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Research Like a Librarian: Using "Big6 Skills" for Better Grades! | The New York Public Library

Research Like a Librarian: Using "Big6 Skills" for Better Grades! | The New York Public Library | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
PSSSTT! Let me let you in on a little librarian research secret: finding information at branches and online isn't hard (anyone can do it). In fact, in this digital age of big databases, Google and Wikipedia we are on information overload.
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Research skills in a nutshell!  NYPL.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 19, 2013 12:57 PM

Great article! 

Patricia Buckley's curator insight, November 20, 2013 5:50 AM

See how useful librarians and libraries can be! 

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How to transition to a virtual and physical learning commons, with 21 century principles
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Assessment and Rubrics

Assessment and Rubrics | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
List of assessment and rubric information
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Rubrics for everything including research projects!

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Scaffolding Methods for Research Paper Writing - ReadWriteThink

Scaffolding Methods for Research Paper Writing - ReadWriteThink | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In this lesson, students use a scaffold to help them compile information to write a solid research paper.
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Scaffolding ideas for teaching students the research process. ReadWriteThink lesson plan middle grades.

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Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class!

The World’s easist way to search for safe, creative commons images and cite them.
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Adding images to your project is easier now than ever with new and safe photograph sharing tool.  

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Flip and Scoop: Using Scoop.it and the Flipped Classroom to Study Black History

Flip and Scoop: Using Scoop.it and the Flipped Classroom to Study Black History | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
This lesson uses the flipped slassroom and Scoop.it to help students learn and teach about black history.
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Teaching students about Black History using Scoopit for curation and research!  Love it!

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Epic app for reading e books.

Epic offers access to unlimited children's e books.  Free educator account.

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Epic offers access to unlimited children's e books 12 and under.  Teachers and librarians get free access.

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Around DH in 80 Days

Around DH in 80 Days | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.
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Share your digital humanity journey with Around DH in 80 days.  

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Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing.

Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing. | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.



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Whether your child is a pre-schooler looking for a new favourite picture book or an independent reader looking for a challenge, there are some great reads in this free eBook library.  Phonics lessons and activities complement this British site.

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Personalize Learning: Why is Change and Transforming Education so Complex?

Personalize Learning: Why is Change and Transforming Education so Complex? | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Change is complex. This post describes the process and the five reasons and reactions that people might have to change.
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Having gone through a change from library to learning commons I can attest that change is hard but good.  Looking at this new change with the BCedplan I can see that all of these criteria need to be met!  

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Some Ideas for Personalizing Learning in the Younger Grades

Some Ideas for Personalizing Learning in the Younger Grades | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
"Mom, you have to see this...?" Thea hands me her science project, her very first in in 1st grade, and she is so excited she has a hard time standing still. "I have to do this thing and I get to ch...
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Great ideas for sharing personalized learning in the younger grades. 

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Virtual Author Visits in Your Library or Classroom - Skype An Author Network

Virtual Author Visits in Your Library or Classroom - Skype An Author Network | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A place to join a network of authors willing to Skype into classrooms to speak with teachers and children.
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Skype an author for book clubs!

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School Libraries and Makerspaces: Can They Coexist?

School Libraries and Makerspaces: Can They Coexist? | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
While libraries and makerspaces are both interdisciplinary, resource-filled places of informal learning, each serves distinct purposes for enriching student experience and school culture.

Via Dean J. Fusto, John Evans
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Informal learning takes place on a daily basis when students are allowed to explore their potential with #MakerSpaces or design.

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Flipgrid.

Flipgrid. | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Video collaboration, discussion, and assessment for students and teams.
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Make a collaborative flipgrid with your team and get noticed.  This looks like fun!

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What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Teach your students about the "9 Key Ps" of digital citizenship as you help them acquire both proactive and experiential knowledge of the online world.
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Digital citizenship in a nutshell!

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School Libraries | News and Press Center

School Libraries | News and Press Center | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Information about school libraries from the 2016 State of America's Libraries Report, including collaborative partnerships, digital learning and the Speak Up National Research Project surveys, and updates to current national learning standards and program guidelines.
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Statistics on the state of school libraries in the US care of ALA.  

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Big6 x the Month

Big6 x the Month | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

BigSix defines the research process/core competencies in clearly defined categories.

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Great ideas for sharing the Big Six in combination with the new core competencies BCEdplan to address the research skills needed in Inquiry.

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Ebooks boost boys' reading abilities, research finds

Ebooks boost boys' reading abilities, research finds | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Reading on a tablet encourages boys to think it is "cool" and they are more
likely to have their nose in a story for longer
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E reading good for boys according to new research.

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Teaching Digital Citizenship skills

Teaching Digital Citizenship skills | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

Lesson plans and resources on digital literacy and standards.



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Media literacy and digital citizenship lessons including copyright and ethics.

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Children's Technology Review | News and reviews of children's interactive media

Children's Technology Review | News and reviews of children's interactive media | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Great reviews of apps from CTR.

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Copyright Librarian – Nancy Sims, Lawyerbrarian at large

Copyright librarian Nancy Sims shares copyright information with her blog.

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Learn more about copyright with librarian Nancy Sims.

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Mindset Works®: Student Motivation through a Growth Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Mindset Works®: Student Motivation through a Growth Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D. | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Brainology is an online interactive program in which middle school students learn about how the brain works, how to strengthen their own brains, and how to better approach their own learning. In the process they develop a growth mindset whereby they think of their intelligence as something they can develop through study and learning rather than as something fixed, as explained by our co-founder Dr. Carol Dweck.
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Now this looks interesting.  Now to find the budget ;)

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Video: A Lesson in Humanity From Children's Holocaust Diaries

Video: A Lesson in Humanity From Children's Holocaust Diaries | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Alexandra Zapruder, author of the book Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, discusses how children's accounts of the genocide during WWII serve as a powerful reminder of the dehumanizing effects of racism, bias, and prejudice.
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Excellent choice for teaching social justice in #highschool. Video shares author's work around the Young Writers Diaries of the Holocaust.  

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High school social justice grade 11.

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Home

Home | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Google lit trips database.

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10 Tech Hacks to Help a Struggling Reader

10 Tech Hacks to Help a Struggling Reader | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
By Belinda Luscombe Kids who struggle with reading get an early lesson in one of life’s more sucky realities; the earlier a person falls behind,…
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Excellent tips to help your struggling reader!

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, October 7, 2015 8:48 PM

Reading challenges and how to address them with creative solutions.

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Tips on helping your struggling reader!

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10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Inquiry-based techniques are challenging conventional ways of teaching and empowering students who might otherwise get overlooked.
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Love the ideas generated in this article for creating inquiry based learning.  

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Cyber Safety: An Interactive Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet

Cyber Safety: An Interactive Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet | 21st century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The Internet is without a doubt one of the best resources available to us. Unfortunately it’s also extremely dangerous if you aren’t aware of who and what lurks behind the scenes. Here's a guide on how to stay safe
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Great handbook on online safety.  Important tool for all students starting school soon!

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