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Re-Visioning A School Library

For nearly twenty years our school has had the ”Media Resource Centre” (MRC) as our school
library.  The space is physically located at the centre of the school building and houses a predominantly fiction collection of books.
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What is your digital footprint? How do you live in this time of instant information and constant connection?
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Experts Dreamers Quote

Experts Dreamers Quote | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“My definition of an expert and a dreamer.”
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Teachers have to be both. Wisdom tells us when we should be in which role.
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Understanding Digital Citizenship & Identity - Updated March 14

Introduction to digital citizenship and identity.
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Regret More Quote

Regret More Quote | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“What you'll regret most among your regrets in life.”
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And All That Without A Gun

And All That Without A Gun | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“I was talking to an assistant principal friend from a neighboring district who was telling me some funny stories from her middle school experience. She said her own mom and dad like to ask her to tell stories from school.”
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Love the post. Agree that guns have no place in schools.
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Student Leaders Speak About Preparing for 21st Century Careers

Student Leaders Speak About Preparing for 21st Century Careers | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Everyone wants a fast track to a job they’ll love. And, what student wouldn’t enjoy the chance to develop leadership skills and explore a field of interest – before they enter college and the workplace?”
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Fence Sitting Quote

Fence Sitting Quote | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“One can only sit on the fence so long without hurting Minh Tan Other quotes by me This quote springs off the English expression of “sitting on the fence” that means being indecisive, or waiting.”
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Great quote and visual.
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10 Principles for Leading Change

10 Principles for Leading Change | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“ cc licensed image shared by flikr user sakocreative “Too bold. Not bold enough. Too fast.”
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10 tips to keep your digital identity spoofing | Alex Shaikh Dot Com

10 tips to keep your digital identity spoofing | Alex Shaikh Dot Com | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Web developing professional with diversified experience in advertising, marketing & SEO.”
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Three Powerful Videos for Students on Digital Footprints

Today's students spend an overwhelming amount of time online, both in and out of school. More than this, students are sharing more online than ever before. The following statistics come from a recent...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , lorrainebeaudin
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Seven Downloads and Extensions to Make Dropbox Even More Awesome

Seven Downloads and Extensions to Make Dropbox Even More Awesome | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Dropbox is easily the internet's favorite cloud storage provider—at the very least it's our favorite. There are plenty of clever things you can do with it right out of the box (get it?).”
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15 Best Tech Creation Tools

15 Best Tech Creation Tools | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
The national movement of STEM + Art = STEAM fosters innovation and encourages the integration of art and design in K-12 education. For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring the best tech creation tools. Students love to make their own creations -- no matter what the topic....

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André Manssen's curator insight, March 1, 1:16 AM

Hier zitten volgens mij een groot aantal leuke webtooltjes tussen. Zeker de moeite waard om te bekijken!

Angela Kerr's curator insight, March 1, 8:13 AM

Great resource list.

Angela Kerr's curator insight, March 1, 8:14 AM

Great list of resources. New ones I had not seen before!

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The Path to Digital Citizenship | Edutopia

The Path to Digital Citizenship | Edutopia | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek looks at the ethical and practical sides of digital citizenship, and suggests a mindful path for teaching the necessary skills in the elementary grades.
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4 (Digital) Habits That Will Make You More Creative

4 (Digital) Habits That Will Make You More Creative | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Eric E Castro
Sir Ken Robinson’s talk on the notion that “schools kill creativity”, is the most viewed Ted Talk ever.
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Digital Citizenship - An Overview - YouTube

Digital Citizenship - An Overview - YouTube | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
Digital Citizenship is an evolving concept reflecting different behaviours. It includes appropriate and effective ways we interact with people and/or informa...
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Forgiveness

Forgiveness | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“So one of the reasons that I love spending all day with Middle School kids is because they are constantly reminding me about what really matters in life.”
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People’s Expectations Quote

People’s Expectations Quote | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Some thoughts on people's expectations.”
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Great retirement quote
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Can We Control Our Digital Identities? - InformationWeek

Can We Control Our Digital Identities? - InformationWeek | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Can We Control Our Digital Identities? InformationWeek But with the rise of social apps, mobile, and big data, your identity -- now your digital identity -- is far more complex. Your digital identity encompasses a staggering amount of information.”
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Minions, Spider Man, and a Lesson in Digital Citizenship | Rethink ...

Minions, Spider Man, and a Lesson in Digital Citizenship | Rethink ... | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Earlier today, I taught a lesson on digital citizenship in Mary Sheila's fourth grade classroom. It is a lesson that I adapted from Common Sense Media's lesson, Super Digital Citizen. I took inspiration from Common Sense Media ...”
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Great All Time Quote

Great All Time Quote | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Why being great all the time isn't all that great.”
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On the importance of taking a risk!
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» How Social Media Affects Our Self-Perception - World of Psychology

» How Social Media Affects Our Self-Perception - World of Psychology | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Not long ago, a friend of mine deleted her Instagram account. I couldn’t understand why one would ever do such a thing, so I asked and her response caught me o (RT @WestsideBCI: Do you have "smiling depression?”
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Twitter and Canadian Educators | Canadian Education Association (CEA)

Twitter and Canadian Educators | Canadian Education Association (CEA) | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
Do you roll your eyes when someone urges you to go on Twitter?

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Using blogs to create web-based English courses

Using blogs to create web-based English courses | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Sean Dowling, an Educational Technology Coordinator, looks at whether blogs can be used to deliver web-based English language courses, using an example from his own experience. In my previous posts...”
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Life Challenges Quote

Life Challenges Quote | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
“Why a life with challenges is good.”
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Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kids | Creativity Post

Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kids | Creativity Post | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it

By Jeffrey Paul Baumgartner

 

"Research is demonstrating that children rapidly lose their creative thinking skills as they grow older. Moreover, by the time children reach adolescence, the way they think is largely fixed. So the more you encourage your children to use more of their minds in order to think more creatively, the more likely you are to raise exceptionally creative children."


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A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills ...

A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills ... | Digizen2013 | Scoop.it
While looking for a better way to start teaching students digital citizenship skills, one teacher decided to make a visual guide herself - and share it!
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