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Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education

Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - social bookmaring tools Exploring Curation as a core competency in digital and media literacy educationSee on www-jime.open.ac.uk (Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education
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Book News: Author Responds To Boycott, Amazon's Newest Imprint ...

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With the recent Supreme Court ruling, the gay marriage issue becomes moot.” Orson Scott Card responds to those calling for a boycott of the film adaptation of his book “Ender's Game” in protest of Card's statements against ...
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The Apple Antitrust Case and the Widgetification of Books

The Apple Antitrust Case and the Widgetification of Books | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
For the past year, to the rising horror of publishing-industry insiders, the federal government has been on a campaign to stamp out price fixing in the e-book trade between the last remaining major publishing houses and Apple ...
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Seth's Blog: Basting the turkey

Seth's Blog: Basting the turkey | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
The Lone Ranger turned out to be one of the biggest movie flops in history. The movie (before marketing) cost more than a quarter of a billion dollars to make. Here's the thing: thousands of people touched this project.
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Obama Meets Verizon: 'Can You Hear Me Now? Yes We Can.'

There have been plenty of "Can you hear me now?" jokes flying around Twitter today, following revelations that National Security Agency has been collecting p...
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Journals' ends: scholars favour prestige over access - Times Higher Education

Journals' ends: scholars favour prestige over access - Times Higher Education | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education Journals' ends: scholars favour prestige over access Times Higher Education Meanwhile, more than 80 per cent of about 3,500 scholars polled by the UK Survey of Academics 2012 say it is very important that the journal they...
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Connecticut Senate passes bill writing Wright Brothers out of history - Fox News

Connecticut Senate passes bill writing Wright Brothers out of history - Fox News | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Connecticut Senate passes bill writing Wright Brothers out of history
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Connecticut Senate passes bill writing Wright Brothers out of history. By Jeremy A. Kaplan. Published June 05, 2013. | FoxNews.com.
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Explain to me why this is necessary...????

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Cal Thomas - The Coming Obamacare Disaster

Cal  Thomas - The Coming Obamacare Disaster | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
During the Depression and the rise of fascism in Europe, Sinclair Lewis wrote the novel "It Can't Happen Here," his warning about how fragile democracy is and how easily it can be replaced by dictatorship.
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YUP!

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Al Qaeda weapons expert: U.S. ambassador to Libya killed by lethal injection

Al Qaeda weapons expert: U.S. ambassador to Libya killed by lethal injection | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
An al Qaeda terrorist stated in a recent online posting that U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens was killed by lethal injection after plans to kidnap him during the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi went bad.
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HorrifiedCitizenSayWhaaaaaaaat?!?!?!

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach.
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Very important stuff

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Dr Todd’s father gives the family side of the story « Assorted « TR EMERITUS

Dr Todd’s father gives the family side of the story « Assorted « TR EMERITUS | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Regarding the murder of Dr. Shane Todd in Singapore img class=”size-medium wp-image-66369″ title=”Shane-Todd-Parents-e1369675794620″…
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Truth can never stay hidden forever

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Hulu Owners Reject All Bids, Commit $750 Million To Service - MediaPost Communications

Hulu Owners Reject All Bids, Commit $750 Million To Service - MediaPost Communications | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Hulu Owners Reject All Bids, Commit $750 Million To Service
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After all the speculation about unhappiness and a bidding process, Hulu's owners aren't going anywhere.
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World Malala Day: Extremists are afraid of books and pens, Malala ...

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Global icon of girls' education marks 16th birthday with UN speech.
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Apple E-Books Ruling Won't Do Much For Consumers - John ...

Apple E-Books Ruling Won't Do Much For Consumers - John ... | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
"I wouldn't expect to see a dramatic effect on consumer prices as a result of this ruling."
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Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com

Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain.
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Kinda cool, right?

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Rep. Gowdy Fights Back Tears as He Dresses Down IRS Official Responsible for Lavish Conferences

Rep. Gowdy Fights Back Tears as He Dresses Down IRS Official Responsible for Lavish Conferences facebook.com/andrewbsheets
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Nicheprof's Social Media Tips

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Facebook’s Recent Cover Photo Changes and 20 Percent Text Rule by Livvie Matthews | Recently Facebook made some changes and relaxed it’s Cover Photo Rules.

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Facebook’s Recent Cover Photo Changes and 20 Percent Text Rule by Livvie Matthews | Recently Facebook made some changes and relaxed it’s Cover Photo Rules. Originally your cover photo could not include a website or email address, telephone number, or coupon offer. They also stipulated no more than 20% text on the cover photo images. Now most of that has changed:

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Where Newspapers Are Alive And Kicking - Forbes

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Where Newspapers Are Alive And Kicking
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I found this graphic from Statista interesting because I remember living it, on the ground, in Sao Paulo. The newspapers were thick.
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Seth's Blog: Reality is not a show

Seth's Blog: Reality is not a show | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
The media-pundit-advertiser industrial cycle has discovered that turning life into a sporting event (with winners and losers, villians and heroes and most of all, black and white issues) is profitable.
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Wisdom from Seth

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ObamaCare Chief Coldly SaysTo Dying Girl: “Someone Lives And Someone Dies” // MrConservative.com

ObamaCare Chief Coldly SaysTo Dying Girl: “Someone Lives And Someone Dies” // MrConservative.com | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Mr. Conservative is the top website for news, political cartoons, breaking news, republican election news, conservative facts and commentary on political elections
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Cross-Dressing Day Causes Stir at Milwaukee Elementary School

Cross-Dressing Day Causes Stir at Milwaukee Elementary School | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
A Milwaukee, Wis., elementary school has come under fire from parents for encouraging children as young as five years old to cross-dress in celebration of an event billed "Gender-Bender Day" at the school last Friday.
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stupid idiots come up with this crap

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Fisherman’s prize catch shredded by bull sharks

Fisherman’s prize catch shredded by bull sharks | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
Wow, this is wild. Remind me never to mess with a bull shark.
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How it goes down in the wild! YIKES!

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The Secret Behind the "Like" Button

The Secret Behind the "Like" Button | Reading, Writing, and Thinking | Scoop.it
I have long held suspicions that the Like button on Facebook is not your friend. I’m sure you’ve seen some of the pictures floating around Facebook that seem to make no sense. There seems to be no ...
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Knew it!

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