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Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know.
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The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic

The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

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Julie Aterman's curator insight, September 19, 2013 10:25 AM

This is great! I wish I could get it as a poster.

Saberes Sin Fronteras Ong's curator insight, Today, 10:42 AM

#información_proceso

Maggie McGuirk Veres's curator insight, Today, 9:37 PM

This is a great resource.

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8 Tools to Help Optimize Your SEO

8 Tools to Help Optimize Your SEO | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
SEO has become a cornerstone in content marketing campaigns as businesses look to establish a presence on the Internet. However, SEO is about more than just making sure you have the appropriate keywords placed in landing pages and blog posts. Search engines are getting smarter – specifically Google – which is constantly trying to keep the playing field leveled with every new update.
Google’s goal is to ensure that Web surfers are getting quality results each time they submit a search query, and you need to keep these guidelines in mind to make sure your company site actually reaches your target audience. That being said, it helps to know how to optimize your SEO strategy to make sure that you’re always tapping into the potential of the Web. Here are eight tools you can use to enhance your current SEO plan.
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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

Very impressive digital animation, a must see...

 

Here the link: http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 16, 2014 3:35 PM

La rueda taxonómica se irá enriqueciendo en la medida que las TIC sigan su propia evolución creativa e innovadora en lel proceso de implementación, evaluación y seguimiento en los entornos de aprendizaje físicos, virtuales y mixtos.

Al Post's curator insight, July 29, 2014 5:32 PM

Pretty cool...interactive Adobe Flash site. Click on an area to see additional information.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, July 31, 2014 7:20 PM

http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 

Interactive animation that breaks down the 'wheel' - includes suggested 'tools' that could be used for different related activities.

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30 Kids Walk into a Classroom, What Happens Next Will Change the Future of Business

30 Kids Walk into a Classroom, What Happens Next Will Change the Future of Business | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Whenever you see a group of kids frantically engaging with their mobile screens instead of looking at or talking to one another, it’s easy to brush it off because it’s not you or criticize their
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U.S. Students Score Above Average on First PISA Problem-Solving Exam

U.S. Students Score Above Average on First PISA Problem-Solving Exam | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
U.S. students scored above average on the first PISA assessment of creative problem solving but still lagged behind top-performing nations.
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Sociologists find emerging condition, 'cyberasociality' | Cornell Chronicle

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I can't figure out whether or not to take this seriously, but the points about dyslexia and the role of the environment in defining a "disability" are well taken.

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Five Myths About International Large-Scale Assessments

Five Myths About International Large-Scale Assessments | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Laura C. Engel and Michael J. Feuer of The George Washington University debunk five prevailing myths about international large-scale assessments (ILSAs).
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How to take advantage of the brain's preference of visual content & stories

How to take advantage of the brain's preference of visual content & stories | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
To make your Content Marketing work stand out you need to combine visual elements through storytelling. Read to learn more on data visualization.

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This, of course, applies to any messaging effort, not just marketing.

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Karen Ostenried's curator insight, March 12, 2014 8:09 PM

Remember people learn from you in 3 ways, audibly, visually and kinaesthetically. Which is why what you do with your body including your face is also so critical. 

Dave Wood's curator insight, March 14, 2014 6:58 PM

The first 2 sentences of this article sum it all up:

"On average, your readers will only read 28% of the words on a page.

Can you tell your whole story in 2-3 sentences? Probably not."

 

As graphic/visual coaches this reinforces the value of recording and working through visuals to support and enhance  the normal  talking and  note taking.

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, March 15, 2014 1:26 PM

Para aumentar a retenção na aprendizagem, a combinação de imagens e contação de histórias ainda são técnincas campeãs. Vamos pratica-las nas acoes educacionais ? 

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Two Sides Of The Same Coin: The Employment Crisis And The Education Crisis

Two Sides Of The Same Coin: The Employment Crisis And The Education Crisis | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

It’s a well-publicized reality that job growth is not consistent with the increase in the number of college graduates, and the unemployment crisis is a major concern for many countries. And yet, employers and business leaders are beginning to insist that their demand for talent is not being met by the [...]

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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
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Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, March 3, 2014 9:01 AM

Bloom's Taxonomy accompanied with useful websites that make it easier to carry out the various levels.

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 2014 4:31 PM

A brilliant tool for all educators.

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4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic

4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

The 4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic presents how EdTech alters the way we learn. In particular, there is a transition from individual to collaborative learning and from passive to active or brain-based learning while differentiated instruction is rising and... http://elearninginfographics.com/4-ways-educational-technology-is-changing-how-people-learn-infographic/


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Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 2014 4:35 PM

Easy to see and associated the 'SH!FT'

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Content Curation: The Art of a Curated Post [Infographic] | Content Marketing Forum

Content Curation: The Art of a Curated Post [Infographic] | Content Marketing Forum | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
What should a curated piece of content look like? Paint the perfect post with these five elements.

