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Teens Are Leaving Facebook, This is Where They Are Going

Teens Are Leaving Facebook, This is Where They Are Going | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
If the teens are leaving Facebook, where are they going?
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Educators need to keep up!!!

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What’s Your Sign? More Americans Than Ever Think Astrology Is Scientific « Annie Murphy Paul

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Helping students overcome their "intuitive beliefs" in science.

 

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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool
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Great rational for using content curation in general, and Scoop.It specifically.

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Create your own infographics with these 21 tools

Create your own infographics with these 21 tools | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Infographics have been all the rage since last year. When done well, they can be very beneficial to businesses. The problem is that entrepreneurs do not always have the budget to hire professionals to design them.

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More tools to use.

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Infographics assignment


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Good tool for infographic assessment.

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8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When [Infographic]

8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When [Infographic] | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
This visual presentation shows you the 8 types of infographics, and which one is the most effective to use depending on the content you are developing.

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Good to know about.

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PierrePilon's curator insight, October 29, 2013 9:58 AM

Quelques bons indicateurs pour savoir quand et comment utiliser les infographiques.

David Baker's curator insight, October 29, 2013 5:48 PM

Selecting the correct type of format greatly increases effectiveness of content.  THis is similar to helping students learn to write for audience and purpose.

John O'Connor's curator insight, March 19, 8:47 AM

info graphics are something that I really want to develop more skills in.

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Are School Librarians Part of Your PBL Dream Team?

Are School Librarians Part of Your PBL Dream Team? | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Visit schools where project-based learning (PBL) is taking hold and you are almost certain to see teachers collaborating.
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School librarians are CRITICAL to project-based learning. Please visit your friendly, local school librarian today to work on your next project! :-)

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Starting the Year with Classroom Debate: Practical Tips | Teaching the Core

Here's the thing: debate is super-powerful and does all these amazing things, and yet few classrooms make regular use of it. Let's change that. Here's how.
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Great ideas for how to introduce debate to your students.

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The Best of the Teaching the Core Blog | Teaching the Core

Here's an organic collection of the most popular and useful content from Teaching the Core's publication history.
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Dave Stuart has great stuff here!

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A Non-Freaked Out Approach to Common Core Writing | Teaching the Core: Write, write, write!

How do we incorporate simple yet powerful writing activities that will not only prepare our students for college/career, but also help with content acquisition?
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Great insights on the connection between writing, reading, and comprehension.

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Study: Reading Fiction Makes People Comfortable With Ambiguity

Study: Reading Fiction Makes People Comfortable With Ambiguity | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
New Canadian research finds reading a literary short story increases one’s comfort with ambiguity.
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Read fiction! :-)

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20 Reflective Questions To Help Students Respond To Common Core Texts

20 Reflective Questions To Help Students Respond To Common Core Texts | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
20 Reflective Questions To Help Students Respond To Common Core Texts
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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Which of these can you integrate into your classes??

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Study Hacks » Blog Archive » Why Did Most of Dartmouth’s Valedictorians Become Investment Bankers and Consultants? The Need for a Deeper Vocabulary of Career Aspiration

Study Hacks » Blog Archive » Why Did Most of Dartmouth’s Valedictorians Become Investment Bankers and Consultants? The Need for a Deeper Vocabulary of Career Aspiration | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Teens Are Leaving Facebook, This is Where They Are Going

Teens Are Leaving Facebook, This is Where They Are Going | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
If the teens are leaving Facebook, where are they going?
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Educators need to keep up!!!

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20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably...

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Another useful list of options.

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Ade Omomo's curator insight, October 27, 2013 7:02 PM

This is a great list of tools for creating infographics. One technique I have used to create basic infograhics is to use presentation software like Power Point, Impress or Keynote and change the page size. 

Annika McGinley's curator insight, October 28, 2013 9:37 PM

Being a visual spatial, I groove on infographics! Nice roundup of tools to make it happen.

Marshall Van Fleet's curator insight, June 4, 1:36 PM

A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably...

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8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When [Infographic]

8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When [Infographic] | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
This visual presentation shows you the 8 types of infographics, and which one is the most effective to use depending on the content you are developing.
See on www.bitrebels.com

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There are so many choices. This helps clarify.

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4 Best Online Tools to Create infographics

4 Best Online Tools to Create infographics | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Visualizing data by creating infographics is the best to convey your message and captivate viewers to take more interest. Here’re the best online infographics creator tools.

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Some great tools to try.

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Create infographics & online charts | infogr.am

Create infographics & online charts | infogr.am | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Create infographics and interactive online charts. It's free and super-easy! Follow other users and discover amazing data stories!
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Great tool to check out!

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Response: Helping Students Develop a Desire To Read At Home

Response: Helping Students Develop a Desire To Read At Home | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
(This is the first post in a three-part series on this topic) Elizabeth W. Rivero asked: If teachers assign reading as homework and the students are not completing the reading at home, what do you do to get them to do it, other than assign questions?
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Lessons From Finland: What Educators Can Learn About Leadership

Lessons From Finland: What Educators Can Learn About Leadership | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave, the authors discuss how American teachers can create opportunities to become leaders in their schools and in their fields.
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The Impact Of Technology On Curiosity

The Impact Of Technology On Curiosity | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Looking at the impact Of technology on curiosity is also a look at the impact of technology on learning
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Great article. Asks thought-provoking questions.

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The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools| Pew Internet & American Life Project

Part I: Introduction | Pew Internet & American Life Project
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Lots of information about writing, information, and reading.

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School’s Out for Summer: Rethinking Education for the 21st Century

School’s Out for Summer: Rethinking Education for the 21st Century | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Better education through gaming.
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Extremely thought-provoking. What do you think?

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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Many of these are for younger students, but there are still some great tools here.

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The Science of Good Habits and How to Form Them

The Science of Good Habits and How to Form Them | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Forming good habits is an important part of living a good life. This post will show you psychology of building habits that stick.
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We should be teaching some of these things to our students...

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