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Digital Literacy and Libraries: What's Coming Next

Renee Hobbs gives the keynote address at the Metropolitan New York Library Council on January 15, 2013.
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12 Free Online Quiz Makers to Create Online Quizzes | Training & E-Learning Zone for Quizzes

12 Free Online Quiz Makers to Create Online Quizzes | Training & E-Learning Zone for Quizzes | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
I often receive a lot of questions about how to make online quizzes for free. Here is a collection of 12 free online quiz making applications I collect after

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South West Grid for Learning Trust - A Curriculum for 21st Century Learners | Diigo

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'Games keep me mentally active'

'Games keep me mentally active' | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Computer games are increasingly being seen as a way for older people to keep mentally active, as Bryony Mackenzie reports.
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Wonderful......You're never too old!

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Why Being Young Doesn't Make You a Social Media Expert

Why Being Young Doesn't Make You a Social Media Expert | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Your kids were born and raised with technology -- but does that make them exempt from a lesson on digital etiquette?
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What Facebook's New Graph Search Means for Your Privacy

What Facebook's New Graph Search Means for Your Privacy | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Facebook unveiled on Tuesday "Graph Search," a new criteria-based search function. Here's how it affects your Facebook privacy.
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Convert Webpage — Convert any web-page to Image or PDF

Convert Webpage — Convert any web-page to Image or PDF | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Web-application for converting web-pages into Images or PDFs right in your browser

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 13, 2013 6:14 AM

A quick and easy way to convert any web page to image or PDF. A handy tool for preparing images for your tutorials or presentations.

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How Colleges Are Using Pinterest In Education

How Colleges Are Using Pinterest In Education | cyber citizens | Scoop.it

Like Twitter and Facebook, Pinterest has fast become an essential social media tool for colleges.


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The Evolution Of Google Search Over The Past 5 Years - Edudemic

The Evolution Of Google Search Over The Past 5 Years - Edudemic | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Do you know the date that Google Image Search started? These and other remarkable inventions are all part of the evolution of Google search.

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Edudemic's curator insight, January 8, 2013 5:12 PM

Do you know what the Google Knowledge Graph is? What about the date that Google Image Search started? These and other remarkable inventions are all part of the evolution of Google search.

Below is a brief look at how the Google search engine / magic has evolved since 1997. Has it been that long? Amazing.

REDaprendiendo's curator insight, January 9, 2013 4:28 AM

Do you know what the Google Knowledge Graph is? What about the date that Google Image Search started? These and other remarkable inventions are all part of the evolution of Google search.

Below is a brief look at how the Google search engine / magic has evolved since 1997. Has it been that long? Amazing.

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What Happens to Your Social Media Life When You Die?

What Happens to Your Social Media Life When You Die? | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Since so many people have social media accounts, blogs and email accounts, it's wise to give some thought on what happens with that information when you die.
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Home - Digital Citizens Action Alliance

Individuals, organizations and businesses dedicated to making the Internet safer and crime-free.
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Who owns the content you upload online?

Who owns the content you upload online? | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
The thorny issue of ownership is under the spotlight again, after Instagram announced changes to its terms and conditions
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Digital Learning Day : 6-2-13

Digital Learning Day : 6-2-13 | cyber citizens | Scoop.it

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Anthony Beal's curator insight, January 24, 2013 3:59 AM

US initiative, has strategic ideas and resources that could be used by teachers and librarians in other countries

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Sound Around You

Sound Around You | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Discover the sounds around you - contribute to our worldwide soundscape research project and add your mark to our sound map
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Information Literacy Weblog: New online Information Literacy Journal Club: 17th Jan at 8pm UK time!

Information Literacy Weblog: New online Information Literacy Journal Club: 17th Jan at 8pm UK time! | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
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Soovle - Let the web help.

Search suggestions and completions from the top providers on the internet. Easy to use, fast and efficient. Hit the right arrow to change engines, and use your arrow keys to search without all the typing.
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All your search options in one place!

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The End of Education As We Know It

The End of Education As We Know It | cyber citizens | Scoop.it

Using online media, adventurous educators are engaging students and teachers in fresh ways.


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Why Teachers Worry About Students’ Online Research Skills

Why Teachers Worry About Students’ Online Research Skills | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
Survey shows teachers are concerned about students’ ability to find credible information online.
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Getting to Know Google - Goodwill Community Foundation

Getting to Know Google - Goodwill Community Foundation | cyber citizens | Scoop.it

Are you aware of the many services that Google offers? This infographic, from the Goodwill Community Foundation (GFC), provides a look at some of the services. In fact the GFC website provides a wide range of materials that you may find useful. This infographic is a part of a lesson that teaches you about many of the services Google provides.


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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 26, 2012 3:50 AM

Google for All!

Nancy Jones's curator insight, December 27, 2012 5:39 PM

Great tool and reminder.

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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | cyber citizens | Scoop.it
How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!
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