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Teach Copyright Basics with a Cool Interactive Tool

Teach Copyright Basics with a Cool Interactive Tool | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The Search Results: Among other useful materials, I stumbled across a pretty neat interactive image on the Cyberbee site that answers some common student questions about copyright, including the one that sent me over the edge!


Via Jamie Forshey
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Just what I've been looking for!

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:43 PM

Thanks to Jamie Forshey for sharing this copyright teaching resource via her scoop.it curation page.  I will be sharing this with my elementary and pre-service teachers. 

BookChook's curator insight, February 23, 2014 4:15 PM

Nice simple interactive to help explain copyright to kids. 

Gina Paschalidou's curator insight, February 26, 2014 1:00 PM

Teach your students about copyright laws.

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The story behind Jar’Edo Wens, the longest-running hoax in Wikipedia history

The story behind Jar’Edo Wens, the longest-running hoax in Wikipedia history | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Wikipedia editors are finding more hoaxes on the site every month. How many are there, really? No one actually knows.

Via Mary Clark
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Cool! Great convo starter w/ older kiddos!

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Mary Clark's curator insight, April 20, 2:05 PM

What a great article to share with students about Wikipedia. Lots of fascinating insight into how Wikipedia works, and why you need to think critically about your sources.

Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, April 22, 1:28 PM

I love the click-away convenience of Wikipedia, but it’s important to remember that it’s not the same as a real encyclopedia written by professional writers and edited by professional editors. 

Since the day the open-sourced encyclopedia opened in 2001,  saboteurs and pranksters have been doing their dirty work. Evidently, the rate at which hoaxes are being exposed have increased in 2015. Use but beware!

Kathy Moser's curator insight, April 23, 9:49 AM

Interesting article on how the editors cannot keep up with the mistakes and hoaxes.

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Lamar Library - A Transformation - Tackk

Lamar Library - A Transformation - Tackk | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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WOW! What an amazing transformation of a school library!

LOVE THIS!

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Why librarians (and therefore librarys) will always be better than Wikipedia. 

Why librarians (and therefore librarys) will always be better than Wikipedia.  | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As librarians we protect our services, collections, and patrons from censorship and bias. Simply put- We do not allow it. From too much left or right wing material to too much sci-fi or mystery.

Via Dr. Steve Matthews, Joyce Valenza
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Bravo!

Information sherpas, Literacy promoters, collection curators, & protector of patrons!

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 11, 9:09 AM

On the value of balance

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GwynethJones

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Teacher Librarian, Mover, Shaker, Blogger, Speaker, & Google Certified Teacher. Trope & Meme Archivist. Creator & Curator of Content. Ridiculously Humble. Geek. 
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I love Scoop.it!!!!


It's the Curation Sensation that does triple duty!


Curate, publish, & share! Curate your resources and organize them easily into groups. Publish a glossy digital "magazine" of your shares with your opinions, the ability to re-scoop, & comment!


And with one click you can also share those nuggets of digital awesome with all kinds of social media like: Twitter , LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, & more! Install one handy little bookmarklet on your toolbar and WHAM! Instant curation awesomeness!

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Create your own mobile makerspace

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Makerspaces don’t have to be big or even high tech. You can create a STEM environment in a closet, at a workbench or on a cart. The important thing is to allow students to be creative and work on a variety of projects.


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I love the idea of a mobile Makerspace!

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Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX)

Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Audiobook Creation Exchange
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Turn your book into an audiobook.


SO cool! If Neil Gaiman has used it, it must be cool!

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The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs

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The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs by - Eric Curts Table of Contents Overview How to name documents and folders How to choose sharing options: Edit, Comment, and View How to share a document with specific people How to share a document as a link How to use folders How to create folders for
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Great directions from the super cool @ericcurts
how to go paperless with GAfE & Google Drive!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Canva for Education - Lesson Plans Incorporating Visuals Across the Curriculum

Free Technology for Teachers: Canva for Education - Lesson Plans Incorporating Visuals Across the Curriculum | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Canva is coming to our district! Get ready!

Great resources & links!

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, March 9, 11:07 PM

New ideas for awesome lesson plans, ready to share with teachers.

liz deskins's curator insight, March 30, 8:07 AM

Great site to create graphic representations!   Have students whow what they know.

