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Digital Literacy: a conversation

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Open.Study.com

Ashwin Ram is Research Fellow & Area Manager of socio-cognitive computing at PARC, and faculty in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. He is co-founder of OpenStudy.com which is an online social learning network for students and faculty. Professor Ram is one of the co-facilitators of Change 2011-12 in January 2012.

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B.F. Skinner and the Teaching Machine, Tablet Edition

Taken from a lecture by B.F Skinner, updated to include 21st Century technology. Original Skinner video is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTH3ob1IRFo Scho...
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Technology Advances

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Educators will need to connect with resources and ideas to enhance their instruction in a technological 21st Century global world. Curated by Lynnette Van Dyke.

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Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age

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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling..Curated by The Digital Rocking Chair.

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Digital Literacy: a conversation

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Disciplinary Literacy in Michigan

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Educators help students recognize and understand the nuances of a discipline by using strategies that “make their thinking visible.” They promote classroom reading, writing, listening, speaking and critical thinking using authentic materials that...

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What Type of Learner Are You?| The Committed Sardine

What Type of Learner Are You?| The Committed Sardine | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

The 21st century fluency project blog introduces the fluencies, elements, kits, books, resources, presentations, and links.

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Six Ways to Look at Badging Systems Designed for Learning | Online Leadership Program

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Global Kids Online Leadership Training Program


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Free tools in the classroom from Microsoft

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Free tools from Microsoft. Engage your students, energize a lesson plan, and save time using free tools for photos, videos, collaboration, and education.

 

 

 

 

 

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- AutoCollage: Create an artful photo poster using this fun collage-making tool.


- Microsoft Photosynth: Explore famous places with cinematic quality using these virtual, visual, three-dimensional tours.

 

- Windows Live Movie Maker: The fast, easy way to turn photos and video clips into great-looking movies and slide shows to share in class or on the web.


Download the teacher’s guide above, and learn about a dozen more free tools.

 

Gust MEES: I recommend Photosynth as I was working a lot with it, you can even create virtual visits of anything with it, great tool...

 

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http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/teachers/guides/Pages/free-tools.aspx

 


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ePortfolios for Learning: Evernote for Intermediate Portfolios

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Dr. Helen Barrett is a retired teacher educator, internationally known for her research on electronic portfolios in education.

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iLibrarian » 5 Free Online Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

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Wordle, Visual.ly, Twitter Visualizer, Creately, Tagxedo, Visualize.me

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6 Best Free Online Drawing Tools

6 Best Free Online Drawing Tools | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

A number of useful drawing tools are made available.Drawing tools are useful in page layout and graph windows for highlighting material with boxes, circles and arrows and can also be used to create diagrams. from be-odl.

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Online Collaboration Tools

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Discover New Cool Online Collaboration Tools...Curated by Robin Good!

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Digiteen/Digitween New Teacher Guide - Google Drive

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The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

How to engage students in active learning.... edudemic featured article

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101 Excellent Sites for English Educators

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A list of the top 101 websites for English & Language Arts (ELA) chosen by real teachers from prominent LinkedIn groups.
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Web discovery engine Trapit launches iPad app -- but it's not another Flipboard

Web discovery engine Trapit launches iPad app -- but it's not another Flipboard | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Trapit, an AI-based discovery engine for Web content from the group behind Siri, is releasing its iPad app Thursday after launching a Web version last November.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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This is the graphic for a presentation on designing the digital classroom by Susan Oxnevad.

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AdLit

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This site will enable a collection of resources to support the CCSS version of adolescent literacy.The cite is curated by Lynnette Van Dyke

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Flipping the Classroom - 4th Grade STEM

Ms. Munafo from Hilburn Academy STEM Elementary School sends this message home to parents as she begins to flip the math content for her 4th grade students. ...

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Concept Mapping as a Tool for Group Problem Solving

(Video) Concept mapping with a group can be a powerful exercise in augmenting collective intelligence -- Howard

 

 

"An animated presentation about concept mapping. Focuses on how groups can employ the technique as a tool for collaborative planning and problem solving".


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Robin Good's comment, July 23, 2012 1:18 AM
Thanks Beth.

P.S.: A possible overlook "he did simply do a re-scoop"
Beth Kanter's comment, July 23, 2012 2:31 PM
Hi Robin, thanks for catching that! Sort of a funny typo, don't you think? That is the essence of what you did - you didn't just click a button - you added value for your audiences. Thanks again for being a great role model for all of us who want to learn better curation skills.
Robin Good's comment, July 23, 2012 4:04 PM
Thank you Beth, for going "meta" and showing the process. Great move. Great job.
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The Entire Guide to Google Search Features for Teachers and Students

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Tools for Learners

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A collection of web based tools to help learners exploit the web...a Scoop.it! curated by Nik Peachey

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30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use

30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, information...

http://www.networkempire.com/curation-intro-sign-up/


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2.0 Tools and ESL

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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in our lessons...A scoop.It curated by Ricard Garcia.

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