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SearchReSearch: Internet search: What makes it simple, difficult or impossible?

SearchReSearch: Internet search: What makes it simple, difficult or impossible? | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it

On the face of it you’d think that searching on a modern search engine such as Google is a pretty simple and straightforward skill. And mostly, you’d be right. It’s the exceptions that are interesting.

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Statistics: Mary Meeker’s Annual “Internet Trends” Report Now Available Online | LJ INFOdocket

Statistics: Mary Meeker’s Annual “Internet Trends” Report Now Available Online | LJ INFOdocket | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Mary Meeker, a highly respected analyst and vice-president at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, delivers her Internet Trends presentation/report at a major industry conference each year.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Athenir - A Search Engine With Visualizations of Related Terms

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The Future of Libraries Infographic | WebCheckout

The Future of Libraries Infographic | WebCheckout | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Libraries have been predicted to go extinct by 2019. So what are they doing to guard against the future?
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CSLA Information Literacy Summit at CUE 2015

CSLA Information Literacy Summit at CUE 2015 | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
California School Library Association (CSLA) partnered with CUE during CUE 2015 to present a full-day information literacy summit at the conference.
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Teaching evidence via @Erik_Palmer

Copyright Erik Palmer   www.erikpalmer.net What is evidence?            Telling a young child to identify “evidence used to support…claims” or to “focus on evidence-based writing,” using the langua...
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Teaching With Web-Based Resources

Teaching With Web-Based Resources | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Web-based teaching starts with identifying and vetting your resources, creating a lesson plan, and developing online handouts that provide information and encourage student participation.
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Coming Back from the Ledge

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This blog appears on The Right Question Institute's Guest Blog  The past three books I’ve read changed me. Actually, they defined me. No wait, they articulated what I’ve always known myself to be, ...
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Digital literacy is about asking the right questions - ICT and Computing in Education -

Digital literacy is about asking the right questions - ICT and Computing in Education - | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Being digitally literate is not just about knowing how to use programs or being aware of copyright...
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Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.
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Right Question Institute - A Catalyst for Microdemocracy

The Right Question Institute is a non-profit organization in Cambridge, MA focusing on education, healthcare, parent involvement, voter engagement and microdemocracy.
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Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
How can educators decide which tech to use in the classroom? There are specialists who can help with that.
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A Global Museum: How Flipboard Can Help Bring a World of Ancient Wonders to Classrooms Half a World Away | Flipboard

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7 most common data visualization mistakes

7 most common data visualization mistakes | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
In dataviz, as in any other field, there are rules, best practices, guidelines and then there is common sense. And contrary to what we might believe, common sense gets ignored quite often, as we’ll see in the examples below.
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World Library of Science

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World Library Of Science is an open online teaching/learning portal combining high quality educational articles authored by editors at NPG with technology-based community features to fuel a global exchange of scientific insights, teaching practices, and study resources. World Library Of Science currently contains articles in the field of genetics, and is intended for college undergraduate faculty and students. Future plans involve extension of World Library Of Science to other fields within the life sciences, as well as to other audiences.
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Did Facebook’s Big Study Kill My Filter Bubble Thesis? — Backchannel — Medium

Did Facebook's Big Study Kill My Filter Bubble Thesis? - Backchannel - Medium
Not really — and here’s why.
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Text Complexity? Helping Readers See The Whole Text -

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Text Complexity? Helping Readers See The Whole Text by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education Selecting Text For Comprehension In the previous literacy posts in this series I identified a few guiding questions that stem from the research: Do...
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Adapt for "How to Read for Research"

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Baltimore ‘looting’ tweets show importance of quick and easy image checks — Medium

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Eoghan mac Suibhne/@buileshuibhne
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IB Teacher Dan Byrne Discusses Growing a Culture to Support Academic Literacies

IB Teacher Dan Byrne Discusses Growing a Culture to Support Academic Literacies | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
In yesterday's post, I wrote about our most recent collaboration with Dan Byrne and James Glenn and on a larger scale, the possibilities for libraries as  places and catalysts for growing academic ...
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Outline of the Living Online curriculum

Living Online lab promoting digital and media literacy K-12 Reuben Loewy
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AISL Tampa 2015: Bridging Our Differences (with images, tweets) · alexandrap529

A Social Media Story storified by Alexandra Patterson
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