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So, Who’s Teaching Children About Digital Citizenship?

So, Who’s Teaching Children About Digital Citizenship? | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
RT @kamichat: The school librarian is a great teacher for social media skills http://t.co/rbQlwqeoQu
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Yes indeed. Teacher librarians need to lead the way to digital citizenship.

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lisa's curator insight, January 29, 2014 7:10 AM

Just as we 'teach' research skills, we are perfectly placed in the library to 'teach' digital literacy and citizenship skills.

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Tech Talk #9 What's in your Jr/Sr High School Virtual Learning Commons?

Join Bobbi Lewandowski, Information Specialist at Paul Rowe Jr/Sr High in Manning, Alberta to find out how she organizes digital resources for teaching and ...
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The Virtual Learning Commons can help you build a participatory learning environment 24/7. More help http://lmcsource.com/Catalog/virtuallc.html

 

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Teacher Librarian Partnerships | Scholastic.com

Teacher Librarian Partnerships | Scholastic.com | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Stresses the positive effect of strong teacher-librarian partnerships on successful class projects and enthusiastic learning.
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Coteaching is a priority in the learning commons.

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Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada

A walk through the new school library standards with links to films that demonstrate various aspects of the standards.
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The Learning Commons

Video created by teaching staff and students in Calgary about what a Learning Commons is.
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Great to see students involved in creating this piece.

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Making Connections, Makerspaces at AASL15 - American Libraries (blog)

Making Connections, Makerspaces at AASL15 - American Libraries (blog) | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The public library makerspace has dominated for a few years now, and this year it seems to be peaking for school libraries.
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The learning commons enables students to be makers.

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Teacher-Librarian 2.0: The TL as Technology Leader

Anita Brooks Kirkland makes the case for the intrinsic role of technology for learning in the school library learning commons, and explores the related ...
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Technology in Learning, one of the key components of a learning commons www.togetherforlearning.ca

 

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Pedagogy and School Libraries: Developing agile approaches in a digital age

Libraries for future learners: one day conference to inspire, connect and inform teacher librarians and school leaders thinking about future learning needs. Th…

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Learning commons is a responsive approach to learning for the future.

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Leading Learning

An introduction to Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada (Canadian Library Association, 2014).
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We hope schools use this video to ignite the transformation of their libraries to learning commons where everyone is a teacher, everyone is a learner. The time to reinvest is now!

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Makerspace @SWHS Learning Commons

Ignite your creativity!
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Invitation to make, create, invent...in the learning commons #yearlc

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4 Excellent Library Apps to Use on Your iPad

4 Excellent Library Apps to Use on Your iPad | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Cos Cob School Says Farewell to Its Media Center

Cos Cob School Says Farewell to Its Media Center | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
To create a space for research and collaboration, Cos Cob School reconfigured their media center this summer. The new
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Discovery learning is critical to the success of the learning commons. Spend equal time coteaching on project learning and great things will happen!

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Wildwood Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions

Wildwood Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity.
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Right in line with learning commons approaches to high level learning experiences.

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Tweet from @ONLibraryAssoc

Tweet from @ONLibraryAssoc | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In a Learning Commons, everyone is a learner and everyone is a teacher. #ONLibraries pic.twitter.com/vOKUq1sWjw
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Learn more about Learning Commons in Canada http://clatoolbox.ca/casl/slic/llsop.pdf

 

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Central School Takes On 21st Century Learning - DailyNorthShore.com

Central School Takes On 21st Century Learning - DailyNorthShore.com | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
WILMETTE - Mirroring work environments at innovative companies such as Google and Apple, Wilmette’s Central Elementary School is preparing its young students for the 21st Century with a new learning commons.
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Great learning commons transition story. Check the virtual LC too https://sites.google.com/a/wilmette39.org/central-learning-commons/home

 

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The Power Of I Don't Know

The Power Of I Don't Know | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The Power Of I Don't Know
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Identifying a problem that needs to be solved is a critical step of inquiry and a real catalyst for learning.

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The Learning Commons and Self-Regulation

The Learning Commons and Self-Regulation | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
I have been reading Stuart Shankers amazing book entitled Calm, Alert, and Learning: Classroom Strategies for Self-Regulation. As I am reading Stuart Shankers amazing book, I am starting to think o...
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Self directed learning + collaborative learning + metacognition to learn how to learn = real knowledge building (the work of learning commons)

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Teacher Librarians and Classroom Teachers: Collaborative Partners

Teacher librarians and classroom teachers are collaborative partners.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/join -- Create ...
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Coteaching and collaboration is key to success in the Learning Commons

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Iowa Association of School Librarians: New UNI advocacy publications for Teacher Librarians

Iowa Association of School Librarians: New UNI advocacy publications for Teacher Librarians | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
New publications by @northerniowa SLS program describing importance of having FT Teacher Librarian http://t.co/8y6c97t9oN #iaedchat #itecia
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School Libraries and Makerspaces: Can They Coexist? | Edutopia

School Libraries and Makerspaces: Can They Coexist? | Edutopia | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
While libraries and makerspaces are both interdisciplinary, resource-filled places of informal learning, each serves distinct purposes for enriching student experience and school culture.
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The learning commons facilitates both self-directed 'discovery' learning like makerspaces and cotaught 'project' learning like inquiry.

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Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions | Edutopia

Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions | Edutopia | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity.
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If students 'own' the question they are engaged!

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Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class | GROWTH MINDSET | MindShift | KQED News

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class | GROWTH MINDSET | MindShift | KQED News | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
We hear a lot about how students need space to fail when learning, but how can teachers make their classrooms feel safe enough for that kind of risk? Take a
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The learning commons embraces growth mindset and provides opportunities for learning how to learn.

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Learning Commons Opening Monday

Devonport High School for Boys is Opening Monday 21st Sept.
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Great to see all the planning and consultation.

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Learning Commons Orientation-Lesson 2

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An idea for saving time and for making orientation info more engaging. Create and post a video on your virtual learning commons site.

 

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Teacher Collaboration: Spreading Best Practices School-Wide

At Wildwood IB World Magnet School, teacher collaboration fosters a supportive professional culture, lessens teacher conflict, and provides students with ...
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The learning Commons can help build a culture of collaboration in your school to the benefit of all students and teachers.

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