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BCTLA: Publications and Downloads. Download "The Points of Inquiry" Posters Elementary Resources Middle/Junior Secondary Resources Secondary Resources With thanks to teacher-librarians Michele Farquharson (Vancouver), Julie Robinson (West Vancouver), Lynn Turner (Terrace) working with Heather Daly (Library and Information Coordinator, Coquitlam; President, BCTLA) and Moira Ekdahl (Teacher-Librarian Mentor, Vancouver; Liaison Chair, BCTLA). Adapted, with permission, from article by Barbara Stripling, Director, NYC School Libraries: “Using Inquiry to Explode Myths about Learning and Libraries” in CSLA JOURNAL ( 28:1. Fall 2004. 15-17). Share-Celebrate-Advocate. BCTLA is excited to offer large pdf's to promote the event.

Report your participation in DEAR and follow @bctla_dear on Twitter Browse our photostream on Flickr BC Library Month logos: small (jpg) | medium (jpg) | large (pdf) Choose from the following selection of files: these posters are print ready. Position Statements... PSA Reports and Minutes... LATEST Read now... OLA Super Conference 2015 | By the Brooks: Anita Brooks Kirkland.

Session 803F: Leading Learning to Transform School Libraries Anita Brooks Kirkland, Consultant, Libraries & LearningJeanne Conte, Instructional Coordinator & Education Librarian, Peel DSBCarol Koechlin, Education Consultant, Writer & Presenter New standards from the Canadian Library Association provide a flexible framework to guide the transformation of Canada’s school libraries. Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada focuses on capacity building, and provides structure for implementing OSLA’s Together for Learning. In this session we collaborate to explore practical strategies to create future-oriented hubs of learning, innovation, and knowledge creation in the school library learning commons. Minds On Leading Learning “The standards focus on key concepts to be implemented to drive best teaching and learning through the Library Learning Commons.” - Leading Learning (2014) Taking a Closer Look (View presentation in Google) The Big Think.

By the Brooks: Anita Brooks Kirkland | Consultant, Libraries & Learning. Welcome. Treasure Mountain Canada (TMC) is a school library research retreat patterned on the Treasure Mountain Retreats developed by Dr. David V. Loertscher and colleagues in 1989 in the United States. Researchers, writers, leading thinkers and practitioners come together every 2nd year to highlight, analyse, debate and study current research and scholarly authorship to promote continuous improvement in school librarianship in Canada.

Previous Retreats: Papers from the previous TMC retreats are posted at Information flyer for the TMC3 in Victoria which took place in conjunction with the 69th Annual Canadian Library Association Conference. Please note that there will be a "Taste of Treasure Mountain" session at the OLA Super Conference 2015. CCPALO | Site web du comité consultatif de programme d'achats de logiciel de l'Ontario. CCBC Teacher's Book Bank. There » Marie Louise Fitzpatrick. Told in questions that perfectly capture both the uncertainty and surprising determination of children, this is a book about growing up, and a young girl who ponders what might or might not lie in store for her.

Both provocative and gently reassuring, it is illustrated with luminous paintings of sweeping landscapes and glorious panoramas of sea and sky. Winner of the Bisto Book of the Year 2010 and the Bisto Illustration Honour Award An Eric Carle Museum Best Picture Books of 2009 choice Reviews: ‘Readers of all ages will appreciate this layered tale and feel the poignancy of her decision to cease her questioning and live in the moment.’ Starred review, Publishers Weekly ‘Thought-provoking and comforting, this selection leaves room for high-minded existential interpretation but still has an innocence that is childlike and accessible as it addresses the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up.’

Kirkus Reviews There is a book for rumination, a rare permission to ask the unanswerable questions. TDSBLibrary on Pinterest. Search operators - Search Help. You can use symbols or words in your search to make your search results more precise. Google Search usually ignores punctuation that isn’t part of a search operator. Don’t put spaces between the symbol or word and your search term. A search for will work, but site: won’t. Search social media Put @ in front of a word to search social media. For example: @twitter. Search for a price Put $ in front of a number.

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Search for a specific site Put "site:" in front of a site or domain. Search for related sites Put "related:" in front of a web address you already know. Share this: Human Library Toolkit. What is a Human Library? A Human Library is a way for people to reach out and connect with individuals in their community that they might not normally engage with. Visitors to a library have an opportunity during a planned event to borrow Human Books and to engage in conversation with the books. Human Libraries promote tolerance, celebrate differences and encourage understanding of people who come from varied cultural or lifestyle backgrounds.

What is a Human Book? What is a Reader? Documents that may assist you as an Organizer Human Library Recruitment IdeasEvent ProposalCreate a Timeline (Sample)Register with the Human Library OrganizationPreparing Event FacilitiesMedia ReleaseHuman library @ your school Documents that may assist your Human Books Help us find Human Books!

Download the official Human Library graphics Web Graphics Print Graphics #1 Print Graphics #2 The purpose of this toolkit is to assist organizers in planning their own events. Committee Members. OSLA Information Studies: Kindergarten - Grade 12.

Books Procedures/200 Educational Programs and Materials/Procedure 211 Investigating Inquiries about Suitability of All Student Learning Material.pdf. Reading initiatives. Copyright & Fair Use | Regional Educational Television Network. Creativity is essential for civilizations to thrive, and protecting the rights of creators provides a safer environment for developing and expressing new ideas.

Copyright laws allow you to create freely and know that your work is automatically protected, from the moment it is created, against unauthorized use. [Learn more at the Library of Congress or download and read the Copyright Basics PDF link below.] The simplest way to know it is okay to use someone's work is to ask them for permission. However, there are times when you may use someone else's work without seeking their permission. Sometimes creators want to allow other creative people like you to use their work without having to seek their permission. Creative Commons Search:Search for photos, videos and music that have Creative Commons Licenses. Jamendo Music:Use the advanced search feature to find music using Creative Commons licenses. Creative Commons Licenses:Learn about the variety of Creative Commons licenses available.

