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Is school librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it?

Is school librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it? | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
While teacher librarians and school library services continue to adapt to the needs of their students and school community in response to student learning needs, the future is not always rosy. We h...
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How technology is shaping and changing libraries and librarianship, as well as ideas and inspiration about libraries and professional leadership.
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That 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket

That 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Stop thinking of Silicon Valley as an engineer's paradise. There's far more work for liberal arts majors -- who know how to sell and humanize.

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Public. Not Your Mother's Library | "library design" AN...

Public. Not Your Mother's Library | "library design" AN... | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
How Columbus, Ohio, is building community spaces for the 21st century

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School with no walls: Teaching in open learning environments in Denmark (Learning World: S5E41, 3/3)

Ørestad Gymnasium in Denmark has no walls, no classrooms and spaces that are only loosely defined by permeable borders. Classes are taking place in these ...

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, August 2, 8:28 PM

What an interesting and challenging teaching environment. I wonder how that would work here. I love the design of the school. Flexible learning is definitely the way of the future...

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25 Resources To Teach Programming With Scratch

25 Resources To Teach Programming With Scratch | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Try something new with your students this year. 

I normally don't like to create "click bait" blog post titles, but this one
seemed to fit. Twenty-five resources can be overwhelming, but there is a
good mix of different types of items. There are links to websites with
lesson plans, iOS apps, books, videos, and samples of student work to fit
your learning style. 

Scratch was developed by MIT a little over eight years ago. It uses a
visual programming language that is easy to start for stud

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Great way to start coding with your students!

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Top 100 Social Media Tools & Resources You Can Benefit From Today

Top 100 Social Media Tools & Resources You Can Benefit From Today | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Top 100 Social Media Tools & Resources You Can Benefit From Today   http://www.postcontrolmarketing.com/top-100-social-media-tools-resources-you-can-benefit-from-today/ "Social Media News & Insights Social Media Examiner: www.socialmediaexaminer.com Social Media Explorer: www.socialmediaexplorer.com Social Media Today: socialmediatoday.com Social Media Marketing Magazine: www.smmmagazine.com Chris Brogan: http://chrisbrogan.com/blog Hubspot’s Inbound Hub: blog.hubspot.com RazerSocial: www.razors

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, July 23, 8:07 AM

This article lists various tools to help any person or organization using social media.

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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
A look at the 10 most important work skills for the future.

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Corinne Chauffrut Werner 's curator insight, July 7, 3:51 AM

Etes vous prêt pour demain ?

Jean-Guy Frenette's curator insight, July 7, 8:35 AM

PDGLead

Lucia Red's curator insight, July 10, 7:18 AM

Very enlightening!

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A Step-by-Step Guide To Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat

A Step-by-Step Guide To Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
A few months ago we started up a new Twitter chat series, #Bufferchat. So far, we’ve talked about everything from productivity to social media monitoring and lots of other topics in between. These ...

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Handy knowledge to have!

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Top 14 Digital Storytelling Tools for Teaching & Learning

Top 14 Digital Storytelling Tools for Teaching & Learning | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling has become an essential part of modern world education system through which students learn a lot more than the traditional ways.

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I would add Powtoon to this list as well - a great tool for digital storytelling. www.powtoon.com 

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5 Sites for Anyone Interested in Learning to Make Games

5 Sites for Anyone Interested in Learning to Make Games | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Have you ever dreamed of making your own video game, but gotten stuck with every tool you've looked at? Here are five you can start with that aim to make the process as simple as possible – no programming necessary. We've shown you development tools you should learn to make your own games, but that…

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Marinhos's curator insight, May 11, 6:25 AM

Quando o professor cria jogos, eles se tornam mais contextualizados.

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Leaders Gather to Chart Future for Games in Education

Leaders Gather to Chart Future for Games in Education | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
The Games for Learning Summit drew some big names from across industries.

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10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom | Library Evolution | Scoop.it

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Jarrod Johnson's curator insight, March 20, 7:33 PM

Glad to see that most of these approaches are present in my classes.

Leon Marsden's curator insight, March 22, 2:45 AM

Excellent checklist. The best thing is - I need to work on a couple, especially transparent assessment. 

TWCLibrary's curator insight, March 25, 6:04 PM

A good pathway to achieving this.

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4 Things Every Student Must DO to Preserve their Work

4 Things Every Student Must DO to Preserve their Work | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
» 4 Things Every Student Must DO to Preserve their Work |

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A handy infographic, this one!

