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New New Article: “Co-Teaching Relationships Among Librarians and Other Information Professionals” – Stephen's Lighthouse

New New Article: “Co-Teaching Relationships Among Librarians and Other Information Professionals” – Stephen's Lighthouse | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it

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Paula Correia's curator insight, April 28, 2013 3:56 AM

Este artigo explora em profundidade os fatores que levam ao sucesso dos mecanismos de co-ensino, entre bibliotecários e outros profissionais da informação. Baseando-se em pesquisas colaboração da Fundação Wilder, este estudo constatou que as relações de sucesso no co-ensino são caracterizadas por fatores relacionados  com o meio ambiente, parcerias, processos e estrutura, a comunicação, a finalidade, recursos e considerações externas / longo prazo. Dentro destas sete áreas, são dadas diretrizes para relacionamentos de sucesso no co-ensino para uso por bibliotecários e outros profissionais da informação. "

Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, April 30, 2013 5:48 AM
Isto para fazer bem, tem de se saber como, e com quem. Artigo muito interessante.
Maria Jose Vitorino's comment, April 30, 2013 5:48 AM
To do it properly, qe must know how and why, and with whom. Very interesting article
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What’s going on with readers today? - Tools of Change for Publishing

What’s going on with readers today? - Tools of Change for Publishing | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
You might recall an article a few months ago that asked the question, "What do readers want?". It was a call for publishing types to submit questions that Goodreads could ask their...

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Transitions to Digital Media | District Administration Magazine

Transitions to Digital Media | District Administration Magazine | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it

"Are School libraries on the way out?"

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School Librarians are needed more than ever.

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Dr. Christine Van Hamersveld, Director of Libraries & Instructional Materials - Pasadena ISD's curator insight, February 14, 8:42 AM

This article discusses why school librarians are needed more than ever in our digital world.

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Reading Habits in Different Communities

Reading Habits in Different Communities | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Residents of urban, suburban, and rural areas vary in their purposes for reading, their use of digital content, their engagement with public libraries, and where they turn for book recommendations
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Reading and libraries what a natural fit!  Read the whole report.

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THE Journal February 2013

OER and The Common Core: will the new state standards push more districts to start using open educational sources? by John K. Waters

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Redefining College-Ready - Inside Higher Ed

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Redefining College-Ready
Inside Higher Ed
The growing crisis of students arriving at college unprepared to do college-level work has led to plenty of finger-pointing between high school and college educators.
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The worst eighth-grade math teacher in New York City

For 10 months, Carolyn Abbott waited for the other shoe to drop. In April 2011, Abbott, who teaches mathematics to seventh- and eighth-graders at the Anderson School, a citywide gifted-and-talented...
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MIT Students Debate the Value of iPads in the Classroom

MIT Students Debate the Value of iPads in the Classroom | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
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Technology adds not replaces to good teaching.

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Teacher Librarian Tips | American Libraries Magazine

Teacher Librarian Tips | American Libraries Magazine | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Tip #3: "Connect Learners: Twenty-first-century learning calls for communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. When school librarians connect students with other learners, teachers, and experts, they give students a chance to hone those skills."  All 10 tips are excellent but this is my favorite and why I became a school librarian.

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THE Journal January 2013

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"Sifting the Data"
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DeKalb school administrator resigns after admitting he copied...

DeKalb school administrator resigns after admitting he copied... | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
A DeKalb County school administrator who copied other people’s work in a report for which he was paid taxpayer money resigned nearly two weeks after admitting his infraction.

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Temple Grandin: The Varieties of Autistic Thought | American Libraries Magazine

Temple Grandin: The Varieties of Autistic Thought | American Libraries Magazine | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Erin Scott By Jennie Rose In his new book To Sell is Human, author Daniel Pink reports that education is one of the fastest growing job categories in th
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Introducing the Book as iPad App

Slides for ALA webinar, March 1, 2013.

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Creating a reading community - Goodreads

Creating a reading community - Goodreads | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Encouraging young people to read has never been harder - on the one hand. Recess and lunchtimes at our school attest to a full-to-bursting library, but on closer inspection our boys are socialising...

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Jane Schmude's curator insight, March 17, 2013 8:22 PM

It is an exciting time for teacher librarians...with all of these possiblilities for enticing students into books.

Jessica Raeside's comment, March 27, 2013 2:19 AM
Just joined up today to Goodreads. Would love to trial it in the classroom. Incorporating SM should definitely increase the level of engagement for reading.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, March 28, 2013 9:40 AM
I've created a group called Carnegie awards which will shadow the shortlist. Feel free to join to get a feel how the groups can work.
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Google A - Z - iGoogle

Google A - Z - iGoogle | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
This site is for users interested in learning more about Google tools in education.

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, February 25, 2013 1:32 PM

Great support for teachers and students

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THE Journal February 2013

"Off the Shelves: Libraries are redefining their lending mission in the age of digital devices and content." by Bridget McCrea

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How to Cite Facebook, Twitter & APPs | Library News and Tips

How to Cite Facebook, Twitter & APPs | Library News and Tips | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
RT @BiblHogskolVast: Hur citerar man en app? Det har @BibblanSvarar letat fram http://t.co/ItvfLZSwOy

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There She Blows! Reading in a Participatory Culture and Flows of Reading Launch Today

There She Blows! Reading in a Participatory Culture and Flows of Reading Launch Today | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it

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A high school teacher alerts professors to the limitations of a generation of No Children Left Behind | Inside Higher Ed

A high school teacher alerts professors to the limitations of a generation of No Children Left Behind | Inside Higher Ed | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it

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Libraries are Forever: E-Books & Print Books Can Coexist [infographic] | Daily Infographic

Libraries are Forever: E-Books & Print Books Can Coexist [infographic] | Daily Infographic | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
This infographic is about the battle (or lack of battle) between print and e-books! Take a look and you will become a better person!
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INFOhio IMatrix: A Tool to Enhance Deep, Rigorous Learning! | Teacher Librarian

INFOhio IMatrix: A Tool to Enhance Deep, Rigorous Learning! | Teacher Librarian | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
What keeps you up at night?  Educating students to be college and career ready? Incorporating inquiry into your teaching for the very first time?  Shifting
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#etmooc as an Example of Connected—Rhizomatic—Learning

#etmooc as an Example of Connected—Rhizomatic—Learning | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
If you’re discovering that your personal learning network is expanding wonderfully and unpredictably in an almost viny, plant-like manner, you’re already engaged in what Dave Cormier calls rhizomat...

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T4L Vision Document

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Shout out to @T4LOntario for its doc that features why? + how? to transform library into learning commons #ptchat http://t.co/qSXsgETc

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, January 30, 2013 7:41 PM

Watch this website grow just like a true Learning Commons where everyone is learning from everyone else!

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Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy

Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy | School Library Teachers: Collaborators of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Only a decade and a few years in, how can we fully describe the twenty-first century learner?
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