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Is the Internet changing how we read and think? What are the implications for those with dyslexia? For educators? (Find me on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/cdcowen. See my other SCOOP-IT pages http://www.scoop.it/t/dyslexia-diablogue-ida-examiner AND http://www.scoop.it/t/dyslexia-literacy )
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Why You Should Care About Mobile Security [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why You Should Care About Mobile Security [INFOGRAPHIC] | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
An infographic from security-testing company Veracode explores the rise of data breaches and what it could mean for businesses and consumers.

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10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture

10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

Continuing our theme of using Twitter in education this week, we bring you a look at the ways Twitter is causing the current lecture model to evolve. The following analysis is brought to you by our content partners over at Online Universities.

 

Gone is the time when PowerPoint was the most impressive communication technology in the lecture hall. These days, students and professors enjoy the power of Twitter, a tool that allows for digital discussions to supplement and even guide lecture sessions. So how exactly is Twitter changing the college lecture as we know it?

 

Read on to find out about 10 different ways.

 

- Mobile devices are welcome in the lecture hall once again

- Lectures become a conversation

- Bashful students are speaking up

- More students get connected in large lectures

- Students stay engaged beyond the lecture

- Dorm discussions don’t happen as much anymore, and that’s OK

- There’s more information saved now than ever before

- Students think about lectures even when they’re not at school

- Review sessions happen anywhere

- Fewer classroom disruptions exist

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/07/twitter-college-lecture/

 

 


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Twitter - A Necessity for Educators in 2012

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A Necessity for Educators in 2012
“Twitter won’t change your life, but it might make your job more fun and a little easier” - NEA

 

What is Twitter? Twitter is an online social networking site which allows users to send and receive messages of up to 140 characters.

 

Why should I join Twitter? Twitter has really become an extensive online community for anyone to quickly share and gain ideas on any topic. It’s FREE and very easy to use.

 

What role does Twitter have in Education? Twitter is a really great way to communicate short and concise thoughts. Some great ways Twitter can be used in education are:

 

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http://www.texasprincipal.org/index.php/texas-principals-education-help-support-team/entry/twitter-a-necessity-for-educators-in-2012

 


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50 QR code resources for the classroom

50 QR code resources for the classroom | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Summary: How can QR codes be used effectively in class?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gust MEES: Be aware when using QR-Codes and install protection against malware on your computer and on your smartphones; my selection here:

 

- http://www.scoop.it/t/qr-code-and-its-applications?tag=Norton-QR-Reader-Security

 

 

- http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

- http://www.scoop.it/t/qr-code-and-its-applications?

 

 

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http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/50-qr-code-resources-for-the-classroom/16093

 


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