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Information Fluency is the ability to locate digital information efficiently, evaluate it effectively and use it ethically.
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26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom

26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom | AC Library News | Scoop.it
26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom

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Apps vs Web Tools: Key Factoids To Know About Both Options - Edudemic

Apps vs Web Tools: Key Factoids To Know About Both Options - Edudemic | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Using smartphones and tablets in the classroom isn’t necessarily innovative anymore.

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10 iOS Apps Every Student Should Download - HackCollege

10 iOS Apps Every Student Should Download - HackCollege | AC Library News | Scoop.it
10 iOS #Apps Every Student Should Download http://t.co/OZpvnd1uxo #HigherEd #ArchEdu #education #edutech

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MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution?

MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution? | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Yesterday I attended a mini conference dedicated to Open Educational Resources (OER). I found it to be quite interesting as there aren’t many events completely dedicated to OER these days. In fact,

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How To Use Social Media In Education (Part 2 of 2)

How To Use Social Media In Education (Part 2 of 2) | AC Library News | Scoop.it
(this is a continuation from yesterday’s article about barriers to using social media in education) The first step towards applying social media into education starts with empowering teachers by giving them freedom to use social media to engage with students and giving them the freedom to come-up with innovative ways of teaching using technology. On …

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 6, 9:51 AM

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence


RESENTICE's curator insight, May 7, 1:10 AM

Seconde partie : usages des réseaux sociaux dans l'éducation, considérés comme outils innovants..mais des exemples d'usages  montrent comment ces outils bouleversent les méthodes traditionnelles d'enseignement ... 

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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 | AC Library News | Scoop.it

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 17, 7:11 PM

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

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Check them out!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Thinglink Edu - Your Students Can Use Thinglink Without Email Addresses, Here's How

Free Technology for Teachers: Thinglink Edu - Your Students Can Use Thinglink Without Email Addresses, Here's How | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"Thinglink http://thinglink.com/ was a big hit in the workshop that I facilitated yesterday in Bettendorf, Iowa. Thinglink can be used to turn any static image into an interactive, multimedia image. Yesterday, we used PicMonkey and PicCollage to create collages about what a good learning environment looks like to us. After creating those collages we saved them as PNG files and uploaded them to Thinglink where we added videos, audio files, and links to articles to enhance our collages and make them interactive."


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christa appleton's curator insight, June 25, 4:42 AM

Thinglink is a great tool offering visualisation with links to related resources. It could be used by a teacher to provide resources to explore or even better by students to find and explain a subject or topic.

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | iPad App Smashing with Google Forms, Haiku Deck, Explain Everything, and YouTube

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | iPad App Smashing with Google Forms, Haiku Deck, Explain Everything, and YouTube | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"Since we learn how to create narrated slideshows on the iPad using EduCreations (free) and Explain Everything(the most powerful app available for classroom media creation, IMHO) I create a narrated slideshow that same night to answer submitted participant questions. I’m able to view these readily as Google Form responses in an automatically-generated spreadsheet."


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Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, June 27, 5:08 AM

Cool beans!

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Create, Publish, Promote: An iPad Workflow For Learning - Te@chThought

Create, Publish, Promote: An iPad Workflow For Learning - Te@chThought | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"Workflow is as much about inspiration and elegance as it is function and efficiency.

 

Ideally a workflow for learning would promote curiosity and ambition as much as it supports students in accomplishing goals, turning in work, and other procedural events. Any workflow should also be aligned with the tools of the trade–in this case the hardware and software of an iPad.

 

That’s where Create, Publish, Promote comes in–three words that clarify a basic sequence that can realize the potential of mobile technology."


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Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, June 27, 5:11 AM

This is the type of news that will help are students become engaged in projects and assignments! Thanks!

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Create Short Biographies With Morfo 3D Faces - iPad Apps for School

Create Short Biographies With Morfo 3D Faces - iPad Apps for School | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"Yesterday, at the Catholic Schools Foundation Summer Tech Conference at Boston College I saw a fantastic panel discussion on using technology in K-2 classrooms. One of the really neat things that I saw was an example of students using Morfo 3D Faces to create short biographies. Morfo 3D Faces is an iPad app that you can use to create a talking picture of person’s face. You can take a picture of a person or you can take a picture of a picture of a person (think taking a picture of a picture of George Washington). Once you’ve captured the picture you can customize the face by altering the eyes, mouth, and nose to move as you talk. After customizing the picture you can record yourself talking."


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17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times

17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times | AC Library News | Scoop.it
1.)  Your students turn in their homework on printed paper...instead of digitally.  2.)  For poster assignments, your students need glue, co

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15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | AC Library News | Scoop.it
15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class via @medkh9 #edtech http://t.co/bKJZY6MBrK

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The Big List of The 61 Best Social Media Tools

The Big List of The 61 Best Social Media Tools | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Learn to manage social media to kickstart your business

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Tweet from @iPadWells

Tweet from @iPadWells | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Make sure you've asking your colleagues where they are on the Pencil.
http://t.co/05L9u651wh
#edtech #edadmin

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Cindy Rudy's curator insight, July 5, 4:44 PM

Love this!

