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Digital Citizenship Is More Than Living By a Set of Rules

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I've avoided responding to an email from a school district leader asking for resources on digital citizenship that he can give a principal to work on developing. I could have shot him back a list o...

 


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Michelle R. Green's comment, July 19, 2013 9:43 AM
Glad you found the post useful. Thanks for sharing it!
Linda Weeks's curator insight, March 6, 2014 6:54 PM

We can't just makes rules! Digital citizens need a way of thinking.

 

Roimata Baker's curator insight, July 29, 2014 7:06 PM

E tautoko ana i ōna whakaaro - kia aro ki te katoa o te tangata ka noho ki ao matihiko.  Ehara i te mea, ko te 'tāurungi' he ture noa iho. Ko te whare tapawhā o te tangata, o te kura.

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Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck

Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
How literary devices -- the tools we use to tell stories -- can help you find the best images for your presentation deck.

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Some inspirational tips for presos.
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, May 26, 5:10 PM
Some good tips here when you are at the stage of just beginning to craft your presentation.
GwynethJones's curator insight, May 27, 7:52 AM

You don't need fancy, you need clean & graphic!

Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 27, 8:55 AM
Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
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MIT App Inventor | Explore MIT App Inventor

MIT App Inventor | Explore MIT App Inventor | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it

MIT App Inventor is a blocks-based programming tool that enables everyone, even novices, to learn programming and build fully functional apps for Android devices. Newcomers to App Inventor can have their first app up and running in an hour or less, and can program more complex apps in significantly less time than with more traditional, text-based languages.


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Can't wait to try this with students.

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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, September 4, 2015 3:22 AM

Un outil à explorer pour créer ses propres App sous Android ... A tester

Monia Sannia's curator insight, February 25, 9:41 AM

An easy tool to build your own app.

Craig Van Ham's curator insight, March 24, 9:03 PM

Great tool to get your students making their own apps.

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Biteable Free Video Maker Software

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GwynethJones's curator insight, October 10, 2015 1:24 PM

Confession: I'm really BAD at iMovie! I used to be OK, but then it changed. My kiddos are AWESOME! So they do it for me! [hangs head in shame] My DAD is Awesome at it, too! I just don't have the patience! It takes SOooooo long!


1 min of iMovie = 1 hour of Editing -- or MORE!

Is this the answer?

jp Marcheix's curator insight, November 2, 2015 6:26 AM

Un nouvel outil pour du videotelling...

véronique valentino's curator insight, November 11, 2015 6:03 AM

Un autre outil (URL vérifiée sur VirrusTotal), pour créer des vidéos gratuitement.

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Why I focus on #DigitalLeadership Instead of Cyberbullying

Why I focus on #DigitalLeadership Instead of Cyberbullying | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
When we constantly talk to kids about cyberbullying, what ideas are we putting into their heads? We have a constant focus on "here is what you can't do"" as opposed to here is what you can do? For ...
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An important message. An inspiring video.

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Linda Offt's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:13 AM

An important message. An inspiring video.

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How to pick powerful stories

How to pick powerful stories for your presentation

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Very powerful tips for personalizing communication and sharing emotion!

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Fausto Cantu's curator insight, May 25, 2015 9:42 AM

Cómo escoger historias poderosas

Joanne Schmidt's curator insight, May 26, 2015 9:13 AM

helpful hints for any storytelling, using digital tools or not

may be used for Attic Archeology projects and/or TED club

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How do You Choose Good Online Sources? (Infographic)

How do You Choose Good Online Sources? (Infographic) | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Students often ask how to determine which websites and articles are good sources to cite. My answer is always, "Well, what do you think?" Students need to be able to think on their own. So, if your...

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Mia MacMeekin's useful poster for student assessment of credibility

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Terry Doherty's curator insight, March 24, 2015 3:19 PM

Yes! A guided "funnel" to help students look more critically at content online. It can't help but "spill over" to other areas beyond schoolwork, right?

