Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
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Information Literacy Theory - Information Literacy - LibGuides at City University London

Information Literacy Theory - Information Literacy - LibGuides at City University London | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
This guide has a dual purpose. It is a subject guide for those interested in IL as part of studying Library & Information Management. It also outlines why IL is important for staff & students and what support the Library can offer at City Overview of theory for IL practitioners

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Anita Vance's curator insight, April 20, 2014 7:49 AM

Thank you Elizabeth, this a good visual for guiding the development of skillful searching.

Eeva Kurttila-Matero's curator insight, May 3, 2014 11:07 AM
ANCIL: A New Curriculum for Information Literacy.
Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
An exploration of the connections between research, learning theory, practice and the various constructs of literacy.
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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, November 18, 12:18 PM
The article is based on research about what happens chemically in one's brain when children become curious.
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Boys Read Better When There Are More Girls in Class

Boys Read Better When There Are More Girls in Class | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Having more girl classmates may help boys and girls alike boost their reading skills, according to a new study in the Journal of School Effectiveness and School Improvement.

Using data from the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment, a benchmarking test of 15-year-olds in 33 countries, the researchers looked at how school resources and social characteristics affected boys' and girls' reading performance. In each school, the researchers analyzed the concentration of poverty, the percentage of teachers with a college degree, and the proportion of girls to boys. 

On average across countries, students had higher reading scores in low-poverty schools and schools where a majority of teachers had a college degree. But researchers also found girls scored nearly 30 points higher than boys on a 600-point scale, and all students scored better when girls made up at least 60 percent of students in the school:

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Keeping Learning Real, Relevant, and Relatable - Edutopia

Keeping Learning Real, Relevant, and Relatable - Edutopia | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Our students are reading all day long—text messages on their phones, emailed directions about homework, apps from advertisers. They read what interests them and what helps make their world a more real, relevant, and relatable place to live. And we can tap into their interests to embed speaking, listening, reading, and writing in classes to help achieve content objectives.

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Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, November 7, 3:12 AM
Wat is nu een krachtige leeromgeving? Doe de 3xR-test en komt in de buurt. 
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Best Board Games for Nurturing Creativity

Best Board Games for Nurturing Creativity | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Best board games for nurturing creativity in kids: my top picks of games that encourage creative thinking, literacy and storytelling skills in kids.

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The Science Behind the Growing Importance of Collaboration

The Science Behind the Growing Importance of Collaboration | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
“ Plus, ideas for designing spaces that encourage employees to team up in unique ways.”
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 27, 4:16 PM
There are two things that stood out for me. First, we are increasingly specialized in what we have learned. Second is, if we want people to work together, wouldn't it make sense they see this in our schools? How often do K-12 students see teachers teaching together?
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Xander Saide's curator insight, November 1, 10:05 PM
No matter what field you are in, collaboration is key.
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Neuroplasticity: The 10 Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain

Neuroplasticity: The 10 Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Brain plasticity is a two-way street; it is just as easy to generate negative changes as it is positive ones. You have a “use it or lose it” brain. It’s almost as easy to drive changes that impair memory and physical and mental abilities as it is to improve these things. Merzenich says that older people are absolute masters at encouraging plastic brain change in the wrong direction.

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Lisa Marie Blaschke's curator insight, October 29, 3:39 AM
You can go negative or positive in influencing brain neuroplasticity. What road do we as educators and institutions take? Article gives some insights on how to do it right.
Volkmar Langer's curator insight, October 29, 5:39 AM
Learning - always stay tuned - use it or lose it
Jackie Newman's curator insight, October 30, 7:27 PM
Keel Learning!
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Inquiry and the Research Process - Edutopia

Inquiry and the Research Process - Edutopia | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Over the summer, I had a fascinating conversation with a group of educators. After spending several days discussing ways to encourage student inquiry, a technology specialist raised a pointed question: “What if the librarians already have a district-approved research process? Does what we’re doing conflict?” As I pondered her question, I realized a fundamental problem: inquiry and research had somehow morphed into synonyms.

Instead of answering her question, I posed another one: “Can students do research without inquiry, or inquiry without a formal research process?”

