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Standards for Students. Langston Chapel Elementary wins $11,500 from U.S. Apple Association. Photo: Bulloch County Schools Langston Chapel Elementary won $11,500 from the United States Apple Association which will bring 18 new iPads to classrooms and provide for a playground makeover at the school.

Langston Chapel Elementary wins $11,500 from U.S. Apple Association

Langston Chapel teachers Katie Jasionowski and Melanie Kirby entered their to win while posting pictures of themselves enjoying apples, and were chosen as finalists as votes were cast on social media. The two used cheese and sausage from contest’s co-sponsors Kind Health Snacks, Johnsonville, Roth and Marzetti to jazz up their photos. From Bulloch County Schools: “Apples for Education: Buy an Apple, Help a Student,” sponsored by the United States Apple Association and four apple-pairing food brands, encouraged schools to promote eating healthier with apples and to submit project proposals.

Epic! - Read Amazing Children's Books - Unlimited Library Including Flat Stanley, Scaredy Squirrel, Batman, and Many Others. A Free Reading Resource for the Classroom Early Readers, Chapter Books, Non-Fiction, Read-to-Me Audio, and More.

Epic! - Read Amazing Children's Books - Unlimited Library Including Flat Stanley, Scaredy Squirrel, Batman, and Many Others

School Library Design. School Library Design Planning. A revised manifesto. Tell me, what do you teach? Magazine Archive. 3h YALSA has announced Kayla Marie Figard as its 2016 Emerging Leader.

Magazine Archive

Figard will receive funding to attend the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston and 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando. Figard is a teen services community program specialist at the Belmont (Calif.) Library. Toolkit for Promoting School Library Programs. Preface Every one of us knows the important role that advocacy plays in the world.

Toolkit for Promoting School Library Programs

The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens. Secrets of the Remix Mash-up YouTube Generation By SLJ on October 22, 2015 5 Comments Tuesday, November 17th, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PTKnow your Memes, tropes, and teach it YouTube style!

The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens

What’s our future – school libraries and librarians. It disturbs me that we are not seriously thinking about the future of school libraries.

What’s our future – school libraries and librarians

This statement will receive incensed objections; teacher librarians are, after all, talking about changes in what we do and how we do it at conferences and in their own libraries. We talk about some of these changes in my own school library – delivering ebooks, providing transferable skills such as critical literacies to our students, delivering online resources. Well shoot me down if I upset you but I still think we’re not getting it. Strategic Planning - Future School Libraries. Home. Copyright And Fair Use 2009.

Cb copyright. Copyright for Kids. Copyright Alliance Foundation. The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons – The Edublogger. What do you ThingLink? GaETC 2015 - Google Slides. Presentations - Ed Tech Speed Dating from The Big Guy in a Bow Tie. Personalize Learning with 175 Free Apps #GAETC15. 175+ Apps to Personalize Learning Applications (apps) are everywhere, whether for a cellphone, tablet, or other device.

Personalize Learning with 175 Free Apps #GAETC15

I’ve compiled this list of over 175 free apps for education arranged by category. I personally use many of these apps in my classroom. This list includes web, iOS, and Android apps and a few extensions and add-ons too. A brief description of what each app can do is provided for most of the apps. Presentations. Library Media Connection. Position Statement on Flexible Scheduling. The library program is fully integrated into the educational program so that students, teachers, and school librarians become partners in learning.

Position Statement on Flexible Scheduling

This integration strengthens the teaching for learning process to insure students are active learners who guide and continually assess their learning process. Open access to a quality school library program is essential for students to develop the vital skills necessary to analyze, evaluate, interpret, and communicate information and ideas in a variety of formats. Inquiry skills are taught and learned within the context of the curriculum and may occur in the classroom, the library, or at home with 24/7 accessibility to a wide range of resources, technologies, and services. Learning Standards & Common Core State Standards Crosswalk. Skip to main content ALA User Menu Search form A Division of the American Library Association.

Learning Standards & Program Guidelines. Review and Revision For the first time in decades AASL will be using a multi-layered survey, data, and research approach to revise and rewrite its learning standards and program guidelines for your profession.

Learning Standards & Program Guidelines

To ensure the standards meet the needs of the entire community it is critical that we hear from you! Visit the FAQ section for more information on how you can get involved. Overview | Project Plan Milestones | Frequently Asked Questions. Copyright Advisory Office Home. Ethical Issues. ALA's Position Statement on the Confidentiality of Library Records The ethical responsibilities of librarians, as well as statues in most states and the District of Columbia, protect the privacy of library users.

Ethical Issues

This statement outlines the beliefs of the American Library Association on the issue of patron confidentiality. American Library Association Code of Ethics The ALA Code of Ethics are the principles that guide the work of librarians, other professionals providing information services, library trustees, and library support staffs. The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens. Education Week American Education News Site of Record. Childrens Books. Greenwich Public Schools: IB Virtual Resources. What To Expect From Libraries in the 21st Century: Pam Sandlian Smith at TEDxMileHigh.

Copyright on Campus. Library to Learning Commons - Saanich School District (No. 63) School Libraries Matter: The Changing Role of the School Librarian. Libraries past - libraries future. Mike Eisenberg Vodcast #4—The Role of the Teacher-Librarian and the School Library Program. How to make books fly off your shelves! - Elementary Librarian. Get More Parent Volunteers in the Library - Elementary Librarian. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Show Notes Laurie's emails: L.lawver40 (at) llawver (at) The Importance of Weeding with Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly - Elementary Librarian. Book Reviews, Bestselling Books & Publishing Business News.

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here. The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here. Email with questions. Augmented Reality in the School Library - Elementary Librarian. Let's Get Busy podcast. Adventures in YA Episode 001: We Love YA - Adventures In YA. Podcast (adventureyapodcast): Play in new window | Download.

We try to protect children by banning books who discuss topics that are reality! #frit7332 #bannedbooks@ncte. Melanie Brooke Kirby (@MelanieBKirby) Pinterest. Melanie Brooke Kirby (@MelanieBKirby) A novel approach to assessment. Tips to Build Relationships with Students in the First 5 Minutes. Great blog post on Growth Mind Set by #frit7234 student @wooten_ne #edtech #edchat #tlchat. 8 Tools that Make Citations a Breeze #EdTech #tlchat #frit7234. Why No One Reads Your Classroom Newsletter. Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Five Ways to Use Memes to Connect With Students. Students love funny memes. Goodreads Blog. The Top 100 Young Adult Books of All Time Posted by Jade on September 10, 2015 It's September and to get you in the book-loving, back-to-school mood, we've gone through thousands of Young Adult books to come up with this list of the Top 100 YA Books of all time.

These aren't books that your teachers told you to read. Teacher-Librarians. The Daring Librarian. -the teacher librarian in the 21st century. The Periodic Table of Epic Reads. We’re about to blind you with some science. Okay, that is a total lie.