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Penny Waring
Educator. Library nerd. Lifelong learner. Thoughts are my own.
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Penny Waring Nov 8
Evaluating digital information using 'online civic reasoning' - new blog post:
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Kathryn Schravemade Nov 5
Exploring the power of words with author Suzy Zail - Blog post
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Margaret K. Merga Oct 31
FREE! Our recent paper in linking library visitation and student reading engagement. Thanks also to for funding open access and for funding the project!
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SchoolLibraryJournal Oct 29
Many Kids Don’t Like To Talk in Class. Here Are New Ways To Engage Them.
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Our favourite Children's Literature Specialist, , believes that curation is essential in an era of over-choice and decision fatigue.
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Congratulations for your well-deserved QSLA Teacher-Librarian-of-the-Year award!
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Penny Waring Oct 24
"Not everyone is born a reader, but job of the teacher-librarian is to help each student to find some identity as a reader, no matter what that identity looks like." Megan Daley on creating a reading culture in your school.
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Thank you for helping us to think outside the dodecohedron and consider how we can incorporate more 'aha' and 'wow' moments into our libraries
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Penny Waring Oct 24
#4: The library becomes a mindfulness sanctuary in the rush of school
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Penny Waring Oct 24
#3: Consistent professional learning on literacy is available for teachers.
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Justification #2: Literacy rates school-wide improve further than normal
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Justification for great school librarians: #1: Quality texts are more likely to be used in classrooms.
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Penny Waring Oct 24
"The future is meant to be a promise for young people, not a threat."
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Penny Waring Oct 24
We are suffering from a progress paradox: the better things are, the worse people think they are. Tony Ryan
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Tony Ryan is sick of adults telling students that the world up ahead is bleak. If kids lose hope, they don't bother to try for a better future.
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Penny Waring Oct 24
Naomi Murphy is kicking off the conference discussing libraries of the future.
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Penny Waring Oct 17
Some great resources here for the latest in the space
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Penny Waring Oct 16
Replying to @msmestre_edu
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Penny Waring Oct 16
Replying to @HelenStower1
I really want to read this!
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Students Need School Libraries Oct 15
Happy birthday to us! Thank you all for supporting us this year. Last year we managed to make a trending # we are aiming to do the same this evening. Can you help us by sharing our Tweets and taging your favourite influencers?
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