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School libraries and learning about future technologies by connecitng with people who know more than me.
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Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - What Gets Measured Gets Done

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: The Importance of Evaluating Your Library Media Program
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Nice report about looking at your goals and looking back at what you have achieved. I feel very jealous of librarians who have support from senior management. That is one of my goals :) 

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Preparing students for the 21st century workforce: A new model of ...

... redefine “workforce-ready,” creative new approaches to public education are gaining momentum. Governments, corporations and non-profits are working together in the spirit of true 21st century collaboration in communities ...

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 16, 2013 3:44 PM

I love this idea of preparing students for post secondary whilst still in high school.  Way to go Microsoft!

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Schools' Library Service (slsguernsey)

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The Schools' Library Service in Guernsey aims to support all school libraries across the island. We offer advice on all aspects of running a school Library.

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, June 25, 2014 3:39 AM

Come and follow us on pinterest

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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Lists of great technology tools for teachers broken down by category - Learning, Lesson planning, etc
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Not just for teachers! School Librarians should find this useful too. 

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School Librarians As Facilitators of Learning

Keynote speech by David Lankes, with excellent examples of what school librarians do, and why.


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 12, 2013 11:29 AM

Saved for viewing later.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 2, 2013 12:04 PM

Very good lecture on the role of teacher librarians as facilitators of learning.

Donna Presz's curator insight, August 19, 2013 10:53 AM

Thank you for making this simple. 

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100 Helpful Blogs For School Librarians (And Teachers) - Edudemic

100 Helpful Blogs For School Librarians (And Teachers) - Edudemic | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Whether you're a librarian or just looking to learn, these are some of the best blogs on the planet when it comes to education. From 1 to 100, each blog has a different take on what you should know about today's libraries and learning.

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Great for finding like minded librarians. 

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Ann Vega's curator insight, July 30, 2013 5:23 PM

Great comprehensive list!

Carey Leahy's curator insight, July 31, 2013 10:42 PM

Many to be investigated!

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10 Digital Resources That Will Improve Your School Library

10 Digital Resources That Will Improve Your School Library | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it

School librarians are professional researchers, curation experts, and guides. 


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Thank you Karen for scooping this. It is really useful! 

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Neil Gaiman talks about his love of libraries | The Book Case

Neil Gaiman talks about his love of libraries | The Book Case | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
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Lovely interview with Neil Gaiman

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International Dot Day Connections 2013

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This sounds like it could be fun! 

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10 Interesting Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library - OEDB.org

10 Interesting Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library - OEDB.org | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Instagram is a very popular mobile photo sharing app that’s currently being used by over 80 million users.
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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 17, 2013 3:22 PM

hmmh - there are some creative things to do with this

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25 Greatest Takeaways from ALA 2013 | LibraryScienceList.com

25 Greatest Takeaways from ALA 2013 | LibraryScienceList.com | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
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Some great tips! 

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Open University Library Services | Being Digital

Open University Library Services | Being Digital | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Being digital from the Open University, is a collection of short, easy to follow activities. They cover the skills we all need to be effective online; whether it’s finding information, communicating online, or deciding who or what to trust.
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Re-imagining the role of the librarian as an educator in the digita...

Blended Librarianship and Blended Librarian Overview

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If you need reminding what we do as librarians and why, this is a great short presentation. Thanks John! 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 12, 2014 2:28 AM

'Librarians need to move from being knowledgeable and start being knowledge-able' John Shark 

 

Great presentation on how a librarian can make a difference in education.

Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, March 11, 2015 5:21 PM

#educacion #libros #biblioteca

Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, August 10, 2015 5:05 AM

I just gave this virtual presentation at the XXV BRAZILIAN CONGRESS OF LIBRARIANSHIP, DOCUMENTATION AND SCIENCE OF THE INFORMATION. 

