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School Libraries: Excellence in Practice at Amesbury School

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...
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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

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Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | School Library Journal

Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | School Library Journal | Libraries and Learning | Scoop.it
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Student achievement suffers without full time school librarians. The graphic clearly shows the impact of a full time school librarian on literacy outcomes

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21st Century Librarianship Is Not For Casual Librarians

21st Century Librarianship Is Not For Casual Librarians | Libraries and Learning | Scoop.it
I commute to work about 30 minutes through city streets and Interstate. I am not a casual driver. My pilot training and experience gave me a sense of driving with precision and purpose, as well as driving defensively and decisively.
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Reading Together Ohaeawai School

School librarian Liz Christensen talks about how the role school library has been a critical success factor in supporting literacy development at Ohaeawai Sc...
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Watch this short video to learn how one rural primary school is Creating Readers through its amazing library service and the Reading Together (TM) programme

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L2_S2S's curator insight, March 18, 2013 4:52 PM

Fantastic library services coupled with the Reading Together (TM) programme get fabulous results for student literacy in rural northland

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100 Things Kids Will Miss ( if they don't have a Teacher Librarian in their school)

100 Things Kids Will Miss ( if they don't have a Teacher Librarian in their school) | Libraries and Learning | Scoop.it

To start with...

1.Books that are professionally selected to meet school and personal needs.

2.Equitable access to computers and other forms of technology.

3.Someone to talk to and someone who listens – the school librarian.

4.A place to get help when they need it. A place to assemble with their friends openly


Via Lourense Das, Ann Vega, Dr. Laura Sheneman, Virginia Pavlovich, Les Howard, Andrea Zeitz, GwynethJones
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Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, February 23, 2013 4:07 PM
Let's use it (our unique skill set) :)
Lucy Beaton's comment, February 24, 2013 5:53 PM
Use it or lose it!
Alejandro Tortolini's curator insight, February 27, 2013 1:22 PM

Cosas que los niños extrañarán si su escuela no tiene un Bibliotecario.

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What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning

What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning | Libraries and Learning | Scoop.it

If you are an educator, surely you know that technology has and will continue to have an incredible impact on learning. The talks are split into the following categories:
* General - learn about making technology work in education and more. * Sharing education - exploring open, shared education. * Creativity and innovation - new ways to foster innovition and the creative spirit. *Internet and new media - how does the Internet and new media impact teaching and learning? * Leadership -new leadership skills. *Educational technology - explore technology made for education. * Brain and Psychology - how does the brain work? * Technology education - what is the state of technology education? * Teaching methods - check out innovative teaching methods. * Institution - how does technology impact institutions.


Via Beth Dichter, NikolaosKourakos, Anu Ojaranta, Karen Bonanno
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Ken Morrison's comment, September 29, 2012 9:23 PM
Thank you for the rescoop. It looks like you have a great site here!
Ken Morrison's comment, October 2, 2012 8:39 PM
Thank you for the rescoop Charles
Ken Morrison's comment, October 2, 2012 8:39 PM
Thank you for the rescoop Charles