Why personalized learning should start in school libraries

eSchool News

With personalization a growing initiative in schools, the library may not be the first thing educators think of as a resource. How Libraries are Personalized Learning Hotspots. Libraries can track unique student data. Libraries can help close learning gaps.

Library 2.0 Sponsored Webinar - "Student Engagement Through Library-led Gamification" with Tasha Squires

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Library 2.0 Presents: "Student Engagement Through Library-led Gamification" With: Tasha Squires Learning Resource Center Teacher at O’Neill Middle School Library Date + Time: Wednesday, August 17th 10am EST for one hour (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.)

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Library 2.017 Makerspaces Special Pre-Conference Webinar - Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL"

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As a special bonus for registering (free) for the Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference , you also can attend live and/or watch the recording of a special 90-minute live Webinar with the folks from Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL."

Makerspaces Online Conference WEDNESDAY - Special Pre-Conference Webinar TUESDAY "STEAM and Making at the Fayetteville Free Library"

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We hope you will consider registering (free) for the third and final of our Library 2.017 mini-conferences this year. And we'll send you a bonus "Library Makerspaces" Resource Pack. Please also join the Library 2.0 Please register as a member of the Library 2.0

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

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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

Library 2.0 Webinar - Richard Hulser on "Negotiations and Partnerships with Information Content and Services Providers"

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We''re excited to announce the Library 2.0 Webinar Series , a year-round discussion about the future of libraries. He has over 35 years of experience in library and information management. The series is brought to you by the organizing team of the annual Library 2.0

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

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We're excited to announce our third Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Makerspaces," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 11th, 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

Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education Speakers - New Library 2.0 Webinars - Starting to Homeschool Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Details to join the webinar at [link].

What Libraries Offer the Maker Movement

Educator Innovator

At the Millvale Community Library in Pennsylvania, toddlers and kids gather weekly to work on creative projects. On those days the library morphs into a “makerspace,” overflowing with sewing supplies, circuitry, yarn, and electronics. For many, the library sites have become refuges.

Library 2.0 Sponsored Webinar - "Success for Struggling Readers: New Strategies Using eBooks" with Ann Fondren + Sarah Downing

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Library 2.0 In this session a middle school librarian and former division library coordinator will share strategies for implementing eBooks to assist struggling readers. She was named Rappahannock Regional School Library of the Year for 2016.

edWeb’s Emerging Tech Hosts 50th Webinar

edWeb.net

edWeb’s Emerging Tech community hosts 50th webinar thanks to Follett’s ongoing support. The 50th webinar Google Apps for Education had 1,475 registrations, 540 live attendees, and over 640 views so far. The next webinar will be held on Wednesday, Sept.

Library 2.017 Mini-Conference: DIGITAL LITERACY & FAKE NEWS

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We're excited to announce 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). Please also join the Library 2.0

5 tips for creating a makerspace for less than the cost of an iPad

eSchool News

Today, our library makerspace has developed into a 21st century learning laboratory, with funding from grants and through the generosity of individuals and organizations that support our DonorsChoose projects. You don’t need power tools and 3D printers to start a makerspace.

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Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

MindShift

New Canaan High School librarian Michelle Luhtala recently jumped headfirst into creating a makerspace in her library and documented what she learned, how her space changed and how it affected students along the way. Luhtala is blessed with a big library, but for most of her career it has been dominated by large bookshelves. The New Canaan Library tries to create different spaces throughout the library where students can work quietly, in collaboration, or on innovative projects.

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

Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

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The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," is coming up soon! The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research.

How School Libraries Can Help Personalize Learning

edWeb.net

With personalization becoming a growing initiative in schools, the library is a valuable asset for personalizing instruction around student needs. Michelle and Jackie discussed how the library can personalize instruction through assessing, reading, learning, and making.

Making your School Something Special Webinar

EdTechTeam

Webinar Chat Archive Rushton Hurley has been a Japanese language teacher, a principal of an online high school, a teacher trainer, an educational technology researcher, and a school reform consultant.

