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20 most clever ads for books, bookstores and libraries

20 most clever ads for books, bookstores and libraries | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A list of most creative, award-winning print ads for books, bookshops and libraries.

Via Karen Bonanno
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LOVE THIS!

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 26, 2014 4:48 PM

These ads will make you smile.  Take a quick peek.  Maybe they'll inspire you!

Anna Rauvenpoor's curator insight, May 29, 2014 11:44 AM

I will be shamelessly stealing some of these great ideas.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 30, 2014 9:34 AM

Nice one for a Friday! Have a good weekend! 

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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

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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

Google Classroom: Create a Shared Folder | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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
» Curating and Creating with Care |
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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!

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Analysis of TIME Magazine’s 100 “Best” Books for “Young Adults” | The Hub

Analysis of TIME Magazine’s 100 “Best” Books for “Young Adults” | The Hub | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Not only this gives you a link to the list (we LOVE lists, amirite?)

but this also provides commentary AND a handy spreadsheet!

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Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it




Via Jamie Forshey
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"As we celebrate the life and legacy of this great man on the upcoming federal holiday established in his honor, don’t miss the opportunity to share some MLK information with your students so they can learn about the role he played in shaping our country’s culture and history."

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LibraryLady Lawshea's curator insight, February 20, 10:04 PM

Taking the first step can often be the most difficult. We must have confidence and faith. 

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Games Not To Play in School

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Pop quizzes, strictly timed tests, surprise notebook checks, all seem to be about "Catching Kids Not Knowing." It is an old game familiar to everyone who has been a student. The idea, I suppose, is...
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Great stuff & Brilliant thoughts by @DougoHouston 


“Play the game you want to play. Don’t get lured into other peoples’ games where nobody wins and everybody loses.”


"Here is the game I like playing with students.

It is the Learning Game.  This game has an informal and yet very important set of “rules” that all of us in the classroom can choose to abide by."

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Photos: A Day in the Life of a Principal

Photos: A Day in the Life of a Principal | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We're asking principals who use Twitter and the photo-sharing service Instagram to post photos throughout the day on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, that capture the moments that represent their daily lives as school leaders.
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This is such a nice idea! I LOVE seeing pics of principals

w/ kiddos at school all around the country and the globe!


Our principal Mr. Wasilewski @hcpss_mhms  rocks!

(for real, not shining him up!)

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Best EdTech Websites of 2014

Best EdTech Websites of 2014 | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It's been a busy year here at the Common Sense Graphite Websites desk! Throughout 2014, we rated and reviewed hundreds of websites for their learning potential, using our research-backed rubric and rigorous process of evaluation.

Via Pippa Davies @PippaDavies , Jamie Forshey
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Great list to share w/ your teachers!

Encourage owning their own PD! On their own time

w/ great sites like these!

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 2, 1:02 PM

Common Sense reviews the top websites for 2014.

Amy Burns's curator insight, January 5, 6:49 AM

Great collection of sites to try this year.

 

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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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Creating Book Trailers

Creating Book Trailers | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Sometimes it's the last minute ideas that work the best! I had a teacher ask me to present something about creating book trailers to his students. I threw this Slides presentation together, added some sample Powtoons I'd made last week, and they loved it.


Via Mary Clark
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Brilliant Book Trailer ideas from my friend Mary!

I would also add Instagram & Vine!

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Character Minutes's curator insight, January 22, 11:50 AM

Great way to promote character trait "creative" as a conclusion to reading the book.

Lorena Swetnam's curator insight, January 27, 7:49 PM

Great slides to start a convo about book trailers. 

Huish School Library's curator insight, March 2, 11:17 AM

Definitely one to try.

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50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries

50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A list of images about books, reading, and libraries, that were most frequently shared on Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media networks.

Via Karen Bonanno
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Yes, books make me happy. In any form.

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Thaïsa De Weerdt's curator insight, January 18, 10:00 AM

Ik vond dit een interessant artikel omdat ik zelf heel erg van quotes hou. Dit is voor mij dus een leuk artikel om te lezen. Het is eens iets anders.

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Research Basics

Research Basics | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Research Basics Tutorial - Nice INTERACTIVE checkup for basic research skills- from @uazlibraries

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How to be a Rock Star Teacher in 2015

How to be a Rock Star Teacher in 2015 | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Make 2015 the Year you Make it Happen! Have you let cynical peers and worn-down administrators get you down or hold you back? There's no doubt it's challenging

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Everyone can be a Rock Start Educator!


We all have some GaGa, Jagger, or Kravitz inside us! (shows my musical tasts, eh wot?) Don't be afraid to strut your stuff and reach for the stars!

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, January 5, 4:12 PM

Step up librarians!  Let your light lead the way!