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Can you identify, find, evaluate, apply, and acknowledge? Prove it.

Presentation defines information literacy and explains the five main components: identify, find, evaluate, apply, and acknowledge.
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This prezi explains what information literacy is and illustrates what an information literate student can do both in school (eg. "the academic world") and out (eg. "the real world"). Are you information literate?

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Simple, clear and to the point!

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Good to embed on a flipped classroom lesson or web page.

Information and Digital Literacy
This site contains a variety of materials to help you become more information and digitally literate. (for Grades 9 - 12).
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"Everything is a Remix: Remixing Kirby Ferguson" by The Daring Librarian

A preso friendly cut version of the http://everythingisaremix.info/everything-is-a-remix/everything-is-a-remix-part-1 by the amazing Kirby Furgeson.
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"Remixing is a folk art--anybody can do it. Collecting, combining, creating ... You could say everything is a remix." Kirby Ferguson

Do you agree? Can anyone remix? I challenge you to a remix duel. 

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Remix = The French Revolution + Lady Gaga ("Bad Romance")

Remix = The French Revolution + Lady Gaga ("Bad Romance") | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Marie Antoinette never said "Let them eat cake" but it's a Lady Gaga song, so we had to have that line! Thanks to Christian Sylvester for helping with the lyrics!
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"The French Revoluion" is a great example of a remix. (Thanks for the tip @GwynethJones) Let's mix a song and a historical event together to see what we can get? Are you up to the challenge? 

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Food for thought: Should social media be taught in school?

Food for thought: Should social media be taught in school? | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
More and more kids are being bullied on social media, few even losing their lives. Also a lot of them spoil their future job possibilities by posting...
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This TED Conversation is closed but I want you to weigh in on this issue. Should social media be taught in school? Chow down!

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What will your story be? Digital storytelling is not optional in the digital age.

What will your story be? Digital storytelling is not optional in the digital age. | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
EdTechTeacher provides professional development services to teachers, schools, districts, and administrators.
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The EdTech Teacher shares a variety of digital storytelling tools and media resources. This article will come in handy when you are required to tell your own digital story.

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How to give a great Ignite talk (from an expert)

How to give a great Ignite talk (from an expert) | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Ignite is a presentation format that's simpler than Pecha Kucha but longer than lightening talks.
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Ignite talks follow a specific format, and this resource gives you excellent tips from someone who understands how they work. This site also provides a real life example of an Ignite talk.

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Do you know what your filter bubble is? Be afraid.

Do you know what your filter bubble is? Be afraid. | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
My Personal Favorite - TED Talk - Eli Pariser: Beware Online "Filter Bubbles"   As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's ...
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You have a filter bubble. I have a filter bubble. Social media and web companies determine what we view. That scares me, does it scare you?  Why do we let algorithms control our lives? What are the consequences of letting someone else direct your course?

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Teens & Social Media: Parents on Facebook?

Teens & Social Media: Parents on Facebook? | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

"We produced this infographic exploring the recent trends for teenagers related to Facebook and Social Media. We all hear anecdotally about the movement ..."

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3 - What three things do you know for sure after examinig this infographic?

2 - What two items surprised you the most?

1 - What question do you still have after studying this visual? Reflection: 1) How important is social media to you? 2) Should parents use the same social media tools as their children do? Discuss.

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What Is Digital Literacy? Enquiring minds want to know ... right?!

What Is Digital Literacy? Enquiring minds want to know ... right?! | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
My favourite definition of Digital Literacy that I have found so far is part of a presentation on Digital Literacy in Primary School Sites, an experiment in 3 schools in Ireland (Casey & Bruce,...
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This blog shares various digital literacy definitions with its readers. Which one is your favorite and why?

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EasyBib: The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer

EasyBib: The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.
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Cite your sources in three easy steps! This online application will help you create a Works Cited page instantly.

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Forget Robocop. The Robosearch-o-matic 2000 will walk you through the research process in no time.

"Information literacy and the research process go hand in hand. Let the robot show you the way."

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This Prezi provides you with an excellent overview of the research process, resource evaluation and information literacy. It also includes a research challenge near the end of the presentation. 

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CRAAP test failures available on demand

CRAAP test failures available on demand | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
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This particular version of the CRAAP test includes what questions you should ask in order to determine the validity of a source, and also provides examples of online sources that fail the CRAAP test.

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Can you identify, find, evaluate, apply, and acknowledge? Prove it.

