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School media centers transform to keep up with 21st century education needs

School media centers transform to keep up with 21st century education needs | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
A small group of Lapel High School students huddle in a corner of the media center as they collaborate on a project.
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Library Media Specialist Get Techy

Library Media Specialist Get Techy | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Several of our Library Media Specialist had the opportunity to attend the Washington Library Media Association Conference this las
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How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects

How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Librarians are developing maker activities for children's books that enhance the reading experience for kids.
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How to Use Facebook Stories for Marketing

How to Use Facebook Stories for Marketing | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Find out how to succeed with Facebook Stories, a new content delivery option that closely resembles Instagram Stories.
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The Digital Crossover Between Marketing and Technology

The Digital Crossover Between Marketing and Technology | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Content marketing is a key discipline in today’s digital marketing. To master all of these challenges, marketing needs to reorganize itself. It needs technology, organization, oversight and control systems.
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Build a Website

Build a Website | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Squarespace is the all-in-one solution for anyone looking to create a
beautiful website. Domains, eCommerce, hosting, galleries, analytics, and
24/7 support all included.
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Teaching Strategies: Motivating Students to be Engaged Learners

Teaching Strategies: Motivating Students to be Engaged Learners | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Many of my students were unmotivated, felt defeated, or believed they were stupid. So, I tried some teaching strategies I learned from
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Maker Spaces are Opening Up in Elementary Schools

Maker Spaces are Opening Up in Elementary Schools | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Maker Spaces are opening up in elementary schools. Students can test ideas and problem solving strategies as they collaborate in maker spaces. 
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Motivating Students to Learn English with 5 Smart Tactics | FluentU English Educator Blog

Motivating Students to Learn English with 5 Smart Tactics | FluentU English Educator Blog | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Motivating students to learn English is easier than you might think! You can harness their intrinsic motivation with these 5 smart teaching tactics.
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5 Ways Parents and Teachers can Motivate Students

5 Ways Parents and Teachers can Motivate Students | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Student motivation is a huge challenge. We know from our research that 69% of teachers say that student motivation is an issue in their classroom. We also know that intrinsic motivation declines continuously from kindergarten through high school. Motivational decreases happen in the jumps from elementary to middle school and from middle school to high school.

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How to Fund 3D Printers for Your School

How to Fund 3D Printers for Your School | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Getting funding for 3D printers at your school might be tough; MakerBot created an grant guide to help you stay organized and plan your applications.
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Teaching a one-shot library instruction session with TopHat

Teaching a one-shot library instruction session with TopHat | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
This spring I used Tophat to shake up the delivery of my large research sessions.  This is one example of how I have used Tophat to enhance my library research instruction. The scenario Each spring…
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#Marketing - The Function Of The Logo #influencerMarketing #FrizeMedia

#Marketing - The Function Of The Logo #influencerMarketing #FrizeMedia | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
The logo must be suggestive, but not too open to interpretation.The message that it transmits must be ambiguous enough but without leaving room to wrong interpretations.
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Without libraries we are less human and more profoundly alone | Nicola Davies

Without libraries we are less human and more profoundly alone | Nicola Davies | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Councils threaten libraries with closure and then rely on volunteers to keep them open. But professional librarians are the key to a healthy library
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Q&A: Newsletter Marketing for Libraries

Q&A: Newsletter Marketing for Libraries | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Read questions from real library professionals about newsletter marketing and get advice from expert, Angela Hursh. Bonus! Distribution tips included too.
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SAFER MAKER SPACES, FAB LABS and STEM LABS,A Collaborative Guide

SAFER MAKER SPACES, FAB LABS and STEM LABS,A Collaborative Guide | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
SAFER MAKER SPACES, FAB LABS and STEM LABS,A Collaborative Guide The expert, The Guru...The Sultan of Science and School Safety Dr. Ken Roy returns to talk about his newest book, co-written by Dr. Tyler S.Love. I promise you'll learna lot. Ken is the safety Compliance Office in Glastonbuty CT schools...Listen to this one
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Sparking Student Motivation, Persistence, and Confidence with Emerging Technologies

Sparking Student Motivation, Persistence, and Confidence with Emerging Technologies | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Reflections on what we’ve learned from the 360 Filmmakers Challenge
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When did Maker Spaces Become Solely Robots, Coding, & Circuits

When did Maker Spaces Become Solely Robots, Coding, & Circuits | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
The maker mentality has been popular among educators. It focuses on the importance of (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
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School Library Maker Spaces

School Library Maker Spaces | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
School library maker spaces are causing formerly quiet places in the library to be bursting with energy as students pursue knowledge.
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The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space | useful tools for the library media specialist | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. Makerspaces like vocational shops and science labs are great additions to schools. They…
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