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Cybersafety 2011 - Download free content from Catholic Network Australia on iTunes

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Download or subscribe to free content from Cybersafety 2011 by Catholic Network Australia on iTunes.
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Pure enjoyment - Scottsboro Daily Sentinel

Pure enjoyment - Scottsboro Daily Sentinel | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Pure enjoymentScottsboro Daily SentinelCollins Elementary librarian Cynthia Patridge is taking a different approach to the Alabama School Libraries Week. The question she's focused on is what exactlyit is that keeps children reading.
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Report on the just ended International School Library Month ...

Report on the just ended International School Library Month ... | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
As Zimbabweans we also felt that there was need to adopt the following sub – theme one school, one library, one librarian in our endeavour to advocate and lobby for better equipped and fully functional libraries through the ...
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Catholic schools restoring libraries - Windsor Star

Catholic schools restoring libraries - Windsor Star | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Catholic schools restoring librariesWindsor StarSeven months after effectively closing school libraries - igniting a furor and drawing national headlines - the Catholic school board has recruited the Windsor Public Library to help resurrect its ...and...
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Social networking, games and simulations as education tools

The article examines the use of technology tools for learning. The first is social networking technology, which characteristically involve logins, the capacity to add images and other content, automatic updates about contacts' activities, and structured connections with individual 'friends' and with groups of collaborators. The forms of collaborative work which it allows can be used to develop students' literacy, research skills, technological skills and capacity for critical analysis.

 

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Some N.J. libraries turn to Amazon Kindle and eBooks - newjerseynewsroom.com

Some N.J. libraries turn to Amazon Kindle and eBooks - newjerseynewsroom.com | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Independent OnlineSome N.J. libraries turn to Amazon Kindle and eBooksnewjerseynewsroom.comAccording to Overdrive.com, in September, leading digital distributor OverDrive announced that it had added Kindle compatibility to the US public and school...
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“We know that access to effective school library programs, staffed by ...

“We know that access to effective school library programs, staffed by ... | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
“We know that access to effective school library programs, staffed by trained school librarians, has a positive impact on student achievement” – five senators show their support. Posted on November 10, 2011 by Jacob Roberts| Leave a ...
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Something special about OUR school libraries

Something special about OUR school libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This clip is part of the series "what your teacher librarian can do for you", aimed at supporting student teachers, especially as they ...youtube.com...
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A profession at the tipping point: Time to change the game plan ...

A profession at the tipping point: Time to change the game plan ... | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Abstract: The nationalisation of K-12 education in Australia has the potential to have a Jupiter Effect (prediction that an alignment of the planets would create a number of catastrophes) on school libraries and the profession.
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State Library of Ohio Blog » Blog Archive » Snapshot Day is next ...

This is your chance to make a difference in the future of Ohio libraries. Need more information and guidance? The toolkit ... Take the statewide results when you visit schools, senior centers, community agencies, and any kind of outreach.
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Help raise funds for Italy School Libraries by searching the internet ...

Help raise funds for Italy School Libraries by searching the internet ... | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
You can help raise funds for the library...and never do anything more than what you do everyday....search the internet! Italy School Library has registered with GoodSearch, a search engine powered by Yahoo!
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How are librarians involved in guided inquiry? « International ...

Carol Collier Kuhlthau (2010) Guided Inquiry: School Libraries in the 21st Century, School Libraries Worldwide, January 2010, Volume 16, Number 1, 17-28. The 21st century calls for new skills, knowledge and ways of ...
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Six K-12 Libraries Win the Follett Challenge - School Library Journal

Six K-12 Libraries Win the Follett Challenge - School Library Journal | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Six K-12 Libraries Win the Follett ChallengeSchool Library JournalBy SLJ Staff Six lucky K-12 media specialists are winners of the Follett Challenge, designed to recognize school libraries that creatively apply technology and content in ways that...
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Gunter Schlamp | go to Brazil to learn how to create good school libraries

Gunter Schlamp | go to Brazil to learn how to create good school libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Among the activities carried out only in the second half of 2011, we gave special attention to the explanation of the experience of school libraries in Europe, given by Professor Gunter Schlamp in the last octuber,14th , at an event sponsored by ...
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NYPL, NYC DOE Partner to Deliver Books Directly to Schools - School Library Journal

NYPL, NYC DOE Partner to Deliver Books Directly to Schools - School Library Journal | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
NYPL, NYC DOE Partner to Deliver Books Directly to SchoolsSchool Library JournalShe says the idea for the collaboration between the world's largest circulating library and the nation's largest school system started last spring when she was trying...
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PALS-Parents Advocating Libraries in Schools | : Enterprise2day

PALS-Parents Advocating Libraries in Schools | : Enterprise2day | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Support your children. support your school library. See what it's about. PALS:Parents Advocating Libraries in Schools Join a movement of parents and grandparents concerned about Utah's future and our children's ability to ...
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THE PIPELINE: School Library/Public Library Partnerships - Internet@Schools Magazine

THE PIPELINE: School Library/Public Library Partnerships - Internet@Schools Magazine | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Collaborations between school and public libraries offer an opportunity to advance students' learning, in terms of both test results and the cultivation of library skills. Such skills are likely to benefit the students in adult life, and may also introduce their families to the public library. Teachers may employ a number of strategies to foster school and public library partnerships.

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Curriculum Leadership Journal | Social media and schools as professional learning communities

This article considers the ways in which social networking tools may be used to overcome some of the obstacles schools face when attempting to develop a professional learning culture. It then examines a key social media service, Twitter, and the ways in which it may help educators to building a personal learning network, and before looking briefly at some other useful tools.

 

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Sign Online Petition to Save School Libraries - School Library Journal

Sign Online Petition to Save School Libraries - School Library Journal | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Sign Online Petition to Save School LibrariesSchool Library JournalSeanean Shanahan, a Los Angeles-based blogger and teacher-librarian at South Region High School #2, has created a petition asking that all school libraries be properly staffed,...
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SLANZA Te Tai Tokerau: Report to National Executive

Most concerning to our profession is the future of School Libraries and who manages them. Some around the country are under threat and the government and ministry aren't yet prepared to make a stand regarding a 'national ...
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Sambat Trust (UK): School Leader Speaks on School Libraries

Sambat Trust (UK): School Leader Speaks on School Libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
School Leader Speaks on School Libraries. Every time Dr. Cecille G. Carandang convenes with the school heads, the development of each school is her main concern. She envisions her district as a community of readers and ...
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Thank Your Senators for their Support (or send them something ...

Thank Your Senators for their Support (or send them something ... | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
I told her that if Senator Cantwell supports school librarians I would send her a personalized READ poster signed by educators, just like the one I'm giving Senator Patty Murray for championing schools, kids and reading.
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School Librarian in Action: When The Search is Sweet

School Librarian in Action: When The Search is Sweet | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
And then there's School Library Advocacy that brings together news, articles, blogs and events on school library advocacy. Curated by Karen Bonano, School Library Advocacy has a lot to offer the school librarian who aims to know what's out ...
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Follett 100K Challenge Winners Announced! « NeverEndingSearch

Follett 100K Challenge Winners Announced! « NeverEndingSearch | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This Follett Challenge Rocks Library Advocacy video compiles the 123 video entries, representing the creativity and determination of librarians around the country as they strive to make an impact on their school's classroom ...
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How Will We Read: In Schools? - Huffington Post (blog)

How Will We Read: In Schools? - Huffington Post (blog) | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
How Will We Read: In Schools?Huffington Post (blog)Carl, what are the issues facing 21st century school libraries? I think the biggest issues facing school libraries are the same issues facing education as a whole: budgets and funding.
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