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PBL with Wings: F117 Stealth Fighter | LifePractice Learning

PBL with Wings: F117 Stealth Fighter | LifePractice Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
let's practice real life, right now (by GingerLewman)

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In this project, kids at three different schools were challenged to build a 1/4 scale model of the F117 Stealth Nighthawk. The plane was chosen for it’s teachable geometry and physics as well as the challenges it would pose for the hands on learner.

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Promoting school libraries, programs and teacher librarians/library media specialists.
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Students Need School Libraries

Students Need School Libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

All children need a quality school library run by qualified professionals. Our mission is to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Our vision is that every student has access to a dynamic, well-resources school library run by qualified library staff. 

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Creating and maintaining the best website for your digital classroom

Creating and maintaining the best website for your digital classroom | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Digital Story Telling Apps to Enhance Students Self-driven Learning

Digital Story Telling Apps to Enhance Students Self-driven Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education...
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How to Establish a Strong Community in an Online Course

How to Establish a Strong Community in an Online Course | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

One of the most common questions we hear from instructors who are first moving to an online teaching environment is, “How do I build community in an online class?” For some reason we have equated the idea of being in the same physical space and meeting at the same time as developing a community.


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A useful article from FLTMag.

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A useful article from FLTMag.

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The Definition Of Synchronous Learning - | Technology

The Definition Of Synchronous Learning - | Technology | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
What's the definition of synchronous learning? In short, synchronous learning occurs when students learn the same thing at the same time.
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Genius School’s Young Entrepreneur Academy | Launch

Genius School’s Young Entrepreneur Academy | Launch | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Prepare your children for a radically uncertain future. Give them the skills and entrepreneurial training to build their own fully functioning digital business within 4 weeks, where they can win up to $10,000 of investment funding and prizes, ensuring they create themselves a job for life.
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SAMR Model: A Framework to Help You Make The Best of Technology in Your Online Teaching

SAMR Model: A Framework to Help You Make The Best of Technology in Your Online Teaching | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education...
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School Libraries during Lockdown

School Libraries during Lockdown | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Read how school libraries are making a difference to students and teachers lives during COVID-19 lockdown....
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School reopenings: Why critical literacy skills are vital for Year 6 pupils

School reopenings: Why critical literacy skills are vital for Year 6 pupils | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
We need to give young people the skills to critical analysis what they read and hear about - now more than ever, says Victoria Baker from the Literacy Trust...
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Drones Will Drop Library Books So Kids in Virginia Can Keep Reading, Thanks to Librarian’s Bright Idea

Drones Will Drop Library Books So Kids in Virginia Can Keep Reading, Thanks to Librarian’s Bright Idea | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Students in Christiansburg, VA are going to be the first in the world to get library books via drone, after a librarian in lockdown gave Wing the idea.
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School Libraries During and Post COVID-19 webinar

Many school library staff have responded to the changes triggered by COVID-19. There has been a need for a rapid response to how services, resources and programs are delivered to meet the needs of students, staff and the school community at this critical time. We are all at different phases of response and recovery to the lockdown. Even so, it will be necessary to consider what is sustainable beyond COVID-19.

 

In this free digital broadcast, I will be joined by Holly Godfree, Lori Korodaj, Madison Dearnaley, Sarah Love, Belinda Cameron and Maggie McMahon. Together we will share and discuss ideas, experiences and strategies on the way school library personnel responded to the change. We will also explore how we need to think strategically about what happens in the next phase.

 

https://eduwebinar.com.au/webinar-archive/strategic-management/school-libraries-during-and-post-covid-19/

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School libraries fostering children's literacy and literature learning: mitigating the barriers - Merga - 2020 - Literacy

School libraries fostering children's literacy and literature learning: mitigating the barriers - Merga - 2020 - Literacy | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Abstract While qualified school librarians can have a positive influence on children's literacy attainment, very little consideration is given to the educative role of librarians in schools. Lack o...
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How to Overcome Classroom Isolation

How to Overcome Classroom Isolation | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
In today’s world, being a global citizen is more important than ever. Learn about some strategies on how to overcome classroom isolation with your students.
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Be the Heart of Your School Community: with Shana Ferguson

Be the Heart of Your School Community: with Shana Ferguson | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
The Librarian Influencer of the Week is a Washington teacher-librarian, Shana Ferguson. She transitioned from teaching high school English to working in the school library. She has worked in both elementary and high school libraries.
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Concept Mapping in Education: Teachers' Guide - Educator's Technology

Concept Mapping in Education: Teachers' Guide - Educator's Technology | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Concept mapping is a learning strategy that involves visualizing relations between concepts and ideas using graphical representations. It is a form of graphic organizer that consists of various circles or boxes (called nodes) each of which contain a concept and are all interlinked through linking phrases. The role of these linking phrases is "to identify the relationship between adjacent concepts" (McClellan and Broggy, 2009).

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How to Teach Students Peer Editing

How to Teach Students Peer Editing | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Teacherfy empowers educators with the best classroom ideas, advice, discuss teaching strategies, share resources, inspiration and laughs all year round with the funniest teacher humor, classroom ideas & inspiring thoughts.
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Helping Students Develop Digital Content Curation Skills

Helping Students Develop Digital Content Curation Skills | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This article dives into a model of Digital Content Curation that faculty can use to help students sharpen their digital literacy and research skills.

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On the importance of making a (reopening) plan — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

On the importance of making a (reopening) plan — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

It’s always been my personal philosophy, whenever possible, to walk into tricky situations with solutions. Before walking into an administrator’s office, I usually had a proposal in my pocket.

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Developing COVID Comeback Models for Fall 2020 - David Rosenberg

Developing COVID Comeback Models for Fall 2020 - David Rosenberg | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

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Emmanuel Gigante's curator insight, June 22, 12:51 PM

everyone has a plan for a Covid-19 Comeback. have you? how will you bounce back?

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How Brain Research Helped Retool Our School Schedule for Remote Learning | EdSurge News

How Brain Research Helped Retool Our School Schedule for Remote Learning | EdSurge News | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
In the fall of 2018 our school made a big shift. After twelve months of planning we launched a new daily schedule based on brain science and designed ...
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The Changing Role of the Elementary School Librarian | Knowledge Quest

A Librarian without a Library Recently, I’ve attended many meetings about the possibility of starting school in September with only digital learning. As an elementary librarian, my heart breaks when I think of my library sitting empty, the books and materials...
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Why Digital Information Literacy Skills Are More Critical Now Than Ever - ETS

Why Digital Information Literacy Skills Are More Critical Now Than Ever - ETS | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
While we're all working and learning online, it’s important understand the tools we can use to get things done and keep learning moving forward.
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With Innovation and Empathy, Remote Learning Becomes Accessible for All Students

With Innovation and Empathy, Remote Learning Becomes Accessible for All Students | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

"The COVID-19 outbreak disrupted daily life for virtually every educator, parent, and student in the U.S. It has disabled our education system, creating challenges to educational access, barriers to student academic progress and strains on teachers’ and students’ physical and emotional well-being."


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The New Library Learning

The New Library Learning | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
From Escape Rooms to Book Tastings, Mystery Skypes and Coding Ozobots, watch what happens in school libraries today.
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4 Practical Chrome Extensions for Student Researchers

4 Practical Chrome Extensions for Student Researchers | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Here Is A Good Library Tool for Students

Here Is A Good Library Tool for Students | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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