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School libraries: A shift to digital | eSchool News | eSchool News

School libraries are making a noticeable shift toward digital collections in an effort to keep up with 21st century student collaboration.
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This makes for interesting reading and further endorses the importance of Librarians in schools!

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How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities

How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities | Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries are experimenting with some exciting ways to inspire and engage the community by creating meeting and maker spaces with old technology and new.

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Inspiring the maker movement in UK education

Inspiring the maker movement in UK education | Libraries | Scoop.it
UK based 3D printing companies like MakerClub are trying to inspire the maker movement in education by encouraging kids to 3D print.

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.... people ...... that see the benefit of educating the nations youth in 3D design and future manufacturing .....

 

Guest post: Thanks to @Inside3DP.com for the scoop.

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Interesting
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Learning is an experience.

Learning is an experience. | Libraries | Scoop.it
"Learning is an experience. Everything else is just information."

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CalvinS ILE's curator insight, November 7, 9:40 AM

Doing something that excites you is an experience like no other. Why can't education be this way? It's up to you to make your future the best it can be.

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Don't just read, listen: Scribd adds audio books - CNET

Don't just read, listen: Scribd adds audio books - CNET | Libraries | Scoop.it
The company is adding 30,000 audiobooks to its $9 monthly e-book subscription service.
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Ebooks to surpass print books in the US and UK by 2018 (chart)

Ebooks to surpass print books in the US and UK by 2018 (chart) | Libraries | Scoop.it
Consumer book sales in 2018 – ebook vs print / chart by The EconomistA study by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that sales of ebooks will surpass print books by 2018 – but only in the US and UK.
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Kashmir gets its first online book store - Kashmir Reader

Kashmir gets its first online book store - Kashmir Reader | Libraries | Scoop.it
Srinagar: In a first, an online store selling books was launched in Kashmir on Monday.
The Kashmir Book Trust inaugurated its first online book store under the domain www.onlinebookstore.in.net.
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New Efficient Social Media Librarian: 10+ Awesome Resources to Populate Library Social Media – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Efficient Social Media Librarian: 10+ Awesome Resources to Populate Library Social Media – Stephen's Lighthouse | Libraries | Scoop.it
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A Must Have Tool for Book Lovers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Tool for Book Lovers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries | Scoop.it
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Great tool for anyone doing further study.

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5 Types Of Free Content Riches You Can Dig Up At The Internet Archive

5 Types Of Free Content Riches You Can Dig Up At The Internet Archive | Libraries | Scoop.it
The Internet Archive is a non-profit organization based in the United States that keeps a variety of old content alive on the web for future access. What kind of content can you dig up, and why should you care? You're about to find out. Rescue Old Web Content In the year 2012, quite a long…

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The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries | Scoop.it
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We Are Teachers

We Are Teachers | Libraries | Scoop.it
Learn how brain differences affect struggling readers, and steps teachers can take to address those differences in the classroom.
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Teacher librarians on borrowed time as pages turn on reading sources

Teacher librarians on borrowed time as pages turn on reading sources | Libraries | Scoop.it

Dianne Ruffles has worked in school libraries for more than 30 years and believes her job is more important than ever.


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Academic citation practices need to be modernized so that all references are digital and lead to full texts.

Academic citation practices need to be modernized so that all references are digital and lead to full texts. | Libraries | Scoop.it
Researchers and academics spend a lot of time documenting the sources of the ideas, methods and evidence they have drawn on in their own writings. But Patrick Dunleavy writes that our existing cita...
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Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain | Libraries | Scoop.it
The growing field of educational neuroscience, converging developmental psychology, cognitive science, and education, can help teachers and school leaders rethink how they approach assessments. While some of its initial findings merely support what educators have intuitively believed, it is also challenging many assumptions and providing new insight into best educational practices, especially regarding assessment.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 29, 3:51 PM

Assessments-- high stakes testing in particular, have changed the learning environments of classrooms across the country. 


This insightful article may help everyone gain a better understanding of what the research says about teaching and learning.

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Vanessa Monell Mercado's curator insight, November 2, 7:41 AM

I want to do a PhD on Educational Neuroscience, any suggestions? Not for the money, but for the learning and helping educators part!

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17 Writers On The Importance Of Reading

17 Writers On The Importance Of Reading | Libraries | Scoop.it
"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them." -- Lemony Snicket
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Moscow's Metro Stations Are Turning Into E-Libraries - MINA

Moscow's Metro Stations Are Turning Into E-Libraries - MINA | Libraries | Scoop.it
Internet News Agency with daily news from Macedonia, the Balkans and Around the world. Information on Health, Economy, Politics, Environment, Sports.
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Comment on Maker Movement: Let Them Build it & They’ll Learn! by Kids Will Be Kids: 8 Easy Strategies to Engage Students | Catlin Tucker, Honors English Teacher

Comment on Maker Movement: Let Them Build it & They’ll Learn! by Kids Will Be Kids: 8 Easy Strategies to Engage Students | Catlin Tucker, Honors English Teacher | Libraries | Scoop.it
[…] wrote a blog about incorporating elements of the Maker Movement into my English class this year. For example, […]
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My Site

My Site | Libraries | Scoop.it
Be sure to join us for a Google+ Hangout and Twitter chat on October 22 at 8 PM EST. Our guest will be Diana Rendina and the topic will be makerspaces in your school library. The hashtag for the...
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20 Libraries That Changed the World | OEDB.org

20 Libraries That Changed the World | OEDB.org | Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries — especially those open to the public — perfectly embody the idea that education and culture exist as a basic human right, not the exclusive doma
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Watch: 'Men, gender equality is your issue too': Emma Watson delivers a powerful speech at the UN about ending gender inequality

Watch: 'Men, gender equality is your issue too': Emma Watson delivers a powerful speech at the UN about ending gender inequality | Libraries | Scoop.it
Emma Watson talks about the misconceptions surrounding feminism and gender equality at UN.
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Great inspiring talk from Emma.

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21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills | Libraries | Scoop.it
Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into eve...
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These are awesome.  Thanks to WeAreTeachers.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, September 23, 1:52 AM

I like this too! Some really useful ideas. 

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, September 23, 1:12 PM

Always nice to be reminded!

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Teacher librarians on borrowed time as pages turn on reading sources

Teacher librarians on borrowed time as pages turn on reading sources | Libraries | Scoop.it
Dianne Ruffles has worked in school libraries for more than 30 years and believes her job is more important than ever.
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