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The Only Learning Resources Your Children Will Ever Need To Be Smarter

The Only Learning Resources Your Children Will Ever Need To Be Smarter | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
What are the best websites that help children learn? This list covers a variety of tools and resources geared toward preparing your child for greatness.

Via Susan Bainbridge
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Thanks to Susan Bainbridge for this amazing collection of resources for parents!

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Catholic schools restoring libraries

Catholic schools restoring libraries | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

Seven months after effectively closing school libraries - igniting a furor and drawing national headlines - the Catholic school board has recruited the Windsor Public Library to help resurrect its libraries. Here is the other side of the story! What is your opinion?

Please feel free to comment, on my Wordpress Blog here: http://coolwired.wordpress.com  .


Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints | EdReach

10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints | EdReach | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
Building a digital footprint is an issue I believe doesn’t garner enough attention in our personal and professional lives.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Thanks for this insightful post, Tom!

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Arlene Bonsma's curator insight, December 11, 2012 10:05 AM

A good reminder of how our actions can have consequences later in life.

TrayKay's curator insight, December 12, 2012 8:14 AM

Important reminders and considerations. Sent this to my teens.

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Curate Book Passages and Quotes with Findings

Curate Book Passages and Quotes with Findings | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

From the article intro: "The act of highlighting a noteworthy passage in an ebook is being socialized by Findings, an online destination where readers can collect, share, discuss and discover such highlights from ebooks and web texts.

 

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The Findings experience is centered around shared passages and user libraries.

 

Libraries are like digital bookshelves and consist of all the texts — with highlights and quotes automatically organized by book, source or author — the user has clipped from.

 

Readers can use the Findings bookmarklet to clip snippets of text from ebooks and websites.

 

They can also sync Findings with their Amazon Kindle Highlights for an instantaneous way to share and starting discussing their collection of saved passages.

 

“With Findings, we are trying to do something that is dedicated explicitly to the task of curating quotations,” Findings co-creator Steven Johnson says.

 

“That narrowness of focus has allowed us to concentrate on a couple of key features that make Findings particularly useful.”

 

Read more here: http://mashable.com/2011/10/25/findings/


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