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9 Strategies to Scaffold for Students Deeper Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Strategies to Scaffold for Students Deeper Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

Via Patty Ball
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Great ideas for inquiry based learning.

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More tips from edtech on how to scaffold deeper learning

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 ~ great ideas for inquiry based learning via @PippaDavies 

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Technology for learning commons, libraries, including literacy tools, apps, media, internet privacy, copyright, and plagiarism.
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Common Sense :: Digital Compass

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New digital citizenship game for students gr 6-8 from Commonsense Media.

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ViewPure / videos without clutter

Watch YouTube videos without comments, ads, related videos, or any other distractions. It\'s great for teachers, parents, and organizations alike - or really, anybody.
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Removing comments and distractions with ViewPure.

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The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
RT @Ambercita7: Hey #COMA class check these out ~ The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You http://t.co/aZLOZ2Ls3V via @edudemic
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Agreed!  These are easy to use!  Love most of these!

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Resources for Using iPads in Grades 3-5

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 3-5 | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in grades 3-5? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
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iPad guide for grades 3-5 from Edutopia.

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Top iPad Apps for Sketchnoting and Visual Notetaking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top iPad Apps for Sketchnoting and Visual Notetaking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Top iPad Apps for Sketchnoting and Visual Notetaking
#elearning #edtech
http://t.co/XUbwIYocmU via @medkh9

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Note taking and sketching apps!

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Literacy in the Digital Age

Literacy in the Digital Age | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
I have identified thirteen literacies that our students need to become well-rounded 21st-century citizens. These literacies are not taught as separate literacies but are taught across the content...
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Excellent resource for your inquiry based learning archives!

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 29, 2014 12:04 PM

Excellent ideas and teaching strategies, links to tools in this comprehensive page from well renowned researcher Kathy Shrock.

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Great Resources to Teach Students about Plagiarism and Citation Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Resources to Teach Students about Plagiarism and Citation Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Great Resources to Teach Students about Plagiarism and Citation Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/90jijKdtSt
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Plagiarism tool to share the importance of sharing correctly.

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Awesome Poster On Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Poster On Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

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Cool infographic to support #diglit.

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Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/aRalAexAXA
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Thinglink is an awesome tool for students of all ages to use for interactive visual layouts.  Guide on how to use.

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Paper by FiftyThree

Paper by FiftyThree | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Get Paper by FiftyThree on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Paper by 53 is the latest artsy app to make 21st century presentations look like modern works of art!  App of the year in 2012!  It’s the easiest and most beautiful way to create on iPad. Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and share them across the web.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 2, 2014 1:21 PM

Paper by Fifty Three is the easiest and most beautiful way to create on iPad. Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and share them across the web.

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AwesomeStories.com

AwesomeStories.com | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Story-Driven, Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning Platform, Awesome Stories is a Cure for the Common Core. Non-Fiction, Fiction, Films, Books, Social Studies, History, Science, Math, the Arts, Trials, Disaster.
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Awesomestories.com is an awesome site!  Discover primary sources for students of all ages to share in their research projects with easy to use articles with simple explanations. Big high five! 

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 2, 2014 1:03 PM

Primary sources for research projects in simple, easy to use format!  All grades!

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The e-book phenomenon: a disruptive technology

The e-book phenomenon: a disruptive technology | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
The e-book and its associated technology have emerged as a disruptive technology over the past ten years. The aim of this paper is to discuss some of the consequences of this development, based on the work of the e-books in Sweden research project. To explain the impact of the e-book phenomenon we use Winston’s theory of technological innovation, with particular reference to the ‘supervening social necessity’, the combination of factors that turns an innovation into a marketable product. As a result of the technology all aspects of the production, distribution and use of books is affected. The e-book is having different effects in different sectors and in different parts of the world: rapid development in the USA, slower in France and Japan; rapid development in academic libraries, slower development in public libraries, from country to country. These differences suggest that one supervening social necessity may be needed to explain the divergencies. There is a great deal of exaggeration of the impact of the e-book, based mainly on its influence in the USA. Development in other countries is taking place more slowly and differently and in ‘small language’ countries like Sweden, the pace of development, except in academic libraries is likely to be slow.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 23, 2014 12:48 PM

This excellent research paper outlines the disruptive force of e book publishing and its effects on education and libraries.  

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8 ways to jump into eBooks | eSchool News | eSchool News

8 ways to jump into eBooks | eSchool News | eSchool News | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
This guide to jumping into eBooks can help school leaders design an implementation plan with all stakeholders in mind.
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E book stats have really shot up.  Time to see what makes them special in your virtual commons!

