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Young Children’s Engagement With E-Books at School

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Detailed report on research into children's access of digital information and use of devices (US)

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Softlink survey 2014 - ebooks overview preliminary

Softlink survey 2014 - ebooks overview preliminary | SCIS | Scoop.it
eBooks | Piktochart Infographic Editor
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The balance of eBooks vs physical books is steadily shifting

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Australia Professional Standards for Teachers: Teacher Librarian cont…

This presentation provided an opportunity to learn about the Standards, discover how the teacher librarian can meet these Standards and identify how to collect…

Via Bookmarking Librarian
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How Teacher Librarians can meet Australian professional standards for teachers

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Why Australia's Museums Must Get Better At Digital Archiving

Why Australia's Museums Must Get Better At Digital Archiving | SCIS | Scoop.it
Australian’s museums, galleries and other cultural institutions must adopt more of a digital strategy with their collections if they are to rema...
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I enjoyed this article but did wonder if the writer was aware of @Scootle

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Reading Australia - Home

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This is the Reading Australia Home page. Copyright Agency has developed Reading Australia to make significant Australian literary works more readily available for teaching in schools and universities. These works are being supplemented with online teacher resources and essays by popular authors about the enduring relevance of the works.
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Excellent Curriculum resource

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Carey Leahy's curator insight, September 15, 7:22 PM
A great resource when more digital content is made available.
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Newspapers - Advanced Search - Trove

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Here is a useful tool from @Trove which enables an advanced search of digitized newspapers

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10 beautiful Australian libraries – in pictures

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Craigieburn Library in Hume, Victoria has been named public library of the year award following a cross-continent competition – here are nine more amazing library buildings across Australia (10 Australian #libraries with my dear SLQ but no Ashgrove...
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and here are more libraries

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Margie Teaches Libstudies's comment, October 8, 12:25 AM
Great libraries - everyone should visit the Craigieburn library
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Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry Potter

Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry Potter | SCIS | Scoop.it
It's practically magic.
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Harry Potter helps children understand prejudice according to Psychologists

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Motivational Attributes of Children and Teenagers Who Participate in Summer Reading Clubs

Motivational Attributes of Children and Teenagers Who Participate in Summer Reading Clubs | SCIS | Scoop.it
By Stephanie Levitt Shaulskiy, Doctoral Candidate in Educational Psychology, Department of Educational Studies, The Ohio State University; Janet L. Capps, Assistant Professor, School of Library and...
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An American study which looks at the motivation of children to take part in Summer Reading Schemes

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Exhibition honours war heroes' sacrifice - New Zealand Herald

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Exhibition honours war heroes' sacrifice
New Zealand Herald
Against the sound of artillery fire, the faltering voice of an old soldier recites the poem all New Zealand kids learn at school and which a nation associates with Anzac Day.
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Learned architecture: Australia's best new libraries for 2014 - Architecture and Design

Learned architecture: Australia's best new libraries for 2014 - Architecture and Design | SCIS | Scoop.it
Learned architecture: Australia's best new libraries for 2014 Architecture and Design Back in February, Hamilton Wilson of Wilson Architects described a new design focus needed for contemporary education architecture, one that re-engaged students...
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'In 2014 we have seen a number of completed library buildings by Australian architects that endeavour to connect students back to the learning community that the library has traditionally inspired.

Here are nine ten Australian library projects, nine of which are featured in the 2014 Australian Institute of Architecture Awards.'

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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 K-12 Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 K-12 Edition | The New Media Consortium | SCIS | Scoop.it
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Karen Bonoanno identifies

 

Key trends over the next one to two years:

Rethinking the roles of teachers

 

Shift to deeper learning approaches

 

(Opportunity to demonstrate the changing role of the teacher librarian & the learning spaces/strategies of the school library)

 

 

 

Technology developments one year or less

 

BYOD

 

Cloud Computing

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Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia?

Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia? | SCIS | Scoop.it
Being literate used to be about knowing how to read. In the 21st century it also means knowing how to negotiate through the torrent of information coming at you from all directions. Information Fatigue…
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Surely the arguments about Wikipedia are well and truly over?

