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Sometimes I Need to Read the Print Version: When the eBook Doesn’t Evoke the Same Reading Experience

Sometimes I Need to Read the Print Version:  When the eBook Doesn’t Evoke the Same Reading Experience | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
Now that I’ve been reading books on the iPad/iPhone for about two years, I’m taking stock of some evolving patterns in my reading preferences.  A few trends I’ve noticed about mys...
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Digital scrapbooks for student creativity, self-expression, and imagination - Beeclip EDU

Digital scrapbooks for student creativity, self-expression, and imagination - Beeclip EDU | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
Beeclip EDU is a fun and easy-to-use scrapbooking app that promotes student creativity, self-expression, and imagination.

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Letters to a Young Librarian: To Facebook or Not To Facebook, That Is The Question

Letters to a Young Librarian: To Facebook or Not To Facebook, That Is The Question | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

Do you think social media works for libraries?  How would you use it?

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Teachers' Quick Guide on The Use of Games in Education

Teachers' Quick Guide on The Use of Games in Education | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

Online gaming plays a major part in most of young people's lives.


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The neglected side of intellectual freedom - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

The neglected side of intellectual freedom - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
Intellectual freedom is the right to freedom of thought and of expression of thought. As define...
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » What Is Digital Humanities and What’s it Doing in the Library?

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » What Is Digital Humanities and What’s it Doing in the Library? | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

"... it is in this publicly visible, collaborative, online network and infrastructure that the Library should begin to see itself."

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Ingram to Offer MyiLibrary Ebook Platform to Public Libraries in September | ALA Annual 2012 — The Digital Shift

Ingram to Offer MyiLibrary Ebook Platform to Public Libraries in September | ALA Annual 2012 — The Digital Shift | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

A look at a new ebook platform being offered to libraries in the near future.

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Ebook Crowdfunding Platform Unglue.it Launched — The Digital Shift

Ebook Crowdfunding Platform Unglue.it Launched — The Digital Shift | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

"Unglue.it, the crowdfunding platform designed to encourage authors and publishers to make their ebooks available under a Creative Commonslicense, was officially launched on May 17..."

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TEDEducation's Channel - YouTube

TEDEducation's Channel - YouTube | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
TED-Ed is TED's new education initiative.

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Safer Internet Day 2012

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Safer Internet Day 2012 | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

In today's internet cnetric world lessons on how to use it safe and responsibly are essential.

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YALSA App ‘First of Its Kind’ for Discovering Teen Books — The Digital Shift

YALSA App ‘First of Its Kind’ for Discovering Teen Books — The Digital Shift | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
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Apple - iTunes U - Learn anything, anywhere, anytime.

Apple - iTunes U - Learn anything, anywhere, anytime. | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

If you’re an educator at a university, college, or K-12 school, now you have an easy way to design and distribute complete courses featuring audio, video, books, and other content. And students and lifelong learners can experience your courses for free through a powerful new app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.


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SOPA: A Call to Action for Librarians — The Digital Shift

SOPA: A Call to Action for Librarians — The Digital Shift | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

"...library technologist Jessamyn West, has called on her peers in the profession to take action, for starters, by becoming informed."

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Open-Source LibraryBox Project Branches Out — The Digital Shift

Open-Source LibraryBox Project Branches Out — The Digital Shift | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
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100 Powerful Search Engines You May Not Know About | Edudemic

100 Powerful Search Engines You May Not Know About | Edudemic | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for.


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Global Kids Harnesses the Power of Video Games for Good | Repair ...

Global Kids Harnesses the Power of Video Games for Good | Repair ... | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
But one of their most unusual initiatives, the Online Leadership Program, teaches teens to build online video games and virtual worlds that deal with domestic and global issues – everything from poverty to disaster relief – and ...

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Free Technology for Teachers: The Teacher-Librarian is Your Best Tech Resource

Free Technology for Teachers: The Teacher-Librarian is Your Best Tech Resource | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

What does a school librarian do?  It's lots more than just books!

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

Interpersonal learning , personalized learning, second life learning , 3d learning, collaborative learning and virtual learning , these are just some of the few buzz words you would be hearing so often in today’s educational literature.

 


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Introducing a Game-Based Curriculum in Higher Ed - Emerging Education Technology

Introducing a Game-Based Curriculum in Higher Ed - Emerging Education Technology | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it
Continuing from last week's post about “The Gamification of Education”, this week we bring you a guest post from Justin Marquis, who examines the why's and...

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Dear FCC and ALA: Do You Really Not Get It?

Dear FCC and ALA:  Do You Really Not Get It? | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

The Unquiet Librarian's thoughts on ALA's response to the FCC's digital task force.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Zopler - Collaborative Storytelling

Free Technology for Teachers: Zopler - Collaborative Storytelling | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

A tool for a community (or classroom) to create a collaborative story.

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Digital Learning Day: Honoring Innovative Tech in Libraries — The Digital Shift

Digital Learning Day: Honoring Innovative Tech in Libraries — The Digital Shift | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

Highlights librarians who are finding new ways to use digital technology in the classroom.

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Digital Learning Day :: Home

Digital Learning Day :: Home | Multi Media and Technology in Schools and Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "On Digital Learning Day, we are asking everyone, no matter your comfort with technology–teachers, librarians, school leaders, afterschool programs, community groups, parents–to sign up and be counted in this effort by doing the following:"

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Help raise awareness about PIPA & SOPA « Flickr Blog

"If you would like to participate in this awareness campaign, Flickr is letting members darken their photos — or the photos of others — for a 24-hour period to deprive the web of the rich content that makes it thrive. Your symbolic act will help draw attention to this issue and let others know about the potential harmful impacts of these bills..."


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