“ Forget the Shhhhhhh. School libraries are making noise these days, inspiring lifelong learning with innovative programs, high technology – and fun. In the process, they are re-establishing themselves as vital centers for schools and ...”
Via Karen Bonanno
School Libraries are like Cheers - everybody knows your name!
School libraries support the learning and literacy outcomes of the students. School library services are totally integrated into the teaching and learning programme, aligned with the school’s goals for learners and delivered onsite and online.
Eight awesome courses in one awesome channel: John Green teaches you World History and Hank Green teaches you Psychology. Check out the playlists for past co...
Have you considered setting up a YouTube channel for your School Library? Imagine the content that could be curated to support the teaching and learning taking place in your school, and the potential for collaboration with teachers.
Build choice, time, and engagement in independent reading for students this school year.
"Research suggests that key factors in motivating students to read include providing a large selection of reading materials and allowing students choice in what they read, establishing a purpose for reading, and providing for social interaction as part of the reading experience."
Design and Innovation Consultants. Nomad is a creative studio that works with people to create lasting meaningful and beautiful places. Our services include: interior design, service design, graphic design, navigation strategy, feasibility study, concept generation, web design, consultation design.
Mayhem, schmayhem. If your library's children's room is chaotic, it’s proof that the little ones are learning.
Aimed at Public / Community Libraries this article stimulated my thinking.
How do Primary Schools connect with their local preschool community? Does the local kindergarten have visits to your school library? How could you involved your local Community Library network in your school library?
Jennifer LaGarde's sold-out ISTE presentation, “How to Survive the Zombie Librarian Apocalypse!,” struck a chord among teacher librarians. Her talk hinged on a statement she'd once heard: “There are only two types of librarians: zombies and zombie fighters.”
A new future is coming to education. Online shopping, searching and social networks came first—education is next. OCLC's newest user perceptions study, At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries, explores how empowered consumers, fueled by economic incentives, are using online learning platforms and MOOCs to set new expectations for education—and for libraries. The report explores the behaviors, perceptions and motivations of online learners: how they are evaluating the cost/value trade-offs of higher education, how they are using and succeeding with online education—and their use and perceptions of the library.
"The Library is books .... And a place to get work done."
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.