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17 Cartoon Videos Explaining the Internet and Internet Safety to Kids

17 Cartoon Videos Explaining the Internet and Internet Safety to Kids | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
via Stephen's Lighthouse Planet Nutshell produces short animated videos to explain products, services, and concepts. One of their series of videos is all about the Internet and Internet safety for ...

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The Heart of the School: Iowa’s Van Meter District Plans Library Expansion

The Heart of the School: Iowa’s Van Meter District Plans Library Expansion | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
In the halls of Van Meter’s secondary school, teacher librarian Shannon Miller reviews the
initial blueprints for the new library space with architect Johnny Boyd.
Photos by Charlie Litchfield.

Via L2_S2S, Sue Kowalski, Alison Hewett
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Golden Circle essence by Simon Sinek - YouTube

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essence of loyalty, leadership, beliefs. the "why"

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School Library Monthly - Curation

School librarians can use curation as a tool to position themselves as information and communication authorities and information professionals. Curation helps members of the school library communities understand the full scope of their information worlds and enables young people to become curators of their own information.
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Joyce Valenza defines curation, reasons for use and benefits

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About this Blog

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Recently, my Library, the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, collaborated with the co-principal investigators for an ongoing breast cancer screening intervention stu...
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Internet Librarian: Lee Rainie Keynote

Internet Librarian: Lee Rainie Keynote | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
Lee Rainie discusses the Project’s new research about those who use the library and those who do not: who they are, what their information needs are, what kinds of technology they use, and how libraries can meet the varying needs of their patrons.
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link to keynote address with PEW research results on library

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The Power of Visual Notetaking

Visual note-taking is a powerful tool for design professionals who want to capture ideas and communicate them effectively. Known as sketchnoting or graphic rec…

Via Baiba Svenca, Elizabeth Dill
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 19, 2014 10:03 AM

Hand-written notes or drawings can be a perfect visual supplement to any textual message which you put in your presentation.

This informative slideshow gives you tons of great examples and suggests ideas and methods how you can learn the visual note-taking.

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I'm green with envy at her skill!

Lia Goren's curator insight, June 21, 2014 10:06 AM

Me encantó esta guía e inspiración para trabajar contenidos de manera conectada! Para aprender uno mismo y para contar a otros, para abrir espacios de conversación. 

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TXLA 2014 | Redefining The School Librarian

TXLA 2014 | Redefining The School Librarian | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
Redefining School Libraries. (RT @jenniferlagarde: Sure! My session from #TXLA14 Redefining School Libraries http://t.co/ZBZIHmll70 @sallydw)

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Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries | Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries | Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
Modern K-12 public libraries will offer intensely engaging learning environments to all students. How they will go about doing this is less certain but the principle trends are readily identified in various research efforts.

The goal of this post is...
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from Huffington Post....good commentary on value of library and new resources. Economic argument for longevity of libraries: they will be more cost effective in future. Closing note: technological change will continue; education will be affected.

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This Liaison Life

This Liaison Life | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
adventures of an embedded business librarian
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blog of an embedded librarian in higher education. Good first person narrative. List of benefits

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Information Literacy Weblog: Bowman Library Research Skills Tutorial

Information Literacy Weblog: Bowman Library Research Skills Tutorial | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
The PRIMO site of the month for December 2013 was the Bowman Library Research Skills Tutorial. PRIMO is a database of recommended online resources for teaching information literacy, on the ACRL website.
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Internet Librarian 2013 – The New Library Patron | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

Internet Librarian 2013 – The New Library Patron | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
Internet Librarian 2013 – The New Library Patron Lee Rainie Rainie’s slides are up at htt
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Librarian in Black succinctly reports on Lee's address: Internet Librarian 2013

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Critical Search Skills Students Should Know - Edudemic

Critical Search Skills Students Should Know - Edudemic | Teacher Librarian | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
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important information to empower our students

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