Why school libraries are transforming into learning commons – Page 2 of 2 – eClassroom News

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School Libraries, Librarians Critical for Transition to Digital Learning, Says New Alliance Report

“In today’s digital world, the school library has evolved from a place to merely check out books to one that offers…

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"As the common area for digital resources and new technology, libraries are often the first place in the school to transition to twenty-first-century learning environments with high-speed internet connections, digital subscriptions, video capabilities, and even e-books, the report notes. Librarians are content specialists by training and are often the first educators in the school to master new technologies, creating opportunities for in-school professional development for teachers, team teaching, and opportunities to collaborate on lesson plans"

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Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant

Public school libraries have always served an admirable purpose in education. In an indirect way, K-12 libraries have given students support in learning endeavors and been a go-to spot for information…

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The importance of school libraries – recent art…

YA author Nicola Morgan has just published an impassioned case for libraries, especially school libraries. She explains why libraries are vital even in these days when ‘it’s all online’.

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How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

“Librarians may be a teacher’s best resource when it comes to implementing inquiry-based teaching strategies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and…

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What is Readability? | Scottish Book Trust

How are readability scores calculated? And can they really help you match a book to a child?

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So what are readability scores, and which one should you use? How are they calculated, and are they useful and reliable? Let’s take a look at a few examples.

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Libraries of the Future: Where Trends Are Taking K-12 Public School Libraries

Modern K-12 public libraries will offer intensely engaging learning environments to all students. How they will go about doing this is less certain but the principle trends are readily identified in v…

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