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Will This Website Save Your Library (and Your Librarians)? - T.H.E. Journal

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Will This Website Save Your Library (and Your Librarians)?
T.H.E. Journal
For a free subscription to the digital magazine, click here. The position of the school librarian is under siege by budget-pressed school districts.

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Floyd Pentlin's curator insight, November 26, 2013 10:26 AM

At Springfield Township High School Library in Glenside, PA, the portal does seem to have run amok. Librarian Joyce Valenza taps students to upload photos of Springfield life, including coverage of sports and school clubs events to the library's Flickr page and Pinterest board--the latter of which is tagged, "A collage of school culture." Student artwork is also archived on the library site, because, says Valenza, "The library curates student life and the students helped do it." Students set up Skype sessions with authors and poets through their virtual book club; they lead discussions during town-wide community reading events; they organize poetry slams; they post their school projects to the library's website in a Student Project Guide.

 


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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

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Studies shed more light on student research skills | Inside Higher Ed

Studies shed more light on student research skills | Inside Higher Ed | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it
RT @library_connect: IHE: New Illinois-Chicago study suggests first-gen students improve information literacy skills during college careers http://t.co/nawE1XXF...
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Weiner & Weiner - Is There a Difference Between Critical Thinking a...

Differences between Critical Thinking and Information Literacy John M. Weiner, Dr.P.H. weiner.john@tutorghost.com Sharon A. Weiner, E (Weiner & Weiner - Is There a Difference Between Critical Thinking and Information Literacy?
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Teen Territory @ HPL: More Beautiful Libraries from Around the World

Teen Territory @ HPL: More Beautiful Libraries from Around the World | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it
A few months ago I made a post called 10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops to Visit on Your Travels. Well, library-lovers, today we can admire more of these international beauties. This time we'll look by continent, ...
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Ten Web 2.0 Tools to Geek-out Your Summer Vacation | nEwLearning

Ten Web 2.0 Tools to Geek-out Your Summer Vacation | nEwLearning | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it
Are you an educator wanting to learn some tech tools over the summer?   At a recent district professional development session, I presented to my colleagues  a “Top Ten List” of web 2...
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21st Century Geo-Literacy- 3 short videos that will change your definition of 'Geography'

21st Century Geo-Literacy- 3 short videos that will change your definition of 'Geography' | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it

The Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance seeks to promote geo-literacy here in the Ocean State.  So what is geo-literacy? The National Geographic Society’s Educational team...

 

 

 

Tags: GeographyEducation, NationalGeographic, geo-inspiration, RhodeIsland.


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The Difference Between Digital Literacy and Digital Fluency | SociaLens Blog

The Difference Between Digital Literacy and Digital Fluency | SociaLens Blog | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it

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kbirge's comment, July 8, 2012 1:13 PM
The SociaLens guys just published a book on Digital Fluency last month, too. http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Fluency-Building-Success-Age/dp/0615642942/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1341767507&sr=8-1&keywords=digital+fluency
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Ms. O Reads Books: Pinterest & Teacher Librarians

Ms. O Reads Books: Pinterest & Teacher Librarians | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it

So I know there has been a lot of press lately about Pinterest ...


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New Google and Bing Engines Go Beyond Search - State of the Art

New Google and Bing Engines Go Beyond Search - State of the Art | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it
Microsoft and Google are jostling for bigger shares of the search market by including more data on search subjects.
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Why more schools aren’t teaching web literacy—and how they can start | eSchool News

Why more schools aren’t teaching web literacy—and how they can start | eSchool News | MediaMaidenScoops | Scoop.it
In 1998, a 15-year-old high school student used the personal website of a professor at Northwestern University, Arthur Butz, as justification for writing a history paper called “The Historic Myth of Concentration Camps.” That student, who we will...
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