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How to Find Free Books for Your School or Classroom Library


Building a school or classroom library can be difficult, especially if your school’s funding is low. If you’re wondering how to get free books for your classroom, check out these eight educational programs. How to Apply : Sign up for an account, then visit the Book Bank to see what is currently available. Lisa Libraries.

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E-Books and Online Libraries in Modern College Education

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E-Books and Online Libraries in Modern College Education One of the most significant archives of human knowledge and learning’s quiet companions, libraries have made an undeniable impact. Libraries have always been a trusted educational sidekick since people started learning stuff. We wouldn’t be where we are without them.

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What Brings Gen Z to the Library?


But they still like print, and they still like to go to the library, according to a survey of Gen Z and Millennial public library use and media consumption released by the American Library Association last fall. They also did ethnographic research at two Ohio public library branches. They might be coming in for coffee.

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How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

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How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs. For Laura Fleming, library media specialist at New Milford High School in New Jersey, a library makerspace is a unique learning environment that encourages tinkering, play and open-ended exploration for all. Incorporate STEM Trends into Your Library Makerspace.

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How to Design Learning Spaces in Libraries

The CoolCatTeacher

Carolyn Foote on episode 578 of the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Many schools are reimagining the learning spaces that some call libraries or media centers. Challenge Have conversations at your school about the learning space relating to your library or media center.

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Tech Tip #67: How to Add Accents and more

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As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. A: You can go through the symbols library, but there’s an easier way. Each week, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Can you help?

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How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, media specialist Amanda Johnson talks about the massive success of some new sections she added to the library last summer and how she’s going to improve her library even more this summer. Scroll down for some super cool pics of her library) SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging.

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