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Lots of libraries are focusing on education but education is changing very fast. How is education changing-how are libraries reacting?
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6 Free Platforms for Teaching Online - OEDB.org

6 Free Platforms for Teaching Online - OEDB.org | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
  Have you thought about teaching an online course, or simply supplementing your face-to-face course with an online component? Whether you’re conside
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Hacking School: One Teenager’s Path to Happiness

Hacking School: One Teenager’s Path to Happiness | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Teenager Logan LaPlante explains why he's committed to making his education about learning how to live a healthy and happy life, not just how to make a living.
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The future of learning environments | Impact Lab

The future of learning environments | Impact Lab | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Architects rely on the teachers and the school administrators' feedback regarding their work environment. Moa Dickmark offers her insights into the future
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Outdoor learning: Education’s next revolution?

Outdoor learning: Education’s next revolution? | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
A growing body of research suggests that exposing students to nature could yield extraordinary results
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New 10 Tech Trends Students Say Are Changing Their Education – Stephen's Lighthouse New

New 10 Tech Trends Students Say Are Changing Their Education – Stephen's Lighthouse New | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

1. Personal Access to Mobile Devices

2. Internet Connectivity

3. Use of Video for Classwork and Homework

4. Mobile Devices for Schoolwork

5. Using Different Tools for Different Tasks

6. Paying Attention to the Digital Footprint

7. An increased Interest in Online Learning

 8. Gaming is Growing, and the Gender Gap is Closed 9. Social Media in Schools

 10. What Devices Belong in ‘The Ultimate School?‘

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If Net Neutrality Disappears, How Will Services to Kids be Impacted? - The Digital Shift

If Net Neutrality Disappears, How Will Services to Kids be Impacted? - The Digital Shift | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Without net neutrality, also known as the open Internet, kids’ access to online resources could be negatively impacted, with commercial sites and services eclipsing other content online, AASL president Gail Dickinson and others say.
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What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning? | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
One principal in an affluent Bay Area School is striving to do more than just "enhance" classroom learning with iPads.
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8 Surprising Facts About How Kids Learn From Screen Time

8 Surprising Facts About How Kids Learn From Screen Time | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

Most of the parents I speak with worry about screen time. I’m a so-called ‘expert,’ so they ask me for advice. How many hours a day of television is healthy? How many hours of video games should they allow after school? Is my kid playing too much Minecraft? 

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'Cultural Competence' Is Essential to Serve Teens - The Digital Shift

'Cultural Competence' Is Essential to Serve Teens - The Digital Shift | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
With a society that's growing increasingly diverse, librarians should proactively integrate cultural aspects of “diverse linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic groups” into programs and services.
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Five Best Programming Languages for First-Time Learners

Five Best Programming Languages for First-Time Learners | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
If you're thinking of learning to code, the language you decide to pick up first has a lot to do with what you're trying to learn, what you want to do with the skill, and where you want to eventually go from there. Still, some languages are easier to pick up than others, have a community dedicated to teaching, or offer more useful skills once you learn them. Here are five of the best, based on your nominations.
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NOM Kids Monitor: kinderen zijn ware media-omnivoren, maar spelen ook graag buiten - Trends in Kids- & Jongerenmarketing

NOM Kids Monitor: kinderen zijn ware media-omnivoren, maar spelen ook graag buiten - Trends in Kids- & Jongerenmarketing | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Vandaag presenteerde NOM (Nationaal Onderzoek Multimedia)* de resultaten van de eerste NOM Kids Monitor. Dit multi-client onderzoek** is uitgevoerd door GfK Intomart in het najaar van 2013 onder ruim 2.000 kinderen in de leeftijd 6 t/m 12 jaar. Het brede mediagedrag van de Nederlandse jeugd is in kaart gebracht: van het gebruik van digitale apparaten, gamen, internetten, televisie …
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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
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MIT and Harvard release working papers on open online courses - MIT News Office

MIT and Harvard release working papers on open online courses - MIT News Office | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Research findings challenge common misconceptions, offer surprising insights about how students engage with MOOCs.
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What Would Be a Radically Different Vision of School?

What Would Be a Radically Different Vision of School? | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Setting aside the two predominant narratives of education, there's a third vision taking shape that's yet to be defined. What would a reimagined education system value and teach?
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Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill #4FOR14

Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill #4FOR14 | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

4 themes for school libraries in 2014 by by Dr. Valerie Hill. The four areas for the future of School Libraries that Dr. Hill outlines are: Critical Thinking Constructivist Learning Collaboration and Digital Citizenship..

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Education Week: Sizing Up Blended Learning

Education Week: Sizing Up Blended Learning | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

This Education Week special report is the latest installment in an ongoing series about online education. These stories examine the opportunities and persistent questions that surround schools' and districts' implementation of blended learning, the widely used instructional approach that combines technology-based instruction with traditional, face-to-face lessons.

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Should children design their own apps? — Digital Education — Medium

Should children design their own apps? — Digital Education — Medium | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
As do many other children’s app developers, we test our apps before releasing them.
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Economy and Education: How America is Falling Behind

Economy and Education: How America is Falling Behind | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
There is strong evidence that economic growth has been accompanied by growth in both spending and participation in schooling.
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Online Learning in Libraries Targets High-School Dropouts - Budget & Tax News

Online Learning in Libraries Targets High-School Dropouts - Budget & Tax News | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Online Learning in Libraries Targets High-School Dropouts
Budget & Tax News
The concept of the traditional library continues to evolve from rooms teeming with musty books, dusty shelves and spinster librarians shushing patrons.
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What Students Think About Using iPads in School

What Students Think About Using iPads in School | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
All 870 students at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, Calif. will soon have school-issued iPads that they can use both at school and at home. The school has slowly rolled out the program over the...
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FarFaria Raises $3.25M To Bring Children’s Books To The iPad (And Eventually Other Devices) | TechCrunch

FarFaria Raises $3.25M To Bring Children’s Books To The iPad (And Eventually Other Devices) | TechCrunch | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
FarFaria, which has built a children's subscription book service for the iPad, is announcing that it has raised $3.25 million in Series A Funding. The..
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Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries | Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries | Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

Modern K-12 public libraries will offer intensely engaging learning environments to all students. How they will go about doing this is less certain but the principle trends are readily identified in various research efforts. The goal of this post is not absolutely to regurgitate the details of high-brow research, but rather to summarize the key points, to paint a picture of what the libraries of the future will look like and how they will support students, teachers, administrators, and even parents.

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Connected Learning: Anytime, Anywhere, Everyone

We commissioned filmmaker Nic Askew (http://soulbiographies.com/) to make a series of films about connected learning, a new approach to learning designed for our time.

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Now Available: NMC and EDUCAUSE Release Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Ed. Edition | LJ INFOdocket

Now Available: NMC and EDUCAUSE Release Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Ed. Edition | LJ INFOdocket | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

"This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

The format of the report is new this year, providing these leaders with more in-depth insight into how the trends and challenges are accelerating and impeding the adoption of educational technology, along with their implications for policy, leadership and practice."

 
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What You Should Know About Education In Finland - Edudemic

What You Should Know About Education In Finland - Edudemic | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
This takes an in-depth look at some of the details behind the success of education in Finland, and what makes it work so well.
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