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American Library Association's Library Infographic Shows ...

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The American Library Association created an infographic to illustrate the struggles libraries have been confronted with since the recession began.
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Libraries, Makerspaces, and STEAM Labs: What’s the Difference?

Libraries, Makerspaces, and STEAM Labs: What’s the Difference? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Recently, my school district formed a committee to explore the idea of making our libraries relevant again. With drastic budget cuts a few years ago, our elementary had more or less been reduced to book circulation with a part-time librarian that shares three elementary schools. Relevancy is not a word that I would use to

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Information Literacy Skills: Back to Basics

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Libraries Kick-Off 'Sensory Story Time' for Kids with Autism

Libraries Kick-Off 'Sensory Story Time' for Kids with Autism | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Current studies show one in every 45 children are diagnosed somewhere on the spectrum.
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2016's most read books at the Vancouver Public Library

2016's most read books at the Vancouver Public Library | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
For those whose holiday traditions include stocking up on books, settling under a warm blanket and shutting out the world: This list is for you, friends.
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This year's biggest book adaptations – and which ones are worth reading first

This year's biggest book adaptations – and which ones are worth reading first | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
From Margaret Atwood to Stephen King, a host of great authors will see work adapted for film and TV this year. Here’s our guide to which to read before you watch
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Top Ten Children's and YA Books of 2016


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Is Genre Sorting For You?

Is Genre Sorting For You? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
This year I decided to genre sort our high school library's fiction section. Many have asked if I am happy with the decision to do so, and I would say "YES!" Here are some of the benefits of genre sorting... You now have a definitive answer when a student stops at the desk and asks,…
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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
A group of tech-savvy librarians offer up a list of their favorite education apps this year.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 3, 2:35 AM
I love this post. It is not only a great list but is demonstrates what a group of librarians can do for teachers. All you have to do is chose the one that is right for you.
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Denzel Washington Has the Sweetest Reunion With His Childhood Librarian For Her 99th Birthday

When you think about celebrities who frequently make dreams come true, people like Denzel Washington don't usually come to mind. While we're used to seeing the
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Five Strategies to Help Students Conduct Better Informational Searches

Five Strategies to Help Students Conduct Better Informational Searches | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Google is great for navigational and transactional searches. If you need to find your way to the movie theater or find the best price fo
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As 2016 crashed in flames, libraries were the last good place

As 2016 crashed in flames, libraries were the last good place | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The world seemed to have gone off its spinner this year, making the library one of the few places you could retreat where the pace of life was slower and blessed silence reigned
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17 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2017 | Brightly

17 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2017 | Brightly | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
There is something for every lover of YA books in 2017, whether that reader enjoys things quirky and magical, extra-real real, wild, or world-building.
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NetPublic » Guide d’activités technocréatives pour enfants du 21e siècle : 15 fiches d’activités avec le numérique

NetPublic » Guide d’activités technocréatives pour enfants du 21e siècle : 15 fiches d’activités avec le numérique | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Le Guide d’activités technocréatives pour enfants du 21e siècle (34 pages, en PDF) présente 15 activités intégrant différentes pratiques créatives avec le numérique pour apprendre dans plusieurs domaines avec des pistes d’évaluation des ateliers.

Diffusé librement sous licence Creative Commons, ce guide a été coordonné au Canada par Margarida Romero, professeure en technologie éducative à l’Université Laval (Québec) et Viviane Vallerand, finissante au bac en éducation préscolaire et primaire, avec des contributions d’experts.

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Daniel Morgenstern's curator insight, January 9, 3:28 AM
Les activités décrites concernent la robotique, la programmation, la création 3D...etc... adaptées à des enfants entre 4 et 10 ans.
L'intérêt de ce document pour l'enseignement de la Technologie Collège réside surtout dans les pistes de réflexion autour de ces activités.
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Learn As They Grow: Early Literacy and Libraries

Learn how all family members and your public library can help prepare young children to be readers with five early literacy activities that are fun ye
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Vancouver libraries aim to connect authors and aspirants

Vancouver libraries aim to connect authors and aspirants | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Not all library writers are between covers. The city’s writer-in-residence program looks to make authors more accessible to the public
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Americans — especially but not exclusively Trump voters — believe crazy, wrong things

Americans — especially but not exclusively Trump voters — believe crazy, wrong things | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The misinformation and disinformation of Americans, charted.
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8 Of President Obama's Best Quotes About Reading

8 Of President Obama's Best Quotes About Reading | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
With just a few days left in our 44th president's White House tenure, now is a great time to review the eight years of Barack Obama's presidency, and a lot of people are doing so. It's important to remember, however, that the POTUS enjoyed a starred

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In memoriam: Quebec cultural giants who passed away in 2016

In memoriam: Quebec cultural giants who passed away in 2016 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Ian McGillis pays tribute to Leonard Cohen, René Angélil and other towering figures from the Quebec arts scene who left us this year.
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Book explaining gender diversity to primary school children sparks furore | Sally Weale | The Guardian

Book explaining gender diversity to primary school children sparks furore | Sally Weale | The Guardian | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

“My name is Kit and I’m 12 years old. I live in a house with my mum and dad, and our dog, Pickle. When I was born, the doctors told my mum and dad that they had a baby girl, and so for the first few years of my life that’s how my parents raised me. This is called being assigned female at birth. I wasn’t ever very happy that way.”

These are the opening lines of a controversial new book called Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity? which is being introduced into some primary schools as a resource for children, parents and teachers, and claims to be the first book to explain “medical transitioning” to children as young as seven.
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It is not published until later this month, but the slim volume has already prompted fury from the Mail on Sunday, former Tory party chairman Lord Tebbit and one-time Conservative Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe, as well as Mail columnist Sarah Vine who complained that the target audience was children not even ready to choose their A-levels, “let alone challenge their own biology”.


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School Libraries Fight Fake News | Knowledge Quest

School Libraries Fight Fake News | Knowledge Quest | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Fake news has been all over the real news lately. From Mark Zuckerburg to Pizzagate, fake news is a huge problem, and it’s not going away on its own. According to a recent study from Stanford University, approximately 80 percent... Read More ›
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Communities needing libraries as much as ever | Letters

Communities needing libraries as much as ever | Letters | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Letters: My local library is always ‘buzzing’ with children’s reading and singing groups, talks with writers, and drop-in sessions for people researching their family histories
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How to Teach High-School Students to Spot Fake News

How to Teach High-School Students to Spot Fake News | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
When the AP United States history students at Aragon High School in San Mateo, California, scanned the professionally designed pages of minimumwage.co
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Lesson plan: How to teach your students about fake news | Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra

Lesson plan: How to teach your students about fake news |  Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Fake news is making news, and it's a problem. This lesson gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot fake news.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, December 27, 2016 7:57 AM
Information literacy is an essential skill for today's students. A very useful resource to teach about fake news stories. 
sandra scalzavara's curator insight, January 6, 2:38 AM

This would be GREAT to share with our Social Studies teachers & teach it collaboratively!