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Cybersmart - Teens

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Defining the role of teacher librarians for those who think we just look after books
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Physics lesson becomes a Makerspace

Physics lesson becomes a Makerspace | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Melbourne High School students put their Physics knowledge into action today - today's lesson was all about potential energy, kinetic energy, and momentum. Dr Janet Prideaux joined students and the...
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Ask Trove - YouTube

A demonstration of the Web Speech API and some query processing using the Trove API.
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Now you can talk to Trove

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30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years - Made From History

30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years - Made From History | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Given we’ll shortly be reaching the centenary of the outbreak of World War One, we compiled this piece to explain the key global events of the...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 27, 7:00 PM

If you teach history/social studies this post is right up your alley. The website MadeFromHistory has put together 30 infographics that look at 30 key events in the last 100 years, and they do acknowledge that the have "left out quite a few events" due to space limitations. You can also find sections that focus on World War I, World War II, and Civil Rights as well as a Referenced Blog, which shares a wide variety of topics.

For many students, using visuals helps them to recall information more readily. If you teach history from the past 100 years it is worth checking out this website.

David Baker's curator insight, July 29, 12:04 PM
Visuals that include original source materials make classroom experiences much more relevant to students. It allows the story of the events to be made more real whether it is the experiences of WWI, WW II, or Civil Rights.
Anne-Maree Johnson's curator insight, July 29, 6:44 PM

 valuable tool for teaching of history. A series of infographics, timelines and a referenced blog which give valuable visual insight into key events from the last century.

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The library is a verb: wondering, discussing, tinkering...

The library is a verb: wondering, discussing, tinkering... | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Curiosity can draw students in. Surprise them with something unexpected, provide no instructions, and you might attract a group of students asking questions, making assumptions, providing possibili...
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'Classic Captions' competition

'Classic Captions' competition | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
It's still a little while before Book Week, but we already have one of our competitions on display in the hope of attracting a healthy number of competitors. Our inaugural Classic Captions competit...
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Week 2: Take a photo with a mobile device: Instagram / Flickr app / Snapchat

Week 2: Take a photo with a mobile device:  Instagram / Flickr app / Snapchat | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it

Kim Tairi is the Associate Director, Information Management at Swinburne University. She loves her mobile. It has changed the way she works. Professional sharing and connecting is easier. Google her to find out more.

 

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How could your library use photographs to promote library services, events and activities?Does your library Twitter account use Instaweather to provide a daily update?Do you have a permission form available so that when you take photographs of clients or events you have their agreement for those images to be used and shared online?How easy is it for clients to contribute digital photographs to your library collection (eg. local history)?Could you use photography in library programming (eg. how-to classes or competitions)?The Getty Museum celebrates the Instagram photographs taken by museum visitors by adding them to their Insta-Getty Pinterest board


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How to use mobile photos as part and promotion of your library services!

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Wikipedia: Too Large To Ignore

Once the bane of teachers, Wikipedia and entry-writing exercises are becoming more common on college campuses as academia and the online site drop mutual suspicions and seek to cooperate.


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Authentic learning activity with a twist!

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Battle of the borrowers. Reading is a dangerous sport.

Battle of the borrowers. Reading is a dangerous sport. | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
An interesting development since we moved to the library management system, Infiniti, is that the awareness of 'top student borrowers' has led to a rivalry of sorts. Currently Noah and Muhammad (Im...
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2014 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Edmonton Public Library, Transformed by ... - Library Journal

2014 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Edmonton Public Library, Transformed by ... - Library Journal | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
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All are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified by the Canadian Green Building Council.

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Data is the new black!

Data is the new black! | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
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Safe in the Library - SLWorkshop

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Art is not just pretty pictures.

Art is not just pretty pictures. | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
This has been cross-posted from my blog Brave New World. My topic today is Art as a subject in schools. I wonder if we sometimes underestimate or misunderstand the role of Art in a student’s learni...
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Blind date - with a book!

The library can be an exciting place - as this photo demonstrates. We try to engage our boys in reading through different strategies. In this case you can see the excitement on our year 9 students'...
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Crazy Tie Day!

Crazy Tie Day! | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
It's Crazy Tie Day! Cool xkcd tie!                                  And YES, there's a book for that -
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Shopping for libraries - Melbourne University libraries and the Library at the Dock

Shopping for libraries  - Melbourne University libraries and the Library at the Dock | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
The most dangerous behaviour for librarians of any sort (public, school, technicians, teacher librarians) is to sit in their library and not go anywhere. Actually, I would say the same for teachers...
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'Classic Captions' competition

'Classic Captions' competition | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
It's still a little while before Book Week, but we already have one of our competitions on display in the hope of attracting a healthy number of competitors. Our inaugural Classic Captions competit...
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A key to the past - the library continues to be used by past students

A key to the past - the library continues to be used by past students | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
(This post has been written by Pam Saunders, Head of Library). It is not uncommon for us to receive queries from past students. It would seem ‘once a Melbourne High boy, always a Melbourne High boy...
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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning

A digital essay completed by Heather Bailie as part of the assessment requirements of #INF530 Concepts & Practices for a Digital Age.
https://storify.com/hbailie/curation-as-a-tool-for-teaching-and-learning-1


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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 14, 5:22 PM

Helpful insights on curation of information, lots of good source documents and a little video. 

Yvonne Middelkoop's curator insight, July 21, 2:17 AM

Who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator?

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 23, 2:01 PM

Nice essay about curation. A useful example of using storify

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Will Libraries Exist in the Future? If So, They’ll Be Very Different.

Will Libraries Exist in the Future? If So, They’ll Be Very Different. | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Around the turn of the 20th century—a golden age for libraries in America—the Snead Bookshelf Company of Louisville, Ky., developed a new system for large-stack library shelving. Snead’s multifloor stack systems can still be seen in many important libraries built in that era, for instance at Harvard, Columbia, the Vatican,...
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Book donations

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We are fortunate to receive book donations from various people in the community. Thanks to Pieter Scheffers for recently donating the wonderful philosophy collection (photos coming soon), and also ...
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Librarians have left the building (again) - Visit to Melbourne University libraries

Librarians have left the building (again) - Visit to Melbourne University libraries | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Yesterday we visited several Melbourne University libraries as well as the University College library. We are fortunate to have CJ temporarily on our team; CJ is College Librarian at the University...
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Visit to The Library at the Dock

Visit to The Library at the Dock | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
We took the opportunity to visit The Library at the Dock on a report writing day when our library was being used for the GAT in the morning. What a beautifully designed community building on a site...
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Creating and Extending Community - SLWorkshop

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70th Anniversary of D-Day

70th Anniversary of D-Day | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Today we commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the day (6 June 1944) in the Second World War on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy, with a Pop-U...
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Art is not just pretty pictures: The deep process of artistic creation

Art is not just pretty pictures: The deep process of artistic creation | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
My topic today is Art as a subject in schools. I wonder if we sometimes underestimate or misunderstand the role of Art in a student's learning. It's so much more than making pretty pictures. Art pe...
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