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Books Beyond Borders & Wazzup Wattpad? | The Daring Librarian

Books Beyond Borders & Wazzup Wattpad? | The Daring Librarian | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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New Blog post where I talk about a spontaneous Google Hangout booktalk, how awesome Teacher Librarian Tiffany Whitehead is, the fan fiction FREE site Watttpad, and Google+ Hangout tips!

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MHTV_National_News

MHTV_National_News | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Need Middle School friendly TV Studio National News stories? Use our MHTV page!  feat. @goKicker  @Newsela

Plus how to write a script & SNICKETIZE your scrips for powerful vocabulary building!

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How To Fix Common iPhone 4 Problems

How To Fix Common iPhone 4 Problems | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The iPhone 6 may be released soon but to most people the iPhone 4 is still their smartphone of choice. We know that this is a rather old device however some of our readers are still using this phone w...
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I still have an iPhone 4S - Do you? Though mine charges up FAST & fabulous but there are other quirks - here are the fixes!

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Library of Congress Education Resources

Library of Congress Education Resources | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Adding this to my Research Database & Homework Help page!

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My Brain is Already Too Busy Being Awesome - Donna

My Brain is Already Too Busy Being Awesome - Donna | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Love me a strong smart female gingy! I mean chick!

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50 Awesome Quotes about Education and Technology

50 Awesome Quotes about Education and Technology | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Visit the post for more.

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What an Inspiring Great list! It's even heartening that 15 out of 50 are from women! That's ALMOST half! 


Someday we women won't be a minority in this Education Profession thing! Someday! And then we'll get the vote! W00t!
 j/k sorta

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, August 15, 9:48 PM

Love this collection of quotes

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Smithsonian Digital Volunteers

Smithsonian Digital Volunteers | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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"Wow!  What an opportunity for crowdsourcing and participation!"


I know, right!? - GJ

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, August 12, 8:19 PM

Wow!  What an opportunity for crowdsourcing and participation!

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Top Mistakes Leaders Make - Great Leaders Serve

Top Mistakes Leaders Make - Great Leaders Serve | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The top mistakes leaders make. Are you making any of these?

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21. Not placing a high value in your school Library program & Teacher Librarian  - s/he can help you in SO many ways!  Including making the library the learning commons hub for the school & community! + An ed tech leader on your side!  #Advocacy

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Denise Lombardo's curator insight, August 14, 5:37 PM

Great advice and timely reminders to heed and to share...

Sally Tilley's curator insight, August 14, 5:51 PM

all leaders and those who want to lead should print this out and refer to it regularly

AnnC's curator insight, August 15, 11:30 PM

"Many organizations are over-managed and under-led."

"Focus on results AND relationships."

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The History of Educational Technology - Innovative Professional Development

The History of Educational Technology - Innovative Professional Development | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The progression of education practice as it relates to technology can be attributed to several waves of innovation in the practice that arose at different times around the world and for different reasons, but primarily to make learning efficient and … Continue reading →
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Food for thought

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A sneak peek at the new Google Classroom - Daily Genius

A sneak peek at the new Google Classroom - Daily Genius | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There’s a whole new classroom management tool on the block and it’s designed to streamline the tools you’re already using. It’s called ‘Classroom’ and it’s by the education team over at Google. They’ve basically made it quicker and easier to use their current apps in one cohesive online environment. Essentially, Google Classroom lets you create …
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SWEET! I'm really hoping my district is going with this!


I've signed up w/ my GAfE account, have you!?

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Julie Regimbal's curator insight, August 7, 7:21 PM

Can't wait to use this!

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Why you should ignore the superlatives on book jackets

Why you should ignore the superlatives on book jackets | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Cover blurbs aren't reviews, they're advertisements that offer no space for balanced, nuanced positivity, writes Nathan Filer
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Cover blurbs aren't reviews, they're advertisements that offer no space for balanced, nuanced positivity

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Set Your Hook

Great hooks, like McGonigal’s provocative opening statement, get audiences on the edge of their seats and give them a sense of what’s coming. They allow you to…

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It's good to be provocative, personal, & funny - whatever moves the message and grabs your audience.

That includes our kiddos, too you know!

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David Baker's curator insight, July 31, 3:01 PM

Powerful exploration of how to capture a group. Excellent Visuals

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What a 12 Year Old Has in Common With a Plagiarizing U.S. Senator

What a 12 Year Old Has in Common With a Plagiarizing U.S. Senator | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Parents beware: Children who don't take ownership for their mistakes may grow up to be adults who create public scandals.

Via Tiffany Whitehead
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It's all about our choices which tell who we really are!

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Tiffany Whitehead's curator insight, July 30, 3:52 PM

Interesting article to spark discussion on plagiarism!

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26 Books for Kids Who Love Harry Potter - Imagination Soup

26 Books for Kids Who Love Harry Potter - Imagination Soup | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If your kids are big Harry Potter fans like mine are, here are 26 similar books they'll also love.
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I would add Midnight for Charley Bone (series of 8 books)  to this list!


British kids, special powers, legendary school, & BAD GUYS!


