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The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction

The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Stories stimulate the brain. Metaphors like “He had leathery hands” rouse the sensory cortex. (RT @susanoha: Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction http://t.co/jx2VRft5 Quick!
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Libraries need e-books, too

Libraries need e-books, too | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Commentary and opinion, op-ed from the pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com.
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Podcasting To Personalize Feedback

Podcasting To Personalize Feedback | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Interested in finding a more effective way to provide students feedback about their writing, ELA teacher Sarah Brown Wessling records feedback and delivers it to students via a podcast.
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Discussing the future of the textbook. Add your voice ...

So, let's all think a little bit–today and tomorrow and beyond–about what the new textbook might look like. Please share your thoughts in comments here or use Twitter combining the hashtags: #tlchat and #beyondthetextbook.
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'Hunger Games' fans switch arenas from page to screen - USA TODAY

'Hunger Games' fans switch arenas from page to screen - USA TODAY | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
USA TODAY'Hunger Games' fans switch arenas from page to screenUSA TODAYBy Murray Close, Lionsgate Jennifer Lawrence plays heroine Katniss Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games,' out Friday.
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New Trier Library: Cybrary Man's Update Education Twitter hashtags

New Trier Library: Cybrary Man's Update Education Twitter hashtags | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
#tlchat – Librarians #library – Librarians #stem – STEM Education #flipclass – Flipped Classrooms, Administrators #cpchat – Connected Principals #edadmin – School Administrators Education Levels #earlyed – Early Age ...
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Meet the Principals - New York Times

Meet the Principals - New York Times | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Meet the PrincipalsNew York TimesWe will continue our efforts to educate the legislature, the public and educators regarding the flaws of APPR and how it will negatively impact our students and our schools.
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In My Classroom: The Forest and the Trees: Clicks and Clunks and ...

In My Classroom: The Forest and the Trees: Clicks and Clunks and ... | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
They are working toward more complex text, more stories that have complicated sequences, unreliable narrators, and tricky mysteries. I decided to make a simple graphic to show students how they can use those clunks as ...
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@GlogsterEDU Here's my new Glog re: book trailers- classes will begin creating 4th qtr.
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Grovo: Your field guide to the Internet

Grovo: Your field guide to the Internet | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Grovo is an online education and training platform that helps people find and use sites, and helps sites reach and educate users.
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Should Students Need a Driver’s Permit to Cruise Social Media? | edSocialMedia

Should Students Need a Driver’s Permit to Cruise Social Media? | edSocialMedia | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
RT @edSocialMedia: Should students need a driver's permit to cruse social media? What are we teaching our students?
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Barbara Stripling for ALA President » It is the time for us to transform our libraries!

Barbara Stripling for ALA President » It is the time for us to transform our libraries! | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Lovely endorsement by Caroline Kennedy 4 Barb Stripling who is running 4 ALA Prez on Barb's homepage.
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Study Shows ATOS an Effective Measure of Text Complexity - Bradenton Herald

Study Shows ATOS an Effective Measure of Text Complexity - Bradenton Herald | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Study Shows ATOS an Effective Measure of Text ComplexityBradenton Herald"Common Core State Standards emphasize the ability of students to independently read and comprehend complex text," said Glenn R.
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Wikipedia – what are we afraid of?

RT @jenniferlagarde: Wikipedia – what are we afraid of?
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How to Create Videos: Cool New Windows Solution for Making YouTube Videos and Slideshows EZVid

How to Create Videos: Cool New Windows Solution for Making YouTube Videos and Slideshows EZVid | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Blog post at GROWMAP.COM : This is a guest post from Saif Ullah whose team created the new Windows Video Maker EZVid.
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Six Keys to Successful Collaboration

Six Keys to Successful Collaboration | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Drawing on their experiences, educators from the Teacher Leaders Network identify key attributes of effective collaboration.
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Text Complexity: A Complex Issue « Core4All

Text Complexity: A Complex Issue « Core4All | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
The March 2012 Educational Leadership publication popped through my mail chute and I was thrilled to read its title: READING ~The Core Skill~. As an English teacher and reading specialist, I have always believed that ...
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Reading Today Online > Common Core Standards: Are We Going to Lower the Fences or Teach Kids to Climb?

Reading Today Online > Common Core Standards: Are We Going to Lower the Fences or Teach Kids to Climb? | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Your source for news from the world of literacy (Finally, an article that begins to address a couple of my CCS concerns about teaching studts to read with complex text.)...
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Updated Kindle iOS App Appears Just In Time For The New iPad - TechCrunch

Updated Kindle iOS App Appears Just In Time For The New iPad - TechCrunch | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Updated Kindle iOS App Appears Just In Time For The New iPadTechCrunchFor all the cool things an iPad can coaxed into doing, I find myself using mine to read more than anything else (rewatching old episodes of Doctor Who on Netflix is a close...
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Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading — The Digital Shift

Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading — The Digital Shift | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading http://t.co/116E25SN...
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Early Reading Skills Are Focus in More Than 100 Cities

Early Reading Skills Are Focus in More Than 100 Cities | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Education Week staff writer Lesli A. Maxwell and contributing writer Julie Rasicot are reporters and bloggers with a long track record of covering education.
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Survive and Thrive! An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians

Survive and Thrive! An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Survive and Thrive Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians. Amazing resource! Thanks to LM_Net for posting!
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Van Meter Elementary Library VOICE: Awesome Cereal Commercials All About Books!

Van Meter Elementary Library VOICE: Awesome Cereal Commercials All About Books! | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Check out the Awesome Cereal Commercials All About Books #vanmeter 4th graders created...New post on the VOICE http://t.co/dkmzJZZc #tlchat...
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iPad Apps: A Discussion

iPad Apps: A Discussion | News for North Country Cybrarians | Scoop.it
Complex text processing - By building enhance text editing, it becomes easy to develop applications with selection based modifications, spell checking, font management and auto correction. Ray Wenderlich offers complete ...
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Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
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