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Too many iPads...

Too many iPads... | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
In a shift from laptops to iPads, for more mobility, easier use, fewer maintenance issues and lower cost, all our students now bring their own devices. I know it's a luxury and I am always consciou...
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Digital Citizenship PYP Workshop

This digital space is for sharing ideas, collaborating, exploring and reflecting on digital citizenship before, during and after our Digital Citizenship workshop 2-4 May 2014,  in Melbourne .
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Want Kids to Walk the Walk? Then Chart the Talk!

Want Kids to Walk the Walk?  Then Chart the Talk! | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Today we are delighted to welcome guest blogger, Valerie Geschwind. Valerie is currently a teacher in the NYC public schools. Valerie creates magical things in her classroom, one of which is rich a...
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The Biggest "Game-Changer" in Education

The Biggest "Game-Changer" in Education | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Kate Ter Haar Recently, Jon Samuelson and I were having a conversation and he asked me, "What do you see as the big 'game changer' in education?" I hate th...
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The Early-Literacy Shift: New Words, New Media, New Friends

The Early-Literacy Shift: New Words, New Media, New Friends | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Even in first grade, says Kathy Cassidy, students need to learn new vocabulary, new tools to communicate & new ways to connect to the world.
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Creative Commons Infographic | Primary Tech

Creative Commons Infographic | Primary Tech | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
I've long been aware that many people don't realise that you can't use just any image off the internet for your own purposes. Many of my students join my
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Educators on iPads - Let Them Play!!!

Educators on iPads - Let Them Play!!! | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Part of the technology plan at Gordon Greenwood has been to get iPads into the hands of our teachers and support staff in order to give them an idea of the possibilities that technology can  present...
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9 Digital Learning Tools Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Use

9 Digital Learning Tools Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Use | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
What are the kinds of a tools a 21st century teacher should be expected to master? Here are 9.
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Student workflow on iPad in your lessons - Mark Anderson's Blog

Student workflow on iPad in your lessons - Mark Anderson's Blog | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Tasha Cowdy's insight:

Compilation and creation apps

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5 Common Uses Of Technology In The Classroom & How We Screw Them Up

5 Common Uses Of Technology In The Classroom & How We Screw Them Up | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
5 Common Uses Of Technology In The Classroom & How We Screw Them Up
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Too Old For Fairytales

This animation was made by Grade 8 students. The story starts with two ordinary people in their daily lives, when one day, one clumsy action leads them through…
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Building an understanding of digital citizenship...

Building an understanding of digital citizenship... | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
What do these two words mean? consume           create Everyone in the class knows what 'create' means but only a few are familiar with the word 'consume'. mostly in the context of eating, although...
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What really matters?

What really matters? | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
What do you think is unfair? We take some time to think individually and write each idea on a separate sticky note. One teacher finds it difficult to get started. Another finds it cathartic getting...
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The iPad and 'Flipping' - Reflections of a concerned teacher

The iPad and 'Flipping' - Reflections of a concerned teacher | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Reflection 1 - This is the most stimulating year I have spent in teaching. Reflection 2 - I'm concerned and it's all my fault! One word sums up this dissonance - opportunity. The iPad has provided ...
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What it Means to be a Connected Educator — What I Learned Building…

What it Means to be a Connected Educator — What I Learned Building… | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
It all started a few weeks ago during a Twitter chat binge while vacationing in Goa, India. You see,for me, Twitter is like a gateway drug …
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COETAIL Course 2: Exploring Common Sense Media

COETAIL Course 2: Exploring Common Sense Media | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
In which I apply some common sense to Common Sense Media, propose an alternative, and leave you all with a creative and subversive video that is also a whole lot of fun. Looking ahead at this Satur...
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A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
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Is Making Learning? Considerations as education embraces the Maker Movement

Is Making Learning? Considerations as education embraces the Maker Movement | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Of late, folks in my corner of the educational world have been jazzed about the intersections of maker culture and education. I'm super excited too - and even pleasantly surprised. A couple of year...
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Want to Change the World? Learn How to Code! | Inspire My Kids

Want to Change the World? Learn How to Code! | Inspire My Kids | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Do you like using computers? Online games? Apps? Tablets? If so, you are not alone. Most kids today are big users and fans of technology. But where do
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A 10th Grader Explains How Social Media Can Replace Textbooks

A 10th Grader Explains How Social Media Can Replace Textbooks | Digital Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
A 10th Grader Explains How Social Media Can Replace Textbooks
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