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What’s New in Digital Scholarship: Twitter philosophies, dying on Facebook, and the age of mobile media

What’s New in Digital Scholarship: Twitter philosophies, dying on Facebook, and the age of mobile media | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Want to keep up with what academic researchers are learning about digital media? Journalist's Resource rounds up the latest findings.
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Bloom's 'Digital' Taxonomy - Printable Reference Table

Bloom's 'Digital' Taxonomy - Printable Reference Table | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
This overview shows the progression of Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, how each thinking skill applies in practice, and examples of activities using digital tools.

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Remediating Bloom for new literacies.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 24, 6:26 PM

This version of Bloom's Taxonomy has been extended with a sharing component for Bloom's Digital Taxonomy and is listed in the higher order thinking skills. The functional level of sharing is publicly sharing, publishing and broadcasting.

Along with this printable version of Bloom's Taxonomy you will also find links to five resources. Four of these look at Bloom's (in a variety of ways) and one is a research paper that looks at sustainable innovation in teacher practice.

Helen Teague's curator insight, August 25, 11:24 AM

This is a wonderful resource with a jpeg link and a description...thank you for scooping it, Beth!

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PaulStock : TOP 10 FAVORITE FREE STOCK PHOTO SITES by...

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TOP 10 FAVORITE FREE STOCK PHOTO SITES
by PAULSTOCK
We at PaulStockTextures blog believe that sharing is caring, especially when us graphic designers scrounge the interwebs for affordable, no hassle...
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I enjoy seeing what free image resources others are discovering - perhaps some of these are new to you? I've added a couple to my resources list!

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
It’s one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. That’s great, because it offers a lot of advantages for your classroom regardless of your students’ age or what subject matter …

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What the Flip? (A simple explanation of an education trend.)

 

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Se Jin Youn's curator insight, August 2, 9:28 PM

It is good concept to try Flip My Classroom.

Helen Teague's curator insight, August 3, 6:17 AM

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This infographic/visualization provides six steps that show how to flip a classroom. It also makes it clear that after you work through the six steps you must also review what has taken place, revise as necessary and then repeat.

The six steps are:

1. Plan

2. Record

3. Share

4. Change

5. Group

6. Regroup

But to understand what they mean by each of these you should go to the post. Flipping the classroom takes time, but today there are many locations where you can find great videos that will work for you. There are numerous tools available that help you create videos on your own, or take an existing video and add comments, questions, etc., so that it will meet your needs. If you are considering using video as a way to flip your class in the upcoming school year this post also provides links to additional resources that you may find helpful.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, August 3, 11:18 PM

Thx! Beth Dichter

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The Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing

Good graphic design doesn’t happen by mistake, and neither does clever font marriage. With this Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing we show you how to make your des…
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KIDS REACT TO OLD COMPUTERS - YouTube

KIDS REACT TO OLD COMPUTERS - YouTube | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Thanks to our friends at "Halt & Catch Fire"! Check it out! http://www.amctv.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire Premieres June 1st, Sundays 10/9c on AMC Old Compu...
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Exactly the responses we got from visitors to our Computers section in the Smartphone Museum!

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Smithsonian Intro to Future-Telling

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The "Carousel of Progress" (Disney's GE attraction at the 1964 NY World's Fair) inspired Isaac Asimov to predict 2014.

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Retronaut

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The photographic time machine
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Visual time travel made possible by organized curation of photographs!

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The Perils of Passwords That Are Seemingly Well-Known Facts | Science Blogs | WIRED

The Perils of Passwords That Are Seemingly Well-Known Facts | Science Blogs | WIRED | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
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Discourse communities and Shibboleths? How language and knowledge are used as tools of inclusion/exclusion.

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Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier? | Op-Docs | The New York Times - YouTube

Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier? | Op-Docs | The New York Times - YouTube | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
In this dramatization of transcripts from a legal deposition, a lawyer becomes embroiled in an absurd argument about the definition of a photocopier. Produce...
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Office Online heads to the Chrome Web Store - CNET

Microsoft is making the Web versions of its Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps available to users through the Chrome Web Store.
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This is an interesting development for tablet users.

