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BigData in Human Resources: Talent Analytics Comes of Age - Forbes

BigData in Human Resources: Talent Analytics Comes of Age - Forbes | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Gartner expects the market for BigData and analytics to generate $3.7 Trillion in products and services and generate 4.4 million new jobs by 2015.

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The future is all in the Data.

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gillkelley's curator insight, February 19, 2013 2:53 AM

Great article from Forbes about ways in which data will inform HR and so talent management in the future.  The example he uses is 'sales'

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Uk's first YA book convention is a hit - Telegraph

Uk's first YA book convention is a hit - Telegraph | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
The first UK young adult fiction convention (YALC), hosted by Malorie Blackman, is buzzing with ideas and enthusiasm
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The new (visual) culture: how to produce quality in a world of quantity

The new (visual) culture: how to produce quality in a world of quantity | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Media publishers such as Buzzfeed and Upworthy are reshaping the content marketing industry. Here's how brands can compete
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Children's and young adult storytellers must consider every aspect of the new visual culture and write accordingly.

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The Psychology of Stories: The Storytelling Formula Our Brains Crave

The Psychology of Stories: The Storytelling Formula Our Brains Crave | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

Learn why our brains go nuts for a good yarn -- and how you can recreate it.


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Why we are 'wired' for stories.

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Mervi Rauhala's curator insight, June 2, 6:49 AM

This is rather long article but worth reading especially for marketing and communications people. Contains links to primary sources which is always a plus.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Storytelling

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Storytelling | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Brand storytelling is big - and getting bigger. As we're all geeky about the content, stories and ideas that brands publish we thought we'd take a look at the

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Storytelling - how we all come at the world.
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Nacho Vega's curator insight, July 3, 5:37 PM

Keep it short!

Edgar Mata's curator insight, July 5, 1:37 PM

Cuenta cuentos

Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, July 6, 12:16 AM

Great Infographic about the affects of Storytelling on the Brain .

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The Evolution Of Storytelling In Video Games

The Evolution Of Storytelling In Video Games | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

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Gaming is improving in storytelling!

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 7, 12:51 PM


Will Westwater:  "Advanced technology continues to bring newer and more effective techniques to a player’s gaming experience. However, even in the industry’s early days developers were finding ways to tell compelling stories through video games."

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How Games Lead Kids to the Good Stuff: Understanding Context

How Games Lead Kids to the Good Stuff: Understanding Context | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
With game-based learning students learn how to solve the problems in context. They understand how the equations they are solving fit into the world. The question, “Why do I need to know this?” is...
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Children learning through multiple platforms.

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Karen B Wehner's curator insight, May 1, 2:25 PM

 The importance of context: how game-based learning becomes an engine for "interdisciplinary learning through contextualized critical thinking and problem solving," rather than just another practice and drilling tool.

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New kids social network Viddiverse goes live

New kids social network Viddiverse goes live | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
New York-based Viddiverse, a brand new COPPA-compliant social network targeting tweens, officially premieres today featuring a raft of video from kids content partners including Nelvana Enterprises and Zodiak Kids.
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Kids Digital Media takes off!

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Engaging with Ebooks Can Aid Children’s Literacy, Study Finds - The Digital Shift

Engaging with Ebooks Can Aid Children’s Literacy, Study Finds - The Digital Shift | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
As younger and younger children recognize and use electronic devices as sources of information and entertainment, what is the impact on their literacy skills? Largely a positive one, according to a study in the January edition of SAGE Open.

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Young readers are already Digital Only ...

 

… And thriving.

 

Accept it!

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Thinking beyond screens

When Latitude released their ”Future of Storytelling II” research report last year, some things stood out as pretty exceptional to me. One of them was that of all the people they’d talked to – most...

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For those interested in the future of Storytelling for Young Adults you may want to have a look  at:

 

http://www.slideshare.net/jenimawter/the-future-of-story-telling-transmedia-toe-dipping-2013

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, April 26, 4:58 AM

Some thoughts on storytelling beyond screens, while yet geared toward a mass audience. A couple of examples included.

Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, April 26, 8:19 PM

The psychological experience of story doesn't recognize artificial boundaries.  Simon Staffans' remarks underscore the fading distinction between 'online' and 'offline' in terms of how we experience life.  

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For those interested in the future of storytelling for Young Adults have a look at: http://www.slideshare.net/jenimawter/the-future-of-story-telling-transmedia-toe-dipping-2013
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WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS CAMPAIGN

WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS CAMPAIGN | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Recently, there’s been a groundswell of discontent over the lack of diversity in children’s literature. The issue is being picked up by news outlets like these two pieces in the NYT, CNN, EW, and many...

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Have been pushing this barrow for years!

 

Australian #YA #transmedia author of Kiss Kill http://t.co/h3XUTe5t ;

 

 Sixteen year old Mat blogs about life, love and girl problems.


How does Mat man up?

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Karen B Wehner's curator insight, April 27, 11:41 AM

I'll be there May 1st. You? 

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SmackFiction: Building an App for Mobile YA Book Discovery : Publishing Perspectives

SmackFiction: Building an App for Mobile YA Book Discovery : Publishing Perspectives | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Lisa Buchan of SmackFiction explains the process of building and piloting a new app for Young Adult and New Adult book discovery in New Zealand and Australia.
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What a fantastic idea for Australian and New Zealand YA story creators. Congratulations Lisa Buchan!