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10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic

10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Every year has its standouts, right? 2007 had the original iPhone, and 2010 had the iPad. But what has 2014 offered us in terms of awesome technology thus far?

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5 Awesome Resources for Badges in the Classroom

5 Awesome Resources for Badges in the Classroom | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Gamify Your Classroom With Digital Badges! Adding game mechanics to your classroom doesn't have to be complicated. Digital badges are a great way to get started with gamification. Recognize learning...

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Bernard Bull: Infographic of Building an Online Personal Teaching Network

Bernard Bull: Infographic of Building an Online Personal Teaching Network | AC Library News | Scoop.it

Bernard Bull: Recently, I wrote an article about how to build an online personal teaching network, re-imagining opportunities to teach in the digital world and thinking about the role of teacher as independent c...


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Renee Stewart's curator insight, April 26, 5:34 PM

A good road map to see where I am and suggest where I should go next in the journey of creating my own Personal Learning Network.

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Inteligência coletiva's curator insight, June 5, 1:52 PM

As competências do professor na rede

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Apple's Official Guide to Teaching with Apps

Apple's Official Guide to Teaching with Apps | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"This may be news to you (it was to us), but Apple has a guide for teaching with apps. Called “Using iOS Apps for Teaching & Learning,” it’s 8 pages long and really, honestly isn’t as self-embracing and superificial as you’d expect. Of course, it’s only 8 pages and acts more as an overview than the book, PD, and years of experience it actually requires to get it just right."


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Librarians on the Fly: Why Educators should have these Apps on Their iPADS

Librarians on the Fly: Why Educators should have these Apps on Their iPADS | AC Library News | Scoop.it

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 27, 7:02 AM

I learned about a couple of new apps and I like the description of use by educators on each. Share with your teachers. 

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How the iPad has Brought 3 Generations of Learners Together - FRACTUS LEARNING

How the iPad has Brought 3 Generations of Learners Together - FRACTUS LEARNING | AC Library News | Scoop.it
I have recruited three generations, from iPad Grandma, to iPad Gigi to iPad Toddler in my family. How did this happen? How have things changed between us?

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The iPad App Starter Kit Collection by Andrew Goodgame

The iPad App Starter Kit Collection by Andrew Goodgame | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"Having worked with many schools across Europe this is the starter set of apps that seem to hit the spot. Having a small number of apps when starting your iPad journey is key for me. It gives pupils and teachers the opportunity to get familiar with a set of apps and use them across age groups and subjects." A collection of education technology by Andrew Goodgame


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Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, June 27, 5:07 AM

Very impressive!  It is so great when teachers help teachers!

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App Update: Easy Annotate - Class Tech Tips

App Update: Easy Annotate - Class Tech Tips | AC Library News | Scoop.it

Earlier this year I shared a fantastic app for working with PDF documents, Easy Annotate.  This powerful tool is perfect for teachers and students who want to mark up a text, add notes, and edit their work.  More than just a PDF viewer, Easy Annotate lets users interact with a document and make it their own – while viewing two PDFs side by side."


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Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | AC Library News | Scoop.it

"In their attempts to establish a 1:1 program for the year 6 class, St Oliver Plunket has recently held a series of workshops in order to develop their students skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.

The workshops were particularly centered around teaching students about some tips and tricks for managing their iPad, email etiquette, successful searching and copyright and creative commons. I personally was thrilled by the efforts these people from St Oliver are putting into making their 1:1 program a success and I hope other schools would do the same."


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Christopher Bezsylko's curator insight, June 27, 8:00 AM

leaders create sustainable change by putting the right tools in front of our teachers/students AND building a culture of innovation

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, July 2, 4:34 PM

um big quadro de aplicativos utilizados para apoiar aprendizagem no seculo XXI...

faezams's curator insight, July 10, 6:01 PM

App list visual

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Free Technology for Teachers: Some Ideas and Examples for Using Google+ Hangouts in School

Free Technology for Teachers: Some Ideas and Examples for Using Google+ Hangouts in School | AC Library News | Scoop.it
#eLearning Some Ideas and Examples for Using Google+ Hangouts in School: This morning I virtually dropped into... http://t.co/4cTt2tnt4r

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The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius

The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius | AC Library News | Scoop.it
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more.

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Mary Clark's curator insight, June 15, 8:07 AM

This will be good to share at the beginning of the year. I think it will reassure some teachers, and light a fire under others:)

gwynethjones's curator insight, June 15, 8:55 AM

Like my friend Mary Clark said (She's a great follow!)  This is a really great graphic to share with teachers at the start of school! 


I'm also gonna share this on my New Teacher Survival Guide wikipage!