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The time for libraries is now!

The time for libraries is now! | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it

School libraries that adapt to the digital needs of their students not only continue to build a reading culture in the school, but provide the divergence and convergence in media needed to provide the materials for motivation, differentiation, collaboration and connections necessary for 21st century learning in the multiple and diverse ways of a true expert

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School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It!
Curating online content for school librarians in the Philippines and the world!
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Biology of Story

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Transmedia Producer Jeff Gomez discusses creating story worlds that expand across multiple media platforms.

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 6, 2:11 PM
Pretty much a must - Jeff on all things story and multiplatform and transmedia etc
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Biology of Story:  "Transmedia Producer Jeff Gomez discusses creating story worlds that expand across multiple media platforms."

Rick Shaughnessy's curator insight, June 14, 11:51 AM
Just an awesome thinker laying out the framework
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Context Is Just as Important as Content in the Classroom

Context Is Just as Important as Content in the Classroom | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
Classroom context is rarely something we discuss and yet understanding it is essential for creating learning environments in which every student can thrive.

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Reclaiming Assessment for Deeper Learning

Reclaiming Assessment for Deeper Learning | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
By Stuart Udall - Education leaders are catalyzing innovative approaches to assessment that encourage a connection to deeper learning.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 27, 5:17 AM

Some interesting points.

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Why Feedback Should Come in the Middle, Not at the End

Why Feedback Should Come in the Middle, Not at the End | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it

Traditionally, we give and receive feedback at the end of projects, assignments, and units. But is this the best way to ensure progress? Researchers are saying it’s not, especially when it comes to encouraging creativity. For optimal academic achievement, teachers and students should consider placing feedback somewhere in the middle.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 28, 12:33 AM

Some good tips towards the end of the article.

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 30, 8:38 AM
Great advice, for younger and adult learners.
Character Minutes's curator insight, June 29, 11:37 AM
Provides tips to follow when giving feedback.

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12 Facets of Education That Will Be Obsolete By 2025

12 Facets of Education That Will Be Obsolete By 2025 | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
A growth mindset is the idea that, whatever level of talent you have, you can always develop further through hard work, good strategies, and mentorship from others. In a growth mindset, the main goal is to get smarter, to challenge your brain, make those new connections, and grow your abilities over time.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 27, 12:40 AM

Some interesting ideas.

Arnie Rotenberg's curator insight, May 27, 7:50 AM
Very interesting ideas
johanna krijnsen's curator insight, May 28, 2:21 AM
'the University of Everywhere will be open to everyone and educational resources that have been scarce and expensive for centuries will be abundant and free.'
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The Daring Librarian: The Way of the Lego

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What if teachers were also researchers?

What if teachers were also researchers? | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
Michelle Cordy, a third grade teacher from Ontario, Canada, calls herself an applied researcher. She believes more teachers need to be researchers who test out new approaches and analyze the results.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 7, 11:08 AM
Teachers are researchers.
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Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning

Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
Consider using at least one of these protocols -- QFT, Chalk Talk, Say Something, or the Harkness Discussion -- to foster student inquiry.
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3 Things I Wish Educators Knew About their Own Learning

3 Things I Wish Educators Knew About their Own Learning | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
I meet many educators around the world, virtually and in person… Many times, I am still amazed at the resistance to new ideas, change and willingness to apply the learning they expect of students to their own learning.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 12, 1:49 AM

Concise and well expressed.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 23, 12:48 PM
The question is about who decides what is important for each teacher to learn rather than whether they learn. I experienced a lack of choice, time, and opportunity to use what I learned and what I felt was important. Instead, someone who did not know much about my students and did not want to to know much about them decided.
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A school library makerspace with Colleen Graves

A school library makerspace with Colleen Graves | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
Today we have an interview with Colleen Graves, a 2016 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, and a school librarian/maker who has brought a makerspace into her school library. Enjoy! LAIP: Tell us a …

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From Books to MOOCs? Emerging Models of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

From Books to MOOCs? Emerging Models of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it

In this volume, researchers in the field of educational technology, MOOC developers and users critically analyse and discuss the current state-of-the-art from different perspectives. In addition, the volume presents views on possible future developments and influences of open and flexible digital learning and teaching.


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An interesting free download for anyone interested in MOOCs. You can download each chapter individually.

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Mark Cottee's curator insight, April 3, 9:19 PM

An interesting free download for anyone interested in MOOCs. You can download each chapter individually.

ismokuhanen's curator insight, April 4, 9:10 AM

An interesting free download for anyone interested in MOOCs. You can download each chapter individually.

