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Plagiarism: Copy-Paste Future of the Internet

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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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Arranging library fiction by genre | Services to Schools

Arranging library fiction by genre | Services to Schools | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
An approach for arranging fiction in your school library worth considering is alphabetically, within smaller genre sections.
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How to Be an Effective Ally to Parents | Edudemic

How to Be an Effective Ally to Parents | Edudemic | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
It is said that it takes a village to raise a child. Because parents & teachers live separately, tension can arise, but it doesn't have to be this way.
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Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
In his popular TED talk, Ken Robinson made the powerful point that most of the students doing work in your classrooms today will be entering a job force that none of you can visualize.
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ESEA: ALA and Advocacy Community Urging School Library Supporters to Act Now

ESEA: ALA and Advocacy Community Urging School Library Supporters to Act Now | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
With the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act coming up, the American Library Association has been leading the campaign to get dedicated funding for school libraries into the bill.
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School Library Monthly - School Library Influence and Advocacy

If school library programs are going to continue to exist, grow, and prosper, advocacy needs to be viewed as an integral part of a school librarian's responsibilities.
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Study: Large online literacy achievement gap exists

Study: Large online literacy achievement gap exists | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Today’s students may be skilled at texting and social media, but many are unable to perform online research and distinguish accurate information on the web, according to a new study.

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The Crisis in School Libraries

The Crisis in School Libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Since the early 1990’s, school libraries have continued to erode; each year more school boards must make the difficult decision to reduce proper staffing in the school library and to cut back or stop the purchasing of school library resources.
This decline is having a direct negative impact on student achievement and reading engagement. Students who are in schools without a staffed and resourced library program are not receiving the same education as students who have school libraries.

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Anne McLean's curator insight, March 16, 5:26 PM

School libraries need more staffing and resources in the digital age.  We need to make school leaders aware of the direct negative impact of cuts to staffing and budgets.

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Phases of inquiry-based learning: Definitions and the inquiry cycle

Inquiry-based learning is gaining popularity in science curricula, international research and development projects as well as teaching. One of the underlying reasons is that its success can be significantly improved due to the recent technical developments that allow the inquiry process to be supported by electronic learning environments. Inquiry-based learning is often organized into inquiry phases that together form an inquiry cycle.

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21st Century Skills Definition

21st Century Skills Definition | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
The term 21st century skills refers to a broad set of knowledge, skills, work habits, and character traits that are believed—by educators, school reformers, college professors, employers, and others—to be critically important to success in today’s world, particularly in collegiate programs and contemporary careers and workplaces. Generally speaking, 21st century skills can be applied in all …
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Great for advocacy and defining the skills we need in the 21st century school library

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Julianne Moore speaks for school libraries in new PSA | Knowledge Quest

Julianne Moore speaks for school libraries in new PSA | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A new PSA featuring Academy Award® winning actress and bestselling author Julianne Moore is now available from the AASL as part of the 30th anniversary of School Library Month.
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8 Steps To Design Problem-Based Learning In Your Classroom

8 Steps To Design Problem-Based Learning In Your Classroom | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
What Is Problem-Based Learning?
by TeachThought Staff
What is problem-based learning? One definition, if we want to start simple, is learning that is based around a problem.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, March 11, 2:51 PM

I absolutely LOVE this article and accompanying infographic. This is a great conversation starter with teachers in your building who might want to play but didn't know where to start. Think of what a classroom teacher and media specialist could do with this!

Natarsha Miller's curator insight, March 17, 11:14 PM

This is a solid article and breaks down "what problem based learning is"

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Creating a School Library Makerspace: The Beginning of a Journey | Tech Tidbits

Creating a School Library Makerspace: The Beginning of a Journey | Tech Tidbits | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
After chasing down the funding, and getting input from colleagues and adviser, Phil Goerner is about to launch a makerspace focused on the basics—with room to grow—in Silver Creek (CO) High School’s library.
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How to Crowdfund Your Classroom

How to Crowdfund Your Classroom | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
If you’re like most teachers, you spend a crazy amount of your own money on your classroom. In fact, this Forbes article explains that teachers spend an average of $513 each year on classroom supplies, books, and their own professional development.
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Profession at the tipping point (revisited) - Karen Bonanno

Profession at the tipping point (revisited) - Karen Bonanno | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Keeping up to date is one of the main challenges facing any professional.
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Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation

Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

This post is promoted by Encyclopedia Britannica Noet Edition, who asked us to talk about the credibility of information research in a digital world.

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Questions To Ask About Ed-Tech At Your Kids' School

Questions To Ask About Ed-Tech At Your Kids' School | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
America's schools are rocketing into the digital age. But parents are often in the dark as to how or, more importantly, why.
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Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
March 17, 2015
Blended Learning is one of the major learning concepts that came about as a direct result of the impact of technology integration in education.In blended learning students and teachers...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, March 19, 8:23 AM

I LOVE this Infographic that shows what blended learning is so you can better understand it yourself and help you help teachers make the leap!

Fran Bove's curator insight, March 23, 9:06 AM

A neat info-graphic that explains blended learning to teachers.

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Diigo and Feedly and Flipboard- Oh My! Ideas for Teaching Information Literacy

Diigo and Feedly and Flipboard- Oh My! Ideas for Teaching Information Literacy | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
"Awesome" That is what Evan, one of my Digital Literacy students, said when I showed him and his classmates Flipboard. Laying the Foundation for Digital Citizenship: For the past two weeks, my stud...
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7 things every kid should master - The Boston Globe

7 things every kid should master - The Boston Globe | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A noted Williams College psychologist argues standardized tests are useful, if they measure the abilities students really need.

 

Here are seven abilities and dispositions that kids should acquire or improve upon — and therefore should be measured — while in school.

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Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space: Basics in school planning, funding and services: school libraries as an example

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space: Basics in school planning, funding and services: school libraries as an example | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what contemporary book should be taught in high school. Here are the brilliant results.
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How to get kids to read independently - Washington Post (blog)

How to get kids to read independently - Washington Post (blog) | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Findings and analysis of an annual survey on reading habits of young people.
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7 Ways To Prevent Cyberbullying

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7 Ways To Prevent Cyberbullying
by Paula Green, Antibullying Advocate
If a child is expressing anger or anxiety after going online, it might be one of the signs he/she is being cyberbullied.
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5 Questions with James Patterson as he partners with Scholastic to help save school libraries! | On Our Minds

5 Questions with James Patterson as he partners with Scholastic to help save school libraries! | On Our Minds | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
James Patterson is a household name thanks to the incredible stories he tells. And now, he's helping to save school libraries.
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James Patterson to donate $1.25 million to school libraries

James Patterson to donate $1.25 million to school libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
James Patterson is one of the most famous authors in the world, with more than 100 books (at least one of which explodes ) to his name.
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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 10, 2:55 PM

Thank you, Jame Patterson.