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50 Incredible Tattoos Inspired By Books

50 Incredible Tattoos Inspired By Books | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

Amazing tattoos!


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 15, 2013 4:47 AM

A very different way to be an advocate for libraries!

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Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

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Test how well you know some of these counterintuitive study tips.
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What Would a ‘Slow Education Movement’ Look Like?

What Would a ‘Slow Education Movement’ Look Like? | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Educator Shelley Wright argues that it's time for a "slow education movement," where children are allowed to learn at their own pace, but more slowly, freely and thoroughly.
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Would love to see a bit more substance or examples in this article, it seems like an interesting idea but what does it mean?

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Welcome To Geography!

"Lets start off the new school year in style! This is a re-imagining of an older resource designed to introduce the subject to new students in a highly visual manner.  Feel free to use & share it."


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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 24, 11:59 PM

Introducción a la Geografía.

MsPerry's curator insight, August 25, 3:29 PM

APHG-Intro

Sally Egan's curator insight, August 31, 6:32 PM

This is a great introduction to a Geography course, covering both the content and the fieldwork and investigation, tools and skills.

 

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Background Burner - Instantly Remove Backgrounds from Images and Photos

Background Burner - Instantly Remove Backgrounds from Images and Photos | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Free online background remover to remove the background from any image or photo. The fastest way to remove backgrounds online.

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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, May 6, 6:44 AM

Soms wil je een voorwerp uit een foto of afbeelding losmaken van de achtergrond, bijvoorbeeld voor je webwinkel. Als je nu geen Photoshop tot je beschikking hebt, is Background Burner een leuk en bruikbaar alternatief.

 

Selecteer of sleep een afbeelding naar het scherm en laat het programma zijn werk doen. Je kunt daarna de meest geschikte uitzoeken en eventueel nog bijwerken en een andere achtergrond kiezen.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 30, 11:35 PM

This looks great for work and play!

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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.

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Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, March 20, 9:48 AM

another one!

Sherryl Perry's curator insight, May 30, 9:00 AM

This is a real find. The free version looks powerful enough for many small businesses to use without having to upgrade to a premium package.

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This looks like an impressive way to create instructional video for free.

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Intrinsic Motivation for the Classroom - Infographic

Intrinsic Motivation for the Classroom - Infographic | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Bring on the i. I just finished reading several books about intrinsic motivation. None of the research is new, so why aren't we incorporating intrinsic motivation into the classroom more? Here are ...

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Edgar Mata's curator insight, May 28, 1:09 PM

The intrinsic motivation is the best tool for a successful classroom work.

Joaquín Ballester's curator insight, May 28, 3:14 PM

Motivación, motivation

Chris Carter's curator insight, May 28, 7:57 PM

False is better than none, extrinsic is better than false, and intrinsic is best of all.

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When Holden Met Katniss: The 40 Best YA Novels | Rolling Stone

When Holden Met Katniss: The 40 Best YA Novels | Rolling Stone | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
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Rethinking Assessment, Supporting Diversity ~ Educating Modern Learners

Rethinking Assessment, Supporting Diversity ~ Educating Modern Learners | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

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by Vanessa Gennarelli

 

"This piece will look at assessment and gender, specifically in terms of assignment types, interfaces, and priming. We’ll critique a few examples of current assessment practices and trends in online learning. From there, we’ll recommend a path to the future of assessment that is diverse, inclusive, and recognizes multiple paths to the “answer.” Because that is the goal of innovation in this space. Not making assessment more manageable. Or necessarily easier. The goal is to nurture a creative society of engaged citizens who think uniquely and engage collaboratively.

 

"If we hold on to competition and multiple choice, we surrender our chances at that goal."


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What is Digital Literacy?

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Digital literacy in simple words is the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.

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What is innovation? The current relationship between educators and technologies

What is innovation? The current relationship between educators and technologies | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
What is innovation, exactly? Teacher of French and Japanese Rory Gallagher discusses how teachers and companies affect education-innovation.

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The Student Cyborg: How Technology is Facilitating Education - Infographic

The Student Cyborg: How Technology is Facilitating Education - Infographic | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Technology has its pros and cons, especially in the classroom. Students have a vast number of resources and search engines at their fingertips, but you might also find that they’re more easily distracted. The handy infographic below takes a look at the concept of a ‘student cyborg’ and how technology is facilitating education. Defining a …

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Digital Badging

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As an effective learning tool, gamification in the classroom comes with a system of validation. GUEST COLUMN | by Kanista Zuniga and Michelle Macumber In an age of gamification, kids are learning f...

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5 Tools To Help Create A Paperless Book Club

5 Tools To Help Create A Paperless Book Club | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
This post was co-written by Corey Holmer and Jamie Trow A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club …

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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, May 24, 9:02 AM

There are exciting possibilities here for any level book club. With a first and foremost love for the written word, we need to be coming together virtually to have book discussions on a regular basis.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, May 28, 12:30 AM

Nice post detailing how-to conduct an online book club. 

