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Google Books can be a good research tool for students if they are aware of it and know how to use it. In the video below I provide a short overview of how to use Google Books for research. You can also find screenshots of the process here.
Using educationally appropriate online tools with students opens up a world of possibilities for engaging them in leaning experiences that incorporate the 4 C's; communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.
Digital citizenship, as we’ve theorized, has something to do with the “The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” In education, we love acronyms and initialisms–IEP,...
Teach your students how to use different graphic organizers to take notes when reading nonfiction texts.
Deborah Welsh's insight:
Many assumptions are made about digital literacy, including students' inherent ability to read and decipher the information now arriving in a variety of formats. The ability to synthesise information is more important than ever.
We have an obligation to read for pleasure, says Neil Gaiman, to use libraries and to encourage others to use libraries, to hear the voices of the past, to put aside the distractions of the world, to see language as a living thing that flows, to understand that fiction is the lie that tells the truth...
Education guru Sugata Mitra and his colleagues — who have pioneered the “School in the Cloud” — are sending ripples through the world of education.Their idea is simple: provide learning spaces with ready…...
Rather than going back to basics, visiting author and educator David Price believes the solution is to create an education system based around "service learning" that fosters the entrepreneurial, creative and innovative skills needed to compete in an increasingly freelance world .
Deborah Welsh's insight:
Australian students are generally literate and numerate, providing them with a competitive advantage in the employment market. Schools also need to realise the potential of "the language of our times", according to Jenny Luca from Toorak College. We need to recognise and engage in online learning in schools.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.