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Information Fluency Digital Magazine

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My Top Picks For Content Creation iPad Apps ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog

My Top Picks For Content Creation iPad Apps ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

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Tabletj's curator insight, February 13, 2013 7:53 AM

A few examples of iPad usage in the classroom.

alistairm 's curator insight, May 3, 2013 4:00 AM

Great to see the student's work! This is a nice example that veers creatively into flipped classroom territory.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, October 24, 2013 6:31 AM

I like collections of apps that are meant for certain topic or activity. Here is given a list and examples of apps for content creation.

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Convert Any Presentation Into a Talking Video in Your Preferred Language: SlideTalk.net

 

 


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Javier Arana's curator insight, July 3, 2014 10:18 AM

Un manera de subir presentaciones, escribir texto y que una voz profesional de voz a texto grabe la presentación. La cuenta libre permite hasta 15 slides por presentación. Me parece, interesante. Lo comparto.

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For more resources on Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl


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The Essential Guide to Digital Accessibility | Visual.ly

The Essential Guide to Digital Accessibility | Visual.ly | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
Digital accessibility is creating a secure technological system for digital components so that everyone can have the same user experience when they ac (The Essential Guide to Digital Accessibility - http://t.co/6yHx0Rej)...

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Angela C. Dowd's comment, February 26, 2013 12:34 PM
This is great...I learned some things I didn't know before. Helpful information that is well organized.
Valerie Chernek's comment, February 26, 2013 2:36 PM
Yes! Agree with Angela. Informative!
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Removing Barriers to Student Learning

Removing Barriers to Student Learning | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Accessible Learning: Removing Barriers for Students.  FlipSnack by Laurel Beaton.


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The Role of Pinterest Inside & Outside The Classroom [Infographics]

The Role of Pinterest Inside & Outside The Classroom [Infographics] | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

With over 10 million users, Pinterest has rocketed to pop-culture fame since its launch in beta in March 2010. This rapid growth makes it the fastest growing social media site of the past year. Educators have caught on to Pinterest in a big way. From kindergarten to college, teachers, professors and students are using Pinterest creatively to organize and share ideas from all around the Web and even in their own classrooms and campuses.


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18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educational audiences

18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educational audiences | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
This post could be almost infinite: there is most certainly an extraordinary array of options for videos which expand educators’ understandings and inspire advances in 21st century learning. ...

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School Library. Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Knowledge Model

School Library. Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Knowledge Model | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

"School libraries today feel increasing pressure to reinvent themselves in the face of increasing financial pressures, new media technologies, and a progressively media-savvy population. Their transformation from information reserve to knowledge center has been fast underway. This paper builds on that evolution to develop an argument for media literacy education as the pedagogical foundation for the learning commons model for school libraries. This would position the school library as a dynamic media literacy learning hub, anchoring entire schools around knowledge, expression, collaboration, and creation in both virtual and physical spaces. The paper will highlight the case of Chelmsford High School Learning Commons in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, as a vibrant central space in a school for just this type of integrated learning."


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Thinking Tools | Teacher & Student Planners

Thinking Tools | Teacher & Student Planners | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Higher Order Thinking Strategies and Tools

 

The following Online Interactive Thinking Strategies and Tools are designed to provide a scaffold which enables students to think with more depth and structure.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://learningcurveplanner.com.au/thinking-tools.html

 


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K-12 Copyright Guide Released

K-12 Copyright Guide Released | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
A devoted book lover, Catherine A. Cardno of Education Week’s Commentary staff, writes about new releases in the K-12 education-publishing arena and interviews authors. Educators and policy experts round out the blog with their periodic book reviews.

 

As we all know, copyright issues can been incredibly tricky to figure out—particularly since social media has made it so easy for everyone to publically share material online. The issue of copyright becomes even more complex when you consider all the material that moves through a K-12 classroom, especially when student-research projects are involved. The American Library Association, or ALA, has today released a new copyright reference book created specifically for K-12 educators and libraries.


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50 Interesting Ways To Use Skype In Your Classroom

50 Interesting Ways To Use Skype In Your Classroom | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

So therefore it’s probably a great tool for the classroom. But how can you use Skype to do more than just make calls? Well, there’s a pantload of interesting ways! Check out these fun ideas...

