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The Adventures of Library Girl: School Library Annual Reports: Connecting the Dots Between Your Library And Student Learning | Diigo


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In this performance based system, this is an essential skill.

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The Skills Both Online Students And Teachers Must Have - Edudemic

The Skills Both Online Students And Teachers Must Have - Edudemic | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it

By Todd H. Hitchcock

 

"The more schools experiment with online learning, the closer we will get to taking online learning to scale and moving toward higher student completion and success rates in online programs. With the vast array of synchronous and asynchronous technologies available, students are able to collaborate online just as well as in face-to-face classes, when the right environment and tools are in place."


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Jim Lerman's curator insight, April 1, 2013 5:15 PM

Good tips and a good reference here.

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, April 1, 2013 7:22 PM

Reasons for teachers to continue to work on improving their use and understanding of online environments.

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Four Fun Videos That Explain Complex Language Arts Ideas

Four Fun Videos That Explain Complex Language Arts Ideas | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0edKgL9EgM&feature=share&list=UUsooa4yRKGN_zEE8iknghZA For educators looking for new ways to introduce ideas to stude
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Great examples of short videos that can replace lecture.

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Mission Creep? Libraries and 3D Printers? What? | LiterateOwl

Mission Creep? Libraries and 3D Printers? What? | LiterateOwl | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
A new Learning Commons without a trained teacher-librarian is like the open pool without an instructor or life guard. Hugh Rundle's thesis of mission creep;the frenzy to embrace technologies as the savior for library programs, ...

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How News Curation Can Help Kids Learn How To Search, Evaluate and Publish Information

How News Curation Can Help Kids Learn How To Search, Evaluate and Publish Information | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 22, 2012 3:36 PM

A good way to build this 21st century skill.

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 31, 2014 11:39 AM

Curation is an activity that  requires critical reading and writing skills. 

Jennifer Futrell's curator insight, September 13, 2014 6:28 PM

A great idea

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Good to Know – Google

Good to Know – Google | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 2, 2012 3:46 PM

There's always more to know about Google. 

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Social Media for Teachers INFOGRAPHIC

Social Media for Teachers INFOGRAPHIC | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
Interesting data.
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schroede's curator insight, March 17, 2014 1:56 PM

Examines four popular social media tools of value to educators:  YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest

Jeffrey Miles's curator insight, March 17, 2014 11:08 PM

I like this infographic of how and why to use social media as an educator.

Amy Burns's curator insight, March 21, 2014 8:26 AM

Interesting statistics! 

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iPad Tips for Teachers Using iBooks for Education

iPad Tips for Teachers Using iBooks for Education | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
I’ve been spending a lot of time in iBooks recently, and have showed teachers a whole slew of features that are new, or not as well known, in Apple’s default e-reader. So, without furth...
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Information Literacy Librarian: Open Badges in Information Literacy

Information Literacy Librarian: Open Badges in Information Literacy | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
Citation Generators III. Advanced Information Literacy: Second year courses. A. Research Topic 1. Developing an appropriate research topic/questions 2. Identifying topic concepts and search terms. B. Advanced Search Skills ...
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Get more out of Google: Tips for students doing online research [infographic]

Get more out of Google: Tips for students doing online research [infographic] | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
This is a great online research infographic that could be turned into a poster for the classroom.
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5 videos on connected learning

5 videos on connected learning | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it

Here are four very powerful videos from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub that are guaranteed to make you think hard about learning, teaching, and schooling. You can watch them all in less than half an hour.


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António Maneira's curator insight, February 7, 2013 11:12 AM

Asking the right questions is always the most important. Thinking about learning taking into account the student experience is a great idea!

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Race and gender in higher education – who gets degrees? » Graphic Sociology

Race and gender in higher education – who gets degrees? » Graphic Sociology | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
En hel del ljusa siffror.RT @mariawolters Interesting graphic summary of race and gender gap in US degrees http://t.co/pzUecOPP...
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The Sad Reality Of Education Technology | Edudemic

The Sad Reality Of Education Technology | Edudemic | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
The Sad Reality Of Education Technology http://t.co/3KbKB1fI...
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Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education

Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
Exploring Curation as a core competency in digital and media literacy education

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Diana Juárez's curator insight, April 26, 2015 1:27 PM

La curación como herramienta pedagógica para propiciar el pensamiento crítico en la educación.

