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Promoting Multiple Literacies (Principles of New Librarianship ...

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Digital literacy is the only fully technology-dependent literacy on the diagram. Critical, information, visual and media literacy are all essential components of digital literacy. Often, people will refer to digital literacy when ...

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What do your stakeholders know about school library programs?


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 27, 6:28 PM

Even though there is substantial evidence about the significant benefits of school libraries it is often ignored and dismissed.

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School libraries change lives, says new report - News - TES

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School libraries need to be protected from budget cuts because they play an essential role in improving academic outcomes and student well-being, according to a new report.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 11, 4:31 PM

Doesn't matter which country you come from the findings are the same. School libraries are essential in the development of literacy capabilities for every student. 

Sudi Hope Stodola's curator insight, March 12, 10:37 AM

Best quote from the article: Novelist James Robertson, meanwhile, said that libraries were “as essential a part of school as a classroom”. He added: “You can’t just fill an empty room with books and call it a library – you need somebody to encourage children and show them how to use it.”

That's what we do. 

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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

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Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, March 3, 9:01 AM

Bloom's Taxonomy accompanied with useful websites that make it easier to carry out the various levels.

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 4:31 PM

A brilliant tool for all educators.

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, April 14, 10:55 PM


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School Library Research Summarized (and newly updated ...

School Library Research Summarized (and newly updated ... | School Libraries | Scoop.it
and drill down into particular aspects of school library programs, such as what quality programs look like, what effective school librarians do and their dispositions. They also seek to learn what stakeholders—teachers, school ...

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Tricia Adams's curator insight, August 16, 2013 6:27 AM

Really useful drawing together of the last ten years of school library impact studies in the US

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Libraries are vital to student success - Daily Titan

Libraries are vital to student success - Daily Titan | School Libraries | Scoop.it
... education material for schools and teachers, found that “over the past 20 years, numerous studies have shown that elementary schools with at least one full-time certified teacher-librarian performed better on state tests.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 27, 5:57 AM

Best selling author supports school libraries

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 27, 8:25 AM

School libraries are important. This piece reminds us why. 

Lourense Das's curator insight, March 2, 8:51 AM

Another article on the impact of libraries on student achievement

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Survey shows deep class divide in reading habits

Survey shows deep class divide in reading habits | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Researchers identify significant link between deprivation and not reading books

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 11, 4:26 PM

Watch television or choose a book?

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 12, 2:27 AM

Survey shows deep class divide in reading habits

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Information literacy, e-learning and the changing role of the librarian

Lecture given at the iSchool on 13th March as part of the academic libraries module. Focusing on information literacy, digital literacy, ANCIL, e-learning an... (Mentions working w/ others to develop digital lit.

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World Book Day: libraries are a lifeline for literacy and social mobility

World Book Day: libraries are a lifeline for literacy and social mobility | School Libraries | Scoop.it
The long-term effects of council cuts to libraries could be disastrous – literacy and a love of reading is essential for breaking the cycle of deprivation

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, March 15, 5:33 AM

Great article by Alan Wylie.