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2013 Book Week - CBCA

Offers support to authors and illustrators, annual awards, and events. Includes calendar of events, tips on getting published, and a quarterly journal.

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Global village of students, teachers and families unite on blog site

Global village of students, teachers and families unite on blog site | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
An online communication tool has become a motivating factor in how students learn

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SCIS's curator insight, April 21, 2013 6:54 PM

A look at blogging and its educational value and impact on Professional Learning

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Who Needs a Librarian When You Have Google? | The Daring Librarian

Who Needs a Librarian When You Have Google? | The Daring Librarian | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

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SCIS's curator insight, May 30, 2013 8:20 PM

With so much information out there, more than ever we need librarians to cut through

 

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The art of slow reading

The art of slow reading | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
Has endlessly skimming short texts on the internet made us stupider? An increasing number of experts think so - and say it's time to slow down . . .

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SCIS's curator insight, June 2, 2013 7:34 PM

We have slow food and now slow reading....actually written in 2010 this article is worth reading (slowly) on our skim and forward culture

Library Staff's curator insight, June 5, 2013 5:44 AM

I think it's happening to me...as I skim and forward this...

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 5, 2013 11:44 AM

Time to slow down and read this :)

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National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2013 | The fundamentals are fun! 29 July - 4 August

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CBCA 2013 shortlist (29 books)

CBCA 2013 shortlist (29 books) | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
29 books based on 1 votes: The Ink Bridge by Neil Grant, Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan, The Shiny Guys by Doug MacLeod, Creepy and Maud by Dianne Touchell,...

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Petra Pollum's curator insight, April 9, 2013 4:08 AM

Interactive on Goodreads

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Books for Boys | ReadKiddoRead.com

Books for Boys | ReadKiddoRead.com | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
Find great books for your children or the children you teach. The #1 bestselling author James Pattersons site guides you through titles, reviews, and exclusive content on the books children will love, and readies you when they ask for more.

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Thanks for sharing! Very useful.
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The best school libraries display books with front covers with mini reviews. Saw this in a great school @ectonbrookpri

The best school libraries display books with front covers with mini reviews. Saw this in a great school @ectonbrookpri | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

The best school libraries display books with front covers with mini reviews.)...


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Myebook - get it out there!

Myebook - get it out there! | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
Create your eBooks, Photo albums, Comics, Magazines, Fanzines, CV, Brochures, Books... When you're done, publish and share your ebook full of photos, video, audio with friends, family, and the world.

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Ariana Amorim's curator insight, December 19, 2012 5:44 AM

You can create, publish, share or sell  your eBooks. And it's free!

Still in Beta.

Shanika Journey's curator insight, December 21, 2012 2:41 PM

Looks like a very useful tool if you want to share a eBook or digital publication virally online. And the cool thing about is that it's free.

Tracy Shaw's curator insight, December 27, 2012 7:28 PM

This is a great resource for students wanting to publish their own work.

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Read an eBook Week Kicks off March 3rd - Good E-Reader (blog)

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Read an eBook Week Kicks off March 3rd
Good E-Reader (blog)
We caught up with the head coordinator of the project to see how last year went and what we can expect in 2013. Rita Toews explained “Last year ...

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Inklings » what sort of book is this?

Inklings » what sort of book is this? | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

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Jean Anning's curator insight, March 27, 2013 3:42 AM

a simple guide to genre (Humour)

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A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers


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Welcome to News and Views! · News · The Children's Book Council of Australia - NSW

Welcome to News and Views! · News · The Children's Book Council of Australia - NSW | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

Welcome to News and Views! · News · The Children's Book Council of Australia - NSW


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Book Week 2013 | Creative Snapshots

Book Week 2013 | Creative Snapshots | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

Student selfies of bookcases and reading


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iPad or Chromebook: 4 Questions To Ask Before Choosing - Edudemic

iPad or Chromebook: 4 Questions To Ask Before Choosing - Edudemic | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
Choosing between the iPad or Chromebook leads one to ask many questions. EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland attempts to answer a few.

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SCIS's curator insight, April 15, 2013 10:08 PM

Follow @jennyluca who is currently testdriving a chromebook

Anne McLean's curator insight, April 16, 2013 9:21 PM

iPad -v- Chromebook.  Which device best handles the Tools and Apps your students need to learn?

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The art of slow reading

The art of slow reading | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
Has endlessly skimming short texts on the internet made us stupider? An increasing number of experts think so - and say it's time to slow down . . .

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SCIS's curator insight, June 2, 2013 7:34 PM

We have slow food and now slow reading....actually written in 2010 this article is worth reading (slowly) on our skim and forward culture

Library Staff's curator insight, June 5, 2013 5:44 AM

I think it's happening to me...as I skim and forward this...

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 5, 2013 11:44 AM

Time to slow down and read this :)

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Search Engines/Strategies


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SCIS's curator insight, June 5, 2013 9:44 PM

50 alternative search engines and strategies for searching

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Time to join the Children’s Book Council of SA

Time to join the Children’s Book Council of SA | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
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Good art ideas

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Free PDF, Ideas for Children’s Book Week Australia 2013

Free PDF, Ideas for Children’s Book Week Australia 2013 | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
This year I was asked by the Children's Book Council's Anticipate Appreciate Applaud Sub Committee (NSW) to create a presentation on online resources for librar

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BookChook's curator insight, April 11, 2013 6:43 AM

Ideas and activities to support engaging kids with literature - especially for Children's Book Week. 

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"How To Do Research" Game

"How To Do Research" Game | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
"How To Do Research" game is presented by Kentucky Virtual Library. It's designed for kids to learn how to do research independently with kids-friendly user experience. Did you know that you can ac...

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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, February 24, 2014 12:37 PM

A Game for the children :)

Lotte Schacht's curator insight, September 14, 2014 7:09 AM

Great stuff.

larcher's curator insight, October 19, 2014 11:07 AM

ajouter votre point de vue ...

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TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos

TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

TubeChop allows you to easily chop a funny or interesting section from any YouTube video and share it.


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Connected Classroom: Using Online Tools for Lesson Planning

Connected Classroom: Using Online Tools for Lesson Planning | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
By using these Web tools to organize, create, and find lesson plans, teachers never truly have to start from scratch, says educator Chelsea Baldwin.

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Patty Ball's curator insight, December 18, 2012 2:19 PM

teachers using online tools, Google Drive, LiveBinders, Evernote

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Guest Post: Choosing Books for Little Kids

Guest Post: Choosing Books for Little Kids | Book Week et al | Scoop.it
KBR is delighted to welcome back Debbie Hatswell from Story Mama with this guest post on choosing the right books for your little one.

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Earl interviews John Flanagan, author of the "Ranger's Apprentice" series

City Library Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy interviews "Ranger's Apprentice" series author John Flanagan. They talk about John's new book, his connection to h...

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The Honor Roll: 50 Must-Read K–12 Education IT Blogs

The Honor Roll: 50 Must-Read K–12 Education IT Blogs | Book Week et al | Scoop.it

Our Inaugural Selection of the Best IT Blogs...


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