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Digital Literacy in the Primary Classroom

Digital Literacy in the Primary Classroom | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

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12 Reasons To Teach Searching Techniques With Google Advanced Search… Even Before Using The Basic Search

12 Reasons To Teach Searching Techniques With Google Advanced Search… Even Before Using The Basic Search | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
I often present on the importance of Digital Immigrants (most teachers) facilitating Digital Natives (most k12 students) in the use of digital technology. You see, I believe that while today’s digital natives have a affinity for using digital tools… they often do not have the life experiences to utilize these tools to their greatest potential. One example I would like to present to you today is the use of Google as a search engine.

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Digital Literacy->Common Core

Digital Literacy->Common Core | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
As we enter the second half of the 2011-12 school year, many are gearing up for implementing (or at least planning to implement) the Common Core State Standards.
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Julie Andrews chats about her children's book during a visit to Seattle

Julie Andrews chats about her children's book during a visit to Seattle | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
SEATTLE - No, there wasn't an animated bird perched on her shoulder, or a chorus of nuns singing "Climb Every Mountain" behind her.
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Traditional Literacy and Digital Literacy | A Fullness in Brevity ...

Traditional Literacy and Digital Literacy | A Fullness in Brevity ... | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
In the Australian education system there is a push towards the basics of 'traditional literacy' in the form of the NAPLAN (National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy). This is a nation-wide assessment program for ...
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Google launches Search Education site for teachers, covering lesson plans and classroom activities | 21st Century Information Fluency

Google launches Search Education site for teachers, covering lesson plans and classroom activities | 21st Century Information Fluency | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Google has announced a new search education tool aimed at helping teachers pass on the necessary skills to young learners researching online. Google Search Education has been providing ...

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Digital Literacy Update: PBL Resouces | TechHawks.org

New blog posting, Digital Literacy Update: PBL Resouces - http://t.co/ublAnfhm...
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20 minutes with Stephen - a conversation with Professor Stephen Heppell, Part 2 | Social Media in Education, a new approach

20 minutes with Stephen - a conversation with Professor Stephen Heppell, Part 2 | Social Media in Education, a new approach | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
We talk to Professor Stephen Heppell about social media in teaching and learning. On social media in education • What are some examples of the effective use ...
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The Digital Connection

The Digital Connection | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
The Digital Connection provides resources and activities to support literacy differentiation in the middle years (The Digital Connection - Teacher Librarian Literacy Resources http://t.co/002iHwFK.)...
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How to Download e-books from the Public Library on the iPad | PadGadget

How to Download e-books from the Public Library on the iPad | PadGadget | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Have you checked out a book from your public library and read it on your iPad yet? You didn’t know you could do that?

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City Lays Out Digital Rules For Teachers - Wall Street Journal

City Lays Out Digital Rules For Teachers - Wall Street Journal | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
City Lays Out Digital Rules For TeachersWall Street JournalThe Department of Education also is considering asking parents to sign consent forms before children participate in social-media activities and before their children's work or pictures...
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ICT in Education Conference 2012 - Learning Spaces

ICT in Education Conference 2012 - Learning Spaces | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
If learning is to be constant, Space, Time, Technology, Pedagogy, Curriculum must be the Variables   The eighth ICT in Education Conference will be hosted by LIT Tipperary on Saturday 19th of May 2012.The theme of this year's event is Learning...
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School library has every trick in book - Illawarra Mercury

School library has every trick in book - Illawarra Mercury | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
School library has every trick in bookIllawarra MercuryThe days of being shooshed in the library are well and truly over at The Illawarra Grammar School.
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Steve Hargadon: Archive interview- School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

Steve Hargadon: Archive interview- School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Interactive Future of Education conversation with Buffy Hamilton and Kristin Fontichiaro, editors of School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come. Their crowdsourced eBook, which is available for free download, is a collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors.


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Search Education – Google

Search Education – Google | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for academic sources will help your students become critical thinkers and independent learners.


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Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices (The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education) | Modems and Routers

Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices (The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education) | Modems and Routers | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
#Social #Media for #Educators: #Strategies and #Best #Practices (The Jossey… http://t.co/286V95Pv #modem #router...
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Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library | The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adu...

Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library | The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adu... | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
The Learning Commons integrates the new and the old in a seamless physical and virtual space in which all formats...
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Five Things You Need To Know About Today: April 2 - Patch.com

Five Things You Need To Know About Today: April 2 - Patch.com | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Five Things You Need To Know About Today: April 2Patch.comThe Charles River School welcomes renowned education expert and author Tony Wagner who will present a lecture: "Innovation and 21st Century Skills: Educating Young People Who Will Change the...


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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 35 Social Networking Programs Other Than Facebook and Twitter

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 35 Social Networking Programs Other Than Facebook and Twitter | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
RT @ReinhildeVdA: A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 35 Social Networking Programs Other Than Facebook and Twitter: http://t.co/OxSLNApE...

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Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education – The space between ...

Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education – The space between ... | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education – The space between @ & www. May 2, 2012 huguesrey Leave a comment Go to comments. Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education – The space between @ & www.
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It Takes Two: SLJ’s first public library spending survey uncovers an opportunity for tighter collaboration between school and public librarians | Publishing iPad Book Apps for Kids

It Takes Two: SLJ’s first public library spending survey uncovers an opportunity for tighter collaboration between school and public librarians | Publishing iPad Book Apps for Kids | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
Numbers can be telling, and the story here presents a stark reality that signals an ideal opportunity to foster a stronger relationship between public and school libraries in ways that better support how kids learn and grow.
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“Librarians routinely collaborate with classroom...

“Librarians routinely collaborate with classroom... | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
“Librarians routinely collaborate with classroom faculty to integrate information literacy assessment into course assignments.
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Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age | School Library Advocacy

Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age | School Library Advocacy | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
School libraries today feel increasing pressure to reinvent themselves in the face of increasing financial pressures, new media technologies, and a progressively media-savvy population.
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The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative | "ICT School Leadership"

The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative | "ICT School Leadership" | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
As we push forward with the digital transformation of education, it's worth taking a look at just how greatly technology can impact teaching and learning in this country.
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EdShelf: A Must See for Educators

EdShelf: A Must See for Educators | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

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