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How to Credit Your Website Blog Images | IndieMade

How to Credit Your Website Blog Images | IndieMade | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
“Hey, that’s mine!” You heard it on the playground just before a fight broke out, but if you hear it today in regard to tusing pictures on blogs, you’ll find yourself in a whole different sort of fight: a legal one.
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Survey Examines Students' Web Research Skills

Survey Examines Students' Web Research Skills | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
A new study shows that librarians have little confidence in student skill level when it comes to both properly paraphrasing and identifying credible Web sources in research when compared to students’ evaluations of themselves.
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“People often take what they see in their news feeds at face value (even articles from The Onion!). Students are not critically thinking about information they come across throughout the day, and this data shows that that mindset does not shift when it comes to school assignments,” said Gover.   

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Teaching Students How to Research for Understanding with Technology

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Searching for information on the Internet can be extremely challenging for our students. This is widely due to the sheer amount of information that is currently available out there. A lot of teache...
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Scale of Universe - Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool

Scale of Universe - Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool -
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This is a great resource to help students conceptualize the scale of different objects studied.

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Cool Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

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This article offers fun, free ways to use Skype to expand the experiences of the students in the classroom.
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Blogging Permission Form « Trails Optional

Blogging Permission Form « Trails Optional | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it

"A few years ago, Zoe Branigan Pipe (@zbpipe)and I saw the need for a permission form when we were using all sorts of web 2.0 tools. ..."

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This blogging permission forms a great starting point for introducing blogging into your classroom.

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A good resource for implementing social media in the classroom.

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A Day In The Life Of The Internet – infographic

A Day In The Life Of The Internet – infographic | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it

'There are close to two and-a-half billion people online around the world – this number has grown 566 percent since the year 2000 – and 70 percent of them use the internet every day. As you might imagine, with that kind of presence, which amounts to more than a third of the global population, quite a lot happens over the course of each 24 hours.

The Internet never sleeps.  Is it possible to even fathom the idea of any given moment without someone in the world being connected to the Internet for one reason or another?  It wasn’t that long ago that the Internet wasn’t even a thing, but anymore it’s something that we can’t do without.  ztake a look at “A Day in the Life of the Internet”...


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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, May 22, 2013 1:58 PM

Think we are in the middle of a collaborative revoluton or what?

Taylor Mergele's comment, May 22, 2013 2:05 PM
Absolutely. I'm willing to admit that I'm a part of all of those statistics!
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The role of curators in storytelling as tribal influencers and bankers | Tribaling

The role of curators in storytelling as tribal influencers and bankers | Tribaling | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
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Teachers are natural currators. Teachers serve as tribal translators, guides and messengers. Effective teaching involves providing a context from which knowledge can be understood.

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2 Potential Scenarios For Online Professional Development

2 Potential Scenarios For Online Professional Development | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
The big news is about online professional development. But it's nothing new. In fact, the newest model is already outdated.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 4, 2013 3:15 PM

Have to say I agree with a lot of this, especially this part about PLNs "Social learning through PLNs has become a tour de force and it’s not run by any one company. It’s not something to be monetized and refined. It’s rough, all over the place, and always changing. That’s why it’s so great. PLNs, to me, are the future of online professional development."

CAEXI BEST's curator insight, May 4, 2013 7:01 PM
2 scénarios possibles pour le perfectionnement professionnel en ligne
Anne Sturgess's curator insight, May 5, 2013 5:32 PM

The principle of 'one size does not fit all' applies as much to adult learning as for our students. We need to adopt a blended 'fit for purpose & audience' approach to professional development.

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A framework for mobile learning

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In order to move from theory to practice in mobile learning, one needs a framework. The JISC Mobile InfoKit introduces its frameworks discussion by listing six 'course aspects' (my term) which may ...

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Robin Kay's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:20 AM

This kind of model is really needed - very helpful.  Check out the whole book (free) at http://www.aupress.ca/books/120155/ebook/99Z_Mohamed_Ally_2009-MobileLearning.pdf ;

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:27 AM

Gure nagusia honetaz sakontzen ari da. gaia interesgarria benetan!

LangTIC's curator insight, December 24, 2014 10:33 AM

Marc d'aprenentatge mòbil. 

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Google Launches Education Conference on Hangouts

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Google is launching an online education conference in May that's focused on innovating with the company's tools in classrooms.

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A great example of how Hangouts can be used for professional development.

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How Deductive Thinking Can Drive Student-Designed Research

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How Deductive Thinking Can Drive Student-Designed Research
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Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:The Basics of Blended Instruction

Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:The Basics of Blended Instruction | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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A great resource on blended learning.

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10 Ways To Start Using Skype In The Classroom - Edudemic

10 Ways To Start Using Skype In The Classroom - Edudemic | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
Using Skype in the classroom shouldn't be a daunting task. In fact, it's a simple and effective education tool that not enough students get to try out!
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What Do You Want Kids to Do with Technology?

What Do You Want Kids to Do with Technology? | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it

Wrong Answers: make Prezis, start blogs, create Wordles, publish Animotos, design flipcharts, produce videos, post to Edmodo, use whiteboard, develop apps

 

Right Answers: raise awareness, start conversations, find answers (to THEIR questions), join partners, change minds, make a difference, take action, drive change

 

Technology is a TOOL, NOT an outcome


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Hannah Roukas's curator insight, October 22, 2013 7:55 AM

This post was short but to the point.  Technology should be one of the subjects kids learn in school, it should be used to help kids develop ideas.  Teachers should use technology to keep lessons interesting so kids don't fall asleep or become uninteresting.

Geoff Findley's curator insight, November 29, 2013 1:08 AM

Good to think about...

Cynthia Phoa's curator insight, March 3, 7:31 PM

Thank you!

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OllieBray.com: Projects, Products and Articles

OllieBray.com: Projects, Products and Articles | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
Ollie Bray is based in the Scottish Highlands but works internationally to improve classrooms, schools and education systems though technology and outdoor learning.
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10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try

10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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Many of these ideas can be applid as podcasts or video artifacts.

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21 Awesome Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics for 2013 | Jeffbullas's Blog

21 Awesome Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics for 2013 | Jeffbullas's Blog | EDUC4764 | Scoop.it
Social media networks are continuing to grow led by some key factors. These include mobile usage and acceptance by the older generation. Google+ is now the second largest network, Twitter is the fastest growing with Facebook still the biggest.
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» Finding Your Way Around Google Plus More Easily Social Media Infographics

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Definition Of Digital Citzenship

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Revising that might more clearly articulate the differences between physical and digital communities, so a decent definition of digital citizenship then might be “Self-monitored participation that reflects conscious interdependence with all (visible and less visible) community members”


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CERT's comment, May 8, 2013 3:41 AM
Unfortunately we find that what happens the most, especially in schools is that educators and administrators tend to shy away from this responsibility and limit their teaching to the way they have been taught, thus excluding all the elements that are now pronouncing us as digital citizens in a society.
Sieg Holle's curator insight, May 10, 2013 12:15 PM

In the digital world we are human beings -free of the  many artificial restrictions and other special interest agendas and use our free will to engage our ideas and actions. It is natural - people can chose who they want to communicate with  It is a positive MOOC of that will expand the world into a new age of freedom and abundance .