Libraries and Inf...
Follow
Find
173 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
onto Libraries and Information
Scoop.it!

Is school librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it?

Is school librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it? | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
While teacher librarians and school library services continue to adapt to the needs of their students and school community in response to student learning needs, the future is not always rosy. We h...
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Libraries and Information
Discovering all things innovative related to libraries, librarians, and education
Curated by Maggie Jackson
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

School library purges 13,000 books in high-tech overhaul

School library purges 13,000 books in high-tech overhaul | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Students at Penn-Trafford High School made 96,000 trips to the library this school year. But as the school makes renovations, school leaders are getting rid of a lot of bookshelves, and the books they held.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

A Censored History of Ladies in YA Fiction - BOOK RIOT

A Censored History of Ladies in YA Fiction - BOOK RIOT | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
The first woman of YA — and the first person to be recognized as a YA author — started out as many first women in history do: downplaying the fact she was a woman.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

How US libraries are becoming community problem solvers

How US libraries are becoming community problem solvers | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
From Obamacare to getting kids reading, libraries have a bigger part to play in local communities than ever before, says Larra Clark
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Infotopia-A Safe Google Alternative Search Engine for Students

Infotopia-A Safe Google Alternative Search Engine for Students | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Constitution Day, United States Constitution, Preamble to the Constitution, bill of rights,Shays' Rebellion, the Federalist Papers, ratification of the constitution
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Book Domino Chain World Record

The Seattle Public Library launched the 2013 Summer Reading Program by setting a new world record for the longest book domino chain! The books used to make t...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

FREE Lesson Plans | Teachers | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

FREE Lesson Plans | Teachers | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Download a variety of FREE and ready-to-use lesson plans including: kindergarten lesson plans, elementary lesson plans and high school lesson plans!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

The End of Your Career Book Club: Ten Books That Shaped My Teaching Life, Part II

The End of Your Career Book Club: Ten Books That Shaped My Teaching Life, Part II | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Claudia Swisher: "I see my ten books as putting into words something I didn't even know I needed to know. Giving me permission to be more authentic about my own work."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

4 Things Star Trek Can Teach Us About Writing | WritersDigest.com

4 Things Star Trek Can Teach Us About Writing | WritersDigest.com | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Today we’re going to look to the stars for our writing guidance. No, not astronomy -- Mr. Spock. Captain Kirk. Captain Picard. Star Trek.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Why Leaving a Book Half-Read Is So Hard

Why Leaving a Book Half-Read Is So Hard | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
In the age of the e-reader, dropping a book has never been easier. But choosing to terminate a relationship with a book prematurely remains a decision fraught with guilt.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Oregon Looks at Way to Attend College Now and Repay State Later - NYTimes.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

A Feelings Walking Tour: Surveying Your School Culture and Climate

A Feelings Walking Tour: Surveying Your School Culture and Climate | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it

Take a walk through your building or workplace and attend to the feelings you have. No, not an actual walk -- a symbolic one. By so doing, you will learn a lot about the culture and climate of y

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers

American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Discarded Books, Recovered Nostalgia

Discarded Books, Recovered Nostalgia | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Kerry Mansfield remembers long afternoons in her elementary school’s library. Tugged by nostalgia, she began photographing old books and the ephemera of the library experience.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

What Kids Are Reading, In School And Out : NPR

What Kids Are Reading, In School And Out : NPR | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Some experts are concerned that both in-school assignments and the books kids read for pleasure may not be challenging them enough.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

How to Make More Time For Your Writing | WritersDigest.com

How to Make More Time For Your Writing | WritersDigest.com | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Author Patrick Carr, author of The Staff and the Sword Christian fantasy series, shares his advice on making more time for your writing career.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Literacy Lockers

Literacy Lockers | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
When I was at the Michigan Reading Association a couple weekends ago, I had the privilege to attend Donalyn Miller's luncheon and listen to her speak about reading communities.  I've known Donalyn ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Library One-Liners

Library One-Liners | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Library One-Liners  On Sat, 27 Apr 2013 ~ Sana Moulder in Fayetteville, NC asked Publib: I'm seeking library patron one-liners for a project. I'd like questions and requests such as: "I need a phot...
Maggie Jackson's insight:

Librarians can help you find anything....well almost anything.

 

One liners consisting of requests for information about a Grandma Caesar diagnosis, video of Lincoln giving the Gettysburg address, photos of George Washington attending a circus, whether the library is a government suppository, how to read a clock in roman numerals because the patron couldn't read Romanian, photos of a meteor killing the dinosaurs, and how to locate information on an Indian Tribe created by the patrons imagination.  

 

Got to love librarian humor!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

The End of Your Career Book Club: Ten Books That Shaped My Teaching Life

The End of Your Career Book Club: Ten Books That Shaped My Teaching Life | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
The idea was to choose ten books that had an impact on us--books that turned our thinking in a new way, changed our teaching or our beliefs. Agree or disagree with our choices?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing

Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
"Perfection is like chasing the horizon. Keep moving."

In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard's 10 rules of writing published
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maggie Jackson
Scoop.it!

Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age

Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age | Libraries and Information | Scoop.it
Reading, writing and other mental exercises, if habitual from an early age, can slow down the age-related decline in mental capacity
more...
No comment yet.