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The c MOOC as knowledge ecologies

The c MOOC as knowledge ecologies | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Thanks to Stephen Downes for the reference to Dr. Mohamed Amine Chatti’s Knowledge Management: A Personal Knowledge Network Perspective. Here are some abstracts that I would like to quote: Kn...

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School Librarians Push for More 'Maker Spaces'

School Librarians Push for More 'Maker Spaces' | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Librarians are showing growing interest in the 'maker movement' as their roles shift from collectors of information to facilitators of project-based learning.

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The laws of (school) library science - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

The laws of (school) library science - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
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allAfrica.com: South Africa: Devices in Schools - How a South African School Uses Tablets (Page 1 of 2)

allAfrica.com: South Africa: Devices in Schools - How a South African School Uses Tablets (Page 1 of 2) | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience

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Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, June 20, 2013 4:56 PM

Interesting breakdown of costs included in this article.

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Can You Tell Your Story Without Using Words?

Can You Tell Your Story Without Using Words? | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
How is your story being told? Can you capture the hearts of your audience without using any words to do so?

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Patricia Stitson's curator insight, April 17, 4:43 PM

A exercise challenge we should all try...

Dupree Wesley's curator insight, May 6, 3:52 PM

A great insight into the power of the visual art medium in story telling.

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This Library On A Chip Gives People Without Internet Access All The Information They Need

This Library On A Chip Gives People Without Internet Access All The Information They Need | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Also great for long subway rides!
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5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework

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Innovation Excellence | 20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills

Innovation Excellence | 20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curricula across the globe.
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The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius

The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
If you’ve been to this site more than once. you’ll know that (a) social media is everywhere and (b) it can be extraordinarily useful for teachers.
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13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation

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13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach

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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, April 9, 7:55 PM

Because research is more than a few key strokes.

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20 Big Data Repositories You Should Check Out

20 Big Data Repositories You Should Check Out | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
This is an interesting listing created by Bernard Marr. I would add the following great sources:

DataScienceCentral selection of big data sets - check out the…

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Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, May 10, 7:30 AM

Big Data is here to stay for sure.

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5 Questions with James Patterson as he partners with Scholastic to help save school libraries! | On Our Minds

5 Questions with James Patterson as he partners with Scholastic to help save school libraries! | On Our Minds | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
James Patterson is a household name thanks to the incredible stories he tells. And now, he's helping to save school libraries.

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The New School Library

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Without question, the Internet has changed the way we think and learn, and will continue to do so as our technology evolves. In particular, the ability to access enormous amounts of information at any time from almost any place is forcing schools to redefine the idea of a classroom and the way we approach teaching. It is also reshaping the notion of school library services — what libraries look like and how they and librarians best serve schools.


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Digital skills crucial, says report

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Children should be taught "digital literacy" as a core skill alongside maths and English, says a report by a House of Lords committee.
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Infographics for You to Use: Information Literacy, Copyright, Attribution, and Plagiarism

Infographics for You to Use: Information Literacy, Copyright, Attribution, and Plagiarism | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Want to use infographics in your space, but don't have the time to create your own from scratch?  Well, thanks to A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet, we have infographics of all kinds - thi...

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Jake Desmit's curator insight, April 28, 1:09 PM

This is saying you etheir use your own words or sight the person and make sure you copyright it.

Angela Dyson's curator insight, May 3, 8:22 AM

Infographics provide an interesting multimodal platform to present information that is visually effective and also informative.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 26, 9:36 AM

Handy Info-graph!

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A Teacher Librarian's Path to Becoming a Google Educator | Tech ...

InnEdCo A Teacher Librarians Path to Becoming a Google Educator | Tech Tidbits Whether it's the American Library Association's Annual Conference, state conferences, or the International Society of Technology Educators ...
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Government withdraws 88‚000 tablets from schools due to theft

Government withdraws 88‚000 tablets from schools due to theft | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
The much-lauded programme to introduce tablets to government schools to improve the quality of education has come to an abrupt end following a spate of thefts.

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Lessons from previous initiatives would have prevented this, why do we never learn

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March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy – DEN Blog Network

March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy – DEN Blog Network | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed.

 

The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, and data literacy.

 

This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse information literacy and digital literacy skills into the curriculum.

The thirteen literacies I feel need to be explored, practiced and mastered by students can be found in the graphic below.

 

Click headline to read more, view the graphic and access hot links--


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20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED

20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curric
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ThingLInk, a Web 2.0 tool supporting 21st century learning skills

ThingLInk, a Web 2.0 tool supporting 21st century learning skills | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
ThingLink is a Web 2.0 teaching and learning tool that inspires creativity, communication, and critical thinking in the 21st century classroom.

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CoordenadorTic's curator insight, April 14, 5:59 AM

Adoro esta ferramenta!

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Carry on Learning: Digital Literacy

Carry on Learning: Digital Literacy | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
RT @SheliBB: New post: Digital Literacy http://t.co/HM0Gx4ulqV with some further reading/viewing thanks to @kvnmcl @mberry @dajbelshaw & @s…
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7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education | Tech Learning

7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education | Tech Learning | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 8, 5:01 PM

Consider the role it has in your library.

Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, April 8, 8:12 PM

Social credibility is becoming the new credentialing. Parents and educators need to guide students in developing an online presence that bolsters their social credibility.

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4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space

4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space | The Slothful Cybrarian | 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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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, April 12, 8:50 PM

I can hear teachers sighing. Not everyone is going to have an award-winning makerspace. Maybe the best you can do right now is Legos and that's fine. I think we forget there are no rules and that we start with what we can and how we can.

M. Fagot-Karcher's curator insight, April 13, 3:36 AM

sympa, non ?

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Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning

Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

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LET Team's curator insight, March 14, 9:10 PM

Some good ideas here for planning and presenting Digitech PL.

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MapFAST - Search for Books By Location

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mapFAST is a great use of Google Maps for finding texts about places all over the world. Visit mapFAST, type in a location and mapFAST will generate a list of texts about that location.

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