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What Schools Are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media

What Schools Are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
Can social media be a distraction? Absolutely. Will some students access questionable content? Yes. But many students use social media to enhance their learning, expand the reach of the classroom and fashion their own personal learning networks.

Via Dennis T OConnor, Dr. Laura Sheneman
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5 things I have learned from students about education technology

5 things I have learned from students about education technology… | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it

Sometimes as I write about what I am teaching my students in the high school, it probably makes it seem as if that is a one-way street. The truth of the matter is that it is often a two-way conversation that is very healthy. I thought I would write about a few of the things I have learned from the students I teach:


Via Donna Browne, Dr. Laura Sheneman
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Transforming Information Literacy for Today’s K-12 Learners Through...

Transforming Information Literacy (Lots we need to digest and embrace in @buffyjhamilton presentation http://t.co/OvLVf5K6...)...
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NoodleTools : MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian Bibliography Composer, Online Notecards

NoodleTools: Student research platform with MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian bibliographies, notecards, outlining...

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Words We Say: Teachers and Librarians

Words We Say: Teachers and Librarians | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
Teachers and Librarians. Above: a box of treasure from a school in Texas. a box full of words and thoughts and gifts. and loads of warmth. I'm going to write about this school. tomorrow. but for now. I'd like to salute.
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Education Technology Through the Years | Visual.ly

Education Technology Through the Years | Visual.ly | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
When was the last time you used a tape recorder or a slide projector? That's what we thought. In the age of technology, we can do just about everything online or with our smartphones. Whether its shopping or learning, students are using modern technology to make their experiences virtual.

Via EduClick_España, Dr. Laura Sheneman
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The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy — The Digital Shift

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy — The Digital Shift | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it

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The Importance of Mobile Phones in Education - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education

The Importance of Mobile Phones in Education - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
The Educational Technology - ICT in Education website is aimed at teachers, users, leaders and managers of educational ICT. Published by Terry Freedman, a UK-based independent educational consultant. (Preaching to the choir!

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Is There a Future for Librarians? And Am I In It? « The Signal: Digital Preservation

Is There a Future for Librarians? And Am I In It? « The Signal: Digital Preservation | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
RT @ALA_TechSource: Is There a Future for Librarians? And Am I In It?
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Librarians: Masters of the info universe

Librarians: Masters of the info universe | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
Librarians, information specialists, knowledge managers or whatever title a librarian might have -- their skills are in high demand. And, though you might not know it, they are everywhere.
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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning (Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning!
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Things That Keep Us Up at Night

Things That Keep Us Up at Night | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it

The library, as we once knew it, may no longer be relevant. School librarians, as we once knew them, may no longer be relevant. And, yet, this is undoubtedly the most exciting time in history to be a librarian.


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What exactly does a 21st century teacher librarian do? A list of curated topics in Scoop.it

What exactly does a 21st century teacher librarian do? A list of curated topics in Scoop.it | Literacy Instruction | Scoop.it
On the topic of the teacher librarians' role and exactly what it is we TLs do in our jobs, I wanted to share this article in The Guardian: Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian...

Via Helen Stower, Trish Wade, Librarian@HOPE, Dr. Laura Sheneman
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