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 25, 2015 10:21 PM

There are good ideas. What I find interesting, is I know some Internet sources i.e. blogs that are followed extensively and are written by people who spent little time in the classroom and no nothing about teaching.

 

@ivon_ehd1

Sally Tilley's curator insight, March 26, 2015 6:13 PM

We need to continually reinforce these skills for our students to master this, thanks for sharing

 

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Pixar Storytelling Rules - YouTube

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Wonderful collection of 10 videos to share with learners.

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Kathy Schrock: 6 Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills -- THE Journal

Kathy Schrock: 6 Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills -- THE Journal | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
A higher-order thinker is a critical thinker. What are the attributes of a critical thinker? In The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools, Richard Paul and Linda Elder describe a well-cultivated critical thinker as someone who:
raises vital questions and problems, formulating them clearly and precisely;gathers and assesses relevant information, using abstract ideas to interpret it effectively; comes to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions, testing them against relevant criteria and standards;thinks open-mindedly within alternative systems of thought, recognizing and assessing their assumptions, implications and practical consequences as need be; andcommunicates effectively with others in figuring out solutions to complex problems.

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Lauren Nazzaro's curator insight, May 29, 2015 9:15 AM

Great, specific, assessment driven examples.

cherimacleod's curator insight, May 31, 2015 1:05 AM

Kathy Schrock knows thinking and technology ....right on, as always!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 13, 3:08 AM

Kathy Schrock has been looking ahead with technology and a librarian's instinct for organization for years. She's still hitting it out of the park. 

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4 Big Ideas Around the Connected Educator

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Cross posted to the Langwitches Blog by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano   We are in the middle of the Connected Educator Month. I am looking at 4 big ideas around the connected educator through the ...
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Silvia's post is a must-read and a call to action for TLs!

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40 Ways to Screw Up a PowerPoint Slide

40 Ways to Screw Up a PowerPoint Slide | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Bad PowerPoint design may be just as detrimental to your presentation as smelling like a horse. When you have poorly designed slides, a few things happen: your professionalism is questioned (because you essentially tell the people looking at your PowerPoint that you don't know how to create professional work); your audience members get distracted as they toggle between looking at your bad design and listen to what you're actually saying (and, in the end, they don't really ingest either); and your audience just gets bored or annoyed--which is about the worst possible outcome when presenting. Obviously, there are a number of…

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Great tips to share with students and colleagues

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Angie Grace's curator insight, September 19, 2014 3:34 PM

Make better PowerPoints by following these tips.

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, September 19, 2014 11:28 PM

very cool graphic. Helping us to stay in line!

Connie Butcher's curator insight, September 20, 2014 12:54 PM

Awesome!

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Monkey Self-Portrait Continues To Raise Issues Of Copyright Control

Monkey Self-Portrait Continues To Raise Issues Of Copyright Control | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
If an animal takes a photo, who owns it?
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Where do you stand on non-human animal copyright?

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News Literacy: Teaching the Internet Generation to Make Reliable Information Choices

News Literacy: Teaching the Internet Generation to Make Reliable Information Choices | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
James Klurfeld and Howard Schneider evaluate a news literacy program based at Stony Brook University.
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Social Media Literacy: The Five Key Concepts

Social Media Literacy: The Five Key Concepts | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Online digital technology has empowered users in ways that were unimaginable twenty years ago. Social media sites have given us the ability to reach a global audience, and have increased the averag

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 5, 2014 1:47 AM

This is a really interesting post about what we share on social media. how do we want to be seen and how we can influence people. A good one to show students as it is really well written. 

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Fill Your Child's Digital Backpack

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Today's kids need digital skills to be successful in school and beyond. Help them to develop a healthy relationship with technology by teaching them to use it wisely and appropriately for both schoolwork and fun.


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Articles and resources to share with students of all ages.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 25, 2015 4:56 AM

Good place to find age appropriate digital tools.

Christine Rounsevell's curator insight, August 26, 2015 1:01 AM

Some great resources in this post. Good site as well.

