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Martin Scorsese on the Importance of Visual Literacy | FilmmakerIQ ...

Martin Scorsese on the Importance of Visual Literacy | FilmmakerIQ ... | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Martin Scorsese on the Importance of Visual Literacy. Menu. Article Categories. Actor · Camera & Grip · Casting Director · Composer · Contests · Costume Designer · Digital Effects Artist · Director · Distribution/Film Festivals ...
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Literacy in the Digital Age

Literacy in the Digital Age | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
If you find a link that is not working, please let me know the title and I will fix it! Thank you!
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PSA Info for kids including lesson plan!

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Visual Literacy (English)

Is visual literacy an academic skill? If so, how do we define it and how do we learn? Studium Generale asked ten researchers from various fields to think abo...
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annlytical - blog - Visual Literacy is Digital Literacy

annlytical - blog - Visual Literacy is Digital Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Visual literacy isn't something that should just be pursued by academics in order that they can ex...
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Reach and Teach: Media Literacy

Reach and Teach: Media Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Image copyright Institute for Humane Education. I was excited when Reach and Teach, a peace and social justice learning company, shared my new TEDx talk, Educating for Freedom, taking the ideas in ...

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iPads in CPS: Mirroring your iPad with AirServer

iPads in CPS: Mirroring your iPad with AirServer | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

"Mirroring (displaying) your iPad through your projector is huge. If you are in the classroom, you want to be to have this seemingly simple tool for instruction. Surprisingly enough, it's taken such a long time to get viable solutions for this indispensable teacher tool."


Via John Evans, Jon Samuelson, Katharina Kulle, R.Conrath, Ed.D.
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60 in 60: Inspiring Apps to Engage and Enrich

This presentation was given by Ray Birks and Aaron Hansen at WAETAG 2012. The focus was how to engage and enrich students and teachers in technology.

Mobile apps, websites and software are included as is a key that lets you know if it is free or a cost, and grade level (K-5, 6-8, 9-12). Most likely you will fine (or perhaps be reminded of) a couple of new tools that you might like to use.


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Five Tips for Supporting iPads in the Classroom

Five Tips for Supporting iPads in the Classroom | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The true magic in putting tablets in the classroom comes from effective teacher pedagogy and implementation models, says digital-learning expert Jennie Magiera.
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The Politics of Online and Social Media   - Justice Mitchell - JusticeMitchell.com - socially creative.

The Politics of Online and Social Media   - Justice Mitchell - JusticeMitchell.com - socially creative. | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Whether you watched the presidential election results with a “the sky is falling&rdq...
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The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Mobile technology and social networks aren't just disruptive to existing industries like communications and media, they are also helping the change the way that students learn and how education is delivered both in North America and around the world.

Via Gordon Dahlby, Julie Lindsay, João Greno Brogueira, Sakis Koukouvis, Dr. Richard NeSmith
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Now You Can Add Interactive Images to Your Tweets

Now You Can Add Interactive Images to Your Tweets | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
You can now view interactive ThingLink images -- which include embedded content -- in Twitter, opening a whole new set of possibilities for the platform.

 


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7 Solutions for Educators Who Want 21st Century Students to Tune In

7 Solutions for Educators Who Want 21st Century Students to Tune In | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

If they aren't engaged, you need to figure out "why".  Here are 7 clues about this issue.  Remember, we only have REAL  control over ourselves!  


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Great Post: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology – Mark Bates

Great Post: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology – Mark Bates | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Wow.  This resonated with me.  Entry regarding traits teachers have who effectively use technology.  "1. start with "why"; 2. malleable and flexible; 3.  embrace change"

 

Important infographic for educators to abosrb if they are going to be able to move in the direction the horse is facing!  Read on!


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Life on the Screen: Visual Literacy in Education

Life on the Screen: Visual Literacy in Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Credit: © 2002 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.

