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In demand: Define problems, ask questions, investigate solutions!

In demand: Define problems, ask questions, investigate solutions! | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Sweden. Australia. New Zealand. The UK. Germany. Arizona. Wisconsin. Maryland. Lots of people from New Jersey. And me, the only one from Massachusetts. About 70 educators from all over the world ar...

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More thoughts and questions about how Inquiry can change learning for the future.

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Afterthoughts of the Guided Inquiry worshop held in CISSL in Rutgers University at the end of April. A very good post also for them who are new to GI. 

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This says it all...."inquiry has the power to change the way students learn and teachers teach."
School Library Learning Commons
Exploring learning for the future with this whole school approach
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The Learning Commons at Ecole Victoria-Albert School

The Learning Commons at Ecole Victoria-Albert School | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Check out my new Blog post about the Learning Commons @vicalmakers! https://t.co/zxdG3zmbGL
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Interconnectedness creates a natural learning environment
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LDSS Library Learning Commons

My School Library Matters OSLA Contest Entry 2016 from Lord Dorchester Secondary School
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Invitation to learning together:)
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Library Media Center Fosters Learning, Creativity and Problem-Solving at Old Turnpike School – Unlock Student Potential

Library Media Center Fosters Learning, Creativity and Problem-Solving at Old Turnpike School – Unlock Student Potential | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Future Ready Librarians - Future Ready Schools

Future Ready Librarians - Future Ready Schools | School Library Learning Commons | 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.
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Library Learning Commons approaches help schools develop learning for needs now and in the future.
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TeachOntario Talks: Co-Create and Collaborate a... | TeachOntario

TeachOntario Talks: Co-Create and Collaborate a... | TeachOntario | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In this installment of the TeachOntario Talks, we are profiling and celebrating the work of teacher-librarian Kate Johnson-McGregor from Brantford
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Learning Commons culture in action!
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Virtual Learning Commons AASL Webinar

Virtual Learning Commons AASL Webinar | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
I’m so privileged to have been given the opportunity to present a webinar for AASL eCOLLAB on a topic I am very passionate about – Virtual Learning Commons.
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Build a participatory learning community 24/7
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learningcommons

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RT @infosmarts: Learning Commons Future Foward https://t.co/BqOFoxdfp5 https://t.co/PsqPNEbz0N
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Download your free poster and Future Forward badge:) https://sites.google.com/site/schoollearningcommons/
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Learning Commons - Learning Commons - Benefits of Learning Commons

A learning commons is an inclusive, flexible, learner-centered, physical or virtual space for collaboration, inquiry, imagination, and play, to expand and deepen learning.
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Great to have provincial statement from Alberta leading the way for other districts! http://llsop.canadianschoollibraries.ca/

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Exploring the Learning Commons

Exploring the Learning Commons | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Students and staff continue to explore the Learning Commons, discovering something new each and every visit. Many are quite content to take advantage of alternative seating to enjoy their reading.
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Naperville North's Learning Commons

Open space, plenty of seating and a café, this is the Naperville North Learning Commons. “A Learning Commons is a little bit different than a traditiona
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How Do the Standards of Practice Provide Direction for This Work?

Support for learning commons should be seen as a collaborative endeavor between school districts, their schools and the stakeholders in the schools. Th
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CSL Leading Learning standards guide transitions in an Alberta School district
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Learning Commons Staff SuperHero video

Richland High School's Learning Commons is looking for a few students with superhero qualities to add to our staff!
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Awesome way to invite students to participate!
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Leading Learning – Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada

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RT @infosmarts: Transforming SL to Learning Commons "This work is a critical investment in Canada's future."https://t.co/Hbz6cKCEPm https:/…
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Leading Learning now live on the web.http://llsop.canadianschoollibraries.ca/
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what's the teacher librarian ?

what does your school have a teacher librarian ? show now ! i make this video with youtube editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Tweet from @crosland_a

Gathering STEAM in the Learning Commons #sd36Learn #sd36tl #tlchat #STEAM #STEM #MakerSpace #MakerEd #EdChat… https://t.co/lYCP2m8nQX
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Personalized Learning Using the Types of Student Inquiry - Learning Personalized

Personalized Learning Using the Types of Student Inquiry - Learning Personalized | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Tweet Trevor MacKenzie Trevor MacKenzie is an award winning English teacher, Instructional Coach (focusing on inquiry and technology), and graduate student from Victoria, BC, Canada who believes that it is a magical time to be an educator.
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New SM North Learning Commons Opens With Fanfare

The new learning commons at Shawnee Mission North was officially opened at a ribbon cutting ceremony this week, at which presentations by student
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Congratulations to all!
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Are You Your School’s Copyright Guru? Explore Copyright Issues in the November/December Issue | Knowledge Quest

Are You Your School’s Copyright Guru? Explore Copyright Issues in the November/December Issue | Knowledge Quest | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Twenty-plus years ago, when I first began teaching, writing, and speaking on copyright in K-12 education and school, public, and higher education libraries and technology centers, there would often be a student or presentation participant with a...
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Joyce Valenza on School Librarianship

Joyce describes the role of the teacher/librarian in a 21st century school library learning commons.
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TLs lead whole school digital learning, global literacy and so much more.
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Learning Commons

How to access the JMS learning Commons website from home. (Digital resources)
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Virtual Learning Commons supporting learning 24/7
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The Canadian Innovators in Education Awards | Canadian Education Association (CEA)

The Canadian Innovators in Education Awards | Canadian Education Association (CEA) | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Beyond the significant prize money, representatives from the award-winning programs will profiled in a Reader’s Digest Canada feature length article, will be honoured at a national CEA/Reader’s Digest Canada event and be profiled nationally...
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Testimony of a Connected Teacher Librarian

Testimony of a Connected Teacher Librarian | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
This week I was contacted by a new Twitter friend in North Carolina. Teacher librarian, Laura Long, messaged me asking if I could create
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Teachers need to be connected to help learners be connected
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Transforming a library into a learning commons

Learn about how a library was transformed into a learning commons at Turner Valley School in Turner Valley, AB, using the Nureva™ Span™ classroo
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"Dream big and be brave"
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What Does the Learning Commons Policy Mean for Schools and School Jurisdictions?

The learning commons approach functions best when learning experiences in the school community are coordinated to support student learning outcomes throug
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Tweet from @Dangergirl1218

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Goals for #futureready learning commons, libraries #tlchat https://t.co/yHGDfJxMaK
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