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What is a teacher librarian?
Defining the role of teacher librarians for those who think we just look after books
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media (Part 1) - guest post by Alexander Sheko

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media (Part 1) - guest post by Alexander Sheko | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
I asked my son, Alexander Sheko, (also known as Sasha) to write a post about how he uses social media for his academic and personal pursuits. He is currently in his second year of Master of Urban P...
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What leadership has meant to me

What leadership has meant to me | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Photo source: This year, by default, I've been head of library at Melbourne High School. At no point have I desired this position, and I'm happy to say that we have a wonderful head of library all ...
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25 Awesome DIY Ideas For Bookshelves

25 Awesome DIY Ideas For Bookshelves | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
These easy and clever bookshelves look so much cooler than anything you can buy from a store. Finding creative ways to display books can be just as alluring as any kind of art.
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Google's latest Chrome Experiment shows off an eagle's eye view of Middle-earth

Google's latest Chrome Experiment shows off an eagle's eye view of Middle-earth | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Google has long used its Chrome Experiments as a way to show off the power of browser-based apps, and the latest one should appeal to fans of J.R.R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson's set of Middle-earth...

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3D adventure through Middle Earth thanks to Google

3D adventure through Middle Earth thanks to Google | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Google has launched an ambitious Chrome experiment today, in partnership with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. It’s an interactive updated version of those great hand-drawn maps Tolkien include...
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Libraries and librarians are more relevant than ever in the digital age | Impact Lab

Libraries and librarians are more relevant than ever in the digital age | Impact Lab | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Harold Washington library in Chicago. The need for libraries, and librarians has been placed under scrutiny due to the advent of the internet. Everything in
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London book benches: are you sitting comfortably?

London book benches: are you sitting comfortably? | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
New literacy scheme will recreate famous books including Wind in the Willows and 1984, in form of seating
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Note to Self: Note Taking and the Control of Information | Brabazon | Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice

Note to Self: Note Taking and the Control of Information
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Book Reaper - bring back your books!

Book Reaper - bring back your books! | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
We've enlisted the help of the Book Reaper to get our books back for the end of year stocktake. A little bit of horror goes a long way.
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Are we teaching our students the skills they need for their future?

Are we teaching our students the skills they need for their future? | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Are we teaching our students the skills they need for their future? Do we know what these are and if we do, are we aligning these to our curriculum? Are we making the shift necessary for this to ha...
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SearchReSearch: The fourth R--Research, and the skills we all need

SearchReSearch: The fourth R--Research, and the skills we all need | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
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Innovations in Education - Developing Future Workskills Through Content Curation

Innovations in Education - Developing Future Workskills Through Content Curation | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it

Future Workskills 2020 suggests a monumental shift and change needs to begin now in our education system. These skills can be developed through the process of content curation. 


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Teachers: Don’t Miss These 2013 Graphic Novels | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Teachers: Don’t Miss These 2013 Graphic Novels | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
One of our missions here at CBLDF is promoting the use of comics and graphic novels in schools -- hence our publications Raising a Reader and CBLDF Present...
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Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries - CNN.com

Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries - CNN.com | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries
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CC’s Next Generation Licenses — Welcome Version 4.0! - Creative Commons

CC’s Next Generation Licenses — Welcome Version 4.0! - Creative Commons | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. We proudly introduce our 4.0 licenses, now available for adoption worldwide.
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John Green Gets Personal On Bullying And Gives Us All Hope

John Green Gets Personal On Bullying And Gives Us All Hope | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
You may know John Green from his cult-favorite YouTube channel vlogbrothers, extremely popular Young Adult books (including "The Fault In Our Stars") and for being the fearless leader for nerdfighters across the Internet.
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3D adventure through Middle Earth thanks to Google

3D adventure through Middle Earth thanks to Google | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Google has launched an ambitious Chrome experiment today, in partnership with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. It’s an interactive updated version of those great hand-drawn maps Tolkien include...
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The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age

The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age
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Critical Search Skills Students Should Know - Edudemic

Critical Search Skills Students Should Know - Edudemic | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 12, 2013 3:29 PM

Interesting concepts listed by the author on what is digital divide.

John Slifko's curator insight, November 12, 2013 8:36 PM

The Euro American Masonic Open Forum will be experiementing with curator technology as it develops.  Curator technology may evolve into an important component of digital communication, learning and association.  

Emma Greengrass's curator insight, November 13, 2013 5:52 AM

Critical thinking and information literacy skills are key for students in order to progress...

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Book Reaper: You will bring back your books!

Book Reaper: You will bring back your books! | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
We’ve enlisted the help of the Book Reaper to get our books back for the end of year stocktake. A little bit of horror goes a long way.
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How do you view the library? (It's a matter of perception) - presentation to Curriculum Committee

How do you view the library? (It's a matter of perception) - presentation to Curriculum Committee | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
This week I did a 10 minute presentation to the Curriculum Committee. Our involvement with the faculties varies so it's always a good idea to remind faculty heads about how teacher librarians can s...
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Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks

Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize. You can get much more refined searches with Google's built-in tools, advanced operators, and third-party extensions. You can also use it for some pretty cool stuff if you know the right tricks.
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Alisha Shibli's curator insight, January 3, 11:17 AM

Thd more I read about Google, the more it fascinates me.

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How Digital Writing Is Making Kids Smarter

How Digital Writing Is Making Kids Smarter | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
There's plenty of hand-wringing over how technology is affecting communication, but an illuminating article by Clive Thompson argues that technology may be doing more to increase literacy and encourage reading since the rise of the novel.

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