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Curating topics around school libraries, information literacy, learning and learning environments.
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15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

"Netiquette ( net + etiquette) is the code of proper conduct applied to virtual online spaces. This code is dictated by common sense rules ( manners ) and social conventions. Teaching students about netiquette is just as important as teaching them to use technology in their learning. Crafting a netiquette memo for your class and informing your students about the importance of these rules will definitely help you create an engaging, respectful, and meaningful learning environment where collaboration and diversity of opinions are celebrated."


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Sally Tilley's curator insight, June 12, 2014 7:15 PM

Always good to remind ourselves and others about appropriate behavior online, thanks for sharing!

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Malorie Blackman: Why are libraries mandatory in prisons but not schools? - Telegraph

Malorie Blackman: Why are libraries mandatory in prisons but not schools? - Telegraph | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Malorie Blackman, the children's laureate, questions why libraries are mandatory in prisons but not schools, claiming services for young readers are “disappearing”

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Lourense Das's curator insight, March 19, 2014 11:27 AM

Libraries are mandatory in prisons, but not in schools

Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, March 19, 2014 2:39 PM

Liisa Niinikangas kyseli tätä Suomessa jo vuonna 1998...

Anita Vance's curator insight, March 22, 2014 12:40 PM

An eye-opening comparison, is it though provoking enough to yield a reverse of this sad trend?

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Want A Better Library At School? These Eighth-Graders Designed Their Own

Want A Better Library At School? These Eighth-Graders Designed Their Own | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
As part of the design-build classes of Project H, the kids at this Berkeley school created a new room in their school--and rethought the bookshelf in...
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"None of them actually used the word library," Pilloton says. "They all said, we want a place to explore. I thought that was really a poignant way to put it. A library is not just a room filled with books."

Great thinking!!

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The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
By Justin Reich and Beth Holland The Someday/Monday dichotomy captures one of the core challenges in teacher professional development around education techno
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What Keeps Students Motivated to Learn?

What Keeps Students Motivated to Learn? | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
What keeps students motivated to learn? Relevance, connections, and their teachers' emotional investment, among just a few criteria.
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