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Public and School Libraries in Decline: When We Need Them « The ...

Public and School Libraries in Decline: When We Need Them « The ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
At this time, only 6 percent of school libraries circulate books on e-book readers, and one publisher (HarperCollins) has announced limits on how many times an e-book can be checked out from a library.
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Content Creation FTW: Information Literacy in the Wild « The ...

Content Creation FTW: Information Literacy in the Wild « The ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
From teacher and librarian extraordinaire Kristin Fontichiaro and her SI 641 / EDCURINS 575 : Information Literacy for Teaching and Learning students comes Information Literacy in the Wild, a class created of compilation of ...
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School and Public Libraries Play Key Role in the Extended School Day Movement - School Library Journal

School and Public Libraries Play Key Role in the Extended School Day Movement - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
School and Public Libraries Play Key Role in the Extended School Day MovementSchool Library Journalby Debra Lau Whelan December 20, 2011 Is there a role for school and public libraries in the extended school day movement?
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David Weinberger on the future of libraries | Library Stuff

David Weinberger on the future of libraries | Library Stuff | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
David Weinberger on the future of libraries. CBC – “The days of the card catalogue are long over, but there are even more innovations ahead in how the information available at libraries is organized. In a recent interview on ...
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WhyAllIowaSchoolsNeedTeacherLibrarians - home

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RT @aniowateacher: RT @scsdmedia: Why all Iowa Schools Need Teacher Librarians http://t.co/oUdlqNr6 #iaedfuture #iowatl...
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Library Centers

Library Centers | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Has anyone successfully set up centers in their library for elementary school students?  If so, what kind of centers do you have?  I was thinking of starting centers next year, and having a listening table, a puzzle table, and ...
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Not A Rocking Chair Librarian: Embedded Librarianship with ...

Not A Rocking Chair Librarian: Embedded Librarianship with ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I think about Becky's advice when considering my approach to teacher/librarian collaborations. This one piece of advice made me realize that as a 21st Century teacher-librarian, I can't just hope that contextually relevant ...
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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

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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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New Libraries (and heads) In The Clouds – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Libraries (and heads) In The Clouds – Stephen's Lighthouse | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
The cloud strategy represents a real opportunity for libraries to not only do their work less expensively but to also expand services. This opportunity will be wasted if libraries can't work at that scale and retain their archipelago ...
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Policy would allow school use of smartphones, tablets - Delaware News

Policy would allow school use of smartphones, tablets - Delaware News | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Policy would allow school use of smartphones, tabletsDelaware NewsGeorge Joseph, executive director of administrative services, gave a first reading to board members of the new policy, which recognizes wireless communications devices, or WCDs, as ...
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Fight to save libraries is taken to top

Fight to save libraries is taken to top | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
CAMPAIGNERS have written to a top Gov- ernment minister asking him to stop five Bolton libraries from closing.
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Libraries Weathering The Storm In Publishing « Notes from An Alien

Libraries Weathering The Storm In Publishing « Notes from An Alien | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
In the previous post, Been To Your Local Library Lately?, I linked to a study that said, “…regular public library users don't just borrow books. They are also active books buyers who make many of their purchasing decisions ...
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Just in time for the holidays: more layoffs - Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)

Just in time for the holidays: more layoffs - Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog) | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Just in time for the holidays: more layoffsPhiladelphia Public School Notebook (blog)Said Jordan, in his statement: “Surely the SRC has better options than to cut nurses who are the schools' first-responders protecting children's health; library assistants...
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One Year as a Librarian, and What a Year It Has Been « Education ...

One Year as a Librarian, and What a Year It Has Been « Education ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Oh, I've also been teaching information fluency skills, trying out two different website development tools, finding and sharing resources with my colleagues in my school and in my district. In my free time, I taught a class at ...
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Where there’s always a place at a table

Where there’s always a place at a table | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
For those kids in Ohio, the choir room may be the softest place to land.  But for many others, even those who really can sing, the library is the sweet and soft spot.
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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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