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SLRI Libraries Without Walls - Google Slides. Friend-Spiration: Connecting with Your PLN - Slides & Notes. Friend-Spiration: Connecting with Your PLN - Presentation. Iowa Association of School Librarians April 2016 - Google Slides. Libraries Without Walls - Google Slides. Tech featured or used to create this presentation - Google Sheets.

Google Slides - create and edit presentations online, for free. 2015-2016 NCHS Research Continuum. Learning. Follett BryteWave K-12 Edition Follett BryteWave K-12 Edition by Follett NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE COLLEGE VERSION OF BryteWave.

Learning

THIS IS DESIGNED FOR K-12 SCHOOLS. More than just pages on a screen – Follett eBooks are dynamic teaching tools that enhance learning, both in the library and the classroom. Enjoy easy and instant access... Participate Learning - Keynote references & tools. New Canaan High School library website, New Canaan, CT USA. Libraries Without Walls - Google Slides. Research and the CCSS.pdf. 11th-Graders Will Avoid Controversial Smarter Balanced Test. HARTFORD — The state's 11th-graders will be taking the SAT instead of the controversial Smarter Balanced Assessment test starting in the coming school year, Gov.

11th-Graders Will Avoid Controversial Smarter Balanced Test

Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education approved a waiver request that Malloy submitted "to reduce the amount of standardized testing required for public high school students. " The SAT will be used in lieu of the Smarter Balanced test, and will be free for all Connecticut students, Malloy said. "Beyond the benefits of reducing duplicative testing, the move has an added benefit of leveling the playing field by ensuring those who otherwise might not be able to afford the SAT — the costs for which typically run more than $50 — will not be precluded from taking the exam, which is often requisite for admission to higher education institutions," the governor said in a statement.

The federal education department also approved a new program to allow the state to rate schools 1-5 based on their performance. Flow Chart Maker & Online Diagram Software. Michelle Luhtala: At A Glance. Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world. Nearpod: Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. Make Your Images Interactive. Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom (9780989151108): Sylvia Libow Martinez, Gary S. Stager: Books. Diana Laufenberg. World Read Aloud Day at New Canaan High School. Sherry Turkle: Connected, but alone? My Interactive Image. QR Code Generator. Iowa Association of School Librarians April 2016 - Google Slides.

Financial Woes Plague Common-Core Rollout. Common Core Under Attack. As you read this, at least five of the 45 states that signed on to adopt the new Common Core State Standards have opted not to offer the online assessments designed to measure student outcomes against the standards.

Common Core Under Attack

Over the summer, a number of other states threw up their hands and said they can't afford the assessment price tag. And in two bellwether states—Indiana and Florida—­legislators are getting an earful from grassroots critics who see Common Core as a federal takeover of state education policy. Some have even dubbed it "Obamacore. " Why all the fuss now, two years after most states signed on to align with the national math and ELA standards? And how many more states can drop out before the "common" is lost from Common Core? There's still a year to go before the standards and assessment officially roll out. To close observers, it's no surprise that the debate over Common Core's mission is heating up, given the odd alliances that have formed. For some, it may be too late. Financial Woes Plague Common-Core Rollout.

School Library. Effective school library programs and professionally trained teacher librarians play an essential role in the instructional program of each school and student achievement.

School Library

In 2006, a requirement that each school district in Iowa employ a qualified teacher librarian and have in place an articulated, sequential K-12 library program, became a part of 281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.3(12). 21st Century Teacher Librarian The role of the teacher librarian in Iowa schools is evolving to meet 21st century learning needs and to integrate technological tools to enhance instruction and support multiple literacies. In 2013, a task force was created to articulate a vision for the roles the 21st century school librarian must embrace to ensure that every Iowa student develops the skills needed for future success.

Highly Effective School Library Program. The Highly Effective School Library Program provides lifelong learning opportunities while supporting all schools as they strive to improve student achievement and prepare students for 21st century success.

Highly Effective School Library Program

The Highly Effective School Library Program also recognizes outstanding school librarians and library programs. We award the selected school librarian(s) and his or her principal with a banner and certificate annually at a Colorado State Board of Education meeting. Highly Effective Recognition The" Highly Effective School Library" Program consists of several components: access to an Evaluation Tool, a Professional Development component, and the Recognition Award. Transform Your School Library. School Libraries Transform Learning. This new digital magazine produced by AASL in partnership with American Libraries, is designed to be shared with parents, colleagues, administration, and policymakers.

School Libraries Transform Learning

Available electronically or as a PDF download, this tool can open the door to discussions on the multiple ways school libraries transform learning. Articles "I'm an Expert" School Librarians Transform Learning Reimagining Advocacy for School Libraries "Do Kids Even Use the Library Anymore? " Creating Coalitions Building Advocacy before a Crisis Extras Give printed copies to your stakeholders during your conversations!

AASL Infographic FINAL.