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State Of America's School Libraries

State Of America's School Libraries | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Providing our children with the best educational resources and empowering all our children to access, evaluate, and use information for academic and personal learning - this is the critical mission of school libraries and librarians.
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Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | School Library Journal

Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | School Library Journal | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
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How Does iPad Workflow Fluency Look Like in Kindergarten

How Does iPad Workflow Fluency Look Like in Kindergarten | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Recently, I tried to explain to a teacher from another school how we are trying to use iPads BEYOND apps. We have over 100 apps on our school iPads and introduce our students according to age level...
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Need to Read: Schools should have librarians to encourage students

Need to Read: Schools should have librarians to encourage students | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Being a school librarian is like being the peddler in 'Caps for Sale' ('Esphyr Slobodkina'). Not only do we have to wear many hats, but we also have to have to think out of the box in order to solve the many challenges we face each day.
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Taking a new approach to reading in Epping | New Hampshire NEWS04

Taking a new approach to reading in Epping | New Hampshire NEWS04 | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Epping Elementary School has found a way to make reading more appealing to students.
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Make your idea stick

Short explanation of Chip & Dan Heath's brilliant book 'Made to Stick' - Why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck. With the funny and sticky example by

Via Baiba Svenca, Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
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Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories

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It's all about creating Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories.

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5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking -THE Journal

5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking -THE Journal | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it

Five great ideas that will help your students with critical thinkings. Most examples will work with elementary through high school students. 


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What teachers really want to tell parents

What teachers really want to tell parents | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
A principal who was loved and adored by all told me she was leaving the profession because " I just can't deal with parents anymore; they are killing us."
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5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious

5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious
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for the love of learning: An A+ student regrets his grades

for the love of learning: An A+ student regrets his grades | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
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what are we putting more focus on, grades or the learning process?

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5 Mobile Apps To Help Teachers & Students Adapt To The Common Core Standards

5 Mobile Apps To Help Teachers & Students Adapt To The Common Core Standards | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
5 Mobile Apps To Help Teachers & Students Adapt To The Common Core Standards (5 Mobile #Apps To Help #Teachers & #Students Adapt To The Common Core Standards http://t.co/wtjlVnDpDb #edchat #edtech...

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In Our Desks: A Collaborative List Poem Across the Miles

In Our Desks:  A Collaborative List Poem Across the Miles | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Shannon Miller and I have been trying to connect our 2nd graders again, but it has been such a challenge to find a time.  Today I had a window of time that might work, and Shannon did her very best...
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Let Them Discover

Let Them Discover | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Tinkerbots I spent some time on my spring break going back over things I favorited on Twitter or put into my "read later" places. One of them was a grea...
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The Touch-Screen Generation

The Touch-Screen Generation | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?
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What does it mean for studetns education and how can this play for my final project

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Make your idea stick

Short explanation of Chip & Dan Heath's brilliant book 'Made to Stick' - Why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck. With the funny and sticky example by

Via Baiba Svenca, Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
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Denyse Drummond-Dunn's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:25 AM
Great, if a bit long video included, but presentation is definitely worth a read.
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Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories

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It's all about creating Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories.

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Why “Googling It” Is Not Enough | Information Literacy Skills for Kids

Why “Googling It” Is Not Enough | Information Literacy Skills for Kids | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Thinkstock Has the Internet changed the way students conduct research?

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The 9 Coolest Google Search Secrets

The 9 Coolest Google Search Secrets | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Google users were delighted recently by the discovery of a new Search trick, "do a barrel roll".

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Too Too COOL! Thanks @crgalvin !!! & @msmensing ! #EdChat #TLChat

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Johnny Tremain

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Johnny Tremain Esther Forbes 1944 Newbery Medal One of my favorite place to find great books to read is Mr. Schu's Newbery videos. Be sure to check out what he has to say about Johnny Tremain at Wa...
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Great video idea to introduce books

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Who owns the learning?  

Who owns the learning?   | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
Alan November talks a great deal about the question, "Who owns the Learning?"  Mike  and I reflect on this question weekly in skype discussions.  We want our students to own the learning, but that...
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3 Reasons to Celebrate the Common Core State Standards, and 3 to be Cautious

3 Reasons to Celebrate the Common Core State Standards, and 3 to be Cautious | Rover Library & Tech | Scoop.it
By Rita Platt The debate about the pros and cons of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is raging! At this point most of the arguing is fueled by policy-makers.

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