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Galaktische Schulbibliothek

Galaktische Schulbibliothek | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Es gibt dank Hubble Fotos von Millionen von Sternenhaufen, von Galaxien. Die wurden nach ihrem Aussehen klassifiziert. Manche Galaxie hat Ähnlichkeit mit einem Buchstaben des lateinischen Alphabets...
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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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Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice | School Libraries around the world | 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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Curation of information for educational content and context: article worth reading

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Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's curator insight, July 25, 3:40 AM

was not aware that curation.... definition was born in 1990

lynnegibb's curator insight, July 25, 7:53 PM

This gave me plenty of food for thought and some new insights into the art of and purposes of curation

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.

 

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School librarian cutbacks widen digital divide

School librarian cutbacks widen digital divide | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

About one-third of public schools do not have a full-time, state-certified librarian.

Members of the American Library Association call it a national crisis, as colleges and careers increasingly require students to have expansive digital literacy skills.


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Another study that confirms that school librarian cutbacks widen the digital divide

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, July 23, 4:25 PM

Professional educators speak up the role of the teacher librarian.

Tricia Adams's curator insight, July 27, 5:21 AM

USA response on falling school librarian numbers.  Same will stand here too.

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The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic)

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher (Infographic) | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as one may think. The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic clarifies and explains some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have.


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Characteristics of a digitally competent teacher (and school librarian) [infographic]

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, July 19, 2:55 PM

Applies equally well to a digitally competent teacher librarian

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 20, 2:41 PM

I think I am, I think I am!

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10 Years Later,... 10 Reasons Why the Internet Should Not Be  a Substitute for a Certified Library Media Specialist

10 Years Later,... 10 Reasons Why the Internet Should Not Be  a Substitute for a Certified Library Media Specialist | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
In 2004, Mark Herring in an American Libraries Online post argued that "given the condition of reading test scores among school children nationwide, it isn't surprising to find both our nation and...

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School Library Media specialist: a profession, not an exchangeable gadget

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The Information Literacy User's Guide: An Open, Online Textbook

The Information Literacy User's Guide: An Open, Online Textbook | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
State University of New York - Open SUNY Texbooks
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Tricia Adams's curator insight, July 17, 9:20 AM

Worth a look...

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Libraries for Children and Young Adults newsletter_june2014

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Welcome to browse the latest issue of IFLA Section Libraries for Children and Young Adults Newsletter. The issue is themed Sport and libraries and it contains several interesting articles about libraries providing physical wellbeing.

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50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked questions in response to other people’s views, while Socrates focused on disciplined questioning to get to the truth of the matter.


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Ask the right questions and help yourself to think

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, June 27, 2:21 AM

Challenging questions to extend our thinking - keep asking why?

Lyn Pritchard's curator insight, June 27, 8:02 AM

It is so important to ask the right questions - those that stimulate thinking, discussion and further investigation

Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 7, 7:30 AM

I was always taught that you have to ask the right question to get the right answer...and teaching students to think about developing and pursuing questions is an important part of the process.

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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 around the world | Scoop.it

Are you looking for some web tools to investigate this summer?  Take a look at the 50 tech tools listed below to get started. If you click on the button, it will take you to the website or app.  If there is a picture, you can click there to get an example of what some of the tools do.


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50 Tech Tools foor school / teacher librarians: from video creators to TeddEd Lessons and 48 more

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Melissa Vee Rentchler 's curator insight, June 23, 12:21 AM

Thank you!

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 23, 1:49 PM

Adding to your toolbox!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 14, 9:06 AM

Good list.

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School Libraries in Hungary

School Libraries in Hungary | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Report from the Hungarian School Library Association (with thanks!) http://www.ktep.hu/sites/default/files/Isk_kvt_Mo_eng.pdf

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Design Thinking Applied

Design Thinking Applied | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

NoTosh works with creative companies and organisations on the one hand, and brings the creative and critical thinking strategies from there to schools around the world. The Lab is designed to share actionable innovations from both worlds.


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Design Thinking by NoTosh: creative ideas how to design thinking in the school environment, including school libraries.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, June 5, 4:10 PM

This site outlines the steps on how to use design thinking in your school | Immersion, Synthesise, Ideation, Prototyping. Also includes links to worksheets, tools and other very helpful resources. 

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Historypin | Aussie school library tour

Historypin | Aussie school library tour | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
A virtual tour of Australian school libraries (and a few from overseas...)

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Get inspired: a virtual tour of Aussie (and other) school libraries.

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, May 30, 4:55 PM

A virtual tour of some Australian school libraries thanks to TL Judith Way - a great way to see the layout and designs of school libraries.

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, June 1, 5:35 PM

Take a virtual tour through Australian school libraries to view the places and spaces to support the learning community. 

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 2, 10:35 AM

Library spaces in Aussie land!  Wow!

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20 most clever ads for books, bookstores and libraries

20 most clever ads for books, bookstores and libraries | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
A list of most creative, award-winning print ads for books, bookshops and libraries.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 26, 4:48 PM

These ads will make you smile.  Take a quick peek.  Maybe they'll inspire you!

Anna Rauvenpoor's curator insight, May 29, 11:44 AM

I will be shamelessly stealing some of these great ideas.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 30, 9:34 AM

Nice one for a Friday! Have a good weekend! 

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What’s in a Makerspace? - Evidence of school library impact by school principal

What’s in a Makerspace? - Evidence of school library impact by school principal | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

"In this post, Eric Sheninger describes the secrets to New Milford High School's Makerspace, and how every school can build a Makerspace."


