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Learner Voices | Services to Schools

Learner Voices | Services to Schools | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it

"What are students telling us about school libraries?

...over 99% of students reported that their school libraries had helped them with their learning in some way.  In analysing the qualitative data in the Australian research, Hay found the following were key factors: seamless integration of ICT between home and schoolaccess to databases and production softwareaccess to the library before, after and during school hours (graphic used with permission by Lyn Hay)."


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Are Digital Media Labs the Libraries of the Future? - Education - GOOD

Are Digital Media Labs the Libraries of the Future? - Education - GOOD | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Could a digital media lab in downtown Chicago be the library of the future?
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Apple Releases iOS 5 Deployment Guide for Education | iPad Academy

Apple Releases iOS 5 Deployment Guide for Education | iPad Academy | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it

"Apple just released a 38 page guide to help school personnel deploy and support iOS devices including iPads. The guide addresses Preparing for Deployment, Wi-Fi Network Design, Configuration and Management, Purchasing Content and Deployment Strategies. You can find the PDF document here."

http://images.apple.com/education/docs/IOS_5_Education_Deployment_Guide.pdf


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Web Search Strategies | Common Craft

Web Search Strategies | Common Craft | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it

This video introduces the best ways to use search engines to find information on the Web. It uses real-world examples that illustrate ways to reduce useless results and includes:

 

How search engines work
Picking the right key words
Using quotes and the minus sign
Combinations of strategies


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From Teacher-Librarian to Digital Literacy Impresarios | innovative learning designs

From Teacher-Librarian to Digital Literacy Impresarios | innovative learning designs | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
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The Brainstorming Process Is B.S. But Can We Rework It?

The Brainstorming Process Is B.S. But Can We Rework It? | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Two recent articles by Jonah Lehrer and Susan Cain argue that brainstorming doesn't make people more creative. So how might we remake the brainstorming process, given what science tells us?
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Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog

Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
LearningToday shares with everyone two beautiful posters, that help us remember Bloom’s Taxonomy: the Blooming Butterfly and the Blooming Orange. How do we connect the Bloom’s Taxonomy with the iPad?
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“Vai ver se estou online!”

“Vai ver se estou online!” | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
A revolução digital marca a gíria escolar. Pelo jargão "vai ver se estou online" estimam-se os bits gastos naquele "estado". No dia mundial da Internet Segura, a preocupação de pais e professores foi saber o que fazem na rede.
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Is Media Literacy the Study of Nothing? « The LAMP

Is Media Literacy the Study of Nothing? « The LAMP | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
The LAMP (Learning About Multimedia Project) provides critical media literacy skills to the inter-related groups of youths, their parents and educators throughout New York City.
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A Review of Rubrics for Assessing Online Discussions (CAA Conference 2010)

Current practice in the assessment of online forums, with tips for developing "good" rubrics.


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Top 100 Learning Game Resources | Upside Learning Blog

Top 100 Learning Game Resources | Upside Learning Blog | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
When writing the whitepaper about Casual games, I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links.
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A Tick List of 21st Century Digital Skills for Teachers | All things related to educational technology

A Tick List of 21st Century Digital Skills for Teachers | All things related to educational technology | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
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Great Debate lost: Do you think every student will eventually have an iPad? | ZDNet

Great Debate lost: Do you think every student will eventually have an iPad? | ZDNet | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet with textbook content now fully supported.
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Deputy Principal works collaboratively with teacher librarians : Darcy Moore's Blog

Deputy Principal works collaboratively with teacher librarians : Darcy Moore's Blog | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it

I am presenting to teacher-librarian colleagues about ‘digital communication tools’ this week.


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50 Great Google+ Tips for School Librarians | Online College Tips – Online Colleges

50 Great Google+ Tips for School Librarians | Online College Tips – Online Colleges | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
School librarians can use Google+ to improve what libraries offer and enrich the learning experience for students.Read on … ...
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: The Weeding Game: Saying Goodbye to Reference Books

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: The Weeding Game: Saying Goodbye to Reference Books | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
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Continuing to Learn with the iPad- Storytelling | Langwitches Blog

Continuing to Learn with the iPad- Storytelling | Langwitches Blog | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
In an attempt to document the trials and errors of using a classroom set of 20 iPads in our K-8 school, I am adding a new post to the collection of iPads in the Classroom: Transliteracy- QR Codes and Art Working on iPad Fluency with Lower...
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In Europe, ACTA Protests Hit the Streets -- and Twitter [PICS]

In Europe, ACTA Protests Hit the Streets -- and Twitter [PICS] | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
ACTA protests sprang up in cities across Europe on Saturday, and activists used Twitter to document and parallel the on-the-ground action.
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The Future of the Book.

Meet Nelson, Coupland, and Alice — the faces of tomorrow’s book. Watch global design and innovation consultancy IDEO’s vision for the future of the book.
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EUROPA - Press Releases - Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Learning through technology; learning about technology Launch of eSafety label pr...

EUROPA - Press Releases - Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Learning through technology; learning about technology Launch of eSafety label pr... | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
SPEECH/12/70 Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Learning through technology; learning about technology Launch of eSafety label project on Safer Internet Day 7th February, Brussels Ladies and Gentlemen,...
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Video: e-portfolios for starters

Animation showing the advantages of owning and using an e-portfolio...

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