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Education 3.0--Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences

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Education 3.0--Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences (Education 3.0--Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences http://t.co/znJytecGfA via @teachthought #edchat #inquiry)...
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Learning Commons should lead the way.....

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Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library

Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
By Paul Mihailidis, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Emerson College and Director, Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change School libraries today feel increasing pressure to reinvent themselves in th...
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» Monday Means Leadership: Engaging Students AASL Blog

» Monday Means Leadership: Engaging Students AASL Blog | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
RT @infosmarts: Students thrive as leaders in the library learning commons @T4LOntario @CdnSchoolLibrar http://t.co/tttBRcACeB
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Yes indeed empower students as leaders in the library learning commons.

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Takatsu Interview by Creative Teacher Librarian - YouTube

Takatsu wrote the first English-language cell phone novel. We discussed cell phone novels, Wattpad, and creating collaborative platforms for art. He also com...
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Another creative strategy for literacy support.

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Imagine the Possibilities - YouTube

A vision of the school library learning commons in the future by Dominique Sullivan and Jennifer Lunny.
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Nice alignment with our new standards:)

Leading learning: Standards of practice for school library learning commons in Canada.  http://clatoolbox.ca/casl/slic/llsop.pdf

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

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Via Bookmarking Librarian
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Great to see application ideas along with the tools!

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 18, 1:12 PM

Great fun going through Ann's list!

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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

Via  Duncan White
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Love all the focus on questioning

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DL3 Knowledge Building Center

Part 3 of an interview with David Loertscher, Professor at San Jose State University School of Information and Library Science, and a strong proponent of the Learning Commons model.
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Alberta Education - Learning Commons/School Libraries

Alberta Education - Learning Commons/School Libraries | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Learning Commons Policy (2014): To support students in attaining the goals and standards as stated in the Ministerial Order on Student Learning, school authorities must ensure that students have ac...
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Provincial policy language will help progress!

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EDUCATIONAL MAKERSPACES | Teacher Librarian

The Philosophy of Educational Makerspaces Part 1 of Making an Educational Makerspace R. Steven Kurti, Debby L.
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Literacy, Learning & Minecraft

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Having your assumptions challenged is an odd experience; it’s a little like grief. At first you cling to the ideas upon which you built your practice, possibly even your world (shock and denial), y...
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Lots here to think about and apply to learning.

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15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Sue Walsh's curator insight, June 14, 7:03 PM

Discussion board manners :-)

gwynethjones's curator insight, June 15, 10:32 AM

So many of these tips are just basic human common sense. But this is a nice package to start the conversation!

abyd's curator insight, July 2, 6:01 PM

Might be helpful setting out ground rules at the start

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Mt. Alvernia: the journey to iCentre — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Mt. Alvernia: the journey to iCentre — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Inspiring stories of transformation of school libraries to futures oriented learning catalysts from Australia.

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, June 15, 7:34 AM

A great post from Joyce Valenza aboutBrisbane's Mt Alvernia College transformation from a school library to a 21st Century iCentre - the hub is the school. What's more important is the rethinking of the role of the teacher librarian.     

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TMC 2014: The Big Think - YouTube

Treasure Mountain Canada 2014 is a research symposium to advance knowledge about the school library learning commons. Dr. David Loertscher takes participants... (RT @AnitaBK: Video from #tmcanada2014 The Learning Commons is...
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The Big Think is a critical component of any learning experience for adults as well as kids. Metacognition of what we learned and how makes key ideas stick!

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Alberta Education - Learning Commons/School Libraries

RT @cdsmeaton: Great information from #abed on Learning Commons...more than just a library! http://t.co/bI78T53enk #hs4
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Alberta Ministry of Education leads with a Learning Commons Policy!

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5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Asking a question can be a scary step into the void. How do you create a culture of using questioning in the classroom? (Inquiry Learning!
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Invest in helping students develop their own questions.

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Trillium_Newsletter_WEB_July_2014_.pdf

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Collaborative Leadership : A Learning Commons Model

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School libraries as Learning Commons – physical & virtual

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School libraries as Learning Commons – physical & virtual #libchat @dilaycock @PJjHeath http://t.co/KXg4F2DfZ4
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So looking forward to sharing and learning next month in Melbourne !

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Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom’s Taxonomy

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A neat visualization of the verbs associated with Bloom's Taxonomy.
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Create powerful questions too!

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CHS Learning Commons

Video introducing the plan for the Centennial High School Learning Commons. www.ZHFvideo.com.
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Some nice ideas for the physical commons...now what about the virtual and experimental learning.....

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DL3 5 Q re Knowledge Building Center

Follow-up question to part 3 of an interview with David Loertscher, Professor at San Jose State University School of Information and Library Science, and a strong proponent of the Learning...
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Knowledge Building Centers open up new possibilities for self directed learning. Here is a workshop to explain more https://sites.google.com/site/knowledgebuildingcentres/ and a template to try

https://sites.google.com/site/knowledgebuildingcenter/

 

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Pembina Trails School Division

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Great to see Pembina Trails taking a lead on implementation of our new standards.

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 20, 3:09 AM

Implementing the new Canadian School Learning Commons Standards - Pembina Trails 

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Librarian Creates Site for Teachers to Earn Digital Badges for New Skills - The Digital Shift

Librarian Creates Site for Teachers to Earn Digital Badges for New Skills - The Digital Shift | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Even teachers need a little acknowledgment for learning new skills, according to library media specialist Laura Fleming.
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Helping everyone learn...teachers, students, administrators, parents...that's the learning commons model.

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What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like? - KQED (blog)

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KQED (blog)
What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like?
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In short, the Monticello Library Media Center has become a “Learning Commons.” “Students work more productively in that kind of environment,” Ackroyd says.
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The school library learning commons is leading the way to futures oriented learning in schools.  http://clatoolbox.ca/casl/slic/llsop.html

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Area 3 Learning Commons: Learning Commons in the TLC - A Reflection

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RT @stevewclark: Learning Commons in the TLC - A Reflection http://t.co/WliFRPhFBi
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Great to see that empowering students to direct their own learning is a focus in transitions.

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Alberta Education - Learning Commons/School Libraries

Policy Statement:

To support students in attaining the goals and standards as stated in the Ministerial Order on Student Learning, school authorities must ensure that students have access to a learning commons. A learning commons is an inclusive, flexible, learner-centred, physical and/or virtual space for collaboration, inquiry, and imagination to expand and deepen learning.

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