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First Person: What 100 ninth graders told me about why they don’t read

First Person: What 100 ninth graders told me about why they don’t read | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
My students’ answers — cell phone addiction, responsibilities at home, a lack of interest — were honest and illuminating. They’re also helping me figure out how to help.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 14, 2:08 PM
I gave students a few minutes each day to read. They chose what they wanted to read and it seemed over time to help. While they read, I read.
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52 Of The Best Quotes About Learning - TeachThought

52 Of The Best Quotes About Learning - TeachThought | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
So then, the quotes. Below we’ve hand-picked 52 of our favorite quotes about learning. (We’ve already got a follow-up article drafted because there are many we like that didn’t make the cut this time.) We tried to choose from a variety of thinkers, from teachers and writers to poets and farmers to philosophers and entrepreneurs to civil rights leaders and, in a few cases, even politicians.

These quotes necessarily reflect a particular view of learning, so in that way this list is editorialized. At TeachThought, we focus on the human/critical thinking/innovation angle, and the quotes we chose mostly reflect that.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 14, 2:17 PM
This is a long and rich list.
Shari Flynt Williamson's curator insight, October 22, 6:33 PM
These would be great to use when creating training for your workplace.  Sometimes we forget that we must learn on the job, too.
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Making media literacy great again

Making media literacy great again | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

A basic understanding of where news comes from is back on the syllabus as students navigate an increasingly bewildering media environment



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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 14, 2:20 PM
With the advent of social media, fake news has proliferated. It is not new, just more noticeable. How do we teach students about it?
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What Quantum Physics Can Tell You About Your Identity

What Quantum Physics Can Tell You About Your Identity | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
The question of identity and free will are intertwined with the history of science of society. Isaac Newton started us on one path of belief in what we are, but deeper science suggests we can be more

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 13, 4:46 PM
For me, this is a fascinating article. I researched how teachers experience becoming teachers in my dissertation. John Caputo, William Doll, David Jardine, etc. refer to chaos theory and complexity science in writing about teaching. I think these fields and how they embrace uncertainty are valuable to explore how identity forms.
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How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens

How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what

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The simple step schools & parents can take to teach their kids persistence and grit

The simple step schools & parents can take to teach their kids persistence and grit | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
“The importance of effort extends beyond our daily decisions about time allocation. Recent studies show that self-control and persistence increase academic outcomes independent of IQ. Even our personal beliefs about effort can affect academic outcomes. Children who think effort leads to achievement outperform those who believe ability is a fixed trait.”
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The Argument for Computational Thinking

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Halloween is packed away, Christmas looms on the horizon, report cards are consuming way too much time…all of which means it is almost one of my favourite weeks of the year: Hour of Code week!

This year Hour of Code officially runs from December 4th to 10th. Last year our teachers and administrators worked really hard to ensure that students in all grades and across all of our schools got a chance to try one or two coding activities during Hour of Code week. I hope we do even better this year and for the next several weeks my blog posts will be dedicated to helping teachers prepare for Hour of Code in their classroom.

However, in any discussion about coding, I think it is important to start off by discussing Computational Thinking. Computational Thinking is the basis for all coding. More importantly, it provides a great base for problem solving in any arena of life, from getting dressed for the snow to building a gingerbread house to completing a school project.

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These Bloom's Analysis Tools are Perfect for Higher-Order Thinking

These Bloom's Analysis Tools are Perfect for Higher-Order Thinking | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Here are 2 useful Bloom's analysis tools from educator Andrew Churches that will help you improve the taxonomic focus in your exams and activities.

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Oskar Almazan's curator insight, November 9, 12:08 AM
Many examinations and activities place emphasis on skills like remembering and understanding. Unfortunately, this leaves little room for incorporating the Bloom’s taxonomic levels of higher order thinking like analysis, evaluation, and creativity. We know from research that teaching our students higher-order thinking skills is one of the most beneficial steps we can take. After all, these are the skills they truly need to succeed beyond school, after all. But do our examinations and activities reflect this need? To help you find out, educator Andrew Churches has devised two very useful Bloom’s analysis tools that are available on his website Edorigami. These two tools specifically analyze the Bloom’s taxonomic levels of activities and assessments. Moreover, they investigate the balance between higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) and lower-order thinking skills (LOTS). In doing so, they help you improve the taxonomic focus of your exams and activities or units. Download each tool by clicking on the image or the link below it.
 
