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10 Fantastic Educational Podcasts

10 Fantastic Educational Podcasts | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it

This brilliant series of educational podcasts takes 100 objects from the British museum and shapes a single episode around each one, using it as a historical landmark from which to relate the history of the world.


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Katherine Page Burdick's comment, December 18, 2012 10:05 PM
I find this very creative and intriguing.
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 9, 2013 6:47 PM

Podcasts are a great way of learning from experts and enthusiasts in your own time.

Book Week 2016
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Welcome to Open Library

Welcome to Open Library | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it

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Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, July 23, 2014 12:31 PM

un millón de eBooks !

Patricia Daniels's curator insight, July 24, 2014 7:05 AM

Plenty of reading material here in the form of diverse genres and subjects. Books can be read online, downloaded in several formats and even borrowed for a couple of weeks. 

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Adelaide Writers' Week 2017 offers politically charged line-up

Adelaide Writers' Week 2017 offers politically charged line-up | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
The 2017 Adelaide Writers' Week full program has been released and it is set to be more controversial than usual, with topics like the refugee crisis, war, feminism and cultural identity featuring heavily.
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Readers Share the First Book They Read on Their Own

Readers Share the First Book They Read on Their Own | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
We recently asked our fellow readers: What's the first book you remember reading all by yourself?More than 1,800 of you shared those memories with u
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Academic Book Week 2017 at LSE Library

Academic Book Week 2017 at LSE Library | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
23-28 January 2017 is Academic Book Week, celebrating the value, variety and transformations of the academic book. To mark the occasion, Lucy Lambe outlines how LSE Library is celebrating the week …
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Online Tools and Resources That Support Academic Honesty

Online Tools and Resources That Support Academic Honesty | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Students have invented lots of ways to cheat and, with the growing use of technology in education, new cheating options appear on a regular basis.

Although it seems an overwhelming problem to address, there’s no need to despair. Do your due diligence–stop violations and cultivate honesty among students by also finding technology that works for you.

Check out the list of 10 edtech tools below that can help promote academic honesty while fitting nicely into daily routines and improving the quality of your educational efforts.

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Online Integrity & Ethics.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 21, 2016 1:45 PM
Some great resources listed here. I would argue, though, the best way to combat cheating is create engaging assessments that students want to do and learn from. 
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, October 12, 2016 6:08 PM

1. RefWorks

 

2. Unplag

 

3. Respondus LockDown Browser

 

4. Respondus Monitor

 

5. ProctorU

 

6. Mendeley

 

7. Purdue OWL

 

8. Google Scholar

 

9. Poll Everywhere

 

10. Self Control

Gina Bruce's curator insight, February 6, 8:42 PM

1. RefWorks

 

2. Unplag

 

3. Respondus LockDown Browser

 

4. Respondus Monitor

 

5. ProctorU

 

6. Mendeley

 

7. Purdue OWL

 

8. Google Scholar

 

9. Poll Everywhere

 

10. Self Control

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The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom | Edudemic

The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom | Edudemic | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Educational technology has its pluses and minuses. It’s up to teachers, administrators, and district personnel to decide whether the good outweighs the bad.
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The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World

The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change!
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This Visualization of the Brain’s Word Map Is Really Addicting—Here’s Why

This Visualization of the Brain’s Word Map Is Really Addicting—Here’s Why | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Last week, Nature, the world’s most prestigious science journal, published a beautiful picture of a brain on its cover. The computer-generated image,
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Banning and unbanning phones in schools

Banning and unbanning phones in schools | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
forbidden ... or encouraged? When planning for new initiatives that will introduce and/or utilize information and communications technologies (ICTs) in some way, a simple general rule of thumb is worth considering: The best technology is often the...
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Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time (EdSurge News)

Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time (EdSurge News) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Many educators are playing the student engagement game. They wonder, “How can I get my students excited to learn? How can I ensure they will not get distracted easily?
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Don’t do it! 5 ways to upgrade your passwords this #PasswordDay

Don’t do it! 5 ways to upgrade your passwords this #PasswordDay | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Password Day is a day for "taking our passwords to the next level" - here are five traditions the crooks really don't want us to start.
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Weeding the Worst Library Books - The New Yorker

Weeding the Worst Library Books - The New Yorker | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Daniel A. Gross on the librarians behind the blog Awful Library Books, which calls attention to old texts of questionable value.
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Simple Book Week ideas (from Australian authors)

Simple Book Week ideas (from Australian authors) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Tips for parents from 6 Australian authors on how to be their characters for Book Week.
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Creating a Culture of Belonging: Invitations and Growth

Creating a Culture of Belonging: Invitations and Growth | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Charles Vogl's new book "The Art of Community: 7 Principles for Belonging" is a great read and resource for those of us interested in growing community.
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The 4 biggest (and newest) Apple education resources now available - Daily Genius

The 4 biggest (and newest) Apple education resources now available - Daily Genius | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
This is part one of a five part series addressing what teachers should know about iOS 9.3. Stay tuned for more in this series! For the last several years, Apple’s iPad has become the ultimate creation tool in the classroom. However, it has continued to frustrate teachers and administrators alike in its setup and deployment …

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16 Best Alternatives to Google Wave (Best Online Collaboration Tools)

16 Best Alternatives to Google Wave (Best Online Collaboration Tools) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some best online collaboration tools like Google Wave, then in this article you will find all the best names.

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Book Week | Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network

Book Week | Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Download important resources from the Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network.
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Three Brain Teasers to Spur Logical Thinking and Collaboration

Three Brain Teasers to Spur Logical Thinking and Collaboration | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Help students develop their inductive reasoning skills with three fun and visual riddles.
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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews five movie-making apps for iOS devices and Android tablets, highlighting their no-to-low cost, ease of use, and the wide range of professional-looking products that students can create.
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10+ Tips for Using Brain Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom (EdSurge News)

10+ Tips for Using Brain Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom (EdSurge News) | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” - Ann Landers

As adults, we make choices daily.
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How to manage Today view widgets on iPhone and iPad

How to manage Today view widgets on iPhone and iPad | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Apple's easy to pull down repository for all your alerts, includes a Today view that gives you day and date, next appointment, next destination, calendar list, reminders, stocks, an tomorrow's highlight all at a quick glance.
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Sticky Fingers – Library Makerspace Beginnings

Sticky Fingers – Library Makerspace Beginnings | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Definitions of a Makerspace "A makerspace is a place where students can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials." - Diana Rendina.
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