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, January 15, 8:59 AM

Curation is something I have been slowly learning to do better and I really enjoyed the tips given in this infographic. Anyone using these tips already?

Gina Tucker's curator insight, January 15, 8:33 PM

How to maximize the imapct of your curated post! 

Liliana Suleiman's curator insight, January 19, 4:26 AM

#ContentCuration made simple.

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Design Beautiful Ebooks Using Powerpoint

Design Beautiful Ebooks Using Powerpoint | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
You don't have to have an art degree to make a beautiful Ebook! Here's how to do it in four, simple steps.

You spend a lot of time making sure the content that goes into your Ebooks is unique and of high quality, right? So why wouldn’t you do the same with your Ebook design?


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Paula King, Ph.D.'s curator insight, July 29, 2014 10:33 PM

Using PowerPoint no less. 

Linda Jones's curator insight, August 1, 2014 11:47 AM

Looks interesting. 

Tony Guzman's curator insight, August 11, 2014 11:30 AM

Great tips to help you create an eBook via PowerPoint.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Storytelling

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Storytelling | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Brand storytelling is big - and getting bigger. As we're all geeky about the content, stories and ideas that brands publish we thought we'd take a look at the

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Nacho Vega's curator insight, July 3, 2014 5:37 PM

Keep it short!

Edgar Mata's curator insight, July 5, 2014 1:37 PM

Cuenta cuentos

Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, July 6, 2014 12:16 AM

Great Infographic about the affects of Storytelling on the Brain .

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Maryanne Wolf: Teachers - YouTube

"Dyslexic Advantage - UCSF Scientific Symposium: Dyslexia Beyond Reading: Memory, Cognition, Expertise, and Innovation - Dr. Maryanne Wolf discusses some of the behaviors all parents can employ to help their child become a successful reader. Wolf also emphasizes how important it is for parents to realize the positive impact they can have on their child at a young age."


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Lou Salza's curator insight, May 10, 2014 10:55 AM

In less than two minutes with Maryanne Wolf; more wisdom than we find in two hours elsewhere.---Lou

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3 Ways to Use QR Codes to Connect School and Home

3 Ways to Use QR Codes to Connect School and Home | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Print communications can be enhanced with this digital barcode-like technology.
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Reading is different online than off, experts say

Reading is different online than off, experts say | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading

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What if there were no public schools?

What if there were no public schools? | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
It might not be as bad as you think
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A well written essay and intriguing thought experiment. 

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Social Media Network Guide (Dos / Don'ts) 2014

Social Media Network Guide (Dos / Don'ts) 2014 | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Click here for a larger view!While the jury’s still out on a better way to pluralize don’t, it’s a very useful graphic. We’ve taken a look at 11 major Social Media networks and explain various ways
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Paul's curator insight, March 31, 2014 8:12 AM

Really useful reference chart 

Tom Pick's curator insight, April 2, 2014 8:13 AM

Great list, helpful reference to keep and share.

Stephen Dale's curator insight, April 4, 2014 5:46 AM

A look at 11 major Social Media networks and how they can be optimised for business. The Social Networks included in the infographic are:

 

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Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
A major criticism I have of most educational institutions is that their primary focus is on students' intellectual and cognitive development.  Too often individual learner's needs do not enter into...

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David Baker's curator insight, March 15, 2014 7:21 PM

This is the second perspective on Maslow's hierarchy I have seen in the past few weeks.  As we try to make learning more rigorous and more inclusive for all students the importance of meeting student needs in a variety of ways is very important.  This must include Social/emotional as well as technological.  

Ali Anani's curator insight, March 18, 2014 4:42 AM

A fresh perspective on Maslow's Pyramid of Needs

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 29, 2014 5:43 PM

I really like this pyramid. It certainly makes the psychology of learning clear. 

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How social media will save education - @impactfulcoach

How social media will save education - @impactfulcoach | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
For years, we’ve been reading much about teacher shortages. Fewer individuals see teaching as a career pathway of choice, leaving schools and school distri
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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

Dênia Falcão's curator insight, January 23, 12:37 PM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Rumors of book industry's death have been greatly exaggerated

Rumors of book industry's death have been greatly exaggerated | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Book sales have risen strongly since 2008, not coincidentally since ebooks came on the scene. There’s more than ever to read and people are reading more books than ever.

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Sara Rosett's curator insight, February 18, 2014 3:00 PM

This is math I can understand: "Dig a little deeper and you’ll see that, within the total, ebook sales rose from $68 million to $3 billion, what’s technically known as a gazillion percent increase. Absent ebooks, total print book sales did shrink about 8%."