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Information Literacy - Homey

Information Literacy - Homey | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it

Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share that information. It is the knowledge of commonly used research techniques.


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Twitter HOTS & Establishing a Twitter Routine in the Classroom | Langwitches Blog

Twitter HOTS & Establishing a Twitter Routine in the Classroom | Langwitches Blog | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
Why and how to use  Twitter in the Classroom has been occupying me for a while now. I have written about my thoughts in  Twitter Policy and Rational and  Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom.
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6 Videos On Globalization And Technology That Will Blow Your Mind

6 Videos On Globalization And Technology That Will Blow Your Mind | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it

Are you looking to teach your students about how the world has expanded in the past few decades? Do you need some mind-boggling statistics that will likely blow your (and your students') mind?


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Rewiring the Brain - It's Child's Play | The Committed Sardine

Rewiring the Brain - It's Child's Play | The Committed Sardine | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
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The ABC's of Information Literacy | greggfesta

The ABC's of Information Literacy | greggfesta | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it

Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share...


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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship

Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
VideoAmy explores the topic of digital citizenship with this playlist of videos on the importance of online safety, manners, privacy, and responsibility.
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Facebook and Google Help Launch Online Safety Platform For Teens

Facebook and Google Help Launch Online Safety Platform For Teens | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
The Family Online Safety Institute partnered with nine tech companies including Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to launch an online resource for teens, parents and teachers called A Platform For Good.
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Howard Rheingold on How the Five Web Literacies are Becoming Essential Survival Skills| The Committed Sardine

Howard Rheingold on How the Five Web Literacies are Becoming Essential Survival Skills| The Committed Sardine | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
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Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities

Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
Reporter Sarah D. Sparks spent the last five years writing about federal and state education regulations. Now covering education research, she can most often be found with a double-shot mocha in one hand and the latest academic journal in the other.
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Using spam to learn about persuasive language - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Learning

Using spam to learn about persuasive language - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Learning | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
A genius lesson or two from Scottish colleagues who immerse students in real world spams in order to see what kinds of reply they might write: I gave a class of twelve year olds a selection of genuine spam emails and asked them to write down what...
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Nine useful lists for educators | eSchool News

Nine useful lists for educators | eSchool News | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
As part of Connected Educator Month (CEM), social media-savvy teachers and education professionals are using Twitter, blogs, and publications to get information out as quickly and easily as possible, and are using lists in many ways.
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Teaching Authentic Writing in a Socially Mediated World

Teaching Authentic Writing in a Socially Mediated World | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
I need to confess. As an English/Language Arts teacher with nearly three decades of experience teaching writing in her professional backpack, I am supposed to know what I am doing.
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What does it mean to be literate?

What does it mean to be literate? | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
I often hear teachers talk about the value of literacy. If students are not literate, they will not be able to be functional citizens.

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15 Free Learning Sites You Haven't Heard of Yet - Online College Search - Your Accredited Online Degree Directory

15 Free Learning Sites You Haven't Heard of Yet - Online College Search - Your Accredited Online Degree Directory | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
Here we highlight just a few of these under-the-radar free learning sites, with something for every type of learner.
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ReferenceME

Get ReferenceME on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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A Presentation App That Forces You To Tell Better Stories

A Presentation App That Forces You To Tell Better Stories | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
The dangers of bad a PowerPoint presentation are manifold. It might just mean putting your audience to sleep, or running afoul of the High Council of Information Design.
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Animated Infographic—The World Without Internet| The Committed Sardine

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Why A Colorado K-12 School Now Resembles An Internet Café

Why A Colorado K-12 School Now Resembles An Internet Café | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
After opening their new facility Sept. 12, Falcon Virtual Academy’s faculty immediately started using its fresh mix of modern décor and technology.

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Five Steps to Starting a Class Blog

This guide explains how to start a class blog in five steps.

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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach on Twitter) is an elementary computer teacher in Philadelphia, PA and a regular blogger on Edutopia. You can read more of her work on her own blog at Philly-teacher.
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Digitally immersed in the challenges of learning | SmartBlogs

Digitally immersed in the challenges of learning | SmartBlogs | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
Sometimes as teachers, we forget that great learning is a journey. One way to avoid this by learning to use technology to teach effectively.
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18 Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educational audiences

18 Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educational audiences | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it
This post could be almost infinite: there is most certainly an extraordinary array of options for videos which expand educators’ understandings and inspire advances in 21st century learning. ...
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How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | Virtual Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education

How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | Virtual Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Learning in the digital age | Scoop.it

When the majority of information moves from print to digital form, we need a new set of critical skills in order to find what we need and use it properly.


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