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.
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Welcome to 'Geography Education'

Welcome to 'Geography Education' | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials.  To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map.  To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum).  Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.


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MsPerry's curator insight, August 12, 10:44 AM

APHG - all units

Matt Davidson's curator insight, August 27, 8:45 PM

Amazing resources about places and topics in Geography

Samuel D'Amore's curator insight, September 10, 2:44 PM

This is the key to finding specific articles.

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The Collection Online | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Collection Online | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

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Patrice McDonough's curator insight, August 12, 9:02 AM

Take inspiration from famous artists paintings to assemble your fashion wardrobe. Your outfit should have the harmony of a Manet 

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How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips

How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words.  I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, May 28, 12:31 AM

Use these tips to link student booktalk files to qr codes in books or displays. 

Dovid's curator insight, May 28, 12:01 PM

This is a useful, smart and appealing way to get that extra help some students need or simply to get your messages across.

Jackie Lerch's curator insight, May 31, 9:23 AM

QR codes

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[INFOGRAPHIC]: The 10 Commandments of Color Theory

[INFOGRAPHIC]: The 10 Commandments of Color Theory | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
After the eminent success of our previous infographic, “The 10 Commandments of Typography”, DesignMantic now brings to you its sequel created upon popular demand! Enter, “The 10 Commandments of Color Theory”…

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Chris Carter's curator insight, May 28, 7:59 PM

Awesome! Think Web Design!

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20 most clever ads for books, bookstores and libraries

20 most clever ads for books, bookstores and libraries | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
A list of most creative, award-winning print ads for books, bookshops and libraries.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 26, 4:48 PM

These ads will make you smile.  Take a quick peek.  Maybe they'll inspire you!

Anna Rauvenpoor's curator insight, May 29, 11:44 AM

I will be shamelessly stealing some of these great ideas.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 30, 9:34 AM

Nice one for a Friday! Have a good weekend! 

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The 2014 Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs

The 2014 Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

by D. Frank Smith

 

"We've scoured the Internet for blogs that resonate with the intersection of higher education and technology. These are blogs that set themselves apart for a variety of reasons — they are leading voices in their fields, have hundreds if not thousands of fans and consistently raise the bar for conversation."


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It's a bit of a pleasant surprise to me to find a number of bloggers here who are also well-known in the K-12 space, not just higher ed.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 22, 4:50 PM

I am never sure how these lists are actually compiled.

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The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

Over 12 years ago, as Todd Curtis and his teaching partner tried to get all of their eighth graders engaged in class discussions, they noticed a trend. Though students talked freely outside of class, they became silent in class. As an experiment, they jury-rigged their email system into a backchannel.


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Renee Stewart's curator insight, May 23, 8:08 PM

Want to explore this more

Elizabeth Dalton's curator insight, May 24, 9:35 AM

This is something I had not thought a lot about, but with the growth of Blended Learning throughout our systems of learning, it makes so much sense to include this in our planning.  This article gives some great examples and ideas about tools and backchanneling for our learners.  I think this has great promise for reinforcing adult learning as well.

Helen Teague's curator insight, May 24, 6:22 PM

meets the quality of participatory framework needed in Communities of Practice.

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A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation (Infographic)

A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation (Infographic) | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
I’m guilty. And I’m definitely too old to be considered part of the ‘distracted generation’. I didn’t grow up with a device in hand at all times, hopping from shiny thing to shiny thing on the internet. I use tools to help keep me from being distracted online. Distractions are all around with technology, and connecting …

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The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master - Infographic

The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master - Infographic | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

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Karen Bowden's curator insight, May 7, 8:55 AM

Drawing pictures = Sketchnotes!

Angelescoeyliteratura's curator insight, May 15, 9:09 AM

Algo que todavía cuesta incorporar. Infografía de cómo trabajarlo en sencillos pasos. 

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6 Models of Blended Learning - Infographic

6 Models of Blended Learning - Infographic | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Blended learning and other types of learning innovation can be an answer to the –still- rising costs of the educational system.

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niftyjock's curator insight, May 24, 9:44 PM

If yo think Blended Learning is less work, Think again. 

Secunoid's curator insight, May 29, 10:41 PM

Learning never stops.

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Do You Know The 4 Stages Of Learning? - (Infographic)

Do You Know The 4 Stages Of Learning? - (Infographic) | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
The idea that different students may learn differently (otherwise known as ‘learning styles) is a pretty hot-button issue. In fact, I don’t think any other topic has garnered us such a large amount of hate-mail, even though we’ve tried to approach the topic from both sides of the argument. That said, regardless of how you …

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