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Early risers devour breakfast and books at Dunluce Elementary School

Early risers devour breakfast and books at Dunluce Elementary School | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Eight-year-old Marisa Au struggled with her reading when she joined Dunluce Elementary School’s early risers reading club last spring.
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Brilliant!  Imagine what could happen if other schoools with pre-established breakfast programs added a storytime component?

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Bookies 2015 | CBC Books | CBC Radio

Bookies 2015 | CBC Books | CBC Radio | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it

What books did YOU think were the best of the year? Cast your vote in the annual CBC Bookie Awards by Monday Feb. 23 to have your say. Explore the finalists below.

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On Valentine's Day, speak the language of love with African romance anthology - CNN.com

On Valentine's Day, speak the language of love with African romance anthology  - CNN.com | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Romance is alive and well across Africa this Valentine's Day -- romance literature, that is.
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A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral

A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Rocko Gieselman goes by the pronoun “they.” Acknowledging the next step in identity politics, the University of Vermont has agreed to use it.
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Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices Reviewed on Quill and Quire

Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices Reviewed on Quill and Quire | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Both of these books feature beautiful faces on their covers. Because I am a Girl invites us in with a… Read More »
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Laura Ingalls Wilder grittier memoir a blockbuster for small South Dakota publishing house

Laura Ingalls Wilder grittier memoir a blockbuster for small South Dakota publishing house | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Wilder wrote her autobiography in the early 1930s. By then, she had been settled on her Missouri farm for decades, but her early life took the Ingalls family on a journey that includes what today is Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota.
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Students Help Create Culture of Academic Integrity

Students Help Create Culture of Academic Integrity | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Dr. Jason Stephens talked with Education World about the need to make students part of the anti-cheating solution and some of the reasons why cheating has become so rampant in education.
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7 of Margaret Atwood’s Apocalpyses, Ranked From Pretty Survivable to Totally Terrifying

7 of Margaret Atwood’s Apocalpyses, Ranked From Pretty Survivable to Totally Terrifying | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Margaret
Atwood is the queen of post-apocalyptic fiction. From zombies to worldwide contagions, few things are as captivating as the apocalypses she conjures — aside from what comes after. More brutal than The Hunger Games, more disturbing than The Road, Atwood’s post-apocalyptic stories are as
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Litographs - Books on T-shirts, Posters, and Tote Bags

Litographs - Books on T-shirts, Posters, and Tote Bags | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Litographs creates art from literature. We design t-shirts and posters from the text of classic books. For each sale, Litographs donates one book to a community in need.
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Rightscorp and BMG Exploiting Copyright Notice-and-Notice System: Citing False Legal Information in Payment Demands - Michael Geist

Rightscorp and BMG Exploiting Copyright Notice-and-Notice System: Citing False Legal Information in Payment Demands - Michael Geist | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Canada's new copyright notice-and-notice system has been in place for less than a week, but rights holders are already exploiting a loophole to send demands for payment citing false legal information. Earlier this week, a Canadian ISP forwarded to me a sample notice it received from Rightscorp on behalf of BMG Rights Management. The notice, which is posted below with identifying information removed, must be forwarded to the subscriber or the ISP faces the possibility of statutory damages of betw
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Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools

Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Unless lawmakers can be made to understand the critical role these and other educational professionals play in contributing to schools in which we can all be confident and proud, then many of these positions will remain in jeopardy to the detriment o...
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Promoting your school library through social media

Communicate, Participate, Advocate Connecting your library to your school community through social media Image: Clare Bloomfield / FreeDigitalPhotos.net htt…
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Five Best Audiobook Services

Five Best Audiobook Services | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
If you're looking for ways to fit more books into your life, picking up audiobooks is a great way to do it. You can listen on your commute, on vacation, or just at home while you're doing other things. This week, we're looking at five of the best audiobook services, based on your nominations.
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Valentine's Day Anthology

Valentine's Day Anthology | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Our special Valentine's Day Anthology is now available to download for free.  Our aim for this anthology is to provide a Valentine’s Day ‘treat’ for readers, pa
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Michael Zwaagstra: Too many educators believe that handwriting is obsolete. Nonsense

Michael Zwaagstra: Too many educators believe that handwriting is obsolete. Nonsense | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
It's a vital part of helping young brains develop properly
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11 Things You Can Borrow From Libraries Besides Books

11 Things You Can Borrow From Libraries Besides Books | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Here are just a few unexpected items some libraries lend out.
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Wonder Woman lives next door, did you know? - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

Wonder Woman lives next door, did you know? - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Shrouded behind my not-perfect hats and Gryffindor scarf, I’m connecting with kids every day and making learning magic happen. In... Continue reading »
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I suspect this is the case among Teacher-Librarians too.  Are you more recognized for your work outside of your own school/district?

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Chicago Public Library Unveils Virtual Book Club

Chicago Public Library Unveils Virtual Book Club | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Chicago Public Library is hoping to create a new way of book club thinking with the launch of their virtual book club program.
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The 22 Best Feminist Picture Books, Because You're Never Too Old To Be Saved By A Princess

The 22 Best Feminist Picture Books, Because You're Never Too Old To Be Saved By A Princess | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
Browsing the picture book shelves of bookstores was once extremely depressing. There were “girl” books and “boy” books, the girl ones covered in glitter, pastels, pinks and bunnies, the boys crammed with planes, trains, and brave young adventurers. However, increasingly, picture books are becoming
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Find In-Depth Articles on Google with a URL Trick

Find In-Depth Articles on Google with a URL Trick | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
If your Google search just isn't returning the quality content you want, this little URL trick might find more in-depth articles on the subject you're searching for.
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Study Finds Reading to Children of All Ages Grooms Them to Read More on Their Own

Study Finds Reading to Children of All Ages Grooms Them to Read More on Their Own | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
A study by Scholastic points to ways that parents can encourage kids to read for fun.
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Mark Zuckerberg’s Book Club Could be (Much) Bigger Than It Looks « National Reading Campaign

Mark Zuckerberg’s Book Club Could be (Much) Bigger Than It Looks « National Reading Campaign | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it

Over the weekend, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg invited Facebook users to join him in his New Year’s resolution to read a new book every other week. First up: The End of Power by Moisés Naím

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Books in 2015: the essential literary calendar

Books in 2015: the essential literary calendar | Teacher-Librarianship | Scoop.it
New novels by Kazuo Ishiguro, Jonathan Franzen and Toni Morrison; film versions of Suite Française and Alan Bennett’s Lady in the Van; the 150th birthdays of Alice in Wonderland and WB Yeats – we look forward to the literary treats of 2015
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Web 2.0 tools for promoting the library collection

From the Saskatchewan School Library Association

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