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Literature in digital environments: Changes and emerging trends in Australian school libraries

Igniting a passion for reading and research is core business for school libraries, inevitably placing the library at the centre of the 21st century reading and learning experience. It is in this context that digital literature creates some challenging questions for teachers and librarians in …

Libraries

Ebooks in the school library | Selecting resources for your collection | Collections and resources | School libraries | Services to Schools

Publishers, not ebook suppliers, decide on a licensing model for the titles they make available for libraries to buy and lend. A licence has several …

12 Ways to Create Flipped Classroom Lesson Content: No 7 - Blendspace

We’re back with No. 7 in our 12 part series sharing different approaches to creating flipped or blended lesson content.<p>So far in this series, we’ve …

Ten Questions You Should Ask Before You Flip Your Classroom

<i>This is a a guest post by Jon Bergmann, pioneer in the Flipped Class Movement.</i><p>As the school year starts, many teachers are wanting to implement …

Education Technology

Getting Started with Blended Learning Videos

“There’s just not enough time in class with students!” It’s a common faculty complaint, and when students are provided quality course materials they …

Education Technology

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

But successful flipping has one big catch -- if it's going to work, the at-home learning absolutely must happen. <i>And teachers have zero control over</i> …

10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom

<b>10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom</b><p>by <b>Kelly Walsh</b>, emergingedtech.com<p>What have you heard about the flipped classroom? That it’s just …

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 6125<p>Make any video your lesson<p>45<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p><i>React with Emoji</i><p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - …

Set of Flipped Classroom Tools & Tips for Educators

Flipped learning is one of the modern pedagogy to facilitate the new teaching and learning needs.Read more...

Education Technology

Learning Module: eBooks in the Elementary Classroom: Benefits of eBooks

Library Journal

Didn’t find what you were looking for? First, try this.<p>If you typed the URL directly, please make sure the spelling is correct.<p>If you clicked on a …

9 Benefits of e-Books That Make Them Valuable Classroom Technology

As interactive learning continues to grow your school wireless network should be capable of handling every type of mobile device in the classroom.

Education Technology

The Revenge of Print

Readers committed to physical books can give a sigh of relief, as new figures reveal that ebook sales are falling while sales of paper books are …

School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Books

Debate over the pros and cons of implementing e-books into schools continues to be robust in publishing and educational circles. But most observers …

What eBooks Mean for School Libraries: Part 1

<i>Is your school library ready to go digital? School librarian and blogger</i> <i>Cathy Jo Nelson</i> <i>discusses how her high school library— along with parents,</i> …

Ebooks and School Libraries

In their efforts to implement ebooks, school libraries face a set of challenges that differ from those confronting their public and academic …

Ebooks for School Libraries

Libraries

Middle school boys who are reluctant readers value reading more after using e-readers

Study finds e-readers have opposite effect on middle school girls who struggle with reading<p>Middle school boys rated reading more valuable as an …

Post an eBook from an iPad to Your Class Blog

In this 3.5 minute screencast, digital learning consultant Wesley Fryer demonstrates how to use the $4 iPad application “eBook Creator” to export an …

Libraries set out to own their ebooks

Douglas County Libraries, in Colorado, is trying something new: buying eBooks directly from publishers and hosting them on its own platform. That …

Call to 'move libraries into 21st century' sparks ebook lending review

The government is preparing to announce a review into ebook lending following calls from the opposition to move libraries "into the 21st century".<p>Although some of the UK's library authorities do offer ebook lending, many do not, and many publishers have been wary of making their digital titles …

Connections - SCIS

Connections is a quarterly school library magazine published by SCIS. Read current and previous issues to keep up to date with the latest in school …

School Libraries

School Libraries Struggle with E-Book Loans

Even though there's keen interest on the part of library patrons to check out e-books, making a move to digital loans is not going to be easy. That's …

Youngsters prefer paper books over e-reader devices: Study

A recent study of 997 children with access to e-reader devices showed that they tend to underutilise the e-readers for reading purposes, even when …

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