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ThingLink in the Classroom - One image. Tons of possibilities.

Move away from the drib drab of everyday lessons, build engagement and get more interactive using this creative free web-based tool called ThingLink.
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An iPad Contract Designed by Students

An iPad Contract Designed by Students | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
In a 1:1 classroom, I regretted not having a digital contract developed with my students last year. There were many times last year where I wished I had something to pull out of my files and point ...
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The Secret Door - Step Through To The Unknown...

The Secret Door - Step Through To The Unknown... | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Step through Safestyle's secret door and be transported to some of the most fancinating places across the globe...!
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Sally Tilley's curator insight, October 29, 5:32 PM

This is fantastic, what a great stimulus for Geography lessons, creative writing, the possibilities are endless! Thanks for sharing @JoLaret

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8 Must Have Classroom Posters for Technology Best Practices ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Must Have Classroom Posters for Technology Best Practices ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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iPads in the Classroom, an eBook by Tom Daccord and Justin Reich - edtechteacher

iPads in the Classroom, an eBook by Tom Daccord and Justin Reich - edtechteacher | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it

"iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption and Curation to Creation shows how iPads can be used constructively and creatively in K-12 classrooms. Co-authors Tom Daccord and Justin Reich of EdTechTeacher craft a meaningful and powerful vision and process of iPad integration for school teachers and school administrators -- as well as parents. iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption and Curation to Creation features case studies, practical strategies, and specific apps that make the book directly applicable to classroom practice."


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Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum | Common Sense Media

Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum | Common Sense Media | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
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Newspapers - Advanced Search - Trove


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SCIS's curator insight, September 3, 6:44 PM

Here is a useful tool from @Trove which enables an advanced search of digitized newspapers

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Free Technology for Teachers: eduClipper Is What Teachers Want Pinterest To Be

Free Technology for Teachers: eduClipper Is What Teachers Want Pinterest To Be | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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This is a 'must try' for me, thinking of starting with site links for topic, provide access code to a class.

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The Binary System by Rebecca

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TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
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A great use of ThingLink to learn about the Binary Number System.

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ThingLink in the Classroom - One image. Tons of possibilities.

Move away from the drib drab of everyday lessons, build engagement and get more interactive using this creative free web-based tool called ThingLink.
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Fantastic Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship Education in Your Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Fantastic Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship Education in Your Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Here are some fantastic resources for teaching digital citizenship education in the classroom.
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A wealth of information and resources for Digital Citizenship.

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▶ How does the internet work? - James May's Q&A (Ep 19) - Head Squeeze - YouTube

James May finds out how exactly the internet knows where to send you. Computer Science museum: http://www.computerhistory.org/?gclid=CJPu-vSV97YCFRMftAodu00A...
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An in-depth, creative and well structured overview of how the internet works.

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Create QR-Codes with Logo or Image fast, free & easy | QRCode-Monkey-Generator

Create QR-Codes with Logo or Image fast, free & easy | QRCode-Monkey-Generator | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it

Quick and wasThis free QR Code Generator creates QR Codes with logo-images. Generate your QR Code for urls, vcard, facebook, youtube and more. Download in print quality as PNG, SVG, PDF, EPS.

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Quick and easy QR Code generator. 'How to' explained here: http://youtu.be/bZdI2YM4938

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Australia Professional Standards for Teachers: Teacher Librarian cont…

This presentation provided an opportunity to learn about the Standards, discover how the teacher librarian can meet these Standards and identify how to collect…

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SCIS's curator insight, November 4, 10:59 PM

How Teacher Librarians can meet Australian professional standards for teachers

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3D printing: a new challenge for IP law - Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick | Patents, Trade Marks & IP Law

3D printing: a new challenge for IP law - Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick | Patents, Trade Marks & IP Law | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick is a leading full service Australian intellectual property firm. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, our group incorporates a patent and trade mark attorney firm, an intellectual property law firm and a research and investigations company.
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3D Printing and Copyright complex issue well explained.

