Teacher Librarians Rule
1.3K views | +0 today
Teacher Librarians Rule
Teacher Librarians love information literacy, digital literacy and literacy
Curated by Anne McLean
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Anne McLean from SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians
Scoop.it!

The League of Extraordinary Librarians: SLJ’s latest tech survey shows that media specialists are leading the way - The Digital Shift

The League of Extraordinary Librarians: SLJ’s latest tech survey shows that media specialists are leading the way - The Digital Shift | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it

http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/11/k-12/the-league-of-extraordinary-librarians-sljs-latest-tech-survey-shows-that-media-specialists-are-leading-the-way/


Via Joyce Valenza
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Information Literacy is an essential skill in the workplace | Florida ...

Information Literacy is an essential skill in the workplace | Florida ... | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
Employers today are looking for college graduates who are information savvy. According to an October 16 report from Project Information Literacy (PIL), a project concerned with the research habits of college students, ...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Anne McLean from SCIS
Scoop.it!

Buying Book reviews | Services to Schools

Buying Book reviews | Services to Schools | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it

Can you trust  the reviews you read? This blog post discusses the practice of authors paying for positive reviews.


Via L2_S2S, SCIS
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Anne McLean from SCIS
Scoop.it!

Book Week 2013 Theme CBCA

Book Week 2013 Theme CBCA | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it

The dates for Book Week 2013 will be Saturday 17 – Friday 23 August.

The theme in 2013 is... Read across the universe.


Via SCIS
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School

Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
1. Read, Read and Read Principals should not only be reading current research and resources about best practices in education, they should be reading children’s books as well as reading for p...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Long Live Paper

Long Live Paper | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
While e-readers and multimedia may seem appealing, the idea of replacing an effective learning platform — the paper textbook — with a widely hyped but still unproven one is extremely dangerous.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Making Information Literacy Fun - Murder at Grim Marsh House | Information Literacy - Education

Making Information Literacy Fun -  Murder at Grim Marsh House | Information Literacy - Education | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
"We all want to make our information literacy sessions with groups memorable."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Building a digital library

Building a digital library | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
The Literary Platform is dedicated to showcasing projects experimenting with literature and technology. It brings together comment from industry figures and key thinkers, and encourages debate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Do Book Trailers Really Work? - Barnes & Noble Book Clubs

Do Book Trailers Really Work? - Barnes & Noble Book Clubs | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
In the last decade, the quantity – and quality – of book trailers has increased exponentially. Nowadays, chances are pretty good that a new release wi (Do Book Trailers Really Work?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

School Library Monthly - Curation

School librarians can use curation as a tool to position themselves as information and communication authorities and information professionals.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Digital Literacy - Multiliteracy

Digital Literacy - Multiliteracy | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
Amy Pellettieri & Karen Berman Communication and learning requires the ability to read, write, and acquire information. Today, technology requires a type of...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

What is literacy? - ChicagoNow (blog)

What is literacy? - ChicagoNow (blog) | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
What is literacy?ChicagoNow (blog)According to Wikipedia, "literacy refers to the ability to read for knowledge, write coherently, and think critically about the written word. This expanded definition is why we write more than just book reviews.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Anne McLean from SCIS
Scoop.it!

Bibliographic Standards – The Change from AACR2 to RDA

Bibliographic Standards – The Change from AACR2 to RDA | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it

A useful and very timely blog post by Catherine Rigg for ETL505

"In 2013 a new cataloguing standard for describing and accessing resources will be available for use. Resource Description and Access (RDA) (Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA, 2010) will replace the Anglo American Cataloguing Rules 2 (AACR2)."


Via SCIS
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Newsweek to cease print edition

Newsweek to cease print edition | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
Newsweek, the 80-year-old US current affairs magazine, is to become an online-only publication, ending its print edition.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf

Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Consider the Source: Shuffling Off to Buffalo | School Library Journal

Consider the Source: Shuffling Off to Buffalo | School Library Journal | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
MapwithPin CC Consider the Source: Shuffling Off to Buffalo School librarians and the Common Core (CC) have been my focus all year, and especially this fall. Sue Bartle and I have been holding one workshop after another ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Integration of Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Changing Students’ Relationships with the School Librarian | K-12 School Libraries

Integration of Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Changing Students’ Relationships with the School Librarian | K-12 School Libraries | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
Motivated by a shared inquiry question, a team of librarians at Deerfield High School (Illinois) gathered data to support a push to integrate information literacy skills into the curriculum, and developed a fruitful collaboration with other...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

Philip Hensher: Why handwriting matters

Philip Hensher: Why handwriting matters | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
In an extract from his new book, Philip Hensher explains how putting pen to paper can still occupy a special place in our lives...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Anne McLean from What does it mean to be a connected educator?
Scoop.it!

Project Based Learning – giving it a go in an English Classroom

Project Based Learning – giving it a go in an English Classroom | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
I’ve been reading about Project Based Learning for some time now, and struggled trying to find a way to integrate this kind of pedagogy into my regular classroom practice. I think I do a fair...

Via Tania Sheko
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Anne McLean
Scoop.it!

The rise of eReading: Are books going to become an endangered species?

The rise of eReading: Are books going to become an endangered species? | Teacher Librarians Rule | Scoop.it
An interesting article on Schools.com. (@parenting Can e-books help kids read more books? Guess how many more books e-reader owners read/year! Thoughts?
more...
No comment yet.