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United for Libraries to designate Lawrence Library a Literary Landmark in honor of Barbara Cooney

PEPPERELL, Mass. – United for Libraries, in partnership with the Lawrence Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of Lawrence Library, will …

Libraries

25 Things You Didn’t Know Google Slides Could Do

Pinterest<p>I talk about the wonders of Google Slides CONSTANTLY and frequently refer to it as the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. It can do all kinds of …

Education Technology

Stock Images for Students: How to Find and Use

How To Find Free Stock Images for Students<p>Stock photography has a bit of a tarnished reputation. This is due mostly to the ways it's often misused. …

Cheap Thrills: Maker Projects that Won’t Break Your Budget

Clockwise from top left: Through a Michigan Makers partnership, coordinated by Kristin Fontichiaro, an elementary student repurposes junk materials …

Lester Public Library

Holiday Selections @ LPL<p>posted by Jeff<p>----------------------------------------------------------------------<p>Santa's Saturday Visit<p>Some photos from …

Choosing Kindness Online | Tips & Tools

“ ‘Shall we make a new rule of life…always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?’…Kinder than is necessary. Because it isn’t enough to be …

A Special Collection For The New AASL National School Library Standards

I couldn't be more excited to be part of the AASL Conference in Phoenix this week. There is learning, teaching, sharing, collaborating, creating and …

Why do teachers need school librarians? 5 questions to ask yourself.

How often have you walked past your school library and never given a second thought to the person who works in that room? Or you notice that there …

#IndigenousReads by Indigenous Writers: A Children’s Reading List

Only 1% of the children’s books published in the U.S. in 2016 featured Indigenous characters, and even fewer (1/4 of the 1% = 8 books total) were …

Books

How a better library can change a child's life

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> In 1999, Rebecca Constantino began doing a study at schools across Los Angeles.<p>She had just completed a Ph.D. in language, literacy and learning, and she was analyzing children's access to books in affluent and low-income communities.<p>One day, she saw something that stopped her …

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Book Walk<p>CCPRN recently incorporated a 'Book Walk' into our pre-summer picnics. So what exactly is a book walk? A book walk is a way to encourage …

Big leap for school libraries

Steven Yates has a message for would-be school librarians. “If you’re coming to this because you like to read and you want to manage a collection of …

Education Technology

Librarian Blogroll

Publishers Weekly - August 21, 2017 - 1

Publishers Weekly is the international news platform of book publishing and bookselling. Founded in 1872 and published continuously since then, the …

Book Publishing

What are literacy skills?

Literacy skills help students gain knowledge through reading as well as using media and technology. These skills also help students create knowledge …

Education Technology

I taught my 5th-graders how to spot fake news. Now they won’t stop fact-checking me.

It’s more important than ever to teach kids how to read news critically.<p>It was a fall day in 2014, and my classroom was full of excitement. My students had transformed themselves into historical figures for a living history project. I was going to broadcast it online so other schools could watch …

Teaching

StoryWalk

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p><b> <br>What is StoryWalk?</b><br>StoryWalk® is a literacy and physical activity tool that engages community members in reading …

Habitats

顔が大きくなる箱の作りかた

We will explain how to make the box that was displayed at Maker Faire Tokyo & Ars Electronica on this page.<br>This is not the only way how to do it. …

Maker Faire

4 Library Skills Videos To Use As You Kick Off The Year!

As school starts, we are looking for ways to welcome our students to the library and I have four videos that will help you do just that! They are the …

Ms. Kochel's Book Blog

As I begin my 20th year in a school library, I find myself more excited about my job than ever and the possibilities for students to take charge of …

SCDOT launches website, plan for rebuilding roads

NEWS RELEASE - (NEWS RELEASE) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced the launch of a website for its 10-Year Plan to …

10 MORE digital bell-ringer activities to kickstart class (Part 2)

We have a golden window of time at the beginning of any class. For these first five or ten minutes of class (OK, probably more the five than the …

6 PowerPoint Alternatives for Presentations

<i>Are you looking for powerpoint alternatives for presentations?</i><p>PowerPoint has become the default software when it comes to digital presentations. …

Education Technology

30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students

I’m always excited when I’m using Padlet. Is it the interface, the way everything is designed, its purpose or the fact that I’m organizing things …

Dexter Britain - Seeing The Future

Album Description<p>TAGGED AS:<p>tracks to sync<p>» LOG IN TO TAG<p>GENRES:<p><b>Classical</b>• <b><br>Electronic</b>• <b><br>Soundtrack</b><p>Length:<b>00:35:00</b><p><b>For full information on how you can use</b> …

Bit Rate

FutureForward - Library Digital Sign In

Over 100 Ideas For Using Buncee In The Library and Classroom!

I love seeing how others use digital tools and apps in the library and classroom. It gives us ideas and inspires us on how we are going to use these …

How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects

In recent years, libraries have broadened their scope of offerings to the local community to involve more making activities like 3-D printing and …