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Find Easy to Read Text for Lower Levels

Find Easy to Read Text for Lower Levels | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it

Twurdy is actually based on Google, but it analyses Google results for readability, so it can help you to find more lower level texts for learners without you having to read through every result from Google to see if it's simple enough.


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Making learning meaningful for all - How,why and when!
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The hidden costs of low literacy in Australia

The hidden costs of low literacy in Australia | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
The emotional, practical and financial toll of low literacy can be severe, particularly in a world that assumes almost everyone can read and write.  But around 44 per cent of Australian adults lack the literacy skills required for everyday life, making daily tasks difficult. 
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LibGuides: Teacher Resources: Teaching Information Literacy

LibGuides: Teacher Resources: Teaching Information Literacy | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
Resources, lesson plans, app reviews etc. all to help teachers continue to do great work in helping our students succeed! Resources are organized by subject and directly align with the Ontario Curriculum. Resources for teaching information literacy

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 5, 6:53 AM
LibGuides: Teacher Resources: Teaching Information Literacy
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5 ways to make grammar fun, engaging and competitive - #TEFL

5 ways to make grammar fun, engaging and competitive - #TEFL | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
Are you students bored with ESL grammar? Check out these fun and engaging ways of making your ESL grammar lessons come alive.

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Pablo Pitarch's curator insight, April 21, 5:11 AM
Fun Grammar. Check it out!
 
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Developing student's fluency skills using technology

Russell Stannard highlights some ways he uses technology to encourage his students to speak. These are based on a series of experiments he worked on at th

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CoSpaces: Making 3D Virtual Reality

CoSpaces: Making 3D Virtual Reality | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it

CoSpaces is a free online platform that allows you to build your own 3D spaces and even experience them in virtual reality. Choose from a library of objects and characters to fill the stage and edit them to create your very own fantasy worlds.
CoSpaces makes VR creation super easy, accessible and fun – so that anyone can dive into their own virtual reality experiences.


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Bhushan THAPLIYAL's curator insight, February 5, 11:37 AM

Just amazing!

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CoSpaces is a free online platform that allows you to build your own 3D spaces and even experience them in virtual reality. Choose from a library of objects and characters to fill the stage and edit them to create your very own fantasy worlds.


CoSpaces makes VR creation super easy, accessible and fun – so that anyone can dive into their own virtual reality experiences.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=VR

 

RESENTICE's curator insight, February 14, 4:38 AM

Plate-forme en ligne gratuite de création d'espaces virtuels en 3D  simple à utiliser

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Consenting Adults? Privacy in an Age of Liberated Learning Data

Consenting Adults? Privacy in an Age of Liberated Learning Data | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
Key Takeaways
A number of questions and issues confront educational technology leaders seeking to align system or campus policies, cultures, and practices with increasing faculty and student use of free online learning tools and services.
The University of California is raising awareness about privacy concerns in a draft document of principles addressing learning data privacy and recommended practices.
Continuing the conversation about data privacy benefits everyone: institutions, faculty, students, and the companies that provide free tools and services.

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Exploiting Infographics for Digital Literacy & Critical Thinking

Exploiting Infographics for Digital Literacy & Critical Thinking | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it

This ebook was designed with English language teachers in mind but should have some value for any teacher who is interested in developing their students’ digital literacy and critical thinking skills.


The book contains a wide range of suggested activities for both the creation and exploitation of infographics in the classroom.
It also helps teachers with tips and advice on how to plan and create infographics and suggestions for which tools to use to produce different types of infographic.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 30, 2016 5:38 AM

My latest ebook in the Digital Classrooms Series.

