Preview and download the course Creating & Sharing Open Educational Resources on iTunes U.
"nonlinear collection of Multi-Touch resource books are designed to support educators who are authoring content and/or guiding learners who are authoring content for publication. These Multi-Touch books will raise awareness about digital citizenship, copyright, and plagiarism. This foundation will help participants explore the expanding collection of open educational resources (OER), learn and apply various digital licenses, and apply appropriate citation practices. Finally, participants will learn ways to protect their own work and demonstrate ways to curate their own collection of OERs. This course is designed as a collection of resources to help the teacher/student navigate through open educational resources."
How could library services support a personalised learning programme like this one? How could library services adopt some of this thinking even in a more traditionally structured learning environment? Great reading in any case.
Papatoetoe Intermediate School in Auckland New Zealand has redeveloped their library into a modern learning environment. Read about their new Kete Matauranga and how this committed team turned a leaking building into a tremendous opportunity
The library service at Raroa intermediate serves its students better than ever through online services. Clare has linked the library to the students through ...
Be inspired by this fantastic 5 minute video showcasing Raroa Intermediate School Library where Clare has made the library's services available everywhere all the time by providing web access to the catalogue, a great blog and much more.
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Carolyn Knight, Teacher in the Library and colleagues at Amesbury School, a new Year 1-6 school in Churton Park, Wellington talk about how their school libra...
Our latest Excellence in Practice Video - Amesbury School - a wonderful new school in Wellington New Zealand. The leadership team at this school made a priority of creating a library that is a fantastic modern learning environment, staffed by highly qualified educators and totally integrated into their new school
Preview and download the podcast A Guide to Digital Research on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
"focuses on supporting the digital research needs of students and teachers. The collection of assets will explore the steps from task to finished product. Students will learn digital citizenship and etiquette while they develop information literacy skills."
Young People identify the school library as an important, unique and valued area within the school. They ask that the BSF Programme look at what the library was for and how it was used.
They want the role of the library to be extended and promoted as a place to relax as well as learn. School libraries are particularly valued as quiet, calm spaces, encouraging and supporting informal learning and learner-directed research.
What are your students' priorities for learning environments? what can your library enhance or change to better respond to student needs? How are you measuring and documenting the effectiveness of your services on student outcomes?
“School libraries always have been interdisciplinary spaces deeply connected to the curriculum, instrumental in developing students' research and information literacy skills, and committed to creating an environment of free reading that supports lifelong learning and curiosity. These traditional roles and strengths are increasingly critical as society faces a deluge of digital information, and the lines between content user and content creator are blurred and even actively deconstructed.”
"School libraries always have been interdisciplinary spaces deeply connected to the curriculum, instrumental in developing students’ research and information literacy skills, and committed to creating an environment of free reading that supports lifelong learning and curiosity"
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