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The Teacher’s Guide to the Library of Congress

The Teacher’s Guide to the Library of Congress | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
We thought you might enjoy an actual guide (written for teachers and education in general) that's easy and a solid resource for the Library of Congress.
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How To Make Whiteboard Videos For Your Website

How To Make Whiteboard Videos For Your Website | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
One of the coolest tools for creating visual online content in recent years is the “whiteboard” video. You know the type—a hand, a pen, a whiteboard, and some fun drawings that help bolster your online brand and generate a lot of social shares.
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The Best Websites for Finding Academic Books and Journals

The Best Websites for Finding Academic Books and Journals | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July, 2014
Instead of heading to the library to bury your face in the stacks, use these search engines to find out which libraries have the books you need, and maybe even find them available...
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10 Great Platforms for Primary Source Documents

10 Great Platforms for Primary Source Documents | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July11, 2014
Resources like the Library of Congress have considerable archives and documents available, and many of them have taken their collections online. Use these search tools to get access to...
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Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner

Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July9, 2014
Today while I was browsing my Google Plus feeds I came across this wonderful work by Pip Cleaves. This is a slideshow presentation in which Cleaves features a plethora of web tools to...
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Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources

Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 9, 2014
Here is a great and comprehensive directory of free image sources compiled by The Edublogger. This collection is specifically created to help teachers, educators and students have...
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6 Good Academic Search Engines for Science Teachers

6 Good Academic Search Engines for Science Teachers | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 8, 2014
Below is a list of popular academic search engines with a focus on science. These search platforms will provide instant access to a wide variety of science related resources. These...
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The Best Educational Websites for Teaching and Learning in 2014

The Best Educational Websites for Teaching and Learning in 2014 | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 3, 2014
The American Association of School Librarian (AASL) has recently published its 2014 report of the best websites for teaching and learning. As you probably know, every year AASL releases...
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How To Build Your Professional Learning Community

How To Build Your Professional Learning Community | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Professional development used to mean one thing: inservice days. Oof. We sure have come a long way, haven’t we? Especially in the realm of connecting with other like-minded individuals around the globe.
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A Great Visual Timeline Chronicling The Major Literary Events, Movements, and Authors

A Great Visual Timeline Chronicling The Major Literary Events, Movements, and Authors | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 1, 2014
Here is a wonderful infographic that has been making rounds online during this week.This visual which is created by online-literature captures some of the major literary periods and...
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45 Powerful Tools To Create Polls And Quizzes In The Classroom

45 Powerful Tools To Create Polls And Quizzes In The Classroom | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
By Katie Lepi, Edudemic
Using polling tools in the classroom is probably old hat by now. There are a ton of different tools available to teachers – many of them free- and they’re being put to use in a variety of different ways.
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10 Twitter Chats Every Teacher Should Know About

10 Twitter Chats Every Teacher Should Know About | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
June , 2014
Are you planning to integrate Twitter in your professional development plans for this summer? If so, check out this guide. It will provide you with some practical ideas to start with. It...
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A Wonderful Copyright Flowchart for Your Class

A Wonderful Copyright Flowchart for Your Class | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
June 11, 2014
Can I use material I found online for teaching and or school work? This is one of the recurrent questions you would probably hear so often within educational settings."Copyright...
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A Must See Chart on SAMR Model and iPad Teaching

A Must See Chart on SAMR Model and iPad Teaching | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
June 13, 2014
Technology integration in instruction is a process that starts with setting out clearly defined objectives and ends with assessing learning outcomes against these objectives, and all...
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Must Bookmark Site: “The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources”

Must Bookmark Site: “The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources” | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
The Edublogger has recently published an invaluable resource, The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources.
It’s a star addition to The Best Online Sources For Images.
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And You Thought it Could Not Be Done: Blogging in Math

And You Thought it Could Not Be Done: Blogging in Math | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Blogging is a platform that allows students to think about their Math work.
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Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE

Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
At the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Common Sense Media staff and Graphite Certified Educators presented a series of engaging, informative, and hands-on lightning-fast sessions.
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A Great Guide to Developing Critical Thinking through Web Research Skills eBook

A Great Guide to Developing Critical Thinking through Web Research Skills eBook | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 9, 2014
Developing Critical Thinking through Web Research Skills is a free PDF eBook from Microsoft for teachers and educators.This short 37 pages ebook provides a wide range of ideas for...
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10 Great Search Engines for History Teachers

10 Great Search Engines for History Teachers | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 8, 2014
After the publication of "9 Google  alternatives for academics and student researchers" today I am sharing with you this excellent list of academic search...
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Social Media Tips for Educators

Social Media Tips for Educators | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
  Check out the first Tip sheet: social-media-tip-innovative-engagement
Our second social media tip sheet for educators is now online!
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Comic Poster- What Students Should Know about Creative Commons Licenses

Comic Poster- What Students Should Know about Creative Commons Licenses | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
July 2, 2014
Here is another excellent infographic on the different Creative Commons Licenses. As most of you know, Creative Commons (CC) is a licensing non-profit body that provides content...
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Visuals help we "older learners" too. Whether it is for schoolwork, blogging, or social sharing for fun, understanding the various Cerative Commons Licenses is not just useful, it's invaluable.

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A 'constant' in teaching!!!

 

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Free Mobile Learning Academy for Educators Launched

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) and the Verizon Foundation today announced a new mobile learning program.
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Terms of Service Cheat Sheet for Parents & Teachers

Terms of Service Cheat Sheet for Parents & Teachers | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
If you have email, iTunes, Facebook, or any other online account, then you are familiar with Terms of Service; you know, those excessively long, confusing legal documents that we all click “accept” on so that we can download the latest episode of...
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The Language of Maps Kids Should Know

The Language of Maps Kids Should Know | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
The vocabulary and concepts of maps kids should learn to enhance their map-skills & geography awareness. Concise definitions with clear illustrations.
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15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students

15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
June 11, 2014
Netiquette ( net + etiquette) is the code of proper conduct applied to virtual online spaces. This code is dictated by common sense rules ( manners ) and social conventions....
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5 Excellent Free Interactive Tools to Boost Students Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent Free Interactive Tools to Boost Students Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
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