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Comics AM | More on Stuck in the Middle library challenge - Comic Book Resources

Comics AM | More on Stuck in the Middle library challenge - Comic Book Resources | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Comic Book ResourcesComics AM | More on Stuck in the Middle library challengeComic Book ResourcesLibraries | An editorial in the Lewiston, Maine, newspaper praises a local school board's decision last week to leave the 2007 comics anthology Stuck...
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Neal-Schuman to Join ALA Publishing

Neal-Schuman to Join ALA Publishing | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
American Library Association President Molly Raphael and Neal-Schuman President Patricia Glass Schuman announced today that on December 23 Neal-Schuman Publishers will sign an agreement to become part of ALA Publishing.
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Laura Bush Foundation For America's Libraries

The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries is offering grants to K-12 school libraries. The deadline is 12/31.
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Where did that year go? First Year in the School Library: A Call for Guest Posts

Where did that year go? First Year in the School Library: A Call for Guest Posts | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
A year ago yesterday I graduated from library school.

I was blessed to have found employment as a half-time library media specialist a few weeks prior to graduation. I interviewed right before ...
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England – Committee inquiry into library closures

England – Committee inquiry into library closures | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
As many of you will know, libraries are a devolved issue, meaning they are the responsibility of the separate parliaments/assemblies. This post covers a library issue in England, but there is no re...
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curiosity counts - Google launches YouTube for Schools, offering...

RT @carrollunaluna: Great idea!-- Curation meets education – Google launches YouTube for Schools http://t.co/vKdFqbiA via @brainpicker #youtube...
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School librarians trying to survive budget cuts

School librarians trying to survive budget cuts | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Three months into his position as the only librarian for Carlsbad schools, Rod Carr already has had to go to bat for his job once. He was one of the lucky ones.
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Teacher librarians work to save jobs - People often forget a key word in the title = teacher | School Library Advocacy

Teacher librarians work to save jobs - People often forget a key word in the title = teacher | School Library Advocacy | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Teacher librarians work to save jobs9NEWS.comMcQueen started a Facebook campaign called "Support School Libraries" to generate awareness of the need to keep teacher librarians employed. He says people often forget a key word in their title.
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Official Comments on the DMCA Exemption Submitted to US Copyright Office | International Documentary Association

Official Comments on the DMCA Exemption Submitted to US Copyright Office | International Documentary Association | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
RT @IDANews: Thx @NAMAC, @Kartemquin & @ifpfilm, we're 1 step closer to ensuring fair use continues for ALL filmmakers http://t.co/XkX6N13Y...
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There's #censorshipeverywhere this week - tell everyone!

There's #censorshipeverywhere this week - tell everyone! | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
End censorship ████ now! A ████ ██████ ████ ████ creates the first internet censorship system ███ blocks Americans from visiting ███ ███ Facebook is █████ to a ████ and pass this week.
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Canada: Fewer Children Read for Pleasure, Report Finds ...

[Our emphasis] The report points to a reduction in the number of teacher-librarians as a one reason for the decline. In the school year starting in 2010, only 56 per cent of Ontario elementary schools had a teacher-librarian ...
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Former Educator Verne Oliver Helps Fix School Libraries - AARP ...

Former Educator Verne Oliver Helps Fix School Libraries - AARP ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Former Educator Verne Oliver Helps Fix School Libraries - AARP Bulletin · No comments · Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook · Former Educator Verne Oliver Helps Fix School Libraries - AARP Bulletin ...
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Learning to love books - Ottawa Citizen

Learning to love books - Ottawa Citizen | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Globe and MailLearning to love booksOttawa CitizenPeople for Education reports that the presence of teacher-librarians seems to make a difference, and that the number of schools with teacher-librarians is on the decline in Ontario.
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Interview: Rock Star Librarian Joyce Valenza Nabs Lifetime Achievement Award - School Library Journal

Interview: Rock Star Librarian Joyce Valenza Nabs Lifetime Achievement Award - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Interview: Rock Star Librarian Joyce Valenza Nabs Lifetime Achievement AwardSchool Library JournalIt's probably the best time to be a teacher librarian right now, yet so many are losing their jobs. What do librarians need to do to stay relevant?
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Fostering a Culture of Inquiry | Edutopia

Fostering a Culture of Inquiry | Edutopia | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
One schools emphasizes inquiry in its PBL, conducts action research, and runs a blog as an outreach to other schools.
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Scholastic to debut multi-platform tween series

Scholastic to debut multi-platform tween series | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Following the wide release of its now international bestselling series The 39 Clues, Scholastic is set to launch Infinity Ring, a time travel/alternate history series that's laced with digital elements.
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10 Learning Paradigms that can be implemented by Teacher Librarians

Much has been written about the role of Teacher Librarians in our schools.   Sadly though, much of it is lamentations about the decreasing numbers of Teacher Librarians manning our school librari...
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School librarians trying to survive budget cuts

School librarians trying to survive budget cuts | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Three months into his position as the only librarian for Carlsbad schools, Rod Carr already has had to go to bat for his job once. He was one of the lucky ones.
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In Praise of Libraries and Teacher Librarians | School Library Advocacy

In Praise of Libraries and Teacher Librarians | School Library Advocacy | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I love libraries and am an active advocate of the role they play in schools.Yesterday I ... I can envisage a time when the school library will be predominantly on-line and electronic, when hard copy books are no longer the norm.
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Caroline Kennedy to Librarians: 'Your work is truly life changing.' | At Your Library | Teacher-Librarian

Caroline Kennedy to Librarians: 'Your work is truly life changing.' | At Your Library | Teacher-Librarian | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Last week, Caroline Kennedy was the keynote speaker at the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony in New York City.
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Google Presents YouTube for Schools, Makes Video World Safe for Teachers

Google Presents YouTube for Schools, Makes Video World Safe for Teachers | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it


On YouTube, the path to education is as narrow and as difficult to walk as a razor's edge. Left to their own devices, kids have a tendency to veer away from the math tutorials and head straight for the water-skiing squirrels.
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"The Research Therapist is in": Reframing Librarianship for Changin...

Talk given at the Operating at Webscale: Transforming Library Workflows event at UCLA, 15 December 2011.
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Detecting Plagiarism (Interactive Games) - List | Diigo | 21st Century Information Fluency

Detecting Plagiarism (Interactive Games) - List | Diigo | 21st Century Information Fluency | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Dennis OConnor's List: Detecting Plagiarism (Interactive Games) - Three interactive games that teach students and teachers how to recognize and avoid plagiarism.
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Calif. schools, social services hit with $1B in new cuts - USA Today

Calif. schools, social services hit with $1B in new cuts - USA Today | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
USA TodayCalif. schools, social services hit with $1B in new cutsUSA TodayJerry Brown has ordered an additional $1 billion in cuts to education, school busing, child care, health programs, public safety and libraries because of the sluggish...
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$1 billion in California budget cuts to kick in soon - Los Angeles Times

$1 billion in California budget cuts to kick in soon - Los Angeles Times | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Times$1 billion in California budget cuts to kick in soonLos Angeles TimesCalifornia schools, libraries, prisons and disabled services will all be affected — with more to come, Gov. Jerry Brown warns.
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