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School libraries and learning about future technologies by connecitng with people who know more than me.
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The Five Laws of The Content Curation Economy by Steve Rosenbaum

The Five Laws of The Content Curation Economy by Steve Rosenbaum | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it

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What type of curator are you? I think I need to try harder to get it right! Great article! 

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wanderingsalsero's curator insight, October 20, 2013 8:09 PM

Makes sense to me.

Julie Groom's curator insight, October 23, 2013 4:48 AM

Curating - how to manage it. And curation experts already exist - they're called Librarians!

John Thomas's curator insight, February 9, 2014 12:29 PM
The Five Laws of The Content Curation Economy by Steve Rosenbaum
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A Collection of Great Books for Teachers

A Collection of Great Books for Teachers | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it

Books recommended via PLNs, blogs, colleagues...

 


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:23 PM

In your busyness always try and set aside some time to read.

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The Ultimate Who-To-Follow Guide for Tweeting Librarians, Info Pros, and Educators - Ellyssa Kroski, OEDB.org

The Ultimate Who-To-Follow Guide for Tweeting Librarians, Info Pros, and Educators - Ellyssa Kroski, OEDB.org | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Wondering about who you should be following on Twitter to keep up with the steady stream of updates in Libraryland?  Well, here’s a list of lists!

This quick guide will give you 30 great lists of librarians, instructors, and information professionals that you’ll want to follow on Twitter as well as tweeting authors’ accounts and people and publications to follow to gain tech insights.  Check out each of these and start subscribing!!


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Great list!

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, October 4, 2013 3:01 AM

Fantastic list!!

Natural Health Library's curator insight, October 8, 2013 3:48 AM

So much happening on Twitter in regards to libraries and innovation. Follow this list to be in the thick of it! R

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Research and teaching staff in developing countries rate the value of libraries higher than in the West

Research and teaching staff in developing countries rate the value of libraries higher than in the West | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Nell McCreadie elaborates on the findings from a recent study on the exploring the value of academic libraries in developing countries. Case studies indicated that there is a clear need for better ...
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13 Free Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About

13 Free Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring.

Via Luísa Lima, Juergen Wagner, Evdokia Roka, Margareta, Karin EnbergPersson
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8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy

8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy

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How do you see our job changing? 

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Julieta Silva's comment, September 15, 2013 6:45 PM
Yes, the future is here and now!
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, November 14, 2013 4:03 AM

New trends in Librarianship

Margie Teaches Libstudies's curator insight, November 19, 2013 12:48 AM

But I'm already really busy!!!   Rescooped from classmate @Liz Carnell

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Flipping The Library Classroom for Information Literacy - Connect Learning Today

Flipping The Library Classroom for Information Literacy - Connect Learning Today | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Like many Teaching Librarians across the country, the librarian position in my school had been reduced to part-time before I came to the school.
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flipped learning for librarians as well as teachers. A great idea!

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Library Staff's curator insight, September 1, 2013 8:56 PM

Some very interesting ideas here- what to do when short on face-to-face teaching time and still have an impact on student learning.

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Miffy gets a makeover: Children's favourite to be revamped for 'modern audience' after almost 60 years

Miffy gets a makeover: Children's favourite to be revamped for 'modern audience' after almost 60 years | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Miffy the white rabbit was created in 1955 by Dutch artist Dick Bruna, and her adventures have now sold some 85 million books which have been translated into 80 languages.
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Libraries don't have to be a thing of the past - just look at Melbourne's

Libraries don't have to be a thing of the past - just look at Melbourne's | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Anita Sethi: Taking a close look at some of the most glorious of the world's public libraries, from Australia to England, is a reminder of just how vital they are the world over
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Wikipedia is pushing the boundaries of scholarly practice but the gender gap must be addressed

Wikipedia is pushing the boundaries of scholarly practice but the gender gap must be addressed | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Wikipedia is virtually uncontested as an instrumental conduit for global knowledge exchange. But who is creating and maintaining this knowledge and does it adequately reflect the diversity of exper...
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, August 21, 2013 3:24 PM
This is a really interesting article about who is editing Wikipedia articles. Even more reason for students to be careful.
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News - UKLA : The UK Literacy Association

News - UKLA : The UK Literacy Association | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) is a registered charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education in literacy.
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Really useful calendar of literacy awards and the like. 

