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Librarians on the Fly: When you're an island...

Librarians on the Fly: When you're an island... | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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Don't wait for others to find you.  Here is a great way to network without leaving your desk.

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'Where's the African-American Harry Potter or the Mexican Katniss?'

'Where's the African-American Harry Potter or the Mexican Katniss?' | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Despite the growing diversity of American youth, there is a lack of representation in young adult literature.
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How diverse is your collection?
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Unite for Literacy library

Unite for Literacy library | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Unite for Literacy is a social enterprise that provides digital access to picture books, narrated in immigrant and indigenous languages. They are for everyone, for free, forever. We know that literacy is at the core of a healthy community, and so we UNITE with partners to create Picture Book Abundance and enable all families to read with their young children.
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Beautiful eBooks with narration available in a number of languages... And it is FREE!

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Librarians on the Fly

Librarians on the Fly | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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I've got my work cut out for me, but I'm looking forward to applying Backward Design to Standards for the 21st Century Learner.

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Facebook's so uncool, but it's morphing into a different beast

Facebook's so uncool, but it's morphing into a different beast | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
What does 2014 hold for your online life? If you’re young, it probably won’t involve Facebook that much.
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Are you familiar with the resources our youth prefer?

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Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks'

Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks' | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalents
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Me, too.  Yet most books I have read recently were ebooks.

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ECIS Conference Amsterdam 2013 - ActiveHistory

ECIS Conference Amsterdam 2013 - ActiveHistory | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

Presentation by Russel Tarr - 60 Tools in 60 Minutes"

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Try something new today...

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iPad Baby Seat: Bad Parenting or Sign of the Times? - ABC News

iPad Baby Seat: Bad Parenting or Sign of the Times? - ABC News | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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No.  Just no.

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Taking Advantage of the Pause | The Thinking Stick

Taking Advantage of the Pause | The Thinking Stick | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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How are you going deep?

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Jeff Utecht » searching

Jeff Utecht » searching | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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Become a better searcher.  Teach your students some of these strategies.  Just start at the top with A Google A Day.

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SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERIMENT

Using the power of Social Media, I FREAKED PEOPLE OUT by making them think I knew personal information about them! Join the Vale Nation► http://bit.ly/JoinVa...

Via Gust MEES
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How much are you unwittingly  sharing about yourself?

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2013 Global Education Conference

2013 Global Education Conference | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Announcing the fourth annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from...
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Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning

Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

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Christy P.Novack's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:38 PM

To help assist when working with PBL's. 

Ian Fairhurst's curator insight, November 18, 2013 5:11 PM

Project Based Learning 7s - 7-Phases & 7 Essentials

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 19, 2013 5:45 AM

Great one.

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Librarians on the Fly: What's the Big Idea?

Librarians on the Fly: What's the Big Idea? | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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Will what you are teaching still matter in 20 years?

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It's April Fools Day! But, #BullyingisNoJoke

It's April Fools Day! But, #BullyingisNoJoke | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Our children's eBook about bullying is FREE on Amazon for 72 hours (April 1-3)
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Free ebook about bullying.
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SAMR Model: Explained

Watch this video to learn about the SAMR model! Brought to you by EasyBib! Check out these sites to learn more about SAMR: Ruben Puentedura's SAMR Model:…
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How are you using technology?

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Learn which types of book you should read - Telegraph

Learn which types of book you should read - Telegraph | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
London's School of Life is providing 'shelf help' sessions in the form of a bibliotherapy service, prescribing books that suit you to the letter
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Looking for your next read?  You can pay for the service highlighted in this article......Or go to the library where the advice is free!

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New Who’s the Tech Leader at Your School? Odds are it’s the librarian. – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Who’s the Tech Leader at Your School? Odds are it’s the librarian. – Stephen's Lighthouse | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
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Being a Librarian—It’s a Wonderful Life

Being a Librarian—It’s a Wonderful Life | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
What would the world be without librarians in it? Many see Google or Bing as modern day replacements for a librarian at a much cheaper cost. They fail to see a librarian’s true worth in a technolog...
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"The Federal Emergency Management Agency classified libraries as an essential service — like one of the things that would get early funding so that communities could recover"

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Blog

Blog | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
This afternoon I visited Suzanne Kaegi's room (but everyone calls her Suzie) and it was pretty wonderful. I came into the art studio, full of kids I had taught three years ago, and not one of them...
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Great examples of authentic teaching and learning.

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My Teacher Librarian Gave To Me...

My Teacher Librarian Gave To Me... | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Design beautiful online flyers with Smore!
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Give yourself the gift of a new skill this month.

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JFK inaugural speech word cloud

JFK inaugural speech word cloud | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK, I thought it would appropriate to create a new word cloud based on the words in the inaugural Preisdential speech of JFK.
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I'm a few days late... But think it's worth sharing anyway.  This is a wonderful example of a word cloud.

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43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
In the middle of October, we invited educators to tell us about the "apps, games, and websites that are helping to tranform their classrooms this year." We asked that you submit your responses in the form of Field Notes and we received more than...
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The Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs

The Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Our Inaugural Selection of the Best IT Blogs

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The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 18, 2013 7:45 PM

Student engagement about to be launched with this approach.

Charles David Chalmers's curator insight, November 20, 2013 2:17 AM

Looks good so far.