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Ten reasons why I love my library

Ten reasons why I love my library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
It's not all work and no play in the library - pupil librarian jamesk96 reminds us how libraries can be fun...even at school!
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A village school where students are groomed

A village school where students are groomed | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Govt UPS at Kongad in Palakkad strives to hone human skills with a passionate zeal
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GP Taylor: How did ‘library’ become a dity word in schools? - Yorkshire Post

GP Taylor: How did ‘library’ become a dity word in schools? - Yorkshire Post | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
MARCH always brings with it World Book Day. It’s a time for children to dress up as their favourite book characters and celebrate the joys of reading and the incredible worlds offered to them by writers. As an author myself, it is the time of year when I am invited into several schools to talk about my love of reading and the wonder of the written word.
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Bancroft Elementary School librarian honored with 'Super' award

Bancroft Elementary School librarian honored with 'Super' award | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Bancroft Elementary school librarian Nancy Snow recently was awarded the 2018 Massachusetts School Library Association Super Librarian award. The award is given to a member of the association whose library
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NAIS - The New School Library

NAIS - The New School Library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Without question, the Internet has changed the way we think and learn, and will continue to do so as our technology evolves. In particular, the ability to access enormous amounts of information at any time from almost any place is forcing schools to redefine the idea of a classroom and the way we approach teaching. It is also reshaping the notion of school library services — what libraries look like and how they and librarians best serve schools.
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A place to be creative

A place to be creative | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
SPEARFISH — A drone flies overhead. Colorful designs made out of blocks adorn the Lego wall. A robot rolls through an obstacle course.
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School library incorporates reading with exercise

School library incorporates reading with exercise | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
A Taunton middle school librarian is turning students into bookworms one ride at a time.John Parker Middle school students are able to ride stationary bikes, or ellipticals, while they read.“We have kids documenting the miles they’re doing on the bikes,” P
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Why are school librarians getting rid of books?

Why are school librarians getting rid of books? | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Texas high school librarians are making big changes — many of them low-tech — to attract more students in the digital age.
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Mary solves your problems: A secret school scrapbook discovered by the housemaster | The Spectator

Mary solves your problems: A secret school scrapbook discovered by the housemaster | The Spectator | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Q. At my son’s school the boys keep a clandestine leatherbound book known as ‘The Bible’, a sort of Rogues Gallery which, inter alia, keeps a detailed…
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Utah teacher reaches settlement with school district over nude art controversy

Utah teacher reaches settlement with school district over nude art controversy | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
HYRUM, Utah -- A Utah school teacher who was fired over an art project that included nude paintings says he has reached a settlement with the Cache County School District. Mateo Rueda stated in a blog post that he and the school district "agreed on a fair settlement of mutual satisfaction.
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Sister act: library for less fortunate

Sister act: library for less fortunate | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
One is a Potterhead, the other a Roald Dahl fan. But the sisters were on the same page when it came to sharing their collection of books with less privileged children in the neighbourhood.
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90% teachers feel their Gen Z students will have careers that do not exist today: Survey

90% teachers feel their Gen Z students will have careers that do not exist today: Survey | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Research by Adobe has concluded that a staggering 95% of students and 91% of teachers see creativity as essential to Gen Z students’ future careers.
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Aspirations of young India

Aspirations of young India | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The past year could and should have achieved much more than what it did for education. 2018 is going to be a year of surging aspirations and exploding expectations

The mode and extent of verbal
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Facebook Introduces a Facial Recognition Tool

Facebook Introduces a Facial Recognition Tool | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
It will let you know when other users upload your face.
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Their Library: Lucy Dacus | Features

Their Library: Lucy Dacus | Features | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Their Library: Lucy Dacus
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'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn,' pulled from school list over 'uncomfortable' language

'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn,' pulled from school list over 'uncomfortable' language | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
A Minnesota school district has removed "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" from its required reading list because of racial slurs in the classic works, CBS News Minnesota reports.
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NUTP: Don’t ban handphones in classrooms, they’re a teaching aid - Nation | The Star Online

NUTP: Don’t ban handphones in classrooms, they’re a teaching aid - Nation | The Star Online | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
PETALING JAYA: The use of mobile phones in the classroom is to enhance learning and teaching, says the National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP).
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Beyond Story Time at the library

Beyond Story Time at the library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
ELKO — Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. parents of preschool children enjoy the Elko County Library’s weekly Story Time. Holly Whittle, Youth Services librarian, said the average
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A bus that was trashed after parents tried to renovate it into a library has officially opened

A bus that was trashed after parents tried to renovate it into a library has officially opened | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

A double decker bus that was trashed and burgled by vandals has finally been refurbished to become much needed space for a primary school.
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Library offers tips on spotting fake news - Red Deer Advocate

Library offers tips on spotting fake news - Red Deer Advocate | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Pair of Red Deer Public Library programs aimed at helping improve online literacy
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This school librarian teaches students about (actual) fake news. Here's how parents can, too.

This school librarian teaches students about (actual) fake news. Here's how parents can, too. | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
"Here are techniques I teach to my students, easily adaptable for use at home."

Via Karen Bonanno
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Teaching our children to understand why evaluation of online resources is essential. Fake news only becomes a problem if we believe everything we read. 
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Gord Turner: The value of the Friends of the Library - Castlegar News

Gord Turner: The value of the Friends of the Library - Castlegar News | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
I’ve been a friend of libraries for a long time.
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Wild About Animals in the Library | DonorsChoose.org project by Mrs. Y.

Wild About Animals in the Library | DonorsChoose.org project by Mrs. Y. | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
My students need updated books in the library about amazing animals! The students at my elementary school are hardworking, motivated students who love to learn and explore in the library. My school is a Title I school, which consists of students in grade
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A library in a train at a city school

A library in a train at a city school | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Yellow Train School launches an exciting journey that will see the magic of trains and books coming together in a children’s library
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Art Teacher Fired After Parents Complain About Nudity In Classic Paintings

Art Teacher Fired After Parents Complain About Nudity In Classic Paintings | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
A Cache Valley teacher says he was wrongly fired from Lincoln Elementary School in Utah after one parent even filed a police report claiming he was showing classic artwork with nudity.
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Tragic Teaching Practices in the Harry Potter Series

Tragic Teaching Practices in the Harry Potter Series | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
There are many things we can learn from the magical world from the bravery and tenacity of the students at Hogwarts, I fear that the classroom learning is a bit unbalanced. It breaks my heart to write any kind of negative critique of novels I love so much, but the characterization of the educational system is definitely not one we should emulate.
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