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50 inspiring quotes about libraries and librarians - Ebook Friendly

50 inspiring quotes about libraries and librarians - Ebook Friendly | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
A list of the best quotes about libraries and librarians, together with quotes that you can share as images.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 21, 2013 8:48 AM

Just sent this out to my LMSs.  This is so true!  They all have a servant's heart.

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Love This!

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This will come in hand! 

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10 free tools for creating infographics | Creative Bloq

10 free tools for creating infographics | Creative Bloq | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

...The only problem is, infographics that look like they were simple to make are often anything but. Creating something beautiful and instantly understandable in Photoshop is often beyond the limits that time allows. Which is why it's occasionally useful to use a quick and dirty infographics tool to speed up the process.

 

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JBass Learning's curator insight, August 21, 2014 6:50 PM

Some really useful looking tools 

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, August 22, 2014 4:26 AM

I know nothing about this but it looks like a good starting point...:-)))

Luis Cano's curator insight, August 23, 2014 4:02 PM

Herramientas de Infograficas ...

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BRAINZ! How to Survive The Zombie Librarian Apocalypse!

Keynote for KY School Library Association Summer Refresher


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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 11, 2014 9:00 PM

Brilliance from my girl Jennifer!

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15 Amazing Web Tools Facilitating Pre-Search Strategies… Digital ...

15 Amazing Web Tools Facilitating Pre-Search Strategies… Digital ... | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
15 Amazing Web Tools Facilitating Pre-Search Strategies… Digital Literacy Series Pt 2 – Michael Gorman (http://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/). Last time we reflected on the idea of the internet being an amazing place ...
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Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark Game

Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark Game | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Join Lewis and Clark on an expedition across America in this interactive game. Learn the histories of famous and lesser known people--Sacagawea, John Ordway, George Drouillard, and Pierre Cruzatte. Get information, pictures, and maps.

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Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark.

During the Lewis & Clark expedition across the Wild West, Sacagawea saved their lives countless times. She allowed them to trade with the various Indian tribes and guided them on the land.


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Lewis and Clark Organization

Lewis and Clark Organization | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

A non-profit organizaiton dedicated to promoting and educating those interested in learning more about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery.


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The Louisiana Purchase

A basic overview of how the United States acquired the Louisiana Native American territory. Any questions?


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HowStuffWorks "How Lewis and Clark Worked"

HowStuffWorks "How Lewis and Clark Worked" | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Lewis and Clark are famous for exploring the Louisiana Purchase. Learn about the exploration of Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery.

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Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)

Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress) | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Services and Programs, Digital Reference Section, Library of Congress)

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Westward Expansion

Westward Expansion Facts Dates 1807-1910 Where Western Territories Of The United States Events Indian Removal Act Klondike Gold Rush The Lewis And Clark Expedition War Of 1812 Louisiana Purchase Monroe Doctrine Mexican American War Transcontinental...

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8 Great Avatar Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Great Avatar Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

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Abatarrak sortzeko tresnak gelan erabiltzeko ideia batzurekin. lehen hezkuntzarako oso egoikiak hainbat gauza egiteko. Voki, adibidez, zoragarria da kanpoko hizkuntzetan ariitzeko beldurra galtzeko. kus Zurbaran eskolako ingelesa gelako bloga. Science is fun in Zurbaran

Sarah Olson's curator insight, September 30, 2013 11:38 AM

Creativity Tools with lots of possibility.

Ann Ewel's curator insight, November 14, 2013 2:43 PM

This is something I have long wanted to create.

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TeachersFirst Review - Gettysburg by the Numbers

TeachersFirst Review - Gettysburg by the Numbers | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Gettysburg by the Numbers reviewed by TeachersFirst, (review last updated: 5/15/13) : Gettysburg by the Numbers (GBTN) is a web-based, interactive experience of the Battle of Gettysburg through numbers and infographics that raise questions and...
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Vision of a School Library Learning Commons

A vision of the school library learning commons in the future by Dominique Sullivan and Jennifer Lunny. References for this presentation: https://docs.google...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, August 9, 2014 9:19 AM

Dominique and Jennifer share their vision for our learning spaces, in Canada and beyond.

jerigby's curator insight, August 9, 2014 5:04 PM

A little long, but a good explanation of the Learning Commons vs Library.

Tricia Adams's curator insight, August 12, 2014 5:24 AM

The shape of the future?

 

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3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content

3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Genius Hour provides educators with opportunities to introduce content curation to students to help them collect and organize information about ideas they are passionate about.

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The Other 21st Century Skills: Books for Kids

The Other 21st Century Skills:  Books for Kids | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
I have been discussing and blogging about The Other 21st Century Skills Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an ove...

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Book LIst included for other 21st century skills!

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, January 23, 2014 3:56 PM

Great reading list here.  I love that Jackie points to Annie Murphy Paul's research on the neuroscience of fiction reading!

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Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Learn about Lewis and Clark and their important venture Westward! Be a reporter, test your packing smarts, and relive their adventure! Use our teacher's guide to help your students understand the importance of Westward Expansion.

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The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell

A fast and fun look at the Louisiana Purchase, Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark. This is one of many pieces produced by HCPS-TV at Henrico County...

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Reason): American Treasures of the Library of Congress

The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Reason): American Treasures of the Library of Congress | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
American Treasures of the Library of Congress: Reason (The Lewis and Clark Expedition). In June 1803, President Thomas Jefferson wrote to Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), his private secretary and a U.S.

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STORY PREFACE - Awesome Stories

STORY PREFACE - Awesome Stories | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

Sacajawea biography, images and links.


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Discovering Lewis & Clark : Home

Hundreds of interactive illustrations, color photos, and historic art, with in-depth text by today's leading Lewis and Clark scholars.

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8 Things You May Not Know About the Louisiana Purchase - History

8 Things You May Not Know About the Louisiana Purchase - History | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

History 8 Things You May Not Know About the Louisiana Purchase History This deal, known as the Louisiana Purchase, nearly doubled the size of the United States.


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Vicki Hansen's curator insight, May 9, 2013 6:14 AM
Simply put, the Louisiana Purchase "cliff notes" version.
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Westward Expansion: Pioneers of the Frontier - eThemes

Westward Expansion: Pioneers of the Frontier - eThemes | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

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The Smithsonian Collection in 3D!

The Smithsonian Collection in 3D! | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it

"The end of "do not touch": Use the Smithsonian X 3D Explorer to explore and manipulate museum objects like never before. Create and share your own scenes and print highly detailed replica of original Smithsonian collection pieces."


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Van Duyse Olivier's curator insight, December 1, 2013 6:41 AM

The new digital museum ... Opens opportunity's for digital education

Ness Crouch's curator insight, December 23, 2013 3:13 AM

What a great site for looking at both history and science! Very recommended!

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, January 11, 2014 7:26 AM

This is awesome.

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Free children’s ebooks for ages 3-11 | Oxford Owl

Free children’s ebooks for ages 3-11 | Oxford Owl | Lesson Ideas for Elementary Libraries | Scoop.it
Discover a range of children’s ebooks online in the Oxford Owl Library. Books include Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy, plus Project X and Winnie the Witch.

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Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, July 24, 2013 11:31 AM

If you already know Oxford Reading Tree series, you wil love Oxford Owl.You'll findthe e-version of many titles with a plus: kidds also can listen to them while reading. Your sts cannot miss it!

malek's comment, July 30, 2013 10:13 AM
Interesting addition to "Have to look into".....thanks for sharing