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2nd Grade Media Literacy Web Quest : Ruth Borchardt Elementary Library

2nd Grade Media Literacy Web Quest : Ruth Borchardt Elementary Library | Library | Scoop.it

"This web quest will ask students to read and think critically about some of the media sources they are familiar with. Students will look closely at the purposes of the different kinds of media, look at the techniques used to create the different types of media and their messages. Students will also examine different written conventions for different types of media."


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Ken Morrison's curator insight, May 24, 2013 8:55 PM

I am very happy that the are introducing this at an early age. I learned last week that Canadian students are introduced to media literacy very early in their education.  This is crucial because they receive an onslaught of US-centric messages jumping over the border

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The Best of the Book Lists 2012

The Best of the Book Lists 2012 | Library | Scoop.it
One of our favorite things about the holiday season is the recap of the year in books! Publications, websites, and readers everywhere begin pulling together what they think is the cream of the crop — the best books of the year.

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10 Authors Who Despised the Movie Versions of Their Books - Paste Magazine (blog)

10 Authors Who Despised the Movie Versions of Their Books - Paste Magazine (blog) | Library | Scoop.it
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10 Authors Who Despised the Movie Versions of Their Books
Paste Magazine (blog)
The process of translating our favorite books into film is an inherently tricky conversion.
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Best Book Lists 2012

Best Book Lists 2012 | Library | Scoop.it

" Empowering Librarians... Engaging Readers... Connecting Communities Novelist is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you."
This is a really great use of Pinterest! Novelist (I hope it sounds familiar, it's a very useful database you can access from Maine's MARVEL collection) has assembled, and presumably will continue to assemble, some of the many many book lists that appear all over the Internet at this time of year.


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'Thor: The Dark World' comedy exclusive: Loki argues with kids

'Thor: The Dark World' comedy exclusive: Loki argues with kids | Library | Scoop.it
Thor: The Dark World hits theaters this week, and now Comedy Central has made a video featuring your boyfriend Tom Hiddleston as Thor's fraternal nemesis Loki. The short clip finds the trickster god having a frank exchange ...
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