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Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Digital media is increasingly present in kids' formal and informal educational settings, becoming as common as pencils and notebooks were to their parents. Yet in many American classrooms and homes, these high-tech tools are severely limited or forbidden. Teachers and parents wonder: What are students doing with these technologies?

 

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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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Celebrating Digital Citizenship Week | Knowledge Quest

Celebrating Digital Citizenship Week | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
As teacher-librarians, it is our duty to help students and faculty/staff be superior digital citizens and leave a positive digital footprint.
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Global Online Academy | 20 Questions that Promote Inquiry-Based Learning

Global Online Academy | 20 Questions that Promote Inquiry-Based Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
20 QUESTIONS THAT PROMOTE INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING Professional Development By: Kristin Daniel By Kristin Daniel and Bonnie Lathram   Why do good questions matter? How can educators use inquiry to foster deeper learning?
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What's Possible with Personalized Learning? An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families & Communities - iNACOL

What's Possible with Personalized Learning? An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families & Communities - iNACOL | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This iNACOL report describes the potential of personalized learning for communities, families, schools, parents, teachers and students.
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Future Ready Schools - Preparing Students for Success

Future Ready Schools - Preparing Students for Success | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A movement of thousands of district leaders who are accelerating the transformation of schools through the effective use of digital learning strategies.
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Collaborative Projects Can Work in Any Subject

Collaborative Projects Can Work in Any Subject | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
If we say we want students to become critical thinking life-long learners, we need to provide projects that encourage them to engage in creative collaboration. But what does this look like in each subject area?
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Benefits of Blended Learning for Your Classroom

Benefits of Blended Learning for Your Classroom | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Are you afraid to try blended learning in your CTE or elective classes? Learn the benefits of blended learning and how to easily get started, wit
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Keeping Data: What and How I Plan to Keep Track | Knowledge Quest

Keeping Data: What and How I Plan to Keep Track | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Every year I enjoy looking at the year-end reports that people share. I always find it interesting what and how people represent their library. However, I often think, “Man, I wish I would have thought to keep track of that... Read More ›
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Making a Little More Room for Reading

Making a Little More Room for Reading | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Keshav Yadav, 8, checked out Mota Raja, Putla Kuta (Fat King, Skinny Dog) from the school library again. His dad Bisroo doesn’t mind listening to the same story for the umpteenth time. This one…
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Bringing Inquiry-Based Learning Into Your Class

Bringing Inquiry-Based Learning Into Your Class | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A four-step approach to using a powerful model that increases student agency in learning.
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3 Things Every Educator Should Remember

3 Things Every Educator Should Remember | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A school library blog about library collaborations, new technology, and student voice. We share about how we are working with our learning community.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, August 20, 2:28 AM
My good friend Stony Evans writes a wonderful blog about school libraries. Here he talks about how you feel about your role can impact students and teachers. Show as well as tell everyone what you do. 
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Educator inspiration for the start of a new school year. Understanding the learning environment and students' background and perspectives are more important than ever with culutral and societal influences at an all time high. 

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Homework: How Much Is Too Much?

The conventional take on how much homework kids should do—and the research on why we should rethink it.
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Education World: Libraries Are a Vital Educational Technology Resource

Education World: Libraries Are a Vital Educational Technology Resource | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
How libraries have served as technology hubs, and continue to innovate by providing learning tools that promote 21st century skills.
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Why we need qualified teacher librarians for the digital future

Why we need qualified teacher librarians for the digital future | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Once upon a time school libraries were a place for books and magazines. Today, Teacher Librarians are needed for a whole host of reasons, including preparing our kids for their digital future. Holly Godfree, a Teacher Librarian with the School Library Coalition explains what her role entails in 2017.

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International Association of School Librarianship - International School Library Month

International Association of School Librarianship - International School Library Month | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
ISLM is an opportunity for those in charge of school libraries around the world to choose a day, week, or the entire month in October to celebrate everything great about  school libraries. The 2017 theme for ISLM is “Connecting Communities and Cultures”.
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9 TED Talks on why you should take time to play

9 TED Talks on why you should take time to play | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Play invites creativity and collaboration, and can inspire you to think out of the box! Take a recess and learn about the benefits of connecting with your inner-child.
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How Good is Our School Library?

How Good is Our School Library? | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
How good is our school library? is a companion guide to the how good is our school? framework. It supports library staff & senior managers.
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The Ongoing Important of School Libraries | Softlink Education

The Ongoing Important of School Libraries | Softlink Education | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Softlink is proud to represent school libraries, providing reports & papers such as this https://t.co/wGnliK08O2 from SLS responses https://t.co/KhhYRU7cWy...
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Technology Trends Reshape Today’s Libraries

Technology Trends Reshape Today’s Libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Modernizing learning in the 21st-century school can start in the library.
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The Librarian as Educational Leader | American Libraries Magazine

The Librarian as Educational Leader | American Libraries Magazine | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This selection of books from ALA's librarian addresses practical aspects of administering the school library successfully.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, September 13, 3:09 AM
Some great book recommendations 
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Helping teachers teach, collaboration in the 21st century library

Helping teachers teach, collaboration in the 21st century library | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
With the challenges of standardized testing and other pressures teachers face, many are unwilling to share even a moment of valuable classroom time.  
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, September 10, 2:15 AM
Some great ideas to make teachers understand that the school library is a necessary tool for their classroom and students 
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A Day in the Life of a Middle School Librarian

A Day in the Life of a Middle School Librarian | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
We all know that librarians wear many hats. For some this can be a confusing; however, I love all of the hats that I get to wear during a day in my library. 7:30AM: I start my morning in a “c…
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NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition

NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition is a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and made possible by mindSpark Learning (formerly known as Share Fair Nation).
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Are Libraries the Key to Teaching Computer Science?

Are Libraries the Key to Teaching Computer Science? | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A new initiative looks to enhance school and public libraries with resources for STEM innovation.
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Navigating The Future of Work

Navigating The Future of Work | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
The way we work is always changing and changes today seem to come at an accelerated pace Employees in all fields are seeing some of the foundational elements of working in
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Students Reflect on Inquiry-Based Learning

Students Reflect on Inquiry-Based Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Students Reflect on Inquiry-Based Learning Students describe the knowledge building experiences and tasks that emerged from their learning community presentations about space. They provide detailed accounts of the progression of their learning and the authenticity of real-world inquiry and...
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