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Are you ready to lead the pack?

Are you ready to lead the pack? | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it
Here at Woodland Middle we believe in equipping our students with the essentials to become a lifelong learners. By implementing the new...
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CCSS in my School!

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How to solve impossible problems: Daniel Russell’s awesome Google search techniques

How to solve impossible problems: Daniel Russell’s awesome Google search techniques | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it
It’s not often you get to hear advice directly from someone at Google who offers you his favorite search tools, methods and perspectives to help you find the impossible.

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Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News

Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it
Given the unprecedented quantity of information learners are exposed to, the librarian’s role is more important than ever. Librarians help all students gain access to, evaluate, ethically use, create, share, and synthesize information.
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Making games for Libraries: Plotting and pondering…a games 4 libraries book.

Making games for Libraries: Plotting and pondering…a games 4 libraries book. | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it

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Less than 24 hours after finishing work until the New Year I started pondering a possible project for 2013… I’ve written a couple of books now via traditional Library and Information Science type publishers and get a bit depressed at how expensive they are – especially my first book which is essentially lots of practical active learning tips that can get dropped into a session when we’re teaching information skills..."


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Couchigian on RebelMouse

Couchigian on RebelMouse | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it

"In the pages of a book anyone can be a great explorer or become their dream.

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My other PLN through Rebel Mouse

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it

"How Much Did Steve Jobs Change the World? You might be reading this on your iPhone, iPad or computer, but whether or not you have a Macintosh or a PC, Steve Jobs is responsible for so much of the technology we are using today. Did you know that Windows computers copied the drop-down window interface from Apple computers? Yes, all true. So today, when the power went out in the school and we couldn't get on the Internet, I noticed what an important part of my life technology has become. Talk about making a dent in the world. Jobs' legacy will live on in generations to come. Here are 39 sites for using one of Jobs' greatest innovations: THE iPAD."


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Wonderful Ideas! Students enjoy the subject so much more through an Ipad!!

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Enrichment day teaches importance of science, math, technology

The 26th annual Science Education Enrichment Day at the University of South Carolina Aiken featured about 60 exhibits that taught pupils the importance of science, math and technology.
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They go hand in hand!
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Google Forms Gets A Refresh, Adds Collaboration And Smarter Editing Features

Google Forms Gets A Refresh, Adds Collaboration And Smarter Editing Features | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it
Google Forms just got a nice little refresh and now allows you to build questionnaires and collect the data in a Google Drive spreadsheet a bit easier.

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Mike Ellsworth's curator insight, February 2, 2013 2:49 PM

I've used Google Forms before and found them a bit counter-intuitive. This refresh should help. 

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Jimun, thanks for the reScoop!
Tim Mortensen's curator insight, February 12, 2013 9:52 AM

I use google forms a lot, and any featuers to add for ease of use will he helpful.

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SiliconFilter | Scoop.it Wants to Make Curation Frictionless

SiliconFilter | Scoop.it Wants to Make Curation Frictionless | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it
One of the most over-used words of the last year is “curation.” For the most part, though, while writers and reports are in love with the idea of curating...
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Making games for Libraries: Top Resources

Making games for Libraries: Top Resources | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it

"Top Resources would be a card game in the style of Top Trumps. Each card would highlight a library resource (Databases, key journals, books etc.).

 

The cards would have the following printed on them:
Top Resources Logo
Name of the Resource
Academic Rigour (score out of 100)
Ease of Access (score out of 100)
Amount of Content (score out of 100)
Currency (score out of 100)
Specialism (out of 20)
Text description of the resource..."


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Bib 2.0: Re-Thinking the Flipped Classroom/Library

Bib 2.0: Re-Thinking the Flipped Classroom/Library | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it

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I use Flip classrooms and my kids love it!

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22 Great Places If You Teach Research Skills - A Media Specialist's Guide

22 Great Places If You Teach Research Skills - A Media Specialist's Guide | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it

Are you looking for great resources to teach students how to do research online? Then check out this post. The links range from resources geared to elementary school to middle school and high school. How do you create a bibliography? Evaluate a website? Learn new search techniques? These and other skills are available in the links provided.


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Cute Page!
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Winning Equation: How Technology Can Help Save Math Education

Winning Equation: How Technology Can Help Save Math Education | Instructional Technology.Media Specialist | Scoop.it
Math education in the United States is a broken system.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: What a List!! 136 ...

Edgalaxy - Where Education and Technology Meet · Lesson Plan: Identifying vocabulary mentors in your class ... What a List!! 136 Interactive Educational Games By Subject Area. What kid doesn't like a game?
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Great resource and full of helpful information!

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