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So, Who’s Teaching Children About Digital Citizenship?

So, Who’s Teaching Children About Digital Citizenship? | library life | Scoop.it

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teaching digital citizenship

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, January 16, 12:55 PM

Understand the true power of information literacy instruction.

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The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic)

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic) | library life | Scoop.it

Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as one may think. The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic clarifies and explains some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have.


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Lourense Das's curator insight, July 19, 5:33 AM

Characteristics of a digitally competent teacher (and school librarian) [infographic]

Glenda Morris's curator insight, July 19, 11:55 AM

Applies equally well to a digitally competent teacher librarian

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 20, 11:41 AM

I think I am, I think I am!

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Leading Learning | Standards of Practice

Leading Learning | Standards of Practice | library life | Scoop.it

Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014 presents a model for the development and implementation of the school library as a library learning commons. It provides educators with a common set of standards of practice for moving forward. CLA President Marie DeYoung stated that the organization considers this publication as a “definitive learning support that is critical for all Canadian schools.”


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 4, 5:09 PM

Our Canadian friends have so many good ideas. All we have to do is learn to listen.

Lourense Das's curator insight, June 15, 6:27 AM

Leading Learning:  Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014. Must-read for all school library professionals & Principals!

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | library life | Scoop.it

Are you looking for some web tools to investigate this summer?  Take a look at the 50 tech tools listed below to get started. If you click on the button, it will take you to the website or app.  If there is a picture, you can click there to get an example of what some of the tools do.


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Melissa Vee Rentchler 's curator insight, June 22, 9:21 PM

Thank you!

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 23, 10:49 AM

Adding to your toolbox!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 14, 6:06 AM

Good list.

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12 Books for Summer

12 Books for Summer | library life | Scoop.it
Produced by Shaun at Forge Valley School - wonderful use of Prezi and exciting way to promote books!
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indeed wonderful use of Prezi and exciting way to promote books!

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10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic

10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic | library life | Scoop.it
Every year has its standouts, right? 2007 had the original iPhone, and 2010 had the iPad. But what has 2014 offered us in terms of awesome technology thus far? There’s been some chatter about things like Google Glass, but I have yet to see any notable number of folks walking around donning their Google specs. …
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Connected Librarians Day

Connected Librarians Day | library life | Scoop.it
Connected Librarians Day 2014 information coming soon...

This year, as a Library 2.013 pre-conference event for K-12 and Teacher Librarians (and anyone else w…
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great initiative

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Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners

Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners | library life | Scoop.it

Easily Create online Presentations, animations, animated HTML5 banners, infographics and other rich visual content free in your browser.


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another great tool for students to create online presentations and animations

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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, June 13, 2:40 AM

This looks really nice and is very easy to use. Could easily prepare some nice materials and share with students using this tool. 

Daniel Compton's curator insight, June 14, 9:37 AM

Another PowerPoint alternative

Sergei Polovin's curator insight, June 17, 8:32 AM

Great tool!

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What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like?

What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like? | library life | Scoop.it
A school library blossoms from a quiet reading and research space to a full-scale "Learning Commons."
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“Learning Commons” are buzzing, which suits the new breed of librarians - quiet libraries are out-dated

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Challenge Based Learning in a High School Classroom


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this is challenge based learning - we all benefit

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 1, 12:46 PM

Students tackle a challenging question transport and the environment. The learning process is presented in this short video. 

Lourense Das's curator insight, May 3, 7:07 AM

A challenging question and how to do research, including the learning process. A highschool example on transport and the environment. [video]

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Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill

Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill | library life | Scoop.it
4 themes for school libraries in 2014 by by Dr. Valerie Hill. The four areas for the future of School Libraries that Dr. Hill outlines are: Critical Thinking Constructivist Learning Collaboration D...

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School Libraries of the future

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Lourense Das's curator insight, March 19, 7:54 AM

New focus points for school libraries: critical thinking, constructivist learning, collaboration and digital citizinship

Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, March 19, 6:23 PM

Proposta de 4 dimensões prioritárias para as bibliotecas escolares em 2014:

Pensamento Crítico

Aprendizagem Construtivista

Colaboração

Cidadania Digital

Glenda Morris's curator insight, March 22, 12:41 PM

4 themes for 2014  for  school libraries  are critical thinking,, constructivist learning, collaboration and digital citizenship

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Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers? | library life | Scoop.it

I couldn't agree more. As teachers, our role must change to one that enables, guides, personalises and embraces digital technology as a fundamental part of student learning. The most dangerous thing we can do to our students is to keep doing what our teachers and professors did to us:


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Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, March 18, 8:05 PM

very interesting.....lol

Navtej Kohli CDC's curator insight, March 19, 10:30 PM

Teacher's play main role in student's life. #Navtej Kohli CDC on #scoopit provide latest career and technology news.

Carmen Arias 's curator insight, March 22, 4:55 AM

Our role is to convince teacheer sthat Technology is here to stay. Nothing more scary than colleagues stubbornly refusing to get into the wave of this digital world.It reminds me of the times when voiced films were seen as "the devil"

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Finnish Media Education. Promoting Media and In...

Finnish Media Education. Promoting Media and In... | library life | Scoop.it

"In Finland, media and information literacy (MIL) is seen as civic competence; important to every citizen from an early age.


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10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers

10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers | library life | Scoop.it
February 16, 2014
Knowing how to develop a bibliography and cite the resources you drew on  in your research papers are two elemental skills for any student researcher. Correct and accurate...

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Jan Watts's curator insight, February 25, 2:13 PM

It is essential that students are able to cite the sources of their information. These tools are great support for this....

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 14, 1:22 AM
10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers
Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 29, 9:49 AM

Excellent collection of tools for teachers and students. I will include these in my campaign to get teachers to ask students to cite.

