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Skype can take your classroom wherever you want to go!

Skype can take your classroom wherever you want to go! | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

Inspire young students by using Skype to connect them with the authors of their favorite books and more...


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Inspire young students by using Skype to connect them with the authors of their favorite books and more...


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Blogging as a Curation Platform

Blogging as a Curation Platform | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
I have written about curation before using Twitter as a Curation Tool and about the importance of helping our Students Becoming Curators of Information.  Sue Waters also just published a very compr...

 

Content curation requires more than just the selection of information. It’s the assembling, categorizing, commenting and presenting of the best content available.

 

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http://blog.scoop.it/2011/11/30/lord-of-curation-series-gust-mees/

 

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Mónica Silakowicz's curator insight, June 24, 9:39 AM

Curar contenido es más que simplemente buscar y seleccionar información.

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Blogging as a Curation Platform

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7 tips for a Game-Based Learning success

7 tips for a Game-Based Learning success | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
Are you thinking of using games as a new way to develop eLearning content? Are you thinking of applying the theory of gaming in eLearning but you do not know how to?

 

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http://elearningindustry.com/subjects/concepts/item/398-7-tips-game-based-learning

 


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Facebook and Google Help Launch Online Safety Platform For Teens

Facebook and Google Help Launch Online Safety Platform For Teens | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

The Family Online Safety Institute partnered with nine tech companies including Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to launch an online resource for teens, parents and teachers called A Platform For Good.

 

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http://mashable.com/2012/09/13/online-safety-for-teens/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Mashable+(Mashable)

 


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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators

Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
This month, the U.S. Department of Education kicked off Connected Educator Month, with engaging keynotes, panel discussions, book chats, and more. During this month, educators in the U.S.

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Blogging as a Curation Platform

Blogging as a Curation Platform | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
I have written about curation before using Twitter as a Curation Tool and about the importance of helping our Students Becoming Curators of Information.  Sue Waters also just published a very compr...

 

Content curation requires more than just the selection of information. It’s the assembling, categorizing, commenting and presenting of the best content available.

 

Learn more:

 

http://blog.scoop.it/2011/11/30/lord-of-curation-series-gust-mees/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Curation

 


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Mónica Silakowicz's curator insight, June 24, 9:39 AM

Curar contenido es más que simplemente buscar y seleccionar información.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 26, 7:45 AM

Blogging as a Curation Platform

John Poole's curator insight, July 28, 6:03 AM

Founder of scoopIT

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10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers

10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, February 19, 6:27 PM

Fantastic collection, thank you!

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To which I would also add #EndNote 

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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's job market. Therefore, it is our responsibility as teachers and educators to fully understand the components of this set of skills in order to better focus on them in our instruction.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/a-quick-guide-to-21st-century-critical.html#

 


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How the internet works [Infographic]

How the internet works [Infographic] | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
The Internet is here to stay, it's always on and everywhere. Nowadays we take the internet for granted. But how does it actually work? This infographic shows the major steps involved in the operation of the Internet.

 

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http://www.sciencedump.com/content/how-internet-works-inforgraphic

 


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Going BYOD

Going BYOD | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

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