Bárbara Mónica Pérez Moo's curator insight, August 12, 2015 9:16 AM

Habilidades digitales y pensamiento crítico.

Gilbert C FAURE's curator insight, August 13, 2015 8:37 AM

of course!

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good link

http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/articles/10.5334/2013-02/

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Is There a Need for "A Bill of Rights for Learning in the Digital Age"?

Is There a Need for "A Bill of Rights for Learning in the Digital Age"? | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
Udacity thinks so. Originally posted by EdSurge, they've posted a "Bill of Rights for Learning in the Digital Age" to their blog including the signors of the document.  I'm sure the questions and o...

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Whais do students need to be protected and nurtured in the digital classroom ?

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How To Build A Video Game In Two Weeks (With No Experience)

How To Build A Video Game In Two Weeks (With No Experience) | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
How do you make a video game? Sometimes the answer seems simple: you don't.
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Great hints about entry level software to create your own digital games .

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Library ideas

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Ms. O Reads Books: Apps for Teacher Librarians Part 1: Books & Currently (Posting early ... anyone else home on NYE?) (Ms. O Reads Books: Apps for Teacher Librarians Part 1: Books & Currently (Posting early ...

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What Can You Do With Google? Lots of things. | 21st Century Information Fluency

What Can You Do With Google? Lots of things. | 21st Century Information Fluency | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
Tweet What Can You Do With Google is a nice infographic from GCFLearnFree that provides a nice summary of some of the tools and apps that Google has and what you can do with them.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 21, 2012 10:19 PM

Google helps spread information fluency. 

nihal abitiu's curator insight, December 25, 2012 4:53 AM

Les utilités de Google

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Google Everything...
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Information literacy – long list of resources | Educommunication ... | 21st Century Information Fluency

Information literacy – long list of resources | Educommunication ... | 21st Century Information Fluency | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – School Info Lit Champions “I've been looking at information literacy resources over the last few weeks, and have emailed a number of stakeholders drawn from my research and identified nominations and ...
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Can I Use This Image On My Website?

Can I Use This Image On My Website? | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it

Can I Use This Image On My Website?The handy flowchart will help you decide.

The handy flowchart style poster should help you decide whether or not you can a particular image on your website. If yes, the poster also suggest way on how you can properly credit the original source of the photograph.


http://www.labnol.org/internet/credit-images-flowchart/18943/#


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Nancy Jones's curator insight, January 19, 2013 11:57 AM

great flowchart visual on creative commmons.will post in classroom

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Thinglink image providing resources for digital citizenship

Thinglink image providing resources for digital citizenship | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it

Thinglink image providing resources for digital citizenship - ThingLink (Digital Media Literacy provides resources for information accessing http://t.co/YQKEZZm6...)...


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6 Steps to Help Students Ask Better Questions | The Science of Learning Blog

How often do we teach students how to formulate good, in-depth questions? Use these 6 steps to help boost your students’ ability to ask better questions and drive their own learning.
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The 5 Most Overhyped Trends in Education

The 5 Most Overhyped Trends in Education | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
For your perusal, a completely subjective list of five things happening right now in education that are getting lots of notice, energy and resources but don’t deserve it, and why I think we n...
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How Should Teaching Change in the Age of Siri?

How Should Teaching Change in the Age of Siri? | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
By Marsha Ratzel “Siri, can you tell me what 2x+7 is?
Certainly makes one think about what the real purpose of education should be.
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Fun with GIS 127: Map the Vote | GIS Education Community

Fun with GIS 127: Map the Vote | GIS Education Community | Educational insights by Cindy | Scoop.it
RT @gary_hayden: Fun with GIS 127: Map the Vote | #GIS Education Community http://t.co/peiXQY96...
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