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Easy Early Literacy Activities from The Weekly Kids Co-Op - B-Inspired Mama

Easy Early Literacy Activities from The Weekly Kids Co-Op - B-Inspired Mama | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
17 creative and fun Early Literacy Activities from the creative mom blogs of The Weekly Kids Co-Op Link Party! (Love this: Early Literacy Activities from B-Inspired Mama via The Preschool Toolbox. Have you been also using...
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Practical and easy to do, perfect.

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Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
By adding blogs to a flipped ELA class, teachers present literacy as a design challenge where words, images, and format serve to express students' ideas.
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Read Bunny Cakes Online | Jumpstart

Read Bunny Cakes Online | Jumpstart | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Are you ready to #ReadForTheRecord?!

Help our friends at Jumpstart promote early literacy and break the world... http://t.co/Omec00KSHT
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An American model for early literacy support and development.

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Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards

Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
It's a great pleasure each year to highlight the work of Speech Pathology Australia, and to bring a wider audience to the books they have highlighted as exceptional.
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Having hosted Janeen Brian at State Library as a May Gibbs fellow some years ago I am excited to see her new children's book picking up some great awards in Australia!  A must for any dirty dinosaur in your world!

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iKIDS » iKids

iKIDS » iKids | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
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Free access to online magazine iKids Digital.

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Best Start (State Library of Queensland)

Best Start (State Library of Queensland) | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
$2 million to rural communities to improve early childhood literacy: http://t.co/eZq9NPxUdn #BestStart #qldpol http://t.co/IqVoURDoAH
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Excited to be part of this innovative program!

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Fun Early Literacy Activities

Fun Early Literacy Activities | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
RT @BookChook: Looking for Fun Early #Literacy Activities? Some for home; some for Storytime! http://t.co/t5iH5fWWVA via @BookChook
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Australian content strong this afternoon!

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Early literacy program reaches out to parents first - TheDay.com

Early literacy program reaches out to parents first - TheDay.com | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Early literacy program reaches out to parents first
TheDay.com
"There are many early literacy book giveaway programs that get books into the hands of low-income children," she says.
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...it all adds up.

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3 Easy Methods to Create eLearning Videos - eLearning Industry

3 Easy Methods to Create eLearning Videos - eLearning Industry | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
How To Create eLearning Videos. 3 Easy Methods to Create eLearning Videos.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Let's get started!

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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.
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Great tips for all ages.

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How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic

How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Using Legos in the classroom is not a new concept at all. There are so many different classroom applications for the popular brightly colored bricks, and despite the myriad of uses, the go-to task for Legos is most often math.
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Thanks to Castleville Legends my interest in mathematics has reawakened.  Have always loved Lego.

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Early Childhood Literacy Framework and Strategy | Australian Library and Information Association

The ALIA Public Libraries Advisory Committee has published a report called the Early Literacy Framework and Strategy for Australian Public Libraries in February 2014.  You can read the report here. 
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Well worth looking at.

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6 TED Talks Educators And Students Should Watch Together | Edudemic

6 TED Talks Educators And Students Should Watch Together | Edudemic | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Education is a pretty hot-button issue for so many people out there.
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Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED

Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
The entrance to GitHub is the most Instagram-able lobby in tech. It's a recreation of the Oval Office, and the mimicry is spot-on---except for the rug.
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Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds - NYTimes.com

Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds - NYTimes.com | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Quality of words more important than quantity for early literacy? Interesting new research -> http://t.co/UO46mOaeBw #6by6
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Quality over quantity!

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10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom

10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Below is an infographic I created with Piktochart. (Another fantastic tool for educators and students!) There are ten ideas for using Google Drawings in the classroom. Honestly, it was hard to stop at ten!
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You can never have too many ideas.

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Online Learning and Libraries - not a disrupter?

Online Learning and Libraries - not a disrupter? | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Online learning, much touted and often doubted, is revolutionizing education as we know it. This is good for learners and could be transformational for libraries. The connection between learning and libraries has always been natural and strong—it’s...
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Good discussion to follow if you are interested in the way online learning is developing and future potential.

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Primary support in Vanuatu » Coffey

Primary support in Vanuatu » Coffey | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
The Vanuatu Education Support Program is an initiative managed by Coffey on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand governments that will see schools across Vanuatu receive education kits designed to improve the literacy and numeracy of children...
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Resources supported by curriculum based training expertise.

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Pediatricians promote “Reach Out and Read” for early literacy

Pediatricians promote “Reach Out and Read” for early literacy | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
A prescription from the American Academy of Pediatrics is read to your kids! For the first time the AAP is promoting early literacy.
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Great partnership idea - Reach out and read hand in hand with paediatricians and parents.  Perfect.

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Study: Online classes really do work

Study: Online classes really do work | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Detailed quantitative study of learning online shows success, even among those with least preparation.
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....and the research to prove it....always reassuring.

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Literacy Effort Pushes Parents to Start Sooner

Literacy Effort Pushes Parents to Start Sooner | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
For all the energy poured into New York City's preschool expansion, some researchers and early-childhood advocates say that the most at-risk children need help with literacy much earlier than pre-K.
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Innovative and engaging - and it seems to be working!

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Early literacy: everyone’s responsibility

Early literacy: everyone’s responsibility | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
The Leipzig conference developed a whole set of recommendations on how to improve Early Literacy Education (ELE).
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Seems so obvious, but we need to keep plugging away at it.

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Digital learning: how technology is reshaping teaching - Telegraph

Digital learning: how technology is reshaping teaching - Telegraph | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
As the new school term approaches, Sophie Curtis looks at the impact technology is having in the classroom (RT @3iLogic: Digital learning: how technology is reshaping teaching http://t.co/uoGTTfexZ5...
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Brush Up On Your EdTech Vocabulary With This Cheat Sheet | Edudemic

Brush Up On Your EdTech Vocabulary With This Cheat Sheet | Edudemic | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Do you know what a flipped classroom requires? How about a 1:1 classroom? If you’re a regular reader of Edudemic, then you probably are more than informed about what these terms mean and how they’re implemented in modern classrooms.
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Lots to think about....and a glossary to boot.

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BlendEd - Getting the best from your E-learning strategy

BlendEd - Getting the best from your E-learning strategy | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Free Book for Educators starting out with E-learning for the first time.
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Nice to Australian content on this subject.

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10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Edudemic

10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Learning and literacy - of the "e" type ie eLearning and Early Literacy | Scoop.it
Instagram is a hugely popular social network for photo sharing. Though the use of social media in the classroom may have skyrocketed, Twitter and Facebook definitely reign supreme as the key social media tools for schools and teachers.
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Social media and learning - perfect combo.

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