacher librarians, library staff and teachers. The film gives...

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Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, February 10, 12:17 PM

Let's video-write our ideas - youtube's last fashion :)

Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, February 25, 8:19 AM

Well-made and very well thought out presentation.  The importance of a trained librarian is very evident here.

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 7, 11:50 PM

ALIA Schools promotional film advocating the role of school libraries and teacher librarians.

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Using QR Codes to Differentiate Instruction

Using QR Codes to Differentiate Instruction | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
An expectation of the Common Core Learning Standards is that teachers differentiate their instruction to meet the needs of all children. This includes special education and general education students

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gwynethjones's curator insight, January 29, 12:19 PM

I never mind when people use my Flickr CC photos, REALLY!  - that's why I make them CC! But it would be super nice if they also mentioned my resources, lessons, infographics, & cool stuff related to that subject, too!

 

I have an infographic How to Make a QR Code in 3 Easy Steps!

http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2011/10/how-to-create-qr-code-in-3-easy-steps.html

 

Several blog posts about QR Code Scavenger hunts

http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2012/05/qr-code-quest-scavenger-hunt-part-deux.html

 

Leveraging QR codes to connect with parents & community!

http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2011/09/qr-code-scanning-for-parents.html

 

I sorta feel left out! LOL

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Reading Bingo Challenge 2014

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Welcome to Retreat’s Reading Bingo Challenge 2014. We’ve created a printable bingo card with 24 reading challenges! Join our challenge!

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Jennifer Cowley's curator insight, January 11, 7:33 PM

Reading challenge for 2014? Sure.  If anyone manages to get 5 or more squares with one book, I figure that's worth a bingo too:-)

 

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Early ALA Posters now Digitized and Online | American Library Association Archives

Early ALA Posters now Digitized and Online | American Library Association Archives | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

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gwynethjones's curator insight, November 23, 2013 9:36 AM

Just gorgeous! Thanks ALA!

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Relearning the Lost Skill of Patience

Relearning the Lost Skill of Patience | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Students need to learn the value of slowing down and focusing on one task at a time—and teachers can help them do it.

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This article is fantastic.  THIS is why students need to read novels - often.

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5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship

5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

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Circa News – Save time, stay informed

Circa News – Save time, stay informed | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
The free Circa News app is the best way to read the news on your phone. Available now for iPhone and iOS on the App Store, and for Android on Google Play.

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How Educators can use Twitter - 18 YouTube Videos

How Educators can use Twitter - 18 YouTube Videos | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

How is Twitter interesting for a teacher or educational personnel in general? How to use Twitter for teaching? Why Teachers need Twitter?


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Oscar Melendez's curator insight, October 20, 2013 1:36 PM

Helpful videos on incorporating Twitter to the digital classroom

Training in Business's curator insight, October 27, 2013 5:47 AM

How Educators can use Twitter 

 

gwynethjones's curator insight, January 2, 4:38 PM

Always looking for new ways to energize teachers about Twitter!

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How to Use Gmail’s Advanced Search Features & Create Filters

How to Use Gmail’s Advanced Search Features & Create Filters | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Gmail’s a Google product, so of course it has powerful search features. But some of Gmail’s search features are hidden and don’t appear in the Search Options pane. Learn Gmail’s search tricks to master your massive inbox.

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The Teacher's Guide to Social Media

The Teacher's Guide to Social Media | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Even digitally versed teachers need to evolve with the language of their increasingly connected students. Here's a social media guide to help.

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Gotta get the lingo, otherwise you are OUT of the conversation!

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gwynethjones's curator insight, August 1, 2013 6:33 AM

This is a must read & Share w/teachers!

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International Day Of Happiness

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Join Pharrell + The UN Foundation on March 20 for International Day Of Happiness. Details here: http://24HoursOfHappiness.com/ #HappyDay

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Just the excuse I need to play the song non-stop in the library!

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Jennifer Cowley's curator insight, March 11, 5:57 PM

If your school isn't on Spring Break like mine, this could make a great activity for school...reading always makes me happy:-)

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Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks!

Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks! | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
A Community for Common Sense Educators. The Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum you know and love now fits in the palm of your hand. (Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks!

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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 9, 11:02 AM

SWEET!  I like Common Sense stuff!

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Algebra Help: 5 Websites to Check Out

Algebra Help: 5 Websites to Check Out | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
A list of 5 algebra help websites to help you with your algebra homework and classwork.

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Break In a Hardcover Book (Without Ruining the Spine)

Break In a Hardcover Book (Without Ruining the Spine) | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Some hardcover books need a little breaking in--especially if you experience "creep" (text getting lost in the gutter of the pages). Here's how to solve this problem without ruining the book's spine.

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How to make a QR Code in 3 Easy Steps!

How to make a QR Code in 3 Easy Steps! | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Creative Commons: Attribution, Share Alike --- Take, Use, Share! BLOG POST: www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2011/10/how-to-create-qr-code-...

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Creative Commons Bulletin Board

Creative Commons Bulletin Board | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Bulletin board display in our junior high school library computer lab. Printable versions of these banners, headers, and signs may be found here. Please forgive the bad editing of this photo.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, January 6, 7:33 PM

This is FANTASTIC -- follow the link to the poster printable jpegs!

Nicole Collins's curator insight, January 10, 9:19 AM

Great way to introduce and remind students about Creative Commons

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Search Google Like a Pro | Visual.ly

Search Google Like a Pro | Visual.ly | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
This infographic aims to help readers search Google with a few simple yet very impressive and helpful advance search operators.

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Creative Commons Search

Creative Commons Search | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

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The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

The Most Famous Book Set In Every State | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it
From California to Illinois to New York, these are the most famous books that take place in every state in America.

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Cool!

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Jennifer Cowley's curator insight, October 15, 2013 7:26 PM

Need a vacation?  Read your way around the US.

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Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes

Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

Did you know that Google Docs has support for QR codes built-in? That's right, if you know the right function, the Spreadsheets app can generate QR codes with whatever inputs you like. Don't ...


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gwynethjones's curator insight, October 13, 2013 11:50 AM

SWEET! for all that Google says QR Codes are de trop, they can't quite give them up! LOVE this so much, I want to SQUEE!

Linda Dougherty's curator insight, October 13, 2013 11:54 AM

Definitely checking this out! 

Slashed Reads's curator insight, October 13, 2013 11:39 PM

Very cool but the video isn't much help. You can check out a sample spreadsheet and get the code here 

http://lifeofjordi.wordpress.com/2013/09/18/google-docs-and-qr-codes/

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Thomas Edison's Creative Thinking Habits

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Think Jar Collective contributor Michael Michalko explores the creative thinking habits that Thomas Edison practiced.

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Locally Sourced Library Art!

Locally Sourced Library Art! | Learning in Libraries | Scoop.it

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These are great....we have smaller posters that are on the "IN" door of our library - different quote every week!

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Mary Clark's curator insight, August 6, 2013 8:35 AM

I made these 24 x 36 posters, using my own photos of our town.  Staples has occasional sales on printing. These were only $8 each!  They will really brighten up a dark wall of the library. See others at http://t.co/yEM6pWiCC1

and:

http://t.co/i1LBun2mmK

Andrea Frey's curator insight, August 6, 2013 8:38 AM

Beautiful pictures!! Great quote too! Thanks for sharing!

Carleen Southard's comment, August 18, 2013 6:28 AM
Well done Mary! Beautiful pictures and great quotes.