Ttoo2's curator insight, October 5, 2016 11:39 AM
Infographics are such a great differentiated way for kids to show what they know.  
Susan Kelly's comment, October 14, 2016 8:37 AM
Thanks. I'm eager to read this and wonder if you've included the BIg 6 Information Literacy Skills.
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The Digital Skills Metro Map | #Design #LEARNing2LEARN #eSkills 

The Digital Skills Metro Map | #Design #LEARNing2LEARN #eSkills  | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it

All Aboard is rising to the challenge identified in the national Digital Roadmap of building our ‘digital capacity,’ not just in terms of infrastructure, but also in terms of people, their skills, their levels of confidence and their ability to critique and challenge pre-conceptions.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/

 


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Jacques Lebègue's curator insight, November 12, 2016 4:38 AM
Tous les points fondamentaux du digital  en une seule carte interactive!
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 14, 2016 5:02 AM
Idéé originale pour représenter les compétences digitales.
Daniel Collins's curator insight, January 18, 12:02 AM
A really useful map of a range of digital skills necessary for higher education.
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Literacy and documenting learning | Tech Learning

Literacy and documenting learning | Tech Learning | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it

"The point of an education is to become literate ( a person that is able to read, write and communicate their ideas) and become productive citizens of society. Let’s define documenting learning as a visible, interconnected, meta-cognitive approach for creating evidence of one’s own learning process (or the learning process of our students) ..."


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Digital Literacy: New NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief

Digital Literacy: New NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
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Teaching techniques | Information Literacy

Teaching techniques | Information Literacy | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
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Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners - Free online course

Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners - Free online course | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
Understand learners, policy and practice with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.

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Know Your Dashes - Infographic 

Know Your Dashes - Infographic  | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
This infographic covers the basic use of hyphens, en-dashes and em-dashes. It also provides a quick reference for mac and pc keyboard shortcuts.

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Best Digital Literacy Websites: 32 Great Resources and Tools

Best Digital Literacy Websites: 32 Great Resources and Tools | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
A comprehensive list of the 32 best websites and resources to help you improve your digital literacy, or help you teach digital literacy to others.

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Developing students' digital literacy

Developing students' digital literacy | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 20, 2:44 PM
Teachers play a signicant role in each student's learning, including digital literacy.
Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, April 21, 2:43 AM
Useful article...
 
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Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning

Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
In a world of information overload, it is vital for students to be able to find information on the Web, as well as to determine its validity and appropriateness. Our web literacy materials demystify the process Web so you can impart the vital skills students need to be safe, successful 21st century learners.

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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, March 2, 2:04 AM
7 important steps in web literacy - clear and strong issues to surpass the fake topics
 
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The essential elements of digital literacies: Doug Belshaw at TEDxWarwick

Dr. Doug Belshaw is a Researcher/Analyst at JISC Advance where he researches and advises on issues around open education and innovation. A former teache

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Digital literacy can be an insurgency

Digital literacy can be an insurgency | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
Many large players are interested in digital literacy: libraries, companies, faculty, journalists, even governments.  This could lead us to see digital literacy as an institutionally friendly force, even a conserving one.  What I'd like to argue is that digital literacy is ultimately destabilizing, even insurgent. (I have given several talks around the world about this…

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Long Road Ahead for Digital Literacy in Higher Ed

Long Road Ahead for Digital Literacy in Higher Ed | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
A new report on digital literacy from the New Media Consortium examines the current landscape of digital literacy initiatives, revealing a need for consensus on definitions and best practices in higher education.

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Open & Stuff – Roundup of a day of #SelfOER, #OpenEd16 & Digital Literacies

Open & Stuff – Roundup of a day of #SelfOER, #OpenEd16 & Digital Literacies | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
I had a very productive online day… probably more than usual. And more than I can fully reflect on right now, but I’ve still got a lot to share. With a sidenote of timezone confusion :)…

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Digital literacy | Deakin University Library

Deakin University Library information on resources, services and contacts
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FoldingStory | The Group Storytelling Game

FoldingStory | The Group Storytelling Game | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
Join the fold and offer your best line. FoldingStory is a group storytelling game where you can only see the line written before you.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 20, 2016 4:28 AM

Nice digital take on a popular game. Better for higher level more mature students.

Francisco González's comment, October 22, 2016 6:02 AM
This could be useful in my ESL lessons too. Thanks!
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Linking words and phrases

Linking words and phrases | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
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LLN and VET 

LLN and VET  | Literacy -LLN not to mention digital literacy in Training and assessment | Scoop.it
An intersection of LLN and VET practitioners
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