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Maybe I'm just nostalgic, but I wonder...With a 4G world swirling about us, is there a need for the "clean, well-lighted place" where students can read and write and study and think?
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McGavock High School Library Swaps Shelf Space For Hands-On Learning - WPLN

McGavock High School Library Swaps Shelf Space For Hands-On Learning - WPLN | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
One of outgoing Mayor Karl Dean's pet projects has been rethinking what a school library should be, and the latest overhaul has happened at Nashville's
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Limitless Libraries program funded by munincipal budget- Nashville, TN

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Harmony Elementary School Library Goes Dewey Less

This video talks about switching away from the Dewey Decimal system in an elementary school library as well as using a "Dewey-Lite" system in a high school.
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Genre-fying Nonfiction must be the next step???

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School 'desktop' coming to the public library - Buffalo News

School 'desktop' coming to the public library - Buffalo News | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
The digital divide between the haves and have-nots among Buffalo Public Schools students is stark at homework time.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: UPDATED: Want to Learn About Makerspaces? Here are 41 Resources

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: UPDATED: Want to Learn About Makerspaces? Here are 41 Resources | School Library Talk | Scoop.it

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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 3, 2014 10:02 AM

41 resources for (school) media specialists on Makerspaces: updated version

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, May 4, 2014 10:33 AM

Makerspaces and libraries definitely seem like a good match.

Tricia Adams's curator insight, May 9, 2014 8:52 AM

Useful resources if you're thinking of having a makerspace in your library

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LGBT families to speak to Davis School Board about restricted ... - Salt Lake Tribune

LGBT families to speak to Davis School Board about restricted ... - Salt Lake Tribune | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
LGBT families to speak to Davis School Board about restricted ...Salt Lake TribuneWeston Clark graduated from Woods Cross High School and went on to ... to read In Our Mothers' House, kept behind counters in elementary school libraries.
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The Centered School Library: Library Centers This Week (while I'm ...

The Centered School Library: Library Centers This Week (while I'm ... | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
This week I get to travel to Houston for our state library conference. I can't wait! Before I left, I had to set up centers that would pretty much run themselves, since I know that my assistant will be super busy while I'm gone.
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The Librarian has left the building |

The Librarian has left the building | | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
It was not! I believe that Next Year's Model (term used by the school library journal) is not the school librarian escapee – any more than the classroom escapee was never the right person to be a school librarian!
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Graphic material found in Hillsborough online library - Tbo.com

Graphic material found in Hillsborough online library - Tbo.com | School Library Talk | Scoop.it

Graphic material found in Hillsborough online libraryTbo.comMike and Kelly Neill are concerned about content available to their 7-year-old at an online library system new to Hillsborough County schools.

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Local Company Renovating Elementary School Library - Sacramento Bee

Local Company Renovating Elementary School Library - Sacramento Bee | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
Local Company Renovating Elementary School LibrarySacramento BeeThat's when the doors to the school's renovated media center, which has been closed for more than a decade, will be opened.
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'Gone with the Wind' Returned to High School Library 65 Years Past it's Due Date! - Closer Weekly

'Gone with the Wind' Returned to High School Library 65 Years Past it's Due Date! - Closer Weekly | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
Talk about an expensive late fee!

In 1949, a copy of the classic novel Gone with the Wind was checked out of the Rogers High School library in...
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The School Library Education, Fun & Reading Borrow a Book 1960s

Subscribe Please :) School Libraries in Action - School library helps kids learn 1960s. Popular content related to Reading & School. suc.
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Blast from the past! - It is laudable that NC still supports school libraries, although that is not the case in many states.

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How a 21st Century Librarian Enhances Student Learning -- THE Journal

How a 21st Century Librarian Enhances Student Learning -- THE Journal | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
An award-winning director of library services shares her best practices for using LiveBinders, makerspaces and a variety of interactive tools to kickstart libraries in her district.

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Teaching, makerspaces and more make the 21st century school library.

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Challenge Based Learning in a High School Classroom


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 1, 2014 3:46 PM

Students tackle a challenging question transport and the environment. The learning process is presented in this short video. 

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A challenging question and how to do research, including the learning process. A highschool example on transport and the environment. [video]

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this is challenge based learning - we all benefit

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Beaverton teachers protest music, library cuts - KOIN Local 6

Beaverton teachers protest music, library cuts - KOIN Local 6 | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
KOIN Local 6Beaverton teachers protest music, library cutsKOIN Local 6About 100 parents, teachers and students packed the Beaverton School District ...
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White House responds to School Library Petition | District Dispatch

The White House recently responded to a petition that was sent to President Obama earlier this year via the “We the People” section of the White House's.
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Rock Quarry students get e-book library - Tuscaloosa News

Rock Quarry students get e-book library - Tuscaloosa News | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
Rock Quarry students get e-book libraryTuscaloosa NewsStudents at Rock Quarry Elementary and Middle Schools are now able to check out e-books and audio books through the school's new digital library called OverDrive at the Rock Quarry Middle school...
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NBTHS celebrates Black History Month - North Brunswick Sentinel

NBTHS celebrates Black History Month - North Brunswick Sentinel | School Library Talk | Scoop.it
NBTHS celebrates Black History MonthNorth Brunswick SentinelThe North Brunswick Township High School (NBTHS) African American Club and media center organized the coffeehouse in honor of American jazz pianist Count Basie to celebrate Black History...
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