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Editor’s Note
Find a Path through OER
Leslie B. Preddy
A significant, treasured, and respected responsibility of a librarian is curator. Through OER curation we extend our library collection to include digital resources supporting curriculum and standards, activities and clubs, and community interests. Read More
Leap into Reading
It is not uncommon in summer to think about Christmas or at least hear the phrase, "Christmas in July." So why not flip it and take a break from the mall, your online shopping, and cookie baking and think about summer now?
Technology Connections
Ida Mae Craddock
Heather Moorefield-Lang
This month's column focuses on some of the winners from this year's AASL Best Apps for Teaching and Learning List. There were some great ones this year.
Adding Friction: How to Design Deliberate Thinking into the Research Process
Learn the difference and how to cite them properly.
Features
The OER Mix Tape: School Librarians Using OER in Instructional...
Most of us know that open educational resources (OER) are free, digital, easily shared learning materials.However, are you aware of open educational pedagogy (OEP)? Open pedagogy means creating assignments students can help to create, adapt, and reuse. Read More
Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy: Digging Deeper
ER allows instruction to be more inclusive and accessible by lowering the cost barrier, and empowering educators and students to create online learning objects and curriculum. Open pedagogy allows instructors to create open and accessible assignments for students to contribute to repositories and the Internet, in order to defeat disposable assignments. Read More
Forging a Path into Math: Resources for Collaborating with Secondary...
One of the most difficult aspects of beginning to collaborate with math teachers is the perceived gap between the two; both sides tend to assume that the librarian has nothing to offer the math classroom. Now that I have been on both sides of that equation, I can attest that there is tremendous potential for librarians to collaborate with math teachers just as often as with other subjects. Read More
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