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They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets.

They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets. | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
More colleges are finding the social media posts of their applicants — and sometimes denying admission as a result.
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The importance of remembering how to behave in the social media. 

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, November 11, 2013 10:20 AM

For all our high school and college students out there....

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How Teens Are Really Using Facebook

How Teens Are Really Using Facebook | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
The Facebook generation is fed up with Facebook. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, which surveyed 802 teens between the ages of 12 and 17 last September to produce a 107-page report on their online habits.

Via Reijo Kupiainen
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The power of Facebook is diminishing? 

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Anu Ojaranta's comment, May 22, 2013 6:13 AM
Have others been able to share this on Facebook?
Stacey Py Flynn's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:36 AM

I'm not sure if I should Tweet or post on Facebook or what. 

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Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Take 5: Resources for Working with Reluctant Readers

Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Take 5: Resources for Working with Reluctant Readers | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 22, 2013 3:00 AM

Geat resource. Thanks for sharing.

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Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services

Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Tech-savvy younger Americans are more likely than older adults to have read printed books in the past year, are more likely to appreciate reading in libraries, and are just as strong supporters of traditional library services as older adults, a new...
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The digital materialsfand platforms are increasing in Finland and the students have partly said there is too much technology in schools. It is an odd since they are used to technology out-of-school. Do they have a need to make a strong difference between school time and out-of-school time activities? 

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The importance of instilling a need to read - Telegraph

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Teens who choose to pick up a book for pleasure are more likely to succeed in life, research shows. But getting them to do so isn’t easy, says Jonathan Douglas.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 5, 2013 11:20 AM

School Libraries and librarians have a significant roll to play. Many of us realise the importance to stocking non-curriculum based stock as we want students in our libraries.