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Copyright in a Copy Paste World

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A website dedicated to informing secondary students and their teachers of copyright law, plagiarism policies, and caveats in order to uphold literary integrity and digital ethics through a compilation of various media.

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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 21, 2013 3:07 AM

Dedicated website on plagiarism and copyright with videos, links and more

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 12, 2013 5:51 AM

A good site for plagiarism and copyright resources.

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LIBRARY AS MAKERSPACE: DIY Club: Stop Motion Month

LIBRARY AS MAKERSPACE: DIY Club: Stop Motion Month | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 16, 2:04 AM

Useful tips to help you work in the makerspace

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21st Century Students Use 21st Century School Libraries

Created using PowerPoint by Marta Stirling and Joan Upell, SDSL School Library Coordinators Based on evidence and resources submitted by the 2014 21st Century School Library Award winning...

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School Libraries Matter: The Changing Role of the School Librarian - YouTube

Support over 50,000 school librarians making a difference every day in our schools. Join the conversation. #SchoolLibrariesMatter

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'School libraries play a huge part in pupils' education'

'School libraries play a huge part in pupils' education' | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

In a society where one in three homes has no books owned by the children in them, it is essential that youngsters can find them elsewhere.

 

Recent research emphasises this importance. A study by the Institute of Education (2013) found reading for pleasure ‘to be more important for children's cognitive development between ages 10 and 16 than their parents' level of education.’


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Jessica Billeci's curator insight, November 5, 12:41 AM

"In a society where one in three homes has no books owned by the children in them..." Wow this statement makes me sad, but the article is hopeful.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, November 9, 7:15 PM

Perfectly written.

Lauli Mulinganiza's curator insight, November 10, 3:19 AM

lets us cooperate to make sure that students are getting information in library without problem

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Libraries get into technology exploration - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Libraries get into technology exploration - BurlingtonFreePress.com | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
Libraries get into technology exploration BurlingtonFreePress.com Myrick, 13, of Randolph was one of about a dozen others who joined Youth Services Librarian Jill Coffrin and Vermont Maker Instructor Dayle Payne in the e-textile Make It Glow...

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Teaching Students Skills to become Better Online Readers

Teaching Students Skills to become Better Online Readers | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

Soon after Maryanne Wolf published “Proust and the Squid,” a history of the science and the development of the reading brain from antiquity to the twenty-first century, she began to receive letters from readers. Hundreds of them. While the backgrounds of the writers varied, a theme began to emerge: the more reading moved online, the less students seemed to understand."


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Betty Skeet's curator insight, August 1, 12:08 PM

Reading on line...a good habit? Here to stay?

Helen Teague's curator insight, August 3, 9:36 AM
Do students retain more information when they read from books rather than from digital devices? Does reading online present challenges due to distractions? Do students need to be taught skills to become better online readers?
Ruby Day's curator insight, August 3, 5:21 PM

Studies show we are not reading as effectively online as we are with hard copies. This highlights the need for tools to help us read deeper online - e.g annotation type tools. This links to an interesting stuy of year 5 students using collaborative annotation software demonstrating higher performance than the control group's' paper based annotation.

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The DIY World of Maker Tools and Their Uses

The DIY World of Maker Tools and Their Uses | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

From new technology to everyday materials to rebooting school woodshop and home ec classes, makerspaces challenge students to open their minds and expand their skillsets.


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Who Uses Libraries and Who Doesn’t: A Special Typology

The new library-user landscape and how librarians can explore it themselves

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, July 15, 9:40 PM

Great to see application ideas along with the tools!

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 18, 1:12 PM

Great fun going through Ann's list!

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Google Quality Guidelines Leaked

Google Quality Guidelines Leaked | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
An overview of the leaked Google Quality Guidelines

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Opinion: Dear Congressman, Research Shows Closing School Libraries and Cutting Certified Librarians Does Not Make Sense

Opinion: Dear Congressman, Research Shows Closing School Libraries and Cutting Certified Librarians Does Not Make Sense | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
Closing school libraries and cutting certified librarian positions does not make sense, says YA author and advocate Sarah Darer Littman, who has backed this assertion with research she cites in an open letter to policy makers.

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 23, 5:58 PM

Thank you, Sara!

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 23, 6:45 PM

Reducing school librarians and librarians is one element of reducing the necessary resources in schools.

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Specialists keep library relevant in the Internet era - The Daily Advertiser

Specialists keep library relevant in the Internet era - The Daily Advertiser | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
Specialists keep library relevant in the Internet era The Daily Advertiser This struck me as being particularly novel and funny because I hadn't considered that the library would have an active presence on social media, and certainly not a...

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The Indispensable Library and Librarian | Tech Tidbits

Don't ever doubt it—librarians are in a service industry. By focusing on our unique patron needs and demographics, libraries will continue to be relevant in their schools and communities.

 

Our best librarians are constantly adapting and learning. The future is rich and full of possibility for librarians who are willing to continually assess and respond to their schools’ needs.


