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Library learning spaces. An Experimental Classification Service. Enter an ISBN, OCLC#, UPC, or ISSN Standard Number: An ISBN is a unique number assigned to an item by its publisher.

an Experimental Classification Service

Each ISBN is a 10 or 13 digit number. Thirteen-digit ISBNs must begin with either 978 or 979. School Library Advocacy. NJASL School Libraries Video. Learning Facilitation. Library services facilitate learning and literacy.

Learning Facilitation

Well integrated library services delivered by talented library staff support schools' achievement goals. We have produced four videos showcasing excellence in school libraries and learning facilitation in New Zealand. School Libraries: Excellence in practice - Viscount Primary School School Libraries: Excellence in practice - Ormiston Senior College. Internet Librarian: Sensible Library Website Development. Sensible Library Website Development Amanda Etches Why do we have library websites?

Internet Librarian: Sensible Library Website Development

Teaching, posting things, a way to access resources and services, allowing access to the catalog and online resources, to help, etc. Amanda says that while we are all unique little snowflakes, we aren’t that unique in our motivations for having websites. Tutorials: Tutorial: Elements of good website design. If you've spent some time surfing the web you'll have noticed that it's easy to make an ugly website.

Tutorials: Tutorial: Elements of good website design

Luckily, it's just a case of learning to avoid those features that are guaranteed to make a site look amateurish. This tutorial is intended as a guide to the elements of good website design and building attractive Yola websites but also takes a look at broader issues surrounding good website design. It takes you through the paces of conceptualizing a site, structuring its flow, writing the copy, sourcing the photographs and visual material and finally putting it together with the Yola Sitebuilder.

By now you must have some idea of what it is that you wish to achieve by having a website. Whether it's to raise the online profile of your company, promote and sell your services or products on the web, or just jot down your daily ramblings on a page, the aim of your site should dictate the manner in which you approach the design and building of it. Steps to Becoming and Educator-Curator. When I recently presented a workshop on Digital Tools for Content Curation I spent very little time discussing how to go about actually becoming a curator.

Steps to Becoming and Educator-Curator

Being a hands-on, roll your sleeves up and get stuck in kinda session we went straight for the toys. However, I would highly recommend this excellent presentation on Educators as Curators from Corinne Weisgerber and Shannan Butler, St Edwards University in the US. Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards.

Literacy - Literacy. The Common Core State Standards require that all students be able to read and comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity as they progress through school so that they can independently read a range of texts.

Literacy - Literacy

We have worked with several schools via our Secondary Literacy Pilot to glean understandings about the challenges and realities of this work. Several of the resources that are available on this page have been co-developed with NYC teachers. Currently, we have made several resources on Text Complexity available. Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is here and teachers are trying to figure out how to best integrate it into their tried-and-true lessons. They’re struggling to integrate technology to best augment CCSS. They are in desperate need of classroom materials that they can trust.

Like a superhero, the U.S. JSD Comprehensive Balanced Literacy - Utah L. A. Core. ReadWorks.org. Welcome to Lit2Go ETC.

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Tools of the trade. Historical Thinking Interactive Poster! Inquiry learning & information literacy. In his comic ‘A Day at the Park,’ Kostas Kiriakakis tells the tale of two characters – the first a philosophical one-eyed winged alien creature, the second a toad-like pompous creature dressed as an English gentleman.

inquiry learning & information literacy

They share a park bench. One-Eye is a collector of questions, while Toad is a collector of answers. What does it mean to be a collector of questions? One-Eye says: I would never trade a question for an answer. Answers, as I see it, are useful to have around, but kind of boring too. MiddleWeb. Dear Subscribers: Our awesome new MiddleWeb site will launch in 30 days, featuring Gr. 4-8 resources, interviews, book reviews and guest posts.

MiddleWeb

Stay tuned! The Pineapple & the Hare: What Could Go Wrong? Lessons Worth Sharing. Teachers' Domain: Home. CAMS EAST LIBRARY - Lesson Plans, Grade 7. Rutgers RIOT - Research Information Online Tutorial. Top Tips for Tweeps – A step by step introduction to Twitter. You’ve read the ResourceLink blog’s previous posts on developing a Professional Learning Network using Social Media.

Top Tips for Tweeps – A step by step introduction to Twitter

You’ve seen the term PLN bandied around at conferences and online, and you’ve heard TV shows and radio stations asking you to add your comments via Twitter. You keep meaning to set up a Twitter account and see what the fuss is about, but it just seems far too overwhelming… Here is your answer! A step by step, no-fuss explanation of Twitter, how to set up an account and how to use it professionally to access the wealth of resources, information and connections that are literally just one click away once you build your network. If you’d like to learn more about the bigger picture of Professional Learning Networks, please feel free to view this presentation, Web-based Timeline Software. 10 Great Tips to Create Beautiful Slideshow Presentations.

