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Teacher Librarian: Sharing Ideas on Information Literacy, Reading, and Professional Development.
Curating ideas and tools for teacher librarians in information and media literacy. Reflections for personal learning networks for school librarians.
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Charting the PD Waters With Badges (EdSurge News)

Charting the PD Waters With Badges (EdSurge News) | Teacher Librarian: Sharing Ideas on Information Literacy, Reading, and Professional Development. | Scoop.it
Although I love the freedom, flexibility and personalization of informal learning with my PLN on social media, I always felt that there should be a system for acknowledging that learning.  Badging for professional learning, now, seems an obvious solution. Badging itself has a long, rich history, eve
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Organizing a badge program for professional learning or student orientation to high school programs sounds like a win for everyone.

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Teacher Collaboration: The Essential Common-Core Ingredient

Teacher Collaboration: The Essential Common-Core Ingredient | Teacher Librarian: Sharing Ideas on Information Literacy, Reading, and Professional Development. | Scoop.it
Helping teachers work together will be essential to the success of the common core, say Vicki Phillips and Robert Hughes.

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6 Mistakes I Made with Professional Development

6 Mistakes I Made with Professional Development | Teacher Librarian: Sharing Ideas on Information Literacy, Reading, and Professional Development. | Scoop.it
These 6 strategies represent some of the most fundamental mistakes I've made in my years of educational technology professional development.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Nice reflection piece that can be applied not only to edtech professional development but any PD for teachers. Note to teacher librarians: how do you present professional development to your staff?

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