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Send in the humans – content curation for beginners

Send in the humans – content curation for beginners | School Librarians | Scoop.it
With so much content proliferating on the web and in social media platforms, it can be hard to find good quality information. Search engines like Google can help, but they find content based on...
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A New Tool for Choosing a Creative Commons License

A New Tool for Choosing a Creative Commons License | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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How Not to Steal People's Content on the Web

How Not to Steal People's Content on the Web | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Learn how to give proper credit to content you've sourced from other locations on the internet.
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Maker Spaces in Libraries? | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Maker Spaces in Libraries? | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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Search Tips and Tricks Every 21ST Century Teacher Should Be Aware of

Search Tips and Tricks Every 21ST Century Teacher Should Be Aware of | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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The flipping librarian « NeverEndingSearch

The flipping librarian « NeverEndingSearch | School Librarians | Scoop.it

Role of the librarian in helping a school move toward flipped classrooms.

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Educational Technology Guy: What Can You Do With Google? Lots of things.

Educational Technology Guy: What Can You Do With Google? Lots of things. | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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Welcome to the Web

Welcome to the Web | School Librarians | Scoop.it
A highly praised set of on-line resources which teach children about different aspects of the Internet...
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Kate Hart: Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide

Kate Hart: Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide | School Librarians | Scoop.it

Strong Article and Infographic about citing sources


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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Edudemic

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Edudemic | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think | School Librarians | Scoop.it
It's always revealing to watch learners research.
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A Curated Selection of Data Visualization Charts and Infographics: The Information Is Beautiful Awards

A Curated Selection of Data Visualization Charts and Infographics: The Information Is Beautiful Awards | School Librarians | Scoop.it

Robin Good: David McCandlees, the author of the book Information is Beautiful celebrates great data visualization and information design work through the Information is Beautiful Awards.

Together with a jury of experts like Brian Eno, Paola Antonelli, Maria Popova, Simon Rogers and Aziz Kami, he has curated a unique selection of 300 designs and a short list of finalists in the following categories:

 

» Data visualization– A singular visualisation of data or information.» Infographic – Using multiple data visualisations in service to a theme or story

 

» Interactive visualization – Any viz where you can dynamically filter or explore the data.

 

» Data journalism – A combination of text and visualizations in a journalistic format.

 

» Motion infographic – Moving and animated visualizations along a theme or story.

 

» Tool or website – Online tools & apps to aid datavizzing.

 

The selection itself is worth a tour of the site and of this initiative.

 

Check: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/

 

Longlist selection: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/2012/07/our-longlist/

 

Shortlist selection: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/2012/08/awardshortlist/

 

 


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Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library | The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults

Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library | The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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Cool Infographics - Blog - The Massive Challenge of Search Engine Complexity

Cool Infographics - Blog - The Massive Challenge of Search Engine Complexity | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Courtesy Stone Temple Consulting

The complexity of generating Search results online is HUGE. ...
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The Google Yourself Challenge

The Google Yourself Challenge | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Just how much information about you is online? Google yourself to find out and reconsider what details should be kept private and off the Internet.
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Top 100 Learning Game Resources | Upside Learning Blog

Top 100 Learning Game Resources | Upside Learning Blog | School Librarians | Scoop.it
When writing the whitepaper about Casual games, I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links.
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Information Overload and Decision Making

Information Overload and Decision Making | School Librarians | Scoop.it
A summary of John Payne's TED talk on decision making and information overload...
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Redefining reading and the role of the teacher-librarian

Redefining reading and the role of the teacher-librarian | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Every day as a teacher-librarian, I try to match resources to students and students to resources.  In the stacks, it’s often quite easy to rely on Dewey and the alphabet for locating material, but ...
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Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News

Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Given the unprecedented quantity of information learners are exposed to, the librarian’s role is more important than ever. Librarians help all students gain access to, evaluate, ethically use, create, share, and synthesize information.
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Why Curation Will Transform Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons

Why Curation Will Transform Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons | School Librarians | Scoop.it
Content curation will play a major role both in the way we teach and in the way we educate ourselves on any topic. When and where it will be adopted, it will deeply affect many key aspects of the educational ecosystem.
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Digital Literacies and Web Literacies: What's the Difference? | DMLcentral

Digital Literacies and Web Literacies: What's the Difference? | DMLcentral | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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The 10 Commandments of Internet Research

The 10 Commandments of Internet Research | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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Create your own map, build interactive maps, place photos, videos on a map

Use ZeeMaps to create,
make, and publish interactive, customized maps.
Make a map of places you have visited, your customers, friends, or relatives.
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Peer-to-Peer Learning Handbook | Peeragogy.org

Peer-to-Peer Learning Handbook | Peeragogy.org | School Librarians | Scoop.it
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Information Savvy: Synthesizing Information

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/useinformationcorrectly To use information properly, you have to synthesize it. What does that mean in terms of writing blog post...
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