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Your Online Life Permanent as a Tattoo ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Your Online Life Permanent as a Tattoo ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
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Tip of the Week: Less Paper/More Comprehension with Readability and PrintFriendly

Tip of the Week: Less Paper/More Comprehension with Readability and PrintFriendly | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
We’re spending more time online, reading and researching with our students. We often need to print out these online resources for use as handouts or review materials. One of the problems with onlin...
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Other worlds - Home

Other worlds - Home | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
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The Other worlds project has provided resources to help students and teachers make use of Web 2.0 authoring tools for the creation of fiction and non-fiction in the middle years

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Trying a laptop ban without being a Luddite

Trying a laptop ban without being a Luddite | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
I love technology. This is why I am banning the use of laptops in my big lecture course, Media & Society, this coming fall. Wait, that didn't sound right. But it's true. I love technology so mu...
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Learning Fiction Text Structure with S.T.O.R.Y!

Learning Fiction Text Structure with S.T.O.R.Y! | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
S.T.O.R.Y. A few years ago, I was looking for a fun and engaging way to teach Fiction Text Structure to my struggling readers, when I came across Victoria Naughton’s strategy, “Picture ...
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4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad

4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
Technology is an effective and engaging tool that can be used to improve vocabulary acquisition for all learners...
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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it

People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics? What would you make it of? It’s actually easier than you think… even if you have zero design skills whatsoever.


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Ken Peterson's comment, November 28, 2013 3:00 PM
http://www.edudemic.com/diy-infographics/
Sadhana Pittala's curator insight, May 16, 2014 11:54 AM

Type: Versus

Pros: Easy to understand and read

cons: The colors clash with one another to the point at which it's hard to look at, the colors also look dull and washed out

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Teen Social Media Infographic from Common Sense Media | Common Sense Media

Teen Social Media Infographic from Common Sense Media | Common Sense Media | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
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8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook

8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
These eight tools will make the experience of creating your first ebook painless and even fun.
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Can E-Readers Ease Reading for Dyslexics?

Can E-Readers Ease Reading for Dyslexics? | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
Flickr: libookperson The causes of dyslexia—the disorder that makes reading excruciatingly difficult for about one in twenty school-aged children—hav...
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Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE

"Literacy today depends on understanding the multiple media that make up our high-tech reality and developing the skills to use them effectively"


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10 Digital Citizenship Tips From Your Mother - Edudemic

10 Digital Citizenship Tips From Your Mother - Edudemic | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
While 'the internet' and 'manners' don't tend to pop up in the same sentence very often (at least not in the positive sense), there are a number of ways that manners really do matter when you're interacting online.
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Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts

Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.

 

Useful. 8/10

 

Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ ;

 

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Trude Burnett's curator insight, May 9, 2014 3:48 PM

Good tools to make Infographics

becool's curator insight, May 4, 6:40 AM

Infographics voor zij die er nog steeds zot van zijn.

Sahana Chattopadhyay's curator insight, May 4, 11:59 PM

Infographics are great tools to present curated and focused content from a specific perspective. 

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TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos

TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
TubeChop allows you to easily chop a funny or interesting section from any YouTube video and share it.
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Surviving InfoWhelm: Information Fluency to the Rescue| The Committed Sardine

Surviving InfoWhelm: Information Fluency to the Rescue| The Committed Sardine | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
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Detecting Bias, Browsing, Freshness, Backlinks, Red Flags...

Detecting Bias, Browsing, Freshness, Backlinks, Red Flags... | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it
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Gavin Dudeney 'What is digital literacy?'

Gavin Dudeney 'What is digital literacy?' | CGS Literacy, Learning and ICT | Scoop.it

The latest recording from the British Council  Seminars series is about digital literacy. What is digital literacy, and what is its significance to you as a teacher?


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E-learning/mobile learning, course design and emerging technology