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Cyberbullying Toolkit | Common Sense Media

Cyberbullying Toolkit | Common Sense Media | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
This free toolkit has the resources schools need to take an effective stand against cyberbullying.

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iPad Best of the Best – 50 Essential Children’s Book Apps (Part 4: Tweens) | The Digital Media Diet

iPad Best of the Best – 50 Essential Children’s Book Apps (Part 4: Tweens) | The Digital Media Diet | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
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What Will You Click On Next? Focusing Our Attention Online

Lenny Gonzales The onslaught of information from the wired world can be overwhelming to anyone -- even the savviest online audiences.

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Teacher librarians crucial in info age

Teacher librarians crucial in info age...

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schoollibrarywebsites - home

schoollibrarywebsites - home | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it

A nicely stocked Wikispace with information for all school librarians. 


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E-Books, I'll Miss You

E-Books, I'll Miss You | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
A gadget lover ends a long-term relationship with his e-reader and rediscovers the joys of paper.
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The Work of Audiobook Narrators...

The Work of Audiobook Narrators... | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it

How long does an audiobook narration take?

 

How often do you have to take breaks?

 

These are questions posed to narrators of many popular audiobook titles at Emily's Reading Room blog.  

 

They all have their tricks to keeping their voice sounding great for audiobook listeners.


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School Libraries | American Library Association

School Libraries | American Library Association | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
Belt-tightening at all levels of government presented school librarians with a series of challenges in 2011, and there was scant sign that the situation would improve in 2012.
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New Nook lets you read on sunny beaches, in the dark

New Nook lets you read on sunny beaches, in the dark | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble on Thursday unveiled a Nook electronic reader that it says becomes the first E-Ink-based device that lets you read in the dark, without an external reading light.
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Those crazy artists.

Those crazy artists. | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
Going To War With Old Fashioned Books Raul Lemesoff drives this awesome "Book Tank" around the streets of Buenos Aires, the capitol of Argentina, passing out free books to the masses. He calls the...
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GraphWords.com - Visualize words!

Graph Words is a free visualization tool to explore English dictionary and thesaurus, helps you to search the meaning of words and other associated words.
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2012 Notable Children's Recordings | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

2012 Notable Children's Recordings | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
This is the current list of ALSC Notable Children's Recordings.
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Books vs E-Books | Visual.ly

Books vs E-Books | Visual.ly | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
There have been many heated debates over the centuries, but none have struck such passion in book lovers everywhere as the great e-book debate.
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Travis’s Excellent (Ereader) Adventure

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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

It's always revealing to watch learners research.

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Are Librarians Still Important? |

The link between strong school library programs and student achievement is well documented.


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School Library Research (SLR) Volume 13 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

School Library Research (SLR) Volume 13 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it

Principals' perceptions, school library media programs, relationships between school cultures and school library programs, and more.


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Are kids really motivated by technology? | SmartBlogs

Are kids really motivated by technology? | SmartBlogs | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
As a guy who delivers two-day #edtech workshops during my breaks from full-time classroom teaching, I’m often asked the same questions again and again: H...

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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

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It's always revealing to watch learners research.

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How Good Books Can Change You

How Good Books Can Change You | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
Ever read a book that's changed your life? You're not imagining it -- the process of digesting a character or a series of events actually turns you into a different person.

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Osamu Tezuka, God of Manga | The Hub

Osamu Tezuka, God of Manga | The Hub | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it

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Bringing Up a Young Reader on E-Books

Bringing Up a Young Reader on E-Books | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
It may take a generation to know for sure whether e-books are better for children than regular books.
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Great Books for Teens | Resources for Parents and Educators of Kids in Grades 4 - 12 | All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org

Great Books for Teens | Resources for Parents and Educators of Kids in Grades 4 - 12 | All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
AdLit.org's themed booklists, prepared by our young adult literature advisors, will help you find books to broaden the horizons of reluctant readers and engage struggling readers with high-interest, low-difficulty texts.
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Benefits of Audiobooks for All Readers | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets

Benefits of Audiobooks for All Readers | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets | Linking Libraries & Learning | Scoop.it
Audiobooks have traditionally been used in schools by teachers of second-language learners, learning-disabled or -impaired students, and struggling readers or nonreaders.
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schoollibraries2011 - checklist for parents

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