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This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes | Elite Daily

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes | Elite Daily | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in "stealth mode" for three years, tinkering with their program and leasing it out to different ebooks, apps, and other platforms.
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The Future of Libraries: Harvard Students Are Thinking Outside the Box

The Future of Libraries: Harvard Students Are Thinking Outside the Box | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
The Graduate School of Design’s Library Test Kitchen is pushing the boundaries of traditional thinking in the library community.

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ICT wiki for Association of Independent Schools NSW

ICT wiki for Association of Independent Schools NSW | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it

The Association of Independent Schools NSW Australia (AIS) offers a range of professional development opportunities for teachers in independent schools in NSW. These include in school consultancies, professional development workshops and conferences. For lastest news and information please visit the Information Technology pageof the AIS NSW website.


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Information, services and resources for teachers in independent schools in NSW, Australia.

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Plagiarism and the link: How the web makes attribution easier -- and more complicated

Plagiarism and the link: How the web makes attribution easier -- and more complicated | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
The controversy over writer Nate Thayer’s failure to credit his sources, which some alleged amounted to plagiarism, is just part of an ongoing debate over how we use — and give credit for — information in a digital age.
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The story of the library with a garden

The story of the library with a garden | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Two architects in their 20s have beaten a field of experienced international rivals to design a major new public space in Sydney. Their design has a "community living room" theme.
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Web 2.0 Annotation and Bookmarking Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected 10 annotation and bookmarking tools
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Guidelines for Professional Library/Information Educational Programs - 2012 | IFLA

Guidelines for Professional Library/Information Educational Programs - 2012 | IFLA | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
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Tales from a Loud Librarian: Policy Change for School Libraries in Louisiana

Tales from a Loud Librarian: Policy Change for School Libraries in Louisiana | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it

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"Excuse me? I am not important? Library resources are not important for educating our students? I beg to differ. I offer so much to the faculty and students at my school. I opened the library in 2006 with 1800 books on the shelves....."

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'Keep it Tame' campaign to promote online safety and measure behaviour change in young people

'Keep it Tame' campaign to promote online safety and measure behaviour change in young people | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Announcing an unprecedented online campaign targeting Australian teenagers, drawing attention to the consequences of thoughtless and hurtful use of social media and empowering them to act with respect online.
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Teens React to Chilling Cyberbullying Video

Teens React to Chilling Cyberbullying Video | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
An emotional reaction video to the viral cyberbullying clip uploaded to YouTube by Amanda Todd, a student later found dead, showcases a range of emotions.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Future Libraries and 17 Forms of Information Replacing Books

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Future Libraries and 17 Forms of Information Replacing Books | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
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The Library of the Future Is Here

The Library of the Future Is Here | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
It's got 3-D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, and its own roast coffee, named "shush."
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How to teach … esafety and digital citizenship

How to teach … esafety and digital citizenship | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
This week the Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help you teach pupils how to stay safe – and how to conduct yourself - online
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Penguin Makes Exciting Announcement About eBook Lending

Penguin Makes Exciting Announcement About eBook Lending | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — The publisher of Khaled Hosseini, Harlan Coben and other popular authors has decided that it's comfortable with letting libraries offer e-book editions of brand new releases.
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Mobile learning: “We cannot continue to live in the pre-digital era" | Education | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Mobile learning: “We cannot continue to live in the pre-digital era" | Education | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
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Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students | MindShift

Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students | MindShift | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Some of the most important subject areas and activities we want students to learn are the very ones that are left out of many schools: the arts, computer progra
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Tips And Tools To Protect Your Child Online/Keeping Your Children Safe Online

Tips And Tools To Protect Your Child Online/Keeping Your Children Safe Online | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Security on the internet is a growing concern. In a context where the Internet community is increasing in leaps. and several billion pages are uploaded to the web every day, its hard to keep track of everything thats out there.
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How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World?

How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Educators are always striving to find ways to make curriculum relevant in students’ everyday lives. More and more teachers are using social media around les
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Energy Savers | Renewable energy

Energy Savers is an online resource with fun and engaging teaching activities to help teach your students about saving energy and features:

curriculum connectionssupport materialsactivity sheetscross-curricula lesson and activity ideasinteractive whiteboard (IWB) compatibility.

The resource material is designed for middle to upper primary and lower middle years students.


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Resources provided by an electricity supplier - Origin.

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The Role of Fiction in the High School English Language Arts Classroom

The Role of Fiction in the High School English Language Arts Classroom | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Said plainly, stories, drama, poetry, and other literature account for the majority of reading that students will do in the high school ELA classroom.
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Meet the man behind “Is Twitter Wrong?” who helped debunk fake pictures during Hurricane Sandy

Meet the man behind “Is Twitter Wrong?” who helped debunk fake pictures during Hurricane Sandy | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
Yesterday was a big day for citizen journalism. At one point during the storm users were posting 10 pictures to Instagram every second, and check out this dizzying website that displays in real-tim...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Must Have App Evaluation Rubric for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Must Have App Evaluation Rubric for Teachers | Libraries in the future | Scoop.it
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