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Teachers! Get class consciousness - at the Library

Submitted on June 11, 2007 - 3:24PM

So if this June 11th article in the NYTimes on Ruby Payne is for real, it seems that LOTS of teachers are groping for a sense of how to constructively engage children from different class backgrounds than their own.

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Announcing New Edu-flicks at the Library

Submitted on March 8, 2007 - 3:12PM

As a teacher ed student, who do you recall as outstanding educators from your own personal experience? I'll bet every teacher ed student gets asked to reflect upon this topic more than once during their first few introductory courses.

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New Library E-Reference Book Series

Submitted on December 5, 2006 - 12:38PM

Each of these series covers a sub-discipline in the field of librarianship or some relevant methodology used in its research.

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New Education E-Reference Book Series

Submitted on December 5, 2006 - 11:12AM

Each of these series covers a sub-discipline in the field of education or some relevant methodology used in education research. 

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Professsional Associations - Personal Background

Submitted on November 2, 2006 - 2:23PM

When faculty member Linda Marion invited me to speak to her introductory class of new library students about my professional affiliations I had to ponder what angle to take. I say that only because, aside from being a consistent Special Libraries Assn (SLA) member, my other affiliations have been all over the map.

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Favorite grad student research project ...

Submitted on September 26, 2006 - 5:01PM

When this story first appeared in the NY Times I had yet another opportunity to marvel at all the energy expended by graduate students doing their term projects.

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Mapping world statistics ... proportionally

Submitted on September 26, 2006 - 3:13PM

This might be cool for those hard-to-impress high school students who always do better with pictures than lists of numbers (as is true for most everyone else as well.) 'What if there were maps that showed information about countries in terms other than land mass? Worldmapper does just that.

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TRAILS--Tool for Real-Time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills

Submitted on September 26, 2006 - 3:05PM

TRAILS is a federally funded project to create a tool for library media specialists and teachers to assess the information literacy skills of their high school students.

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Web of Science saved searches

Submitted on August 25, 2006 - 2:48PM

Okay, time to put on my book-geek hat! I just received my first alert after setting up a 'saved search' on the newly upgraded Thomson Web of Science platform.

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Comics & manga & graphic novels @ Drexel University libraries !

Submitted on May 11, 2006 - 10:32AM

Check out our latest arrivals . . . Search in the online Library Catalog for keyword: GRAPHIC NOVELS

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