November 20, 2017

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When an Ebook is the Best Book

Five reasons why ebooks can be a better choice than print in your school library.

Trends Aside, Libraries Support Student Content Creation Now | Horizon K-12 Report

The evolution of students from consumers to creators of content continues as a major trend in education, according to the 2015 Horizon K-12 Report. Smart tech integration is at the heart of this transition, and libraries are helping lead the way.

Two Virginia Educators Offer Best Practices for ‘Teaching in the Cloud’

Two librarians from Loudoun County (VA) Public Schools share the growing success of their district’s “school-in-the-cloud,” and how school librarians can lead and support this virtual teaching model.

Device & Conquer: SLJ’s 2013 Tech Survey

As education technology has evolved, so, too, have the kinds of digital tools that school librarians use with their students. More than 750 school librarians responded to SLJ’s survey, representing K–12 public and private schools across the country. According to the data, they make the most of what they have, learning one day and sharing that knowledge the next.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

BYOD: Mobile devices belong in the classroom | Pivot Points

BYOD, or bring your own device, programs offer media specialists an opportunity to connect with students, teachers, and school administrators—and to take a leadership role in their schools and districts.

Patchwork Common Core Implementation Plagues the U.S. | Consider the Source

When it comes to putting Common Core Standards into action, there’s one word for where we’re at as a nation: patchwork. Marc Aronson points out what school librarians can do to remedy the situation.