The School Librarian s Technology Playbook  Innovative Strategies to Inspire Teachers and Learners Book

The School Librarian s Technology Playbook Innovative Strategies to Inspire Teachers and Learners


  • Author : Stacy Brown
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-02-29
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440870408

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The School Librarian s Technology Playbook Innovative Strategies to Inspire Teachers and Learners Excerpt :

Using concrete examples, The School Librarian's Technology Playbook offers strategies for school librarians to initiate and support innovative practices throughout their school community. The role of school librarians has evolved: no longer do they primarily support teachers with reading and literacy resources. Many librarians now support teachers in integrating technology tools and innovative teaching practices in their classrooms. At her school, author and learning coordinator Stacy Brown has pioneered the transition to innovation and technology use in the classroom. In The School Librarian's Technology Playbook, she showcases different technology tools and innovative strategies that can be incorporated into the classroom, such as 3D printing, augmented reality, green screen applications, gamification, coding, makerEd, and more. She details the many ways in which school librarians can support teachers as they implement these new practices into their curriculum. School librarians will learn how to collaborate with teachers and how to empower them to step outside of their comfort zones to try new tools and teaching methods. Readers of this book will also learn how to support teachers as the technology continues to change in this dynamic educational landscape. • Readers will be inspired to reimagine the role of the school librarian as a primary influencer of innovation within the school community • Readers will discover specific strategies to achieve buy-in from administrators and managers to allow school librarians to lead the school in innovation and professional learning • Readers will learn about relevant resources in technology and innovation and practical approaches to using them in an elementary and middle school curriculum • Readers will acquire specific strategies for librarians to form partnerships with teachers to introduce resources and alternative teaching strategies into the classroom • Readers will learn practical approaches for shaping the s

Teaching Technology in Libraries Book

Teaching Technology in Libraries


  • Author : Lura Sanborn
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-02-06
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476627182

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Teaching Technology in Libraries Excerpt :

Libraries are charged with fostering new skills and capabilities, a challenging task in an era of rapid technological change. Developing new ways of teaching and learning—within budget and time constraints—is the key to keeping up-to-date. Written by librarians, this collection of new essays describes an array of technology outreach and instruction programs—from the theoretical to the practical—for public, academic and school libraries, based on case studies and discussions of methodology. Content includes out of the box lessons, outreach successes and technology instruction programs applicable to patrons and staff at public, academic and school libraries.

Instruction in Libraries and Information Centers Book

Instruction in Libraries and Information Centers


  • Author : Laura Saunders
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Academic libraries
  • Pages : 389
  • ISBN 10 : 1946011096

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Instruction in Libraries and Information Centers Excerpt :

"This open access textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to instruction in all types of library and information settings. Designed for students in library instruction courses, the text is also a resource for new and experienced professionals seeking best practices and selected resources to support their instructional practice. Organized around the backward design approach and written by LIS faculty members with expertise in teaching and learning, this book offers clear guidance on writing learning outcomes, designing assessments, and choosing and implementing instructional strategies, framed by clear and accessible explanations of learning theories. The text takes a critical approach to pedagogy and emphasizes inclusive and accessible instruction. Using a theory into practice approach that will move students from learning to praxis, each chapter includes practical examples, activities, and templates to aid readers in developing their own practice and materials."--Publisher's description.

Podcasting with Youth  A Quick Guide for Librarians and Educators Book

Podcasting with Youth A Quick Guide for Librarians and Educators


  • Author : Lucas Maxwell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440870361

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Podcasting with Youth A Quick Guide for Librarians and Educators Excerpt :

Learn how to set up a student-led podcast in your library, involve staff from several subject areas, market effectively, what challenges you are likely to face, and how podcasting will benefit the students and school overall. Podcasting from the library is a growing movement. Podcasting with Youth teaches librarians and educators how to set up, develop, market, and deliver a successful youth-led podcast from their library. Putting youth in control when interviewing authors and other guests develops their leadership and technical skills and brings new users to the library to engage in a unique library activity. This program can be set up relatively cheaply, and readers will learn how to use the technology required to deliver a podcast. Sound recording equipment, microphones, mixers, and audio files may be intimidating to some librarians and educators; this book quells those fears by explaining the technology in a straightforward, how-to manner. It also includes student input on what podcasters have learned, the challenges they have faced, and their plans for the future. Author Lucas Maxwell offers many helpful tips to librarians who want to learn how to create a program that puts students in charge and allows them to produce a tangible product that their peers will be interested in. Offers practical information on how to set up your own youth-led podcast in your library, including equipment to purchase, potential pitfalls, and marketing strategies Features examples of high/middle school library podcasts from around the world Includes appendices of useful books and other material related to podcasting and using related technology in the library

One Hundred Years of Sci Tech Libraries Book

One Hundred Years of Sci Tech Libraries


  • Author : Ellis Mount
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-20
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000758924

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One Hundred Years of Sci Tech Libraries Excerpt :

This book, first published in 1988, celebrates the development of sci-tech libraries in honour of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the first library school in the United States. The expert contributors provide a survey of the development of sci-tech libraries as well as some thoughts about their future. This comprehensive volume covers several types of sci-tech libraries, information retrieval, and library education. Library professionals will be fascinated but the journey of progress detailed in these well-written chapters.

Education at the Intersection of Globalization and Technology Book
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Education at the Intersection of Globalization and Technology


  • Author : Sharon Waller
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-04-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839624698

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Education at the Intersection of Globalization and Technology Excerpt :

Today’s educators stand at the crossroads of globalization and technology. The world is rapidly shrinking. The workplace is being transformed before our very eyes. Technology is forever changing the way we perceive reality and the way we do business. Educators are required to equip students for a workplace that has yet to emerge. The skill sets of today’s job market are often obsolete before students can enter the workplace. Now is the time for educators to rise to the challenges of our modern world. By embracing the vision of yesterday’s practitioners and joining hands with tomorrow’s practitioners, educators can transform our world and equip their students for the upward mobility and career flexibility required in tomorrow’s workplace.

