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Flipping the Library: Tips from Three Pros | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift

Flipping the Library: Tips from Three Pros | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
Three experts shared tech tips and tools during “Flipped School Libraries,” a rapid-fire, dynamic session during The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries (#TDS13) webcast.
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What does a school library look like in the digital age?

What does a school library look like in the digital age? | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
As more of her students use ebooks and iPads to read, principal Tricia Kelleher reflects on the role of her school's library

Via Lourense Das, Sara Kelly Johns
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Still wondering about digital divide (and what happens when the power fails, after a tornado or hurricane).

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What does a school library look like in the digital age? Reflections by school lib Tricia Kelleher

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What’s the Future of Reference?: Experts discuss trends in pricing, the rise of integrated  media, and how to hook kids on good research

What’s the Future of Reference?: Experts discuss trends in pricing, the rise of integrated  media, and how to hook kids on good research | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
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New Haven Creates PreK-8 College-Going Curriculum

New Haven Creates PreK-8 College-Going Curriculum | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
Caralee Johnson Adams has worked as a journalist for nearly 25 years, covering education, health, parenting, and other issues.
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'Plug In Better': A Manifesto

'Plug In Better': A Manifesto | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
The trick isn't to unplug from our devices -- it's to unplug from the distractions, information overload, and trash that make us unhappy.
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As some schools plunge into technology, poor schools are left behind

As some schools plunge into technology, poor schools are left behind | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
On a recent Friday morning, 15-year-old Jerod Franklin stared at his hands as he labored to type up memories of the first time he grilled steak. Next to him, classmate Brittany Levy tackled a piece about a trip to the hospital.
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What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it

As one of my students said, “The litmus test is that it has to simplify rather than complicate life.”

The iPad failed in that regard.

 

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The-3-Click-Dilemma: are library databases nearing the tipping point of obsolescence? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The-3-Click-Dilemma: are library databases nearing the tipping point of obsolescence? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it

Via Stephanie Labert
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Something I'm thinking about in my library, as we rethink our website.

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Millennials Will Benefit and Suffer Due To Their Hyperconnected Lives| The Committed Sardine

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Apple's mind-bogglingly greedy and evil license agreement | ZDNet

Apple's mind-bogglingly greedy and evil license agreement | ZDNet | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
Over the years, I have read hundreds of license agreements, looking for little gotchas and clear descriptions of rights.
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Pick up the pitchforks: David Pogue underestimates Hollywood « Clay Shirky

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danah boyd | apophenia » We need to talk about piracy (but we must stop SOPA first)

danah boyd | apophenia » We need to talk about piracy (but we must stop SOPA first) | Comment Needed? | Scoop.it
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