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Talk about Books!: A Guide for Book Clubs, Literature Circles, and Discussion Groups, Grades 4-8: Liz Knowles, Martha Smith: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Talk about Books!: A Guide for Book Clubs, Literature Circles, and Discussion Groups, Grades 4-8: Liz Knowles, Martha Smith: Amazon.com: Kindle Store (Talk about Books!
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Has anyone bought this? Is it any good?

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10 + 1 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging | MiddleWeb

10 + 1 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging | MiddleWeb | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
“ Blogging is an essential element of teaching and student ownership in Pernille Ripp's classroom. Here's her 10-step process.”
Via Karen Bonanno, Jo Laretive
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This is a really good piece on how to get students blogging. I really wish I had a class to try this with, I will just have to get one of my book groups to try it.
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Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies

The slides were used in my talk about digital curation given at the Central NY ASTD Event held at the Everson Museum on 7/31/14

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I love this. It explains beautifully why content curation is so important. Are you adding value to things you share? I need to at a closer look at what I am crating. 

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, August 12, 5:10 AM

Concise, attractive overview of the field/

gwynethjones's curator insight, August 12, 7:00 AM

You know I had to scoop this!

Damien Colmant's curator insight, August 13, 2:29 AM

'Puiser de l'information sur internet, c'est comme s'abreuver depuis une bouche à incendie' ... La curation permet de filtrer ce qui correspond à vos centres d'intérêts et ainsi abreuver votre marque personnelle.

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Excellent Copyright Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Copyright Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

Now that the new school year is about to start, it would be great to devote a session with your students where you can talk to them about issues related to copyright and proper use of digital artifacts from the net.


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Always good to have a reminder! 

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Suite of information literacy Skills

Suite of information literacy Skills | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
Skills@Library supports students, researchers and staff to enhance their learning, teaching and research

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A great resource for online #infolit skills 

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A suite of information literacy skills

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Information Literacy for College

What  does  it  mean  to  be   “informa1on  literate”  for  college?  

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Nice and easy to follow. Good to show students who are about to go to University. 

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27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students

27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

Innovative thinking in students will flower when we design classrooms that absolutely can’t survive without it. Same with critical thinking, self-direction, creativity, and so on. Until we reach that point, it’s on the shoulders of the classroom teacher to tease it out of students through a combination of inspiration, modeling, scaffolding, and creating persistent opportunity.


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Gilles Le Page's curator insight, June 29, 11:41 PM

Bon, un peu "yakafokeu", mais l'infographie est belle !

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10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment by Terry Heick Ed note: This is an updated version of a related post published last year. Wherever we are, we’d all like to think our classrooms are...

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Number 1. Get them to ask their own question!  This is so important and quite a difficult thing to get students to do. They are so used to answering questions given by the teacher that when it comes to creating their own questions they don't know how. A really important starting point. 

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, June 17, 1:52 PM

Essentials for inquiry learning to be effective.

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Information Literacy in the Workplace Literature review


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Information literacy is not just for school, it's for life! 

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heather dawson's curator insight, June 17, 1:36 AM

Review by Dr Charles Inskip commissioned by CILIP

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Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then...

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then... | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. No...
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useful reminder of copyright. 

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Evaluating Internet Sources

Evaluating Internet Sources | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

Via Patty Ball, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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This is a really useful, 

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Natarsha Miller's curator insight, June 8, 12:29 PM

This is a great resource to help students undersand and decipehr the credibiity of internet resources.

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, June 9, 12:03 PM

Great overview plus nice ability to print it as a handout!

Edith Fullalove's curator insight, June 10, 12:10 PM

Great article

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May 2014 Newsletter | JCS Online Resources

May 2014 Newsletter | JCS Online Resources | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

Guernsey Schools' Library Service have bought the Gale schools package for our secondary schools. Read here to see how 

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Take a look at our new online resources. 

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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Teaching the Importance of Citing

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Teaching the Importance of Citing | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
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Some really useful 'real life ' examples of  plagiarism and the  importance of citing. 

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Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
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This looks really useful! 

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Help Students Find Credible Sources using Google Scholar

Help Students Find Credible Sources using Google Scholar | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
Google Scholar is one of the most useful but often overlooked research and academic tools available to students and educators online.

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This a good short clip that demonstrates how Google Scholar can be used for academic purposes. 

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Oops, You're Probably Breaking The Law With Your Social Media. Here's How Not To

Oops, You're Probably Breaking The Law With Your Social Media. Here's How Not To | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
Everything was going so well with our most popular blog post, “7 Views from an Airplane,” which had garnered well over 1 million views. It had somehow gone viral on a student blog my team and I
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Always good to be reminded how important it is to know and understand copyright laws. 

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How To Become A Better Online Researcher

How To Become A Better Online Researcher | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

We’re sort of led to believe that the ‘best’ search results are the ones on the first page. Companies pay tons of money to be featured on the top of the search results for this reason! Don’t be fooled – it is worth the time you spend sifting through the search results.

 


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Nothing that  we have not read before but it doesn't hurt to be reminded. 

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Volkmar Langer's curator insight, July 30, 3:02 AM

Good basics - thanks!

