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Watching TV before bed can keep your child awake

Watching TV before bed can keep your child awake | Educommunication | Scoop.it
A new study out of New Zealand looking at the 90 minutes leading up to bedtime found that more time spent watching TV will prevent kids from getting to sleep as quickly.
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Recomendaciones para el fomento de la alfabetización mediática

Recomendaciones para el fomento de la alfabetización mediática | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"El Consejo Audiovisual de Andalucía, consciente de la importancia de la alfabetización mediática en las sociedades del conocimiento actuales, asumiendo el ejercicio de su función interlocutora entre los medios audiovisuales y la sociedad en general, y en cumplimiento de las directrices internacionales y de la Ley General de la Comunicación Audiovisual, ha elaborado una serie de recomendaciones con el objetivo de fomentar la alfabetización mediática en Andalucía."

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Sites pour l'éducation à l'image

Ecrits et ressources sur l'image, la photographie, le cinéma, l'image numérique proposés par Jean Paul Achard (MT @surfonsdoc Sites ressources en #éducation à l'#image et aux #médias - http://t.co/CVpmyBIc)...

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New Visual Storytelling Tool: Storyplanet Lets Users Package Content Into Interactive Experiences

New Visual Storytelling Tool: Storyplanet Lets Users Package Content Into Interactive Experiences | Educommunication | Scoop.it

Excerpted from review article by Journalism.co.uk:

"The platform enables users – such as journalists and photographers – to build interactive and visually captivating packages of content, which can then be embedded within a news site.

 

We discussed the concept with founder Bjarke Myrthu, who describes Storyplanet as "a packaging or a wrapping or an interface tool", which journalists can use to bring together collections of their work in a great user experience.
"So if you have a bunch of different media types, some text, some video, some photos, you can create a really nice package out of it that people can navigate in different ways," Myrthu added.

 

Check out it and request an invite here: https://www.storyplanet.com

 

Here are two tutorials: https://www.storyplanet.com/tutorials

 


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Minna Kilpeläinen's curator insight, January 12, 2013 5:17 PM

Storyplanet seems to be a very cool and easy tool for creating and publishing interactive stories with all kinds of media. Very useful for journalists - and for school kids and teachers, too. Worth trying!

Shanika Journey's curator insight, January 20, 2013 4:21 PM

That's actually a pretty cool way to report the news.

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, January 31, 2013 4:55 AM
New Visual Storytelling Tool: Storyplanet Lets Users Package Content Into Interactive Experiences.

 

From www.journalism.co.uk - January 12, 4:52 PM

 

Excerpted from review article by Journalism.co.uk:

"The platform enables users – such as journalists and photographers – to build interactive and visually captivating packages of content, which can then be embedded within a news site.

 

We discussed the concept with founder Bjarke Myrthu, who describes Storyplanet as "a packaging or a wrapping or an interface tool", which journalists can use to bring together collections of their work in a great user experience.
"So if you have a bunch of different media types, some text, some video, some photos, you can create a really nice package out of it that people can navigate in different ways," Myrthu added.

 

Each story is built on a grid, which users can then add "tiles" to, which effectively form each page of the story, and appear like slides in a presentation.
The grid format means tiles can be arranged in different structures based on the desired flow of the story and navigation between pages can also be applied.

 

Using the builder tool each tile can be laid out, edited and have content added to it, whether that is a photo, video, piece of audio or just text.

The content of a tile can vary from featuring just a photo to acting as an index page with a list of sections, like chapters, which can be clicked on by the viewer to reach different parts of the story. 
Users can also edit transitions between tiles, the order of the tiles and other details such as changing the background colour of the tile.

The final product is viewable via a URL and can also be embedded, and played through the Storyplanet player. Currently this is a Flash player, but Storyplanet is currently working on a HTML version..."

 

Read full original article here:

http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/how-journalists-can-use-storyplanet-to-create-interactive-content-packages/s2/a551660/

 

Check out it and request an invite here: https://www.storyplanet.com

 

Here are two tutorials: https://www.storyplanet.com/tutorials

 

 

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Las 33 Competencias Digitales que todo profesor(a) del siglo XXI debiera tener

Las 33 Competencias Digitales que todo profesor(a) del siglo XXI debiera tener | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Las 33 Competencias Digitales que todo profesor(a) del siglo XXI debiera tener
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Film education: should we begin?