 

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http://edudemic.com/2012/08/skype-in-classroom/

 


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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow: blended learning, elearning, digital tools, khan academy, youtube...

 

 

 

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http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/37-blended-learning-resources-you-can-use-tomorrow/

 


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Rubrics for Teachers - Assessment

Rubrics for Teachers - Assessment | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
Rubrics for Assessment Information, Cooperative Learning, Research Process/Report, PowerPoint/Podcast, Oral Presentation, Web Page and Portfolio, Math, Art, Science, Video and Multimedia Project , Creating Rubrics, Writing, Rubrics for Primary Grades...

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Getting Started with Primary Source Research for Teachers and Students

Getting Started with Primary Source Research for Teachers and Students | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
The National Archives Digital Classroom: Primary Sources, Activities and Training for Educators and Students.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 2013 5:19 PM

Check it out!!!

 

Lourense Das's curator insight, February 20, 2013 4:04 AM

Useful overview of resources, tools, activities and more [in English] related to USA education, but also interesting for others

lfredric's curator insight, February 20, 2013 9:34 AM

Excellent links for research  LF

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Timelines.tv - Video Timelines for History Students

Timelines.tv - Video Timelines for History Students | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Timelines.tv is a nice little resource for history teachers to bookmark and share with their students. On Timelines.tv you can find six timelines of important eras in U.S. and European history. Each timeline includes short (3-10 minute) videos about people and events in the era. The timelines also include pictures and short text descriptions. The six timelines currently available are A History of Britain, The American West, Medicine Through Time, American Voices, The Edwardians, and Nazi Germany. More timelines appear to planned for publication in the future.

 


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Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 10, 2013 10:39 AM

Timelines.tv is a nice little resource for history teachers to bookmark and share with their students. On Timelines.tv you can find six timelines of important eras in U.S. and European history. Each timeline includes short (3-10 minute) videos about people and events in the era. The timelines also include pictures and short text descriptions. The six timelines currently available are A History of Britain, The American West, Medicine Through Time, American Voices, The Edwardians, and Nazi Germany. More timelines appear to planned for publication in the future.

Tina Little-Coltrane's comment, February 15, 2013 1:55 PM
Nice! Thanks for sharing!
Rudolf Kabutz's curator insight, May 11, 2013 4:41 AM

Using media innovatively to teach history - when will such creative media be used to teach physics, mathematics and ... future thinking?

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Best Virtual Museums

Best Virtual Museums | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
Budget, geography and time are no longer restrictions if you want to visit a museum. With virtual museums, you can see the world from your PC.

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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...


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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

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21st Century Information Fluency Project Products & Services | LinkedIn

21st Century Information Fluency Project Products & Services | LinkedIn | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
information investigator 4.0


Previews for Educators! Information Investigator 4.0 Our newest self-guided course is designed for students in middle school through college and profession development. The three to four hour experience includes pre- and post- performance assessments and interactive tutorial challenges. Information...


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ISTE MODEL LESSON 2 "Teamwork or Jigsaw" Method

ISTE MODEL LESSON 2 "Teamwork or Jigsaw" Method | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
Information Fluency is the ability to locate digital information efficiently, evaluate it effectively and use it ethically.

 

This is a follow-up session to Lesson One, but could be used without the previous lesson.

The site being investigated is Genochoice.com


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School Librarian’s Favorite Websites for Teaching and Learning | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

School Librarian’s Favorite Websites for Teaching and Learning | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

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schoollibrarywebsites - home

schoollibrarywebsites - home | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

A nicely stocked Wikispace with information for all school librarians. 


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- 108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom

- 108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

 

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The Importance of "21st Century Skills" | MediaCAST Blog

The Importance of "21st Century Skills" | MediaCAST Blog | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Lately there has been a fair amount of pressure on educators to cultivate “21st century skills” in their students. But what exactly does this mean?


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8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers

8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Creating timelines is another important digital skill to be added to the the 33 digital skills we have compiled before. Students should be able to easily create their own learning timelines and share them with each other.This can have a huge positive impact on their overall learning process. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has sifted through some of the best free timeline making tools and come up with the list below.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/08/8-excellent-free-timeline-creation.html

 


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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

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A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...


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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

Dênia Falcão's curator insight, January 23, 12:37 PM

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