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Dianne McKenzie
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Teens and research
Image form Pixabay-  Gerd Altman In 2012 the Pew Research Center published a report on " How Teens do research in the digital world " where PEW surveyed over 2000 middle school teachers from the  U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands . Taking a quot...

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Facebook groups supporting professional learning
Social media has been around for a little while now, I remember when Facebook first appeared for the general public in 2006. I joined up and I was getting poked along with other ridiculous online actions, I really couldn't work out what it was all about, th...

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How can we let people know we are more than a book person??

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More than a book person
From Wikihow Stop saying I don't know   Just recently I facilitated a short (2hr) workshop on the role of the School Librarian in the MYP for a group of schools that will be moving to the curriculum framework. Most of the participants were school Librarians...

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Prague : the city of reading
I had the pleasure and good fortune to visit Prague in The Czech Republic after facilitating the School Librarian Connection InSPIRing Conversations mini conference in September. Prague / Praha is a most beautiful city which was mostly spared from the ravag...

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I recently visited an Apple store, and reflecting on their practises, there is a lot that Libraries could learn from their example.

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Pokemon Go & Augmented reality
Pokemon Go finally arrived in HK and I have been playing it for the past 24 hours. It is cute, it is addictive and I think it is quite a bit of fun. It can also get a little bit complicated when battles, badges and eggs and incubators all come into play. Ba...

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Approaches to Learning skills
This post is going to be a straight up post about the Approaches to Learning in the IB Middle Years Programme and what I have learned about them in teaching and working with them through workshops I have led and hopefully it will help others to gain the ins...

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The data driven library
Image from Pixabay In the August / September 2010 edition of the Library Media Connection was an article titled " The Data-driven library program " .  This article is timeless as it discusses how the Oondag-Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational ...

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Forest Libraries in Korea
In the past few weeks I was on a cycling trip through Korea and within minutes of starting on our odyssey we came across a small library alongside the bicycle track in Busan. These are called Forest Libraries, and I did some investigating on what they were ...
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