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Stephen Williams's curator insight, October 21, 6:39 PM

Printed or electronic, libraries will always provide an invaluable resource for their communities. Library staff will adapt to new technologies and new demands and will always be needed to guide patrons through a brave new world.

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Teacher librarians roles | Pinterest

Teacher librarians roles | Pinterest | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
Teacher Librarian Roles by Deb Schiano

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Tricia Adams's curator insight, October 22, 9:06 AM

More advocacy on why we need good school librarians

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Four ways to advocate for school libraries | eSchool News |

Four ways to advocate for school libraries | eSchool News | | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
School libraries are centers of learning--but librarians have to demonstrate their importance when it comes to student learning.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, October 26, 11:57 AM

I'm ALL about advocacy, baby!

Mary Clark's curator insight, October 26, 9:31 PM

Michelle Luhtala provides an excellent summary of areas we can focus on to build support for fully staffed, funded and open school libraries. As Kid President would say, "Let's get out there!"

Tricia Adams's curator insight, October 27, 6:58 AM

Simple article but useful.

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Chicago Hope: High School Librarian K.C. Boyd

Chicago Hope: High School Librarian K.C. Boyd | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
K.C. Boyd has created a culture of readers at a struggling South Side high school.
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Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

Ibrar Bhatt writes: "Digital curation therefore is not just about finding relevant material, although that is a significant part of it, but is also about creating a specific and unique experience by utilising the resulting materials which then become contextualised within a new space. A curator, therefore, whether she is a journalist-by-proxy such as Popova or a student completing an assignment in a classroom, not only collects and interprets, but also creates a new experience with it. In this respect, curation is a process of problem solving, re-assembling,re-creating, and stewardship of other people’s writing." 


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N Kaspar's curator insight, July 26, 10:39 AM

This would create an interesting twist or option to the practice of assigning an essay as completion of a unit or topic of study.

 

Lourense Das's curator insight, July 30, 9:59 AM

Curation of information for educational content and context: article worth reading

Bodil Hernesvold's curator insight, August 25, 5:05 AM

More on curation. Creating new content from old. When should you blog about it, and when should you tweet?

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Specialists keep library relevant in the Internet era - The Daily Advertiser

Specialists keep library relevant in the Internet era - The Daily Advertiser | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
Specialists keep library relevant in the Internet era The Daily Advertiser This struck me as being particularly novel and funny because I hadn't considered that the library would have an active presence on social media, and certainly not a...

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Educational Technology Is Making Achievement Gaps Even Bigger

Educational Technology Is Making Achievement Gaps Even Bigger | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
The local name for the Philadelphia neighborhood of Kensington is “the Badlands,” and with good reason. Pockmarked with empty lots and burned-out row houses, the area has an unemployment rate of 29 percent and a poverty rate of 90 percent. Just a few miles to the northwest, the genteel neighborhood...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, June 26, 8:22 AM

Check out this study of the way children use computers in two  libraries in two very different communities.

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Should Libraries Censor What is 3D Printed Within Their Walls?

Should Libraries Censor What is 3D Printed Within Their Walls? | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
The advent and spread of new technologies, like that of 3D printing can transform our lives in many ways.  Apart from making our lives easier, cheaper, and mor

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 14, 7:22 AM

Is this a new type of IF issues?

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Learning in Progress: Primary Centers in the Library - Getting Started #KASLSR14

Learning in Progress: Primary Centers in the Library - Getting Started #KASLSR14 | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 15, 7:51 AM

Heidi Neitner shares what centers are and how to make them work in primary libraries.

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Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology

Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
In the six months Mikael Jacobsen has worked as learning experiences manager at the Skokie Public Library, his days have come to include everything from teaching classes to producing movies and offering information about Microsoft Office products. He oversees the library's digital media lab, coordinates its digital literacy offerings and introduces ideas in hands-on learning for non-traditional items, such as video cameras patrons can check out.

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 29, 8:16 AM

Some good news from the Chicago Tribune: Employment of librarians is expected to grow 7 percent by 2022, slower than average compared to other occupations. In the future, fewer librarians are expected to be needed as the public becomes more adept at using electronic resources, but at the same time, the rise in electronic information is expected to boost the demand for librarians who know how to do research..

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 29, 3:20 PM

If you are not sure what librarians do then read this. 

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Green Dot Public Schools & No Right Brain Left Behind are Transforming Public School Libraries

Green Dot Public Schools & No Right Brain Left Behind are Transforming Public School Libraries | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it
Images via Locke High Innovation Space Green Dot Public Schools and No Right Brain Left Behind have launched the Locke JetSpace, a transformed public school library in Locke High School in Watts, California.

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The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future | School Libraries and more | Scoop.it

This year’s “The Learning Curve” report (2014) from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world’s educational systems What is interesting is the focus on what skills current students need to meet the ever changing needs of the global market, and some potential ways to address shortcomings in our collective educational systems.


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Lourense Das's curator insight, October 3, 3:09 PM

Interesting skills students must have for the future, but why is this important for "global market"? The world is not just a market, the world is about living and school (library) should help you to learn how to live.

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, October 3, 11:10 PM

the hardest part will be developing emotional intelligence in a digital world