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Defining the role of teacher librarians for those who think we just look after books
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Part 2: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources

Part 2: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Welcome to post number two in a series that examines the importance of facilitating digital citizenship with today's students. First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other ...

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Reading and writing strategies for articles from scholarly journals...

Reading and Writing Strategies for articles from Scholarly Journals (Peer Reviewed) presentation created by: Karen Hornberger Library Media Specialist Palisa...

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 24, 7:40 AM

Very simple advice your a budding scholar to internalize.

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Pac-Man on our library window

Pac-Man on our library window | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
When you step out of the Melbourne High School lift on the fourth floor to visit the library, you may be surprised or delighted (or both) to see Pac-Man on the window opposite. According to Wikiped...
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Melbourne City Edge Schools Day – librarians’ meetup

Melbourne City Edge Schools Day – librarians’ meetup | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
This has been cross-posted from Brave New World. So, today is the first day of second term, and the Melbourne High School staff attended a curriculum day with faculty-related staff from the City Ed...
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Official opening of our new library spaces

Official opening of our new library spaces | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
The first of April 2014 saw the grand, official, opening of Melbourne High School’s new library spaces, including a welcoming, attractive entrance, more spacious reading spaces, and study rooms. At...
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World Backup Day! Backup or risk losing everything

World Backup Day! Backup or risk losing everything | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
It's World Backup Day! Why should you back up? What's the big deal?   So back up! See the website for how to do it.
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What is your favourite chocolate? Data mining

What is your favourite chocolate? Data mining | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Melbourne High School Library is committed to research of the highest order. Here is our latest data for students' chocolate preferences. (This will possibly be our collective research for PLP (Pro...
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Row, row, row your car on Chapel St River!

Row, row, row your car on Chapel St River! | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
There is a great deal of commotion on Chapel St outside the school (South Yarra Sports Centre side). It seems the road has lifted up and water has filled the road and part of footpaths on both side...
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Retro library signs - using old keyboard keys

Retro library signs - using old keyboard keys | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Our first sign using an old keyboard. If anyone knows where to purchase old typewriter keys cheaply, I would appreciate it. I'm hoping to do signs for 'fiction', 'picture books', etc. using some in...
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Visit to Nossal High School Information Resource Centre

Visit to Nossal High School Information Resource Centre | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
All Melbourne High School staff travelled to Nossal High School in Berwick today for a professional meetup with the selective schools which also included MacRobertson High School and Suzanne Cory. ...
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Technolibrary: Design

Technolibrary:  Design | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Design ideas for libraries
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Emma Alcock's curator insight, March 18, 9:07 PM

A great collection of library design ideas.

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The OPAC is Dead - The Digital Shift

The OPAC is Dead - The Digital Shift | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Anyone who has heard me speak in the last decade or so has likely heard my mini-diatribe against the acronym “OPAC”. Besides being impenetrable jargon, it is thoroughly anachronistic. It owes its life to an extremely brief period of modern librarianship when we had automated circulation systems that didn’t have a publicly available instantiation. That …
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Part 1: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources

Part 1: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series that examines the importance of facilitating digital citizenship with today's students. First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering ...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 27, 7:34 AM

Michael Gorman shares a wonderful list of annotated links.

GwynethJones's curator insight, April 27, 9:59 AM

Always looking for quality free resources for this topic!

Valerie Hill's curator insight, April 30, 4:50 PM

Teaching digital citizenship has rapidly risen to the top of my priority list as a school librarian.

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15 Must Have Google Lessons Plans to Teach Students Effective Search Skills

15 Must Have Google  Lessons Plans to Teach Students Effective Search Skills | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
April , 2014
Google is one of the primary search engines students turn to when doing their research. On the face of it, searching Google seems as simple as typing in a search query and waiting for...

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Cynthia Alvarado's curator insight, May 13, 3:40 PM

Kids do not know this stuff.

Jo Laretive's curator insight, May 14, 5:38 AM

Always keen to up-skill myself and students with online searching.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, May 15, 9:29 PM

Thanks for sharing, the more we teach on this the better of our students will be in the information-saturated world they live in!

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I think it's got a red cover, Miss

I think it's got a red cover, Miss | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Here's our new RED book display. And we have some new signs using gorgeous textured backgrounds
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You're welcome.
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Melbourne City Edge Schools Day - librarians' meetup

Melbourne City Edge Schools Day - librarians' meetup | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
  Photo source:  I've been thinking lately how my blog writing style has changed over time. Reading post archives while searching for something, I realised how informal, loose and reflective m...
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World Backup Day! Backup or risk losing everything

World Backup Day! Backup or risk losing everything | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
It's World Backup Day! Why should you back up? What's the big deal?   So back up! See the website for how to do it.
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Libraries Without Borders unveils a library in a box designed for refugees

Libraries Without Borders unveils a library in a box designed for refugees | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Libraries Without Borders will unveil its latest project at the New York Public Library: The Ideas Box, a library in a box designed by Philippe Starck to be packed onto shipping pallets and sent to refugee camps.
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Fog, gloom, men in wigs - It's coming up to World Poetry Day

Fog, gloom, men in wigs - It's coming up to World Poetry Day | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
To celebrate World Poetry Day  we've decided to make a bit of a fuss in the library. We are grateful to Mr Blair Mahoney, English Teacher Extraordinaire, for contributing an eclectic and inspiratio...
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Squee! Our new light fitting is here.

The oversized box in a corner of the library has finally been unpacked to reveal our new light fitting. I have photos. That goes without saying (only I said it). It has been selected as a symbolic ...
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If you've got it, flaunt it - old books come out of the stacks

If you've got it, flaunt it - old books come out of the stacks | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
We have so many beautiful, old books out the back in our stacks, it's a shame not to display some of them. Beautiful covers, gorgeous spines and lovely prints inside should be enjoyed by all. Here ...
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Welcoming our parent volunteers to the library - afternoon tea

Welcoming our parent volunteers to the library - afternoon tea | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Yesterday we enjoyed the annual parent volunteers afternoon tea in the library. We are so lucky to have such an enthusiastic group of parent volunteers who graciously donate their time to help us o...
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Guest post by Australian author, Michael Pryor, about his upcoming new book, 'Machine Wars'.

Guest post by Australian author, Michael Pryor, about his upcoming new book, 'Machine Wars'. | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
        I’m excited to be able to tell you all about my new book, to be released by Random House Australia in April 2014. It’s called Machine Wars, and it’s unrelated to any of my other series. Mac...
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