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22 Things We Do As Educators That Will Embarrass Us In 25 Years

22 Things We Do As Educators That Will Embarrass Us In 25 Years | Going Digital | Scoop.it
22 Things We Do As Educators That Will Embarrass Us In 25 Years
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The what and how of utilizing technology in the learning process.
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Kiddle - visual search engine for kids, powered by Google

Kiddle - visual search engine for kids, powered by Google | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Kiddle is a visual search engine for kids powered by Google, offering safe kids web, image, and video search. Results are vetted by editors.

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The Best Tools & Lessons For Teaching Information Literacy – Help Me Find More

The Best Tools & Lessons For Teaching Information Literacy – Help Me Find More | Going Digital | Scoop.it
As a companion “Best” list to The Best Resources For Learning Research & Citation Skills, I thought it would be useful to create this one.
I’m using the term “information literacy” here to describe assisting our students developing critical thinking skills to evaluate both web and content in other media forms. I’ve seen the term used to describe broader skills, too. Let me know if you think I’m off-based with my definition.

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This is so very important in this day and age.
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Elizabeth E Charles's curator insight, September 1, 2016 5:01 AM
A great selection of  tools and lessons that can be cherry picked in the teaching of information literacy.
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Free Apps

Free Apps | Going Digital | Scoop.it
We know that there probably isn't a line item in your site's budget for iPad apps.  Obviously, we highly encourage you to become an advocate for mobile technology in the classroom and make sur
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In my quest for some good ipad apps to have, I came across this list. Love that they are FREE.
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The Ultimate Student Guide to Images | Stinkyink.com

The Ultimate Student Guide to Images | Stinkyink.com | Going Digital | Scoop.it
A complete guide to avoiding copyright images and Creative Commons licensing
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Includes links to image sites online. 
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Digital and information literacy | Library Services | Open University

Digital and information literacy | Library Services | Open University | Going Digital | Scoop.it
What is digital and information literacy?


"Digital literacy defines those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society." JISC

In the context of OU study, digital literacy refers to the skills and capabilities of OU students using digital technologies to achieve personal, study and work-related goals.

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The 9 Worst Fake News Sites

The 9 Worst Fake News Sites | Going Digital | Scoop.it
A joke without a punchline is just a lie. And there sure are a lot of missing punchlines on the internet these days.
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Good ones to use with students to teach the necessity of more than one source, checking authenticity, and other digital citizenship lessons.
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Find Free Photos You'll Actually Want to Use

Find Free Photos You'll Actually Want to Use | Going Digital | Scoop.it
“Good design is good business.” – Thomas Watson, Jr. In design, photography is only growing in importance, after all pictures can say a thousand words. Imagery

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, September 16, 2016 2:58 AM

Great list of sites where you can find images for your presentations.

Sue Alexander's curator insight, September 16, 2016 12:45 PM
Always happy to find more free stuff. O Commons License.
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Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Sites With High-Quality Informational Text

Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Sites With High-Quality Informational Text | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Engage your students with high-quality informational text that allows them to explore their own interests at these 5 fabulous websites.
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Some of these are familiar to me, but there are some good new ones. DOGO looks like one way to make writing more authentic in schools while still maintaining some protections for students.
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Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then…

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then… | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Langwitches, The Magic of Learning.
Modern learning that transforms education in the 21st century. Finding new forms and redefining learning for the challenges of the future .
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5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom

5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Explore classroom filmmaking with this playlist of resources for teachers and students.
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Visual storytelling is powerful in any content area.
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Your digital footprint: how to preserve your kids online reputation

Your digital footprint: how to preserve your kids online reputation | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Your digital footprint: how to preserve your kids online reputation
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More from a parent perspective than an educator perspective, but some good info.
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10 Creation Tools for Web Browsers & Chromebooks - Class Tech Tips

10 Creation Tools for Web Browsers & Chromebooks - Class Tech Tips | Going Digital | Scoop.it
You will absolutely love these 10 must-have creation tools for your classroom! This list has great choices for collaboration and sharing student work.
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PhotoPeach - Fresh slideshows to go!

PhotoPeach - Fresh slideshows to go! | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Automatically make your own free slide show in seconds. Upload photos, pick music, add captions in the show, and more!
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12 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios

12 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Many educators are eager and willing to incorporate digital portfolios into their curriculum. Others are more hesitant, but remain curious about this newly evolved portfolio – wondering about how this technology might inspire and engage their students into more self-directed learning and reflection. Whichever side of the fence you are on, here is a list of classroom-approved resources to help get you started!

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Genial.ly - Create Interactive Infographics

Genial.ly - Create Interactive Infographics | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Genial.ly is the best web tool to create engaging interactive visual content (pictures, posters, presentations, etc) for people without programming skills.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 21, 2016 4:58 AM

This looks like a great free tool for creating interactive infographics.

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Flippity.net: Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff

Flippity.net: Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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Turn google spreadsheets into flashcards, madlibs, quiz shows and more.
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Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images

Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Need to use an image but not sure if you have the legal and ethical right to do so? Understanding…
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Great inforgraphic on pictures and copyright.
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11 Digital Literacy Myths, Debunked

Let's address – and debunk – the public's misconceptions about digital literacy.
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Great reminders--especially for teachers who are reluctant or uncomfortable with embracing technology in the classroom.
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5 Excellent Video Tutorials to Teach Students about Online Safety

5 Excellent Video Tutorials to Teach Students about Online Safety | Going Digital | Scoop.it
The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also a

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Plagiarism Checker - 100% Free Plagiarism Checker Tool | Solid SEO Tools

Plagiarism Checker - 100% Free Plagiarism Checker Tool | Solid SEO Tools | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Plagiarism Checker can detect plagiarized contents for everyone. It's a free plagiarism checker tool with no limitations. So don't be plagiarized anymore
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Online Safety

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Teach your family about Internet safety, how to avoid online bullying, social media safety, and online gaming safety with help from Microsoft Security.
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Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Use Google Slides Like a Pro

Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Use Google Slides Like a Pro | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Google Slides is a cornerstone in the edtech toolbox. It's one of my favorite apps in the GAFE suite, and it holds a lot of potential beyond the traditional slideshow concept. Here are some ways teachers and students can think inside the box.

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TechieTeacher5280: Five Fresh, Fun, and FREE Presentation Tools

TechieTeacher5280: Five Fresh, Fun, and FREE Presentation Tools | Going Digital | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some new presentation tools for students to implement in lieu of Google Slides, Prezi, PowerPoint, etc., check out this list of five fresh, fun, and FREE presentation tools!
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Excited to try some of these -- especially Adobe Spark.
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QR Codes Can Do That?

QR Codes Can Do That? | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Seeking new educational uses for QR codes? Consider adding your voice, attaching PDFs, collecting parent information, sending a tweet, or changing the code's online endpoint.
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Some great ideas on how to use QR codes both in the article and in the comments.
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18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students - eLearning Industry

18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students - eLearning Industry | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Interested in some great Free Digital Storytelling Tools for teachers and students? Check 18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools for teachers and students.
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A few are defunct, but some good ones here as well.
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