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16 Real Modern Technologies Predicted by Inspector Gadget

16 Real Modern Technologies Predicted by Inspector Gadget | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Inspector Gadget predicted laptops, Google, Skype and plenty of other modern technology over 30 years ago.

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Thanks for the trip down memory lane :)

 

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 19, 2013 12:22 PM

I loved this show when it was around!  Little did they realise they were prophetic about technology down the road!  How far we have come in the last 20 years!

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10 Ideas to Get Those Back-to-School Juices Flowing

10 Ideas to Get Those Back-to-School Juices Flowing | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Educators are getting prepared to welcome students back to school this month. Many have spent the summer reading up on new teaching strategies or getting inspired by colleagues across the country.

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Very useful! Thanks Pippa :)

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 15, 2013 7:09 PM

Time to get our school prep happening!  Some tips to help you do that from Mindshift.  

Donna Presz's curator insight, August 19, 2013 8:57 AM

Good links

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Flocabulary - Ode to Librarians

Flocabulary - Ode to Librarians | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Learn all about what Library Media Specialists do with Flocabulary’s educational rap song and lesson plan.
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This is great!

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The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year - Edudemic

The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year - Edudemic | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of apps and websites being used in classrooms around the world. Here are some of the best web tools teachers will be trying out.
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Looking forward to using remind101

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How To Use iPads For Personal Professional Development - Edudemic

How To Use iPads For Personal Professional Development - Edudemic | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Before I rush ahead with how I am going to roll out this device in my classrooms, I need to effectively incorporate it into my life and figure out how to use iPads to make me a better teacher.

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very useful! 

 

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Library Staff's curator insight, August 2, 2013 12:24 AM

It does make sense to work out how to use this tool for yourself first, THEN work out how its use adds value for your students.

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But what if I can't find it on the internet?

But what if I can't find it on the internet? | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Libraries have lost more than books - research service standards have fallen too, Pauline Westwood writes.
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We are running research courses at our library this summer. What else is anyone doing? 

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Library Research for Undergraduates

Library Research for Undergraduates | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
This board was created from my Writing & Rhetoric course at Ohio University. Most of my students have never conducted library research or database searches. These videos & tips are a great place for any student to get started with research!
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A brilliant set of resources! 

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Guille-Allès Public Library

Guille-Allès Public Library | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it

We are running research skills courses over the summer holidays for GCSE, A'Level and Mature students. Looking at avoiding plagairism, referencing, Google and Wikipedia and so much more. contact us to find out more. 

 

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There’s an App for That! 4 Life Lessons your Students WILL Thank you for…. Eventually!

There’s an App for That! 4 Life Lessons your Students WILL Thank you for…. Eventually! | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Four great apps to help educators and teachers pass on invaluable life lessons and nuggets of wisdom to their students!

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, July 18, 2013 1:32 AM
Some useful ideas. Do you find that the plagarism checker really helps them understand how to avoid plagarism or is it another cheat sheet? Would be interested to hear what people think.
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QR Codes in School... Really? - Miles' Tomes

QR Codes in School... Really? - Miles' Tomes | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Some practical school uses of QR codes in everyday teaching from an initially skeptical classroom teacher. Practical examples and ideas for using QR Codes.

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We use QR codes on our bookmarks that we give out to new yr 7 students.  It takes them to our library catalogue. Kids love it and teachers think we are very clever:) 

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jose mari oreja's curator insight, July 17, 2013 4:35 AM

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reuvenwerber's curator insight, July 17, 2013 5:33 AM

Some good ideas for using QR Codes in school.

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Evernote |

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Evernote has transformed the way I organise myself as a teacher. Using Evernote as an organisational tool in the classroom has changed the way I assess
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Will be spending time this summer to use Evernote correctly. 

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School librarians can be crucial partners in STEM

School librarians can be crucial partners in STEM | School Libraries and the importance of remaining current. | Scoop.it
Dr. Mega Subramaniam, assistant professor of information studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, wants everyone to see libraries as tools for STEM.
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