School Libraries around the world
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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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Has the school library a future in the digital age?

Has the school library a future in the digital age? | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
The concept of a school library in a digital age is challenging.
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Principal Tricia Kelleher on the role of the school library in the digital age. Great example for other principals to rethink the school library

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Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, May 26, 2013 12:53 AM

Combinar conceitos como o de biblioteca e do gabinete de curiosidades para reinventar a biblioteca esolar na era digital não apenas como local de empréstimo de livros mas sobretudo como ponto de inspiração para ideias novas e conhecimento.

Sofia Fragou's curator insight, May 27, 2013 3:16 AM

"...the library is more than a facilitating process – it has cultural significance which matters. The library can inspire."

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Re-Visioning A School Library | Connected Principals

Re-Visioning A School Library | Connected Principals | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

This year we have embarked on the process of updating our Media Resource Centre to better meet the needs of our students and teachers as they full immerse in the data rich world we live in. Let me begin by stating that our school’s BYOD policy, in conjunction with a robust WiFi network (handling up to 4000 devices simultaneously) has already gone a long way of transforming this place of learning.


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School libraries to keep books for now - Guardian Messenger

School libraries to keep books for now - Guardian Messenger | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

HIGH schools say the good old book is not dead - at least for now.

The Guardian Messenger asked principals what they thought of Henley High’s decision to ditch all traditional books in favour of a digital library.


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Linking for Learning - Edubeacon - Comparing school library perspectives - Principal's versus Librarian's

Linking for Learning - Edubeacon - Comparing school library perspectives - Principal's versus Librarian's | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Illustration by David Flaherty from SLJ

The school holiday break is providing an opportu...
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 3, 2013 11:20 AM

Great article, thanks for sharing!

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How Does Your Boss See You?: Proof That Principals Value Librarians

How Does Your Boss See You?: Proof That Principals Value Librarians | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Principals value their librarians. They also want them to be more visible leaders.

Those are just two of the interesting findings from a recent survey of 102 media specialists and 67 principals. In fact, 90 percent of the administrators that we surveyed think we have a positive impact in schools—and a large number also feel that our jobs are important.


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Paula Correia's curator insight, April 19, 2013 6:06 AM

Os diretores de escolas nos EUA valorizam os seus bibliotecários. 90% dos administradores consideram que o trabalho desenvolvido pelos bibliotecários é importante e tem um impacto positivo nas escolas. Não obstante, os diretores também querem que os bibliotecários se tornem líderes mais visíveis. Estas são apenas duas das conclusões interessantes de uma pesquisa recente.

Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, May 24, 2013 11:21 AM
Uma abordagem interessante a aplicar em Portugal. Perguntem aos diretores...