Presenters's curator insight, November 10, 10:17 AM
Muchas veces, el aprendizaje se basa en recordar y comprender. Sin embargo, Bloom añade algunos elementos, como, el análisis, la evaluación y la creación para realmente dominar el concepto.
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8 Essential Digital Literacy Skills That Students Need

8 Essential Digital Literacy Skills That Students Need | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
What was once called typing class is now known as technology class. Gone are the days where computer class was spent playing Oregon Trail and creating word processing documents. The networked world in which students exist demands an education that prepares students to produce and consume information in a variety of formats. These formats range from text to images to multimedia. Students need a broad variety of fluencies to be prepared for the 21st-century workforce. Even jobs traditionally thought of us being technology light now require someone who has basic computer skills. This article describes those digital literacy skills paramount …

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4 Tools to Help Kids Develop Empathy and Cultural Humility

4 Tools to Help Kids Develop Empathy and Cultural Humility | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Common Sense Education has reviews on four tools that can help students gain perspective on people and cultures different from themselves to help cultivate a

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11 Traits That Unleash Innovative Thinking - InformED

11 Traits That Unleash Innovative Thinking - InformED | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
“We do not need to try to create innovative characteristics in the individual, we simply need to show them how to cultivate innovative thought.” What is innovation, and how can it be cultivated? These are two of the questions being raised by researchers at the University of South Florida. In a new issue of Technology... Read More

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Where will STEM education be in 5 years? by JOACHIM HORN

Where will STEM education be in 5 years? by JOACHIM HORN | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
BY JOACHIM HORN

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The Human Brain Builds Structures in 11 Dimensions, Discover Scientists

The Human Brain Builds Structures in 11 Dimensions, Discover Scientists | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Groundbreaking research finds that the human brain creates multi-dimensional neural structures.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 26, 4:03 PM
This research-based article points to the wonderful complexity of the human brain and how it processes information.
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Mind-Body Math: Manipulatives in the Digital Age [Infographic]

Mind-Body Math: Manipulatives in the Digital Age [Infographic] | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Explore what research says about how students can use their bodies to better learn math --and how technology can help.

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This Is How The Way You Read Impacts Your Memory

This Is How The Way You Read Impacts Your Memory | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
As the study cited above mentions, like other digital readers, you probably think you are absorbing the information better than you actually are, and thus move through the book faster.

A simple solution to this is to simply slow down and take more time reading the material, and you might absorb the information just as well as those who naturally take longer to read a paper book.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 13, 4:43 AM

Interesting but still based around 20th century concepts of teaching and information use.

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This 18-Year-Old Makes Innovative Prosthetics From Recycled Plastic | Fast Company

This 18-Year-Old Makes Innovative Prosthetics From Recycled Plastic | Fast Company | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Aaron Westbrook was born with only one hand. Several years ago, while a freshman at New Albany High School in Ohio, he tried out his first prosthetic. It didn’t fit well, and cost about $40,000, a somewhat staggering sum, considering he would eventually outgrow it. “That’s when I realized that there was a really big issue with prosthetics right now,” he says. “They’re too expensive and they’re just plain inefficient.”

So Westbrook, who is now 18, decided to make his own, using the 3D printer in his school’s fab lab. The plastic hand had an elbow-controlled cable system, allowing its fingers to open or close. Generally speaking, though, prosthetics like that are task-specific; if you need a special grip, you might need to design a different kind of limb attachment. That can mean a lot of different prosthetics, and a lot of expensive purchases.

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Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

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New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.

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7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay) -- THE Journal

7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay) -- THE Journal | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
A recent forum brought together industry and academic experts to consider how to get more girls interested in science and engineering and keep them engaged.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, October 5, 1:16 PM

I agree, coupling STEAM with STEM is a smart tactic and being upfront about the diversity issues girls, women and women of color face..