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21st Century Information Fluency
21st Century Information Fluency
Learning to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically.
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Writing Resources from UW-Stout for face to face and online students

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 4, 9:37 AM

Strong writing is an essential for any online student or online teacher. Here are resources provided to all UW-Stout students.


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10 Web Resources To Help Teach About Primary Sources

10 Web Resources To Help Teach About Primary Sources | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Wondering how to get your students to use and analyze primary sources instead of their beloved Wikipedia? Here are some great resources for primary sources.

Via Beth Dichter
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Beth Dichter's curator insight, October 4, 2013 8:50 PM

This post provides links to 10 Learnist boards that provide access to a wide variety of primary documents including:

* The British Library

* The Relationship Between Primary and Secondary Resources (helps teach Common Core 6-8.RH.9)

* Primary Sources for the Science Classroom

* Citing Textual Evidence

Many more boards are available through the post.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 5, 2013 2:36 PM

Never hurts to know what resources are out there in the Web world. Here are 10 good ones to help with that.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!


Via Beth Dichter, Dr. Gordon Dahlby
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