Libraries
Follow
Find
323 views | +0 today
 

From around the web

Libraries
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Koalas hug trees because they're cool - Futurity

Koalas hug trees because they're cool - Futurity | Libraries | Scoop.it
Scientists have used thermal imaging to discover that koalas cope with extreme heat by resting against cooler tree trunks.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Is recess the most important class of the day? - Futurity

Is recess the most important class of the day? - Futurity | Libraries | Scoop.it
Recess is more than just a chance for kids to play and have fun. A high-quality recess can help students feel safe and ready to learn, experts say.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals: longlists announced - Telegraph

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals: longlists announced - Telegraph | Libraries | Scoop.it
Meg Rosoff, Geraldine McCaughrean, Patrick Ness and Chris Riddell among children's authors and illustrators in the running for the coveted medals
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Yes, It Matters If The Science In Your Science Fiction Story Is Accurate - io9

Yes, It Matters If The Science In Your Science Fiction Story Is Accurate - io9 | Libraries | Scoop.it
There's been a lot of debate lately over whether science fiction needs accurate science -- or whether it's even worth discussing the accuracy of science in science fiction. What kind of person expects a science textbook instead of just a fun romp?
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from School Library Advocacy
Scoop.it!

Information Literacy: Why Is It Important? - YouTube

Information Literacy: Why Is It Important? http://t.co/u3RfXRmivy

Via Karen Bonanno
Linda Denty's insight:

This is very worthwhile watching!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Australian author Colleen McCullough dies aged 77

Australian author Colleen McCullough dies aged 77 | Libraries | Scoop.it
Internationally acclaimed author Colleen McCullough has died in hospital on Norfolk Island aged 77.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

History made as best film honours shared at AACTA awards

History made as best film honours shared at AACTA awards | Libraries | Scoop.it
For the first time, two films share top honours at the AACTA awards in Sydney last night.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from 21st Century School Libraries
Scoop.it!

13 Literary and Book Related Prints and Posters

13 Literary and Book Related Prints and Posters | Libraries | Scoop.it

Bookish, Literary, and Book Related Prints and Posters for decoration your house, office, library, and walls.


Via Bookmarking Librarian
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from Digital Collaboration and the 21st C.
Scoop.it!

Libraries vs the digital divide | Reading, Writing, Research

Libraries vs the digital divide | Reading, Writing, Research | Libraries | Scoop.it
Some people have computers and fast Web access at home. Some don't. Why does that matter and how are libraries working against this digital divide?

Via Sue Myburgh
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from E-Learning and Online Teaching
Scoop.it!

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.

Via Dennis T OConnor
more...
Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 29, 2014 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.

ajinugraha's curator insight, November 1, 2014 12:13 AM

http://manfaatbuahdansayuran.oherbal.net/2014/11/01/manfaat-bawang-merah-untuk-berbagai-penyakit/

Vanessa Monell Mercado's curator insight, November 2, 2014 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!

Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Welcome to New York: the city of dreams in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Welcome to New York: the city of dreams in the 70s and 80s – in pictures | Libraries | Scoop.it
Camilo José Vergara has spent four decades documenting the changing landscapes of US cities.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from 21st Century School Libraries
Scoop.it!

School Libraries Vital to Literacy Rates Among Students

School Libraries Vital to Literacy Rates Among Students | Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries present an interesting conundrum to policy makers and patrons alike. A Pew Internet study, for example, showed just how mixed-up the sentiments

Via Bookmarking Librarian
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Benefits of Reading Infographic

Benefits of Reading Infographic | Libraries | Scoop.it
82 delicious layer, 12 hours of work dedicated to those who adore reading and book. Feel free to share it, and if you wish to make a print of this for educational purposes, don't hesitate to contac...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

Skip the fairy tales, and tell your daughter science bedtime stories - PBS NewsHour

Skip the fairy tales, and tell your daughter science bedtime stories - PBS NewsHour | Libraries | Scoop.it
I was never very good at science. Mostly because it was taught to me the same way math was taught to me: It wasn’t. I mean it was, technically.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from Digital Collaboration and the 21st C.
Scoop.it!

Libraries, immigrants, and digital literacy | Reading, Writing, Research

Libraries, immigrants, and digital literacy | Reading, Writing, Research | Libraries | Scoop.it
Lots of people have trouble learning to use computers and the Internet. Immigrants have special problems. Libraries are devising creative ways to help.Source: www.allpurposeguru.comSee on Scoop.it ...

Via Sue Myburgh
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint

5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint | Libraries | Scoop.it
This Mashable article by Elizabeth Palermo warns us about the 5 key places to look for our digital footprint that we may not have considered.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from Educational Technology News
Scoop.it!

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.

Via EDTC@UTB
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Linda Denty from Tech Latest
Scoop.it!

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.

Via Peter Azzopardi
more...
Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, November 10, 2014 9:03 AM

.... 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.

Carl Boel's comment, November 12, 2014 9:05 AM
Interesting
Rescooped by Linda Denty from Teacher's corner
Scoop.it!

Learning is an experience.

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

Via TeachThought, Suvi Salo
more...
CalvinS ILE's curator insight, November 7, 2014 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.

Scooped by Linda Denty
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.