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A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | 21st Century Learning and Teaching

A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
==================================================== Gust MEES read also my curation about it here: - http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=Twitter - http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?q=Twitter ====================================================...
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Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library

Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Tweet A makerspace (sometimes also referred to as a hackerspace, hackspace or hacklab) is a location where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, electronics, engine...
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Making implicit knowledge and skills more explicit in science education - Scientific American (blog)

Making implicit knowledge and skills more explicit in science educationScientific American (blog)Funding agencies are starting to recognize the importance of good data management practices by requiring grant applicants to submit data management...
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Smokeless Santa? Sanitizing Children's Lit - Education Week News

Education Week NewsSmokeless Santa? Sanitizing Children's LitEducation Week NewsMuch like information literacy, "critical literacy" is a stance that enables readers to consider text and images, not simply at face value, but through historical,...
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Modern day domestic diva offers 21st-century home ec classes - Boston Globe

Modern day domestic diva offers 21st-century home ec classes - Boston Globe | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeModern day domestic diva offers 21st-century home ec classesBoston GlobeSchmidt describes her curriculum as “21st century home ec.” “It's about finding and learning the skills that your grandmother had and your mom had and applying them...
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As Ed-Tech Advances, Technology Shouldn't Come First, the Learner Should | 21st century learning and education

As Ed-Tech Advances, Technology Shouldn't Come First, the Learner Should | 21st century learning and education | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
As Ed-Tech Advances, Technology Shouldn't Come First, the Learner Should (As Ed-Tech Advances, Technology Shouldn't Come First, the Learner Should | @scoopit http://t.co/HIQDA2rc)...
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Investing in Skills Development: Girls and Digital Literacy | CSR@Intel

Investing in Skills Development: Girls and Digital Literacy | CSR@Intel | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This blog was posted on behalf of Renee Kuriyan, Intel's Director of Social Impact. “We have access to thousands of bits of information, millions, but why memorize something that you can just look up in 3 seconds?
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UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | Information Literacy - Education

UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | Information Literacy - Education | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Anthony Beal's insight: UNESCO supports the Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and Intercultural Dialogue University Network in the launch of an online course in MIL and intercultural dialogue.
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Is it a class, or is it a game? A badging system for mastery in New York City high schools.

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Is it a class, or is it a game? A badging system for mastery in New York City high schools. | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @CooneyCenter: Is it a class or a game? The NYC Connected Foundations digital literacy program motivates youth for college & career: http://t.co/uJkIFZkU
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Can you teach a baby to read? It's the latest obsession for pushy parents ... - Daily Mail

Can you teach a baby to read? It's the latest obsession for pushy parents ... - Daily Mail | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Daily MailCan you teach a baby to read? It's the latest obsession for pushy parents ...Daily MailAfter all, we cannot ignore statistics showing that one in five children in England alone — about 100,000 a year — fail to reach the expected literacy...
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Time to declare war on illiteracy - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldTime to declare war on illiteracySydney Morning HeraldIn a knowledge economy, which relies increasingly on technical know-how and information exchange, people who don't have the ability to express themselves in written form are...
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Information Literacy Weblog: Communications in Information ...

Information Literacy Weblog: Communications in Information ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Considering Information Literacy Skills and Needs: Designing Library Instruction for the Online Learner by Swapna Kumar, Marilyn Ochoa, and Mary Edwards - Predictors of Student's Attitudes toward Science Literacy by Irina ...
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Mobile Technologies in Libraries | Supporting Libraries in the use and development of mobile technologies

Mobile Technologies in Libraries | Supporting Libraries in the use and development of mobile technologies | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
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UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
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Elsevier Foundation Awards 2012 Grants to Champion Libraries in Developing ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Elsevier Foundation Awards 2012 Grants to Champion Libraries in Developing ...PR Newswire (press release)"The Elsevier Foundation grant will enable us to address the critical need for capacity building and information literacy to boost Africa's...
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Ed Chat Radio | 21st Century Learning and Teaching

Ed Chat Radio | 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Bam Radio Network Gust MEES's insight: Good to see such a new innovative start and wish them ALL a great success with it, which I seriously think they will have!
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Grand Forks School Board rejects restricting JK Rowling book - Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks School Board rejects restricting JK Rowling book - Grand Forks Herald | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Grand Forks School Board rejects restricting JK Rowling bookGrand Forks HeraldBy a vote of 8-1, the board rejected a recommendation from school and district review committees that copies of Rowling's “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” be removed from...
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BC 4th graders ranked among world's top readers - CTV News

BC 4th graders ranked among world's top readers - CTV News | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
CTV NewsBC 4th graders ranked among world's top readersCTV News“If we actually had more teacher librarians in our schools and more specialists, more teacher services we think the results could probably be even higher than they are now.” The B.C.
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'A' is for aware - ITWeb

'A' is for aware - ITWeb | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
'A' is for awareITWebThe fact that young people – or 'millennials', as they're fondly referred to – are so in tune with technology these days raises important and worrying questions about their level of media literacy.
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Promoting Digital Literacy in Rajasthan

Promoting Digital Literacy in Rajasthan | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“RKCL is just not a business entity; it is a movement for the good of the people”, says Dr Aatul Wadegaonkar, Managing Director, RKCL Read Article in e-gov maqazine on RKCL.
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Scotland County Schools Launch New Adult Literacy Program Using Fast ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Scotland County Schools Launch New Adult Literacy Program Using Fast ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Scotland County Schools Launch New Adult Literacy Program Using Fast ...GlobeNewswire (press release)To register or for more information about Fast ForWord Literacy for Adults, contact Charlotte Garth at cgarth@scotland.k12.nc.us.
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NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules

NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
NoodleTools research guides on citing and evaluating sources (How do I evaluate and cite born-digital images and online sources? Our #literacy modules answer questions & more.
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Library Strategies for New Generation Users: The 33rd Annual ...

Library Strategies for New Generation Users: The 33rd Annual ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Founded in 1955, the IATUL (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries) is an international forum for the exchange of ideas on library matters related to technological universities around the ...
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Millions of adults have maths skills of a nine year-old - Telegraph.co.uk

Millions of adults have maths skills of a nine year-old - Telegraph.co.uk | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukMillions of adults have maths skills of a nine year-oldTelegraph.co.uk... and March 2011.
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