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Why K-12 schools are failing by not teaching SEARCH | The Thinking Stick

Why K-12 schools are failing by not teaching SEARCH | The Thinking Stick | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

Very important article... referring to valuable research Why K-12 schools are failing by not teaching SEARCH | The Thinking Stick http://t.co/YA8bb9Mw Why we need teacher librarians!!

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10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

"Findings from Softlink’s annual Australian School Library Survey have revealed a positive link between literacy results and school library resourcing levels. The 2012 survey found schools with higher than the national average NAPLAN reading literacy scores received above average levels of library funding and staffing. 

A comparable result was identified between schools with low NAPLAN scores and low funding levels, with the relationship’s significance increasing from primary to secondary school.  These results were echoed in the 2010 and 2011 surveys."


Via Anne Whaits, Dennis T OConnor, Jason Ertz, Lisa Durff, Karen du Toit
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Ken Morrison's comment, September 29, 2012 9:48 PM
HI Elizabeth. Thank you for the recent rescoops and for following my topic. I hope that it is helpful for you. Best of luck!
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101 Tips For School Librarians > iTunes app

Get 101 Tips For School Librarians on the App Store.

(Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later)

 

"These things are the most important issues for librarians in schools
Get to know the content and structure of the curriculum, if you don’t already. Talk to teachers, staff parents and pupils. Talk to everyone. Network, talk to other librarians. Take every CPD opportunity you can get. Bid for money to supplement your budget, and keep good records so you can make your case clearly and effectively. Try and be innovative, use new technology when appropriate to improve the services you offer. Share ideas on mailing lists, blogs and wikis. Take an interest in your pupils and find out what really makes them tick. Be selective about how you spend your time: if it doesn’t help pupils or school staff, forget it.
Have fun, it’s a great job if it’s done properly.


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