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How To Become A Better Online Researcher

Bernard Rentier's curator insight, July 30, 1:15 PM

A very wise advice. And some good tips.

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Leveraging Digital Tools for Guided Inquiry

leveraging digital tools to scaffold the guided inquiry process

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I thought this was really useful. Always good to see how others explain what we are doing already. Very nicely put. 

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, July 16, 11:39 AM

A presentation of Dr Joyce Valenza about guided inquiry digotal tools.

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How to Develop Independent Learners - Teachers of Good Things

How to Develop Independent Learners - Teachers of Good Things | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
How to Develop Independent Learners www.teachersofgoodthings.com. As a Charlotte Mason homeschooling mother, my main goal was to develop independent learners, so they would prove to be self-learners for life.
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Thanks for the suggestion @slsguernsey very useful! 

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Curation for Content Marketing: Sharing Is Not Enough You Need a Content Hub

Curation for Content Marketing: Sharing Is Not Enough You Need a Content Hub | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

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Really interesting to read. Will have to focus more on my content curation in the future. 

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Robin Good's curator insight, June 26, 7:17 AM



Guillaume De Cugis, co-founder of Scoop.it, hits the nail right on the head for content marketers with a good article on the Business2Community.com site, where he highlights the declining benefits of social media marketing efforts on Facebook and correctly identifies:

a) quality and
b) engagement

as key content variables that do make a difference in remaining visible online.


He writes: "...if you’re just tweeting links, you’re missing out.


Why?


Because:

  • Your content is short-lived (the lifetime of a tweet is in minutes; a few hours at best).
  • You have no or limited opportunity to provide context.
  • You drive your audience away from you; not to your own site.
  • No opportunity to convert.
  • No opportunity to show related content.
  • No traffic from search.
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Instead, if you curate your own content hub on a specific topic:
 
  • Your curated content is now archived somewhere and can be discovered and re-shared in the future 
     
  • Your curated content receives targeted traffic from search 
     
  • You can add conversion & engagement CTA’s (subscribe, contact me, request a demo, book services, etc…).


Good basic analysis and advice for content marketers.
De Cugis is right. 7/10



Read more at http://www.business2community.com/social-media/death-social-media-publishing-know-0920508 


See the slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/Scoopit/content-is-king-easy-simple-ways-to-curate-relevant-content 





Caroline Baldeyrou's curator insight, June 30, 12:58 AM

Très bon article du fondateur de Scoop It, qui explique pourquoi la curation sur Twitter (= "juste" partager des liens en moins de 140 caractères) ne suffit pas pour un content marketer, et pourquoi il faut créer son propre "hub de contenus". Une démonstration logique et imparable, à appliquer concrètement dès maintenant !

Caren Taubman Glasser's curator insight, July 11, 7:33 AM

This article highlights the declining benefits of social media marketing efforts on Facebook and explains why quality and engagement are key to remaining visible online

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9 Powerful (And FREE) Tools To Boost Summer Learning - Edudemic

9 Powerful (And FREE) Tools To Boost Summer Learning - Edudemic | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
Rapidly approaching the dog days of summer (give or take a few days or weeks), I felt a need to share a power packed suitcase of tools that could be used to archive your summer highlights and memories. Many educators never really go on vacation. While they may appear to be leisurely sipping daiquiris on …
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This is full of great ideas. Will try some this summer I'm sure. 

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 17, 10:47 PM

Some really great ideas! 

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Infographics & Information Literacy

Infographics & Information Literacy | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
Presenting information, data, or library instruction content, in appealing and innovative formats offers librarians opportunities to engage students and library users in services, resources, and in...

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I think this is a really good info graphic. 

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, June 14, 7:50 AM

An information literacy infographic 

Lourense Das's curator insight, June 15, 6:36 AM

Free tools for creating Infographics for school library professionals >> instruction - engagement - resources

Anita Vance's curator insight, June 15, 8:21 AM

Great graphic to place for continuing support and review!!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Photo Mapo for Archiving Summer (and other things)

Free Technology for Teachers: Photo Mapo for Archiving Summer (and other things) | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
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I love this idea to encourage students to create something useful that they can take back to school after the summer holidays. Might even try it out myself. 

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Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
Nearly seven years after first opening its doors, the Science Leadership Academy public magnet high school* in Philadelphia and its inquiry-based approach to

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I wish I could persuade all my teachers that an enquiry based project is good even some of the time. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: EverySlide - Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

Free Technology for Teachers: EverySlide - Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it
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Has anyone used this. It sounds like it could be really useful. 

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 24, 11:02 AM

Looks useful for more interactive presos!

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For Students, Social Media Is Now A Matter Of Identity - TeachThought

For Students, Social Media Is Now A Matter Of Identity - TeachThought | Sharing Information literacy ideas | Scoop.it

"Pretend for a moment you are a college admissions officer at a prestigious institution. Facing a large stack of applications, the shuffle of papers and pecking of keyboards resonates throughout the conference room. You and your colleagues are engaged in the difficult process of paring down applicants to the chosen few, and acceptance notifications must be sent out soon. You’ve got two resumes in front of you:"

 


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Teaching online presence is really important and one of the skills of a school librarian. Something else we can do well if given the chance. 

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