"Charlie Bone has discovered an unusual gift-he can hear people in photographs talking! His scheming aunts decide to send him to Bloor Academy, a school for genius's where he uses his gifts to discover the truth despite all the dangers that lie ahead."

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Beastie Boys - Sabotage - YouTube

Music video by The Beastie Boys performing Sabotage. (C) 2009 Capitol Records, LLC
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We plan on shooting our own version of this for our MHTV news show recruit vid! --- without the guns, natch!

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for the love of learning: Bring Your Own Device: It's awesome except for the inequity

for the love of learning: Bring Your Own Device: It's awesome except for the inequity | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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I have really strong feelings about this - I wrote a really long comment and then the comment gremlins refreshed before I posted it and POOF -  gone!

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All these modern phrases you probably use are actually from Shakespeare - Daily Genius

All these modern phrases you probably use are actually from Shakespeare - Daily Genius | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Share on FacebookTweet ThisGoogle+Pin ItLinkedIn Do some things really set your teeth on edge? Are you waiting for events in your life to truly come ‘full circle’ at some point?


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Oood zooks! I love stuff like this!

Etymology CAN be sexy!

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How to Use the Flickr CC Attribution Helper - YouTube

How to Use the Flickr CC Attribution Helper - YouTube | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The Flickr CC Attribution Helper is a bookmarklet that will properly format attributions for Creative Commons licensed images found on Flickr.


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Sweet!

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10 awesome Google features you should be using

10 awesome Google features you should be using | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The real reason the Google home page is so bare is that way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there really knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.


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What the what!? Great list!

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Engage Me! - YouTube

In this short film, the different messages regarding digital media have been typed in bold black lettering on A4 white paper and are displayed by a successio...

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LOVE This!

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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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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, August 12, 8:10 AM

Concise, attractive overview of the field/

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, August 12, 1:33 PM

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. 

Damien Colmant's curator insight, August 13, 5:29 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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Infographic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology | Infographics Creator

Infographic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology | Infographics Creator | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Infographic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology 1. They always start with the why Technology for technology's sake is dangerous. Highly effective teachers who use technology always have a reason for using new technology tools. Whether It saves them time. Improves learning outcomes, or helps with lesson planning, highly effective teachers always start with the why. 2. They are malleable and can easily adapt Technology is constantly changing, and the classroom environment will be drastically different In 2 years. Understanding the big picture Is key. 3. They embrace change Most teachers who use technology today are Innovators or early adopters. Embracing (not fighting) change is key. The world hates change yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. 4. They share, share, and then share some more Technology has opened the door for collaboration beyond the school walls. A teacher In New Brunswick can now collaborate with a teacher In the UK. Knowledge Is
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LOVING this!

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Marinhos's curator insight, August 10, 7:09 AM

Bons hábitos devem ser cultivados.

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4 Easy Steps To An Irresistable Book Blurb | Digital Book World

4 Easy Steps To An Irresistable Book Blurb | Digital Book World | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
To write a good book blurb, briefly describe the situation, the problem, the hopeful possibility, then summarize the mood.
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I have a lesson where my kiddos write book blurbs called

Attack of the Killer Blurb  -- Gotta add this info to that project!

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Public Libraries Will Survive Despite Amazon's Kindle Unlimited

Public Libraries Will Survive Despite Amazon's Kindle Unlimited | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Can I tell you why I’m so excited about Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service? Because, aside from all my publications with academic presses and journals, I am an independent publisher. My book, Expect...

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I am so glad that level headed librarian professionals are out there reassuring us that we are still vital and the new tech innovations that come out are an enhancement and not a replacement.

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 30, 9:26 AM

With so much scariness out there, Dave concludes: "Thank goodness there are librarians who long ago realized that it is not the size of your collection, but the reach of your community that really matters."

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 31, 9:00 PM

And they should and at the same transform finding new roles to play in communities.

 

@ivon_ehd1

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, August 1, 8:19 AM

Today I offered a student an ebook version of a book she wanted as the print version is out on loan.  She opted for putting the print version on hold and taking out the next in the series instead.

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Content Curation in the classroom: Scoop.it interview at the Ohio University

A class from Ohio University's social media certificate program called Content Curation skyped with the CEO & Co-Founder of Scoop.it, a social curation site. Students live-tweeted to capture the advice and inspiration from Scoop.it CEO & Co-Founder, uillaume Decugis.

Via Scoop.it, Joyce Valenza
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Scoopit is my #1 Content Curation destination!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 23, 2:46 AM

Understanding content curation as part of information fluency is one of the projects in UW-Stout's E-Learning for Educators course. Our students create their own Scoop.it digital magazines based on their own specific interests.  It's a class favorite every semester! 

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 31, 11:48 PM

Curaduría de contenidos en el aula.

Morgane Chevalier, PMP's curator insight, August 1, 12:19 AM

Je l'enseigne en formation continue de mon côté :-)

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Want to know what students think? This librarian asked them!

Want to know what students think? This librarian asked them! | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Shannon McClintock Miller, district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School in Iowa, asked students from around the world what they wanted from school. She shares their responses – and how educators can address them – in this keynote address for the K12online conference.
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A nice addition or companion to the Speak Up National Research Project & Survey which includes over 2.2 million students, parents and educators

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