 

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My Star Trek Scrapbook: 1968 Article "Spock: Teenage Outcast"

My Star Trek Scrapbook: 1968 Article "Spock: Teenage Outcast" | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Thoughtful & touching Leonard Nemoy's 1968 letter of support to a biracial teen: http://on.fb.me/1G1CE3G via @amightygirl


Thanks to blogger @fredtrekker and Trekker Bluejay Young for this amazing share!


A great message:

It takes courage to turn your back on popularity & be an individual.

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4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space

4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Attract students to libraries and other rooms of learning by creating agile, inviting spaces with makerspace elements and, most importantly, a community feeling.
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Great ideas here!

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liz deskins's curator insight, February 21, 9:23 AM

These are practical, easy to do ideas to transform your library!

Julie Midyett's curator insight, March 2, 11:35 AM

Love these ideas.  

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World Wonders - Google Cultural Institute - where will inquiry learning take your students?

World Wonders - Google Cultural Institute - where will inquiry learning take your students? | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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World of Wonders.

Culture really is very important to share with our kiddos.

Are we curating our own culture reliably? With thought? 

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Teacher: I see the difference in educational privilege every day. I live it. I am disgusted by it.

Teacher: I see the difference in educational privilege every day. I live it. I am disgusted by it. | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
'Almost every day, I slip food to one of my students. Both of his parents are in prison. Or, one of his parents is in prison and the other is dead. We can’t quite get the full story from him....Where there is money, there is education. Where there isn’t money, there is excessive testing, lack of curricular options, and struggle.'
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Heart wrenching & Important.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 5, 10:02 PM

This is an interesting and insightful post. We experience this each day in the classroom.

 

@ivon_ehd1

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Reuse, Repurpose, Refresh: How to Maximize Your Content

Reuse, Repurpose, Refresh: How to Maximize Your Content | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Peg Fitzpatrick shares how to squeeze very bit of juice out of your blog content. Tips to repurpose and refresh your content for maximum impact.
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Brilliant advice from @PegFitzpatrick  and other Social Media savants!

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11 Reasons Librarians Are Better Superheroes Than The Avengers

11 Reasons Librarians Are Better Superheroes Than The Avengers | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

This week as National Library Week and April 14th was National Library Workers Day. Tell us about your amazing library or librarians in the comments!


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Great article!

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18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster - TeachThought

18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster - TeachThought | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
You bought your iPad new three years ago, and now it’s getting a bit long in the tooth.

Opening apps can take forever. Sometimes they crash, stop responding, or won’t open to begin with. If you want to extend the life of your little glass rectangle–and make your iPad faster in general–the following tips can help. And all of these tips are simple(ish)–nothing crazy like jail-breaking or changing hardware.

Via John Evans, MSTA, Linda Dougherty
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I love this! What to do w/ my old iPad 2?

Sell it back to Amazon or donate it to my school?

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Lee Hall's curator insight, April 7, 4:02 PM

It can make a difference if you take a little time to clean up your iPad.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, April 8, 12:08 PM

This article helps any iPad 2, or later, owners get more out of their aging mobile devices.

Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 10, 9:49 PM

I need this "to-do" list for cleaning up my 2013 iPad.

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14 More Google Search Tricks You Didn’t Know Existed | The Gooru

14 More Google Search Tricks You Didn’t Know Existed | The Gooru | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Originally intended as a way to easily find websites, Google’s engineers have quietly slipped secret functionalities into Google Search to do even more for its 1.17 billion users. These hidden (…) Read more

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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SWEET!

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Agron S. Dida's curator insight, April 13, 3:15 AM

Google is really great! Just imagine how would be life without it.

Sonia Santoveña's curator insight, April 13, 4:33 AM

añada su visión ...

Gareth Morgan's curator insight, April 16, 2:52 AM

Some excellent features that I wasn't aware of.

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The Daring Librarian: Think Before You Comment

The Daring Librarian: Think Before You Comment | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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When we comment we model. When we Tweet professionally, we show our kiddos how they should behave online by our example. Or at least that's what we should be aiming for, right!? Creating a positive digital footprint so that our kiddos can see what that looks like.....read more!
Ethics: Why Aren't We Teaching This?