New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries Book

New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries


  • Author : Ann Whitney Gleason
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-10-20
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442264120

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New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries Excerpt :

New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries is a one-stop introduction to the role of technology in teaching and learning in libraries, covering Collaborative Spaces Fostering Creativity Teaching Beyond the Library Walls Teaching Skills for Career Success Multimedia Mobile Libraries Teaching and Learning in the Library of the Future

Teaching Technologies in Libraries Book

Teaching Technologies in Libraries


  • Author : Linda Brew MacDonald
  • Publisher : Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN 10 : 0816119066

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Reflective Teaching  Effective Learning Book
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Reflective Teaching Effective Learning


  • Author : Char Booth
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2011-02-22
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838992593

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Reflective Teaching Effective Learning Excerpt :

Char Booth, an avid library education and technology advocate, introduces a series of concepts that will empower readers at any level of experience to become better designers and presenters, as well as building their confidence and satisfaction as library educators

Reconceptualizing Libraries Book

Reconceptualizing Libraries


  • Author : Victor R. Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351388719

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Reconceptualizing Libraries Excerpt :

Reconceptualizing Libraries brings together cases and models developed by experts in the information and learning sciences to identify the potential for libraries to adapt and transform in the wake of new technologies for connected learning and discovery. Chapter authors explore the ways that the increased interest in the design research methods, digital media emphases, and technological infrastructure of the learning sciences can foster new collaborations and formats for education within physical library spaces. Models and case studies from a variety of library contexts demonstrate how library professionals can act as change agents and design partners and how patrons can engage with these evolving experiences. This is a timely and innovative volume for understanding how physical libraries can incorporate and thrive as educational resources using new developments in technology and in the learning sciences.

How to STEM Book

How to STEM


  • Author : Carol Smallwood
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2013-12-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9780810892743

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How to STEM Excerpt :

During the past few years, groups like the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Center for Education have been placing great emphasis on the significance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. In brief, the US is seen as falling behind the rest of the world in science and technology education. In response, the curricula have been revised in many educational institutions and school districts across the country. It is clear that for STEM to be successful, other community organizations, most particularly libraries, need to be closely involved in the process. Library staff realize the importance of getting involved in STEM education, but many have difficulty finding comprehensive information that will help them plan and successfully implement STEM direction in their organization. This book is designed to meet that need. It is timely and relevant. How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries is by and for libraries who are involved in contributing efforts into advancing these subjects. It is organized in 9 parts including funding, grant writing, community partnerships, outreach, research, and examples of specific programming activities. Authors are drawn from the professional staffs of educational institutions, libraries, and non-profit organizations such as science museums. The book contains eight parts, each emphasizing a different aspect of how to succeed with STEM. Part 1 emphasizes how hands-on activities that are both fun and educational can be used to further STEM awareness. Parts 2 and 3 contain chapters on the uniting of STEM with Information Literacy. Innovative collection development ideas are discussed in Part 4 and Part 5 focuses on research and publishing. Outreach is the theme of Part 6 and the programs described in these chapters offer an array of ways to connect with students of all ages. The final section of How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education

Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries Book

Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries


  • Author : Robin Canuel
  • Publisher : Association of College & Research Libraries
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Academic libraries
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 0838988792

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Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries Excerpt :

The evolution of technology presents both risks and opportunities for academic librarians. In this collection of essays, the authors explore their responses as they need to adapt their spaces, collections, teaching, and services to the new possibilities. By understanding how mobile technology changes the behavior of our users, we can improve our services to better contribute to their research and learning needs.

Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives on 3D Printing in Education Book

Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives on 3D Printing in Education


  • Author : Santos, Ieda M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522570196

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Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives on 3D Printing in Education Excerpt :

Although 3D printing technologies are still a rarity in many classrooms and other educational settings, their far-reaching applications across a wide range of subjects make them a desirable instructional aid. Effective implementation of these technologies can engage learners through project-based learning and exploration of objects. Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives on 3D Printing in Education is a collection of advanced research that facilitates discussions on interdisciplinary fields and international perspectives, from kindergarten to higher education, to inform the uses of 3D printing in education from diverse and broad perspectives. Covering topics such as computer-aided software, learning theories, and educational policy, this book is ideally designed for educators, practitioners, instructional designers, and researchers.

Literacy  Libraries and Learning Book

Literacy Libraries and Learning


  • Author : Ray Doiron
  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551381961

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Literacy Libraries and Learning Excerpt :

The school library has changed dramatically. Today, it is a portal to a world of learning that includes traditional books, digital resources, and online environments. As the importance of information and communication technologies grows, teachers and teacher-librarians hold the key to creating powerful learning opportunities that help students function more effectively. This comprehensive guide discusses the changing responsibilities of classroom teachers and teacher-librarians in helping students become better readers, writers, and researchers. It offers suggestions for re-inventing the school library by offering a better and more current selection of resources, instilling students with the reading habit, and supporting them in these key areas: promoting reading for learning and pleasure; improving critical literacy skills when using information from many sources; encouraging research methods that respect copyright and lead to original work; designing information tasks to help students work effectively with data; developing better informational text structures that increase comprehension; encouraging the integration of emerging technologies and traditional resources. Literacy, Libraries, and Learning argues that using diverse learning resources can improve literacy achievement. It shows teachers and teacher-librarians how to turn their schools into first-rate learning environments and their students into lifelong learners.