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Foundational Information Literacy for Freshman

Foundational Information Literacy for Freshman | library life | Scoop.it
For my Information Literacy and Instruction class I created the following set of two-minute videos and related assessments. My idea was to make these available and required early on in the semester...

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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 7, 1:37 AM

Two-minute #InformationLiteracy and instruction videos and related assessments #IL for first-year students

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Infographics & Information Literacy

Infographics & Information Literacy | library life | Scoop.it
Presenting information, data, or library instruction content, in appealing and innovative formats offers librarians opportunities to engage students and library users in services, resources, and in...

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, June 14, 7:50 AM

An information literacy infographic 

Lourense Das's curator insight, June 15, 6:36 AM

Free tools for creating Infographics for school library professionals >> instruction - engagement - resources

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 15, 8:21 AM

Great graphic to place for continuing support and review!!

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The Information Literacy User's Guide: An Open, Online Textbook

The Information Literacy User's Guide: An Open, Online Textbook | library life | Scoop.it

State University of New York - Open SUNY Texbooks


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Tricia Adams's curator insight, July 17, 6:20 AM

Worth a look...

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Coding for Kindergarteners

Coding for Kindergarteners | library life | Scoop.it
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
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New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | library life | Scoop.it

"Below is a handy visual you can share with your students to help them learn about how to critically judge online ( and offline) content. The information included in this visual is based on Google Safety resources as well as on an article I shared here a couple of years ago."


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handy visual on how to value content

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Lourense Das's curator insight, June 29, 3:43 AM

Learn how to critically judge content (online and offline) via this graphic

 

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 29, 11:16 AM

I wish someone would create one of these graphics with the language of a fourth grade student. It would be so helpful.

Grisell Rodriguez's curator insight, July 4, 11:29 AM

Nice and very engaging

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Your Prezi Editor, more intuitive than ever

Your Prezi Editor, more intuitive than ever | library life | Scoop.it

We’re excited to tell you about some relatively small changes that we think will have a really big impact on how easily you use the Prezi Editor. You’ll notice these changes in your online and desktop editor over the next few weeks. All the tools you know and love are still there, but we’ve moved them around a bit to better fit with how you work.


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some changes on the Prezi editor to make it even easier to create amazing presentations

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 22, 8:14 AM

Prezi creators have made some changes / improvements to the tool which you will see when you start building your next presentation.

FilipeAlvesFerreira's curator insight, June 23, 12:51 AM

Producing googledepending 4G3W results

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Charts Builder

Charts Builder | library life | Scoop.it

Create Charts Online ,Choose From Different Chart Types( Line - Bar - Radar), based on Chart.js API


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this is a great tool for students to create professional charts on whatever they want to show
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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 7:20 AM

Thx to Nik Peachey

carldowse's curator insight, June 23, 12:32 AM

Very useful when for teaching the language of change and trends

Consultants-E's curator insight, June 23, 6:20 AM

This could be very useful for Business English, EAP and IELTS students and teachers alike.

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | library life | Scoop.it

Are you looking for some web tools to investigate this summer?  Take a look at the 50 tech tools listed below to get started. If you click on the button, it will take you to the website or app.  If there is a picture, you can click there to get an example of what some of the tools do.


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Melissa Vee Rentchler 's curator insight, June 22, 9:21 PM

Thank you!

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 23, 10:49 AM

Adding to your toolbox!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 14, 6:06 AM

Good list.

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Who are librarians and what do they do? - YouTube

Please complete this survey after viewing the video! http://form.jotform.us/form/40704924090147

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Lourense Das's curator insight, April 12, 1:53 AM

University of Illinois video on best resources for research: Google versus the (school) library 

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 13, 11:39 PM
YouTube clip of Google vs Teacher librarian
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10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era

10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era | library life | Scoop.it
How can a school library support an increasingly digital education? Learn about these 10 changes to keep up with the digital transition.

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Carey Leahy's curator insight, March 12, 4:19 PM
All based on collected data in your specific location and then adapting1 As stated in the article: “Do you see what these 10 changes spell? USERS ADAPT,” concluded Luhtala. “And that’s what today’s library is all about: adapting.”
Jan Watts's curator insight, March 16, 4:53 PM

Are you working hard to align your library practice with the digitally-supported learning that is happening in your school?  This post makes some sensible suggestions.....

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 29, 2:09 PM

Our library needs a librarian first!

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14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools

14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools | library life | Scoop.it

Teacher and administrators all over the world are doing amazing things, but some of the things we are still doing, despite all the new solutions, research and ideas out there is, to put it mildly, incredible.


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and how's your school doing ...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 13, 1:15 PM

How does your school stack up against this list? It is one person's view. Even though it may be a bit confronting for some it is worth considering that maybe hanging onto the 'sacred cows' is actually limiting the opportunities you can provide your students. 

Jan Watts's curator insight, March 16, 4:43 PM

This post is thought-provoking and challenging. It needs to be debated in every staffroom in this country (and around the world)....

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Leading In and Beyond the Library

Leading In and Beyond the Library | library life | Scoop.it

This paper explains the key role that school librarians and libraries should play in state- and districtwide efforts to transition to digital learning, or the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning.


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Digital learning and Education technology

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 31, 11:40 PM

It is hugely important that school libraries and librarians keep pointing out what our role in education is.  I recently had a conversation that allowed someone in education to see the important connection of librarians and ICT to help teach information literacy and good research skills. Conversations must keep happening. 

Jo Laretive's curator insight, February 1, 5:18 PM

A useful paper for planning goals and visions for your school library.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 3, 10:48 AM

Role of school libraries and librarians in teaching, learning and research