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Wikis in Education
Several years ago wikis became a tool used to facilitate the learning of students across the world and have changed the way the educational system looks at social learning. This paper explores how since their inception ...
Information Literacy: The Definition, the Need for It, and the Curriculum
This literature review defines an information literate person as someone who can recognize when they have a problem that requires additional information to solve, find credible information, analyze it, and form their own ...
20 Years of School Library History
The school library has evolved to keep up with changing student needs over the past twenty years. This research paper discusses three aspects of the library that have transformed to keep up with these needs. While many ...
The Group Theatre
The Educator's Role in Instructing Homeless Students
Homelessness is a challenge educator’s face each year. This review of literature describes the issues that need to be addressed by all school staff in order to better serve homeless students. This review addresses laws ...
The Role of School Librarians as it Applies to the Common Core State Standards' Emphasis on Complex, Informational Text
This study, a literature review, will explain the Common Core State Standards’ (CCSS) increased emphasis on the need to incorporate complex, informational text into curriculum. It will explain how students are not prepared ...
Underlying Feminism and Leading Ladies in Sarah Ruhl's Melancholy Play, The Clean House, and Dead Man's Cell Phone
Sarah Ruhl has found much success as a contemporary playwright, and her works focus on female protagonists. As Ruhl identifies as a feminist, this study will focus on the leading ladies in three of her popular plays and ...
The Presence of Text and Family Scholarly Culture: Ramifications for Low-Income and English Language Learning Students and School Librarians
Students from low-income homes and students who speak a language other than English encounter literacy struggles that can affect their learning during the K-12 years. These struggles may be linked to two factors: the absence ...
Implementing Inquiry to Promote Motivation in a School Library Media Program
This research project is a review of literature about how inquiry in the classroom and library promotes student motivation. It also discusses how inquiry prepares students for 21st century learning. Motivating students in ...
Literature Circles and the Elementary School Library
Teachers have long struggled to engage students in reading. Literature circles are a method used by many teachers to not only engage students in reading but also to guide them in higher level thinking and discussion. The ...