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The Primary Source Librarian » What’s Wrong with Primary Sources?

The Primary Source Librarian » What’s Wrong with Primary Sources? | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it

“why”  primary sources?  I love primary source sets as much as any history or social studies teacher, but have these students learned how to analyze a single primary source?

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Children who have strong reading skills 'are more intelligent by their mid-teens'

Children who have strong reading skills 'are more intelligent by their mid-teens' | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
CHILDREN with strong reading skills are more likely to have higher intelligence levels as young adults, according to a study of identical twins.
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Research Related to School Libraries - School Libraries (CA Dept of Education)

Current research about the impact of a quality school library on student achievement.
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Libraries evolve beyond books, media

Libraries evolve beyond books, media | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
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Literacy 2.0:Anywhere Learning

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Educational Leadership:Literacy 2.0:Anywhere Learning Scenes like this are typical of some-although not all-classes at Auburn Middle School in Fauquier County, Virginia. Students interact with knowledge and information not through textbooks and ...
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The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources

So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...
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Librarian with a Latte: Reaching Out to Students Beyond the Library'…

Librarian with a LatteReaching Out to Students Beyond the Library’s WallsJesús Alonso-RegaladoUniversity at Albany, SUNYSALALM LVI, PhiladelphiaMay 31, 2011
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A nice way of increasing the connection with our customers.

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{5 Steps Series} 5 Quick Steps to Organize Your Classroom Library | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

{5 Steps Series} 5 Quick Steps to Organize Your Classroom Library | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
A classroom library serves as the foundation of a literacy-rich classroom. A well-stocked, research-based classroom library becomes a tool for teaching and learning. Once you’ve gathered a collection of books, a system for organizing them is a must. No matter how small or large your classroom library is, organization counts! If you want your students …
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Librarian Infographics

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QuizUp

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The biggest trivia game in the world!
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Digital Citizenship | Services to Schools

Digital Citizenship | Services to Schools | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
Digital Citizenship is an evolving concept reflecting different behaviours. It includes appropriate and effective ways we interact with people and/or information through media and technology.
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You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You:

You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You: | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
Over two years ago I wrote Are You a 21st Century Librarian? and proposed the following six behaviors that would describe a 21st Century librarian. You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You: 1. Ar...
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Digital Book World 2014: An Industry Transformed

Digital Book World 2014: An Industry Transformed | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
The fifth installment of Digital Book World, the annual New York City conference on digital publishing, was held last week.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Improves Image Search Tools Menu

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Improves Image Search Tools Menu | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
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A useful to know about new feature from Google.

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Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, January 16, 7:39 AM

This makes student compliance with copyright so much easier!  Thank you.

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Leading Learning

Standards of Practice for School Libraries in Canada from the Voices for School Libraries Network of the Canadian Library Association
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Libraries evolve beyond books, media

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Bright Ideas - YouTube

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The Bright Ideas blog explores the latest technology in relation to education, libraries and learning. Find out more at http://slav.global2.vic.edu.au/
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Young adult fiction sales up 50 percent

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There's one genre that's bucking the trend – young adult fiction – and it's not just teenagers reading the books.
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School libraries are transforming into 21st century learning commons | School District #73

School libraries are transforming into 21st century learning commons | School District #73 | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
“ With the digital revolution, information access, use, and communication have changed along with the definition of literacy. Accessing and collecting...”
Via Karen Bonanno, Jan Watts
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Lourense Das's curator insight, April 6, 5:20 AM

The 21st century school library: more than just books and borrowing

Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 7, 11:02 PM

Some great tips for 21st Century libraries

Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 15, 11:48 AM

Catch a glimpse of a modern school library.  : )

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What Do Teacher Librarians Teach?

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Infographic on the things TLs teach (sometimes all at the same time!)


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Mary Clark's curator insight, January 23, 1:15 PM

Great infographic from Joyce Valenza and Gwyneth Jones.

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Qu'est-ce que les profs doc enseignent? Un peu de vocabulaire anglais pour et sur la culture informationnelle.

gwynethjones's comment, April 28, 12:13 PM
Why thank you, thank you very much! [she says in her best Elvis voice]
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The Book Seer | What should I read next

Read a great book and wondering what to read next? Ask the famous bookseer
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Index New Zealand: a guide for schools | Services to Schools

Index New Zealand (INNZ) is a great tool for staff and students wanting historical or up-to-date information on a wide range of subjects. INNZ can provide articles on the environment, science, agriculture, social research, the arts, book reviews, poems and short stories and much, much more. 
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Five Answers to Successful Strategic Planning

Five Answers to Successful Strategic Planning | Transforming our practice - school libraries | Scoop.it
One of the hardest parts of doing strategic planning is just getting started. Where to begin? What approach should we use to pursue strategic planning for my library? Do I just tell the staff; "Nex...
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School libraries keeping up with the times

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Curating Tools

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