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Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning? | School Libraries and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
Every student has the capacity for rich, meaningful learning experiences. How can educators tap into the motivation that helps drive a love of learning in
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School libraries change lives, says new report - News - TES

School libraries change lives, says new report - News - TES | School Libraries and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it

School libraries need to be protected from budget cuts because they play an essential role in improving academic outcomes and student well-being, according to a new report.


Via Karen Bonanno, Monica Ehrenstråle
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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 11, 2014 4:31 PM

Doesn't matter which country you come from the findings are the same. School libraries are essential in the development of literacy capabilities for every student. 

Sudi Hope Stodola's curator insight, March 12, 2014 10:37 AM

Best quote from the article: Novelist James Robertson, meanwhile, said that libraries were “as essential a part of school as a classroom”. He added: “You can’t just fill an empty room with books and call it a library – you need somebody to encourage children and show them how to use it.”

That's what we do. 

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SLJ Summit 2012: Full-Time School Librarians Boost Student Test Scores in Reading, Writing, Says PA Report | School Library Journal

SLJ Summit 2012: Full-Time School Librarians Boost Student Test Scores in Reading, Writing, Says PA Report | School Library Journal | School Libraries and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
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Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant | The Edvocate

Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant | The Edvocate | School Libraries and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
Public school libraries have always served an admirable purpose in education. In an indirect way, K-12 libraries have given students support in learning
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Put student passions at center of learning

Put student passions at center of learning | School Libraries and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
“Project-based learning is most effective when students can choose topics that are engaging, meaningful and relevant to their lives.”
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Education Law Center :: School Library Research Media Alert: New PA Study Shows Full-time School Librarian Boosts Student Achievement

New PA Study Shows Full-time School Librarian Boosts       Student Achievement

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Coteaching reading comprehension strategies in elementary school libraries | American Library Association

Coteaching reading comprehension strategies in elementary school libraries | American Library Association | School Libraries and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
Time-strapped educators may wonder whether partnering with school librarians can realistically improve students’ scores, but studies show that collaboration improves overall effectiveness in increasing students’ reading comprehension.
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