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» 5 Tips for Effectively Managing a LinkedIn Group | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Stephanie Sammons at the Social Media Examiner offers a list of 5 Tips for Effectively Managing a LinkedIn Group. Have any iLibrarian readers created LinkedIn Groups for their libraries or professional organizations?
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How To Write a LinkedIn Recommendation - Forbes

How To Write a LinkedIn Recommendation - Forbes | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
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The whole idea of getting votes for your Skills is ridiculous. People are more ...
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10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students | OEDB.org

10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students | OEDB.org | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
1) Hemingway Editor This is a free Web-based app that lets you paste in your writing to be analyzed and edited for optimal readability.
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The Common Core and Academic Librarians

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Common Core 101 for Academic Librarians | From the Bell Tower By Steven Bell http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/06/opinion/steven-bell/common-core-101-for-academic-librarians-from-the-bell-tower/#_ “The Common Core is said to be the most radical...
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10 Must-Know Tips For New Teachers

10 Must-Know Tips For New Teachers | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
If you’re new to teaching, the end of the summer may bring more than chills from the cooler air. If it is your first time with a classroom of your very own, it can be a little nerve wracking.
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From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week - Herald Sun

From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week - Herald Sun | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week Herald Sun This is the week many schools and public libraries from across Australia celebrate all children's books but especially those by Australian authors and...
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Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers

Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
August 18, 2014
On the occasion of the first back-to-school week, I compiled this list of excellent resources to help teachers make the best of Google Drive in their classrooms. I firmly believe that...
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5 inspirational videos for change - Proud2Know

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Does chewing gum improve our mind and our productivity?

Does chewing gum improve our mind and our productivity? | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Researchers have tried to understand gum-chewing's effects on chewers, but they haven't really come up with any answersFor advocates of chewing gum in school, if there are any, the past decade of research has brought data, and perhaps hope.
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Integrating Print Signage and Social Media to Extend Your Marketing Reach

Integrating Print Signage and Social Media to Extend Your Marketing Reach | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Now is a better time than ever to use a combination of both print marketing materials and social media tactics in a glorious cycle of promotion that gets all of your great content seen.
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Maker Space In Education Series… 10 Sites To St...

Maker Space In Education Series… 10 Sites To St... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Welcome back and I sure hope you enjoyed the last article of 20 Reasons for Maker Space in Education. I hope you enjoy this post as I highlight 10 sites to possible help you to get Making ...
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What 10,000 Students Told Us About Information Literacy

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9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearn...

9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearn... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“ Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning. Applying Adult Learning Assumptions and Adult Learning Principles to eLearning. Apply Andragogy to eLearning!
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If Confusion Helps Students Learn, Shouldn't They Be Information Literate By ... - Library Journal

If Confusion Helps Students Learn, Shouldn't They Be Information Literate By ... - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
If Confusion Helps Students Learn, Shouldn't They Be Information Literate By ...
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For students transitioning to college, as Project Information Literacy found, the process can be overwhelming.
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Librarians in the Digital Age: Disruptions, Digital Thinking & Transformation

Librarians in the Digital Age: Disruptions, Digital Thinking & Transformation | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Librarians in the Digital Age: Disruptions, Digital Thinking & Transformation  http://www.slideshare.net/sbclapp/presentation-for-ecsu-staff-retreat-july-2014   Presentation for ECSU Staff Retreat – July 2014 from sbclapp Stephen...
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Sonya Harnett on children, Golden Boys, the Stella Prize — and animals - The Australian

Sonya Harnett on children, Golden Boys, the Stella Prize — and animals - The Australian | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Sonya Harnett on children, Golden Boys, the Stella Prize — and animals The Australian She published her first novel at 15 and in the three decades since has written acclaimed books for readers of all ages but says she'd much rather be a “flip...
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The Literacy Shed

The Literacy Shed | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A website for teachers filled with ideas for literacy teaching using visual resources such as film, animation, photographs and picture books.
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Studying in 2014: could online courses become the new norm? - Career FAQs

Studying in 2014: could online courses become the new norm? - Career FAQs | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Studying in 2014: could online courses become the new norm?
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All of this excitement might have you feeling like you're ready to give up the folding lecture chair forever and join the digital fray, but what about quality?
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OCLC Librarian Survey

Working in a library/cultural institution <10 years? We are researching for a new report & want to hear from you! http://t.co/DCi38pmVF8
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Flipping the Library: Tips from Three Pros | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift

Flipping the Library: Tips from Three Pros | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Three experts shared tech tips and tools during “Flipped School Libraries,” a rapid-fire, dynamic session during The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries (#TDS13) webcast.
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Teachers-PIN-Teachers

Teachers-PIN-Teachers | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Great for Bulletin boards. Critical Thinking.Glitter Digital Literacy Posters.
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8 Effective Ways To Get To Know Your Students

8 Effective Ways To Get To Know Your Students | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
One of the challenges of back to school time is that you’re filled with a classroom (or classrooms) of students you don’t know. The students you just spent the last year with know your style, understand your expectations and classroom rules.
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5 Secrets to Improve Learning and Memory

5 Secrets to Improve Learning and Memory | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
"...lots of little tips that can help as well: When trying to learn something gesturing can help. Grisly photos and anything emotionally evocative cement things in your head. Talk to yourself. Pause after learning. Before being tested be social and think about smart people. Go for a walk in nature..."
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6 Tools for Teachers

6 Tools for Teachers | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Bill Gates highlights six promising apps and websites for making your teacher’s job easier: BetterLesson, Lightsail, ThinkCERCA, FineTune, Edmondo, and BloomBoard.
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What 10,000 Students Told Us About Information Literacy

What 10,000 Students Told Us About Information Literacy | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

A couple of months ago, we announced the initial findings of a survey that we conducted with over 10,000 EasyBib users and more than 1,200 librarians and educators. 


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, August 19, 6:10 PM

Interactive presentation captures a summary of the main findings.

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Social Media 2014

Social Media 2014 | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Social Media Facts, Figures and Stats [Infographic]
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