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, May 28, 2014 1:52 PM

E books in our distance learning school have taken off big time with more educational publishers coming on board.  Stats up by 100%.

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Teachers Professional Development Guide: Must Have Tools and Resources

Teachers Professional Development Guide: Must Have Tools and Resources | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
RT @VipulaSharma1: Ts #PD Guide: Must Have Tools and Resources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/DrKkmk0Dwl via @med…
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Web tools list for teacher ProD.

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Marisa Martinez's curator insight, May 11, 5:58 PM

Supporting and teaching.

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Google Unveils a Stick That Turns Any Display Into a PC | WIRED

Google Unveils a Stick That Turns Any Display Into a PC | WIRED | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
If you plug the stick into an LCD display or a TV, you can run the sort of software you typically run on a personal computer.
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Great idea for learning commons!

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The Complete Guide to The Use of Skype in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Complete Guide to The Use of Skype in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
The Complete Guide to The Use of Skype in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/bAZSXkBvo7 via @medkh9
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Using Skype in your learning commons for sharing book clubs?  Here is a complete guide for your purposes,

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Finding copyright-friendly photos for the Google Images generation | eSchool News | eSchool News

Finding copyright-friendly photos for the Google Images generation | eSchool News | eSchool News | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
One great project to share with students that can better help them understand how and when they may use images created by others is the Creative Commons project.
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Excellent article on sharing images that are copyright free.  Thanks Kathy Shrock!

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10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun | Edudemic

10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun | Edudemic | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun http://t.co/Z1a4DQS0sq
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Yay for reading apps!

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Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/DKTkhqHCqx
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Checking this one out?  Looks like a neat platform for sharing lessons, and collaboration.

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Creative Commons from a Student's Perspective | Edudemic

Creative Commons from a Student's Perspective | Edudemic | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

As a student, I’d have to say that one of the most annoying tasks when writing an assignment, whether a blog, a report or an essay would have to be citing sources. It’s not like I don’t feel that authors deserve credit for their work or that I’m too lazy to cite something. It’s the fact that teachers request that information be cited in a certain way. Sadly however, the “way” continually changes and differs. Within this article, I hope to describe my challenges with citing my sources and also develop my thoughts, as a student and blogger, on not only the new “Creative Commons” style of citing images, but also where I believe citations need improvement.


Via Alastair Creelman, Luciana Viter
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Creative commons from the student perspective.  I agree with this student!

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The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom's Taxonomy In The Classroom

The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom's Taxonomy In The Classroom | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Bloom's Taxonomy is talked about a lot in educational circles.  However, if you believe a recent survey of visits to 23,000 U.S. classrooms, the higher-order thinking skills it's ideally designed t...
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Blooms taxonomy tools for use in the classroom. 

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Help Students Understand How to Challenge Their Hypothesis With this Video

Video from BibMe on how to understand and evaluate sources when writing a thesis.

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Short video on the research process and the importance of editing and evaluating sources.

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Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. | Interactive Lessons | Mobile Learning | Apps for Education | iPads in the Classroom

Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. | Interactive Lessons | Mobile Learning | Apps for Education | iPads in the Classroom | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones or iPods. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

  
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Nearpod allows you to be able to share multi-media content with your students on iPads, iPhones and iPods.  Teachers log in to www.nearpod.com to create multimedia presentations with interactive features such as quizzes, videos, polls, drawing tools, and more. They can also access featured presentations from certified publishers and fellow educators.  Students use the Nearpod app on their iOS devices to receive curricular content, participate in activities and submit responses.  This app is free unless you want to upgrade for more features.  Watch this video for more information :https://edshelf.com/tool/nearpod

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Nearpod allows you to be able to share multi-media content with your students on iPads, iPhones and iPods.  Teachers log in to www.nearpod.com to create multimedia presentations with interactive features such as quizzes, videos, polls, drawing tools, and more. They can also access featured presentations from certified publishers and fellow educators.  Students use the Nearpod app on their iOS devices to receive curricular content, participate in activities and submit responses.  This app is free unless you want to upgrade for more features.  Watch this video for more information :https://edshelf.com/tool/nearpod

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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
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Top websites for 2014 from AASL.

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American Libraries Live | Library Technology from the Future

American Libraries Live | Library Technology from the Future | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
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Free Pro/d from ALA webinars and videos for all librarians wanting to move into virtual libraries.

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