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Resources for educators to help students build 21st century information fluency
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To Get Students Invested, Involve Them in Decisions Big and Small | MindShift

To Get Students Invested, Involve Them in Decisions Big and Small | MindShift | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
It can be amazing and illuminating, once this door is opened, to see and hear the myriad ways that students understand learning and engagement.
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Digital Learning: The Next Intelligence?

Digital Learning: The Next  Intelligence? | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it

There are students in our classrooms that have an innate and seamless existence with technology. They search, connect and respond to a global online community. They network and forge relationships through a web-wired world. They are digitally intelligent in ways that did not exist twenty years ago.

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Critical Friends: The Benefits of Instructional Coaches

Critical Friends: The Benefits of Instructional Coaches | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Instructional coaches can have an invaluable impact on how educators engage their students in learning every day.
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3 Engaging Note-Taking Apps

3 Engaging Note-Taking Apps | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it

As a teacher and life-long learner, I take a lot of notes! One of the best changes for me has been taking notes on my iPad because now I often find myself having fun trying to create attractive and useful notes. The note-taking process keeps me amused during meetings and the task keeps me challenged and attentive as I try to draw and explain the ideas being shared.

 

 

 

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Jill Martin's curator insight, September 10, 2014 8:18 PM

love how the notes are also visual

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SCVNGR

Play SCVNGR! It's a game all about going places, doing challenges and earning points.

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Naomi Harm's curator insight, February 10, 2013 10:39 AM
An App for Digital Scavenger Hunts
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Susan Oxnevad: Google Docs for Learning

Susan Oxnevad: Google Docs for Learning | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it

Use Google Docs as a tool for combining research, multimedia, writing and collaboration. #ccss

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How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource

How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Check out the recap of NPR and Twitter's live chat about how to use Twitter as a job search resource.
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A Guide to Involving Parents in Your Class Blog | Primary Tech

A Guide to Involving Parents in Your Class Blog | Primary Tech | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
This is an update of some of the posts I've written in the past about getting parents involved in blogging. About parents and blogs One of the many
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The Teacher's Quick Guide To Digital Scavenger Hunts - Edudemic

The Teacher's Quick Guide To Digital Scavenger Hunts - Edudemic | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
If you've got a smartphone or a tablet in your classroom, you're ready for the adventure to begin! By adventure I mean digital scavenger hunts.
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Hands On Workshops

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Looking forward to presenting two hands on workshops at the Illinois Computing Educators Conference at the end of February!

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Susan Oxnevad's curator insight, January 12, 2013 1:42 PM

Looking forward to presenting two hands on workshops at the Illinois Computing Educators Conference in February!

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10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom by Susan Oxnevad

10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom by Susan Oxnevad | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Start with an image defined through multimedia. Present ideas. Create links to amazing sites. Explore, share and create with ThingLink in the classroom!
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: A ThingLink Toolkit for Teachers

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: A ThingLink Toolkit for Teachers | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it

The toolkit is designed to provide teachers and students with all the resources needed to use ThingLink as an efficient and effective tool for teaching and learning.

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, December 19, 2012 12:40 AM

Take a tour of this site ... it's a great resource!

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What Do We Actually Learn From Videos? | MindShift

What Do We Actually Learn From Videos? | MindShift | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
TED talkers are nothing if not fluent. Could it be that the effective presentation of the speakers in TED-style videos fools us into thinking we're learning more than we are?
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Twitter - Powerful Bursts of Information

Twitter - Powerful Bursts of Information | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it

Twitter is a resource I often tap into. I am not a Twitter expert, nor do I utilize Twitter to it's greatest potential, but it is certainly one of mygo to tools when I'm looking to share and learn from the ideas of others.

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5 Ideas for the One iPad Classroom - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad -

5 Ideas for the One iPad Classroom - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
The introduction of iPads into our classrooms is certain to bring about many changes and bring about a significant amount of learning for all.
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kathyvsr's curator insight, April 10, 2013 11:31 AM

I have a cart full of MacBook Airs, one iPad, and recently added 4 ipod Touches and Apple TV to my digital literacy classroom. The kids are doing amazing things!

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Why Blog?

Why Blog? | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it

Why Teachers Should Consider Blogging

A blog is a journal that is filled with ideas, your ideas. It is flexible, visual and user friendly. A blog can be a tool for self-reflection. One who blogs as part of the regular workflow must dig deeper in order to explain. 

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Technology integration by design

Technology integration by design | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Over the past year, most of my time has been spent helping fellow teachers and school leaders to “think backwards.” And while it’s tempting to imagine this
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FREE App: Be Creative – Scribble My Story

FREE App: Be Creative – Scribble My Story | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Scribble My Story is a FREE creativity app targeted at kids age 3 to 7.  It is a book and art creation platform where kids can imagine, create, and share what they make with their parents....

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7 Tips From Effective Teachers Who Use Technology - Edudemic

7 Tips From Effective Teachers Who Use Technology - Edudemic | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
So you've got an iPad or laptop. Now what? Here are some useful tips from effective teachers who use technology in their classrooms.
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Techie Teacher: Happy Digital Learning Day!

Techie Teacher: Happy Digital Learning Day! | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
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In honor of Digital Learning Day, our department (Instructional Technology and Library Services in Adams 12 Five Star Schools) launched new online technology courses for teachers in our district and created a poster explaining digital literacy to display in our schools. How are you celebrating Digital Learning Day?

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Visualead: Colorful QR Code Generator

Visualead: Colorful QR Code Generator | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
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Visualead is a free and user friendly tool for generating a colorful QR code in 3 simple steps.

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Computational Thinking: A Digital Age Skill

Computational Thinking: A Digital Age Skill | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
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Computer science is having a revolutionary impact on scientific research and discovery.

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10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom - Edudemic

10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom - Edudemic | 21st Century Research and Information Fluency | Scoop.it
It starts with an image. Present ideas. Pack it full of content. Create links to amazing sites. Explore, share and create with ThingLink in the classroom!
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