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 27, 1:30 PM

Information fatigue is an interesting way of understanding what is happening. The torrents can overwhelm.

Helen Lynch's curator insight, April 9, 5:16 AM

Today's students practice digital information literacy skills all the time

Linda M's curator insight, June 10, 6:20 PM

Very interesting ideas.

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Australia Professional Standards for Teachers: ...

Australia Professional Standards for Teachers: ... | SCIS | Scoop.it
This presentation provided an opportunity to learn about the Standards, discover how the teacher librarian can meet these Standards and identify how to collect…
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How teacher librarians can meet Australian professional standards for teachers

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Go digital or die, Australia's cultural institutions told - Government News

Go digital or die, Australia's cultural institutions told - Government News | SCIS | Scoop.it
Technological D-Day for galleries, museums, archives and libraries.
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Exactly

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Has the Internet Killed Deep Engagement With Books—or Are We Nostalgic for a Reading Eden That Never Was? slate.com/articles/arts/…

Has the Internet Killed Deep Engagement With Books—or Are We Nostalgic for a Reading Eden That Never Was? slate.com/articles/arts/… | SCIS | Scoop.it
Theneeds is your smart personalized web, a place to discover and share the best news, videos, social posts, and more, tailored to your specific interests.
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"someone will eventually wail plaintively: “I just can’t reeeeeaaad anymore.” The person will explain that the Internet has shot her attention span. She will tell you about how, when she was small, she could lose herself in a novel for hours, and now, all she can do is watch the tweets swim by like glittery fish in the river of time-she-will-never-get-back."

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The Death of the Age of Knowledge - Sam Volkering's Tech Insider

The Death of the Age of Knowledge - Sam Volkering's Tech Insider | SCIS | Scoop.it
The Death of the Age of Knowledge
Sam Volkering's Tech Insider
And there it was, the forecast for Mt. Buller, Victoria, Australia. Next up, 'OK ... Why waste hours on end at a library absorbing legitimate knowledge?
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Very interesting insight into how we can access information at the expense of accumulating knowledge

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The most spectacular libraries in the world - Albany Times Union

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The most spectacular libraries in the world
Albany Times Union
The enormous Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt, was inaugurated in 2002 near the site of the original Library of Alexandria, built by the Greeks in the 3rd century BC.
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Because we love libraries as much as the next librarian

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The tipping point Education, learning and libraries a report to the OCLC membership

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'And we will need libraries—prepared to support the needs and aspirations of online learners'

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Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System

Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | SCIS | Scoop.it
Pushing between snack time and reading group, Zack, a third-grade boy, ducks into our school library while another class is beginning to check out books.
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Students and staff expect to search in only one place
to find school resource. 

The school library catalogue is in most schools the only place where users can search for school-owned/licensed resources all in one place.

The student or staff member seeking books, information and learning resources expects to do one search and for that search to return all relevant material available to them, regardless of its format or its location.

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Arohatia te reo - cherish the language - Marlborough Express

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Marlborough Express
Arohatia te reo - cherish the language
Marlborough Express
A celebration of New Zealand's indigenous language begins today with Te Wiki o te reo Maori, or Maori Language Week, which starts today.
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A celebration of New Zealand's indigenous language

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School libraries as Learning Commons – physical & virtual

School libraries as Learning Commons – physical & virtual | SCIS | Scoop.it
Even in Australia: School libraries as Learning Commons – physical & virtual http://t.co/CPCEnvLYzM
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@Camilla Elliott on School Libraries as learning commons

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World Cup

World Cup | SCIS | Scoop.it
Sqworl makes it easy to organize and share multiple links with just one url. Easy and clean visual bookmarking.
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Here is a compilation of resources and activities for the classroom based around the World Cup

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As Researchers Turn to Google, Libraries Navigate the Messy World of Discovery Tools

As Researchers Turn to Google, Libraries Navigate the Messy World of Discovery Tools | SCIS | Scoop.it
Librarians want to make their content searchable, but they’re wary of commercial software that may skew the results.
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Libraries increasingly want their catalogues to offer a one-stop search box that searches all the databases / collections.

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Mandie Petrucci Socialmedia's curator insight, June 18, 2:56 AM

Ideal search tool we are all dreaming of