A must read for anyone in a school library from The Unquiet Librarian

If we view weeding as  more than just the removal of materials and instead conceptualize it as a process of inquiry and discovery,  we can then begin to peel back layers and explore policies, philosophies, and other forces that have shaped not just the collection but the culture of learning and literacy practices in both the school and the library – The Unquiet Librarian

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Want to make emailing easy and quick? Here’s a Gmail cheat sheet that promises fast email sending and it delivers, too!

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Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant – The Huffington Post

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Content Curation Visualized

Posted: November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

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What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense and introduce “others” to the *content curation* conundrum

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There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.

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Michele Cairns‘s insight:

Great resources for teachers and students. Canadian Content

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Using Evernote for Research

Posted: November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

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My students are currently working on two projects: a digital story and a research essay. Both of these assignments require ample amounts of research using a variety of sources – books, academic jou…

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Picture this: two students are applying for admission to the same college. On paper, both applicants are identical. Both students have the same grade point average, SAT scores, class rank, glowing …

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MOOC, gamification, digital storytelling, blended learning all new buzzwords we have been hearing in education over the past 2 years. Here is cheat sheet (infograph) to briefly explain these buzzwords.

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