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Ten facts about K-12 students’ technology use. 6.

Ten facts about K-12 students’ technology use

Students would like to be able to text their teachers for help. Thirty percent of students say that being able to text their teacher during class (and getting a personalized response) would help them be more successful in science. 7. First Day As A Teacher: How To Introduce Yourself To the Class - eTeachersHub. Almost all new ESL teachers start their career without having received any clear instruction on what to do during the first day in the school as well as never having seen a first day in the school as an ESL teacher.

First Day As A Teacher: How To Introduce Yourself To the Class - eTeachersHub

The first class is the most important day for you as a teacher. Harry Wong, in his priceless “The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher “states that there is only one first day and what you do will determine your failure or success for the whole year. This is the only chance to create good first impression of you, because you only have seven seconds to form a positive impression. Dr. The Power Of Positive Greeting. Differentiatedinstructionstrategieskit.pdf. Top 50 School Library Blogs. One look at the titles of blogs narrated by school librarians reveals the evolution of a profession within an institution that is at a pivotal point.

Top 50 School Library Blogs

Charged with the vital duty of promoting digital literacy, today’s librarians are daring, unquiet, sassy and definitely e-literate. This list features the top school library blogs ordered by website popularity metrics and social media engagement including the number of websites that link to a blog and number of followers on Twitter. We commend these school librarians for taking the time to share their ideas, experiences, and advice with the school library community.

Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog. NeverEndingSearch — @joycevalenza by Joyce Valenza. Learning. happens. here. — The MHMS Daring School Library Blog. The Daring Librarian. Mighty Little Librarian. Bring Your Own Device, Dog, & Deconstruction of Literature. The Ed Tech Roundup - Home. The Best K-12 Education Technology Blogs. If it takes a village to raise a child, how many people does it take to train an educator?

The Best K-12 Education Technology Blogs

It’s hard to say, but 50 helping hands seems like a good place to start. In the spirit of community, collaboration and information sharing, EdTech: Focus on K–12 has rounded up 50 ed-tech blogs that we deem must-reads for the K–12 community. We launched our first Must-Read IT list last year to great response so we hope that you all enjoy this year's batch of blogs as well. These blogs are a mix of voices and include blogs authored by teachers, administrators and technology vendors.

They share real-world classroom experiences, offer inspiration and distribute valuable best practices. Purely Paperless. Saving Socrates. 11 EdTech Bloggers To Follow in 2014. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. iLearn Technology.

Professional Learning NetworkJulie H. West - My Blog. Top 50 School Technology Blogs. AASL (@aasl) Tweets en rapport avec le hashtag #frit7234 sur Twitter. SchoolLibraryJournal (@sljournal) Amer. Library Assn. (@ALALibrary) School Library News (@K12LibrarianRGV) Tweets en rapport avec le hashtag #ConnectedEDU sur Twitter.

Ben Rimes (@techsavvyed) Brad Wilson (@dreambition) Ron Houtman (@ronhoutman) NWC Instruct Tech (@NWC_Technology) Instructional Tech (@pisdtech) Supporting the Whole Child on Pinterest. Thinglink EDU Examples on Pinterest. Pinterest. Library Lessons, School Libraries and Mid… Library Displays, Book Displays and… Blended Learning, Technology Integ… The librarian interview podcast. AliEpisode36. ALIEp37. ALIEp39. This Week in Libraries. Games in Libraries. Libraries Can Be Loud: Karen Lauritsen at TEDxUCLA. The library of the future. Little free library: Todd Bol at TEDxFargo. Podcasting 101 for K–12 Librarians. FEATURE Podcasting 101 for K–12 Librarians by Esther Kreider Eash Our 21st-century school librarians can lead the way with innovative programming, new resources, and creative instruction.

Podcasting 101 for K–12 Librarians

Viewcontent. Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance. There is no doubt that finding the time to integrate technology is an overwhelming task for anyone.

Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

Throughout the course of a day, teachers find themselves pulled in many directions. However, technology is already integrated in nearly everything we do and nearly every job our students will encounter. So how do educators find an ideal balance for learning about and eventually integrating technology? It begins with a focus followed by good instructional design -- but ultimately, a healthy balance. Classroom Technology Resource Guide. Technology has grown over the past decade in ways that many people could not begin to picture.

Classroom Technology Resource Guide

It has become such an integral part of home and business life that teachers need to begin to implement technology in their classrooms in order to help students be prepared for the changing job market. Technology can be used to allow students to move forward at their own pace and can help make the material more accessible to all students. The types of technology used will vary depending on the age of the students and the subject matter being taught. Preschool TEC Center: This website is dedicated to giving early childhood educators resources and ideas to use technology effectively in the classroom. What Every New Media Specialist Needs to Know.

