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Cuts to school libraries and staffs a sad chapter in education | Get Schooled

Cuts to school libraries and staffs a sad chapter in education | Get Schooled | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Here is a second essay from the Teaching Georgia Writing Collective, a group of educators, parents, and concerned citizens who engage in public writing and...
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It’s Not About the Technology

It’s Not About the Technology | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
It’s one of those trite statments that you read/hear all the time when people talk about technology in the classroom.   As I compose my thoughts for this post, I’m watching the For...
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Social Media as a Teaching Tool | Classroom Talk

Social Media as a Teaching Tool | Classroom Talk | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Awesome article recommending ways to use social media in education.
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11 Reasons Every Educator Needs a Video Strategy| The Committed Sardine

11 Reasons Every Educator Needs a Video Strategy| The Committed Sardine | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
As a proponent of video for use in education...
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How to Teach Internet Safety in K-6 « Jacqui Murray

How to Teach Internet Safety in K-6 « Jacqui Murray | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Great resources for teaching digital citizenship and literacy.
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Why Digital Natives Need Help With Technology

Why Digital Natives Need Help With Technology | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Education Week Teacher's take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders.
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Top 9 Free Web Tools to Develop Students Creativity

Top 9 Free Web Tools to Develop Students Creativity | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it

From TCEA. Nothing groundbreaking, but a lovely list!

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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites
The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.
Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience.
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5 Ways To Unlock The Power Of Google Drive On iPads, iPhones

5 Ways To Unlock The Power Of Google Drive On iPads, iPhones | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Why would you even bother installing Drive on your phone and tablet? Why would you pick Drive over, say, Dropbox? Here's why.
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Digitization 101: Every librarian is a technologist

Digitization 101: Every librarian is a technologist | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
I have been talking with practitioners recently about their expectations of new library and information science graduates.  One thing is clear - they expect graduates to be able to use, learn, adopt, integrate, and teach technology. 
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Why Libraries Are a Smart Investment for the Country's Future

Why Libraries Are a Smart Investment for the Country's Future | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Across from the United States Supreme Court, two hundred people gathered at the Library of Congress to celebrate yesterday — and not because of the court's immigration decision...
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Don’t blame the students

Don’t blame the students | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
I’ve mentioned before that I’m on this year’s YALSA Excellence in Non-Fiction for Young Adults award committee and will be spending eight hours over this next weekend discussing t...
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Ask The Right Questions

"Human systems grow in the direction of what they persistently ask questions about."  - David Cooperrider I have been thinking a lot recently about the power...
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Home - Transliterate Practices for Student Inquiry - LibGuides at Creekview High School

Home - Transliterate Practices for Student Inquiry - LibGuides at Creekview High School | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Workshop based on Dr. Barbara Stripling's model of inquiry that showcases how to tap into multiple literacies for helping students navigate these phases of inquiry. Workshop is designed for the Richardson ISD in Texas, June 2012.
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 10/14/2012

Great collection of education articles! An awesome one on testing too.
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Study: Parents matter more than schools — Joanne Jacobs

Study: Parents matter more than schools — Joanne Jacobs | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Great article about the parent/home and school connection!
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: YouTube's Official Guide for Educators

Great resource from YouTube for educators who use YouTube.
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The Nerdy Teacher: The First Five Minutes #EdChat #EdcampSWO

Spending the first 5 minutes of class allowing students to talk to each other and you!
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Reflections from a Teacher Librarian: #CEM12 and #PLN

Reflections from a Teacher Librarian: #CEM12 and #PLN | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it

The initial steps I took to become a connected educator and build my PLN. Please share with new educators, teachers, or librarians. Thank You!

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Design Flaw Suspected in Standardized State Tests, by Morgan Smith

Design Flaw Suspected in Standardized State Tests, by Morgan Smith | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Researchers believe they have uncovered a glitch in the DNA of the state's standardized exams that suggests, because of the statistical method used to assemble them, they are virtually useless at measuring the effects of instruction in the classroom.
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What if You Flipped Your Faculty Meetings? - The Tempered Radical

What if You Flipped Your Faculty Meetings? - The Tempered Radical | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
Dear Principals, I've got a professional challenge for you: I want you to flip every faculty meeting during the 2012-2013 school year. Doing so would be a breeze, I bet. You could: (1). Use YouTube's video recorder and your laptop's...
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Terice T. Schneider's Digital Home | Educator, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Friend

Terice T. Schneider's Digital Home | Educator, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Friend | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
We planned. We met to go over the plans. We talked. We planned some more. We made Wikis, created websites, and put it all our plans on spreadsheets and documents. We trained teachers on everything iPad from how to turn it on to how to create an ePub with lesson information. We overwhelmed them with information, and it wasn’t always the information they needed most.
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Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century | Langwitches Blog

Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century | Langwitches Blog | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
One of the take aways from the Curriculum Mapping Institute this past week was that it brought an upgrade to THE trusted KWL (Know, What to Know and Learned) Chart to the forefront.
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The Adventures of Library Girl: Game On! Using Video Games To Ramp Up Your Instruction!

The Adventures of Library Girl: Game On! Using Video Games To Ramp Up Your Instruction! | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
As far as presentations go, tomorrow's "Game on!" session is a biggie for me, and not because the audience will be big.  In fact, judging by last year's attendance at this event, I'm looking forward to a group of no more than 20-25 teachers.  And not because the pro scouts are showing up either.  No... in fact, tomorrow's session at my district's annual Summer Tech Institute promises to be a low key afternoon spent sharing and learning among friends.
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5 Ways to Start Leading Right Now

5 Ways to Start Leading Right Now | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
When I was at a session on leadership at the Rhode Island Library Association conference, someone in the audience raised a question that I've thought a lot...
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International Society for Technology in Education - Blog > The Truth about Flipped Learning

International Society for Technology in Education - Blog > The Truth about Flipped Learning | Lambertn's Library Lowdown | Scoop.it
True/ False about the flipped classroom!
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