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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IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia – Revised and extended

IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia – Revised and extended | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
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Revised and updated IFLA guidelines on services for persons with dyslexia now available in multiple languages. Important role for school librarians in helping dyslexic students
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Meetups and Photo Booths and Deals, Oh My! — Using Social Media to Create Hybrid Events on Your Campus

Meetups and Photo Booths and Deals, Oh My! — Using Social Media to Create Hybrid Events on Your Campus | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Meetups and Photo Booths and Deals, Oh My! — Using Social Media to Create Hybrid Events on Your Campus.

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Conference EMMILE (Milan, Italy, Feb. 27-29, 2012)

Dear friends and colleagues,

on behalf of the Conference Committee, I am happy to
invite you to the "EMMILE" (European Meeting on Media and Information
Literacy Education), to be held in Milan, Feb. 27-29, 2012.

This is a joint event, promoted by IASL (Europe) in
conjunction with IFLA SLRC Section, the Italian Library Association, the
Regione Lombardia, the Regional Education Authority of Lumbardy, the
Goethe-Institut Mailand, the EU EMPATIC Project etc.

More info are available at URL: http://emmile.wordpress.com/ (please,
take in account that the webpages are in progress).

My best regards.

Luisa Marquardt

Director Europe for IASL

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Jamaica mulls combining library collections - Brattleboro Reformer

Jamaica mulls combining library collections - Brattleboro Reformer | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Jamaica mulls combining library collectionsBrattleboro ReformerJAMAICA -- A small collection of books and journals at the Jamaica Village School's library is moving back into the classrooms later this month.
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Continuing Crisis in School Libraries

"Canada is in the midst of an educational crisis with the continual erosion of school library programs. December 6, 2011, more than 60 educators, authors, publishers, librarians and parents gathered at Hart House, University of Toronto"

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The Busy Librarian: Surrounded.

The Busy Librarian: Surrounded. | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

A few words come to mind when I think of the practice of librarianship...

solitary.

isolated.

underrepresented.

(we'll leave off cats, tea drinkers, and pullover cardigans for the next list)

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Virtual tour of Australian school libraries

Virtual tour of Australian school libraries | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
OH WOW!

Judith Way - one of my library heroines (read more about her here) has achieved this grand feat. A fantastic inside view of lots of Australian School libraries.  Just WOW!



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Op Ed: School Librarians are Essential to Student Achievement - The Village Green

Op Ed: School Librarians are Essential to Student Achievement - The Village Green | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
The following letter was sent to Supt. Dr. John Ramos and the Board of Education of the South Orange – Maplewood School District. The letter was read aloud at Monday night’s BOE meeting. To: South Orange Maplewood School District, Dr. Ramos, SOMSD Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth Baker, Board President Stephanie Lawson – Muhammad, 1st Vice President …
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School libraries: "...more kitchen than grocery store...". Great words from Dr. Joyce Valenza in a letter to officials. Please check out the full letter. It contains the right words to advocate school libraries worldwide.
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Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital Age

At the School Library Journal Leadership Summit 2011, Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie looked at the “state of reading” in the digital age by going through (Check out this SlideShare presentation : Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital ...)...

Via Pippa Davies @PippaDavies , Dennis T OConnor
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Support School Libraries

Support School Libraries | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Persuade budget groups to take Teacher-Librarian jobs off the suggested list of budget cuts!
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Decision taken after Tory Hertfordshire county councillors forecast £50000 deficit - St Albans & Harpenden Review

Decision taken after Tory Hertfordshire county councillors forecast £50000 deficit - St Albans & Harpenden Review | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Decision taken after Tory Hertfordshire county councillors forecast £50000 deficitSt Albans & Harpenden ReviewA school library support staff service which help pupils in Hertfordshire is being axed from next year, due to a growing black hole in its...
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Idea Exchange: Crisis or Opportunity? School Libraries in the 21st Century

In Canada, school library programs and the number of teacher librarians and library staff have been in decline for many...
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AASL Essential Links - Resources for school library program development

AASL Essential Links - Resources for school library program development | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
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