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Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library

Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it
Tweet A makerspace (sometimes also referred to as a hackerspace, hackspace or hacklab) is a location where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, electronics, engine...
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Facilitating learning in libraries through makerspaces

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Digital Citizenship| The Committed Sardine

Digital Citizenship| The Committed Sardine | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

Andrew Churches asks how we teach Global Digital Citizenship.

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On returning from Doha « NeverEndingSearch

On returning from Doha « NeverEndingSearch | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

The International Association of School Librarianship conference in DOHA - Joyce Valenza's neverendingsearch column -school library journal

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Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains?

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains? | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it
A group of Harvard researchers is teaming up with schools in Oakland, Calif. to explore how kids learn through making.

Have you started to consider the possibilties for Makerspaces in your library?

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School Library Monthly - Curation

School librarians can use curation as a tool to position themselves as information and communication authorities and information professionals.
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New Perspectives on Information Literacy

Two devoted book lovers, Catherine A. Cardno of Education Week Commentary and Amy Wickner of the EPE Library, write about new releases and trends in the K-12 education-publishing arena.
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8 Tips for the Care & Feeding of the Reluctant Tech User | The Daring Librarian

8 Tips for the Care & Feeding of the Reluctant Tech User | The Daring Librarian | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

Nurturing collaboration with educational colleagues

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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age...
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The Role of the Teacher Librarian (Library Media Specialist) BACIRC

The Role of the Teacher Librarian (Library Media Specialist) BACIRC | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

 Alinda Sheerman:  Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year 2012 

This prestigious national award recognises and honours an exceptional Australian teacher librarian in a school setting whose professional practice has a positive impact on student achievement and information literacy. ASLA describes the role of a teacher librarian as having three key professional areas: professional knowledge, professional practice and professional commitment.


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Transliteracy & the School Library Program --

Transliteracy & the School Library Program -- | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

he learner who is transliterate builds knowledge, communicates, and interacts across a range of platforms, tools, and media.

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School Libraries: Excellence in Practice Viscount Primary School (High Res)

Viscount School in Mangere, Auckland supports students' learning and literacy through excellent library services. Teacher in the Library: Fran Mes is well su...
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The library service at Viscount School in south Auckland is a model for schools exploring how they can add significant value to their learning community through a well staffed, technology rich library learning envirnoment.
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Library as Incubator Project |

Library as Incubator Project | | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

Creative collaboration spaces based in libraries!  Makerspaces with an Arts focus  - another of the faces of the library of the future

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"National Assessment Program : ICT Literacy Years 6 and 10 report 2011" by John Ainley, Julian Fraillon et al.

Under the Australian National Assessment Program, national samples of Year 6 and Year 10 students were assessed to determine their levels of confidence, creativity and skill development in the use of information and communication technologies.

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Strategic Directions for School Libraries

How will education libraries best serve their communities in 2015? Why do we need to organise information more effectively? SCIS and CSU slideshare

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Derek's Blog » Thinking about BYOD

Derek's Blog » Thinking about BYOD | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

BYOD in schools, some of the issues. How will your school libary support students in a BYOD environment? 

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Information Literacy is an essential skill in the workplace | Florida Institute of Technology

Information Literacy is an essential skill in the workplace | Florida Institute of Technology | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

Are your students learning the Information Literacy skills required for the workplace?

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Blue Skies thinking- SLANZA Collected #*

Blue Skies thinking for school libraries - Read this thought provoking edition of Collected magazine

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Library digitisation a bonus | Australian Teacher Magazine - No.1 national education sector publication

Library digitisation a bonus | Australian Teacher Magazine - No.1 national education sector publication | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

Dr Jill Abell, talks about the practicalities and benefits of setting up a digital school library. We wanted a 24/7 service for the whole school community.The library staff add value to the service by enhancing the record discovery and retrieval of titles

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Why Tablets Are Important for Educating Our Children | GeekDad | Wired.com

Why Tablets Are Important for Educating Our Children | GeekDad | Wired.com | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it
The other night I was at a information evening at my children's school here in Melbourne, Australia.

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Rutgers Beginner's Guide to Research

Research information Online Tutorial - 

Selecting topics

Finding sources

Selecting keywords

citations

evauations

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Re-Visioning A School Library | Connected Principals

This year we have embarked on the process of updating our Media Resource Centre to better meet the needs of our students and teachers as they full immerse in the data rich world we live in. The first step was the hiring a new Media Resource Teacher/librarian/technology coordinator – call it our version of a “Techbrarian” This teacher has already embarked on some interesting shifts in practice to support students and teachers and transform the space to be even more functional.Here is listing of some the initiatives that have begun or will be beginning soon:


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Teachers and Social Media| The Committed Sardine

Teachers and Social Media| The Committed Sardine | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

 The model of digital citizenship that we use:

 

Looking after yourself – respect and protect yourself

Looking after others – respect and protect others

Looking after property – respect and protect intellectual property

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School | School libraries and learning | Scoop.it

 seven steps (and a roundup of valuable resources)  to help bring social media in your classroom.

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School Libraries: Excellence in Practice. Ormiston Senior College

National Library of NZ showcases the library and its services at Ormiston Senior College in Auckland New Zealand. Rose Nisbit and Diana Patience as well as s...
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