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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow.


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iSchool professor named chair of National School Library Program of the Year Award committee

iSchool professor named chair of National School Library Program of the Year Award committee | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Nancy Everhart, a professor at Florida State University’s School of Information, has been appointed chair of the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) National School Library Program of the Year Award committee for the 2014-15 academic...
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Getting Started with Questions of Digital Literacy

Getting Started with Questions of Digital Literacy | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Before you begin:


Use evidence to name a key question that will lead to strengthened teaching and learning.
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The 10 Commandments of Color Theory [infographic] | Visual.ly

The 10 Commandments of Color Theory [infographic] | Visual.ly | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
After the eminent success of our previous infographic, “The 10 Commandments of Typography”, DesignMantic now brings to you its sequel created upon

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Paige Jaeger 's curator insight, July 24, 6:10 AM

Interesting read!

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Losing school librarians in Chicago Public Schools - WBEZ

Losing school librarians in Chicago Public Schools - WBEZ | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Losing school librarians in Chicago Public Schools
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Having a school library with a full-time librarian is becoming something of a luxury in Chicago's 600-plus public schools. Two years ago, Chicago Public School budgeted for 454 librarians.
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How short sighted is this!

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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning


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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 14, 2:22 PM

Helpful insights on curation of information, lots of good source documents and a little video. 

Yvonne Middelkoop's curator insight, July 20, 11:17 PM

Who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator?

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 23, 11:01 AM

Nice essay about curation. A useful example of using storify

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Curation tools to help you cope with info-overload

Curation tools to help you cope with info-overload | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Image courtesy of verbeeldingskr8 How Scoop.it, Google Plus & Twitter can turn chaos into order [author]If you do anything professionally related to online technology, you understand the immense amount of data you need to sort through each day. Th...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 29, 6:03 AM

Tips for filtering and finding curators to trust

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Re-envisioning Modern Pedagogy: Educators as Curators


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 27, 5:43 AM

Re-envisioning Modern Pedagogy: Educatoris as Curators

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 27, 7:14 AM

For more resources on Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl


Ajo Monzó's curator insight, July 28, 2:51 AM

Sencillo y muy entendible!, gracias

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Embedding ICT Literacy in the Curriculum: It's a "Must" Today - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

There are a wide range of benefits of embedding ICT literacy in the curriculum, which make it a “must” today.
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Digital Literacy - YouTube

Digital Access video as part of the Digital Citizenship advisory program: http://pwoessner.com/2008/10/30/digital-citizenship-digital-literacy/ (Digital Literacy: http://t.co/HWq326Q6o5)...
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The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy. Obviously, depending on the grade level  you teach, your students will have different abilities in each of the four areas, …

 

BUT, as WE are using "Technology", let us ALSO learn about the basics of "Cyber Security", a MUST in a connected technology driven world:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/cyber-security-is-easy-get-the-right-reflexes/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 24, 9:14 AM

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy...


Michael Millard's curator insight, May 25, 10:56 AM

Klurigt för oss svenskar men ack så clever.

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, May 26, 11:08 PM

Yes!!!!

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12 Most Easy Traps To Fall Into When Curating Content |

12 Most Easy Traps To Fall Into When Curating Content | | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Margie Clayman, resident librarian at The Blog Library, on 12 traps we can easily fall ionto when curating content.


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Excerpt Any Part of a YouTube Video and Republish It: TubeChop

Excerpt Any Part of a YouTube Video and Republish It: TubeChop | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

TubeChop is a free web service which allows you to select a specific portion of any YouTube video, and publish it as such.

 

How does it work? You simply input the URL of the video you want to "cut" or a keyword to search for any video matching your query. 

Once you have loaded your chosen video you can manually select exactly the part of the video that you want to "chop out" and once you click the button "Update", you are immediately provided with a link and an embed code to share your excerpted video selection with anyone.

 

Very useful. 8/10.

 

Try it out now: http://www.tubechop.com/ ;

 

(Reviewed by Robin Good)


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What is Digital Literacy? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What is Digital Literacy? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Digital literacy in simple words is the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.

 

Digital literacy is the ability to interpret and design nuanced  communication across fluid digital forms.”


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How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing (How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing http://t.co/7W0NEoofr2 #education http://t.co/5teYweLV1q)...
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How To Make An Awesome Google Teacher Academy Video - Edudemic

How To Make An Awesome Google Teacher Academy Video - Edudemic | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Becoming Google Certified as an educator is becoming more and more popular. This year there will be a record number of Google Teacher Academies and a record number of applicants.


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What is Digital Literacy? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What is Digital Literacy? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Digital literacy in simple words is the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.

 

Digital literacy is the ability to interpret and design nuanced  communication across fluid digital forms.”


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Blogging as a Curation Platform

Blogging as a Curation Platform | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
I have written about curation before using Twitter as a Curation Tool and about the importance of helping our Students Becoming Curators of Information.  Sue Waters also just published a very compr...

 

Content curation requires more than just the selection of information. It’s the assembling, categorizing, commenting and presenting of the best content available.

 

Learn more:

 

http://blog.scoop.it/2011/11/30/lord-of-curation-series-gust-mees/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Curation

 


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Mónica Silakowicz's curator insight, June 24, 6:39 AM

Curar contenido es más que simplemente buscar y seleccionar información.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 26, 4:45 AM

Blogging as a Curation Platform

John Poole's curator insight, July 28, 3:03 AM

Founder of scoopIT

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A Quentin Blake Art Show Is Bringing Your Favorite Children's Books Back To Life

A Quentin Blake Art Show Is Bringing Your Favorite Children's Books Back To Life | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Once upon a time in 1975, an illustrator with a knack for crooked lines and an author with a penchant for dark humor forged a friendship children's literature will never forget.
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Building Content Knowledge: Collaborate and Curate

Building Content Knowledge: Collaborate and Curate | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Mark Engstrom. 8th grade Geography teacher and Assistant Principal at Graded- The American School of São Paulo, has redesigned his entire course. Students move through the modules of this blended l...

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 28, 7:48 PM

Thanks, Silvia and Mark for sharing what thoughtful curation could look like in the classroom!

gwynethjones's curator insight, May 29, 3:19 AM

COOL!

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The Ideal Blogger's Workflow for Effectively Curating Online Content

The Ideal Blogger's Workflow for Effectively Curating Online Content | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

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PaolaRicaurte's curator insight, June 19, 8:59 AM

An excellent perspective about blogging as content curation.

Biblio Teca's curator insight, June 20, 10:25 PM

More on CC incorporated with Blogging

 

christa appleton's curator insight, June 25, 3:18 AM

Great visual representation of blogging as curation

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The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy

The 8 Key Elements Of Digital Literacy | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases).
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Web Literacy Education for Educators | Digital ...

Web Literacy Education for Educators | Digital ... | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Impart vital information literacy skills to your students.
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Exclusive first look: Pearltrees iPad app enables new kind of content curation

Pearltrees is a unique way to curate information on the web. You use it to store and share Tweets, videos, photos, blogs, searches, and much more. Then you c...

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9 content curation tools that better organise the web.

Numerous content curation platforms, tools and websites are emerging at a rate of knots in 2011, making sense of the social web, and the mountain of content to be consumed. Here's a collection of some of the standout startups.

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Best Free Content Curation Tools 2012

Best Free Content Curation Tools 2012 | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Blog post at iBlogzone - Online Business Resources : Content Curation has been on the upside lately, and while there are some who don’t think that it is an ethical form of “content creation[..]...

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