Monthly Archives: January 2015

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?

Source: www.scottishbooktrust.com

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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885 schools get mobile libraries

All nine provinces of South Africa now offer a mobile library service to schools without libraries of their own, and the substantial operating costs of this service have been trimmed, thanks to Bridgestone’s ongoing tyre sponsorship of the fleet.

Source: citizen.co.za

Great initiative! 

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A library without a librarian…is a room

Why we need school libraries? http://t.co/WbBJauBTjL http://t.co/6EkPmSaZkx

Source: kimyeo.global2.vic.edu.au

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