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LEARN Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation

Innovative approaches to literacy are supported through awards of grants or contracts or through competitive grants and include developing/enhancing school library programs;providing early literacy services; and, providing books to students in low-income communities.
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Primary Sources, Third Edition | Scholastic Inc.

Primary Sources, Third Edition | Scholastic Inc. | ESSA | Scoop.it
America's Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change, a project of Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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interesting statistics, including teachers' perceptions on the common core.

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Learning Commons instead of a Library?

Learning Commons instead of a Library? | ESSA | Scoop.it
Imagine if students come to one place to get all their questions answers from all of the experts in the school. Instead of just having a separate library, guidance office, main office what if they...
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Librarian Elissa Malespina's vision for a future library

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SLJ | Be the Change | School Library Journal

SLJ | Be the Change | School Library Journal | ESSA | Scoop.it
A leadership initiative to create stronger learning through stronger school libraries.
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Be the Change Webcast series from Shannon Miller, District Teacher Librarian and Technology Integration Specialist, Van Meter (IA) Community School


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Articles « Annie Murphy Paul

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Great articles on the science of learning from 2013 SLJ Summit Keynoter Annie Murphy Paul

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School Libraries and ESSA

School Libraries and ESSA | ESSA | Scoop.it
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) replaces the No Child Left Behind version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with language that includes “effective school library programs.” 
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AASL page of resources/information

 

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T is for transmedia: Learning through transmedia play

T is for transmedia: Learning through transmedia play | ESSA | Scoop.it
T is for transmedia: Learning through transmedia play
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In-depth look at the learning benefits of transmedia play: "Through transmedia play, children explore, enjoy, and remix elements from diverse media—for example, characters,settings, and plot elements taken from books, television,videos, toys, and new media. This “creative reworking” (in Jenkins’ terms) allows children to tell new stories, workthrough problems, and share with others."

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Educational Leadership:Coaching: The New Leadership Skill:The Coach in the Library

Educational Leadership:Coaching: The New Leadership Skill:The Coach in the Library | ESSA | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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The Coach in the Library article from Carl Harvey

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An Administrator’s View: Giving Teacher Librarians an Edge | Pivot Points | School Library Journal

An Administrator’s View: Giving Teacher Librarians an Edge | Pivot Points | School Library Journal | ESSA | Scoop.it
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Collaboration article from SLJ Summit 2013 speaker Mark Ray, a former teacher librarian, is the director of instructional technology and library services for Vancouver (WA) Public Schools.

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