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Unbored: The Power of 'Making' in the Classroom

Unbored: The Power of 'Making' in the Classroom | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
The idea of "learning by doing" stretches back to education legends Maria Montessori and John Dewey, both of whom felt teachers should act more as guides to students' independent discoveries than as founts of information.
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Applications for 2013-2014 Teaching Ambassador Fellowship Now Open | ED.gov Blog

Applications for 2013-2014 Teaching Ambassador Fellowship Now Open | ED.gov Blog | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
We need more librarians to apply!
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School needs to be more than drill, kill and bubble fill

School needs to be more than drill, kill and bubble fill | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
When will the decision makers understand this?
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Driven to distraction: How to help wired students learn to focus | eSchool News

Driven to distraction: How to help wired students learn to focus | eSchool News | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Today's digital technologies are creating an easily distracted generation with short attention spans. Here's one way to fight back.
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Librarians on the Fly: Holiday Gift & Collaboration Idea

Librarians on the Fly: Holiday Gift & Collaboration Idea | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

Want a gift exchange idea that costs no money and increases learning?  Here is a teacher-librarian collaboration idea that keeps on giving....

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Librarians on the Fly: MYTH #9 - Library Time Should Be Part of the Rotation

Librarians on the Fly: MYTH #9 - Library Time Should Be Part of the Rotation | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

Please share your scheduling situation in this short survey.

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The Nerdy Teacher: All Teachers Should Play Dungeons and Dragons Before Entering A Classroom #edchat

The Nerdy Teacher: All Teachers Should Play Dungeons and Dragons Before Entering A Classroom #edchat | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Nerdy teacher explains why all teachers ought to play D&D before entering the classroom.
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Caldecott Medal is 75

Caldecott Medal is 75 | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Caldecott winner Brian Selznick created this nifty logo to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal.
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First Words: Where the Librarian Surpasses the Warrior | Editorial

First Words: Where the Librarian Surpasses the Warrior | Editorial | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

A reminder of the important work we do....

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Low Tech Search Lacking in College Grads

Low Tech Search Lacking in College Grads | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

So much to teach about information... including it isn't all on Google.

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Biblioburro- The donkey library

Why have I not seen this before?  "Luis Soriano, a teacher in the small town of La Gloria, Colombia, has spent the past ten years bringing books to children of the rural communities on the back of a burro."

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for the love of learning: Destructive Incentive Plans

for the love of learning: Destructive Incentive Plans | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Reading... Real readers do it for pleasure or for information. Are schools forgetting to tap into those intrinsic motivators, substituting plastic trinkets instead?
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Librarians on the Fly: The Future of Librarians...

Librarians on the Fly: The Future of Librarians... | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

Is the future of teaching librarianship?

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Google60 - Search Mad Men Style

Google60 - Search Mad Men Style (What Google would have looked like in the 60s.) And we think dial-up was slow!
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Librarians on the Fly: Myth #9 Post Survey - Library Time Should Be Part of the Rotation

Librarians on the Fly: Myth #9 Post Survey - Library Time Should Be Part of the Rotation | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Cindy Rogers's insight:

While it may be necessary to save your job, most librarians would prefer to have a hybrid schedule that has some routine in it but allows for point of need access and authentic learning opportunities.  See the survey results here...

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Librarians Use Social Networking Professionally More than Teachers and Principals, According to Report - The Digital Shift

Librarians Use Social Networking Professionally More than Teachers and Principals, According to Report - The Digital Shift | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Librarians use social networking professionally more than other teachers...
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Librarians on the Fly: App of the Week: YALSA's Teen Book Finder

Librarians on the Fly: App of the Week: YALSA's Teen Book Finder | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Teen Book Finder is a must-have app for readers, developed by YALSA
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Librarians on the Fly: Holiday Gift & Collaboration Idea

Librarians on the Fly: Holiday Gift & Collaboration Idea | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

Library-Classroom collaboration doesn't have to be a research project.  Here is an idea for the winter holidays....

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The 60th Anniversary of the Barcode [Infographic]

The 60th Anniversary of the Barcode [Infographic] | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Infographic detailing the history of the barcode.
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Librarians on the Fly: Myth #8 - Libraries are Quiet Places

Librarians on the Fly: Myth #8 - Libraries are Quiet Places | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it

Do you shush?  Or do you divide your space?  Libraries are now multi-purpose activity centers.  But what about the patrons who need a QUIET place???

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Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian

Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
From connecting with people to keeping up with the latest technologies, there is a whole lot more to the job than stamping due dates...
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You don't own your Kindle books, Amazon reminds customer

You don't own your Kindle books, Amazon reminds customer | librarianonthefly | Scoop.it
Think you own your ebooks? Think again.
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