Presentation defines information literacy and explains the five main components: identify, find, evaluate, apply, and acknowledge.
Nona Barker's insight:

This prezi explains what information literacy is and illustrates what an information literate student can do both in school (eg. "the academic world") and out (eg. "the real world"). Are you information literate?

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Tricia Adams's curator insight, October 10, 2013 10:11 AM

Simple, clear and to the point!

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 10, 2013 10:13 AM

Good to embed on a flipped classroom lesson or web page.

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Awesome Visual Featuring 7 Tips to Effectively Search Google (Great review!)

Awesome Visual Featuring 7 Tips to Effectively Search Google (Great review!) | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
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Use this infographic as a quick reference guide so you can "Google like a boss".

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Step into the Ring: Copyright vs. Everything is a Remix

Step into the Ring: Copyright vs. Everything is a Remix | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
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According to Lawrence Lessig, "Remix is the literacy of the 21st century”? Please read the article ... then ponder, reflect, and discuss ...  the trufthfulness (or the falsity) of this statement. 

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Attention Internet horders -- social bookmarking is a life preserver. Save yourself now!

Attention Internet horders -- social bookmarking is a life preserver. Save yourself now! | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
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An information and digital literate person needs to stay organized; to do that you need to learn what social bookmarking is and how it can help you stay on track. This wiki (WebTools4u2use) will guide you through the process. 

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6 Things Every Student Needs to Know About Social Media

6 Things Every Student Needs to Know About Social Media | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Now more than ever, students need to understand the basics of social media and how it can affect their future both negatively and positively.
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This article is directed at teachers; however, I want you to read this article and discuss whether or not you agree with the author's findings. Are these 6 things what YOU really need to know about social media?

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Create your own TED Talk and become a TEDxStudent!

Create your own TED Talk and become a TEDxStudent! | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Over the course of the next week we will be starting a project that focuses on researching and highlighting  innovation in education and technology. We will use the TED format to present our findin...
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This student project will truly demonstrate how information literate and digitally literate you are. When you are done you will present your research in the form of a TED Talk. I look forward to seeing your presentations! Squeeeeeeeee!

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The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation. Really?!

The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation. Really?! | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
It can take forever to create an Ignite presentation. In this post, I show you the fastest way to create a great Ignite presentation.
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These 5 steps should have you creating your own Ignite presentation in no time at all. Great illustrative examples are included to guide.you through the process.

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How do you view your "so called" social media life?

How do you view your "so called" social media life? | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives
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More food for thought ... Do you love your so called social media life? Rave? Rant? Inquiring minds want to know. 

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Digital Literacy Basics: What skills are important to you?

Digital Literacy Basics: What skills are important to you? | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
This section looks at the various aspects and principles relating to digital literacy and the many skills and competencies that fall under the digital literacy umbrella.
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Ignore the paragraphs ... zero in on the graphics. What skills are the most important to you? Why did these chosen skills have you at "hello"?

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Rate yourself. How digitally literate are you?

Rate yourself. How digitally literate are you? | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

0 level to 3rd level to Masters level ... which descriptor applies to you? Explore each level to find out more.

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Which level or levels describes your skills the best? Rate yourself. And share it with me.

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Does your Web 2.0 tool kit have the right tools in it?

Does your Web 2.0 tool kit have the right tools in it? | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
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A digitally literate student uses a variety of Web 2.0 tools. This wiki has digital tools for collaborating, organizing, writing, drawing, researching, presenting, and mapping. Test drive a digital tool today! Own it like a boss.

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Use this interactive Glog to master each step of the research process

Use this interactive Glog to master each step of the research process | Information and Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

"Meet the Glog! The Research Process is realized using text, images, music, video and more. Glogster EDU is a 21st century multimedia tool!

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This Glog takes you through the research process step by step. The interactive interface offered here makes the research process seem less daunting. Grades 9 & 10 will find this very useful!

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Internet Evaluation: Use The CRAAP Test

Use the CRAAP test to review the quality of a web site.
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When evaluating information from the Internet you need to know what to look for. The CRAAP test is quick and easy way to assess whether or not a source is current, relevant, authoritative, accurate and purposeful. Test to see if your source is CRAAP or not.

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Search smarter, Search faster (Let the dinos be your guides)

Dinosaurs help a student research his essay topic. This is part of a suite of online learning tools to help you master the skills of finding and using relevant inf...

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This fun but informative tutorial will help you search smarter and faster. It explains why keywords, synonyms, and search strings are essential research tools!

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