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Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie in a Pyramid

If you're watching videos with your preschooler and would like to do so in a safe, child-friendly environment, please join us at http://www.sesamestreet.org ...

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Rene Guitart's curator insight, September 6, 2013 9:04 AM

How Egyptologists are born.

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STEM  get  archaeology on with preschoolers... 

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STEAM, a Pinterest Board

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SLJ’s STEAM-themed page on Pinterest. We’re all for hands-on learning, and libraries, both school and public, are uniquely suited to host activities around STEAM, a concept incorporating arts into STEM (science, technology, and math) that’s gaining...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, October 7, 2013 7:30 AM

Looks like a great spot to keep bookmarked for revisiting often! Great ideas creatively presented.

Valinda Carroll's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:55 PM

While not specifically about art conservation, STEAM can include art conservation topics. I am excited about the recent STEAM initiatives at RISD and other places where they are trying to show the need for art in the curriculum.

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23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report.

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Tweet Tweet Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their...

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NPR Tell Me More Interview 

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Today, I was honored to be a part of the Tell Me More Education panel thanks to my friend Superintendent   Scott Rocco who recommended me. It was such an amazing experience where I learned a lot...

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Powerful to hear from a librarian on NPR---

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gwynethjones's curator insight, September 7, 2013 4:10 PM

I love it when cool school librarians make it to NPR!!

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5 Great New Digital Storytelling Apps for Kids ...

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"Stories were the first medium through which knowledge was transformed from one generation to the other.

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stories are timeless, regardless of the format
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15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad - TeachThought

15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad - TeachThought | Library Learning | Scoop.it

"Creating books on the iPad doesn’t seem like the first thing you might do with one of the popular little tablets, but it’s really quite capable of doing so provided you’re not trying to write the next great novel."


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Tamra Dollar's curator insight, July 18, 2013 12:21 PM

This is my new tech tool kit for my creative writing class.

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16 Apps That Motivate Kids to Read

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Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.

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How To Add Rigor To Anything

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How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment Rigor is a fundamental piece of any learning experience. It is also among the most troublesome due to its relativity. Rigorous for whom? And more importantly,...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, September 27, 2013 2:01 PM

I love the rubric that goes with this article. This will be a great tool to use with teacher collaborations.

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Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie in a Pyramid

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Rene Guitart's curator insight, September 6, 2013 9:04 AM

How Egyptologists are born.

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STEM  get  archaeology on with preschoolers... 

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ThingLink in Education

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Thing Link lets you create interactive images for use in teaching. Use Thing Link in education with a background in pedagogical reflections.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, June 23, 2013 8:53 AM

Cool!

Crystal Steele Joyce's curator insight, June 25, 2013 7:39 PM

Great tool to use in any curriculum :)

 

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50 Apps for Librarians


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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, August 20, 2013 11:24 PM

Apps for the English speaking population (and not local apps) but on the basis of that summary; a very useful list for all to check out!

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reading apps

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Peggy Creighton is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.

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State Of America's School Libraries

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Providing our children with the best educational resources and empowering all our children to access, evaluate, and use information for academic and personal learning - this is the critical mission of school libraries and librarians.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 15, 2013 1:50 PM

Maureen Sullivan, president of the American Library Association, gives an overview of the state of play for school libraries in the USA. Constant cut budgetary cutbacks will have a long term effect on the education of our young people.

 

"School librarians make a significant difference in student achievement and their work is a critical component of the success of all of our children."

Lourense Das's curator insight, April 17, 2013 2:17 AM

Maureen Sullivan, president of the American Library Association, provides overview of the situation of school libraries in the USA.

Paula Correia's curator insight, April 29, 2013 8:26 AM

Maureen Sullivan é a presidente da Associação Americana de Bibliotecas (ALA). 

"The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with 58,000 members. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information."

Providing our children with the best educational resources and empowering all our children to access, evaluate, and use information for academic and personal learning - this is the critical mission of school libraries and librarians.

Proporcionar aos nossos alunos os melhores recursos educacionais e capacitá-los para aceder, avaliar e usar a informação em contexto académico ou pessoal-  é a missão fundamental das bibliotecas escolares e bibliotecários.