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The what and how of utilizing technology in the learning process.
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Digital Storytelling Evaluation Rubrics

Digital Storytelling Evaluation Rubrics | Going Digital | Scoop.it

Via José Carlos, Karen Dietz
Sarah McElrath's insight:

I like that these aren't specific to software or platform.

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ozziegontang's comment, April 10, 2013 11:12 AM
Here's a nice story from the word-detective: The Latin "rubrica" meant "red ochre" (a clay-like soil used in coloring) or red coloring itself, as used in makeup and dyes ("ruber" being the Latin word for "red").

One of the earliest uses of "rubric" in English, in the late 14th century, was in reference to the practice at the time of printing directions for the conduct of services, as well as other instructions and explanations, in red letters in religious texts. These sections of the text, designed to catch the eye and command the attention of worshipers, were known as "rubrics." This use eventually produced two other senses of "rubric," that of "an explanation or definition" and "a rule or custom of conduct."

The use of red ink to draw the reader's attention to important points was widespread in secular works as well, and "rubric" was applied to a chapter title or other heading in a book or manuscript printed in red. By the 19th century, this had produced the figurative meaning of "a designation or category"
Karen Dietz's comment, April 10, 2013 4:08 PM
Love the history of the word Ozzie! Thanks for sharing. And I knowing your metaphoric mind, yes, everything out of your mouth is a story :)
Karen Dietz's comment, April 11, 2013 11:46 AM
Thank you Ken, Cavett, and Jose for your comments! So glad you found it useful :) Have an awesome weekend.
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Teachers Report 'Major Impact' of Internet on Learning - National Writing Project

Teachers Report 'Major Impact' of Internet on Learning - National Writing Project | Going Digital | Scoop.it

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 But when asked whether today's digital technologies are narrowing or widening the gap between the most and least academically successful students in an individual classroom, 44 percent of teachers said technology is narrowing the gap and 56 percent said it is widening the gap, suggesting that teachers are divided on the role technology can have on broadening or diminishing the digital divide among students.


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Ann Kenady's curator insight, March 19, 2013 1:46 PM

The jury is still out on whether digital technology is helping or hindering student achievement.