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Hawaii's Private School - Pre-K-12 - Mid-Pacific Institute

Hawaii's Private School - Pre-K-12 - Mid-Pacific Institute | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Located in the heart of Manoa on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii, Mid-Pacific Institute (Mid-Pac) is one of Hawaii's oldest private college prep schools. Serving Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle and High School
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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think
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The Evolution Of Violin Design: How Stradivarius Won The PR War

The Evolution Of Violin Design: How Stradivarius Won The PR War | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it

How Using techniques used to study plants, a scientist charts the evolution of violin design over the last 500 years.

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"Knowledge" is cultural.

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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future

4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Has technology rendered the library obsolete? It doesn't seem so. Instead, centers for higher learning are finding ways to reinvigorate them.
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Ebola! Ebola! Ebola!

Ebola! Ebola! Ebola! | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Not too long ago I came upon a blog posting on Washington Post’s The Intersect by Caitlin Dewey (October 2, 2014) with the catchy title/subtitle "Popular on Amazon: Wildly Misleading Self-Published...
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Librarian as Innovator: Best Websites - YouTube

15 Websites in 15 Minutes(ish). AASL Fall Forum 2014, Librarian as Innovator, AASL Best Websites Committee
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Past Google's first page: Gauging students' global search skills | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

Past Google's first page: Gauging students' global search skills | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2 | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
How can students truly leverage Google, and examine their own searching skills, to deepen their research experiences?
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Citation Theory - A recap

Citation Theory - A recap | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Thanks for all for your help last week as I prepared a block class on citation theory for our three AP Language classes. It was surprisingly the most fun that I have had with a class all year becau...
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Library & Capstone, like PB&J

Library & Capstone, like PB&J | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
The Capstone Project, loosely defined as an independent project, typically completed during junior or senior year, allowing a student to complete an in depth study or exploration of something that ...
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Does Your Classroom Tell a Story?

Does Your Classroom Tell a Story? | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Bringing objects and props into your classroom can create a world of curiosity and wonder for you and your students.
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20 Quotes From Children’s Books Every Adult Should Know

20 Quotes From Children’s Books Every Adult Should Know | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
It's interesting how some of life's greatest lessons can be found in children's literature. And chances are that we did not realize th... | Featured Life
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3 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Libraries as Enablers of Pedagogical and Curricular Change (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Libraries as Enablers of Pedagogical and Curricular Change (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online
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EasyBib: The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer

Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.
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Pre-Search and Mindmapping to Narrow a Topic Focus

Pre-Search and Mindmapping to Narrow a Topic Focus | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
In my last post, I shared how we were moving deeper with our second round of more targeted pre-search after students had narrowed topic choices to one from their work with the first phase of pre-se...
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Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner's Guide - Smashing Magazine

Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner's Guide - Smashing Magazine | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Information architecture (IA) is one of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before. In this article, Pierre Croft discusses card sorting, a tried and true technique for doing just that, and also goes through some practical tips for running a card-sorting session.
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The Wicked Academic: Annotate This!

The Wicked Academic: Annotate This! | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
How to Write An Annotated Bibliography, Annotated Bib, Citation, Annotation, APA, MLA, Chicago, Champlain College - Lennoxville, Department of Humanities, Humanities, Champlain College, DEC, Annotate This!,Dana Bisignani and Allen Brizee, Purdue OWL, RefWorks, Citation, Annotation, R-Score in Quebec, Robert DeNiro, Teachable Moments, Peer to Peer Learning, Social Sciences, The Beast Within,Bishop’s University John Bassett Memorial Library, Keep Calm and Ask For Help,
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