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mental_floss Blog » At the Libraries

mental_floss Blog » At the Libraries | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment! I know that you guys have been looking for ...
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Children To Make Libraries Their Second Classroom - Ghana

Children To Make Libraries Their Second Classroom - Ghana | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Children To Make Libraries Their Second ClassroomGhanaMr Alikem Tamakloe, acting Volta Regional Librarian, said the lack of well-resourced public and school libraries can be a cause of the poor Basic Education Certificate Examination results in the...
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School library trends | New Technologies for Libraries Blog

School library trends | New Technologies for Libraries Blog | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton, School libraries: what's now, what's next, what's yet to come offers a collection of over 100 crowdsourced essays from a mix of librarians, teachers, publishers and library ...
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keyword blog 10/31/2011 (a.m.)

keyword blog 10/31/2011 (a.m.) | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Can We Teach Creative and Critical Thinking? - Education - GOODTags: critical thinking, thinking, 21cifhow is creative or critical thought defined and taught? And by what assessment can we measure it, if at all?
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NT school does away with library in favour of Google

NT school does away with library in favour of Google | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
From the NT Hansard  8/16/2011 Question from the Shadow Minister of Education.
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Does Grade 4 Know Where Books Are? Yes, They Do-ewey! | IST ...

Does Grade 4 Know Where Books Are? Yes, They Do-ewey! | IST ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
IST Library and Information Literacy Center. where your ... They were given a broad description of a possible school project and then they were asked to find a book that they could use to locate that information.
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AASL Conference 2011: More than 3000 Attend Nation's Largest Gathering of ... - School Library Journal

AASL Conference 2011: More than 3000 Attend Nation's Largest Gathering of ... - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
AASL Conference 2011: More than 3000 Attend Nation's Largest Gathering of ...School Library JournalBy SLJ Staff More than 3000 school librarians, educators, and exhibitors gathered in Minneapolis, MN, to discuss the key issues that impact our...
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Libraries Tap into Crowd Power

Libraries Tap into Crowd Power | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Wikipedians “smartsource” at their libraries to improve online content Wikipedia wants libraries to join the “crowdsource.” promote to slideshow:  Yes read more...
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AASL Conference 2011: Colorado Elementary School Ditches Dewey for Bookstore Model - School Library Journal

AASL Conference 2011: Colorado Elementary School Ditches Dewey for Bookstore Model - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
AASL Conference 2011: Colorado Elementary School Ditches Dewey for Bookstore ModelSchool Library Journal"My observations of how the students are using the library have been very encouraging," says Diane Sherman, the Red Hawk's teacher librarian and...
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Between the Lines» Blog Archive » Teacher of the Year (a librarian ...

Between the Lines» Blog Archive » Teacher of the Year (a librarian ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Kudos go to Mark Ray, Teacher and Librarian/Media Specialist at Skyview Picture of Mark Ray, Washington Teacher of the Year, 2011 High School in Vancouver, WA who was recently named Washington's Teacher of the ...
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Evidence to Action: What next?

Evidence to Action: What next? | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Engaging and Teaching Young Adolescents Through Assessment by Karen Hume A Book Study with Teacher Librarians. Our Modalities and Learning Styles. Saturday, October 29, 2011. What next? Kim, your question at the end of our ...
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Pottermore Insider: Behind the scenes: the Pottermore house crests (part two) | Pottermore | Scoop.it

Pottermore Insider: Behind the scenes: the Pottermore house crests (part two) | Pottermore | Scoop.it | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
The Pottermore Insider: The Official Blog of Pottermore. Written by members of the Pottermore team, the Insider is here to bring you the latest news and updates on all things Pottermore.
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American Association of School Libraries National Conference

Thousands of school librarians and curriculum leaders attended this fantastic workshop. I attended sessions focusing on improving literacy and infusing lessons with technology. I can't wait to share what I learned!
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Top Ten Links 2.43: eBooks, Easy QR Codes, Time Management and Career Expectations

Top Ten Links 2.43: eBooks, Easy QR Codes, Time Management and Career Expectations | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 10.22.2011 through 10.28.2011. In no particular order:
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Mr. Smith at Conference with acclaimed teacher-librarians

Mr. Smith at Conference with acclaimed teacher-librarians | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
The 2011 BC Teacher-Librarians' Association Conference kicked off last Thursday with the Awards Night. Our own teacher Mr. Smith was one of the recipients to be acknowledged by his peers. Ms. Bonni...
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Eclectech Librarian: School Libraries: What's Now? What's Next ...

Eclectech Librarian: School Libraries: What's Now? What's Next ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
"Libraries. Librarians. Text. All in flux, reminding us of the apocryphal (but untrue) story that the Chinese symbol for crisis is made up of the symbols for danger and opportunity. How we interpret that apocryphal character ...
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LETTER: School Libraries Must Be Open Every Day to Teachers, Students - Patch.com

LETTER: School Libraries Must Be Open Every Day to Teachers, Students - Patch.com | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
LETTER: School Libraries Must Be Open Every Day to Teachers, StudentsPatch.comSchool libraries (media centers) must be a top priority. Staffing is essential and cannot wait.
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AASL—Streaming and Teaming for Strong School Libraries

AASL—Streaming and Teaming for Strong School Libraries | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
By Dorcas Hand The trouble with agreeing to blog this conference is that the days are so chock full of great sessions and good friends that I can’t sit still to write— or...
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The perfect school library - Northside

The perfect school library - Northside | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
NorthsideThe perfect school libraryNorthsideSchool libraries help children set up reading habits for life, writes Education Editor Susanna Freymark.
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QR Codes for Libraries and Education | 21st Century Library Blog

QR Codes for Libraries and Education | 21st Century Library Blog | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
There is even a QR Codes in Libraries Blog that began in April this year with the declaration that; “I believe the explosion of QR codes in the United States, accompanied by a growing spark of usage in libraries, validates ...
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Library 2.011 – Pottermore and school libraries: multiliteracies at work | The Way Forward

Library 2.011 – Pottermore and school libraries: multiliteracies at work | The Way Forward | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I am very pleased and proud to present Pottermore and school libraries: multiliteracies at work at the Library 2.011 conference this time tomorrow (7pm (RT @judithway: Library 2.011: Pottermore & school libraries: multiliteracies at work
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Framing Transliterate Learning Through Inquiry and Participatory ...

Framing Transliterate Learning Through Inquiry and Participatory ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
My presentation at AASL 2011 that outlines how an inquiry driven, participatory learning centered environment is essential for learning experiences that honor and privilege transliteracy. ...
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School Libraries: What’s Yet to Come? | Rebranding school libraries | Scoop.it

School Libraries: What’s Yet to Come? | Rebranding school libraries | Scoop.it | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
What is the future of school libraries – school librarians? That is the core subject of a new "crowd-sourced" eBook edited and self-published by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton using Smas... (School Libraries: What’s Yet to Come?
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AASL Conference 2011: School Libraries and Cloud Computing - School Library Journal

AASL Conference 2011: School Libraries and Cloud Computing - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
AASL Conference 2011: School Libraries and Cloud ComputingSchool Library JournalDoug Johnson (left), director of media and technology at Minnesota's Mankato Area Public Schools spoke at the "School Libraries and Cloud Computing: Roles and...
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