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Google Seeks to Transform Education with New Change Center

Google Seeks to Transform Education with New Change Center | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Last week the Google for Education Transformation Center was announced as a hub and launch pad for school change. Google has long been involved in pushing technology to improve and modernize education, but with the…

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Making Learning Awesome!

Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform that makes it fun to learn – any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages!
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Popular teaching methods are ‘not that effective’, TLTP Education

Popular teaching methods are ‘not that effective’, TLTP Education | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Popular teaching methods are ‘not that effective’, Teachers are constantly looking to innovate, to come up with new ways of delivering lessons. The ultimate goal is to ensure
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5 Technologies That are Revolutionizing Education

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5 Technologies That are Revolutionizing Education
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The popularity of tablets in the classroom can already be seen in many places. Apple has partnered with public and private institutions to provide iPads to students for school.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 22, 2013 5:21 PM

No surprises here. Policy and procedures for adoption and use in schools will be the big challenge.

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5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library

5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Some say that the children's rooms of libraries are an anachronism in a world of mobile screens with books on demand. But I say that while childhood has changed quite a bit, children have not....

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, April 22, 2014 11:12 PM

Share this post far and wide! So many of my students do not have public library cards. Let's get a drive going!

Anita Vance's curator insight, April 25, 2014 8:16 AM

The number of choices, the styles of pictures, the myriad of stories available, the physical presence of possibilities and the ability to choose without cost - all of these cannot be found anywhere else...

Dana Kuhlmann's curator insight, July 2, 2014 2:58 PM

Great place to go this summer!

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Are School Libraries Obsolete?

(This week's guest blogger is Catherine Stuart, librarian at Rosemont School of the Holy Child.) It happened again last week. Someone at a party asked me what I do for a living and when I told him I was a school librarian, ...

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Lourense Das's curator insight, April 16, 2014 11:10 AM

Another interesting article why school libraries are NOT obsolete

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 16, 2014 1:45 PM

A lovely piece about how important school libraries really are! 

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Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy

Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
The types of books we read may affect how we relate to others

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 24, 2014 2:21 AM

Teaching children empathy? Get them to read fiction. More reasons to ensure that all those children who prefer non-fiction are encouraged to read fiction. 

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Kool Aid worth drinking: the respect and admiration for the noble profession of teaching

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Kool Aid worth drinking: the respect and admiration for the noble profession of teaching | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
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Books and Band Saws: the Future of Libraries | MindShift

Books and Band Saws: the Future of Libraries | MindShift | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Flickr:Toolstop By Jon Kalish, NPR As information becomes more digital, public libraries are striving to redefine their roles. A small number are workin
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Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs | MindShift

Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs | MindShift | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
YOUmedia Earlier this month, we covered the Fayetteville Free Library's new Fab Lab, the public library's plans to build a "makerspace" where library pat
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The Case for Preserving the Pleasure of Deep Reading | MindShift

The Case for Preserving the Pleasure of Deep Reading | MindShift | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
The deep reading of books and the information-driven reading we do on the web are very different, both in the experience they produce and in the capacities they develop.
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Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | Wired Magazine | Wired.com

Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | Wired Magazine | Wired.com | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Kids know how to Google—they just can't tell when the results are crap.
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Why We Should Teach Empathy to Preschoolers

Why We Should Teach Empathy to Preschoolers | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
One Berkeley preschool is baking empathy into its curriculum—and for good reason.
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Is The Flipped Classroom Relevant to ELT? - EFL Magazine

Is The Flipped Classroom Relevant to ELT? - EFL Magazine | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Is The Flipped Classroom Relevant to ELT? by EFL Magazine. Check out our great, free resources for English language teaching. See more details about it on EFL Magazine.

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Fear of learning, or 5 reasons why you should constantly learn

Fear of learning, or 5 reasons why you should constantly learn | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it

Fear of something unknown is one of the biggest and strongest fears for all humans. What can be more "unknown" than something you're learning? :) We learn things we don't know - and here unites two different emotions. First one is the passion to explore new things, the second one

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12 Most Easy Traps To Fall Into When Curating Content |

12 Most Easy Traps To Fall Into When Curating Content | | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it

Margie Clayman, resident librarian at The Blog Library, on 12 traps we can easily fall ionto when curating content.


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What Teachers Need to Know about The New Creative Commons 4.0 Licenses

What Teachers Need to Know about The New Creative Commons 4.0 Licenses | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it

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Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, May 8, 2014 9:26 PM
Creative Commons - teaching digital ethics; copyright
Llandrillo Library's curator insight, May 14, 2014 4:12 AM

Very useful guide to Creative Commons - especially important for referencing or other student work published online! For UK based education institutions you can also use the National Education Network Image gallery -  http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/

Curatorially Yours's curator insight, May 22, 2014 7:44 PM

A great visual for explaining the different Creative Commons licenses.

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What should an administrator expect a school library media specialist to be?


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johanna krijnsen's curator insight, January 22, 2014 9:29 AM

school librarian / teacher librarian jobdescription

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 23, 2014 1:42 AM

Lovely description of all a school librarian can be. If schools understood an supported us they would have independent learners in their schools in no time...

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 23, 2014 7:52 PM

A very good description, a goal to achieve. I applaud the vision embedded here.

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The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have - Edudemic

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have - Edudemic | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
In order to implement modern technology in your classroom, you better know about the important skills modern teachers must have in order to succeed.
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Parents, Children, Libraries, and Reading

Parents, Children, Libraries, and Reading | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
Parents of minor children have a special relationship with libraries. Most believe libraries are very important for their children and provide extra resources that are not available at home.
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In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library? | MindShift

In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library? | MindShift | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
The main reason most parents go to libraries is to get books for their kids. So what becomes of the magic of being surrounded by books when e-readers become more prevalent?
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Millennials: The Next Greatest Generation? | TIME.com

Millennials: The Next Greatest Generation? | TIME.com | The Teaching & Learning Revolution | Scoop.it
You might think they're entitled, lazy and over-confident. You'd be right—but you'd also be wrong
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