In the rolling hills of California's Marin County grows a brittle amber grass known for one thing: its combustibility.
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Designing a Framework for Critical Thinking with Bloom's Taxonomy as a Guide

Designing a Framework for Critical Thinking with Bloom's Taxonomy as a Guide | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Instructional designer Jason Lancaster discusses higher-order thinking, leveraging Bloom's Taxonomy, and what to remember when designing with critical thinking in mind.
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George Lucas on Teaching Visual Literacy and Communications

An interview with the founder and chairman of Edutopia and The George Lucas Educational Foundation on how visual language should be an integrated part of tea...
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Survival of the Savviest: Content Curation for Professionals

How do you develop and display your talent efficiently and with impact? This is the SlideShare we've put together on why and how professionals embrace Content Curation to make their talents shine online.


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Beth Kanter's comment, November 16, 2012 1:16 PM
OMG ... this is resonating .. thank you .....
Guillaume Decugis's comment, November 16, 2012 1:20 PM
Thanks Beth! Glad you liked it. I also feel that this is a very important trend which will change the way we consider our professional networks.
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thanks ! http://www.scoop.it/t/direct-marketing-services my newly made scoop.it :)
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Pathbrite

Pathbrite | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Pathbrite ePortfolios are the best way to collect, track and showcase a lifetime of learning and achievements, and to get recommended pathways for continuous success.

 

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Very easy to set up and you can chose your own categories to make it very personal... You can even use it as an ePortfolio to show your skills to future employers...

 

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https://pathbrite.com/

 


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Introduction to Social Media in the Classroom

Introduction to Social Media in the Classroom | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

I created this video as a tool to show how I would introduce and incorporate social media into my future classroom. This is a guideline for a junior high classes.


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A short video to introduce to social media in the classroom.

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NZ Critical Literacy Movie 1_1

Classroom clip doing critical literacy in Dunedin, NZ. (children's responses in the video, demonstrates that Critical Literacy is being taught!
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Literacy in America | Visual.ly

Literacy in America | Visual.ly | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The hard truth is people have to be able to read and write, or they’re going to be at a severe disadvantage in life.
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A Collection of Multimedia Storytelling Presentations | KDMC

A Collection of Multimedia Storytelling Presentations | KDMC | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

 

Robin Good: If you are interested into "digital storytelling" and in how it can help your company tell its stories about itself and its products most effectively to the world, here is a great collection of presentations all focusing or related to this topic.

 

Published by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, this collection brings together the best of the many digital media training sessions hosted by KDMC, the Knight Digital Media Center.

 

 


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Many thanks for the plug Robin! It's an honor. And the collection you scooped is a terrific resource. Glad you added it! Have an awesome upcoming weekend :)
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How To Integrate Education Technology With Scaffolding - Edudemic

How To Integrate Education Technology With Scaffolding - Edudemic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Imagine asking students to write a research paper without teaching them how to write an introduction, body and conclusion first..


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Culture of Thinking | Ponderings

... I believe you will be pleasantly surprised to see that young person become a capable and confident thinker! *Ron Ritchhart's definition of a “culture of thinking”. For more information about this, go to: www.ronritchhart.com ...


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Wibbitz - Convert Text to Video

Wibbitz - Convert Text to Video | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Wibbitz is a text-to-video platform that can automatically turn any text-based article, post or feed into a short video. Using Wibbitz almost any article, post or feed on the web can be instantly turned into a short video clip.


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Linda Mercer's comment, November 28, 2012 9:02 AM
Thanks for all of your comments and responses to my question. Perhaps the relative success of using Wibbitz depends upon the platform (if that's the right term!) upon which the web page rests. Interesting idea though.
Linda Mercer's comment, November 28, 2012 9:02 AM
Thanks for all of your comments and responses to my question. Perhaps the relative success of using Wibbitz depends upon the platform (if that's the right term!) upon which the web page rests. Interesting idea though.
Dennis T OConnor's comment, November 29, 2012 4:07 PM
I've had nothing but success using this tool. I've used the RSS feeds from my scoop.it magazines to create a Wibbitz news feed that I've placed on several of my blogs. Platform: Chrome +PC