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How are librarians involved in guided inquiry?

How are librarians involved in guided inquiry? | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

Carol Collier Kuhlthau (2010) Guided Inquiry: School Libraries in the 21st Century, School Libraries Worldwide, January 2010, Volume 16, Number 1, 17-28

The 21st century calls for new skills,...Are your students ready?"

 

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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  .


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Five Simple iPad Tutorials for Beginners | FlixelPix

Five Simple iPad Tutorials for Beginners | FlixelPix | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
I have decided to create video tutorials or the most common iPad questions I am asked by friends and family. The quality varies as they were all recorded at different times on different types of equipment.
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Choosing Games and Toys that Promote Early Literacy Skills | LorainPublicLibrary

Choosing Games and Toys that Promote Early Literacy Skills | LorainPublicLibrary | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

Playing dress-up or making up stories with puppets can help a child’s narrative skills http://t.co/3btdjbTe...for your youngsters! There is some very good advice here!

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Rapid Intake Shout Out: Convert PowerPoint to Mobile Learning ...

In this entry, I'm going to show you how to do a fundamental PowerPoint conversion for mobile learning that includes audio narration. For the authoring tool, we'll use Rapid Intake's mLearning Studio.
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- 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Top100 Tools for Learning 2010

Compiled by Jane Hart from the contributions of 545 learning professionals worldwide (Interessant,detindre's repassant els top d'eines per a l'aprenentatge virtual.)...
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Cory Doctorow on kids and the impact of technology

Cory Doctorow on kids and the impact of technology | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

http://ww3.tvo.org/video/167626/cory-doctorow-kids-and-impact-technology

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Viewing NetStep @2Learn.ca

Viewing NetStep @2Learn.ca | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

Online Learning Objects Links- for LORs- for :

-Information / Communication Technology

-Professional Development.

 

Netstep Reference ID: N3476

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4 Steps to Teaching Others About Technology (And Getting Them to Use It)

4 Steps to Teaching Others About Technology (And Getting Them to Use It) | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
@klbeasley This just came in on Diigo, good things to remember, maybe even for PD tomorrow?

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5 apps that can create multimedia presentations for teaching or learning |

5 apps that can create multimedia presentations for teaching or learning | | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
Whether you are a teacher, instructor or learner you are always looking for some useful tools for creating a multimedia presentations or assignments.
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It's the Pedagogy, Stupid: Lessons from an iPad Lending Program

It's the Pedagogy, Stupid: Lessons from an iPad Lending Program | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

Recently, we were tasked with developing policies and procedures for an equipment lending program initiated within the Faculty Technology Resources Center at the University of Cincinnati. 


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If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied | Dr. Michele Borba's Reality Check

If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied | Dr. Michele Borba's Reality Check | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
What to do if your child receives cyber-threats or you suspect cyberbullying “A number of middle school students—including my daughter--are receiving (RT @micheleborba If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied: What to do if your child receives cyber-threats or...
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21st Century Learning/Teaching: Learning Commons Transformation - Ten Steps

21st Century Learning/Teaching: Learning Commons Transformation - Ten Steps | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

The Ottawa Catholic School Board is transitioning its 81 school libraries to Learning Commons as part of its strategy to become a 21st Century Teaching / Learning District.  Come, see for yourself, what we are doing! Feel free to comment. Thank you!


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The Educational System and 21st Century Skills

The Educational System and 21st Century Skills | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

The affordances of modern communications technologies have brought about a transformation that is readily apparent in day-to-day life across the developed world. They have taken us from the industrial revolution to the ...This thought-provoking article is well-explained , and sources are quoted. See if you agree with the author.

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Cool Tech Times

Cool Tech Times | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Coolwired. Great sites to create timelines!

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Online Distance Learning Infographic

Online Distance Learning Infographic | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
This infographic provided courtesy of onlineeducation.net, click it for a full sized view OnlineEducation.net...

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Teaching High School History: Lessons & Ideas

Teaching High School History: Lessons & Ideas | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it

If you think back to when you learned history at school you are likely to think of tattered textbooks and dull blackboard presentations from your teacher.

Wow! Things have changed since then!

Are you looking for Christmas-themed lesson? If so, check out the link to  "A Christmas Carol" Lesson.

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New iPad App Puts Viewers Inside Immersive Video | Wired

New iPad App Puts Viewers Inside Immersive Video | Wired | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
A new iPad app out today in the app store, called Condition ONE, allows users to physically control the camera's perspective in movies by mo...

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EDUCATION: Today’s mobile devices are tomorrow’s textbooks | Breaking News | PE.com - The Press-Enterprise

EDUCATION: Today’s mobile devices are tomorrow’s textbooks | Breaking News | PE.com - The Press-Enterprise | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
Educators and experts say smart phones and tablets are the future of public education (RT @SchoolNetSA: Cellphones once seen as a distraction but now a teaching tool - http://t.co/W01Ilc1a...

This article opposes the last article I posted to this blog! See for yourself!

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Teaching Without Technology? | MindShift

Teaching Without Technology? | MindShift | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
Yet, in times like ours, when the gulf between the past and future stretches light years, cognitive dissonance ensues when students, teachers and parents try to figure out what technology should be used to bridge this timeline.

Be sure to read this thought-provoking article from MindShift!  

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Teachers: Embrace Technology or Students Will Leave You Behind

Teachers: Embrace Technology or Students Will Leave You Behind | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
We are creating tools that offer limitless access to knowledge and collaboration, but we're still putting the same textbooks in front of students.

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Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom | Edutopia

Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom | Edutopia | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Ben Johnson shares iPad features to assist in classroom learning as well as apps to include in curriculum.
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Three TED Talks to Change the World of Learning and Education for Good and for Better

Three TED Talks to Change the World of Learning and Education for Good and for Better | Social Media: Changing Our World of Education | Scoop.it
There is nothing more important to our world and our society's sustainability than continually expanding and bettering our education.

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