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What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like?

What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like? | Going Digital | Scoop.it
A school library blossoms from a quiet reading and research space to a full-scale "Learning Commons."

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Some great ideas here to create a maker space

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6 Powerful Tools Teachers And Students Should Try Out - Edudemic

6 Powerful Tools Teachers And Students Should Try Out - Edudemic | Going Digital | Scoop.it
There are loads of powerful tools and apps out there worth trying. Here are some of the absolute best.
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$60 billion dollar market for educational technology

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6 Myths of Education Technology

6 Myths of Education Technology | Going Digital | Scoop.it
  I firmly believe that if we are to make progress then we have to question current assumptions, beliefs and practices. This is true of ICT or educational technology just as much as in other a...
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The Adventures of Library Girl: Voices From The Trenches: The Teacher Librarian's Role in 1:1/BYOD Environments

The Adventures of Library Girl: Voices From The Trenches: The Teacher Librarian's Role in 1:1/BYOD Environments | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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survey analysis 1:1, link to survey

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The Future of E-Ducation: The Impact of Technology and Analytics on the Education Industry

This groundbreaking EdTech study examines the way that modern technology is bringing remarkable innovation into the educational sector; a field which has historically remained fairly fixed and traditional for centuries. The report analyses the degree to which education is being made into a universally accessible, innovative, personalized, and adaptive experience, and finds that the these changes will be pivotal for achieving the United Nations’ goal of universal education by 2015.
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Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images

Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images | Going Digital | Scoop.it
We are delighted to announce that over 100,000 high resolution images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements are no

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resource for images

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June Chandler's curator insight, January 27, 2014 8:15 PM

Wellcome Library visual images made free

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 13, 2014 7:47 PM

These are great resources to use in your 21st century learning environment!

Rosa Delia Acosta's curator insight, February 13, 2014 9:31 PM

Great, I just want to learn and use these interesting tools in my classes.

JordiMarínba's curator insight, February 14, 2014 6:27 PM

Essential tools to build a creative PLE

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Workshops [SIGCSE 2014]

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Main computer science conference. Check for tweets.

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Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos

Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Last week, I read an interesting blog post by Shelley Blake-Plock titled "The Problem with TED ed." It got me thinking about the flipped classroom model and how it is being defined. As a blended learning enthusiast, I have played with the flipped classroom model, seen presentations by inspiring
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Visioning for desired awesomeness [ACTIVITY] | Dangerously Irrelevant

Visioning for desired awesomeness [ACTIVITY] | Dangerously Irrelevant | Going Digital | Scoop.it
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Scott McLeod: process for visioning 1:1

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Survey Results.pdf - Google Drive

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Survey results BYOD/1:1 Doug Johnson

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Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services

Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services | Going Digital | Scoop.it
Tech-savvy younger Americans are more likely than older adults to have read printed books in the past year, are more likely to appreciate reading in libraries, and are just as strong supporters of traditional library services as older adults, a new national report from the Pew Research Center shows. And, according to the survey of Americans ages 16–29, a majority of young adults say it is “very important” for libraries to have librarians and books for borrowing.
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Electronic textbooks influence pedagogy – University Gazette

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Librarypedia: The Future of Libraries and Wikipedia - The Digital Shift

Librarypedia: The Future of Libraries and Wikipedia - The Digital Shift | Going Digital | Scoop.it
The Wikipedia Library is an open research hub started in 2010 when Credo Reference donated 500 free research accounts to Wikipedia's most active editors. Partnerships with HighBeam, Questia, JSTOR, and the Cochrane Library followed.

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Elizabeth Dill's curator insight, January 28, 2014 1:05 PM

"Wikipedia Visiting Scholars is a pilot program to help active, engaged Wikipedia editors partner with an established university library to gain access to its research resources.

This winter, the first pilot of the Visiting Scholars program will run at George Mason University’s Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, led by led by digital humanities guru Amanda French, and at the University of California at Riverside."