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Webinar: The Rise of e-Reading

Webinar: The Rise of e-Reading | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
Um webinar que apresenta as principais conclusões do relatório «The rise of e-reading», do Pew Internet and American Life Project.

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Awesome Visual on The Importance of Reading Aloud to Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Visual on The Importance of Reading Aloud to Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

"Below is a graphic I come across while wading through my feeds today. The visual emphasizes the importance of read-alouds  in early literacy learning. It also features a set of interesting facts on how reading aloud helps in kids' literacy development. Reading aloud to kids is not only beneficial to young learners linguistic abilities but is also connected to their social and cognitive development. And the most important of them all is that only 15 minutes of read-aloud is enough to make a difference"


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johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 14, 2013 11:25 AM

it may also be more than 15 minutes ...

Jan Watts's curator insight, February 8, 2:00 AM

This  graphic has a place in every library and classroom, but also in every home (just so we don't lose sight of the huge importance of reading aloud).

Ninna Ricci Capistrano's curator insight, September 11, 6:40 AM

This also gives parents and the kids quality time

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Le blog de Lecture Jeunesse: Pays-Bas, Danemark et Italie. Des projets innovants pour les publics adolescents

Le blog de Lecture Jeunesse: Pays-Bas, Danemark et Italie. Des projets innovants pour les publics adolescents | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 12, 2013 3:44 PM

A great graphic to have on display

Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, November 13, 2013 9:44 AM

A great listing to remember!

Carey Leahy's curator insight, November 13, 2013 5:06 PM

Let the student choose one to do for you!

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Apps in Education: 14 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom

Apps in Education: 14 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

Storytelling continues to gain popularity as an educational activity as it stimulates a deep thinking process, it provides opportunities for reflection and it enhances and enriches the learning experience for our students. Storytelling is a very powerful way of communicating with our peers and portrays to others who we are and what our own stories are. It also provides an opportunity to connect with a group by creating a shared experience. This is vital in any community but more so in an educational setting where we are nurturing and fostering creativity.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 9, 2013 4:31 PM

Apps to suit a range of year levels.

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8 Wonderful iPad Apps to Teach Kids about Astronomy and Outer Space

8 Wonderful iPad Apps to Teach Kids about Astronomy and Outer Space | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

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School Librarians Must Be Assertive Leaders, Technology Experts | SLJ Summit 2013

School Librarians Must Be Assertive Leaders, Technology Experts | SLJ Summit 2013 | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
School librarians must be assertive leaders and technology experts, Joel Castro, associate superintendent for the Lubbock, Texas, School District, told attendees at SLJ's annual Leadership Summit in Austin in September.

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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy. (Updated 10/2013)

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 26, 2013 6:35 PM

An updated list of resources that support a wide range of topics on digital citizenship.

Tricia Adams's curator insight, October 29, 2013 9:57 AM

Useful resource!

Colette Cairns's curator insight, October 31, 2013 7:14 PM

Digital Citizenship Resources

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Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound

Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

This week’s pick is LitBound, a clever new puzzle game for book lovers, big readers, movie buffs, and fans of good guessing games ... Each puzzle in the app uses striking, symbolic images and tests your knowledge on great classic books, best sellers, children’s books, graphic novels, sci-fi fantasy books, and movies ...


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Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services

Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
Tech-savvy younger Americans are more likely than older adults to have read printed books in the past year, are more likely to appreciate reading in libraries, and are just as strong supporters of traditional library services as older adults, a new...

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, October 17, 2013 2:34 AM

The digital materialsfand platforms are increasing in Finland and the students have partly said there is too much technology in schools. It is an odd since they are used to technology out-of-school. Do they have a need to make a strong difference between school time and out-of-school time activities? 

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Five Essentials To Create Connected Students (EdSurge News)

Five Essentials To Create Connected Students (EdSurge News) | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

"But being connected isn’t just for socializing; it’s a life skill. When untrained students get online, they treat academic writing online as if it were social media. They write sloppily and don't think of hyperlinking. If they do, it is often a long pasted link instead of a contextual link. In this connected world, there are invisibly disconnected kids, disconnected from the knowledge they need to be successful."


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 5, 2013 2:32 AM

Significant roles we all have in the connected world. Crucial that students understand these.

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 7, 2013 1:23 PM

Curate your digital footprint!

Allan Booth's curator insight, October 9, 2013 5:51 AM

some good insights

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Twitter and Facebook are not where kids are heading. Meet Kik and Oink.

Twitter and Facebook are not where kids are heading. Meet Kik and Oink. | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
There is a myth, perpetuated for little more reason than it's sellable-fallacy, that kids are gravitating to Twitter and Facebook. From this point, numerous arguments have been made in the sub-cult...

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The Challenges and Realities of Inquiry-Based Learning

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As education continues the march toward a student-driven, project-oriented approach that values intelligent solutions to open-ended problems, it won’t be sufficient to focus on the wonderful discoveries and authentic work that result from an...

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Create Mind Maps and Flow Charts With Lucidchart for iPad | iPad Apps for School

Create Mind Maps and Flow Charts With Lucidchart for iPad | iPad Apps for School | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

Recently, Lucidchart launched a free iPad app. The app is easy to use to create flowcharts, mindmaps, and graphic organizers.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, September 24, 2013 4:12 PM

A tool to use throughout the inquiry process.

