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Fight to save libraries is taken to top

Fight to save libraries is taken to top | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
CAMPAIGNERS have written to a top Gov- ernment minister asking him to stop five Bolton libraries from closing.
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Libraries Weathering The Storm In Publishing « Notes from An Alien

Libraries Weathering The Storm In Publishing « Notes from An Alien | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
In the previous post, Been To Your Local Library Lately?, I linked to a study that said, “…regular public library users don't just borrow books. They are also active books buyers who make many of their purchasing decisions ...
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Just in time for the holidays: more layoffs - Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)

Just in time for the holidays: more layoffs - Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog) | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Just in time for the holidays: more layoffsPhiladelphia Public School Notebook (blog)Said Jordan, in his statement: “Surely the SRC has better options than to cut nurses who are the schools' first-responders protecting children's health; library assistants...
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One Year as a Librarian, and What a Year It Has Been « Education ...

One Year as a Librarian, and What a Year It Has Been « Education ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Oh, I've also been teaching information fluency skills, trying out two different website development tools, finding and sharing resources with my colleagues in my school and in my district. In my free time, I taught a class at ...
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Where there’s always a place at a table

Where there’s always a place at a table | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
For those kids in Ohio, the choir room may be the softest place to land.  But for many others, even those who really can sing, the library is the sweet and soft spot.
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Interview: Rock Star Librarian Joyce Valenza Nabs Lifetime Achievement Award - School Library Journal

Interview: Rock Star Librarian Joyce Valenza Nabs Lifetime Achievement Award - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Interview: Rock Star Librarian Joyce Valenza Nabs Lifetime Achievement AwardSchool Library JournalIt's probably the best time to be a teacher librarian right now, yet so many are losing their jobs. What do librarians need to do to stay relevant?
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Fostering a Culture of Inquiry | Edutopia

Fostering a Culture of Inquiry | Edutopia | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
One schools emphasizes inquiry in its PBL, conducts action research, and runs a blog as an outreach to other schools.
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Scholastic to debut multi-platform tween series

Scholastic to debut multi-platform tween series | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Following the wide release of its now international bestselling series The 39 Clues, Scholastic is set to launch Infinity Ring, a time travel/alternate history series that's laced with digital elements.
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10 Learning Paradigms that can be implemented by Teacher Librarians

Much has been written about the role of Teacher Librarians in our schools.   Sadly though, much of it is lamentations about the decreasing numbers of Teacher Librarians manning our school librari...
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School librarians trying to survive budget cuts

School librarians trying to survive budget cuts | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Three months into his position as the only librarian for Carlsbad schools, Rod Carr already has had to go to bat for his job once. He was one of the lucky ones.
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In Praise of Libraries and Teacher Librarians | School Library Advocacy

In Praise of Libraries and Teacher Librarians | School Library Advocacy | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I love libraries and am an active advocate of the role they play in schools.Yesterday I ... I can envisage a time when the school library will be predominantly on-line and electronic, when hard copy books are no longer the norm.
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Caroline Kennedy to Librarians: 'Your work is truly life changing.' | At Your Library | Teacher-Librarian

Caroline Kennedy to Librarians: 'Your work is truly life changing.' | At Your Library | Teacher-Librarian | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Last week, Caroline Kennedy was the keynote speaker at the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony in New York City.
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Google Presents YouTube for Schools, Makes Video World Safe for Teachers

Google Presents YouTube for Schools, Makes Video World Safe for Teachers | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it


On YouTube, the path to education is as narrow and as difficult to walk as a razor's edge. Left to their own devices, kids have a tendency to veer away from the math tutorials and head straight for the water-skiing squirrels.
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David Weinberger on the future of libraries | Library Stuff

David Weinberger on the future of libraries | Library Stuff | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
David Weinberger on the future of libraries. CBC – “The days of the card catalogue are long over, but there are even more innovations ahead in how the information available at libraries is organized. In a recent interview on ...
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WhyAllIowaSchoolsNeedTeacherLibrarians - home

WhyAllIowaSchoolsNeedTeacherLibrarians - home | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
RT @aniowateacher: RT @scsdmedia: Why all Iowa Schools Need Teacher Librarians http://t.co/oUdlqNr6 #iaedfuture #iowatl...
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Library Centers

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Has anyone successfully set up centers in their library for elementary school students?  If so, what kind of centers do you have?  I was thinking of starting centers next year, and having a listening table, a puzzle table, and ...
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Not A Rocking Chair Librarian: Embedded Librarianship with ...

Not A Rocking Chair Librarian: Embedded Librarianship with ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I think about Becky's advice when considering my approach to teacher/librarian collaborations. This one piece of advice made me realize that as a 21st Century teacher-librarian, I can't just hope that contextually relevant ...
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Comics AM | More on Stuck in the Middle library challenge - Comic Book Resources

Comics AM | More on Stuck in the Middle library challenge - Comic Book Resources | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Comic Book ResourcesComics AM | More on Stuck in the Middle library challengeComic Book ResourcesLibraries | An editorial in the Lewiston, Maine, newspaper praises a local school board's decision last week to leave the 2007 comics anthology Stuck...
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Neal-Schuman to Join ALA Publishing

Neal-Schuman to Join ALA Publishing | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
American Library Association President Molly Raphael and Neal-Schuman President Patricia Glass Schuman announced today that on December 23 Neal-Schuman Publishers will sign an agreement to become part of ALA Publishing.
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Laura Bush Foundation For America's Libraries

The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries is offering grants to K-12 school libraries. The deadline is 12/31.
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Where did that year go? First Year in the School Library: A Call for Guest Posts

Where did that year go? First Year in the School Library: A Call for Guest Posts | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
A year ago yesterday I graduated from library school.

I was blessed to have found employment as a half-time library media specialist a few weeks prior to graduation. I interviewed right before ...
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England – Committee inquiry into library closures

England – Committee inquiry into library closures | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
As many of you will know, libraries are a devolved issue, meaning they are the responsibility of the separate parliaments/assemblies. This post covers a library issue in England, but there is no re...
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curiosity counts - Google launches YouTube for Schools, offering...

RT @carrollunaluna: Great idea!-- Curation meets education – Google launches YouTube for Schools http://t.co/vKdFqbiA via @brainpicker #youtube...
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School librarians trying to survive budget cuts

School librarians trying to survive budget cuts | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Three months into his position as the only librarian for Carlsbad schools, Rod Carr already has had to go to bat for his job once. He was one of the lucky ones.
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Teacher librarians work to save jobs - People often forget a key word in the title = teacher | School Library Advocacy

Teacher librarians work to save jobs - People often forget a key word in the title = teacher | School Library Advocacy | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Teacher librarians work to save jobs9NEWS.comMcQueen started a Facebook campaign called "Support School Libraries" to generate awareness of the need to keep teacher librarians employed. He says people often forget a key word in their title.
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