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AASL to Survey Branding of School Librarianship

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The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has announced that it is launching two national online surveys this month—one for school librarians, one for stakeholders—in order to examine ways that the two groups view the profession.

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PD Sucks. Is EdCamp The Solution?

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PD Sucks. Is EdCamp The Solution? by Dawn Casey-Rowe, Social Studies Teacher & Learnist Evangelist Related Learnist Resource: Make Your Own EdCamp Professional Development is about to undergo a revolution of sorts.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, November 8, 2013 3:15 PM

This is a great explanation of an EdCamp. Having just attended a really well-done version in Atlanta, I can personally attest to the power of peer-group learning. Why don't more school systems realize the power of their braintrust and stop hiring outside "trainers" to come in for PD that's super expensive and rarely well-received? 

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8 Lessons Great Teachers Accept

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8 Lessons Great Teachers Accept by Jane Healey, Ph.D. I just returned from a conference where the organizers screened World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements, a documentary about John Hunter, the teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, November 11, 2013 3:45 PM

My take-away: human interaction is at the heart of effective education

Yes, it is. This is a poster that teachers should look at every day to remember who they are and the importance they carry. Share.

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10 Digital Resources That Will Improve Your School Library ...

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The school library is an essential piece of learning, helpful to students in learning valuable skills, providing collaboration space, and in a perfect world, access to the newest and best digital media.
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A must See Chat on Education1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0

A must See Chat on Education1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 | Tools for lifelong learning | Scoop.it
Internet, as Barlow argues, is "the biggest technological event since the the capture of fire in terms of what it will do to the basic look and feel of being a human". This technological event has...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, November 8, 2013 2:23 PM

Wow! And I'm thinking I first heard the term "web 2.0" sometime around 2005 or 2006 and now we're looking at version 3.0? Would anyone doubt Barlow's argument about the internet? Why do I have the theme song for The Jetsons running incessantly in my head...

Lisa Power's curator insight, November 8, 2013 8:23 PM
Seems to me that we are somewhere around 2.5?
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19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know | Tools for lifelong learning | Scoop.it
You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.

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Amy Weisz's curator insight, November 12, 2013 12:36 PM

Oh so helpful hints!

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Web-based Version of Blooms Taxonomy (30+ digital tools ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library Advocacy

Web-based Version of Blooms Taxonomy (30+ digital tools ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library Advocacy | Tools for lifelong learning | Scoop.it
One of the main objectives underlying our work as 21st century teachers and educators is to use technology to create innovative, creative, and engaging learning environments for our students.The focus now has been shifted from whether or not to use...

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