Film education: should we begin? | Educommunication | Scoop.it

David W.Tankersley:

 

"I hear people say that movies have become the modern day "novel", meaning, I suppose, that people today (particiularly youngsters) use movies as their choice of entertainment, story-gathering, listening and learning. Not sure if I agree, but if that is the case, are we teaching our school children the difference between fine art and drivel? Are we conducting classes in film, and have we written curriculum for the language of film? If not, shouldn't we begin?"

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The Professors 610 - Media Literacy and Children

The Professors explore short attention spans in children, and how they are influenced by media today.
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The new war correspondents: The Rise of Civic Media Curation in Urban Warfare

The new war correspondents: The Rise of Civic Media Curation in Urban Warfare | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"A few weeks ago, while I was visiting a city in northern Mexico, I witnessed some of thedrug-related violence people have been experiencing almost every day: several bodies were hung from a bridge and a number of shootouts were reported throughout in the city. As if that was not terrifying enough, I was not able to learn about those events through the news media. Instead, like many people in these cities, I learned about them on Twitter. "

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EnseñaTIC: portal de recursos y materiales

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El equipo de estudiantes del taller Escuela de Alfabetización Mediática, del Máster de Comunicación y Educación, diseñó y realizó este portal de recursos y materiales con el objetivo de ofrecer herramientas de apoyo a docentes interesados en desarrollar procesos de aprendizajes con TIC.

El portal ofrece herramientas, propuestas pedagógicas, ejemplos de recursos y buenas prácticas a partir de diversas competencias de alfabetización mediática. Leer, buscar, analizar, validar, escuchar, escribir, gestionar, innovar y reflexionar son las principales competencias que permiten desarrollar los recursos recogidos en la plataforma, que ha sido diseñada teniendo en cuenta los requerimientos del Currículo UNESCO para la AMI de docentes.

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Um jornal escolar pode fazer a diferença

Um jornal escolar pode fazer a diferença | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Comunica - Concurso Nacional Escolar de Criatividade quer envolver quem estuda e quem ensina em várias problemáticas do quotidiano. Criar ou desenvolver o jornal da escola são os prémios para quem vencer.
Manuel Pinto's insight:

"O Comunica - Concurso Nacional Escolar de Criatividade, promovido pela Universidade Fernando Pessoa do Porto em colaboração com o Jornal de Notícias, olha ao redor e vê nos jornais escolares instrumentos valiosos para abordar, numa perspetiva construtiva, temas de todos e que a todos dizem respeito. O desafio está lançado: alunos do 11.º e 12.º anos do Ensino Secundário ou de cursos profissionais com paralelismo pedagógico, residentes em Portugal e ilhas, e de qualquer área científica, têm agora oportunidade de elaborar projetos de comunicação aplicados à ideia jornalística e à composição gráfica".

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Tecnologias Criativas

Tecnologias Criativas | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Tecnologias Criativas", tema do mais recente número de Comunicação & Sociedade (CECS, Universidade do Minho), coordenado por Nelson Zagalo e Pedro Branco. Acesso livre.

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TV5MONDE : Les médias font leur pub !

TV5MONDE : Les médias font leur pub ! | Educommunication | Scoop.it
A travers quatre vidéos, découvrez comment une même journée d'information peut-être traitée différemment.
Manuel Pinto's insight:

"À l'occasion de la 24e édition de la Semaine de la presse et des médias dans l'école®, TV5MONDE participe au thème de l'année : "Les médias font leur pub !". 

Qu'elle se nomme TV5 ou TV5MONDE, la chaîne généraliste internationale a toujours eu pour objectif d'apporter des regards multiples et ouverts sur le monde francophone. Cette page vous donne un aperçu de quelques-uns des visuels qui lui ont servi à faire sa pub auprès de ses publics. 

Les affiches, ici classées par "collections", peuvent être étudiées en classe grâce à un panel de fiches pédagogiques (bientôt disponibles)."

