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Making Your Maker Space: Building for Hands-on Learning in Libraries - Library Journal

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Making Your Maker Space: Building for Hands-on Learning in Libraries
Library Journal
Libraries around the world are undergoing considerable changes in response to the ever evolving technological landscape and patron needs.

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PLC Collaborative Template - Google Drive

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Any way to collaborate more is wonderful!

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Data Walls

Sets let you organize your photos on Flickr. Explore the 5 photos in this set.
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What a great way to use data purposefully!

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The True Adventures of a High School Librarian: Put Your Twitter Glasses On and Bring Professional Learning Into Focus

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Questions librarians need to answer - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Questions librarians need to answer - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
In a recent post , Jennifer LaGarde (LibraryGirl) suggests that these questions "really need ...
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Such great questions to think about! 

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Librarians Kill the Quiet, Turn Empty Spaces into Makerspaces.

Librarians Kill the Quiet, Turn Empty Spaces into Makerspaces. | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
Makeitatyourlibrary.org is a fresh new site changing that, turning library spaces into makerspaces and pushing kids to kick that book learnin' up a notch with some gentle application, an ounce of inspiration and 50 tons of ...

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MU-LibAdvoBklt2013 | Keith Curry Lance

MU-LibAdvoBklt2013 | Keith Curry Lance | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
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Updated report on need for school libraries

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My Hugely Successful Techology Integration Strategy - Teach Amazing!

My Hugely Successful Techology Integration Strategy - Teach Amazing! | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
Check out the best way to get teachers started with technology integration. Lots more ideas at Teach Amazing!
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Connecting the Classroom and the Library: How One School Uses Web-Based Library Projects to Build Information-Literacy Skills

Connecting the Classroom and the Library: How One School Uses Web-Based Library Projects to Build Information-Literacy Skills | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it

The first step we took in 1999 was to stop teaching isolated library skills classes. We began reinforcing information-literacy skills through class projects. At that time, we employed traditional strategies, including paper pathfinders and guided lab sessions.


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Integrating #informationliteracy in the curriculum. New? Find out by reading this case story by Mike Terry, Dallas-USA #IL

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How we teach may have changed, but what we teach has strong similarities - just repurposed and made more 21st C.

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, April 19, 2015 8:47 PM

Research has shown teaching isolated library skills is ineffective. 

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YourNextRead: Book Recommendations (USA)

YourNextRead recommends your next book. YourNextRead provides a book recommendation system showing aggregated book reviews, updated by real peoples opinions, in a simple visual map, helping you to decide 'What Should I Read Next?
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Another great option for finding new books.

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Learning in Progress: 3rd Round of Kindergarten & First Grade Centers

Learning in Progress: 3rd Round of Kindergarten & First Grade Centers | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
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Love the ideas to help you get started in centers. 

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ISTE | Teach Math with the Wii Engage Your K-7 Students through Gaming Technology Meghan Hearn and Matthew C. Winner

ISTE | Teach Math with the Wii Engage Your K-7 Students through Gaming Technology Meghan Hearn and Matthew C. Winner | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
Author:Meghan Hearn and Matthew C. Winner, description:

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We need this! How cool!

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Library Love: Genre Shelving

Library Love: Genre Shelving | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
Jennifer LaGarde is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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Aww . . . you know I love to genre-fy!

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The Adventures of Library Girl: 11 Questions (About Libraries) That Need Answers

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The Maker Movement Gains Momentum

The Maker Movement Gains Momentum | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
Remember the transformer toys that were popular when you were growing up? Kids loved snapping the parts together in different ways to build intergalactic warriors and robotic vehicles.

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New Faces, Places and Spaces

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Bridge Point is really jazzing up the new school year with a few new faces, places and spaces. What's new? Well, for one, we have a few new staff and tons of new students who are anticipating a...
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This furniture is amazing!!!

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First education bill in decades acknowledges effective school library programs | American Library Association

First Education Bill in Decades Acknowledges Effective School Library Programs
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Learning Events

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Saskatchewan School Library Association,

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 5, 2013 5:47 PM

Great links to learning event presentations and handouts for Teacher-Librarians.  

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QR Code Loo Reviews & Pocket Videos | The Daring Librarian

QR Code Loo Reviews & Pocket Videos | The Daring Librarian | Making Library the Best! | Scoop.it
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Great ideas for sharing books with students and using QR codes to do it!

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