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The Feedback-Friendly Classroom by Deborah McCallum

The Feedback-Friendly Classroom by Deborah McCallumMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThere are so many hidden gems in this unassuming book. McCallum uses gentle …

The Big List of Board Games that Inspire Mathematical Thinking

17 Beautiful Indigenous Comic Books and Video Games For Kids | Learning

If you know where to look, there has been a noticeable reclamation for Indigenous storytellers. Notably, it's visible through technology and modern …

#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 …

Collection Development - Professionaltips

Collection Policies -- Sample collection development policies<p>Selection -- Includes tools and references for selecting in specific areas<p>General …

NEW Leading Learning Exemplars, Winter 2018

<b>By Carol Koechlin & Judith Sykes, Leading Learning Committee Co-Chairs</b><p>Introducing the CSL Leading Learning / L’Apprentissage en tête Committee<p>The …

School Administration

From School Library to Learning Commons: The Calgary Catholic School District Transition

<b>By Kathy Conroy</b><p>School libraries across Alberta are busy shifting into learning common environments. In 2015, Alberta Education introduced a policy …

Pedagogy

Feedback in the Library Learning Commons

<b>By Deborah McCallum</b><p>Providing feedback can feel like a very big and daunting task. This is especially true in the Library Learning Commons, where the …

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Canadian Copyright Law News - Copyrightlaws.com: Copyright courses and education in plain English

This Canadian copyright law news article is updated on a regular basis. Bookmark this article and return frequently for updates on court cases, the …

Math + Literacy: A Match Made in Heaven

By Colleen Uscianowski and Herbert P. Ginsburg, Columbia Teachers College<p>Young children learn about shapes, numbers, and measurement as they play …

Mathematics

All Sorts of Mitten Math, Interactive Math Activities for Math Fun

Olivia Trevino’s preschool class at Marsh Elementary School took advantage of all the winter weather to explore picture books about mittens. <i>The …

Mathematics

Content Curation: A necessary skill for today’s learners

Curation is the “ability to find, to filter, to evaluate, to annotate, to choose which sources are valuable” (Valenza, Boyer , Curtis, 2014). In our …

Education Technology

The Feedback-Friendly Classroom

How do you create a Feedback-Friendly culture with your learners? Join the Book Club for the month of January, 2018, starting January 9 online at …

Education Technology

The Challenge That's Bigger Than Fake News

Since the November 2016 presidential election, coverage of “fake news” has been everywhere. It’s hard to turn on the TV without hearing the term. …

Journalism

Beautiful Free Images & Pictures

Beautiful, free images and photos that you can download and use for any project. Better than any royalty free or stock photos.

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Identify & Explore Multicultural Picture Books

Our Mission/Vision<p>To diversify and balance bookshelves everywhere, that all our children can find themselves reflected and celebrated in libraries, …

Multiculturalism

Smiles of Bibliophiles: Celebrating Books and Reading

International Literacy Day, a global observance promoted by the United Nations to underscore the importance of literacy to empower individuals, …

Open by default?

Research data and publications, learning and teaching materials and software are all increasingly 'open', but what does this really mean, and where …

#elearnlib

Welcome to the <b>eLearning in Libraries Symposium</b> where we bring together library folks from different sectors who are interested in online learning in …

9 Canadian young adult books we are excited to read

Here's a collection of nine YA books to look forward to in fall 2017.<p><b>Ride or Die by Wanda Lauren Taylor</b><p>Wanda Lauren Taylor's novel Ride or Die is …

20 works of Canadian nonfiction to watch for this fall

These 20 books explore various cultural and political touchstones that make up our collective Canadian identity, which is why we're excited to read …

Dewey's Amazing Race Stations

Station 1, 000: Scan QR code to learn basic facts about the Generalities section of Dewey.<p>Activity: World Record Stack! Based on the Book of World …