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How to use evidence to support your writing
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Teacher librarians crucial in info age, by Holly Godfree | Librarians are lifelong learners

Teacher librarians crucial in info age, by Holly Godfree | Librarians are lifelong learners | Evidence Based Essays | Scoop.it

Teacher librarians can evaluate online information and, more importantly, they know how teach others to do it for themselves.
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Because of the internet, what used to be called ''library skills'' or ''research skills'' have now become essential skills for functioning in the world. Teacher librarians help students of all ages to locate, select, organise, synthesise, evaluate and share information. This is called information literacy, and it is a teacher librarian's bread and butter.

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/opinion/teacher-librarians-crucial-in-info-age-20120903-25abs.html#ixzz2FOOPAuJN


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, December 18, 2012 4:06 AM

Teacher librarians are essential catalysts towards access to knowledge; not only information!

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100 Things Kids Will Miss If they don’t have a School Librarian in their School | School Library Advocacy

100 Things Kids Will Miss If they don’t have a School Librarian in their School | School Library Advocacy | Evidence Based Essays | Scoop.it
Karen Bonanno's insight: At the beginning of the school year this post is a great reminder of why teacher librarians do what they do.

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If only every principal, central administrator, and school board member read this article and took it to heart. We wouldn't have to constantly be explaining why we are so integral in helping students achieve and how we are instrumental in implementing the Common Core.

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Librarians on the Fly: Myth #9 Post Survey - Library Time Should Be Part of the Rotation

Librarians on the Fly: Myth #9 Post Survey - Library Time Should Be Part of the Rotation | Evidence Based Essays | Scoop.it

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This year I have a hybrid schedule at the middle school level and I love it. There are some issues that need to be tweaked but overall it is great for all parties. More students come to the library than ever before.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, December 22, 2012 8:24 AM

Thoughtful look at school library scheduling issues.

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Writing An Evidence-Based Essay - A How To Guide | K-12 School Libraries

Writing An Evidence-Based Essay - A How To Guide | K-12 School Libraries | Evidence Based Essays | Scoop.it
Hi Readers! Since this week’s Social Media theme has been Analyzing Primary Sources, we’re taking it to the next level and examining how to apply those Inspiration tools to writing.
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Great step by step. Will use with my students ASAP.

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