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The new college library: Fewer books, more noise, more space - Daytona Beach News-Journal

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The new college library: Fewer books, more noise, more space
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Local colleges, including Stetson University, are cutting back on printed books to create more room in libraries for student study areas.
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‘Accelerate’ your Flipped Classroom with the Standard Deviants | Emerging Education Technology

‘Accelerate’ your Flipped Classroom with the Standard Deviants | Emerging Education Technology | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

Learning resources like Accelerate can be a great supplement to online lectures and other approaches to 'the flip', saving content creation time while (‘Accelerate’ your Flipped Classroom with the Standard Deviants


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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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Michail Darley's curator insight, August 27, 8:40 PM

When the fiber optic connection gives everyone at the school the equivalent of an ADSL connection each, Skype becomes a real possibility in our classes. Help will be needed with this, but we have the tools in the school to make it work.

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Can I Use This Picture- A New Wonderful Flowchart for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Can I Use This Picture- A New Wonderful Flowchart for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Comic Poster- What Students Should Know about Creative Commons Licenses

Comic Poster- What Students Should Know about Creative Commons Licenses | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
July 2, 2014
Here is another excellent infographic on the different Creative Commons Licenses. As most of you know, Creative Commons (CC) is a licensing non-profit body that provides content...

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Terry Doherty's curator insight, July 3, 1:51 PM

Visuals help we "older learners" too. Whether it is for schoolwork, blogging, or social sharing for fun, understanding the various Cerative Commons Licenses is not just useful, it's invaluable.

Maria Richards's curator insight, July 3, 7:18 PM

A 'constant' in teaching!!!

 

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The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 16, 9:20 PM

What an excellent list of video tools and resources from Robin Good. highly recommended 9.5/10.

Alison Rostetter's curator insight, August 19, 10:49 AM

Thanks to the collector, Robin Good, of this great list.  I'm sure many people will be interested to learn about all these sites

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, August 30, 1:49 PM

Excelente recopilación

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 17, 10:11 PM

As if I didn't have enough to do this summer! Check these out, many are new to me!

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 17, 10:12 PM

Check them out!

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

Are you looking for some web tools to investigate this summer?  Take a look at the 50 tech tools listed below to get started. If you click on the button, it will take you to the website or app.  If there is a picture, you can click there to get an example of what some of the tools do.


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Anita Vance's curator insight, June 23, 1:49 PM

Adding to your toolbox!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 14, 9:06 AM

Good list.

WhenLibrariansAttack's curator insight, September 6, 11:12 PM

Here's my "to-do" list:

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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!

systerwoody's curator insight, February 20, 12:10 PM

To which I would also add #EndNote 

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Two Incredibly Useful Videos on Flipped Learning

Two Incredibly Useful Videos on Flipped Learning | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

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katemreid's curator insight, September 19, 4:45 AM

to look at...

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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

100 Search Engines For Academic Research | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
100 Search Engines For Academic Research

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pru's curator insight, August 20, 4:13 AM
Plenty to evaluate in here.
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Visualize learning: 7 sources for free images |...

Visualize learning: 7 sources for free images |... | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
It's easy enough to find an image using a search engine. Simply type the word 'orange' into Google, for example, and 577,000,000 orange-related results are retrieved in just 0.47 seconds. Which of ...

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5 Cool PowerPoint Slide Design Tools

5 Cool PowerPoint Slide Design Tools | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
Tired of the same-old presentations? These five free tools can help you add visual oomph to your PowerPoint slides.

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Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2:47 PM

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Athena Catedral's curator insight, August 6, 3:52 AM

Because a good idea will go to waste if you can't present it right. 

becool's curator insight, August 21, 7:51 AM
Voor wie nog graag ppt presentaties maakt, kan dit een manier zijn om er meer variatie in te integreren. Leve Prezi :)
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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.

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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How To Make Your Own Website

How To Make Your Own Website | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
Strikingly is the best website builder for anyone to build a well designed, mobile-friendly website easily. Quick, simple and stylish. Come and grab yours.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 21, 2:58 PM

It's free!

Raquel Navarro's curator insight, June 27, 4:45 AM

Crear un sitio web fiendly

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15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

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Sue Walsh's curator insight, June 14, 7:03 PM

Discussion board manners :-)

gwynethjones's curator insight, June 15, 10:32 AM

So many of these tips are just basic human common sense. But this is a nice package to start the conversation!

abyd's curator insight, July 2, 6:01 PM

Might be helpful setting out ground rules at the start

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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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Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish

Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

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tom jackson's curator insight, June 18, 9:25 AM

it can get confusing (for us, seasoned teachers) to recall which does what when we use these tools infrequently.  This user-friendly chart is a very helpful as it defines what to use for which purpose.

tom jackson's curator insight, June 18, 9:26 AM

it is confusing to recall which does what when we use these tools infrequently.  This user-friendly chart is a very helpful as it defines what to use for which purpose.

Libchelle's curator insight, June 18, 6:25 PM

Fantastic  table for students, teachers and parents. 

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Code Hunt

Code Hunt | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it

A superb game where children must use their knowledge of coding to progress through the levels. There are two programming languages to choose from and tutorials at every step of the way.
http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ict+%26+Web+Tools


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School libraries: using data to boost student literacy

School libraries: using data to boost student literacy | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
Librarian Adam Lancaster explains how his school used tracking data and reading quizzes to support reluctant readers

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lyn_hay's curator insight, May 12, 4:15 AM

This article provides some concrete ways that a school library program can use data to support the progress of reluctant readers and their improvement in literacy development.

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 4, 3:05 AM

Time to start taking and looking at our data!

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A Nice Graphic On The Risks of Social Networking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Nice Graphic On The Risks of Social Networking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Future Focus Learning in Australian School Libraries | Scoop.it
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