Discover the power of student-centered learning – attend our webinar

Nureva

In her upcoming edWeb webinar, she’ll share her school’s recent success with student-centered learning and offer tips and strategies on how you can do the same. “It’s During a full-scale renovation, the library at Turner Valley School went from traditional to anything but.

Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

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The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Library as Classroom ," is this Wednesday, June 15th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 There are notable examples of academic, public, and K-12 library spaces that have become creative classrooms.

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Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

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We're excited to announce the third of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Libraries of the Future ," October 6th, 2016, from 12:00 - 3:00pm US-Pacific Time (click for your own time zone). Sponsored with ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries.

Events + News - Canva Webinar - NMC Summer Conference - Future Ready Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Details to join the webinar at [link]. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts.

April 30th - Library 2.015 Spring Summit Focuses on Innovation, Technology, and Preparation for the Future

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With technology changing so rapidly, how can libraries, organizations, and individuals stay abreast of the economic, social, and ethical ramifications of innovations and prepare successfully for the future? According to Library 2.0

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Events + News - K12 Online Call for Proposals - Library 2.0 Spring Summit Recordings - Starting to Homeschool Webinar Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills

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A Global Education Conference Sponsored Webinar: "Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills" Date + Time: Monday March 14th 7:00pm EST (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.)

Learning Revolution: Host Your Own Webinar - Learn from Homeschoolers - Submit A Video - Job Forum

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Updates Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Kudos Submit a Video or Quote Updates Host Your Own Webinar Returns. Anyone can hold an educational and free webinar that also gets posted in our events calendar. Mark your calendars for Library 2.014. October 8th and 9th are confirmed for Library 2.014. This webinar builds on the popular series of articles and workshops that have been presented annually since 2010.

Learning Revolution Free PD - 100+ Library Sessions This Week - GlobalEdCon Deadline - Membership Milestones

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 7, 2014 A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Today kicks off Connected Librarian Day , our special Library 2.014 preconference event for K-12 teacher librarians (and their fans).

Events Newsletter - Teacher Librarian Chat - Library 2.015 Spring Summit - NextVista.org Creative Expression Contest

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Details to join the webinar at [link].

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

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Two Week Calendar Monday, February 23rd at 3pm Library 2.0 Friday, February 27th at 3pm Starting to Homeschool Webinar Series: Why Should I Homeschool? , Details to join the webinar at [link]. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Library 2.0

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th. Is your library mobile friendly?

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

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This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Add yourself to our email list to get the Webinar URL!

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

Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

eSchool News

Michelle Luhtala , department chair of the New Canaan, CT, High School Library and a 2015 Library Journal Mover & Shaker , is a leader in helping teacher-librarians all around the country to become Future Ready. eClassroom News Policy School Administration School Libraries

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Details to join the webinar at [link].

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Next Week's Great Library Events - Global Ed Stories - Michael Levine "Teaching with Games" Special Event

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 1st, 2014 There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library. This free, online event is sponsored by Follett and the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers.

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon Details! - What Is Success? - Library 2.014 Submission Deadline Approaches

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Albert Einstein Order Angela Maiers'' "Mattering IS the Agenda" Toolkit and get access to her special Webinars. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Our conferences are great opportunities for you to broaden your network with professionals, graduate students, and library advocates from all over the world.

Join the Transform Your School Library movement

eSchool News

Movement is designed to address the evolution, future of the school library. Mackin Educational Resources, global distributor of print and digital media to PK-12 schools and libraries, announced the formation of the TYSL movement, or Transform Your School Library.

Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Wednesday, March 25th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Chat and Digital Citizenship , Join us live as we review the newest Remind feature, Chat, and strategies to implement it in your classroom and school community.

Special Library 2.0 Interview Today with David Loertscher, Plus Other Live Sessions from WLMA

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Friday, October 14th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with David Loertscher , who will be coming in live from the Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) 2011 conference to visit with us.