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CASL Launches New Advocacy Site! « Calling All School Librarians!

CASL Launches New Advocacy Site! « Calling All School Librarians! | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
We've launched a great new website to help school librarians advocate in a positive manner to save and support school libraries. The CASL Survive and Thrive website provides tools to educate and inform stakeholders about ...
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Promoting school libraries, programs and teacher librarians/library media specialists.
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Eduwebinar - Professional learning network

Eduwebinar - Professional learning network | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Virtual professional learning network for teachers supported by education webinars to boost professional development opportunities in an online environment.
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Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, March 9, 2013 10:18 AM
Great news! :)
jerigby's comment, April 3, 2013 12:29 PM
I love eduwebinars! It fits in to my schedule better than attending workshops.
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6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year: The Daring Librarian

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year: The Daring Librarian | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Markers of Quality: The Role of Librarians in Everyday Life Information Literacy

Markers of Quality: The Role of Librarians in Everyday Life Information Literacy | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This all started when my teenage son reported that Adam Sandler has Ebola. He saw it trending on Facebook. I sighed inwardly and asked if he had looked at the source of the information. Being the son of a librarian he quickly said: “Yes!
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Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects

Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Adapt these six tips to bring personalized learning projects into your classroom and build student engagement.
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6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Check for understanding, manage your students, and build classroom community with these six opening and closing classroom routines.
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What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning?

What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning? | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Teachers use inquiry-based learning to combat the “dunno” -- a chronic problem in student engagement. Check out these four steps for creating inquiry-based curriculum.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 16, 2:10 AM

A sound introduction.

Madelyn Haussner's curator insight, August 17, 1:26 PM
Where is the best place to conduct Inquiry learning? @ your school library! We have the necessary tools to make thesecprojects successful for both teachers and students.
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STEM Girls – Ten Books Featuring Girls Rocking Science by Nancy Castaldo

STEM Girls – Ten Books Featuring Girls Rocking Science by Nancy Castaldo | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Yes, I was a science geek.  I was a girl who looked under rocks, couldn’t wait for dissections in biology class, and was the president of my college science club. That didn’t mean I didn’t love to read, like most girls. I did. In fact, I entered college as a duel Bio/English major. It wasn’t…
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5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices (EdSurge News)

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices (EdSurge News) | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom. But rather than fight this uphill battle (Generation Alpha is forecasted to be more technological than any previous), let's figure out how to leverage these little machines. If used intentionally, m
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Ten Things Your Administrator Needs to Know as the School Year Begins | Knowledge Quest

Ten Things Your Administrator Needs to Know as the School Year Begins | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
10. That you are a teacher who teaches not content but process. You teach children to be information literate, digitally literate, media literate, and visually literate. The skills that you teach, the dispositions that you help children to develop, the responsibilities... Read More ›
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Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom

Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Use design thinking (brainstorming, prototyping, testing, building, and reflecting) to co-create your classroom environment with the students who will be learning in it.
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23 Things Everyone Who Grew Up A Book Nerd Will Understand

23 Things Everyone Who Grew Up A Book Nerd Will Understand | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Why are you reading? Wouldn't you rather play???..
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The Future of Public Libraries: Emerging Trends

The Future of Public Libraries: Emerging Trends | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Many new trends are popping up in libraries around the globe, like makerspaces, digital creation labs, emerging technologies, and multiuse spaces.
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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Transformational teachers share best practices, build mentoring relationships, observe their peers, keep things fresh, model their subject's usefulness, and demonstrate caring beyond what they teach.
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Advice to New Librarians | Knowledge Quest

As the school year begins, some of you may be starting as a school librarian for the first time. With my position, I am able to work with new school librarians in my district. Whether the librarians have just a few or many years as a classroom teacher, they step into this new role feeling overwhelmed with the common question, “Where do I begin?” The following hopefully answers that question and more.

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Madelyn Haussner's curator insight, August 26, 9:27 AM
Advice is helpful to all - whether you're new to the job or a 17 year veteran. Great article, thanks!
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5 Authors Discuss Mental Illness in YA | Knowledge Quest

5 Authors Discuss Mental Illness in YA | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
  An excellent panel on Mental Illness in YA at the 5th Annual SLJTeen Live! online conference this August 10 served as a reminder to continue to expand our collections to reflect a wide range of diverse experiences.
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22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success

22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Nashville Big Picture High School shares many ways to build intentional relationships with students -- strategies that can work at schools of any size.
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4 Student Engagement Tips (From a Student)

4 Student Engagement Tips (From a Student) | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Harley Center shares how relationships, humor, choice, and displaying his work engaged him, plus his three-minute video highlighting student work and personalized learning.
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New Librarian? Start Here! Tips to survive

New Librarian? Start Here! Tips to survive | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
As with any job, starting as a brand new school librarian is exciting, challenging, and often overwhelming. Truly, the most important thing to do is breathe--in my humble opinion, you now hav
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Literature and literacy in the classroom | Eduwebinar

Literature and literacy in the classroom | Eduwebinar | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Webinars with a focus on using literature in the classroom to engage students to develop literacy skills
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Cheap (Yet Valuable) Learning Space Redesign

Cheap (Yet Valuable) Learning Space Redesign | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Rethink classroom and campus spaces, recycle and upcycle materials, tap student ingenuity, attract charitable donors -- and remake and revitalize your school without breaking the bank.
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3 Ways to Address the Black Lives Matter Movement in Your School Library | Knowledge Quest

3 Ways to Address the Black Lives Matter Movement in Your School Library | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
How teacher librarians can address the Black Lives Matter movement in 3 concrete ways to help build empathy and improve research skills on this timely topic
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10 Reasons to Try Genius Hour This School Year - A.J. JULIANI

10 Reasons to Try Genius Hour This School Year - A.J. JULIANI | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
If you haven’t heard of Genius Hour or 20% time in the classroom, the premise is simple: Give your students 20% of their class time (or an hour each wee
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Inquiry-based Learning With and Without Facilitator Interactions - International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education

Inquiry-based Learning With and Without Facilitator Interactions - International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Inquiry-based Learning With and Without Facilitator Interactions
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Teacher Leadership as Professional Development

Teacher Leadership as Professional Development | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
When leadership finds you, make it about improving your own teaching skills as well as helping others connect with new ideas, tools, and materials.
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Are You a Future Ready Librarian? | Knowledge Quest

Are You a Future Ready Librarian? | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
by Joanna Gerakios Has the saying “future ready” been bounced around in your professional circles recently? Does this term have special meaning for us as school librarians? As I initially began hearing “future ready” used in professional conversations, it seemed... Read More ›
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