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How Libraries Are About More Than Books

How Libraries Are About More Than Books | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
This is the third installment in our series 'Libraries in Crisis.' The opening piece, about how cuts threaten the public library, can be read here.
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More schools are teaching students about digital citizenship - Related Stories - CEC SmartBrief

More schools in the U.S. are incorporating digital citizenship and Internet safety into classroom lessons as students' use of technology continues to grow.
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The Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Educators

The Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Educators | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Teacher Tap: Free, prof dev resource 4 educators & librarians re tech use in teaching & learning http://t.co/rXa8oMkT #elearning #mlearning...
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Digital Citizenship – Join the conversation

A Westminster Board/Faculty Committee is hard at work helping us craft the next iteration of the evolving policies concerning social media, acceptable technology use, and responsible digital citize...
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BYOD and DC| The Committed Sardine

BYOD and DC| The Committed Sardine | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship builds the necessary foundation and skills for a BYOD environment http://t.co/GQ5cUq64 via @POUSDSupt...
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Allentown School District elementary libraries 'in a state of crisis,' official says

Allentown School District elementary libraries 'in a state of crisis,' official says | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Due to cuts last year, three Allentown School District elementary schools have no library and the others are severely understaffed, the official said.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | EdTechConf

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | EdTechConf | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
RT @artpreston: A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | http://t.co/X6PbuBxO #edtechconf...
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teachtalk: Teacher Librarian Links 11/30/2011

teachtalk: Teacher Librarian Links 11/30/2011 | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
This series was developed as a unique in-house instructional tool to assist York University instructors (faculty, TAs, librarians, counselors, writing instructors etc.) ... The rest of teacher-librarians group favorite links are here.
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“I'm WILD About My School Library” MSLA Bookmark Contest ...

“I'm WILD About My School Library” MSLA Bookmark Contest ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
It is time for your students to let you know why they are wild about their school library. The annual Massachusetts School Library Association Bookmark Contest for students in grades K-12 is underway.
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Eight steps to thriving on information overload | Trends in the Living Networks | 21st Century Information Fluency

Eight steps to thriving on information overload | Trends in the Living Networks | 21st Century Information Fluency | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Information Overload – Problem or Opportunity? “We have for the first time an economy based on a key resource [information] that is not only renewable, but self-generating.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists http://t.co/LbDg3IzO via @wibiya...
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How to Use New Media to Teach Writing, Research and Analytical Skills | 21st Century Information Fluency

How to Use New Media to Teach Writing, Research and Analytical Skills | 21st Century Information Fluency | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
The key to teaching new literacy skills is to change the focus of student writing. The written essay developed because it was easy for most people to create using the available pen-and-ink and typewriter technologies.
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In some US schools, librarians are no longer saying, 'Shh!' - Boston Herald

In some US schools, librarians are no longer saying, 'Shh!'Boston HeraldHer job "is really about helping teachers and students explore new mediums for learning," Hamilton says.
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Looking Toward the Future: Competences for 21st-Century Teacher ...

Looking Toward the Future: Competences for 21st-Century Teacher ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
This article reports on a study by Joanne de Groot and Jennifer Branch that explored what the core competencies required by teacher librarians for developing exemplary school library programs in 21st centurt schools based ...
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Teacher librarians as ‘information dietitians’

Teacher librarians as ‘information dietitians’ | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I'm looking forward to getting my hands on a copy of this book, The Information Diet when it is released in early January 2012.



Love the subtitle 'A Case for Conscious Consumption'. The book...
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Looking Toward the Future: Competences for 21st-Century Teacher-Librarians | de Groot | Alberta Journal of Educational Research

Looking Toward the Future: Competences for 21st-Century Teacher-Librarians (Competencies for teacher librarians in 21st century #austl http://t.co/iKRoLAyA...)...
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School librarians help provide needed digital citizenship skills | American Libraries Magazine

School librarians help provide needed digital citizenship skills | American Libraries Magazine | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | EdTechConf

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | EdTechConf | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Me...
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How Libraries Are About More Than Books

How Libraries Are About More Than Books | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
This is the third installment in our series 'Libraries in Crisis.' The opening piece, about how cuts threaten the public library, can be read here.
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Why We Need Teacher Librarians………………..

Why We Need Teacher Librarians……………….. | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
So it is global: A brand-new state-of-the-art high school library will open without its teacher-librarian. The West Australian states, "...the number of teacher librarians employed by the Education...
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50 Terrific Twitter Feeds for School Librarians | Best Colleges Online

50 Terrific Twitter Feeds for School Librarians | Best Colleges Online | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Chances are pretty good that if you're at all tech-savvy, you know that Twitter is an excellent resource for school librarians. It can help you stay on top of library news, connect with fellow librarians, see what's going on in the ...
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Louder libraries for a digital age to open across US - Nashua Telegraph

Louder libraries for a digital age to open across US - Nashua Telegraph | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Louder libraries for a digital age to open across USNashua TelegraphSome librarians caution that there are downsides to running a cacophonous disco inside the library.
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Using Creative Commons resources for teaching!

The OpenContent UCT project at the University of Cape Town tries to encourage academics to create resources which can be shared and reused by their colleague... (RT @briankotts: Using Creative Commons resources for teaching!
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Thesis Writing for Students of the High Level Education an ...

Thesis Writing for Students of the High Level Education an ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Thesis writing is a very important task for those students who are in higher education classes and this writings are the research papers of the students.
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Musings about librarianship: Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it?

Musings about librarianship: Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it? | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
RT @bohyunkim: Reading @aarontay - " Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it?
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