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Exploring learning for the future with this whole school approach
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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

Leading Learning – Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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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The Power of ‘Why?’ and ‘What If?’

The Power of ‘Why?’ and ‘What If?’ | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Knowing the answers used to be one of the rules of success, but companies are discovering that asking questions can help generate innovative ideas.
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Questioning is natural in the library learning commons
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Library Learning Commons ISTE Presentation

Library Learning Commons ISTE Presentation | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Transform your Library into a 21st Century Learning Commons ISTE Poster Presentation, 2016 Tim Ley (Twitter @tfley) - Library Media Specialist Bryan Ennis (Twitter @ MrEnnisCT) - Technology Instructional Leader

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Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement

Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
An important new study of Pennsylvania's schools shows that students in schools with full-time librarians score substantially higher on reading and writing tests than their counterparts in schools that lack librarians.
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Library as Learning Commons | Library Spaces: Creating a Learning Commons

Library as Learning Commons | Library Spaces: Creating a Learning Commons | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
These are slides from Heather Lister's TCEA 2016 presentation at the Librarian's Academy. | Library Spaces: Creating a Learning Commons
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Library Learning Commons enables a school wide mindshift to participatory learning
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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

Tweet from @Dangergirl1218 | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Goals for #futureready learning commons, libraries #tlchat https://t.co/yHGDfJxMaK
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Making Space for New Library Learning

Making Space for New Library Learning | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
RT @mdavisetad: I'm sharing my new e-book on Makerspaces in the school library learning commons
https://t.co/k6uPqLNvM4
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Riverdale CI Library Learning Commons Annual Report 2015-2016

Riverdale CI Library Learning Commons Annual Report 2015-2016 | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
This is the 2015-2016 annual report for the Riverdale Collegiate Institute Library Learning Commons, of the TDSB
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Leading Learning Update: What’s Happening in Canada? – Canadian Voices for School Libraries

Leading Learning Update: What’s Happening in Canada? – Canadian Voices for School Libraries | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
RT @infosmarts: Designing learning environments to support participatory learning in @CdnSchoolLibrar https://t.co/2el1EkyXWu https://t.co/…
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School Libraries: The heart of 21st C learning | ACT

School Libraries: The heart of 21st C learning | ACT | School Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

Via Karen Bonanno
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