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A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | For the Classroom | Scoop.it

Close reading is definitely a "survival skill" particularly in a world drowned in information. Close reading is all about reading differently, it is reading for deep understanding through paying attention to what others would normally oversight. Being a close reader entails focus and dedication to your reading material. It empowers readers to delve deeper into the latent meanings of text searching for cues that make the reading  a totally different experience one that resembles the detective wok. Close reading is also about critical reading, reading that does not take things at face value but rather investigates for what is hidden between the lines.


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Emma Greengrass's curator insight, January 27, 2014 4:44 AM

Close reading is an essential part of developing critical thinking skills for students at all levels....

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Google Tips And Tricks Every Student Should Know

Google Tips And Tricks Every Student Should Know | For the Classroom | Scoop.it

Whether you’re a student or lifelong learner, Google is an essential tool for your education. Here are a few tips for using Google search and other apps more effectively to further your learning.

 

Many of these tips you’ve no doubt learned before from our previous Google coverage, [ http://www.lifehacker.com.au/tags/google ] but every worthwhile subject is worth reviewing now and again. Today, we’re looking specifically at the best Google tricks for students. So here we go!

 


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 29, 2014 9:14 AM
Google Tips And Tricks Every Student Should Know