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Melissa Molitor's curator insight, March 10, 8:28 AM

Working towards paper-less instruction, this is important! When you save your work as a PDF, it is very difficult for others to alter it.

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Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.

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Kristie's curator insight, March 10, 9:23 AM

One stop shop for various resources on implementing social media into the classroom or professional development. I am particularly interested in the Social Media for Professional Leadership Development.

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University of Western Sydney Kingswood Campus Library

University of Western Sydney Kingswood Campus Library | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
COLLEGIATE, CONNECTED AND LIGHTFILLED:
A NEW CAMPUS LIBRARY FOR THE 21st CENTURY

A desire for a library incorporating worlds best practice, designed for the...

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Liking this one!  Inspiring workable learning spaces

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Anne Whisken's curator insight, August 3, 5:18 AM

Liking this one!  Inspiring workable learning spaces

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Public. Fun, Tech & Architecture - Norfolk Library Breaks The Mold

This library breaks the mold! The Slover library is the most technologically advanced library in the U.S.A. according to Mayor Paul D. Fraim as of the time of this ...

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This architect UNDERSTANDS libraries...a rare thing indeed.

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University. Transformed Space Invites Innovation, Research, Teaching and Learning to Transpire

Through recent renovations of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, an engaging innovative, experiential learning and collaboration environment ...

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Is Your Institution Prepared for Today’s Mobile Explosion?

Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education


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Not sure we are - we THINK we are, but I don't know....

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Fostering Creativity With Makerspaces

Fostering Creativity With Makerspaces | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
The creative possibilities of a school makerspace will become obvious once you find the space, find the money, find the tools, and find the students.

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Looking at basic makerspaces for our school library...

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How Do You Use Social Media? A 20-Something’s Theory of Social Media Niches

How Do You Use Social Media? A 20-Something’s Theory of Social Media Niches | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
With the widespread use of major social media platforms, it can be hard to understand why new ones keep being created. Could this be because each social network actually only fills one or two specific niches for users? Last Tuesday was an incredibly ordinary day for me – so imagine my surprise when, as I…

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If you want to grow your business, you should definitely check this out. It helped me a lot. https://smartican.com/growthroughsmartican/
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Two Suggested Screencasting Tools for Communicating Information

Two Suggested Screencasting Tools for Communicating Information | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
May is a busy month. In lieu of my normal weekly newsletters for staff, I have elected to use a few screencasting applications to communicate information. Screencasts are brief video recordings tha...

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I love this idea. I could send a booktalk video to staff of suggested holiday reading instead of my usual newsletter!  Time to play!

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The Future of Live Tutoring on the Internet

The Future of Live Tutoring on the Internet | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
As technology will continue to chip away business opportunities for online tutors Kirsten takes a look at the future of live tutoring on the Internet.

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As someone currently studying a university course online, I found this very interesting indeed. I have no access to online tutoring at all, yet my counterparts who attend live lectures DO. I have asked about the availablity of such session, but it is usually met with comments about inadequate/unreliable technology or not being able to find a time that everyone can be part of the session...to me, since I am paying the same fees as those attending in person, this is NOT good enough!

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Daniel C. Renson's curator insight, May 15, 4:51 PM

Online tutoring

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The Best Features in Microsoft's New Windows 10

The Best Features in Microsoft's New Windows 10 | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
The next Windows update has finally arrived! Microsoft released more details at today's Build 2015 conference about Windows 10 (apparently Windows 9 was surpassed altogether), a comprehensive operating system that will run across all kinds of devices.

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Interesting that version 9 didn't even get a run. Let's hope 10 lives up to the hype!

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Ursula Sola de Hinestrosa's curator insight, April 30, 9:10 PM

Windows 10

Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 1, 1:48 PM

This article shares some of the best features in Microsoft's next operating system, Windows 10.

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How To Create A Google Drive Classroom

How To Create A Google Drive Classroom | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
How To Create A Google Drive Classroom

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Fenia's curator insight, March 25, 2:17 PM

Just trying to work more with Google Drive and integrated Google slides. Interesting ideas for a better Googe Drive integration in classroom.

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Tab Overload: 10 Tips For Working With Lots of Browser Tabs (Great tips to save you time!)

Tab Overload: 10 Tips For Working With Lots of Browser Tabs (Great tips to save you time!) | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Too many browser tabs! It’s a problem everyone has at some point. For all the window-management tricks built into our desktops, we often just use a single browser window packed with tabs.

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I totally needed this one - what a great little tip!

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New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit

New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit | Library Evolution | Scoop.it
Devices in the Classroom, Part 2

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