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School libraries change lives, says new report - News - TES

School libraries change lives, says new report - News - TES | Library-related | Scoop.it

School libraries need to be protected from budget cuts because they play an essential role in improving academic outcomes and student well-being, according to a new report.


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Best quote from the article: Novelist James Robertson, meanwhile, said that libraries were “as essential a part of school as a classroom”. He added: “You can’t just fill an empty room with books and call it a library – you need somebody to encourage children and show them how to use it.”

That's what we do. 

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Doesn't matter which country you come from the findings are the same. School libraries are essential in the development of literacy capabilities for every student. 

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10 things classroom teachers need to know about modern school librarians

10 things classroom teachers need to know about  modern school librarians | Library-related | Scoop.it
1)    We hate quiet. Oh, sure, the typical view of a librarian is an older woman, in a cardigan and cat-eye glasses, with a tight bun, shushing everyone who dares to make a sound. That may have bee...
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This article should be in every staff member's mailbox on day one. 

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How To Watch The Internet Happen In Real-Time - Edudemic

How To Watch The Internet Happen In Real-Time - Edudemic | Library-related | Scoop.it
I stumbled across this neat site via a mention on Twitter recently, and I thought it was definitely worth a share. Sometimes when we talk about internet statistics, the numbers are huge and there isn’t really a ton of take-home besides the fact that lots of people share lots of information on the internet. The …
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We know it's important to read from birth...but why? | On Our Minds

We know it's important to read from birth...but why? | On Our Minds | Library-related | Scoop.it
Two weeks ago we announced our support of the new guidelines from AAP to read to children beginning from birth.
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Kirby Heyborne's Librarian Rap @ ALA 2014 - YouTube

Award-winning SCOWLER audiobook narrator Kirby Heyborne thrills the 2014 Odyssey Awards audience in Las Vegas with his hilariously clever and original rap so...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Notezilla Helps Students Learn Classical Music

Free Technology for Teachers: Notezilla Helps Students Learn Classical Music | Library-related | Scoop.it
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Here's a pretty cool tool. 

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

 

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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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Designing Learning Experiences: Start with the Student and Co-Create

Designing Learning Experiences: Start with the Student and Co-Create | Library-related | Scoop.it
Students are more likely to engage with a unit of study they've co-created. Matt Levinson suggests an eight-step example for how the history classroom.
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April 2013 Poster: School Libraries & Student Achievement | Teacher Librarian

April 2013 Poster: School Libraries & Student Achievement | Teacher Librarian | Library-related | Scoop.it
Click on the poster to download the pdf version for printing.
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School Libraries: Excellence in practice - Viscount Primary School (High Res) - YouTube

Viscount School in Mangere, Auckland supports students' learning and literacy through excellent library services. Teacher in the Library, Fran Mes is well su...
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Growing Learning Communities Through School Libraries and Makerspaces-Creating, Constructing, Collaborating, Contributing

Growing Learning Communities Through School Libraries and Makerspaces-Creating, Constructing, Collaborating, Contributing | Library-related | Scoop.it
Thank you once again to Jennifer Finley-McGill, David Kates, and the Independent School Library Exchange of Southern California for inviting me to speak at their summer retreat in beautiful Ojai, C...
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New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge...

New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge... | Library-related | Scoop.it
New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on 21st Century School Libraries curated by Bookmarking Librarian (New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~...
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Helpful poster

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▶ John Green - The Colbert Report Interview - 2...

▶ John Green - The Colbert Report Interview - 2... | Library-related | Scoop.it
John Green - The Colbert Report Interview - 23rd June, 2014 john green stephen colbert interview 2014 john green the fault in our stars author John Green - T...
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I love john Green

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Considerations For Teaching Students About Browsers And The Web

Considerations For Teaching Students About Browsers And The Web | Library-related | Scoop.it
Teaching students about the internet can be bit confusing.  Teachers often shy away from teaching core technology concepts because of this perceived complexity.
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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form

Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form | Library-related | Scoop.it
Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form
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Shared by one of our own DPS Librarians. 

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Lead the Change: Professional Development for Today's Librarian

Lead the Change: Professional Development for Today's Librarian | Library-related | Scoop.it
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There's a session in Colorado on August 26th. 

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Kirby Heyborne's love song to librarians - YouTube

Kirby Heyborne's love song to librarians - YouTube | Library-related | Scoop.it
Kirby Heyborne's love song to librarians at the Odyssey Award presentation - ALA 2012
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Shouldn’t More Be Done to Prepare New Teachers?

Shouldn’t More Be Done to Prepare New Teachers? | Library-related | Scoop.it
A new report grades teacher preparation policies by state. The stats show we’ve got a long way to go.
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What are your thoughts? 

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Too Soon for Technology?: The latest on digital use by preschoolers

Too Soon for Technology?: The latest on digital use by preschoolers | Library-related | Scoop.it
The low-down on digital content, what’s appropriate, at what age—and some props for print books.
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"...digital media can provide a useful vehicle for preschool children’s learning—if it’s thoughtfully chosen and managed. Librarians can play a key role here, and it’s called “media mentorship.' ” 

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The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic)

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic) | Library-related | Scoop.it
This infographic featured on eLearning Infographics was created by Daily Genius, and shows 7 vital characteristics of the digital_savvy teacher." Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not a...
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Creating Anytime, Anywhere Learning for All Students: Key Elements of a Comprehensive Digital Infrastructure

Creating Anytime, Anywhere Learning for All Students: Key Elements of a Comprehensive Digital Infrastructure | Library-related | Scoop.it
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Our School Libraries Make Us HAPPY! (West De Pere School District) - YouTube

The School District of West De Pere, in De Pere, WI, is celebrating April's "School Library Month" by showing the world how HAPPY we are to be in our librari...
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School Library Leadership: Leading Libraries into the Future - YouTube

School Library Leadership: Leading Libraries into the Future (I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/ROunBG4vhd School Library Leadership: Leading Libraries into the Future)...
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▶ YouTube Copyright School - YouTube | 21st Cen...

▶ YouTube Copyright School - YouTube | 21st Cen... | Library-related | Scoop.it
Russell learns some valuable lessons about copyright.
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Never Too Young: Pediatricians Say Parents Should Read To Infants

Never Too Young: Pediatricians Say Parents Should Read To Infants | Library-related | Scoop.it
Parents have been told they should read to their children early, but most don't think that means the day you bring Junior home from the hospital. Pediatricians say start now to help learning later.
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Never too young

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Tweet from @ChiSLibrarians

Tweet from @ChiSLibrarians | Library-related | Scoop.it
#Repost from Epic Reads FB page: This is why school libraries are essential to the learning community. http://t.co/RAGzts8Mbn
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