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Dragons in the Stacks: A Teen Librarian's Guide to Tabletop

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The hardware component of a computer that houses the circuitry for storing and processing data according to instructions contained in the program s installed on it, including the operating system, utilities to run peripheral device s, and application software. She has been involved with Make and Take workshops that train teachers to use the,"active learning" approach. She entered teaching having had computer training and seeks to integrate technology into the learning process.

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The Handheld Library: Mobile Technology and the Librarian

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The workshop can be conducted in a classroom or library. Once students learn how to identify myths, they use books, multimedia encyclopedias, and the Internet to continue on their mythological journey. Reflecting the scope of this practice, a recent National Information Standards Organization (NISO) workshop on electronic thesauri emphasized the need to improve the definitions of "terminology relating to terminology" (NISO 1999). You can explore our online resources, which includes selected High interest topics of curriculum–linked web-based resources.

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Now Read This III: A Guide to Mainstream Fiction

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The National Art Library is a major public reference library of fine and decorative arts of many countries and periods. A portion of the project is dedicated to peer correction, in which each student reads another's article and assesses it based on rubrics. The third week of the project is a less teacher directed, more student creativity centered time. Tennessee marble, known for its pinkish-gray coloring and ease of polishing, has been used in many buildings across the country.

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Systematic Evaluation of Information Sources

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Resources For the Cloth and Clothing activities a RPCV came into the classroom. A check-off list of the computer training will be made for each individual student. Interested in creating an engagement-centered library? Students divide into groups to study myths of a, particular region, and then present one myth as a puppet show tableau, reader's theatre, interview, or other format. The interaction between the image and, language that occurs when students are empowered with the ability to depict is extremely rich in possibilities.

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SEALS Project: Selection, Acquisition and Loan Systems for

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The grants do not cover the costs of final printing or online distribution of the product. Each chair is unique in design and color range. The Students: Assessments are ongoing and accomplished through observations, tests, experimentation, and discovery. Using this frame of reference, students create and assume a colonial identity. To research the terms and concepts and then create a well-written poem, ode, comic strips, or other creation was great challenge for the students; and their finished products brought great delight.

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Linking Picture Book Biographies to National Content

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How It Works: Developed as an extension of the middle school life science curriculum, Aquatic Science examines aquatic ecosystems through a variety of practical hands-on activities. Fifth grade Internet Club students, who studied the ocean in science, researched the Central Coast marine environment and published reports on marine life and natural history. After its establishment in 1913, the parcel post had a dramatic effect on the U. An agency within the Library of Congress that develops and markets, on a cost-recovery basis, bibliographic products and services that provide access to its resources for libraries in the United States, the American public, and the international information community.

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English Heraldic Manuscripts in the British Museum

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Format and frequency of publication are also taken into consideration. Description should also demonstrate that the physical and the intellectual form of the materials have not been altered in any undocumented way. Popular during the Elizabethan period, chronicle play s were at first loosely structured but evolved into sophisticated character studies, exemplified by the history plays of William Shakespeare. EBSCO's Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis.

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The Library Collaboration and Flexible Scheduling Toolkit:

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This project can be used in other disciplines. That's why the publication of this first biennial edition of How to Pay for Your Degree in Library & Information Studies is so important. The Staff: Vera Warlock-Banks and Linda Ferguson have been teaching the project since 1991. Students then focus on the story of African-Americans in the 20th Century. Particularly after focus formulation they become more competent at selecting pertinent information, developing more specific searches and becoming more critical of the found information.

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Developing Local History Programs in Community Libraries

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This project gets students so excited about what they are doing that they lose their self-consciousness. An article, column, editorial, entry, or other composition written for publication with work s by other author s in a serial, reference work, or collection. The strength in this method is that students realize they can make a choice -- to 'pick up the hammer' and use words and actions that hammer people or to 'pick up the candle' and project the light of communication and respect.

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Getting Graphic!: Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy

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They create a survey asking others about their neighborhoods. The project's professional development will include strategies for selecting and collaborating with a science partner. Libraries sometimes use Amazon.com to obtain out of print title s and discounts. The Staff: With a master's degree in elementary education and a master's degree in administration & supervision, Arnold Pakula has been teaching for more than 27 years, with the past 18 years as a fifthgrade science teacher at Highland Oaks.

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