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Suheir Hammad: Poems of war, peace, women, power

http://www.ted.com Poet Suheir Hammad performs two spine-tingling spoken-word pieces: "What I Will" and "break (clustered)" -- meditations on war and peace, ...
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The Journey of Documentary: a web series about the evolution of documentary

The Journey of Documentary: a web series about the evolution of documentary | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
This is an online interactive documentary about how to make an online interactive documentary. 

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 3, 2013 10:17 PM

Filmmaker, Atalanti Dionysis, has also created an excellent website around this web series which she hopes will be used "as a resource for emerging filmmakers and [she hopes it] generates conversation around transmedia & interactive multiplatforms for documentary and that it will act as a hub for collaborations and networking opportunities."

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'Social reading' the next phase of e-book revolution - Technology & Science - CBC News

'Social reading' the next phase of e-book revolution - Technology & Science - CBC News | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
Some digital pioneers think that the online sharing of books via social media -- social reading -- may become the dominant way of both consuming and producing stories.
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ODYSSEY/Homepage

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Explores ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman cultures.  Includes museum objects, puzzles, games, worksheets.

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The Best Resources For Learning About The Next Papal Election | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Resources For Learning About The Next Papal Election | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
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Differentiation and explicit teaching in English | Teaching AC English

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21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

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21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 22, 2013 12:06 AM

In today’s 21st century classrooms, digital tools should coexist alongside more traditional tools. Online tools, compared to their more traditional counterparts, provide a broader array of information about words and word meanings. In addition, some tools allow teachers to easily customize words so that students can practice, review, and play games with content or unit-specific words. Digital tools allows students to:

Marie Kilgallon's curator insight, February 22, 2013 7:40 AM

Some interesting resources - Well done

Elizabeth E Charles's curator insight, March 19, 2013 9:26 AM

Good starting point for resources on digital literacy.

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Creative Book Builder

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Creative Book Builder is a fantastic app that allows students to create books in epub format, which can then be exported to iBooks and shared with others. There are a variety of instructional uses for this app, from using it as a publishing tool for project-based learning to a summative assessment at the end of a unit ...


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MsCarterTL's curator insight, March 1, 2013 1:09 PM

This would work well with the implementation of an eBook signout system that allows the publishing of student work.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 4, 2013 4:47 AM

Let's get ambitious!!! I'm sure students will love it. Hard work and high rewarding outcomes!

Catherine Thomas-Varcoe's curator insight, March 20, 2013 6:21 AM

An app that could be built into student activities or assessment if iPads are introduced across the board.

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Google Life Project; A Resource of Great Images to Use in Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Life Project; A Resource of Great Images to Use in Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
Google Life Project; A Resource of Great Images to Use in Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/BsTAUCr3x0

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Learning Place : iConnect Manager : Play Recording "OneChannel Digitised resources - SLQ"

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Missed out on the Digitised Resources PD last month? You can watch us demonstrate how to find and use free history resources like ebooks, images and maps. Password is "slq".

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CristinaSkyBox: Shakespeare for Students

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Cindy Kroeker's curator insight, February 21, 2013 1:28 AM

Excellent list of Shakespeare resources.

 

Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, February 21, 2013 1:41 AM
Thank you Cindy! Always great to know that a post is of interest/useful to other colleagues :-)
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Educational Videos: Math Videos, Science Videos | Disney Educational Productions

Educational Videos: Math Videos, Science Videos | Disney Educational Productions | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
Buy math and science educational videos and DVDs from Disney Educational Productions. Buy DVDs of ABC News Classroom, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and more.
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iPad apps and Lessons

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Great App Review Checklists for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning (Great App Review Checklists for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/wplQbIpKdj)...

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Spoken-word fireworks | TED Playlists | TED

Spoken-word fireworks | TED Playlists | TED | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
Brave and beautiful expressions from some of the world's most talented spoken-word performers, who weave stories in words and gestures.
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Online Now

Journey into the world of contemporary online social interaction. A Pocket Jakes Film www.PocketJakes.com www.facebook.com/PocketJakes www.twitter.com/pocket...
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The Best Geography Sites for Learning About Europe

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Apps in Education: Collaborative App Guide for the Classroom

Apps in Education: Collaborative App Guide for the Classroom | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it

Monique created a GOODLE DOC that tabulated apps, their functionality AND their numerous applications in the classroom. Being a google doc means you can access to from multiple devices.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, January 28, 2013 3:53 PM

An extensive list that you will need to explore to make the connections to inquiry learning. Even so, there are heaps of ideas on how to use the apps in the classroom.

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, January 28, 2013 3:54 PM

Share your apps and how you use them.

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How To Write An Effective Point Of View

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By Writer's Relief staff: Point of View (or “POV,” as we’ll occasionally refer to it in this article) can be one of the most important choices you make for your novel or short story, long before you ever put your pen to the paper.
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Oscar Week Special: Seven Teaching Resources on Film Literacy

Oscar Week Special: Seven Teaching Resources on Film Literacy | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it

With the abundance of media messages in our society, it's important to ensure students are media literate. The Oscars provide a great opportunity to use the year's best films to teach students about media and film literacy -- they can also be an engaging teaching tool that provokes students' interest in a variety of subjects and issues. Here, we're providing some classroom resources from around the Web.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 21, 2013 3:19 PM

Great resources for developing visual literacy.

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The Teacher's Guide To Copyright And Fair Use

The Teacher's Guide To Copyright And Fair Use | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
If you're looking to use various online materials in class, check out the teacher's guide to copyright and fair use before you begin!

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 21, 2013 3:39 PM

You might need to check the information in the graphic image to make sure it complies with your countries position on copyright in schools.

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8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome

8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
Check out these 8 videos that explore the beauty of math, both in its simplicity and its complexity.

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you are welcome.
Christy P.Novack's curator insight, March 25, 2013 2:49 PM

Cool videos around the subject of math to check out.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, May 6, 2013 11:07 AM

Check out the STAR video.  Just wonderful!!

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The Learning App Guide

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Bronwyn Sutton Speech Pathology offers early intervention Speech Pathology services for children up to 6 years old in the Brisbane area.
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