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From Cave Paintings to the Internet - A History of Media

From Cave Paintings to the Internet - A History of Media | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Jeremy Norman's From Cave Paintings to the Internet is a great collection of images and information about media and communication throughout world history.  The digital artifacts are arranged in a timeline format as well as in a map format.
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Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines

Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 29, 201
In today’s post I am sharing with you two important web tools that you can use with students in class to create interactive timelines. These timelines can include a wide variety of...
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Everything Teachers need to Know about Google Scholar Library

Everything Teachers need to Know about Google Scholar Library | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 29, 2015
We have recently started sharing with our readers here a series of blog posts covering important tips and features embedded in Google Scholar. Today,we are introducing you to Google...
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Fantastic Resources for Teaching Using YouTube

Fantastic Resources for Teaching Using YouTube | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 25, 2015
YouTube is definitely one of the best platforms for searching and accessing  educational video resources. We have already covered several ways teachers can leverage the...
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Great Platforms to Find Open Educational Resources

Great Platforms to Find Open Educational Resources | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January, 2015
Here is a list of free educational tools that will help you find some great open educational resources (OERs). Bookmark them, pin them, and add them to your...
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New Chart Comparing The Best Tools for Creating Educational Posters and Inforgaphics

New Chart Comparing The Best Tools for Creating Educational Posters and Inforgaphics | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 27, 2014
Below is a collection of four great web tools you can use with your students to create posters and inforgaphics. The chart compares the affordances and things you can do with each...
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A Good Chart Comparing The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Presentations

A Good Chart Comparing The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Presentations | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
In today's chart I am sharing with you three good web tools and iPad apps that you can use with your students to create visually appealing presentations. Again, I included only the...
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Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 26, 2014
Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and...
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A Good Chart Featuring Over 50 Educational Encyclopedias

A Good Chart Featuring Over 50 Educational Encyclopedias | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 19, 2014
So what other online encyclopedias do you know besides the popular Wikipedia? Chances are some few titles are popping up in your mind right now. In fact there are dozens of very...
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Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 26, 2014
Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and...
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Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 20, 2014 Few classrooms are entirely digital or paperless, though more and more are striving towards a middle-ground that can replace some of the workflow tedium with technology while...
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Visual Portfolios: The Blending of Analog and Digital

Visual Portfolios: The Blending of Analog and Digital | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
As I mentioned in my most recent post, The Role of an Ed Tech within the Project Planning Cycle of a 1:1 iPad Classroom, my job entails working with students just as much as teachers.
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A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2014

The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
This list (a not particularly long one) brings together what I think are this year’s best ways to create online content easily and quickly.
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3 Important Google Search Tips to Help Students with Their Language Learning

3 Important Google Search Tips to Help Students with Their Language Learning | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 28, 2015
Today I want to share with you three useful Google search tips that students can use to enhance their language learning and enrich their vocabulary. These tips are related to the use...
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This Is How to Create Flipped Videos by Adding Interactive Elements and Annotations to YouTube Clips

This Is How to Create Flipped Videos by Adding Interactive Elements and Annotations to YouTube Clips | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 27, 2015
In an earlier post covering the best YouTube resources for teachers I argued that the educational potential of YouTube resides in it being both a free platform that provides a wide...
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The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators

The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
In a perfect world students would understand that education is for their benefit and put their all into every assignment. Unfortunately, every educator working today knows how far off the reality is from that ideal.
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7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work

7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 14, 2015
Diigo is an excellent social bookmarking tool that enable you to save, annotate, and share bookmarks. The power of Diigo lies in the distinctive features that it offers to teachers...
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3 Good Resources to Download Public Domain Educational Videos

3 Good Resources to Download Public Domain  Educational Videos | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
January 2, 2015
Below are some good platforms  to search for CC licensed or public domain videos to use with students in class. I invite you to check them out and share with us if you have other...
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A Beautiful Sketchnote on How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development

A Beautiful Sketchnote on How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December, 2014
Twitter is a powerful  social networking tool with huge potential for teachers professional development.  In a relatively short span of time, Twitter evolved into one of the...
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14 of the Best Media Literacy Resources for 2014

14 of the Best Media Literacy Resources for 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reports that children spend an average of seven hours a day consuming various types of media. This data illustrates that society’s voracious appetite for media makes media literacy more important than ever.
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A Handy Chart Comparing 5 Good Web Tools to Flip your Classroom

A Handy Chart Comparing 5 Good  Web Tools to Flip your Classroom | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 22, 2014
If you are looking for good web tools to create video lessons or platforms to help you flip your classroom , the tools below are probably what you need. These are the tools I have...
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Here Is How to Create Digital Quizzes and Surveys Using Kahoot

Here Is How to Create Digital Quizzes and Surveys Using Kahoot | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 24, 2014
Kahoot is another great student response system that teachers can use to create and deliver quizzes and surveys to students. Kahoot provides a learning environment that is ideal for...
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10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter

10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
December 22, 2014
As a micro-blogging platform, Twitter has rapidly grown to widespread popularity due mainly to its unique features that set it apart from other social networking websites. One of...
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A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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Celebrate Holiday Traditions with ThingLink

Celebrate Holiday Traditions with ThingLink | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
If you're looking for engaging ways to include some holiday fun into your teaching before winter break, you might want to choose ThingLink as a platform for sharing resources.
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