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SCIS | Ebooks and beyond in the school library

SCIS | Ebooks and beyond in the school library | school library issues | Scoop.it

Debbie Price-Ewan discusses changes to publishing models presented by e-books, including the possibilities for literacy development and empowerment of writers through self-publishing.

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Physical and Engineering Sciences News » 9 New Chemistry eBooks @ NCState Libraries

Physical and Engineering Sciences News » 9 New Chemistry eBooks @ NCState Libraries | school library issues | Scoop.it
9 New Chemistry eBooks @ NCState Libraries - NCSU Libraries News http://t.co/WTDLveP5...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Things You Can Do To Make Yourself an Ed Tech Star This Summer

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Things You Can Do To Make Yourself an Ed Tech Star This Summer | school library issues | Scoop.it

Summer is a great time to recharge but is can also be time to try new things or tweak something old.

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iNACOL - International Association for K-12 Online Learning

iNACOL - International Association for K-12 Online Learning | school library issues | Scoop.it

iNACOL, The International Association for K-12 Online Learning, is a non-profit organization that facilitates collaboration, advocacy, and research to enhance quality K-12 online teaching and striving to ensure all students have access to a world-class education and quality online learning opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success.


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Browsing Public Domain Books / Most Popular / Fantasy | Feedbooks

Download thousands of free public domain ebooks...

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Ebook Crowdfunding Platform Unglue.it Launched — The Digital Shift

Ebook Crowdfunding Platform Unglue.it Launched — The Digital Shift | school library issues | Scoop.it

Following the soft launch of Unglue.it at the American Library Association's Midwinter 2012 conference, company founder Eric Hellman met with LJ

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The 100 Must Know Web Tools for Teachers

The 100 Must Know Web Tools for Teachers | school library issues | Scoop.it

Slideshow by Jane Hart of the best resources of web tools for teachers. I used/heard of most but not all of these. More stuff to check out!

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Understanding Genetics: Human Health and the Genome

Understanding Genetics: Human Health and the Genome | school library issues | Scoop.it

Understanding Genetics - an online exhibition about Genetics and human health. Great site for biology curriculum.

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Education in the Cloud with Web 2.0 tools: Google Chrome: Block ads while browsing using the Ad-blocker for Chrome.

Great tip for getting rid of ads when presenting material for students.

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Why internet users and social media users are now essentially the same thing

According to Internet World Stats, there are now 2.3 Billion Internet users on our planet. That’s approximately 33% of the world’s population. Growth over the last decade has been registered at 528%.
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TED Books app launched for iPhone and iPad | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

TED Books app launched for iPhone and iPad | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | school library issues | Scoop.it
From the press release: TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, today officially launched its TED Books app for iPhone and iPad.
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Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool.

Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool. | school library issues | Scoop.it

Piktochart- Make Information Beautiful. Create infographics. Engaging presentation app.  This is a free and easy to use tool for creating inforgraphics


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The 5 big mistakes in virtual education

Sometimes Schools are getting wrong the notion of virtual education. This slideshare by Guillermo Ramierez may have been posted in 2010 but it hasn't lost its relevance.

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eBook Options for Libraries

An investigation into viable ways for libraries to offer ebooks...Worth following.

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Technology for Online Standardized Testing vs. Technology for Teaching, Learning, and Creative Inquiry

Technology for Online Standardized Testing vs. Technology for Teaching, Learning, and Creative Inquiry | school library issues | Scoop.it

"So, during testing season when all our technology is focused on giving online multiple choice tests, reading about the future technologies in the New Media Consortium Horizon Report K-12 Edition is almost fantasy inducing..."


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Ebook toolkit: SLJ Reviews Follett's Ereader Suite — The Digital Shift

Ebook toolkit: SLJ Reviews Follett's Ereader Suite — The Digital Shift | school library issues | Scoop.it

Anyone who's purchased even a single Follett etitle can have the company set up a FollettShelf platform for their library and begin offering ebooks through the Follett Digital Reader tablet app.

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6 Emerging Technologies From the 2012 K-12 Horizon Report

6 Emerging Technologies From the 2012 K-12 Horizon Report | school library issues | Scoop.it
Mobile devices and apps continue to climb the list as game-based learning stays in the same spot for three years.
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Teach Your Students how Wikipedia Works

Teach Your Students how Wikipedia Works | school library issues | Scoop.it

Schools have a love-hate relationship with Wikipedia. This post explains why teachers should consider using Wikipedia in the classroom.

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Easel.ly | create infographics online

Drag and Drop pre-designed themes and vector assets onto your canvas for easy creation and customization of rich infographics.

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Gnowledge: Create, share, learn…

Gnowledge is a free-to-use education platform where everyone can create, publish, share and take tests, exercises and assignments. Need to look at further.


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10 Must Have Bookmarklets for Teachers

10 Must Have Bookmarklets for Teachers | school library issues | Scoop.it

What is great about bookmarklets is that they are cross- browser, easy-to-install applets providing a great variety of functionalities ranging from bookmarking to socializing. 

Among the several useful bookmarklets that teachers and students can use, are listed the following...


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