From NJ’s own Julie Greller – Repairing damaged books: 15 resources to help you do-it-yourself (plus free how-to video), at http://mediaspecialistsguide.blogspot.com/2012/04/repairing-damaged-books-15-resources-to.html
Lisa Nielsen explains Why BYOD, Not Banning Cell Phones, Is the Answer
in THE Journal.
Her key strategies for effective student learning with mobile technologies:
- Ensure the right building blocks are in place.
- Update outdated classroom (and library) management techniques.
- Give students time to socialize.
- Connect with students in their world.
- Use texting to connect more deeply with students.
- Engage students.
- Empower students with strategies to stay focused.
Read the article for full explanations and suggestions.
a great explanation and illustrated lesson by Tasha Bergson-Michelson of the Google Search Education team, posted on MindShift.
Research guide: useful information on the following necessary steps:
- Generating a topic
- Key words
- Narrowing the topic
- Note Taking
Innovative copyright, from the Copyright Education and Consultation Program funded by the Illinois State Library.
These resources — including videos, comics, podcasts, tutorials, online courses, interactive tools, Twitter feeds, and blogs — will all help you provide authoritative copyright information and instruction to your community.
Research Guidance Rubric for Assignment Design from Grand Valley State University. (found via Meredith Farkas’ excellent article on the perils of the Freshman research paper.
How can we turnkey this kind of library-based guidance for the k-12 environment?
Here’s one possibility: The Research Project Calculator: http://rpc.elm4you.org/classic/step1.php?teacher=yes#about
What kinds of obstacles might we face? Is it worth doing it anyway? How? Why?