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  1. PRIMO; Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online

    PRIMO, a committee of the ACRL Instruction Section, promotes and shares peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments. The PRIMO Committee hope ...

    admin - 04/03/2014 - 09:01 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  2. Revitalizing Research—GO! Ask, Act, Achieve

      Cultivating college-ready research skills in students and meeting the CCSS can be challenging for educators. Likewise, most students find big research projects daunting. GO! Ask, Act, Achieve—INFOhio's new CCSS-aligned website—guides middle and hig ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:29 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. CCSS Crusaders: Empowering Educators to Teach Research in Lower Grades

      This session is perfect for school librarians who are looking for ways to increase their knowledge of research, technology, and the CCSS. Partcipants learn ways to get students excited about using the research process, synthesizing their learning and sh ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. How Did Pluto Get Demoted? Transliterate Reading and Writing Push Students to Analytic Opinions

      This session is designed to help educators learn to incorporate transliteracy into the way they teach. How can students begin to analyze resources more deeply as they work to understand some of the really big questions about our fast-changing knowledge ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:26 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Social Media—Can Your Library Trust Them?

      School librarians’ use of social media can raise a school library's profile and attract the attention of young readers but is the effort worthwhile? Underneath their social coolness, sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Skype, and book blogs have ...

    admin - 03/21/2014 - 16:03 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. An Original Minecraft Game in Six Weeks

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By T. J. Szafranski Valerie Hill’s students can make a polished puppet show in minutes with an iPad app. When they’re finished, they say “Now what?” In the past, students might have spent an entire day making the actual pup ...

    bgoldberg - 01/25/2014 - 16:08 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Unconference: Take Two

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By T. J. Szafranski My first ALA Midwinter began the same way my first Annual began: in a dimly lit conference room for an unconference. Unconference is a participant-guided experience that aims to reinvent the informal, un ...

    bgoldberg - 01/25/2014 - 14:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. PLA Literacy On-Demand Webinars

    Creating a Digital Media Lab at Your Library Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age: Apps and E-Books in Storytime Every Child Ready to Read Sneak Peek Webinar – FREE Make Way for Makerspaces in the Library Partners in Literacy: How Schools and Pub ...

    SHOFMANN - 03/17/2014 - 13:05 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  9. Wanted: Information Literacy Skills in a World of Google & Wikipedia

      Two years ago, it was estimated that over 500,000,000 GB of data is created online every 48 hours. To put that into perspective, it is the same amount of information we created from the dawn of civilization until 2003. Undoubtedly, this is a mind-bendin ...

    JHABLEY - 02/27/2014 - 09:20 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. AASL Conference Draws Authors and Crowds

    LBORMAN's blog The Scoop By Laurie D. Borman The 16th American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National Conference and Exhibition in Hartford, Connecticut, drew 3,000 school librarians, administrators, and exhibitors over its four-day run, fr ...

    LBORMAN - 11/19/2013 - 17:03 - American Libraries Magazine

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