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TV5MONDE : Les coulisses d'un journal télévisé

TV5MONDE : Les coulisses d'un journal télévisé | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Le site de TV5MONDE chaîne internationale de télévision francophone : Les émissions, les programmes, l'information en continu, la météo, la musique, les ressources pédagogiques, le guide des voyageurs et les cultures du monde.
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La publicidad como instrumento de aprendizaje escolar

La publicidad como instrumento de aprendizaje escolar | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Tradicionalmente los contenidos educativos han sido un resumen de los saberes que representan las formas de hacer de la cultura, el pensamiento y las creencias de la humanidad. Así, las diferentes disciplinas se reflejaban en unos contenidos educativos organizados en torno a unas materias escolares “encerradas” bajo la llave de los libros de texto. En este artículo se alude a la conveniencia del uso de la publicidad como herramienta escolar. Partiendo del alto índice de consumo de mensajes publicitarios del alumnado, se argumentan las implicaciones pedagógicas y pragmáticas de operaciones textuales en las que interactúan los procedimientos verbales de creación del sentido, que adquirirán la “forma” de aquellos objetivos que se convertirán en aprendizaje, con otros sistemas iconográficos de comunicación."

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Digital Reading on the Rise for Children

Digital Reading on the Rise for Children | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Digital reading is rising fast among children ages 6 to 17, but this is not necessarily translating into a greater desire to read, a new Scholastic report says.
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Online Image Editor For Cartoon Style Speech Bubbles

Online Image Editor For Cartoon Style Speech Bubbles | Educommunication | Scoop.it
phrase.it is a free online image editor which lets you add cartoon style speech and thought bubbles to your images. It's extremely easy to use and you will have great looking results within minutes.

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173 Sud's curator insight, January 13, 2013 10:14 AM

 

There is no registration required and phrase.it is completely free of charge.

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, January 14, 2013 6:01 AM

No registration, just use your own picture or one from the site. It's freaking fast and Free to use. :-)

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Human -- for better or worse

Human -- for better or worse | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Are people, by nature, kind or rotten? This question has kept philosophers, theologians, social scientists and writers busy for millenniums."

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Cultura audiovisual

Cultura audiovisual | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Cada vez más estamos sumergidos en un mundo audiovisual altamente tecnificado por un sinfín de medios y soportes. Las cámaras de vigilancia nos rodean por doquier en plazas, edificios públicos, sup...

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Towards Critical Media Literacy

"Kellner and Share (2005) state, “… if education is to be relevant to the problems and challenges of contemporary life, engaged teachers must expand the concept of literacy and develop new curricula and pedagogies" (p. 370). Thus, the authors are arguing that critical media literacy skills are essential to understanding the world around us and that these skills need to be sharpened. "

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Free Media Literacy Resources from the Folks Who Just Brought You the Oscar Nominations

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"No, I’m not the biggest fan of the Oscars per se... but I do love the way that they, like awards in media generally, can provide a springboard for critical thinking and insightful discourse once we go beyond the glitz. Or maybe I should say, “Once we decide that the glitz itself is worthy of analysis.”

Maybe that’s why it surprised me so much to learn that AMPAS, the Oscars’ organizing body, also provides quite a robust series of Teacher’s Guides that would work well in a variety of contexts, from libraries, to media or tech labs, to ELA classrooms. Perhaps best of all, they’re free, and you can access them here."

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"Image et Pédagogie": 3 questions à Geneviève Jacquinot-Delaunay

"Image et Pédagogie": 3 questions à Geneviève Jacquinot-Delaunay | Educommunication | Scoop.it

Geneviève Jacquinot-Delaunay, chercheur en sciences de l’éducation et ancienne auteur productrice à l’IPN à l’occasion de la réédition de son ouvrage « Image et Pédagogie »

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SPECIAL REPORT: Guiding children through the online playground

SPECIAL REPORT: Guiding children through the online playground | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"The debate has long raged as to the suitability of mobile phones for children, with some parents expressing a concern as to the young age from which children are constantly attached to the handsets."

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Media Policy and Regulation: Activating Voices, Illuminating Silences

Media Policy and Regulation: Activating Voices, Illuminating Silences | Educommunication | Scoop.it

International Conference on “Media Policy and Regulation: Activating Voices, Illuminating Silences at ”Universidade do Minho - Braga, Portugal - 18-19 July 2013.

Call for papers: http://bit.ly/U1MyZ9

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Teaching Visual Media Literacy

Teaching Visual Media Literacy | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Engaging students in creating & analyzing images & films is a key step in developing an important 21st century skill, says media literacy consultant Frank Baker.
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