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The irony that success or failure can be but a space

12 Jun

1. Google grader http://brand-yourself.com/features/google – I got A+ for anneweaver and F for Anne Weaver, so take what you will…
2. Do teacher-librarians make a difference? Post to this wiki http://oztl.wikispaces.com/
3. Learning platforms, Steps to adoption http://publications.becta.org.uk/display.cfm?resID=42120
4. Co-operative Library instruction resources http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/06/09/cooperative-library-instruction-project-resources/
5. Science and Maths Reading
Math fiction http://kasmana.people.cofc.edu/MATHFICT/default.html
Recommended Literature for Science and Maths http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/sc/ll/
Book recommendations http://www.livingmath.net/Home/tabid/250/language/en-US/Default.aspx
Awards for non-fiction http://www.ncte.org/awards/orbispictus
Connecting Math and Children’s Literature http://blog.richmond.edu/openwidelookinside/archives/20
Connecting Science and Children’s Literature http://blog.richmond.edu/openwidelookinside/archives/21
Connecting Social Studies and Children’s Literature http://blog.richmond.edu/openwidelookinside/archives/22
Thematic book lists http://missrumphiuseffect.blogspot.com/p/thematic-book-lists.html
Teaching blog, Open Wide, Look Inside, where pre-service teachers write about books for math, science and social studies http://blog.richmond.edu/openwidelookinside/
6. Library goes vertical http://www.kansascity.com/2010/06/04/1993722/to-manage-its-storage-needs-umkc.html
Amazing book trailers http://centeno.edublogs.org/
7. Web 2.0 23 things http://northwest23things.wikispaces.com/
8. Web 2.0 Teaching literature http://tinyurl.com/25luf9z
9. Information literacy – searching challenge http://tinyurl.com/296phsd
10. Library design http://johnkennerly.wordpress.com/2010/06/11/5-thoughts-about-the-applecart-2-user-spaces/
11. iPad Revisited: 5 Topics for Publishers to Consider Digital Book World http://is.gd/cLHz4
12. Customer service in libraries http://ow.ly/1XgmR
13. Value of technology and IWBs for learning http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/10/AR2010061005522.html
14. First Steps to Digital Detox, multitasking http://is.gd/cLzw2

What do we want from the Inquiry – What are the key things? What should the focus be?
Slogan? A teacher-librarian in every school.

1.Guidelines regarding employment of teacher-librarians in schools to ensure minimum staffing levels, with provision for providing expertise for small schools
2.Guidelines regarding the requirement for staff qualifications
3.More affordable teacher-librarian qualifications
4.Minimum resourcing financially for school libraries
5.Guidelines that clarify what teacher-librarians can be expected to do
6.Provision for funding professional development of teacher-librarians
7.Greater central support – resources, procedures, expertise etc to help all libraries implement best practise in the most efficient manner

 
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