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27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does

27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ We love Teacher Librarians! This work by Mia MacMeekin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.”
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Library Displays

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"Creative ideas to promote books from your library collection."
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Sue Holmes's curator insight, July 8, 2013 8:19 AM

I love the idea of the 'blind date' with a book!

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Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom

Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom | School libraries | Scoop.it

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 18, 2014 6:06 PM

Very useful resources here. 

Karen Draper's curator insight, February 19, 2014 4:01 PM

I love "infographs"

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 8, 2014 3:22 PM

great infographic 

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as”
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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 2014 11:28 AM

Evaluating information is a critical life skill. Without sufficient practice, our students will not internalize this skill, and will not remember it from lesson to lesson. Talk to you librarian today about integrating the process of evaluating information into your research projects and lesson plans today!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 9, 2014 1:18 PM

Interesting article showing what school  librarians teach every day, if they get the chance...

liz deskins's curator insight, April 29, 2014 9:09 AM

Something m ost librarians already do; but good to remind us about it!

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20 Best Websites to Download Free eBooks

20 Best Websites to Download Free eBooks | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ With all the great digital technology around these days, we don’t need a tree to make a book. More and more of us are choosing the convenience of digital content over actual books, CDs, DVD and Blu...”
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Library Displays

Library Displays | School libraries | Scoop.it
"Creative ideas to promote books from your library collection."
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Sue Holmes's curator insight, July 8, 2013 8:19 AM

I love the idea of the 'blind date' with a book!

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5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library

5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ Some say that the children's rooms of libraries are an anachronism in a world of mobile screens with books on demand. But I say that while childhood has changed quite a bit, children have not....”
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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, April 22, 2014 11:12 PM

Share this post far and wide! So many of my students do not have public library cards. Let's get a drive going!

Anita Vance's curator insight, April 25, 2014 8:16 AM

The number of choices, the styles of pictures, the myriad of stories available, the physical presence of possibilities and the ability to choose without cost - all of these cannot be found anywhere else...

Dana Kuhlmann's curator insight, July 2, 2014 2:58 PM

Great place to go this summer!

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10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — and How to Change Their Minds | Scholastic.com

10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — and How to Change Their Minds | Scholastic.com | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ Expert advice on how to change the minds of kids who hate to read.”
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Anita Vance's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:38 AM

Now you know - let's fix this!

Sue Holmes's curator insight, September 24, 2013 4:55 AM

Great suggestions to change children's negative attitude to reading.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 8, 2014 12:19 PM

Great article about how to encourage non-readers. 

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What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers? - Mind/Shift

What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers? - Mind/Shift | School libraries | Scoop.it
"Could e-books actually get in the way of reading? That was the question explored in research presented last week by Heather Ruetschlin Schugar, an associate professor at West Chester University, and her spouse Jordan T. Schugar, an instructor at the same institution. Speaking at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, the Schugars reported the results of a study in which they asked middle school students to read either traditional printed books, or e-books on iPads. The students’ reading comprehension, the researchers found, was higher when they read conventional books. In a second study looking at students’ use of e-books created with Apple’s iBooks Author software, the Schugars discovered that the young readers often skipped over the text altogether, engaging instead with the books’ interactive visual features."
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10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — and How to Change Their Minds | Scholastic.com

10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — and How to Change Their Minds | Scholastic.com | School libraries | Scoop.it
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Anita Vance's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:38 AM

Now you know - let's fix this!

Sue Holmes's curator insight, September 24, 2013 4:55 AM

Great suggestions to change children's negative attitude to reading.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 8, 2014 12:19 PM

Great article about how to encourage non-readers. 

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Lovereading UK - Reviews and Recommendations. Buy Books and eBooks, Read free Opening Extracts

Lovereading UK - Reviews and Recommendations. Buy Books and eBooks, Read free Opening Extracts | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ You loved your last book, but what are you going to read next? Let us help you decide. Download Free Opening Extracts, Read online book reviews and get Expert recommendations. Buy books in EVERY format including eBooks, kindle and iBooks.”
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27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does

27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does | School libraries | Scoop.it
“ We love Teacher Librarians! This work by Mia MacMeekin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.”
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Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom

Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom | School libraries | Scoop.it

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 18, 2014 6:06 PM

Very useful resources here. 

Karen Draper's curator insight, February 19, 2014 4:01 PM

I love "infographs"

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 8, 2014 3:22 PM

great infographic