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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas? What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to vi

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Interesting Poster Featuring The 7 Tenets of Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Interesting Poster Featuring The 7 Tenets of Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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Writing Workshop Meets Critical Media Literacy: Using Magazines and Movies as Mentor Texts

Writing Workshop Meets Critical Media Literacy: Using Magazines and Movies as Mentor Texts | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Access to this resource has been provided by the National Council of Teachers of English, an NCLE Stakeholder Organization. (RT @NCLE: Writing Workshop Meets Critical Media Literacy: Using Magazines and Movies as Mentor Texts.
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Part 1: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources

Part 1: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series that examines the importance of facilitating digital citizenship with today's students. First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering ...
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5 Simple Questions To Encourage Student Voice | The Curious Creative

5 Simple Questions To Encourage Student Voice | The Curious Creative | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
This is a recent resource I have shared on Twitter that has proven really useful and very popular with educators. Thanks to Rebecca Alber and Edutopia for

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Thanks to Rebecca Alber and Edutopia for a set of simple questions to get students thinking.

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The 8 Elements of The Critical Thinking Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Elements of The Critical Thinking Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner

25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
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What’s the Big Idea? | Teaching Philosophy through feature film clips

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A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical ...

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How to create a community of learners. Reflective prompts for students, teacher and principals. Modeled on Bloom's approach to thinking.
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Coding for Middle Schoolers - THE Journal

Coding for Middle Schoolers - THE Journal | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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25 Ways to Develop 21st Century Thinkers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

25 Ways to Develop 21st Century Thinkers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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The 12 Commandments of Digital Citizens ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 12 Commandments of Digital Citizens ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

"Each time I come across an interesting graphic I make sure it does not pass incognito. All of the  visual graphics I share here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning are  informative and highly insightful. The one below is no exception.

The graphic below features some of the characteristics of digital citizens which also apply to our students. I personally prefer to call them netizens as Howard Rheingold called them in his wonderful book Net Smart: How to Thrive Online. http://ow.ly/luILI ; "


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 30, 2013 7:35 AM

A nice visible infographic with good suggestions which are easy to follow.

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What should Ss know about digital literacy?

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Our digital lives | TED Playlists | TED

Our digital lives | TED Playlists | TED | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Our hyper-connected lives have been rewired for the digital age. These talks explore how the Internet and social media are shaping our relationships, personal lives and sense of self.
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The 5 Step Model to Teach Students Critical Thinking Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Using resources and tools like the ones below, educators at KIPP King Collegiate High School focus on honing critical thinking skills across all subjects. Credit: Zachary Fink


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Part 2: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources

Part 2: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Welcome to post number two in a series that examines the importance of facilitating digital citizenship with today's students. First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other ...
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The 7 Important Literacies of The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 7 Important Literacies of The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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Why Einstein, JFK, Edison, and Marie Curie All Doodled

Why Einstein, JFK, Edison, and Marie Curie All Doodled | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Drawing is right up there with reading, writing, & having group discussions.

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15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education

15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
The Best Google Drive Add Ons for Education will help you be more productive and add cool academic content into Google Drive. Revise better and more...

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Google Drive - education add-ons

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Great Add-ons that make your Google Drive more accessable and useable for educational purposes.

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besonders interessant für gemeinschaftlich bearbeitete Dokumente ist das Track-Changes-Add-On, das Google Docs um die bekannte "Änderungen nachverfolgen"-Funktion aus Microsoft Word ergänzt

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wwwatanabe: Striving for Higher-Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge

wwwatanabe: Striving for Higher-Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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A Comprehensive Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for Teachers


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Media Literacy Project Announces Bad Ad and Counter Ad Contests - PR Web (press release)

Media Literacy Project Announces Bad Ad and Counter Ad Contests PR Web (press release) Media Literacy Project is now accepting entries for their Bad Ad and Counter Ad Contests for 2014, which requires students in grades 6 to 12 to analyze print...
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Teaching Digital Citizenship: Free Online Resource | Inter-tech Education

Teaching Digital Citizenship: Free Online Resource | Inter-tech Education | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

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35 Useful Apps And Web Tools For Math Teachers - Edudemic

35 Useful Apps And Web Tools For Math Teachers - Edudemic | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it
Great web tools for math teachers are hard to find. Until now! This set of resources is built by a math teacher, for math teachers.

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wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1

wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1 | Middle School Media Lit and Critical Thinking | Scoop.it

"Students need to be taught how to read complex texts. One of the strategies for learning how is close reading. It slows the reader down to notice and ponder more. It also connects meaning and builds systems of thought. http://ow.ly/kJSLV ; "


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