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Pokemon Go @ School

Pokemon Go @ School | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Get behind it or on top of it, you can not ignore it.
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Why is everyone talking about empathy?

Why is everyone talking about empathy? | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Have you noticed the word Empathy being used more often, recently? I have, but then I’ve been following EmpathyLabUK for the last year or so. Even so, Empathy seems to be everywhere… or…
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Student Presentations: Are They Useful?

Student Presentations: Are They Useful? | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Why are so many student presentations so poor? (Clue: it's not lack of effort). Read this post for tips on maximising the quality of student presentations
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51 Must Read Chapter Books for Kids (Not Your Typical Book List)

51 Must Read Chapter Books for Kids (Not Your Typical Book List) | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
An amazingly diverse list of must reach chapter books that every child should read. Books they will enjoy despite being recommended by their parents!
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5 Anzac Stories for Kids

5 Anzac Stories for Kids | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
We have sourced 5 short online stories / video's for children about Anzac day.
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Interactive Fiction: The Coolest Way to Teach Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Ethics, Social Skills, Consequential Thinking, & Engaged Literacy

Interactive Fiction: The Coolest Way to Teach Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Ethics, Social Skills, Consequential Thinking, & Engaged Literacy | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Holiday time and I'm catching up on those downloaded apps I haven't really had time to play with yet. And then I come across the interactive fiction folder I created in January. In particular, an 'app-story' called MetaHuman caught my eye. Many hours later, I had played through it a few times, with different story…
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8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
We need to teach our children these eight skills as part of their education in digital citizenship.
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I got it off Google Images…

I got it off Google Images… | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
I often ask teachers if they use Google Images for the pictures they use in the resources they make for the classroom. The majority of . They simply go to the site, search for their image, grab the…
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7 Actively Engaging Ways of Developing Critical Thinking Skills

7 Actively Engaging Ways of Developing Critical Thinking Skills | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Enjoy these 7 strategies for developing critical thinking skills in any of your classrooms, no matter the subject or grade level.
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13 books You’ll Definitely Want To Binge-Read Over Your Next Long Weekend

13 books You’ll Definitely Want To Binge-Read Over Your Next Long Weekend | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
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The Atlas of Living Australia: Collect it, log it, use it - CSIRO blog

The Atlas of Living Australia: Collect it, log it, use it - CSIRO blog | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
The Atlas of Living Australia brings species information together from multiple sources (collections, universities and museums for example) to form the most comprehensive and accessible data set on Australia's biodiversity ever produced.
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13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others

13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Kindness is one of the most important character traits, but sometimes kids need an extra reminder about the best ways to be kind to others or why kindness matters. These books provide that reminder in
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11 Ways to Teach Savvy Search Skills - WeAreTeachers

11 Ways to Teach Savvy Search Skills - WeAreTeachers | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
This is the second blog in a five-blog series sponsored by Bing in the Classroom. See the first blog here. Sure, your students know their way around a keyboard and certainly a mobile phone, but are they actually Internet search–savvy? …
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Literature search — download a helpful handout for library users in their most desperate hour

Each page of the literature search handout can stand alone or be used together as a teaching tool that covers: keywords, operators and filters; search tools; types of literature; how to evaluate information; and how to organize research.
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Be The Change You Want to See By Shifting Traditional High School

Be The Change You Want to See By Shifting Traditional High School | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
At this big traditional high school teachers are taking the lead in the push for interdisciplinary, future-focused teaching practices.
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What to Do on Lame Duck School Days

What to Do on Lame Duck School Days | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
When you're still technically in school, but the conditions just aren't great for teaching, what do you do to make the most of the time? Here are 30 ideas.
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Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers

Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers | Primary 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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Three Myths About “Reading Levels”

Three Myths About “Reading Levels” | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
AR levels? Lexiles? DRA2? “Leveled” reading programs are everywhere, but they are often misunderstood and misused, based on three very common myths about reading levels.
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Asking Students the Right Questions

Asking Students the Right Questions | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
What questions do we ask? Why do we ask them? Are our questions helping or hindering our teaching? Read this handy guide to perfect questionning.
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The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
We share evidence and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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ABC online education - ABC Splash

ABC online education - ABC Splash | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
4000+ educational games, videos and teaching resources for schools and students. Free Primary and Secondary resources covering history, science, English, maths and more
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12 Hilarious Picture Books for Kids

12 Hilarious Picture Books for Kids | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
Ready for some story time fun? These hilarious picture books for kids will keep the whole family entertained. Funny read aloud books for kids.
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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
This lesson plan examines a day in the life of a boy living in a poor, industrialized city in Eastern India and explores the themes of time and commitment.
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Oxford Owl blog │ Oxford University Press

Oxford Owl blog │ Oxford University Press | Primary School Libraries | Scoop.it
The Oxford Owl blog is packed with expert advice, top tips and activities. Get free children’s eBooks and help your child with reading, phonics and maths
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