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The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom

The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
I've got news for you. You don't need a billion apps in a one iPad classroom. You need just four and this is how (and why) you should try them out.
The post The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 28, 2013 3:00 PM

Explain Everything, YouTube, Evernote, and Penultimate

MeeMetICT's curator insight, November 30, 2013 5:58 AM

A nice list, but also check these out:

Idoceo, Doceri, Gradecam, Edmodo

My favorites!

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The best ideas in the world are shared on social media

The best ideas in the world are shared on social media | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

“YOU’RE getting some of the best ideas in the world from some of the best teachers in the world, who are sharing them real-time.” George Couros is a big fan of social media, including Twitter.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 28, 2013 4:50 PM

Communicate, exchange and share ideas - one big melting pot.

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21st Century School Libraries, Parent Engagement and Student Achievement


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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, November 10, 2013 7:48 AM
This has inspired me to try and create something similar.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 7:49 AM

This is great! Have a look and see what you could create if you had the time :) One day I will do the same. 

 

Tricia Adams's curator insight, November 14, 2013 12:25 PM

Interesting...

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7 Wonderful iPad Apps to Learn about Human Body in 3D ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Wonderful iPad Apps to Learn about Human Body in 3D ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

"Technology has radically revolutionized the human science and provided us with profound insights that were not knowable to us before. It has also cracked the dark secrets of some key scientific concepts that mystified the human mind since the dawn of time. The physiology of the body and body anatomy are some of these key areas that have benefited a great deal from the advancement of technology. Consequently, the teaching of these concepts have become way easier and more attainable. In this regard, developers now have designed so many apps that examine the human body in 3D."


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Mike Burgermeister's curator insight, November 11, 2013 8:27 PM

Very usefull for Phys Ed Studies.

Mike Dilger's curator insight, November 17, 2013 2:01 AM

These  may interest science, sport or hep teachers.

Shaneka Ellington's curator insight, November 21, 2013 9:30 PM

This would be a great app to use while studying for anatomy exam.

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The Paradigm Shift: 4 Goals Of 21st Century Learning - TeachThought

The Paradigm Shift: 4 Goals Of 21st Century Learning - TeachThought | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

"As academic standards shift, technology evolves, and student habits change, schools are being forced to consider new ways of framing curriculum and engaging students in the classroom, and project-based learning is among the most successful and powerful of these possibilities.

 

As both a planning and a learning tool, project-based learning challenges teachers to make new decisions about how they plan student learning experiences, while simultaneously empowering students to take a more active role in the learning process."

 


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Melissa Mackal's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:07 PM

Schools and educators can't keep up. So many are still using technology tools like glorifed projectors instead of pushing the envelope and using tools to teach critical thinking.

Karen Taylor's curator insight, November 6, 2013 6:37 PM

American schools are way ahead of the crowd in terms of education reform. I'd like to see a similar paradigm shift in Jamaican classrooms. Empowering students to be active participants in their own learning is a winning model. TeachThought rocks!

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Free download! Elsevier, I AM A {SOCIAL} LIBRARIAN infographic Aug 27, 2013 The Social Library

Free download! Elsevier, I AM A {SOCIAL} LIBRARIAN infographic Aug 27, 2013 The Social Library | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
Download, embed and share The Social Librarian infographic. The social librarian is enmeshed in the fabric of the Internet of Things as curator, educator, filter and beacon.

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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, October 25, 2013 8:13 AM

Yup, the definition of Librarian is changing.

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iPad Insight - Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound

iPad Insight - Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it

"This week’s pick is LitBound, a clever new puzzle game for book lovers, big readers, movie buffs, and fans of good guessing games.

 

Each puzzle in the app uses striking, symbolic images and tests your knowledge on great classic books, best sellers, children’s books, graphic novels, sci-fi fantasy books, and movies. You have to fill in letters in the right order to solve each puzzle. The one in the screenshot at the top of this post is ‘A Tale of Two Cities’."


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20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

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20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 26, 2013 4:56 PM

Starter questions to provide a foundation and some stimulus for the inquiry process.

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We Wanted To Talk About 21st Century Education

This animation was produced on behalf of the Australian delegation to the Global Education Leadership Programme (GELP). It makes the case for making big changes…

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, September 17, 2013 4:24 PM

An interesting overview of the future of education and learning in Australia in a globally connected world.

Carey Leahy's curator insight, September 24, 2013 8:27 PM

Says it in a nutshell.  We need to Enable, Engage and Empower youth.  Much of Australia has a fair way to go though!

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, September 26, 2013 1:42 AM

Global Education Leadership Program video.

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Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education

From this video you can learn top 10 Reasons to use technology in education 1. Students love it. Students love using new technologies in the classroom. Wheth...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 6, 2013 7:47 PM

The reasons presented in this video could be very useful if you are needing to convince your school about the usefulness in using technology in the classroom.

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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!

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Jane Sowter-Maranion's curator insight, October 4, 2013 6:01 PM

Indeed, students do turn to Google first. Teacher Librarians however, need to be directing students to other suitable search engines for their research.

kathyvsr's curator insight, October 5, 2013 7:28 AM

Essential questions are explored.

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 7, 2013 1:41 PM
Karen Bonanno's insight:

A nice blend of different levels for student engagement.

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Hábitos de leitura digital de crianças e jovens [infográfico]

Hábitos de leitura digital de crianças e jovens [infográfico] | School Library. Portugal Network | Scoop.it
Um infográfico da Booknet Canada a partir dos dados do estudo Measuring Attitudes and Adoption of Digital Content for Kids and Teens.   Infographic Source URL: http://www.booknetcanada.ca/blog...

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