The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. Still, it’s likely you’ve wanted to read a classic novel at least at some point in your life. About From Library to iCentre Connecting learners with skills, tools and information In order for students to connect with the skills, tools and information they require for learning, they need a physical space where they can go to work, access help, locate resources and experiment with new media. Learners also require a digital space that allows them to access resources and support in an environment which is on-line and available anywhere at any time. Qualified and supportive staff and first rate resources also need to be made available to students to support their academic success and preparation for life in the 21st Century.
The Construction Zone Skip to content The Construction Zone Occasional thoughts about education and 'who is in charge of the learning' Subscribe List of Posts 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. 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.
NSTA News Even though much has been written about cooperative learning in recent years, busy high school teachers contending with heavy curricular and teaching demands might not know much about the instructional method. Equipped with only a partial understanding of cooperative learning, some teachers may view it as a series of forced artificial constructs while others may view it as simply separating students into groups for an activity. Cooperative learning definition
Interactive Literacy Mrs B's Interactive Literacy Mrs B, the students and staff of My School, in My Town, Australia, welcome you to our literature-based reading and language site. Click here to enter Resources - IASCE - Cooperative Learning Manchester, England 2002 Conference Presentations and Papers. Conference theme: Cooperative Learning and Responsible Citizenship in the 21st Century Plenary presentations: Other Organizations IAIE: International Association for Intercultural Education Co-sponsors of the 2008 Torino, Italy Conference.
literacy There are some full papers relating to literacy and information literacy already available, that will be presented at the IFLA conference next month: - MUSEMBURI, Darlington and NHENDO, Collen (2016) “Information literacy for all”: Interfacing academic and public librarians in developing a legal information literate society in Zimbabwe. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration. Booked Inn - Shoestring makeovers Booked Inn Heroic adventures in teacher-librarianship Shoestring makeovers From the end of Term 4 2008 until Term 4 2009, I “renovated” the old, portable school library at my school – on a shoestring budget. How long was this shoestring? Who knew – but it was certainly fun finding out.