Scooping Literacy: Diversified Learning
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Scooping Literacy: Diversified Learning
Not all learning requires a screen ... so this board will have old school and modern tools
Curated by Terry Doherty
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How the iPad affects young children, and what we can do about it: Lisa Guernsey at TEDxMidAtlantic - YouTube

Lisa Guernsey is Director of the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative. Ms. Guernsey focuses on elevating dialogue about early childhood educat...

Via Carisa Kluver
Terry Doherty's insight:

"This screen, it has some real power over us. It's got a real hold on us." Fascinating and very worthwhile for educators & parents alike."  Lisa Guernsey 

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:24 PM

For those interested in storytelling for children this is fascinating.

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How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus

How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus | Scooping Literacy: Diversified Learning | Scoop.it

Are your children prepared to think and focus for success in 21st century life?


Via Deborah McNelis, M.Ed
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WEAC's curator insight, August 7, 2015 9:55 AM

"Because their brains are still developing and malleable, frequent exposure by so-called digital natives to technology is actually wiring the brain in ways very different than in previous generations. What is clear is that, as with advances throughout history, the technology that is available determines how our brains develops."

Larry Heuser's curator insight, August 8, 2015 3:27 PM

Using the Internet is like jet skiing.  Skimming along the surface of the water at high speed, exposed to a broad vista, surrounded by many distractions, and only able to focus fleetingly on any one thing.

Audrey's curator insight, August 13, 2015 5:56 PM

This is true.  They seem to be absorbing ideas faster.

 

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Outdoor Education Helps Minority Students Close Gap in Environmental Literacy

Outdoor Education Helps Minority Students Close Gap in Environmental Literacy | Scooping Literacy: Diversified Learning | Scoop.it
Programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to NC State research.

Via Gina Stepp
Terry Doherty's insight:

It's nice to see discussion of literacy with middle school students. So much is focused on elementary that we often forget to keep going. 

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Terry Doherty's comment, March 24, 2013 5:42 PM
Thanks for the find, Gina!
Gina Stepp's comment, March 24, 2013 6:40 PM
So true, Terry! We need to stay engaged all the way through~