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Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
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Developing Online Learning Communities - Consider This!

Developing Online Learning Communities - Consider This! | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

"As more and more districts, give in and extend at least a little rope when it comes to the creation and participation of online learning communities more and more educators will need to understand how to develop a successful online learning community. In her recent interview for the  USDOE-supported Connected Educators site, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach author of The Connected Educator explains how to develop effective online learning communities."


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Collaborative annotation of images | speakingimage

Collaborative annotation of images | speakingimage | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

SpeakingImage is an application for creating interactive images and share them with others.               

                    You can also create groups, add wikis and set different permissions to manage collaborative work

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Interesting Ways | edte.ch

Interesting Ways | edte.ch | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

The Interesting Ways series continues to be a great example of crowdsourcing good quality classroom ideas and it has been a privilege connecting with all of...

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Lunch at the library: NYPL exhibit pays tribute to sandwiches, coffee and deals over martinis

For the first time ever, the august New York Public Library on Fifth Ave. is having lunch hour within its walls – or at least an exhibition of the afternoon repast.
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Near field communication - trending technology

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Videos - Digital Citizenship - Information Resource Center at La Cañada High School

Being Smart Online Safety Center Videos Channel...

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Students: Buying books? Rent them off Amazon instead | ZDNet

Students: Buying books? Rent them off Amazon instead | ZDNet | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Summary: Save your pennies for beer tokens and neon paint - instead of buying textbooks, rent them.
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Information Literacy Standards Examples

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University of Queensland: Information Literacy Standards - based on Australian and New Zealand Information Literacy Framework: principles, standards and practice. Second ed. Editor: Alan Bundy. Adelaide, Australian and New Zealand Institute for Information Literacy, 2004.

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Easy Access: Creating Annotated Versions of News Articles

Easy Access: Creating Annotated Versions of News Articles | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

Providing resources for explanation and context to help readers understand unfamiliar references in news articles, and considering how news media can make coverage more accessible to a wide range of readers, including high school and college...

 

Overview | What do you do when you read a news article, but don’t understand it? How can news coverage be made more accessible for teenagers and other readers? In this lesson, students create annotated versions of Times articles using reliable and engaging materials, to facilitate greater interest and understanding. They also reflect on what the news media can do to engage more readers

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School LIbraries and Information Literacy : NSW Dept of Education and Training

School LIbraries and Information Literacy : NSW Dept of Education and Training | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

These resources support the collaborative teaching and learning partnership of teacher-librarians and teachers. They offer

opportunities to extend and enhance the educational and curriculum development role of teacher-librarians collaborative activities and possibilities for action research and evidence based practice

Links4Learning, Raps and book raps, work samples, information literacy units, Book Week ideas are included.

Scan features articles which provide helpful ideas for supporting literacy, literature, and information literacy in a digital world. Here are some sample articles for you to enjoy. Subscribe to Scan for these and other articles which offer current support and practical ideas for teacher librarians working with teachers in the digital age.

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Assessment & Teaching of 21st-Century Skills

The Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) is a research project that proposes ways of assessing 21st-century skills and encourages teaching and adopting those skills in the classroom.

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Only2Clicks - speed dial to favorite web site and make it your start page

Only2Clicks - speed dial to favorite web site and make it your start page | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Keep your frequently used websites online and make it your start page.
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Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

Digital literacy and citizenship curriculum.


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Matt Mills: Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

 

http://www.ted.com Matt Mills and Tamara Roukaerts demonstrate Aurasma, a new augmented reality tool that can seamlessly animate the world as seen through a smartphone. Going beyond previous augmented reality, their "auras" can do everything from making a painting talk to overlaying live news onto a printed newspaper.

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80 plus Online Tools, References, and Resources

80 plus Online Tools, References, and Resources | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

80 plus Online Tools, References, and Resources

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Book Trailers for All

Book Trailers for All | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

The Go-To Place for Sharing, Viewing, and Downloading  Book Trailers

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Redefining reading and the role of the teacher-librarian

Redefining reading and the role of the teacher-librarian | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Every day as a teacher-librarian, I try to match resources to students and students to resources.  In the stacks, it’s often quite easy to rely on Dewey and the alphabet for locating material, but ...
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DERN

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DERN is developed and managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research(ACER)

 

DERN is a network for, leaders, researchers and educators interested in the use of digital technologies in education. Users of DERN have an interest in ICT, media, pedagogy, emerging technologies and related research areas in education and training.

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Resource : why or why not to rely on Wikipedia

Resource : why or why not to rely on Wikipedia | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
WIKIPEDIA has clamped down comedian Stephen Colbert's speculation of who will be the United State's next Vice President - by locking contenders' profile pages.
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Vladimir Propp - 31 functions of fairy tales

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Vladimir Propp broke up fairy tales into sections. Through these sections he was able to define the tale into a series of sequences that occurred within the Russian fairytale. Usually there is an initial situation, after which the tale usually takes the following 31 functions.

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Check It Out: Verifying Information and Sources in News Coverage

Check It Out: Verifying Information and Sources in News Coverage | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

Taking a close look at the challenges and responsibilities of confirming information while reporting the news.

 

Overview | How do journalists and researchers check the accuracy of their sources? How important is it not only to be right but also to have reliable information on which to base reporting and research? In this lesson, students consider how the details in several unfolding events were verified and handled in news media outlets including The New York Times and reflect on the role of the “truth vigilante” in journalism and academia.

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The Techy Teacher Librarian: Some ways I am using QR codes

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Tasmanian Curriculum : Information and Communication Technologies Framework

Tasmanian Curriculum : Information and Communication Technologies Framework | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

Information and Communication Technologies enable students to communicate, create, disseminate, store, and manage information in all areas of the curriculum.

Information and communication technologies are tools that enable students to develop operational skills to inquire, create and communicate across all curriculum areas.

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Great Common Core Nonfiction

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A blog about great Common Core young adult nonfiction by Kathleen Odean

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