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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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Beyond books – the cultural life of libraries

Beyond books – the cultural life of libraries | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Quietly public libraries have been evolving from books to focus on what they can offer their communities, argues Lisa Dempster.
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What is Information Literacy? - Information Literacy: Guide for Students - Research Guides at Madison College (Madison Area Technical College)

What is Information Literacy? - Information Literacy: Guide for Students - Research Guides at Madison College (Madison Area Technical College) | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A student launch page for traditional, hybrid, or online classes. Definitions and clarifications about student research.
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‎The 10 Minute Teacher Podcast: How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer on

‎The 10 Minute Teacher Podcast: How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer on | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
‎While we have to finish well, those of us who are returning to another year as an educator have to look forward to plan.Today, media specialist Amanda Johnson talks about the massive success of some new sections she added to the library last summer and how she's going to improve her library even...
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Community Library and Age-Appropriate Material Selection

Community Library and Age-Appropriate Material Selection | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
In a community library like ours, we often think about what is age-appropriate given the full range of our patrons.This task requires several tools...
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Here Is A Good Resource for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship

Here Is A Good Resource for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship | 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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5 Easy Screen-Time Tips for Young Kids Video | Common Sense Media

5 Easy Screen-Time Tips for Young Kids Video | Common Sense Media | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Parent's Guide: watch Common Sense Media's 5 Easy Screen-Time Tips for Young Kids advice video to help you make informed decisions with your children.
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Kids & Family Reading Report Home

Kids & Family Reading Report Home | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
A LETTER FROM RICHARD ROBINSON Connecting kids with stories they love, in whatever format they prefer—from fiction to nonfiction, chapter books to graphic novels, physical books to digital books—has been Scholastic’s mission for nearly 100 years. And since my early days as a teacher, getting students to read more, and to read with understanding, has been a personal mission. Read more.   CEO, President, and Chairman of Scholastic Inc.
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Some Helpful Google Search Tips for Teachers and Students

Some Helpful Google Search Tips for Teachers and Students | 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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The Evolution of the Library – Canadian School Libraries Journal

The Evolution of the Library – Canadian School Libraries Journal | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Announcing the Canadian School Libraries Research Toolkit – Canadian School Libraries Journal

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Digital & Media Literacy | MediaSmarts

Digital & Media Literacy | MediaSmarts | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This section explores many aspects of digital and media literacy: from the basics, to how youth engage with different media, to issues they may encounter, the essays and educational games featured here help you become ‘media smart’.
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IFLA Library Map of the World

IFLA Library Map of the World | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
This content is optimized for screen-readers and is hidden from sighted users. The following are the results of the IFLA Survey summed by various geographies including worldwide, by continent/region, and by country. If a country is not listed here, that indicates that there was no data recorded for the country in question. The data starts with worldwide data, then continental/regional data in alphabetical orders, and, finally, country data in alphabetical order. Use the checkboxes below to select which library types you would like included in the data. Check as many as you like. No selection will be understood as "include all library types". Select your library types: National Libraries Academic Libraries Public Libraries Community Libraries School Libraries Other Libraries This is the end the screen-reader optimized content. Return to top.
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8 Things Every School Must Do To Prepare For The 4th Industrial Revolution

8 Things Every School Must Do To Prepare For The 4th Industrial Revolution | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
The time is now for educators, schools, government officials, and parents to determine how to alter education to best prepare our children and teenagers for the 4th Industrial Revolution job market.
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Getting Started with Design Thinking | Knowledge Quest

Getting Started with Design Thinking | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Introduction Last month, you may remember that a term that was discussed in my blog post about Ready To Code was design thinking. Design thinking is a problem-solving process. It includes five-steps: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test (Hasso Plattner...
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A Universe of Podcasts: A Summer Listening Guide for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students

A Universe of Podcasts: A Summer Listening Guide for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
New research offers compelling evidence that suggests we should make more use of podcasts, while a podcast search engine makes it easy. Here are three curated lists that dovetail with this year's summer reading theme.
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Information Literacy Skills and Knowledge Communication | Eduonwheels

Information Literacy Skills and Knowledge Communication | Eduonwheels | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Information Literacy Skills and Knowledge Communication Information literacy skills is a set of potentials and competencies of a person...
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School Library Connection | What Primarily Drives the Changes You Make in Your Library Program?

Libraries are in a constant state of change, responding to technology, education, and program trends.What primarily drives the changes you make in your school library program?
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Teachers Love How This Online Reading Platform Fosters Deeper Learning | EdSurge News

Teachers Love How This Online Reading Platform Fosters Deeper Learning | EdSurge News | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Like many educators, Christy Stanley wants her students to practice close reading and deep learning. But she is up against a far more seductive habit. ...
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10 Powerful Mindsets Students Need to Change the World

10 Powerful Mindsets Students Need to Change the World | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
What are the mindsets students need to create change on a worldwide scale if they truly want to? Explore these ones with us and think about how you can lead learners to build them in the best most lasting ways.
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Literacy: How do we get teens emotionally attached to books? | Tes News

Literacy: How do we get teens emotionally attached to books? | Tes News | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
​​​​​​​Primary school pupils are ‘shaming’ older siblings when it comes to reading for pleasure, says Gordon Cairns...
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Libraries Are a Vital Educational Technology Resource | Education World

Libraries Are a Vital Educational Technology Resource | Education World | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
How libraries have served as technology hubs, and continue to innovate by providing learning tools that promote 21st century skills.
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Looking for Media Literacy Lessons? Check Out These Resources | Knowledge Quest

Looking for Media Literacy Lessons? Check Out These Resources | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Media literacy is the ability to read, question, synthesize, and produce mass communication. Where do you get your news? How do you know it’s valid? What is your process for checking relevancy? Everyone should consider these questions as they consume...
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School Library Programs to Build Student Knowledge | Knowledge Quest

School Library Programs to Build Student Knowledge | Knowledge Quest | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
My two-year-old son knows his colors. He loves to point to objects in books and outside and shout out the color. He enjoys showing what he knows! He likes to learn new things. Somewhere along the way to adulthood, that...
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Study: Information literacy can combat 'fake news'

Study: Information literacy can combat 'fake news' | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
It's not difficult to verify whether a new piece of information is accurate; however, most people don't take that step before sharing it on social media, regardless of age, social class or gender, a new Ohio University study ...
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