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Book App Academy |

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Attention children's writers and illustrators:

 

Karen Robertson from Book App Academy is offering her course on sale!

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Want to Write for Video Games? 7 Top Tips : Publishing Perspectives

Want to Write for Video Games? 7 Top Tips : Publishing Perspectives | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Many writers would like to try their hand at writing for the video games. Here are a few top tips on how to get started.
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Mark Piesing shares these tips that may be of interest to children and young adult writers.

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What is a UX Librarian anyway?

What is a UX Librarian anyway? | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Georgina Cronin's role as a UX Librarian is as unique as the place she works.
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The research focus on User Experience will influence libraries of the future.

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A Look into the World of Transmedia Storytelling and Alternate Reality Games

A Look into the World of Transmedia Storytelling and Alternate Reality Games | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
In a search for similarity, one particular aspect of the human psyche stands out. This is our underlying desire for beauty, which differs from person to person. Regardless, we are all compelled to....
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Why Transmedia story telling is such a big deal for Young Adults.

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How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling

How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

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Tablets are in the hands of every child and young adult across much of the planet. Children's and young adult storytellers take not.

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, June 27, 2:58 AM

Good stories are like springboards that set off the reader’s imagination into a realm of co-creation, where the the story evokes personal tales from the reader. These intertwine and lead to richer, memorable story experiences. 

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, June 30, 1:58 AM

Because one way or another... they are. Sooo, let's see how.

Karen E Smith's curator insight, July 2, 3:46 PM

First drafts from now on are done on my iPad. This is a personal shift.

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The Science of Storytelling [Infographic] - SocialTimes

The Science of Storytelling [Infographic] - SocialTimes | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Brands use social for storytelling 88 percent of the time.

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Science and story are an obvious alliance.

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Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story

Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Storyboarding as we know it may have been pioneered by filmmakers and animators, but we can use many of the same concepts in the development of other forms of storytelling including keynote presentations or short-form presentations such as those made...

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Lost? Storyboarding can help you find the essence of you children's or young adult story.

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Urban Book Editor's curator insight, May 10, 8:47 AM

We can also use storyboarding to work out scenes in novels. If outlines feel too limiting, try storyboards instead.

Samantha Melvin's curator insight, May 11, 6:14 PM

Great resource for CEDFA, this demonstrates the importance of planning "slides" in order to communicate our ideas effectively--teaching this to students is important, as they can learn to be efficient at getting their ideas out in the world #ufglobal #arted #communication #storyboarding 

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How the iPad affects young children, and what we can do about it: Lisa Guernsey at TEDxMidAtlantic - YouTube

Lisa Guernsey is Director of the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative. Ms. Guernsey focuses on elevating dialogue about early childhood educat...

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For those interested in storytelling for children this is fascinating.

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Terry Doherty's curator insight, May 7, 3:01 PM

"This screen, it has some real power over us. It's got a real hold on us." Fascinating and very worthwhile for educators & parents alike."  Lisa Guernsey 

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Scholastic Launches Children’s Ebook Subscription Service in Schools | Digital Book World

Scholastic Launches Children’s Ebook Subscription Service in Schools | Digital Book World | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
 [Press Release] Scholastic Launches New Subscription-Based Digital Reading Programs for Schools Storia® School Edition Offers 2,000 Fiction, Nonfiction
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Innovation by Scholastic!

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TransmediaKids.com: Multi Platform Storytelling : Ebooks & Kids: Notes From #LaunchKids & Digital Book World 2014

TransmediaKids.com: Multi Platform Storytelling : Ebooks & Kids: Notes From #LaunchKids & Digital Book World 2014 | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

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Very interesting trends. Thanks Cynthia!

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January-March 2014 Children’s iPad App Reviews at The Book Chook

January-March 2014 Children’s iPad App Reviews at The Book Chook | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

http://www.thebookchook.com/2014/04/january-march-2014-childrens-ipad-app.html

 


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Thanks Book Chook for keeping us up-to-date on Children's Apps!

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BookChook's curator insight, April 8, 8:27 PM

Review of iPad apps for kids at The Book Chook during January, February, March.

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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s Shift Toward Digital : Publishing Perspectives

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s Shift Toward Digital : Publishing Perspectives | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children's Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.

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Fantastic to see Bologna embrace the digital children's and Young Adult story!

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What Are Ebook Readers Reading? Current Market Trends for Authors, Agents and Publishers - Live Webcast | Digital Book World Store

What Are Ebook Readers Reading? Current Market Trends for Authors, Agents and Publishers - Live Webcast | Digital Book World Store | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
What Are Ebook Readers Reading? Current Market Trends for Authors, Agents and Publishers - Webcast
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Fascinating ebook Webinar giving insights for children's and young adult story creators.

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Q and A With Newbery Winner Kirby Larson: Print or Ebook, Tell The Best Story You Can | Digital Book World

Q and A With Newbery Winner Kirby Larson: Print or Ebook, Tell The Best Story You Can | Digital Book World | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it
Award-winning children’s author Kirby Larson shares her views on writing, marketing, and digital books.
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