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What does it mean to be literate?
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K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work | Edutopia

K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work | Edutopia | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Empowering and connecting teachers, administrators, and parents with innovative solutions and resources to better education. Join the conversation today!
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The Muppets Google+ Hangout

Disney's The Muppets hits theaters this Thanksgiving! To celebrate, several of the stars took part in a Google+ Hangout on their brand new profile -- mostly ...
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Accessible Books and Periodicals for Readers with Print Disabilities - Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print Disabilities

Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print Disabilities...
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“Learning Through Quests and Contests: Games in Information Literacy Instruction” | CUNY Games Network

“Learning Through Quests and Contests: Games in Information Literacy Instruction” | CUNY Games Network | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
New post: "Learning Through Quests and Contests: Games in Information Literacy Instruction" http://t.co/7PG5c3rL...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Veengle - Create Your Own YouTube Video Compilations

Free Technology for Teachers: Veengle - Create Your Own YouTube Video Compilations | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
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Clarity: using visual thinking to collaborate, innovate and get things done | VIEW Conference 2011 | Digital Cinema, Virtual Reality, Computer Graphics, Stereoscopic 3D, Video Games, 3D Animation &...

Clarity: using visual thinking to collaborate, innovate and get things done | VIEW Conference 2011 | Digital Cinema, Virtual Reality, Computer Graphics, Stereoscopic 3D, Video Games, 3D Animation &... | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
VIEW Conference is the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 3D Animation, Gaming and VFX...

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Video: Specimen Preparation, Imaging, and Analysis Protocols for Knife-edge Scanning Microscopy

Video: Specimen Preparation, Imaging, and Analysis Protocols for Knife-edge Scanning Microscopy | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
The full process from brain specimen preparation to serial sectioning imaging using the Knife-Edge Scanning Microscope, to data visualization and analysis is described.
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How To Link Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress

How To Link Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Since the launch of Google+, we've seen some great plugins with the ability to allow you to update Facebook, Twitter, even LinkedIn from inside Google+.

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Educational Technology Guy: Free science resources for Educators from the National Institutes of Health

Educational Technology Guy: Free science resources for Educators from the National Institutes of Health | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

Free science resources for Educators from the National Institutes of Health http://t.co/6qWEafLf #edtech, #edchat...


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Create Easy Visually-Rich Data-Presentations with Piktochart

Create Easy Visually-Rich Data-Presentations with Piktochart | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

Ai Ching and Andrea Zaggia are the authors and founders of Piktochart a new presentation tool (pre-beta) which promises to deliver a new approach to creating data-rich and visually engaging slideshows and infographs.

Piktochart leverages a number of tools which include a) the Story Teller, b) the Chart Wizard and c) Visual Themes which facilitate tremendously the presenter work by guiding him/her in the process of submitting relevant data and information that will be then applied to an appropriate visual solution.
 


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What We Know Works (ShiftEd21: #8) | | Shift EdShift Ed | Student Engagement for Learning

What We Know Works (ShiftEd21: #8) | | Shift EdShift Ed | Student Engagement for Learning | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

RT @GMontgomery10: What We Know Works (ShiftEd21: #8) | | Shift EdShift Ed | @scoopit http://t.co/kzpQWdQW


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Eclectic Technology

Eclectic Technology | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

Technology tools that assist all students to be independent learners...This Scoop.It! was curated by Beth Dichter. 

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George Siemens "It's Not About the Tools, It's About Change"

Darcy Drewes & Sarah Glassford Podcast...
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A History of the Sky

This is a year-long time-lapse study of the sky. A camera installed on the roof of the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco captured an image of the sky eve...
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21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners

21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
21st Century Tools to help teaching-people and learners to achieve "BETTER" their tasks...
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9 Tools Students Can Use to Create Music Online

9 Tools Students Can Use to Create Music Online | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Here are nine free tools that students can use to create their own music online.

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Minn. Teachers Write Their Own Online Textbooks

Minn. Teachers Write Their Own Online Textbooks | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

The new textbooks in Michael Engelhaupt's statistics class at Blaine High School are kind of cheap and won't last long, but he doesn't mind. After all, he wrote them.


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Images Actives - The soft to explore an image

Images Actives - The soft to explore an image | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Boost your lesson with interactive images !
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Developing digital Literacies

Developing digital Literacies | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Developing digital literacies - project Focus all JISC funded 'Developing digital literacies' projects 2011 - 2013 - (This space is managed by the DIAL) The project takes a community-based approach, enabling students and staff to support each other...

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Free Text to Speech Voices : Read The Words

Free Text to Speech Voices : Read The Words | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Our Mission to create an easy to use platform, that allows users alternative methods to process written information.

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Why You Need To Start Working Google Plus Now

Why You Need To Start Working Google Plus Now | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
Be a leader. Dive into Google+. I know not all your friends are there yet. But convince them to come over. It's a pretty sweet place.

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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Apps for Project-Based Learning

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Apps for Project-Based Learning | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it

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Create a Time-Lapse Movie with Google Street View - Digital Inspiration

Create a Time-Lapse Movie with Google Street View - Digital Inspiration | Reading and Writing Connection | Scoop.it
This tutorial describes how you can quickly create a time-lapse movie using Street View imagery from Google Maps and publish it to YouTube in HD.

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