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Principal Eric Sheninger on the school library as makerspace

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lyn_hay's curator insight, May 5, 12:16 AM

Eric Sheninger is one of those school principals you'd just love to clone. What I like about this article is that it is the school principal  (not the teacher librarian) who is publishing evidence of his school library's impact on student learning.  

 

And his conclusion says it all!! "The Makerspace in the library is an oasis for student self-directed learning. It serves as a rejuvenation center for inspiring of love for both formal and informal learning. In my opinion, a space like this should be a priority for all schools in the twenty-first century; and you do not have to break the bank to create one."

 

This vision of a makerspace as place and program fits well with my iCentre concept for schools - see http://studentslearn.wordpress.com/about/about-icentres/ for details.

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 5, 7:46 PM

A library media specialist was given the scope by her principal to push the envelope.

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"The Makerspace in the library is an oasis for student self-directed learning. It serves as a rejuvenation center for inspiring of love for both formal and informal learning" says principal Eric Sheninger

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2013-14 Annual Colorado School Library Survey Highlights - Library Research Service

2013-14 Annual Colorado School Library Survey Highlights - Library Research Service | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
The Colorado School Library Survey is administered each year by the Library Research Service, an office of the Colorado State Library. Surveys are sent to traditional K-12 public educational institutions. Statewide estimates are produced by weighting survey data to reflect the universe of school libraries in Colorado. Survey responses are totals based on results from the school library staff who participated in the survey. This report highlights results from the 2013-14 Colorado School Library Survey. Printable version 2012-13 Annual Colorado School Library Survey Highlights

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Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation

Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

With the vast amount of content that is shared on the Internet, content curation is becoming an essential digital literacy skill for teachers and students.


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School / Teacher librarians: go for Digital Literacy through content curation. Post with tools and practices

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, July 19, 2:59 PM

Highlights the importance of digital curation as an important skill for teachers and students

gwynethjones's curator insight, July 20, 12:38 PM

More great info about Content Curation - I'm quite cra cra for curation!

Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 5:02 PM

Curation - the act of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a coherent way, organized around a specific topic(s). What a great skill to teach students

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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form

Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
TEST Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form
ISTE has long had available technology standards to help promote informed use of technology by students.

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Interesting and explanatory graphic on digital citizinship standards

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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 14, 10:19 AM

Great chart

Helen Rowling's curator insight, July 15, 1:53 AM

For digital learners this is a great way to view the standards DC.

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At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries

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Synergy, journal of the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) in Australia

Synergy, journal of the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) in Australia | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Joomla! - the dynamic portal engine and content management system
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As of May 27th the back issues of the journal have been made available to anyone

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Arlene Lipkewich - YouTube

A. Blair McPherson School, Edmonton School District
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Arlene Lipkewich wins 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award from Alberta Education, the provincial ministry of education. Watch the video to see what Arlene brings to her school community!

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New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

"Below is a handy visual you can share with your students to help them learn about how to critically judge online ( and offline) content. The information included in this visual is based on Google Safety resources as well as on an article I shared here a couple of years ago."


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Learn how to critically judge content (online and offline) via this graphic

 

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 27, 6:21 PM

This is one of the most important skills in learning in the 21st century.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 29, 2:16 PM

I wish someone would create one of these graphics with the language of a fourth grade student. It would be so helpful.

Grisell Rodriguez's curator insight, July 4, 2:29 PM

Nice and very engaging

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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT:  Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014)

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 of IJEDICT (2014), Vol. 10, No. 2

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Infographics & Information Literacy

Infographics & Information Literacy | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Presenting information, data, or library instruction content, in appealing and innovative formats offers librarians opportunities to engage students and library users in services, resources, and in...

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Free tools for creating Infographics for school library professionals >> instruction - engagement - resources

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 14, 7:22 AM

I think this is a really good info graphic. 

Glenda Morris's curator insight, June 14, 10:50 AM

An information literacy infographic 

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 15, 11:21 AM

Great graphic to place for continuing support and review!!

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Leading Learning | Standards of Practice

Leading Learning | Standards of Practice | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014 presents a model for the development and implementation of the school library as a library learning commons. It provides educators with a common set of standards of practice for moving forward. CLA President Marie DeYoung stated that the organization considers this publication as a “definitive learning support that is critical for all Canadian schools.”


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Leading Learning:  Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014. Must-read for all school library professionals & Principals!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 4, 8:09 PM

Our Canadian friends have so many good ideas. All we have to do is learn to listen.

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Designed for Learning: School Libraries

A 2007 video that shows the contribution an effective school library can make to the educational, creative, emotional and reading development of children and young people. It looks at how design can enable this.


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School libraries designed for learning [2007], [video, 27 min.] with Prof. Stephen Heppell, known for his innovative ideas

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 31, 4:55 PM

School Library design to enable learning.

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 31, 7:07 PM

The power of design!

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The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy.

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Doug Belshaw on digital literacy: meme, remix and other elements of #digitalliteracy >> digital literacies

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 26, 3:43 PM

A wonderful model for thinking about learning

Nicole Sprainger's curator insight, May 31, 10:06 PM

Really valuable for iLearn and developing a focus on Inquiry

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, June 6, 8:40 AM

I love this list: cultural, cognitive, constructive, communicative, confident, creative, critical, and civic. I think my fave right now is "critical"