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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...


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Chris Carter's curator insight, February 26, 4:19 PM

Beautiful infographic; powerful message

Anabel Gonzalez's curator insight, February 27, 6:57 AM

My Beginner ESL students have started blogging everyday and it has been a huge success!  They are enjoying it so much that they are improving their writing skills without realizing it. Blogging is good for all!

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 1:27 PM

I SOOO need this infographic.

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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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How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling

How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling involves combining digital media (images, voice narration, music, text, or motion) to tell a story.
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Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News

Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Given the unprecedented quantity of information learners are exposed to, the librarian’s role is more important than ever. Librarians help all students gain access to, evaluate, ethically use, create, share, and synthesize information.


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Carol Kuhlthau

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The New School Library

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As libraries continue to change with the growth of technology tools, good schools know that libraries and professional librarians are still essential to their missions.

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The Research Safari

The Research Safari

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Antonietta Neighbour's curator insight, February 27, 7:36 PM

A fabulous information literacy resource for both teachers and students.

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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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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, June 6, 11:57 AM

Wonder practical approach to explaining the value of curation to teacher colleagues.

gwynethjones's curator insight, June 7, 10:03 AM

Some great information here!

Kate JohnsonMcGregor's curator insight, June 9, 9:05 AM

In the Learning Commons community, this makes sooooo much sense. Inquiry based learning is all about questioning, gathering, re-thinking, re-purposing and sharing information. Teachers and t-l's who practice and model curation in course design will be better equipped to instruct their students in curation. Love this! 

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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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10 Blended Learning Trends Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

10 Blended Learning Trends Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
The 10 Blended Learning Trends Infographic gives a snapshot on how making student learning more personalized, more engaging, and more collaborative is what’s driving innovation.

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AASL's 2012 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Announced ...

AASL's 2012 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Announced ... | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has taken a leadership role in helping school librarians and classroom teachers to learn about new and relevant Web 2.0 tools. “The Best Websites for Teaching and ...


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Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

This classroom guide is intended to inspire and expand your thinking about effective assessment for project-based learning.

The tips are organized to follow the arc of a project. First comes planning, then the launch into active learning, and then a culminating presentation. Reflection is the final stage.


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The High Cost of Digital Illiteracy | HASTAC

The High Cost of Digital Illiteracy | HASTAC | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

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Antonietta Neighbour's curator insight, August 6, 2013 4:10 AM

"In the 21st century, those who are digitally illiterate will no longer simply be consumers of digital technology.  They will be consumed."

 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 6, 2013 10:13 AM

This is an interesting article. We use technology without considering any of the potential consequences. We need mindful practices.

Antonietta Neighbour's comment, September 3, 2013 4:27 PM
Absolutely, Ivon Prefontaine. The image is a powerful message as well!