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50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014

50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014 | Information for Librarians |
50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: Updated For 2014 by Sara Briggs The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies many forms...

Via Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
Sandra Carswell's insight:

We usually see inspiring videos the week before school starts. I say, we need them now! We are dragging and still have 6 weeks to teach. Let's get inspired and finish the year motivated and excited about learning. Our students just may follow suit!

Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, April 22, 2014 11:30 AM

After having just read an article about the "droves" of teachers leaving the profession (NOT retiring but leaving), I found this piece. Since I'm nowhere near the retirement point (plus I'm still pretty passionate about my profession) I'm keeping this one handy to boost my spirits when I need it. Enjoy!

TWCLibrary's curator insight, April 23, 2014 9:57 PM

Amazing collection of TED talks that you can dip into!

Naomi Bates's curator insight, May 1, 2014 1:07 PM

Love this!!  #tlchat #txlchat #edchat #txeduchat #txed #nisdchat

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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Information for Librarians |

The potential of social networking sites in education is huge and we need to capitalize on it to enhance our professional development and consequently improve the quality of our instruction. Searching for articles on this topic , I came across Doug Johnson's post on the 10 social media competencies for teachers [ ]. I like the competencies Doug included and decided to make an infographic featuring all of these skills.  Have a look and share with your colleagues.

Via Elizabeth E Charles
Epict Italia's curator insight, January 25, 2014 3:47 AM

Le competenze del docente che usa strumenti "Social"
1) Aiutare gli studenti a utilizzare gli strumeti di betworking per trovare informazioni e comunicare in rete con esperti, pari, docenti
2) Conoscere le principali categorier del Web 2.0 e gli strmenti utili per la didattica. COnoscere gli sturmenti a disposizione e utilizzabili nella propria scuola
3) Utilizzare strumenti di rete per comunicare con i colleghi, studenti e genitori
4) Navigare, valutare e creare contenuti su siti social (prezi, slideshaer,..)
5) Utilizzare gli strumenti sociali per creare, mantenere e imparare in una personale rete di apprendmento
6) COnoscere le regle di netiquette e gli standard di comportamento eticon in rete
7) Conoscere e insegnare le regole sul copyright e le questioni di pricacy in rete
8) COmprendere e insegnare l'impolrtanza della gestione dell'identità e della reputazione in rete
9) Scegliere e seguire un personale piano di autoformazione per rimanere infomrato su nuovi strumenti e applicazioni
10) Partecipare nella definizione a livello di Scuola delle regole di utilizzo degli strumenti social

chua meng joo's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:06 PM

For development of our teachers.

Jessica Cox's curator insight, November 8, 2015 10:31 AM

Social Networking

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A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit

A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit | Information for Librarians |
A true digital citizen understands how to ethically use the works of others to build his or her own creative products—music, art, video,...

Via Karen Bonanno
Sandra Carswell's insight:

I'd say  this just about covers it!  Thanks @Joyce Valenza

Stacey Py Flynn's curator insight, March 4, 2014 8:53 AM

A great overview with useful links! 

Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, March 7, 2014 4:35 PM

What a great find! Keep this handy for the inevitable questions that arise as students delve into research and create projects.  Thanks Karen Bonanno for sharing!

Character Minutes's curator insight, March 8, 2014 6:21 PM

Looks like a great resource!