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E-Book Antitrust Case Against Apple to Begin

E-Book Antitrust Case Against Apple to Begin | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
The Justice Department’s lawsuit that accuses Apple of colluding with publishers to raise e-book prices will begin in United States District Court. (E-Book Antitrust Trial of Apple Is Set to Begin - New York Times: Times of IndiaE-Book Antitrust T...
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Practice and Pilot Tests | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Practice and Pilot Tests | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
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Common Core Online Practice and Pilot Tests

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Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
Many educators are explicitly teaching such skills as how to evaluate a website's credibility, how to use precise keywords, and how to better mine search engines.
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College Readiness: Librarians Can Help the Transition | On Common Core | School Library Journal

College Readiness: Librarians Can Help the Transition | On Common Core | School Library Journal | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
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24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids in Reading & Writing « Imagination Soup | Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids

24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids in Reading & Writing « Imagination Soup | Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
As I started a go-to list of the best educational iPad apps for kids, the list got so long, I split up my posts into categories.
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How Science & Social Studies Teachers Are Transitioning To The Common Core

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How Science & Social Studies Teachers Are Transitioning To The Common Core StateImpact Indiana But it's unlikely the nonfiction requirement will go away because state law dictates whatever standards Indiana ends up with be modeled after the Common...


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ratzelster's curator insight, June 1, 2013 8:33 AM

Included in this article is an interesting story of how one HS ELA teacher modified (just a little) her literature unit to incorporate more nonfiction.  The result?  A much improved unit in her assessment.

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5 Steps Needed To Master The Common Core (Infographic)

5 Steps Needed To Master The Common Core (Infographic) | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it

Steps to mastering the Common Core presented in an infographic that provides a lighter viewpoint. The gist of what we need to know:

* Learn – Knowing the path in front of you is half the journey

* Reflect – Ninjas continually focus on their strengths as well as opportunities for improvement

* Leap – Immerse yourself in the CCSS by integrating the language of the standards into your classroom

* Collaborate – Ninjas never attack a problem alone, and neither should you

* Execute – Use your new educational arsenal to fulfill your destiny as a Core Ninja.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, May 27, 2013 9:54 PM

Check out the five degrees to becoming anexpert on the Common Core in this infographic!

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How PBS LearningMedia Can Strengthen Students' Media Literacy for Common Core | Edspace

How PBS LearningMedia Can Strengthen Students' Media Literacy for Common Core | Edspace | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
PBS LearningMedia, a free destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital public media resources including videos, games, au
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
I am conducting a series of workshops in Florida and was asked to share a rubric to help teachers ...
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Science Apps - Science NetLinks

Science Apps - Science NetLinks | Middle School Libraries | Scoop.it
Science NetLinks reviews STEM-related apps for both the iPad and the Android.
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