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The 7 Styles Of Learning: Which Works For You? - Edudemic

The 7 Styles Of Learning: Which Works For You? - Edudemic | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
You love to learn. Your students, colleagues, and parents love to learn. But what kind of styles of learning are most effective for each party?

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Academic Libraries and Open Educational Resources: Developing Partnerships | ALA Annual 2016

Academic Libraries and Open Educational Resources: Developing Partnerships | ALA Annual 2016 | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
A number of higher education–focused sessions at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference touched on issues surrounding student retention and completion—and with the costs of tuition, housing, and materials constantly rising, saving students money is a major consideration. When the conversation includes state and community colleges, and a student body that may have less access to financial resources, finding strategies to cut costs becomes more important than ever. Open educational resources (OER)—freely accessible texts and media that faculty can assemble, repurpose, and package under open access agreements for teaching and research—are a rapidly growing option.

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, July 5, 8:06 AM
Attended one of these meetings.  Interesting that in many cases the approach leads to a traditional pdf text. 
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Educational Technology Guy: Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom

Educational Technology Guy: Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

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Making sense of open educational resources | Tony Bates

Making sense of open educational resources | Tony Bates | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, February 18, 2015 5:39 PM

Gives a quick overview of OER

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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

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Download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media

Download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

Today, Edmodo is excited to announce a partnership with Common Sense Media, a national non-profit dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology. As part of our partnership, we have created  a new resource for educators, the “Digital Citizenship Starter Kit,” which includes a series of activities and lessons designed to introduce digital citizenship concepts right in Edmodo. All lessons are based on Common Sense Media’s free K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum.


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Jennifer Futrell's curator insight, September 24, 2014 11:31 AM

Common Sense Media is a fantastic teaching resource. 

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, September 25, 2014 2:18 PM

Great resources for anyone not familiar with being online!!!

Angela Mitchell's curator insight, November 21, 2015 11:18 AM

Commonsense Media ..A really great site!! I have used some of their videos to highlight the importance of online safety...

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16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and tools to help implement OER in just about any course.

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Ann Ewel's curator insight, July 24, 2014 12:14 PM

This looks like a great resource and not only that Elizabeth who scooped it first, also looks like a great resource -- lots of interesting scoops-- one to follow!

Jean Jacoby's curator insight, July 24, 2014 5:58 PM

Really useful - why reinvent the wheel!

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, March 30, 9:16 AM

OER = Open Educational Resources.... materials you can use in your classrooms or your online courses.

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 2014 11:28 AM

Evaluating information is a critical life skill. Without sufficient practice, our students will not internalize this skill, and will not remember it from lesson to lesson. Talk to you librarian today about integrating the process of evaluating information into your research projects and lesson plans today!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 9, 2014 1:18 PM

Interesting article showing what school  librarians teach every day, if they get the chance...

liz deskins's curator insight, April 29, 2014 9:09 AM

Something m ost librarians already do; but good to remind us about it!

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Pause Google: 8 Alternative Search Engines To Find What Google Can’t

Pause Google: 8 Alternative Search Engines To Find What Google Can’t | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
On the information superhighway, we are at the helm of piloting a browser through the lanes and alleys of the web. To be a good driver, you need to be a master at the wheel. Would it be an apt metaphor to describe Google Search as that wheel which steers us from one lode of…

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 1, 2014 9:34 PM

There is so much more to search than Google...off the wall search engines ... an eclectic list! 

Natasha Georgiou's curator insight, September 21, 2014 8:21 AM

Some really interesting search engines here...

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MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution?

MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution? | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
Yesterday I attended a mini conference dedicated to Open Educational Resources (OER). I found it to be quite interesting as there aren’t many events completely dedicated to OER these days. In fact,

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321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy!

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Sirin Karadeniz's curator insight, June 11, 2014 3:30 PM

321 Free Tools for Teachers

Marisol Pamela Hernández Orellana's curator insight, June 14, 2014 9:04 AM

Un interesante listado Que nos permite Navegar citar correctamente según norma APA o aquellas que nos permiten generar nuestras propias infografías!!!! vamos....explore, juegue con ellas e innove!!!

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A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation - Edudemic | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
I’m guilty. And I’m definitely too old to be considered part of the ‘distracted generation’. I didn’t grow up with a device in hand at all times, hopping from shiny thing to shiny thing on the internet. I use tools to help keep me from being distracted online. Distractions are all around with technology, and connecting …

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What Does It Take To Be A Teacher? Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

What Does It Take To Be A Teacher? Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
he What Does It Take To Be A Teacher? Infographic shows that teachers’ realities are growing increasingly complex.

