Copyright Laws for Teachers: Educational CyberPlayGround™ CITE - the Educational CyberPlayGround, Inc. AS YOUR SOURCE. ( ISTC 301/501 Resources ) Definition of Copyright: "The legal right granted to an author, a composer, a playwright, a publisher, or a distributor to exclusive publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work. Music used in the K12 classroom
Teachers Have Sensory Needs Too Being an Avoider does not stop at childhood. These sensory processing patterns tend to stay with us throughout life. Hopefully the more we understand our sensory selves, the more we can develop strategies to help us navigate through life. Having grown up in a large family, I am used to a significant amount of auditory chaos. I can generally tolerate a noisy working environment. This suits me in my current job as I work with students in a variety of natural environments: classrooms, loud cafeterias, boisterous playgrounds and gyms with poor acoustics.
FLR - TITLEWAVE Login Mark of the Dragonfly Fans of The City of Ember will love The Mark of the Dragonfly, an adventure story set in a dangerous and magical world. Since her father’s death in a factory in the Dragonfly territories, thirteen-year-old Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands. 5 Things Every School Library Website Should Have I ran across this article the other day outlining the 5 "essentials" that every school website should have. Naturally, it got me thinking about my own library's web presence. I'm one of those nerdy people who actually really loves tinkering with web design. Don't get me wrong, I'm no code writer, but given a little time and a few tools, I can make, if nothing else, a huge mess good effort. Additionally, I probably spend more time than I should poking around other school library websites too - just trolling for inspiration and such.
Your library online: web presence Your school library's presence in the school’s online learning environment is vital. It should be as welcoming, engaging and informative as the physical library. This in turn supports collaborative learning and inquiry. Contents Your school library's online presenceSchool library web presence: role and purposeDeveloping your school library homepageGuidelines on how to set up your school library webpageExamples of school library homepages Teacher Librarian The June 2012 issue of Teacher Librarian has several featured articles of great interest and use: Find Where You Fit in the Common Core, or The Time I Forgot about Librarians and Reading Rebecca Morris addresses the importance of reading in the Common Core Standards and in the role of teacher librarians, even as we become instructional technology leaders. In turn, she addresses the role to be played in CCSS by teacher librarians. This is a useful guide for all teacher librarians. The Common Core State Standards and Text CompLexity: What Librarians Need to Know . . . and Do Elfrieda H. Hiebert provides fascinating and important insight into the recognition of text complexity by the Common Core State Standards.
ideas about information Edit: Despite my clarifications, people are still misinterpreting my original post as a proposed ‘solution’ to the problem of the Library degree, so I’ve rewritten this to stop that happening. To embark upon a Library Masters in 2014 is a huge undertaking. Assuming you do it part-time, whilst working to support yourself, you’ll spend between ten and eighteen thousand pounds over two years, along with, at a conservative estimate, 1500 hours of your time. The question is, does the Library degree really represent the best use of this investment? What if you were to spend the same amount of time and money on a self-structured curriculum of study, events, conferences, training, and building an online portfolio, whilst continuing to work in an information role. Would you not emerge as a more rounded, knowledgeable, and relevant information professional?
Trelease Brochures on Reading "Do you have a free handout about reading that we can give to parents?" o many teachers and administrators asked Jim Trelease that question, one of his first retirement projects was to create a series of such free handouts. Based on his books, lectures, and films, the tri-fold double-sided brochures are aimed at parents, teachers, librarians—even future teachers and parents.
Google Tutorials This page contains tutorials for using Google tools. The tutorials that I've created you are welcome to use in your own blog, website, or professional development session. Before using the tutorials created by others, please contact their creators. Google Docs for Teachers 2012 Google for Teachers Google for Teachers II - Google Earth Across the Curriculum -