Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 TOPIC: "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library: Protecting Patrons and Staff From a Rare But Catastrophic Event." You will first need to be a member of Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht is tomorrow.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Personalized Learning at Its Best

Wisewire

Back in 2003, personalizing meant curating a library of individual lessons, developing a diagnostic assessment, and handwriting personalized pathways for each of my students. Original Article Source: [link].

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

Esports in schools can transport these kids from the solitary world of digital gaming into the common space of the school computer lab or library commons. A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Esports are here to stay.

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A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Laura had returned to New Milford this past September and is literally constructing a modern day Library Media Center. Within a few minutes of us arriving students flooded the Library, a space for conversation, research, learning and inventing. Shortly after, Eric Sheninger, (@NMHS_Principal), greeted us in the library and took us on a tour of the building. Albrecht (2003) borrows two terms from physics - Entropy and Syntropy. New York: Amacon, 2003.

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Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips

MSEDTechie

Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas. Creating an online virtual experience for your students is easy with these great tools. Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery.

A charter school faces the ugly history of school choice in the Deep South

The Hechinger Report

ohnson, a Little Rock native, came to the Arkansas side of the Delta in 2003 with Teach For America. Library class is one of Clarksdale Collegiate’s core programs. In the school’s first year, every child had library every day.

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New Jersey’s Hespe Overturns District Expansion Referendum

K-12 Schools - Education News

This exceptional decision was made after the state had overruled a voter referendum for expansion three times since 2003 and fifteen years after the first functional capacity point had been reached in the district. (Photo: Star-Ledger).

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

Angie Perez and some of her classmates are studying together in a covered plaza that connects a classroom building with the law library at St. The St. Thomas University School of Law. Like many other institutions, the university has expanded its graduate enrollment.

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"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Makerspace Starter Kit

The Daring Librarian

Here's an example of an EARLY (2003) video production called Bookfellas, featuring some Guy Ritchie-esque film direction techniques. Kids can come in during lunch or when they've finished their work to explore, craft, and create in the Library Media Center.

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How School Districts Are Shaping the Edtech They Use

eSpark

Matt Akin was a visionary early adopter of classroom technology when he deployed iPads throughout his district in 2003, long before edtech was the norm. Leaders at Elizabeth Forward have weighed in on White House summits, transformed libraries into makerspaces, and organized trips to local museums, tech companies, and universities. At eSpark Learning, we want to reimagine classrooms so that they’re student-centered, allowing students to succeed in school and in life.

Resources for Insight and Strategic Thinking

SpeechTechie

particularly supporting the use of a combined rehearsal and visualization strategy for following directions (Gill, Klecan-Aker, Roberts, & Fredenburg, 2003) and have been using these strategies in therapy. 2003).

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, Georgia State has raised its graduation rates by 23 percentage points, which adds up to more than $60 million. The ID records included when students entered classroom buildings, returned to the dorm at night, checked out library books or bought a coffee.

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

The key mission is to provide a professional learning community where librarians can leverage technology knowledge and expertise to improve school library programs, increase access to information, and foster strong teaching and learning environments in a connected world. link] (2003).

Undents, volvelles, and Didymus the Brazen-Gutted: notes on Ann M. Blair’s _Too Much to Know_

Bryan Alexander

This 2003 issue of the Journal of the History of Ideas offers splendid articles on this topic, including one by Blair. Florilegia also helped provide texts when libraries were small and scarce (35). This is a delightful and very useful book, but only for certain groups of people.

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content. A StoryCorps mobile recording booth in front of the New Jersey State Library. New Jersey State Library).

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

On Friday I was looking pensively at my boxed sets of the Living Books CD-ROM collection in my school library. Not any of our iBooks, MacBook Pros, eMacs (2003), or brand spanking new iMacs. Brøderbund''s Living Books Are Back for the iPad & iPhone Thanks to Wanderful Books !

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

E-rate is the name commonly used to describe the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, established as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The legislation also ordered telecom companies to provide their services to all public schools and libraries at discounted rates – from 20% to 90% off depending on the services provided and number of students receiving free and reduced school lunches.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association, 27, 65-67. Health Informatics and Libraries Journal, 24(1), 2-23.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association 27, 65-67. 2003).

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How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years

MindShift

release, it found a place on the list of most challenged books compiled by the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. The series had a steady presence on this list and even topped it at times, through 2003.

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How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. Good Bye Lenin! ” (2003, Germany, directed by Wolfgang Becker)—Black comedy with a semi-romantic storyline that is easily the best teaching device for explaining the Cold War in Europe and the fall of the Berlin Wall. A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

6) (Note: Most of these tasks could authentically be taught in our libraries during the natural course of any inquiry project.). Triangulate: Try to verify the information in multiple sources, including traditional media and library databases.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Prerna Girls School began providing a low-cost option that has served over 5,000 girls from impoverished families. Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert. Photo: Kim Palmer for The Hechinger Report.

CyArk: digitally preserving and sharing our vulnerable heritage

NeverEndingSearch

Founded in 2003, CyArk (for cyber archive), is an international nonprofit dedicated to enhancing accessibility to and digitally preserving heritage sites for future generations. The mission: to create a free, 3D online library of the world’s cultural heritage sites before they are lost to natural disasters, destroyed by human aggression or ravaged by the passage of time. We’re losing the sites and the stories faster than we can physically preserve them. Ben Kacyra.

Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

Edsurge

And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. We don’t actually have a great library of the next thing to give them. In the education technology business, Larry Berger is considered—if not the smartest guy in the room, then certainly one of the wiser ones. With more than 20 years in the industry, Larry has seen the ups and downs, twists and turns.

Refugees can choose a separate high school in this Kentucky town

The Hechinger Report

The two schools share the gym, cafeteria and library. “It’s as a refugee from Cameroon in 2003. Faris (center) and Rana Nakhal recently arrived from Syria. They say it’s helpful to speak with Zaid Ali, right, a refugee from Iraq. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. BOWLING GREEN, Ky.

A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society

Hack Education

Your heirs will not inherit your digital reading library. Your heirs will not inherit your digital music library. But Bush made this phrase – “ownership society,” – a cornerstone of his policies circa 2003–4 as he cut taxes. Maha Bali has written a blog post asking why we talk about “a domain of one’s own” and “reclaim your domain” since people never really own their domains. They merely rent them, she points out.

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Rebecca Black, Justin Bieber, & Zombies

The Daring Librarian

Time to beg, cajole, tease, torture (audibly), and plead to get our Library Media materials back. Some of my kids might not return a book because they LOVE it and they can''t buy it to keep for their personal libraries. It''s that time of year again!

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Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Since it’s launch in 2003 it’s become the foundational tool that recruiters all “have to have” to be able to do their jobs. Stack Overflow – Primarily a developer community, this site also has a job board, company profiles and a CV library.