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40 Quotes about Education

40 Quotes about Education | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
Aristotle once said, “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” It means that to be educated does not depend on how many books you | See more about Educational Quotes, Quotes and Quote Posters.

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ernestprats's curator insight, July 1, 2:16 AM
Ahora que se acaba el curso académico, creo que esta imagen nos podría servir com elemento de reflexión a l@s docentes.
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Video for All Live!

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Final version of the full recording of Video for All Live!

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, October 16, 2015 12:25 PM

Webinar recording

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Educational Technology Guy: Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom

Educational Technology Guy: Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

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Online Student Again - Part 3: Social Media Marketing--Now You're Talking My Language!

Online Student Again - Part 3: Social Media Marketing--Now You're Talking My Language! | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
The next module of my online digital mini-MBA in Digital Marketing was about social media marketing. Simply from the name of it, I suspected that I had a better chance with this topic than I had wi...

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Richard Byrne's Free Technology for Teachers: Google Tutorials

Richard Byrne's Free Technology for Teachers: Google Tutorials | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

Google Tutorials

This page contains tutorials for using Google tools. The tutorials that I've created you are welcome to use in your own blog, website, or professional development session. Before using the tutorials created by others, please contact their creators.
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 23, 2014 5:27 PM

Great tutorials just a keyword search away. (Better still, just click and you are there. 

Joann David's curator insight, September 26, 2014 4:20 PM

Always good to bookmark a great resource for technology tutorials. Great tips to explore.

Elizabeth Hartley's curator insight, August 4, 2015 6:56 PM

Great tutorials just a keyword search away. (Better still, just click and you are there. 

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Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes

Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
This time-lapse video has never been more relevant. As the eyes of the world are fixed on events in Ukraine and Crimea, its good to have a little perspective on the ever-changing flux of borders throughout time. Very cool!

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Diane Therrien's curator insight, September 3, 2014 9:48 PM

Great learning tool!

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, September 4, 2014 12:23 AM

Great visual to show students about the 5 themes of Geography

Rosa Saló Sagué's curator insight, September 19, 2014 3:40 AM

History

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Countries & capital cities list

Countries & capital cities list | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
List of countries and their capital cities in English. The shows the country first followed by the city

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Learning Basic English vocabulary and grammar's curator insight, July 13, 2014 9:36 PM

List of countries and their capital cities in English. The list shows the country first followed by the city

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Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 13, 2014 3:16 PM

COOL!

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 14, 2014 3:27 AM

Citation of sources; referencing

Dean Mantz's curator insight, April 14, 2014 10:28 AM

Thanks to reuvenwerber for sharing this post on his Jewish Education Around the World page.  http://www.scoop.it/t/jewish-education-around-the-world/

 

This comes and a perfect time as my TnC356 preservice students from Sterling College are creating PSA videos and digital storytelling projects. 

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Some Web 2.0 classroom tools every teacher and learner should know about

Some Web 2.0 classroom tools every teacher and learner should know about | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
The term is audacious: Web 2.0. It assumes a certain interpretation of Web history, including enough progress in certain directions to trigger a succession. What forms of the Web have developed and become accepted enough that we can conceive of a transition to new ones? Many people—including, or perhaps especially, supporters—critique the “Web 2.0” moniker…

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Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know

Librarians on the Fly: 50 Tech Tools every Teacher-Librarian Should Know | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it

Are you looking for some web tools to investigate this summer?  Take a look at the 50 tech tools listed below to get started. If you click on the button, it will take you to the website or app.  If there is a picture, you can click there to get an example of what some of the tools do.


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Anita Vance's curator insight, June 23, 2014 1:49 PM

Adding to your toolbox!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, July 14, 2014 9:06 AM

Good list.

WhenLibrariansAttack's curator insight, September 6, 2014 11:12 PM

Here's my "to-do" list:

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Napster the Disrupter | Apple the Simplifier

Napster the Disrupter | Apple the Simplifier | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
On its 15th anniversary, we look back on the worst aspects of Napster.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, June 1, 2014 2:36 PM

While the post is about the things that people put up with Napster, it was Apple that made it better, so when reading this see what Apple actually did to make your music listening experience better  - Important to note that it is those that make things easier and simpler to use win, not the 1st guy to get out there - hence the necessity to constantly improve one's products and services

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6 Myths of the Flipped Classroom

6 Myths of the Flipped Classroom | Us History & Current World problems | Scoop.it
6 Myths of the Flipped Classroom | Technology and Learning @insidehighered |

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