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School libraries are an indispensible function in education. Adopt the school library function in your school and improve the learning results.
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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT:  Vol. 12, No. 1 (2016)

IJEDICT aims to strengthen links between research and practice in ICT in education and development in hitherto less developed parts of the world, e.g., developing countries (especially small states), and rural and remote regions of developed countries. The emphasis is on providing a space for researchers, practitioners and theoreticians to jointly explore ideas using an eclectic mix of research methods and disciplines.
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Latest issue IJEDICT with interesting articles on school libraries and technology, like Adoption, integration and use of ICT in teaching; Developing technology needs assessments for educational programs; Classroom ICT integration in Tanzania; Student perception on a student response system formed by combining mobile phone and a polling website and more ....
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Education Rethink: 11 Reasons Teachers Aren't Using Technology

Does this list reflect what happens in your workplace?


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The Classroom of The Future: How Social Media Can Better Our Education System

Enter the classroom of the future -- a vision crafted by a series of panelists and experts in education, social media strategy, and platform development. Through a series of interactive examples and discussion around new ways to get students the resources they need, we're going to ask these innovators to build us this futuristic classroom -- and we're going to ask you to help. By the end, we want everyone to have a vision of what a socially empowered, and more equal, educational system in American could look like. Then let's go make it happen.


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Speak Up Reports - Personalizing the Classroom Experience

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Personalizing the Classroom Experience – Teachers, Librarians and Administrators Connects the Dots with Digital Learning is the second in a two part series to document the key national findings from Speak Up 2011. This report focuses on how today’s educators are personalizing the learning process for students. The ways that educators are personalizing learning centers around their own experiences with online learning, socially-based media and digital content - much like the students in their own classrooms are already doing!


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Using Diigo in the Classroom - Student Learning with Diigo

Diigo is a powerful information capturing, storing, recalling and sharing tool. Here are just a few of the possibilities with Diigo:

Save important websites and access them on any computer.

Categorize websites by titles, notes, keyword tags, lists and groups.

Search through bookmarks to quickly find desired information.

Save a screenshot of a website and see how it has changed over time.

Annotate websites with highlighting or virtual "sticky notes."

View any annotations made by others on any website visited.

Share websites with groups or the entire Diigo social network.

Comment on the bookmarks of others or solicit comments to your shared bookmarks.

 


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How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple |

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. How educators think of content curation in the classroom is enough to change their reliance on print textbooks.

 


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Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: 10 tips for starting a technology revolution in your school...

Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: 10 tips for starting a technology revolution in your school... | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

10 sensible suggestions from someone who started a technology revolution in their district. Some of the 10 tips have been learned the hard way, while others just happened to work out well.

 


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20 Must-See Facts About The 21st Century Classroom | Edudemic

20 Must-See Facts About The 21st Century Classroom | Edudemic | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

The classroom of the future is on your doorstep. We’re getting slapped in the face with technology (sorry about that, partially my fault), flipped classroom models, and innovative ideas.So what is the current state of the 21st century classroom? How many teachers have computers in their classroom? What are the 3 biggest reasons to use technology in your classroom? A new infographic from Open Colleges spells it out. We had the honor of helping them with this infographic so please spend at least half a second to check it out. Make me think that someone actually sees some of our hard work!


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A Simple Comprehensive Guide on The use of Personal Learning Networks in Education

A Simple Comprehensive Guide on The use of Personal Learning Networks in Education | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Personal Learning Networks, or PLNs, have been around for a long time. Originally they were your family, relatives and friends, or probably other educators and fellow teachers you work with in the same institution, but now and thanks to the development of web technologies and wireless connections, the concept of PLNs has been expanded to engulf people you have never met before in real world. Much of the learning nowadays takes place online and via a network of interconnected relations.


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10 Changes to Expect from the Library of the Future | Online Universities

10 Changes to Expect from the Library of the Future | Online Universities | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Libraries have acted as community cornerstones for millennia, and every April marks School Library Month, celebrating how they promote education and awareness in an open, nurturing space. What makes them such lasting institutions, though, isn’t the mere act of preserving books and promoting knowledge. Rather, it’s the almost uncanny ability to consistently adapt to the changing demands of the local populace and emerging technology alike.


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One-to-one: Bring your own device revolution

This bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach raises many questions, in addition
to promising many benefits. How do you know if such a policy will work for your
school? What do you do about kids who don’t have devices? Will teachers accept
this change in their classrooms? Is your broadband service strong enough? If not,
can you afford to upgrade? In other words, how can you best put such a program
into place? convergemag talked to school administrators and technical officers to find out the best practices they have learned from their BYOD implementations. Their
advice is gathered here, along with checklists to help guide you on the path
to BYOD.


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