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Information abyss – in the era of global education |

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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, 3:34 PM

Make better PowerPoints by following these tips.

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

very cool graphic. Helping us to stay in line!

connie butcher's curator insight, September 20, 12:54 PM

Awesome!

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Monkey Self-Portrait Continues To Raise Issues Of Copyright Control

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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

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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, 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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The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy

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Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy.

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A wonderful model for thinking about learning

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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 30, 7:10 AM

Doug Belshaw on digital literacy: meme, remix and other elements of #digitalliteracy >> digital literacies

Nicole Sprainger's curator insight, May 31, 10:06 PM

Really valuable for iLearn and developing a focus on Inquiry

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, June 6, 8:40 AM

I love this list: cultural, cognitive, constructive, communicative, confident, creative, critical, and civic. I think my fave right now is "critical"

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What is PBL - chart

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Great reminders of the critical elements of PBL

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Carissa Davenport's curator insight, May 6, 10:18 AM

Nice way to remember all the steps in a PBL...which can seem quite daunting!

Bridget Crossman's curator insight, May 6, 8:21 PM

Excellent PBL visual.

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Part 1: Digital Citizenship Education... Over 20 Essential Resources

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Welcome to a series that examines the importance of facilitating digital citizenship with today's students. First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering ...

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Michael Gorman shares a wonderful list of annotated links.

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Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 15, 8:33 PM

Digital citizenship.

gwynethjones's curator insight, April 27, 9:59 AM

Always looking for quality free resources for this topic!

Valerie Hill's curator insight, April 30, 4:50 PM

Teaching digital citizenship has rapidly risen to the top of my priority list as a school librarian.

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Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia?

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Being literate used to be about knowing how to read. In the 21st century it also means knowing how to negotiate through the torrent of information coming at you from all directions. Information Fatigue…

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 27, 7:19 PM

Using Wikipedia to develop background knowledge, identify key words and phrases to assist in further searching and generally getting students immersed in content with the opportunity to explore other resources on the topic isn't such a bad thing.

 

gwynethjones's curator insight, March 29, 9:54 AM

All kinds of literacy and all are important to student and human growth!

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, April 2, 7:23 AM

Such an interesting perspective on why the gatekeepers want to keep students away from Wikipedia.

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Download our Trends in Information Literacy Inf...

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Download our Trends in Information Literacy Infographic! | EasyBib on Information and digital literacy in education via the digital path curated by Elizabeth E Charles (Download our Trends in Information Literacy Infographic!
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schroede's curator insight, March 19, 7:10 PM

Iinfographic

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The Future Of The Web Is Audible - Forbes

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The Future Of The Web Is Audible
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Google's Kurzweil sees a similarly opportunistic future where computers have the ability to read and understand the semantic content of a language.
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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 9, 8:23 AM

I love audio books but are they the future, are voice commands and the Internet out loud the future?

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Storytelling Essentials: 15 Lessons From 2013's INBOUND Bold Talks

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See 15 lessons on business storytelling derived from 35 INBOUND Bold Talks from the 2013 INBOUND conference.

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Great lessons here

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Digital Literacy free learning materials from: SWGfL

Digital Literacy free learning materials from: SWGfL | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it

These free materials are designed to empower pupils and students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. Find the lessons that are just right for your classroom.

 

Browse by Key Stage or Year Group, for cross-curricular lessons which address digital literacy and citizenship topics in an age-appropriate way.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 2, 5:30 PM

Foundation to Year 10 resources and lessons from the UK.

J A Jones's curator insight, March 3, 9:46 AM

Many of these lessons could be integrated into library instruction.  Also available as free download from iTunes.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 4, 12:02 AM

Digital literacy tools by grade will guide teachers with choosing technology to suit literacy levels.

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"Visual Storytelling" - A Haiku Deck by Ken Shelton

"Visual Storytelling" - A Haiku Deck by Ken Shelton | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Created with Haiku Deck, free presentation software that’s simple, beautiful, and fun.