Social bookmarking site for schools. Allow students to learn, gather & share resources with classmates. On Your Own. On Your Own ON YOUR OWN | Stage 1 | Stage 2 | Stage 3 | Stage 4 Please contact Aretta Blue (Information Technology Learning Coordinator for Libraries) for any inquiries, reporting of broken links, or additional suggestions for this resource at: TDSB Library Research Guides. New to the Role of Teacher-Librarian by Kim Salierno on Prezi. Thedaringlibrarian - Web_2_Oh_Tools.

Sometimes the best gadgets are online! FREE (or cheap) sites that make your life more interesting, or provide a service that is just so cool you gotta share it. These are those sites. The Web 2.0 Tools site below has even MORE cool thingsi just had to share them with you! NOTE: Hi! You may want to bookmark this page now because you may get distracted and or loose your way with these cool links! Gadget-A-Go-Go: the Companion Site for Hardware, Gadgets & Toys. This subject got to be too big i had to do a page for each product.... to get to those pray, dear reader, click below Click below to get the full gallery of Tech Savvy Comic Tutorials! At the METC_CSD Web 2.0 Tools Smackdown when Gina Hartman said "Because of Dropbox I don't care if my laptop crashes"-- I realized THIS WAS BIG!

Dropbox allows you store your files online, easily share files with others, and sync your documents with multiple computers and mobile devices. Spell with Flickr- Spell out any word using images from Flickr. The Daring Librarian. TL Virtual Cafe - home. Home - SpartanIndex. Teacher-Librarians. Here's a MEGALIST for my fellow media specialists/teacher-librarians. It's taken a while to gather all the information and I will continue to add to this page. Currently there are close to 185 sites listed. There is SO MUCH information out there! Please feel free to add your suggestions! - Library Media Center Management- covers policy manuals, management, patrons with disabilities, volunteers, ideas for new school librarians, library promotion and advocacy; long list BLOGS (Teacher-Librarians, Media Specialists) Bibomatic- for books only; enter the ISBN number of a book for the citation CiteBite- link directly to specific quotes on web pages CiteFast- covers MLA, APA, Chicago and newspaper, magazine, web site, journal, book EasyBib*- also now has an iPhone app where you can scan the ISBN number on a book GoBiblio- free bibliography and citation generatorKnightCite- enter the information in the blank fields and your citation is generated; covers MLA, APA, Chicago Mr.

What is Plagiarism? Events. TLNing - A community for teacher-librarians and other educators. Slic 27-3 Brooks-Kirkland. Learning in the library goes beyond accessing resources. We support students as they sort through ideas and share their learning. The virtual library commons should connect students to the tools that they need to see their way through the research process. From sources for copyright-friendly images and music files to avatar-makers, the virtual library can bring together a toolbox for learning. Bring It In, Don’t Send Them Out A big shift is happening in how we can build access to web resources. Providing Context The virtual library learning commons puts this diverse array of resources, tools and strategies into the ethical context of academic honesty and good digital citizenship. Fostering Learning So far we’ve talked about the information flow from the library to the student.

Instructional Alignment Over the past few years, I have seen many great examples of teachers and teacher-librarians using interactive web technologies to extend the classroom online. Just in Time Learning Be the Hub. Me to We. The Critical Thinking Consortium - Home. Bctla/pub/documents/Points of Inquiry/IntermediateCollabPlanning.pdf. Bctla/pub/documents/Points of Inquiry/PrimaryCollabPlanning.pdf. The Learning Commons. Re:Sound - Home. SOCAN | music. people. connected. Publications/Lists/Publications/Attachments/291/Copyright_Matters.pdf. Helping Fake Readers Become Proficient Life-Long Readers. Cris Tovani has been widely acclaimed for her work with students and teachers in the area of reading comprehension.

Author of the best-selling I Read It, but I Don’t Get It, Tovani chatted with Education World about how her own checkered reading past motivates and inspires her efforts to help students build real meaning from their reading and become life-long readers. Included: Tovani’s thoughts about fake reading and how to prevent it, how teachers’ can share their reading passions, and teaching reading in this age of accountability. I Read It, but I Don't Get It, by Cris Tovani, has been widely acclaimed by middle- and high-school teachers for its honesty and practicality. Tovani is an accomplished teacher and staff developer who writes with humor about the challenges of working with students at all achievement levels.

Cris Tovani: Soon after I Read It, but I Don't Get It was published people started confiding in me that they did similar things. I was a good decoder. TemplateVLC. BSS Virtual Library. Search: OLA Live. Welcome. "Think it. Do it. " Metro Toronto Convention Centre January 28 - 31, 2015 Share your knowledge, research, expertise, and ideas! Creativity is an idea that resonates with many of us. We’re imagining our libraries as creative spaces, and we are engaged in creative thinking to make that shift. But as David Usher put it - 5% of creativity is inspiration and 95% is hard work. This year’s theme focuses on creativity, the creative process, and the hard work that that implies! Submit your Super Conference session proposal now - deadline Friday May 16, 2014. Conference Structure We're very excited to announce that the 2015 conference will undergo a few changes - the most important being that the conference will officially start earlier on the Wednesday and the Saturday will be used primarily as a post-conference option.

Bagfullofbooks - Gr 6 - Flight & Space. Library Coordinator. The birds who flew beyond time - Book Overview. Blue Spruce™ Nominees. Homepage | MeeGenius. Taking time for Music in our lives! How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions. Together for Learning. Together for Learning.