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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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SCHOOL LIBRARIES UPDATE

SCHOOL LIBRARIES UPDATE | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Nancy Everhart former pres of AASL and FSU librarian visits again..we love having her with us.
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Instant America | Online Graduate Programs

Instant America | Online Graduate Programs | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
This infographic illustrates how Internet has brought us instant gratification and has made Americans impatient.

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Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with

Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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The Phantom Bloggess: Is Librarianship a dying occupation?

The Phantom Bloggess: Is Librarianship a dying occupation? | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

School librarians under threat because of IT?

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20 Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest Right Now

20 Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest Right Now | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Pinterest offers another great way to keep up with creative and cutting-edge ways libraries are engaging with their communities

 


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The 21st Century ICT skills we should be teaching pupils today

The 21st Century ICT skills we should be teaching pupils today | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
21CLN Top Tips (New Blog Post: The 21st Century ICT skills we should be teaching pupils today - http://t.co/M1xfJQew #ukedchat #edchat #edtech...)...
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National Forum on Information Literacy

National Forum on Information Literacy | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Please spend some time with us and explore why information literacy should be a must have workforce development skill on any organizational agenda concerned with the educational, economic, and social welfare of the American people as well as our friends abroad. We have evolved into a national network of 93+ organizations and agencies in conjunction with our international alliance. Each is supportive of information literacy as a key 21st century skill. All view it as a critical pathway in advancing our nation’s educational and workforce development agendas.

 


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Curating the World of Educational Apps -- Campus Technology

Curating the World of Educational Apps -- Campus Technology | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
With a bank of 40,000 educational apps that have been cataloged, reviewed, and approved, a Tennessee initiative hopes to make it easier for educators to use apps in the classroom and beyond.
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Students Seek Books For a Peopled Planet

Students Seek Books For a Peopled Planet | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
A student-driven project builds a library for planetary stewards.
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High School Student Builds School Library in Sierra Leone

High School Student Builds School Library in Sierra Leone | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Eighteen-year-old Mankaprr Conteh has turned her school project into an international cause. She's helped build a library at the school her father attended as a child in Magburaka, a rural area in Sierra Leone's Northern Provence where school libraries are extremely rare.

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librarycampground - home

librarycampground - home | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

This wiki showcases practical ways that librarians can incorporate the ever expanding world of Web 2.0 technology into library related lessons and activities.


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Transforming Information Literacy for Today’s K-12 Learners Through...

Transforming Information Literacy (Lots we need to digest and embrace in @buffyjhamilton presentation http://t.co/OvLVf5K6...)...

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2nd Call for Proposals : IASL international conference in Doha, Qatar. November 2012.

2nd Call for Proposals : IASL international conference in Doha, Qatar. November 2012. | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

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2nd CALL FOR PROPOSALS – NB: NEW DEADLINE FOR RESEARCH PAPERS

 

The Qatar International School Librarians will be hosting the 41st Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship incorporating the 16th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship from 11 – 15th November 2012. Our theme is “The Shifting Sands of School Librarianship” and the major strands are:
Internationalism, Innovation and Creativity, Collaboration, and Literacies and
Fluencies. (See our website at iasl2012.org)

 

We are seeking presentations in the following categories:

Workshop or Presentation for Concurrent Session - 50 minutes, or 1 hour and 50 minutes, Any presentation style, Any topic related to one or more of the conference strands and school librarianship.
Application deadline: April 15, 2012

 

Presentation of Professional Paper or Previously Published Article or Paper

Same as above, with the addition of the presentation of a paper that may be included in our conference proceedings.
Application deadline: April 15, 2012

 

Presentation of New Research as Part of the Peer-Reviewed International Research Forum Same as above, with the presentation of new, formal research. All papers will be peer-reviewed by an international committee and will be published in our conference proceedings.
NEW Application deadline: April 1, 2012

 

Trade Presentation

50 minutes or 1 hour and 50 minutes
Commercial presentation of product or service related to school librarianship
Application deadline: April 15, 2012

 

To apply to be a presenter at the conference, fill out the form at:

http://tinyurl.com/75yukgt

The form can only be submitted online.

To see a document version of the questions so you can save your answers for your own records, use this link: http://tinyurl.com/7lppeqm

 

For information on the program, please contact Linda Hoiseth at lhoiseth@asd.edu.qa

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Students Should Not Abandon Print Research - Room for Debate

Students Should Not Abandon Print Research - Room for Debate | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
We work to create inquiry-driven critical thinking in our students while we systematically remove the tools necessary to stimulate such thought. By Stephanie Rosalia.
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Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread: How Information Today is woven into our lives

Pew Research center slide show on information in our lives


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Encyclopaedia Britannica Gives Up On Print Edition

Encyclopaedia Britannica Gives Up On Print Edition | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Encyclopaedia Britannica will stop publishing print editions - a huge step for the encyclopedia which has been in print since 1768.

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Learning from YouTube > Open Access Video-Book

Learning from YouTube > Open Access Video-Book | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Learning from YouTube, the first video—book published by the MIT Press, investigates these questions with a series of more than 200 texts and videos—"texteos." In scholarly fashion, it has ten "YouTours" composed of sequenced texteos making lengthier arguments. Unlike other books, however, video holds much of its meaning, many authors— students, YouTubers, and other scholars - share its (web) pages, it is written in a relatively informal voice, it cannot be printed and will appear only online, and content can and will be added. YouTube is its subject, form, method, problem, and solution.

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Fuel Your Advocacy Work - Free Online Webcast

Fuel Your Advocacy Work - Free Online Webcast | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Dive into the data from the most recent SLJ school library
spending survey and learn how to use it to strengthen your advocacy work in
this free webcast.

Featuring informative presentations from Dr. Lesley Farmer, professor, author
and international school library advocate and extraordinaire, and Sara Kelly Johns,
former AASL president, advocacy expert and author of the all new SLJ blog Make Some Noise!

REGISTER TODAY FREE
1-hour webcast event

Can't make it March 29?

No problem!

Register now and SLJ will notify you as soon as the webcast is
archived and available for on-demand viewing at your convenience!

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Library Project a Winner in Badges for Lifelong Learning

Library Project a Winner in Badges for Lifelong Learning | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Badges are being proposed as an alternative credentialing system intended to recognize all kinds of skills and competencies and validate learning across environments—in person and online—from afterschool and job-training programs to museums and libraries and beyond


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Implementing change: Handhelds in school libraries

Implementing change: Handhelds in school libraries | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Patricia Bruder on the unconference on handhelds in school libraries ...

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Library alliance set up in Beijing

Library alliance set up in Beijing | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
More than 110 libraries in Beijing jointly launched the Capital Library Alliance on Monday, making book borrowing and lending more convenient for residents with library cards.
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Alberta Education - Inquiry Based Learning

Alberta Education - Inquiry Based Learning | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

A number of resources from Alberta Education.


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Help Your Students Build Online Confidence Through Improved Digital Literacy

Help Your Students Build Online Confidence Through Improved Digital Literacy | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
 Many young people (and adults, for that matter) are in the dark when it comes to navigating the Internet. The trouble is, they don't realize it.

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Nederlander verprutst 8% werktijd aan ICT-problemen en gebrekkige digitale vaardigheden

Nederlander verprutst 8% werktijd aan ICT-problemen en gebrekkige digitale vaardigheden | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

Research report: Dutch employees wasts 8% of his time due to lack of digital skills

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