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20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education

20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities

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Ms. Corri's curator insight, July 4, 2013 2:53 PM

Since this is becoming very important to what we do with the Common Core, this seems a good read.

Richard Evans's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:46 PM

Changing literacies for a digital future. 

David Cook's curator insight, August 7, 2014 10:34 PM

I found this to be a lot of bark with no bite.  But that's may be because I'm already sold on the need for digital literacy in education, and am much more interested in reading about specific content, frameworks, curriculum, etc. 

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Between Darkness and Light

Between Darkness and Light | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
The shadow is that place between darkness and light. We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates… Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty. -  Junichiro Tanizaki The loveliest things in life are but shadows,…
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How to Turn Ubuntu Phone Into a Desktop PC With Convergence

How to Turn Ubuntu Phone Into a Desktop PC With Convergence | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Newcomer to the mobile space, Ubuntu Phone, has its own mobile-to-desktop software. If your device is compatible, and running the OTA-11 update (or later), you can turn your phone into a PC.
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The Best Resources On Helping To Build Empathy In The Classroom – Help Me Find More

The Best Resources On Helping To Build Empathy In The Classroom – Help Me Find More | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Lately, because of some classroom incidents, I’ve been thinking about ways to help students build empathy. I’ve begun reading, and collecting, related resources, and invite readers to c…
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Flipboard on Flipboard

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13 Magazines | 18,647 Articles | 175.1M Followers | 22 Likes | @flipboard | Official Flipboard account
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A $5 Linux server, open source software in China, and more news

A $5 Linux server, open source software in China, and more news | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at a $5 Linux server, China's adoption of open source software, Plasma 5.8, and more.
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GameOn World - A Great, Multiplayer Geography Game

GameOn World - A Great, Multiplayer Geography Game | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
GameOn World is a new, multiplayer geography game developed by a high school teacher and his student in Portland, Maine. The game i
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View deleted files with the latest Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Android apps

View deleted files with the latest Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Android apps | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
The newest versions of the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for Android make it possible to retrieve trashed files you unexpectedl
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Schools want students to be creative, but only on a Thursday afternoon - The Curious Creative

Schools want students to be creative, but only on a Thursday afternoon - The Curious Creative | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Right off the bat I just want to say, that this post will likely pose more questions than give you solid answers. In many ways though pursuing those questions on creativity and pondering on what [READ MORE]
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12 things I've learnt about assessing Computing and ICT

12 things I've learnt about assessing Computing and ICT | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
I've been thinking about, doing, and running courses in the art and science
of assessing what kids know, understand and can do when it comes to
Computing and ICT for a long time. Here are 12 things I've learnt.
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Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes in Black and White Photography

Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes in Black and White Photography | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Black and white photography has been around for nearly 180 years, ever since Louis Daguerre introduced the daguerreotype process to the world. It is still hugely popular despite the rise and ease of color photography. And yet, whenever I look at other people’s black and white photos, I see the same mistakes over and over. …
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US Department of Education Releases Another $245 Million for Privatization of Public Schools

US Department of Education Releases Another $245 Million for Privatization of Public Schools | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
John King awards $245M to charters incl $8M to the Uncommon Schools charter chain, a chain he previously ran that is known for outrageously high suspension rates. Jersey Jazzman called him the King of Student Suspensions. (His own children never attended a no-excuses charter school; when he lived in New York, they were enrolled in…
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An Excellent Rubric To Assess Students Multimedia Projects

An Excellent Rubric To Assess Students Multimedia Projects | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Here is another wonderful rubric for evaluating multimedia projects in your classroom. This rubric which I came across through Nort
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Technology in the Classroom: 8 Ways to Use Minecraft

Technology in the Classroom: 8 Ways to Use Minecraft | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
8 technology in the classroom ways to use Minecraft that will shake everything up.
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13 restaurants that’ll make you want to visit Montreal right now

13 restaurants that’ll make you want to visit Montreal right now | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Matador is a travel and lifestyle brand redefining travel media with cutting edge adventure stories, photojournalism, and social commentary.
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Astonishingly Good News from Ohio! Taxpayers and Kids Win, ECOT Loses!

Astonishingly Good News from Ohio! Taxpayers and Kids Win, ECOT Loses! | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) lost in court today! This is an e-charter owned and run for profit by William Lager, who is a big donor to the Ohio GOP. The school has the lowest high school graduation rate in the nation but has never been held accountable for its poor performance. Here is…
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Smart dog collars could be the next big thing in wearables

Smart dog collars could be the next big thing in wearables | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
The wearables industry has been focused on devices for humans, but your dog could be next in the coming few years, if the Link AKC is any indicator.
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Google Maps gains a bunch of voice commands for hands-free navigation

Google Maps gains a bunch of voice commands for hands-free navigation | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Google Maps on an Android phone is a great way to get from A to B without getting lost, but if you need to check details of your route or want to make a change to settings, you'll need to pull over to do so. Or at least that used to be the case. Google has just added a load of voice commands to the app.
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Save time with Quick Access in Drive

Save time with Quick Access in Drive | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
(Cross posted from the  Google Drive Blog ) Posted by Cayden Meyer, Product Manager Today, we’re launching Quick Access, which shave
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Changing the way we design for the web

Changing the way we design for the web | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Rachel Nabors, a CSS animator, will keynote at All Things Open this year, in Raleigh from October 26-27.
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MTA: Lower school ratings due to opt-outs expose absurd accountability system

MTA: Lower school ratings due to opt-outs expose absurd accountability system | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
MTA President Barbara Madeloni said on Wednesday, September 28, that students and parents of students who opted out of taking state standardized tests last spring were expressing legitimate opposition to the focus on testing in public education, and she added that their schools should not be sanctioned for their actions.
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Hypercat standard becomes Australian IoT cat's meow

Hypercat standard becomes Australian IoT cat's meow | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
The chaotic Internet of Things (IoT) space just got a bit less fragmented as an Australian consortium chose to back the Hypercat technology standard.
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A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems (EdSurge News)

A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems (EdSurge News) | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it

Over the last two years, Google has taken its popular applications and outfitted them for the classroom. While many schools and districts continue to use existing learning management systems, such as Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle and Schoology, Google’s Classroom platform is increasingly catching te
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