The focus now has been shifted from just enabling teachers and students to use digital tools to create presentations to focusing on the quality of these presentations.

10 Great Tips to Create Beautiful Slideshow Presentations

Are they well structured ? Do they communicate clear messages ? Student Blogging - Challenges, better tools, and more! Student Blogs: Learning to Write in Digital Spaces  Student blogging is not a project, but a process. We are continuously striving to refine, improve and re-evaluate. As I am meeting with teachers individually, I can’t stress enough the importance of READING other blogs (professional, student, blogs about your hobby, blogs about other interests you have etc.). I am trying to filter and funnel quality blogs in education, their grade level and areas of interest to them as I come across them, so they can build a quality RSS Reader. BUT.. we need their help in having a basic understanding of blogs, its pedagogical uses, as a platform of a new writing genre (digital writing) and how our blogfolios fit into your curriculum and the BIG PICTURE of LEARNING. "In terms of young children developing as writers this is the most interesting development in the last 20 years." Pie Corbett.

Edublogs Teacher Challenges. Common Core Rubric Creation Tool. Bionics. Alternative Media. Google. How Does Google Work? EvalWizard_beta_1.1. Future-work-skills-2020. On teaching digital citizens. Google Docs for Learning. 21%20century%20skills%20full. Elementary Research Models. Plagiarism and Academic Integrity. :. Copyright Advisory Network.

What is Plagiarism? — Plagiarism.org. Fair Use - Beg, Borrow or Steal? How to See If Your Photos Are Being Used On Another Site. I’ve got a super quick and easy tutorial for you today. Digital Citizenship. Primary Bits and Bytes » Blog Archive » Feel-Good Friday. The Carnegie Cyber Academy - An Online Safety site and Games for Kids. Power to Learn - Internet Smarts - Interactive Case Studies. Interactive Case Studies Get Certified The Guide Online Resources What Parents Need to Know Explore important topics in Internet use at school or at home. These guided, multimedia activities allow you to examine issues affecting schoolwork, class papers, entertainment activities and online safety. Wireless Social Networking Digital Permanence Cyberbullying Misinformation Fair Use Privacy Music Downloading.

Google Earth In The Classroom. Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education. Margaret Gould Stewart: How YouTube thinks about copyright. Stalking in English Class. Infographs. New info-infographics from EasyBib & Turnitin. Citation Game Home Page: APA and MLA Citations. Welcome to the Citation Game! Here you will play an interactive game and learn how to correctly format APA or MLA citations for some of the most commonly used citation types. Thanks for choosing Tableau Public.

Your download should begin automatically, but if it doesn’t, click here. Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool. Now I See! - Infographics as content scaffold and creative, formative assessment. One Race, Every Medalist Ever - Interactive Graphic. Cyberbullying infographic. Graphs Infographics. A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods. Creating infographics. Learning with Infographs. The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet. By Dan Wilkerson / November 12, 2012 Social Media In June of this year, we published an infographic listing all of the sizing information for images on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. It was a wildly successful piece of content, totally blowing our expectations out of the water.

Unfortunately, while its popularity has flourished, nearly every social network instituted changes to their image sizes, rendering most of the information on the infographic out of date. Surging Seas: Sea level rise analysis by Climate Central. Climb every mountain: visualising the world's 50 most prominent peaks. Data scientist Robert Mundigi has created a multi-faceted visualisation of the world's 50 most prominent peaks. The interactive graphic, made using Tableau Public, features a clickable map of the summits, satellite images of each peak and figures for each mountain's prominence and overall elevation.

How hard do you work? Sortable Table: The Better Life Index. Massive Health. Behind a better life: interactive guide to the data. Turn autoplay off. Olympic Bodies: They Just Don't Make Them Like They Used To : Shots - Health Blog. Street art. iPad for Teaching & Learning. iPad Lessons. iPad Lessons. Edlib: qrcodes. Student Resources. Photo Generators. Digital Storytelling Tools. ISTE 2012 tools.

Photography Tips & Tutorials. Workshop: Create your own Book Video Preview. About Sound Infusion.

Student science resources

Weather. Oceans. The 1900 Storm - Galveston, Texas. NCES Kids' Zone Home Page. MinutePhysics. Project Noah. Mapping & Cartography. Mapping politics (and the politics of maps) Index.