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Skills to enhance critical literacy in the 21st century library
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Readmill goes public: is the future of books social?

Readmill goes public: is the future of books social? | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Social reading app Readmill has been tipped as one of Berlin's hottest startups — but does it have what it takes to shape the way we read? The company is about to find out as it opens its service to the public for the first time.
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Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre

Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Thank J.K. Rowling for starting the kid's book craze with " Harry Potter " and Stephenie Meyer 's "Twilight" saga for perpetuating the trend that has more adults reading children's titles than ever before.
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Critical-Literacy - home

Critical-Literacy - home | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Can't remember if I shared this here #ctchat http://t.co/PATo3rZj A wiki we presented at QUEST on Critical Literacy using Children's Lit.
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The Remarkable Changes that Technology Can Bring to Teaching and Learning

Since I embarked upon my career as an educator 25 years ago, the changes in the world have been remarkable.   Unless you pause to think about what has changed in the last quarter century, it is ea...
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Web-based Digital Storytelling Tools and Online Interactive Resources : Danny Maas, Emerging Technologies AISI Consultant

Web-based Digital Storytelling Tools and Online Interactive Resources : Danny Maas, Emerging Technologies AISI Consultant | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
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» Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search

» Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Kids know how to Google—they just can't tell when the results are crap.
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The importance of reading.

The importance of reading. | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
The one question that parents have asked me more than any other in my twenty years as a teacher is: “How do I get my son or daughter to read?”

As a young teacher, I didn’t really have an a...
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Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News

To understand how social media, an almost integral part of our current culture, can benefit K-12 schools and districts, we asked eSchool News readers: “Name one way you use social networking in your school/district.
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Revolutionizing Libraries with Social Media

Revolutionizing Libraries with Social Media | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
We are seeing faster and faster changes in the technological
landscape. In fact, in the past few years cloud computing has gone from an abstract idea to state-of-the art storage that we cannot do ...
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“Learning Through Quests and Contests: Games in Information Literacy Instruction” | CUNY Games Network

“Learning Through Quests and Contests: Games in Information Literacy Instruction” | CUNY Games Network | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
New post: "Learning Through Quests and Contests: Games in Information Literacy Instruction" http://t.co/7PG5c3rL...
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2011 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

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Reading to your children

Reading to your children | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Reading Rule no. 3 Read to them is one of the most important Reading Rules of all. I was reminded of this as I read a recent PISA study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
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Top 10 book endings

Top 10 book endings | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
I find it difficult to finish a book I've loved, as closing the book feels like farewelling a good friend. There are some books that will stay with me forever, whose endings I cherish for their s...
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Reading Aloud to Promote Reading Love

Reading Aloud to Promote Reading Love | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
There is reading, and there is reading, and over the decades educators have refined exactly what it is we are aiming to do when reading aloud to a child.
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Critical thinking

Get lesson plans and student handouts to offer lessons that help students learn how to apply critical thinking skills when doing research online.
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His Libraries, 12,000 So Far, Change Lives

His Libraries, 12,000 So Far, Change Lives | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Andrew Carnegie’s legendary library-building has been surpassed, in some respects, by an American you’ve probably never heard of. This is his story.
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e-learning 2.0 - how Web technologies are shaping education

Written by Steve O'Hear and edited by Richard MacManus. This is a two-part series in which Steve will explore how Web technologies are being used in education.
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THE DIGITAL STORY OF THE NATIVITY

How social media, web and mobile tell the story of the Nativity. Christmas story told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Wikipedia, Google Maps, GMa...
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Teacher librarians are important

Teacher librarians are important | Reading, Research and Reflection | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 revolutionized the means at our disposal to filter and share information. Whether by managing information by social bookmarking or RSS reads and feeds, or communicating with our school comm...
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