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Libraries and Librarians: Essential to Thriving Schools

Libraries and Librarians: Essential to Thriving Schools | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
While it's clear that libraries and librarians have a significantly positive impact on students and schools, we still have to fight to keep these vital resources in our schools and municipalities.
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So well said! I wish I had the nerve to share this with my district supe! #NotThatDaring! LOL

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tweentribune

tweentribune | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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FREE! Featuring,

"Twice-daily AP news articles | Lexile® leveled for K-12 | Self-scoring quizzes customized by Lexile® level | Critical thinking questions | Student commenting Daily Espanol AP articles | Weekly lesson plans |Weekly videoWeekend “Monday Morning Ready” newsletter as prep for the week ahead"
* TweenTribune is also available in Spanish. A new article is available each day along with the quizzes that go with them.
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Google Classroom: Create a Shared Folder

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An integral part of my classroom is peer feedback. While Google Classroom makes it very easy to create and collect assignments, making student work accessible to other students is more difficult. H...
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Great easy to follow directions - go PAPERLESS!

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10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use - Free Technology for Teachers:

10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use - Free Technology for Teachers: | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Richard Byrne shares ten techniques to help students become better searchers with Google. Some of his suggestions may be new to you and a number provide links to additional information.

You can download a copy of the pdf from Scribd (free of charge).


Via Beth Dichter
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Love this!

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Love Technology's curator insight, April 19, 2013 8:12 AM

great tool

Sally Tilley's curator insight, March 8, 5:37 PM

Love a tip summary! Thank yo for shariing

Lee Hall's curator insight, March 13, 2:54 PM

Students do need to know how to search. It can save you so much time and produce much better results.

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Educational Access - Social Issues - Books

Educational Access - Social Issues - Books | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The world’s largest collection of books, toys, and movies for parents, teachers, and others dedicated to raising smart, confident, and courageous girls.
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Interesting!

"A Mighty Girl is the world’s largest girl empowerment marketplace with books, toys, music, and movies for raising smart, confident, and courageous girls!"

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STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?

STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong? | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As proponents of STEM and STEAM face off, Anne Jolly asks what the role of the arts should be in a STEM curriculum and looks at some options for integrating the two disciplines.
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Full STEAM ahead! The debate between STEM vs STEAM is one that I can get behind!


What do you think?

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Curating and Creating with Care

Curating and Creating with Care | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Fantastic post & a surprise kind shout out! Cheers!

Creative Commons rocks! Pay it forward!

Give, give, and share your AWESOME!

Lisa is one talented, inspiring, educator!

I'm honored to be mentioned on this post!

Thank you, Lisa!

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Flipping the Classroom Explained - YouTube

Ready to flip your school or university class? Drop by http://www.MediaCore.com to learn more about how we can help you and your class. With the teacher at t...

Via Felix Jacomino
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This is one of the BEST videos to explain Flipping the Classroom!


But I have a sort of controversial or CONTRARY view on it.


Create the video, assign the video to be watched out of class, but then show the video before the lesson. WHY, you may ask? Doesn't that negate the whole thing? No! The Digital Divide in my school is real.

Some of my kiddos don't have smart devices, reliable Internet access at home or a parent who is avail at night to drive them to the public library (some of my parents work evenings) If you ask them if they can watch the video they will fib to maintain their pride that they can, but some can not. It's not fair  for even ONE KID to be made to feel left out or marginalized - Also, some kids might just not watch the video before the lesson (I know, shocker!) SO play the gosh darn video before the lesson - add another day to the lesson if you have to!


I also have my PAC computers in the library that is avail for this when it comes up. What do you think?

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Kirk Frankfurth's curator insight, February 2, 11:57 AM

Cool would like to flip my tech classes but the down side is creating all the content.

skiinglibrarian's curator insight, February 15, 8:20 PM

The short video is a powerful flipped learning tool. This video visually and audibly explains how to flip a classroom. Don't limit this though to just the classroom....it's flipped learning, wherever you and the students are.

Julie Midyett's curator insight, March 1, 10:46 AM

Great explanation on why flipping classroom works!