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 15, 3:45 PM
Well...if you want to know everything about MOOCs, look no farther. Better yet, take a MOOC and see for yourself.
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School Librarian in Action: School Leader in Focus: Imelda Caravaca Ferrer 1 of 2

School Librarian in Action: School Leader in Focus: Imelda Caravaca Ferrer 1 of 2 | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
This blog has featured Filipino librarians, authors, illustrators, storytellers, literacy advocates and teachers.
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School Librarian in Action: Quick Book Reviews: 10 Contemporary Romance Novellas for Your Reading Pleasure

School Librarian in Action: Quick Book Reviews: 10 Contemporary Romance Novellas for Your Reading Pleasure | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
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Five storytelling techniques to support literacy in the classroom

Five storytelling techniques to support literacy in the classroom | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it

Storytelling in the classroom can be a powerful way to support literacy. Children can be so absorbed in the tale, they are inspired to retell what they’ve heard to others, motivated to read it for themselves and encouraged to take it further and write their own parts or versions.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 9, 4:11 AM

Some nice tips and ideas.

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Digital Citizenship: Two Perspectives on Using Social Media in Education

Digital Citizenship: Two Perspectives on Using Social Media in Education | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
Social media plays a huge role in our lives & the lives of our students. We asked two social media rockstars for their advice on social media in education.
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15 Smart Study Tactics Based on the Latest Brain Research

15 Smart Study Tactics Based on the Latest Brain Research | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it

Think you know everything there is to know about smart studying? You may be surprised by some of the past year’s research. Below are 15 new insights on how to prep for exams and boost your academic achievements in general.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 29, 12:49 AM

Some interesting and useful insights.

Character Minutes's curator insight, June 29, 11:33 AM
Some new data out there plus a good reminder of what we know will students!

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Why our children are so bored at school, cannot wait, get easily frustrated and have no real friends?

Why our children are so bored at school, cannot wait, get easily frustrated and have no real friends? | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
I am an occupational therapist with 10 years of experience working with children, parents, and teachers. I completely agree with this teacher’s message that our children getting worse and worse in many aspects.
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12 Facets of Education That Will Be Obsolete By 2025

12 Facets of Education That Will Be Obsolete By 2025 | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
A growth mindset is the idea that, whatever level of talent you have, you can always develop further through hard work, good strategies, and mentorship from others. In a growth mindset, the main goal is to get smarter, to challenge your brain, make those new connections, and grow your abilities over time.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 27, 12:40 AM

Some interesting ideas.

Arnie Rotenberg's curator insight, May 27, 7:50 AM
Very interesting ideas
johanna krijnsen's curator insight, May 28, 2:21 AM
'the University of Everywhere will be open to everyone and educational resources that have been scarce and expensive for centuries will be abundant and free.'
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Doodle to learn?

Doodle to learn? | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
As a teenager I spent hours doodling in my exercise books - much to the chagrin of my teachers. Unlike the example from this report from Harvard Business Review on the scientific case for doodling while taking notes, my doodles were creative pieces that were more in keeping with hippy style swirls influenced by Hungarian…

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Empowering Teachers Through Self Publishing

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This is the slide deck from Nik’s Keynote presentation at the 8th Virtual Round Table Web Conference 6-8 May 2016 (Fri-Sun). It covers his journey through self publishing and has tips advice and links for anyone who wants to publish their own ebook.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 9, 4:04 AM

My Keynote from the 8th Virtual Round Table Web Conference.

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5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture

5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it

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The 10 Musts of Classroom Management

The 10 Musts of Classroom Management | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
One of the most important roles of a classroom teacher is that of classroom manager. Learning cannot take place in a poorly managed classroom. Conversely, the best classrooms provide environments where teaching and learning can flourish. Follow these tips and you’ll improve your classroom management skills immediately.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 13, 4:44 AM

Some useful tips.

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The FLTMAG - A magazine on technology integration in the world language classroom

The FLTMAG - A magazine on technology integration in the world language classroom | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
A magazine on technology integration in the world language classroom

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A really useful magazine for language teachers.

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Stephania Savva's curator insight, March 30, 7:28 PM

A really useful magazine for language teachers.

Educational Peaks's curator insight, March 31, 10:16 AM

A really useful magazine for language teachers.

Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, April 1, 12:40 PM

A really useful magazine for language teachers.

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School Librarian in Action: Book Spine Poetry Festival 2016

School Librarian in Action: Book Spine Poetry Festival 2016 | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
It is World Poetry Day on March 21. It is time, once again, for the Book Spine Poetry Contest. This is an annual celebration of poetry, oral tradition and books.
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School Librarian in Action: Trekking Down the Ravine and Up the Stream

School Librarian in Action: Trekking Down the Ravine and Up the Stream | School Librarian In Action @ Scoop It! | Scoop.it
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Know the land. Wade in the water. Swim in parts were the water is chest deep and be brave going against the current. It is both frightening and fun! Just be sure you are with friends and guides whom you can trust. That's how it has been with me working in the Academy...

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