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Smart copying indeed! New information pack released for teachers and students

Smart copying indeed! New information pack released for teachers and students | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Smartcopying is the official guide to copyright issues for Australian schools and TAFE. Teachers and students can sometimes rely on the assistance of copyright law to copy the work of other people ...
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Clear explanation and useful guides to using creative commons with students.

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The Visual History Of Classroom Technology | Edudemic

The Visual History Of Classroom Technology | Edudemic | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
It's been quite awhile since the early days of classroom technology. However, it's still something worth knowing about as we all race into the future of edtech.
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10 + 1 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging | MiddleWeb

10 + 1 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging | MiddleWeb | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Blogging is an essential element of teaching and student ownership in Pernille Ripp's classroom. Here's her 10-step process.

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, September 14, 1:19 PM

Most of what you need to get your students blogging is included here, even the parent letter.  Great job, Pernille Ripp!

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Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic

Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, September 13, 4:02 PM

This infographic is useful because of the ideas for how it should be used and how it can be used.

Sarah Ogden's curator insight, September 15, 10:24 PM

Terrific for getting our new users organized! 

Bev Jones's curator insight, December 9, 2:27 AM

@CareerCollegeT @HughBaird  Useful Apps for IPads

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Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - Good Alternatives to Google Image Search

Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - Good Alternatives to Google Image Search | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it

"This morning I received an email from a reader that has been frustrated by the results her students are getting when they search on Google Images. Rather than relying on the filters on Google Images to generate good results for students, give one of these other sources of images a try."


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Helpful advise when there is so much out there.

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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, July 2, 12:02 AM

Great post from FreeTechnology4Teachers providing information on places to get images.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, July 4, 3:19 AM

Great to have a few more image sources to broaden the bank!

thanks for  sharing!

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How Much Data Is Generated On Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tinder & WhatsApp Every Minute? | AllTwitter

How Much Data Is Generated On Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tinder & WhatsApp Every Minute? | AllTwitter | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it

Here’s the thing: the internet never sleeps.

 

Which means data never sleeps, and the internet sure likes to use up a lot of it. How much? In any given minute, 277,000 tweets are published on Twitter, 216,000 photos are sent to Instagram and 8,333 videos are shared on Vine.

 

And we’re just getting started. Over that same 60 second period, 347,222 photos are sent on WhatsApp, 416,667 swipes are made on Tinder and 3,472 images are pinned on Pinterest.

 

And if you think that’s impressive, Google receives 4 millions search queries, Facebook users share 2.46 million pieces of content and 204 million email messages are sent each and every minute of the day.

 

This visual from DOMO looks at how much data is generated every minute across the net....


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Moons Lucien's curator insight, July 4, 3:18 AM

Imagine the impact  on your business!! connecting your #print production to one of these web platforms? Millions of #prints :-))

to connect the value for the consumer to your #print #Rebootmoments workshop has develop 4 tools very easy to implement with your innovation marketing team,  that helps connecting these web technology with print. The June workshop in Stuttgard  Germany the  6 #printing companies  participating did exactly that: Innovate their business model with a #gamification solution and a #clickpaper

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, July 4, 9:01 AM

Wow! This is mind boggling. 

Victor Juarez's curator insight, July 7, 6:47 PM

¿Quién dice que las RRSS no tienen alcance?

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▶ Structure of a URL - YouTube

▶ Structure of a URL - YouTube | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
An overview of the structure of a URL, and how deciphering its pieces can give you an idea what to expect from its content.
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Understanding the URL offers a quick guide to websites.

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New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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Good advise for site evaluation.

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▶ There and Back Again: A Packet's Tale - How does the Internet work? - YouTube

Subscribe to the official World Science Festival Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/worldsciencefestival How does the Internet really work? The Wor...
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Amazing visual of what happens behind the scenes on the Internet.

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