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A reasonable objection to transliteracy

A reasonable objection to transliteracy | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
A legitimate criticism
'Transliteracy.' Is it a bold new concept or the current enfant terrible of librarianship? It's no secret that transliteracy has a polarizing effect, with the past year's ...
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Back to the Books: How Google Hurts Our Research Skills | The Daily Muse

Back to the Books: How Google Hurts Our Research Skills | The Daily Muse | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Thanks to Google, we may all be losing the ability to research effectively, a new study shows. Here's why—and how to counteract our quick-searching tendencies.
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Five Challenges Every Librarian Must Face

Five Challenges Every Librarian Must Face | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

The dramatic changes in society, exponential advances in technology and globalization of ‘everything’ are easily recognizable one decade into the 21st Century. Nowhere is change more evident than in the librarian profession.

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Creating a Library Learning Commons

Creating a Library Learning Commons | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
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An Educator's Guide to Information Literacy: What Every High School Senior Needs to Know ebook

An Educator's Guide to Information Literacy: What Every High School Senior Needs to Know ebook | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
An Educator's Guide to Information Literacy: What Every High School Senior Needs to Know book download...
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Anu Ojaranta's comment, November 5, 2011 2:39 AM
not a free download, too bad...
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» Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search

» Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

"Kids know how to Google—they just can't tell when the results are rubbish."

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Eeva's comment, November 4, 2011 1:04 AM
Interesting blog to be found this Clive Thompson's!
http://www.collisiondetection.net/
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My Scoop.it!

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I'm trying to stay tuned in what's happening in the field of information literacy, school libraries, ICT and learning environment. I am working on my PhD degree and working as a full time children's librarian and a school librarian. 

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Integrating iPads or tablets into your library services

Integrating iPads or tablets into your library services | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
If you've been thinking about how you might use iPads or tablets in you school or public library, this presentation shares a raft of practical ideas. The concept of embedded or roving librarians is...
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Teacher librarians are important

Teacher librarians are important | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 revolutionized the means at our disposal to filter and share information. Whether by managing information by social bookmarking or RSS reads and feeds, or communicating with our school comm...
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21st-Century Learning – Libraries and Transliteracy

21st-Century Learning – Libraries and Transliteracy | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

"With the increasingly important role for libraries to support knowledge construction and creation, even more so than information and knowledge consumption, the issues surrounding libraries and transliteracies has become an interesting topic of discussion."

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New Trier Library: Developing and Deepening your PLN with Twitter ...

New Trier Library: Developing and Deepening your PLN with Twitter ... | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Here, you can learn how to use #hashtags and how to monitor the most useful #hashtags for education and learning. Cybrary Man offers an even more ... I would add this set of hashtags for librarians: #libraries, #librarians ...
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New Trier Library: NPR Bob Edwards discussion: impact of school ...

New Trier Library: NPR Bob Edwards discussion: impact of school ... | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
The Colorado studies done by sociologist Keith Curry Lance demonstrate the impact school libraries and librarians have on student achievement. Yet, the American Library Association reports library budget cuts in more than ...
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Something to Shout About: New research shows that more librarians means higher reading scores

Something to Shout About: New research shows that more librarians means higher reading scores | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

"For the first time, we’ve conducted a groundbreaking study using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to document the impact of librarian layoffs on fourth-grade reading scores between 2004 to 2009. The results are what you’d expect: in many cases, fewer librarians translated to lower performance—or a slower rise in scores—on standardized tests."

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Library behavior management

STUDENT BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT ESTABLISHING DISCIPLINE in the school library Janice Gilmore... Something all school librarians have faced and problematised over!

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How Facebook Use Correlates With Student Outcomes

How Facebook Use Correlates With Student Outcomes | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
The social media scholar Reynol Junco answers questions about his recent findings -- some of which may surprise you -- about the kinds of behaviors correlated with certain ways college students use Facebook.
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rewriting the story of libraries and learning communities through ...

buffy j.hamilton digital media, technology, teaching, children, and schools the hechinger institute on education and the media november 2011...
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Revolutionising Libraries with Social Media - CampusGuides SLIS at Springshare

Revolutionising Libraries with Social Media - CampusGuides SLIS at Springshare | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

How library services can benefit from various types of social media tools - chck out the quide by Judy O'Connell!

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How Will We Read: In Schools?

How Will We Read: In Schools? | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

How must the role of the school library and the school librarian evolve in the 21st century school?
Our time is an information age. Has there ever been a time in our history more crucial for kids to have the right kind of support?

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Connecting digital literacy between home and school | futurelab

Connecting digital literacy between home and school | futurelab | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

This report describes the connections and discontinuities between children’s digital literacy practices at home and in school in two primary and two secondary schools. It provides a brief introduction to the research, presents and explores findings from the research, drawing out some common themes and discussing challenges and opportunities for connecting children’s digital literacy between home and school.

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What Is This Buzz Word “Transliteracy”? Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

What Is This Buzz Word “Transliteracy”? Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

If you Google “transliteracy,” the definition is nearly unanimous from Wikipedia on down: the ability to read, write and interact on a range of platforms, tools and media. But, behind the definition, according to Ryan Nadel is a simpler concept that’s as old as the theory of evolution.

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Föreläsningar om skolbiblioteksutveckling

Föreläsningar om skolbiblioteksutveckling | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Den senaste tiden har jag pratat en del om skolbiblioteksutveckling i ett par olika externa sammanhang. Jag har föreläst utifrån tre teman och beroende på målgrupp varierat fokus, de tre fråg...
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US study shows Google has changed the way students research - and not for the better

US study shows Google has changed the way students research - and not for the better | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Many university students use scholarly databases like they would Google, revealing an astonishingly poor understanding of how to refine searches for better research results, a US study has found.The…...
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Libraries in the News: The role of school libraries in learning | Wilson Library News

Libraries in the News: The role of school libraries in learning | Wilson Library News | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

What does a great school library look like? In “One Common Goal: Student Learning,” Rutgers University researchers Ross Todd, Carol Gordon, and Ya-Ling Lu present vital information about effective school libraries, with compelling evidence about how they contribute to their schools’ learning agendas.

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Heart of the School - Shout About School Libraries!

Heart of the School - Shout About School Libraries! | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it

CILIP, the SLA and ASCEL are joining forces for a new campaign to Shout About the value of school libraries and school library services. We are all asked to join forces and talk about, blog and tweet the value of school libraries. If you tweet, please include the hashtag #SHOUTABOUT, and follow @anniemauger (CEO CILIP)

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Washington Library Media Association - WLMA Conference Webinar Series

Washington Library Media Association - WLMA Conference Webinar Series | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
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