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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
It’s one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. That’s great, because it offers a lot of advantages for your classroom regardless of your students’ age or what subject matter …

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Helen Rowling's curator insight, July 14, 2014 2:44 AM
Flippin' Classrooms...
Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 14, 2014 10:21 AM

Not every classroom will flip, nor should we do this just because it's the latest thing.... But there are some good reasons to incorporate at least some instructional material online.  For kids to review, play catch up, or even to get ahead.....so it is worth knowing about the basics....

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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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The School Library as Change Agent

The School Library as Change Agent | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
The library offers a unique opportunity for learners to shape their own experience and engage in a “learning expeditions”. Read David Jakes exploration of the great potential for libraries as change agents!
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Critical Analysis and Information Literacy

Critical Analysis and Information Literacy | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Teach students to evaluate what data needs to be gathered, what characterizes fact versus opinion, and where to find the most current and useful information.
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A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians ~ https://t.co/sVdk4NyLhV via @medkh9 #tlchat
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How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture

How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Teachers at Arroyo High School are seeing how years of integrating growth mindset messages into every class have changed student attitudes about learning.
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Top STEAM tools for Online and Offline Learning: Part 2 - Daily Genius

Top STEAM tools for Online and Offline Learning: Part 2 - Daily Genius | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Last week, we looked at some of the top STEAM tools for online and offline learning by exploring web-based platforms and unplugged lessons and board games. With President Obama’s recent initiative to bring computer science to K-12 education and make computer programming a basic skill for all students, many of you will be on the …
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Media Literacy Fundamentals | MediaSmarts

Media Literacy Fundamentals | MediaSmarts | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This section looks at the various aspects and principles relating to media literacy.
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Fully Fund School Libraries

Fully Fund School Libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Many schools across the country won’t have librarians next school year. Sign the petition today.
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An Open Letter to School Boards Everywhere

An Open Letter to School Boards Everywhere | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
School libraries are popping up that are fully, even lavishly, equipped, save for one thing: a certified school librarian. Here, one New Jersey librarian explains why that can never work. Ever.
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5 Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

5 Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and engaged, self-directed learners. Learn more about the five core elements of successful PBL.
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Intrinsic Motivation vs. Standardized Tests

Low standardized test scores are a reflection of being uninspired, not unknowledgeable. Teach your students how to care, lose their fears, and identify and overcome their obstacles.
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5 Tips For Integrating Project-Based Learning In Any Content Area -

5 Tips For Integrating Project-Based Learning In Any Content Area - | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

The elementary years are critical for grounding a student’s understanding of key concepts, across subject areas, to tangible processes and results. To help students grasp the intersections between what they learn in school to the world around them, project-based learning is a handy tool.

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Future Ready Librarians - Future Ready Schools

Future Ready Librarians - Future Ready Schools | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
An essential component to becoming Future Ready, is making a digital learning plan before purchasing technology. The Interactive Planning Dashboard offers districts a five-step collaborative planning process. Upon completion, districts have a complete digital learning implementation plan, full of research-based strategies, including stakeholder input, local context, and district team leadership responsibilities.
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Evaluating Project-Based Learning

Evaluating Project-Based Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Because PBL is about more than learning content, PBL teachers should investigate and experiment with multi-model strategies for assessing their students' learning skills.
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FERNANDO TALAVERA's curator insight, June 23, 1:06 AM
Debido a que el PBL es algo más que el contenido de aprendizaje, los profesores PBL deben explorar y experimentar con las estrategias de múltiples modelos para la evaluación de las habilidades de aprendizaje de sus alumnos.
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8 digital skills we must teach our children

8 digital skills we must teach our children | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

The way children use technology is very different from adults. This gap makes it difficult for parents and educators to fully understand the risks and threats that children could face online. As a result, adults may feel unable to advise children on the safe and responsible use of digital technologies. Likewise, this gap gives rise to different perspectives of what is considered acceptable behaviour.


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Sieg Holle's curator insight, June 24, 10:07 AM
Protect our future through our children 
Christiane Windhausen's curator insight, June 26, 9:08 AM
Fürs Netz muss man irgendwie das Gleiche lernen wie fürs Leben...
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, June 26, 11:02 AM
Interesting schema for thinking about digital skills.
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14 Tech Tools to Enhance Project-Based Learning

14 Tech Tools to Enhance Project-Based Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
By Emily Liebtag - During our time at PBL World, we discovered 14 tech tools that can help educators enhance project-based learning in their classroom.
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The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss

The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
What makes a book a book? Is it just anything that stores and communicates information? Or does it have to do with paper, binding, font, ink, its weight in your hands, the smell of the pages? T
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Picture Books for Kids Who Like to Tinker and Invent

Picture Books for Kids Who Like to Tinker and Invent | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Fabulous picture books perfect for kids who like to tinker with tools and invent imaginative machines.
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The power of reading aloud: not just for babies and little children | EduResearch Matters

A recent study on children’s reading found that fewer children are reading for fun. Worse, as children grow up the less they read for fun.

 

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Project Based Learning | BIE

Project Based Learning | BIE | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
RT @Rosemary_Evans: What can we learn from John Hattie about Project Based Teaching? (Part 2) on https://t.co/MN4G7uoeuH https://t.co/KPrCv…;
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Nine Resources for Building Cultural Literacy | Mix It Up

Nine Resources for Building Cultural Literacy  | Mix It Up | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
From materials that showcase the important aspects of North American culture, such as the history of Native American peoples, to apps and websites that detail issues abroad, including the flow of refugees through Europe, these tools serve to enrich students’ discovery and understanding of places and cultures other than their own.
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6 Important Google Scholar Tips for Teachers and Students (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Important Google Scholar Tips for Teachers and Students (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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What a 21st-Century Education Looks Like [Opinion]

What a 21st-Century Education Looks Like [Opinion] | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Education has come a long way in the last century, but the classroom hasn’t kept up. Learn what changes need to be made to update it for the 21st century.
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Resources on Mindfulness in Education

Resources on Mindfulness in Education | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Discover how mindfulness practices are being applied in schools, learn about some of the early research on benefits, and explore classroom, school-wide, and after-school strategies and programs.
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School libraries are vital for reading and learning - news, guidance, links and quotes - Anne Harding Training

School libraries are vital for reading and learning - news, guidance, links and quotes - Anne Harding Training | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

‘Reading is the centre of learning and libraries are at the heart of this.’ It’s well worth reading the Yorkshire Post article this comes from, ‘School libraries – the “real” seats of learning’.

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