10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era

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How can a school library support an increasingly digital education? Learn about these 10 changes to keep up with the digital transition.

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

All based on collected data in your specific location and then adapting1 As stated in the article: “Do you see what these 10 changes spell? USERS ADAPT,” concluded Luhtala. “And that’s what today’s library is all about: adapting.”

See on www.eschoolnews.com

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How PD can make real change – IPAD 4 SCHOOLS

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“I have been Head of Department in my current school for just one year and a number of my teachers have highlighted recently how far they’ve come in just one year. I thought I’d share my approach to providing PD and why it might be that it seems to work (well, some of it)”

 

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Good insight into the basic limitations of Mass PD.

See on ipad4schools.org

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Jackie French: Schools are failing to teach children to read

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Teaching children how to read is increasingly being outsourced to well-meaning volunteers rather than qualified professionals, according to leading author Jackie French.

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Support for Teacher Librarians is the emphasis by the end of the article.

See on www.smh.com.au

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Celebrate Australia Day!

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Each year, when school returns we are immediately plunged into Australia Day celebrations – and at such a busy time of the year!

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

An example of how a press release by specialist support staff (egTLs) can help teachers locate and select digital learning objects.

See on resourcelinkbce.wordpress.com

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How to participate in a Twitter Chat

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Get the most out of your twitter chat experience with these easy tips.

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Rapid-fire way to expand you PLN – I’ll give it a go this year!

See on plpnetwork.com

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The Adventures of Library Girl: Keeping Your Library Collection Smelling F.R.E.S.H!

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See on www.librarygirl.net

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Understanding E-Textbooks – it’s not Elementary!

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Many  schools are currently wrestling with the concept of e-textbooks. The traditional textbook provided a simple interface to support student learning; the e-textbook creates numerous complexities.

Carey Leahy‘s insight:

Like most change – there will be challenges and advantages, and progress can be bumpy.  Baby steps required!

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