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The Magic of Objects | Ploughshares

The Magic of Objects | Ploughshares | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
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A few thoughts about objects as part of spatial narratives and the culture-making impulse of the archon.

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Digital Directions in Learning

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Smithsonian discussions on "Digital Directions in Learning."

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A New App That Lets You Take Apart Websites and Rebuild Them At Will

A New App That Lets You Take Apart Websites and Rebuild Them At Will | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
With Kimono, you can recombine existing web apps to create your own in about five minutes--no coding skills required.
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If you do websites, blogs, apps, or any dynamic digital composition - you might want to check this out.

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Want a tech job? Study this. Advice from Mozilla, Reddit, Tumblr and more

Want a tech job? Study this. Advice from Mozilla, Reddit, Tumblr and more | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Advice to students from bosses at Mozilla, Tumblr, Reddit and D.C.’s Clearly Innovative, among others.
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A call for a more Gestaltist approach to working in the digital age...

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Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More

Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Take a look back at the stories about stories published on Co.Create in 2013, including pearls of wisdom from Ricky Gervais, Margaret Atwood, a former...
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Good fodder for discussions on narrative and presentation!

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Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable'

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Chief executive of 9,000-member UK group argues that while 'authors' earnings are going down generally, those of publishers are increasing. 

After figures released this week showed professional authors' median annual incomes have collapsed to to £11,000, The Society of Authors' chief executive has claimed that traditional publishers' terms "are no longer fair or sustainable".


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The "Book of the Future" awaits? And will it not be digital?

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 14, 5:31 AM

No surprises here.

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, July 14, 7:35 AM

All the more reason that all universities should move open access publishing of their research - using an open source system such OJS - https://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs/ - with automatic listing in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - http://doaj.org/ ; :-)

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 15, 7:16 AM

Commerce 1, Creativity 0 .  

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7 Tricks Everyone With A Camera Should Know - YouTube

7 Tricks Everyone With A Camera Should Know - YouTube | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Have fun testing these out! Post to Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1jJnW5F Like BuzzFeedVideo on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1ilcE7k Post to Twitter: http://bit.ly/...
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Cool Tips for photography - several can be done with phone cameras!

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Asana's Justin Rosenstein: How to Talk to Designers If You're Not a Designer

Asana's Justin Rosenstein: How to Talk to Designers If You're Not a Designer | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
How creatives and noncreatives can collaborate
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A great little chart for communicating in the design process! Can you say "standpoint theory?"

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Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder' | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Research shows that reflecting after learning something new makes it stick in your brain.
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The value of reflection and synthesis in the learning process. A good read or teachers of any subject/topic.

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Are You A Visual Thinker? - YouTube

Are You A Visual Thinker? - YouTube | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
You might be the next genius inventor of our time. GE and BuzzFeed celebrate Inventor's Month. Stay tuned for more videos on Invention and Inventors! Check o...
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Visual rhetorics: communication in the digital age must take into account how visual thinking is accommodated in new media.

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PULP-O-MIZER: the custom pulp magazine cover generator

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PULP-O-MIZER: the retro sci-fi custom pulp magazine cover generator for web meme graphics, blog illustrations, coffee mugs, posters, notebooks and iPad covers

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couldn't resist!

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flea palmer's curator insight, May 22, 2:27 AM

This looks fun - definitely one to try!

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YouTube's Secret Algorithm - Computerphile - YouTube

YouTube's algorithm connects you with videos you might like. What signals do they use to decide if a video will appeal? More from this interview soon. Why th...
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Just how does YouTube do that? With a million lines of code - that's how.

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Best print advertising

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A perpetual source of illustrations, artifacts and objects for discussing design, digital literacy, rhetoric, communication and new & old media.

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Engaging virtual field trip apps, resources | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

Virtual field trips are more accessible than ever, and we've compiled a number of virtual field trip options for your schools.
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Class field trips, without leaving the room? Not only as a substitute for, but also as "pre-trips," virtual tours could be useful additions to pedagogy and research.

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Story as Architecture / Architecture as Story | Ploughshares

Story as Architecture / Architecture as Story | Ploughshares | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
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Spatial Narrative as guide to writing - and vice versa.

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