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How To Ease Students Into Independent Inquiry Projects | MindShift | KQED News

How To Ease Students Into Independent Inquiry Projects | MindShift | KQED News | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Teachers Trevor MacKenzie and Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt share how they guide students to become independent learners.
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12 Effective Google Search Tips for Students

12 Effective Google Search Tips for Students | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 18, 2017 3:01 PM

Do you directly teach students how to search? If not, why not. (If the answer is 'there's no time' then priorities are off big time.

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School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces

School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
You might think technology would spell the end of books and libraries. But many schools have embraced the digital revolution and built innovative spaces that foster a love of literature
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How to Build a School Library from Scratch

How to Build a School Library from Scratch | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Getting a new school library off the ground takes ingenuity—and elbow grease. Read how these determined librarians did it. Plus: grant opportunities and key questions for volunteers.
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Millburn Middle School's library lessons timeless - NorthJersey.com

Millburn Middle School's library lessons timeless - NorthJersey.com | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Millburn Middle School’s library has become more digitally oriented in recent years as students conduct research online, read books on mobile devices and the Common Core Curriculum standards are implemented, the school’s librarian said.
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The Impact of Assigned Reading on Reading Pleasure in Young Adults

The Impact of Assigned Reading on Reading Pleasure in Young Adults | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Stacy Creel, Assistant Professor, School of Library & Information Science, University of Southern Mississippi
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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, February 27, 2015 3:48 PM

Interesting.  Do you offer choice?

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Why school libraries are transforming into learning commons - eSchool News (registration)

Why school libraries are transforming into learning commons - eSchool News (registration) | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
School libraries are no longer quiet - they're full of learning, research, and dynamic ed-tech tools.
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Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery

Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
From a story garden in Cornwall to hexagonal towers in Los Angeles, we look at inventive spaces designed to get children excited about books
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Aspirational Librarianship

Aspirational Librarianship | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
In the September/October issue of Knowledge Quest, Buffy and Kristin coauthored an article that suggested that there was a widening gap between the standards and expectations AASL promotes and the ...
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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, February 27, 2015 3:51 PM

How about you?  Do you aspire to meet the AASL standards?

 

"I aspire to what AASL considers “excellence”, keeping that as a potential goal while looking at the reality of the situation on the ground."

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Does Your School Have a Teacher Librarian? A CSLA Film

This advocacy film about California teacher librarians illustrates how we nurture student interests, integrate technology, teach information literacy, prepar...
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I love this video! Reinforces what we do and informs those who don't know. Kudos to CSLA for creating this.

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5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with  Explain Everything App | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
February 10, 2015
Explain Everything is one of the best interactive whiteboard and screencasting app out there. I have featured it here in several posts in the past and today I am sharing with you...
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5 Excellent New Twitter Tools for Teachers

5 Excellent New Twitter Tools for Teachers | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
February 9, 2015
Twitter is one of the best platforms for creating and growing your personal/professional learning network (PLN). The strength of this microblogging tool lies in its easy...
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CHHS Learning Commons Part 1

A description of the Physical and Virtual Considerations when creating a Learning Commons in a Junior-Senior High School in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada (CHHS Learning Commons Part 1 - YouTube http://t.co/41uksQCJlY)...
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44 Popular Superintendent & Teacher Approved EdTech Resources | Center for Effective School Practices

44 Popular Superintendent & Teacher Approved EdTech Resources | Center for Effective School Practices | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Proven edtech tools favored by local NJ school district transformed into flashcards for NJ educators.

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5 Lifesaving DIY Doodles for the Home - The 3Doodler

5 Lifesaving DIY Doodles for the Home - The 3Doodler | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
Save your home items and your money at the same time with these easily Doodled DIY repairs for common breaks and damages.
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How to Use Social Media to Promote your School Library — Library Connections

How to Use Social Media to Promote your School Library — Library Connections | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
A blog for K-12 librarians to connect, share and collaborate. www.FollettSoftware.com
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School Library Month | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

School Library Month | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @SLMonthly: Start early and gear up for School Library Month: http://t.co/gUPk7Dlgon
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Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Cur...

Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Cur... | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
With the vast amount of content that is shared on the Internet, content curation is becoming an essential digital literacy skill for teachers and students.
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Why all pupils deserve a real school library | CILIP

Why all pupils deserve a real school library | CILIP | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
A piece for @CILIPinfo about why school libraries are so important. (With a nod to @neilhimself ) @CILIPSLG http://t.co/B04CYYMlgh
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27 Reflection Strategies to Improve Your Teaching

27 Reflection Strategies to Improve Your Teaching | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
February 23, 2015
Reflection and reflexivity are two meta-cognitive processes that we constantly need to exercise in order to guarantee an effective and healthy professional and also emotional...
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Works for librarians, too!

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The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class

The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
Formative assessment, as we have agreed elsewhere, is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning. The insights...
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Save Our School Libraries!

Call to action to parents and supporters of school libraries: Fewer than 200 licensed school librarians remain in the state of Oregon to serve 1250 schools. ...
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A call to support the dwindling number of school librarians in Oregon.

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3 Simple Ways to Record iPad Screen and Create Educational Screencasts

3 Simple Ways to Record iPad Screen and Create Educational Screencasts | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
February 11, 2015
In today’s post, I am sharing with you some interesting tips I learned from Jonathan Wylie  to help you record your iPad screen and create instructional screencasts and...
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3 Apps Students Can Use to Document and Show Their Learning

3 Apps Students Can Use to Document and Show Their Learning | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
February 8, 2015
There are several ways students can display and document their learning from creating digital portfolios to posting in a blog or a wiki. Creating digital mashups is also another...
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Free Plagiarism Poster!

Free Plagiarism Poster! | P-12 School Libraries | Scoop.it
 
I know this is a little simplistic, but I thought this flowchart from the fine folks at EasyBib was a fantastic way to drive home to students that more often than not they need to cite their sources.

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Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, July 15, 2013 2:44 PM

Paragráfe, citação, referência bibliográfica não são plágio!

There's no need to plagiarism... just quote properly!

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 24, 2013 4:39 PM

Yes, simple to us, but to our kids? Probably not. Nice to have a visual for them to see just when they need to cite and add a bibliography.