These 10 tips can help your career get off to a great start Illustration by Steve Wacksman It’s not easy being a media specialist, especially if you’re new to the profession or you’ve switched schools and you’re suddenly the new kid on the block.

What Every New Media Specialist Needs to Know

Let’s face it, many administrators and teachers don’t understand what we do. The Role of the School Library Media Specialist in the 21st Century. ERIC Digest. ERIC Identifier: ED446769 Publication Date: 2000-11-00 Author: Lowe, Carrie A.

The Role of the School Library Media Specialist in the 21st Century. ERIC Digest.

Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology Syracuse NY. In 1988, the American Library Association published its monograph about school library media standards, Information Power. This publication, along with its follow-up published in 1998, provide an extremely helpful road map to guide educators into the next century. Today's Media and Knowledge Specialists. A New Breed of Librarian Not your grandma's librarian...

As workstations replace dust-covered shelves in your district libraries, a new breed of librarian—the library media specialist (LMS)—has become an essential part of a school’s faculty. These are the people who will integrate the digital world into today’s classroom and throughout the curriculum. Specially trained and knowledgeable in the use of information technology, library media specialists have become one of the most important instructional partners, working with teachers and administrators to change what is possible in the classroom. “Library media specialists empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information,” says Sara Kelly Johns, president of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), one of the 11 divisions of the Chicago-based American Library Association.

SLMR_InstructionalRole_V11.pdf. Learning about the Job. AASL_Learning_Standards_2007.pdf. Authenticity. Information fluency model. Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves knowing how digital information is different from print information; having the skills to use specialized tools for finding digital information; and developing the dispositions needed in the digital information environment.

As teachers and librarians develop these skills and teach them to students, students will become better equipped to achieve their information needs. FAQDIF mapped to Common Core State Standards Common Core State Standards mapped to DIF (pdf) Work Place Training - Copyright Issues. Work Place Training Copyright Issues There are a number of different copyright issues in today’s world of easy access to images and information. Many insert copyrighted material into presentations, training material or web pages without realizing it, using the internet as a giant information resource.

Others knowingly use copyrighted material, erroneously believing that it’s okay to use the material as long as they are not making a profit from it or that it is okay so long as no more than a certain amount is used. If any work, electronic or “real world,” can be seen, touched or heard and was created with some spark of originality, it is probably copyrighted. While copyright laws limit how protected works can be used, they also make allowances to ensure that protected works may be legally used for many purposes, even without the permission of the owner of the copyright.

The company you work for may have a policy on copyright infringement. Copyright infringement can be expensive. Setting Up a Library: A Resource Guide. "How do I set up a library? " is a question the American Library Association receives from people in a wide range of situations. In some cases, the need is to organize a large personal or office collection; in others it is to set up a library where there is, at the beginning, only the desire to have library service where there is none, such as in a village where a Peace Corps volunteer is working.

This fact sheet will provide an overview of resources common to all types of libraries, along with some references for some specific situations. As libraries do tend to grow, it is best to utilize sound library management practices from the outset insofar as possible. Tips from a Librarian - Understanding How the Card Catalogue Can Help You Organize Your Photos. How to Make a Podcast. School Library Services / Common Core FAQ. Copyright training. How to use the Card Catalog. Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW), Program for Cooperative Cataloging, Library of Congress. Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW) provides information professionals training resources related to the organization and classification of bibliographic information. Learn more about the history of the CLW RDA: Resource Description & Access Training Materials Training resources in various formats, available free of charge. View ALL freely available RDA: Resource Description & Access training materials Workshop Course Materials.

Internet Catalogue. SLR_PreparingTeachersLibrarianstoCollaborate_V16.pdf. Writing School Library Web Pages. Resources for School Librarians - Index. Articles. Library Journal — Library News, Reviews, and Views. The official research journal of the Young Adult Library Services Association. The Real Deal: Teen Characters with Autism in YA Novels.

Rachel Applegate, Ph.D., Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis Annette Goldsmith, Ph.D., Lecturer, Information School, University of Washington. You Are What You Read: Young Adult Literacy and Identity in Rural America. Kim E. Becnel, College of Education, Leadership and Educational Studies. Information Today, Inc. - Computers in Libraries Magazine. Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries.

Journal of Educational Technology & Society. 3D Virtual Worlds are being used for education and training purposes in a cross-disciplinary way. BOOKSTOREAD.COM. CITE Journal. The CITE Journal is an online, peer-reviewed journal, established and jointly sponsored by five professional associations (AMTE, ASTE, NCSS-CUFA, CEE, and SITE). This is the only joint venture of this kind in the field of teacher education. Each professional association has sole responsibility for editorial review of articles in its discipline: