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Promoting Multiple Literacies (Principles of New Librarianship)

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In my last post, I outlined 5 principles that I believe new librarianship encompasses. Today, I'm going to delve into the first principle a little further: promoting multiple literacies. Which lite...
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UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Assessment Framework Country Readiness and Competencies


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Tahar Mehenni's curator insight, December 4, 2013 7:07 AM

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25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading | School Libraries | Scoop.it
25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

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Lourense Das's curator insight, December 4, 2013 11:18 AM

Literacy and school libraries: an inextricably team to ensure children will be prepared for the future.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, December 5, 2013 5:14 PM

Article stressing the importance of school wide commitment to encouraging life long reading skills....to allow for choice and enjoyment as well as rigor.  

 

Some great practical suggestions as to how this might look and work in a school.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, December 6, 2013 2:34 AM

Info Literacy and independent reading

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3 Steps To Start Learning How 2 Learn

3 Steps To Start Learning How 2 Learn | School Libraries | Scoop.it
There is a lot of thoughts and ideas about what learning in the 21st century is supposed to look like. Most likely you are constantly bombarded with books, workshops, keynote presentations, webinar...
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Explore the whole site not just this article

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Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide

Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide | School Libraries | Scoop.it

Via reuvenwerber, Dennis T OConnor, Judy O'Connell, Jayne Davidson
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Lovely child friendly way to explain!

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katana Robertson's curator insight, April 2, 2014 1:09 AM

This website adds insight into the proper way of referencing and avoiding plagiarism. This website is necessary for any written assessment.

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Nashville school's library offers glimpse of the future

Nashville school's library offers glimpse of the future | School Libraries | Scoop.it
A half-million-dollar renovation moved the Wright Middle School's library downstairs and made it bigger this year.
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Lucky Nashville school

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Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks'

Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks' | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalents
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I'm not sure how surprising this is......but heartening nonetheless

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10 Tips to Writing Excellent Book Reviews | Indie Author News

10 Tips to Writing Excellent Book Reviews | Indie Author News | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Reviewers should understand what the point of writing a review is. Be professional – As mentioned above a review is for the next potential reader.
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Useful pointers for reviewers

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Digital literacy 'as important as reading and writing' - Telegraph

Digital literacy 'as important as reading and writing' - Telegraph | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Considering the importance placed on digital literacy in many career roles, the new 2014 curriculum seems a step in the right direction – but does more still need to be done?
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Perhaps not quite as important as reading - digital literacy will be very shallow if you can't read effectively? Discuss!!

 

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Critical Search Skills Students Should Know - Edudemic

Critical Search Skills Students Should Know - Edudemic | School Libraries | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
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USA Teacher Librarian Holly Clark on Critical search Skills - thought provoking....

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21st Century School Libraries, Parent Engagement and Student Achievement


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 10, 2013 2:43 AM

Tutorial for advocacy promotion

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This has inspired me to try and create something similar.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 7:49 AM

This is great! Have a look and see what you could create if you had the time :) One day I will do the same. 

 

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UNESCO promotes media and information literacy within post-2015 development agenda

UNESCO promotes media and information literacy within post-2015 development agenda | School Libraries | Scoop.it
UNESCO encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations.
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Watch out for interesting material arising out of this meeting...

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SLA - New book about creating readers

SLA - New book about creating readers | School Libraries | Scoop.it

Creating Readers: A reflective Guide for School Librarians and Teachers by renowned expert Prue Goodwin.

The book aims to help librarians and teachers:
• consider the process of becoming a reader
• revisit aspects of literacy teaching
• challenge and question assumptions about teaching reading
• initiate discussion amongst colleagues.

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Who is the tech leader at your school: the school / teacher librarian

Who is the tech leader at your school: the school / teacher librarian | School Libraries | Scoop.it

As education technology has evolved, so, too, have the kinds of digital tools that school librarians use with their students. More than 750 school librarians responded to SLJ’s survey, representing K–12 public and private schools across the country.


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Infographics are so useful!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 10, 2013 4:01 PM

Librarians and media specialists can be the driving force for school change!

Deborah Rinio's curator insight, December 12, 2013 1:14 PM

In the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, library staff are often the front-line response for technical troubleshooting. Librarians also introduce teachers to new educational technology tools and strategies, help instruct students in those tools, and offer training to help both teachers and student improve their technology skills and know-how. 

Anita Vance's curator insight, January 28, 2014 6:19 PM

That just makes sense - as information is shared through new media, librarians have learned to share it - we have the best job in the world !!!

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21st century learning | Innovation Unit

21st century learning | Innovation Unit | School Libraries | Scoop.it

But what do we mean by 21st century education? Things are changing around us very dramatically, very quickly. The world is becoming more interconnected, the environment is becoming less stable, and technology is continuously altering our relationship to information. Changing global conditions demand that we rethink what, but even more important, how and where we learn. We need education for the 21st century.


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Practical and interesting

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, December 6, 2013 3:48 PM

Theory and pratical ideas for engaging students in learning.

Elena Orlova's curator insight, December 9, 2013 4:24 AM
Обучение 21-го века | Инновации 
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“iPad Cafe” spices up middle school library

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“iPad Cafe” spices up middle school library Lexington Clipper Herald Lexington Public Schools technology core team asked us what we could do to make our classrooms a 21st Century learning environment, one teacher had the idea of an iPad café at the...

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Moderation in all things...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, December 2, 2013 3:22 PM

A bit like walking into an Apple Store!

Britt Smith's curator insight, December 7, 2013 6:51 AM

Awesome idea to motivate students to reach reading goals and continue to engage them in meaningful learning activities as part of the reward.  Essential for schools to continue to expose students to modern or new technologies while they are "in school."  Students who regress in terms of technology exposure while at school vs. home lose confidence in the credibility of technology instruction when the tools are antiquated.

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Journal of Information Literacy: IL 40 years on

Journal of Information Literacy: IL 40 years on | School Libraries | Scoop.it

Quoted from the Editorial, by Jane Secker:

«As the year draws to a close many of us start to turn our thoughts to the New Year and 2014 will mark a milestone in the information literacy (IL) world. Next year will be 40 years since the coining of the phrase ‘information literacy’ by Paul Zurkowski (1974). As we approach this anniversary, it is worth reflecting on how IL has developed. For many people a 40th birthday is often a milestone, a signal we have reached a certain level of maturity and a time to reflect on where we are in our  lives. The 19th century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, speaking of life, said: "The first forty years of life give us the text: the next thirty supply the commentary." When a discipline reaches a 40-year anniversary it is surely only right to reflect on its history, to celebrate the achievements and be ambitious for its future. IL still feels like a relatively new field that is defining itself and battling for recognition; however, reading Zurkowski’s paper now, I have been struck by how little has changed (...)».


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Media Literacy In Europe

Twelve good Media Literacy practices that will inspire you! A magazine published by the Evens Foundation.

http://www.evensfoundation.be
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Looks fascinating - such a vital topic.

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The Top 10 iPad Tips For Teachers - Edudemic

The Top 10 iPad Tips For Teachers - Edudemic | School Libraries | Scoop.it
In an effort to keep everyone using them as effectively as possible, the wonderful Lisa Johnson (of TechChef4U fame) assembled this David Letterman-esque Top Ten list of iPad tips for teachers.
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Useful....

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Libraries Change Lives - Huffington Post

Libraries Change Lives - Huffington Post | School Libraries | Scoop.it

Want to hang out with a bunch of really smart people? Spend a day at a convention of school librarians. That's what I did on Friday, November 15 in Hartford, Connecticut at the biannual convention of the American Association of School Librarians. What makes them so smart? They are exemplars of what the Opening Session speaker, Tony Wagner, author of Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World, says the country needs if we are going to produce the many young innovators needed for our technology-driven new world order.


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Gaming the library: using game-based learning in libraries

Gaming the library: using game-based learning in libraries | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Willie Miller discusses the use of game based learning to design innovative library instruction.
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fascinating

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Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant

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Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant - The Huffington Post
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Very balanced article.

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Prisoners' Education Trust: Moses learning journey

Prisoners' Education Trust: Moses learning journey | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Prisoners' Education Trust provides educational opportunities for men and women prisoners to make a positive change in their lives.
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Teachers and librarians thanked in this learning journey

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Screen Time, Young Kids and Literacy: New Data Begs Questions

Screen Time, Young Kids and Literacy: New Data Begs Questions | School Libraries | Scoop.it
The larger picture painted by today's statistics is hard to miss: Media is embedded in children's lives and dominating hours of their days, while reading is trailing behind.
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Interesting snapshot from the US

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