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16 Real Modern Technologies Predicted by Inspector Gadget

16 Real Modern Technologies Predicted by Inspector Gadget | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Inspector Gadget predicted laptops, Google, Skype and plenty of other modern technology over 30 years ago.

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Thanks for the trip down memory lane :)

 

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 19, 2013 12:22 PM

I loved this show when it was around!  Little did they realise they were prophetic about technology down the road!  How far we have come in the last 20 years!

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The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education

The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Apple's electronic books are an excellent compliment to their tablets and to the needs of education. Even before the computer revolution, the significant

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Very interesting. The assumption that every school will have Apple is an interesting one. Will there, or is there other alternatives to ibooks?

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Susan Kluger's curator insight, October 3, 2013 10:09 AM

This article makes some good points for using  textbooks on tablets.

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A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children

A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:45 AM

Interesting article on digital citizenship with some good links to peruse.

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What's New With Libraries And Ebooks? In Conversation With The American Library Association

What's New With Libraries And Ebooks? In Conversation With The American Library Association | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
A little over a year ago, when I started blogging for Forbes about digital publishing, librarians were up in arms over the issue of ebooks*. Several of the largest U.S.
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I would love these issues to get sorted. School libraries and public libraries need to loan ebooks 

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CONNECTED

CONNECTED | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
For the first issue of the academic year, we are going to look at 'Flipped Learning' and how you can use it in your classroom to provide...
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Librarian Shaming

Librarian Shaming | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
We all have our dirty, embarrassing secrets. Dracut Librarians are no exception. Here are a few of our dirty librarian secrets.  The faces have been hidden to protect their professional reputations...
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Something fun for the weekend. Hope you have a good one!

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7 tips for making your principal your ally - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

7 tips for making your principal your ally - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Librarians, you cannot afford to have an adversarial relationship with their principals. Y...
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Great post. If you ever think you are not sure how to approach your principle this is the place to look for advice. 

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Curriculum & Leadership Journal | School libraries and teacher-librarians: evidence of their contribution to student literacy and learning

Curriculum & Leadership Journal | School libraries and teacher-librarians: evidence of their contribution to student literacy and learning | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
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Nielsen Survey: How Students Prefer To Use Tablets In Schools

Nielsen Survey: How Students Prefer To Use Tablets In Schools | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Not just for games and movies, tablets are becoming more common in educational settings. A recent Neilsen survey found that 71 percent of students who use table
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Fall decorating: a round-up of smart (and free) posters — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Fall decorating: a round-up of smart (and free) posters — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
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10 Digital Resources That Will Improve Your School Library

10 Digital Resources That Will Improve Your School Library | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it

via Edudemic School had ended. Yet, there was a mini EdCamp nestled deep in the library in Warwick, Rhode Island. In that EdCamp sat a group of inspired, tech-loving educators trying to get ...


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Tricia Adams's curator insight, August 27, 2013 11:08 AM

Some good ideas here

 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:37 AM

New Trends in school libraries

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Throw the book at 'em: Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' video remade with librarians - TODAY.com

Throw the book at 'em: Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' video remade with librarians - TODAY.com | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
The 1994 video for the Beastie Boys' song "Sabotage" is regarded as one of the greatest music videos of all time. If you're skeptical...
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Just for fun! 

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Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - What Gets Measured Gets Done

Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - What Gets Measured Gets Done | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
What Gets Measured Gets Done: The Importance of Evaluating Your Library Media Program
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Nice report about looking at your goals and looking back at what you have achieved. I feel very jealous of librarians who have support from senior management. That is one of my goals :) 

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