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Freeman P Quinn's curator insight, February 17, 11:31 AM

These are the basics.

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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

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A variety of resources worth sharing with learners.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 12, 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, 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, 7:26 AM

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

Vanessa Camilleri's curator insight, August 21, 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, 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, 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, 7:35 AM

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

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Audio and Video: Maya Angelou, Appearances and Interviews | LJ INFOdocket

Audio and Video: Maya Angelou, Appearances and Interviews | LJ INFOdocket | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
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Wonderful resources for English classrooms via Gary Price @infodocket

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The Definition Of Digital Literacy

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The Definition Of Digital Literacy by Terry Heick When we think of digital literacy, we usually think of research--finding, evaluating, and properly crediting digital sources.…

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"Literacy implies a fuller understanding and a rounder knowledge. A literate person is aware of multiple information sources, the pros and cons of media forms, and the value and credibility of information. A literate person can process diverse data sources, and suggest macro relevance and micro application of seemingly disparate ideas."

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Cynthia Alvarado's curator insight, May 13, 3:39 PM

thought provoking

Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 15, 10:26 AM

As always, a well  thought out and argued point by joyce valenza.

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What skills will you need to succeed in the future? | Visual.ly

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What skills will you need to succeed in the future? Infographic by Naureen Saira and Mary Barry.Times have changed for U.S. workers. Companies in the mid-20th century were looking for rule-following, conformist employees who wanted to belong, acc

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What skills will you need to succeed in the future? A nice summary on this infographic by Naureen Saira and Mary Barry.

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The Myth Of Digital Citizenship And Why We Need To Teach It Anyway | EdReach

The Myth Of Digital Citizenship And Why We Need To Teach It Anyway | EdReach | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
At one time in the not so distant past there were no cell phones. And then everything changed at a rate faster than the speed of amending a student handbook. I can distinctly remember the first time one of my 8th grade students brought a cell phone to school. It really wasn’t that big of a deal, more of a novelty really. I mean one student with a cell phone had next to no bearing on our day to day school operations. But then a second student brought a cell phone.

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HollywoodGreenScreen's curator insight, April 23, 3:21 AM

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Green Screen Studio is a state of the art production and photography studio in the heart of Hollywood. Our white cyc, high-end lighting, and spacious layout make it amazingly easy to bring out the technical details in your photos and evoke emotionally-charged performances from your actors and models.

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Arslan Chaudhary's curator insight, April 23, 7:33 AM

Are you looking for new mobile and their specifications then visit,
hintamobile.com

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A Presentation Isn't Always the Right Way to Communicate

A Presentation Isn't Always the Right Way to Communicate | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
Sometimes you just need to start a conversation.

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Duarte suggests we ask these questions:  "What you want to get out of the time you have with the group. Do you need to simultaneously inform, entertain, and persuade your audience to adopt a line of thinking or to take action? Or do you need to gather more information, have a discussion, or drive the group toward consensus to get to your desired next step?"

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My E-Shelf | The New School Libraries and Archives

The e-Shelf allows you to keep track of library books, articles and other materials that you use for research.
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How do scholars search? : AXES

How do scholars search? : AXES | InformationFluencyTransliteracyResearchTools | Scoop.it
The crucial question for ensuring a balance between the supply and demand-side of data is whether this trend connects to existing scholarly practices and to the average search skills of researchers. To gain insight into this ...
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Sign Up for ABC of Information Literacy Infographic

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I am thinking I want to Thinglink annotate this one.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, March 2, 12:49 PM

A really useful info graphic that demonstrates information literacy. 

Anita Vance's curator insight, March 15, 11:09 AM

What a great way to review and visualize the learning process!  Thank you, Elizabeth Hutchinson for pointing this out! ;0)

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Greens seek inquiry into Manus Island riot - Yahoo!7 News

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