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Skills and Strategies | Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources

Skills and Strategies | Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
How do you know if something you read is true? Why should you care? This roundup of tools, questions, activities and case studies can help reduce “digital naïveté.”
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Great fodder for media literacy instruction!

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5 Proven Ways to Be Persuasive With Presentations

5 Proven Ways to Be Persuasive With Presentations | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it

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José Carlos's curator insight, July 22, 2015 4:10 PM

Take it from TED Talks: The most successful presentations are about 65% stories and 25% figures, with the remainder an explanation of your credibility.

Anita Vance's curator insight, August 14, 2015 8:34 AM

I like the way this is written, divided and supported with examples to make this an easily reviewed article for planning purposes.

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USE, UNDERSTAND & CREATE: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools | MediaSmarts

USE, UNDERSTAND & CREATE: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools | MediaSmarts | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
In this section, teachers can access digital literacy classroom resources aligned with curriculum outcomes set out by their province or territory.

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Rich curricular content from Canada on six key aspects of digital literacy.

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13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation

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13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach
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teachthought's Terry Heick shares ideas and a List.ly list.  What might he have missed?

#credibility #research #inquiry

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9 Steps for Using Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

9 Steps for Using Digital Storytelling in the Classroom | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling brings your classroom into the new age of educational technology and gets kids excited about writing. Here's what you need to know.
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Concise list of solid tips!

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Rockstars of the future [#transmedia]

Rockstars of the future [#transmedia] | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it

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An interview with transmedia master, Jeff Gomez

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 30, 2014 1:55 PM


'Helen Baxter covers the recent Jeff Gomez masterclass on transmedia storytelling, hosted by XMediaLab at Unitec in Auckland.

"Gomez believes that transmedia producers are the rockstars of the future, people who understand how to create worlds worthy of devotion, and to curate fandom, especially among a young audience."'

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Smile! Marketing Firms Are Mining Your Selfies

Smile! Marketing Firms Are Mining Your Selfies | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
A new crop of digital marketing companies are scanning and storing photos people share on services like Instagram and Pinterest to draw insights for big-brand advertisers. The startups’ efforts are raising fresh privacy concerns about how photo-sharing sites convey the collection of personal data to users.

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Something to discuss with the kiddos!

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: copyright resources

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: copyright resources | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Via Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
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A variety of resources worth sharing with learners.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 12, 2014 9:07 AM

As the school year kicks off, this page has a variety of excellent resources you can use in your library or classroom to help explain copyright. This is a crucial facet of a good digital citizenship program and these resources can be printed and used at your school.

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 16, 2014 5:07 PM

Once again, just re-scooping Joyce Valenza provides us all with gold in our information filters.

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The Distracted Generation Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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The Distracted Generation Infographic: Tools and Tips to Get Children Refocused!

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On reading and infotention

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Kent Lundgren's curator insight, August 20, 2014 7:26 AM

Något nytt i denna artikel om det "nya" digitala samhället? #digiskol

Vanessa Camilleri's curator insight, August 21, 2014 2:22 PM

People always seem to be complaining about this... our children are distracted... who wants to read when they can play games, but in effect children tend to copy their parents. By instilling a passion for reading from a young age we can try to balance out the claim that the young children do not like books or reading. One story a day... just like the apple, helps develop the creativity in children. It doesn't hurt by having the children making up their own stories and writing them together with their parents! 

Coolwired's curator insight, September 10, 2014 9:25 AM

Thanks to Susan Bainbridge for this timely and informative infographic!

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Understanding Cheating in Online Courses - CUW Online Learning

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Live Events, Twitter Feeds, Chat Rooms, and other resources for the Understanding Cheating in Online Courses MOOC (Massively Open Online Course)

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 10, 2014 1:52 AM

Clever Mooc Style open course on cheating in the online environment. All course modules are open and available to you. 


The hastag for this course is #cheatmooc .  Clever, and provocative; can you cheat your way through a mooc? Why would you? What would be gained?  Lots to think about here.

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, June 13, 2014 7:35 AM

Cheating in online coursework remains a hot topic. Take another look at the issue here.