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James Herbert

McGraw-Hill formally launches ebook library for libraries - 37 views

  • Responding to librarians’ and patrons’ evolving digital information needs, McGraw-Hill has taken the revolutionary step of providing unlimited concurrent usage to the digital library so patrons can access high-quality curated content from world-renowned authorities.
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      Really? Have librarians really cried out about their "evolving digital information needs" in such a way that they demand responding to?
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    Responding to librarians' and patrons' evolving digital information needs, McGraw-Hill has taken the revolutionary step of providing unlimited concurrent usage to the digital library so patrons can access high-quality curated content from world-renowned authorities.
Maggie Verster

A visual reader of text- Amazing!!! - 62 views

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    "A TextArc is a visual represention of a text-the entire text (twice!) on a single page. A funny combination of an index, concordance, and summary; it uses the viewer's eye to help uncover meaning."
Maggie Verster

TeachLibrary - home - 16 views

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    This space is for teacher-librarians to share their lesson plans and otherwise collaborate with each other
Maggie Verster

Revolutionizing Education: What We're Learning from Technology-Transformed Schools - 24 views

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    "In this eBook, Project RED - a national research and advocacy effort - shares preliminary results from a survey of technology-rich schools and takes a look at what past research and current observation tells us about the keys to successful technology implementation. What do we know about curriculum reform or the leadership, funding and legislation changes that will allow technology to transform learning and schools, just as it has transformed homes and offices in almost every other segment of our society? "
Maggie Verster

Study: Children Who Blog Or Use Facebook Have Higher Literacy Levels - 22 views

  • The digital age often gets a bad press but the findings of this report demonstrate that social networking sites and blogs are linked to young people’s more positive attitudes to writing
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    "A research by The National Literacy Trust on 3,001 children from England and Scotland showed that schoolchildren who blog or own social networking profiles on Facebook have higher literacy levels and greater confidence in writing."
Maggie Verster

Ebook: Open Schooling in the 21st Century (COL) - 23 views

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    The expansion of secondary education is now the world's most pressing educational challenge. This carefully prepared and thoroughly researched book should inspire policy-makers and educational planners to explore how open schooling can expand secondary education cost-effectively in their jurisdictions.
Maggie Verster

Should laptops replace textbooks? A poll- go vote! - 9 views

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    "The age of the textbook may be bowing out -- or it may not" So far laptops are winning.... Some interesting comments on the topic as well. Go vote!
Maggie Verster

Social Media in Learning examples - 19 views

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    I agree with this list 100 %
Maggie Verster

State of the Internet 2009: Pew Internet Project Findings and Implications for Librarie... - 12 views

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    "Nearly ten years' worth of research conducted by The Pew Internet & American Life Project examines the growing role of technology in our lives, our changing expectations about how to find and use information, and the impact these changes will have on libraries and other institutions in the future."
Maggie Verster

Search sites for learners (a customized learner friendly google search engine) - 10 views

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    I have created this search engine to see how it works and in order for me to create my learning object where you can learn how to create your own search engine which you can download from here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/20796551/A-guide-for-teachers-on-how-to-create-a-customized-search-engine
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    I have created this search engine to see how it works and in order for me to create my learning object where you can learn how to create your own search engine which you cna download from here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/20796551/A-guide-for-teachers-on-how-to-create-a-customized-search-engine
Maggie Verster

Fair Use for Media Literacy Education - 6 views

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    The Center for Social Media is proud to announce the upcoming release of the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education
Maggie Verster

How Catch a Plagiarist Online - 0 views

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    Just as students can use technology to cheat educators have to know how to use technology to catch them
Maggie Verster

Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus - 0 views

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    An online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words that you explore using an interactive map.
Maggie Verster

Inside Google Books: Bringing the power of Creative Commons to Google Books - 0 views

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    Today, we're launching an initiative to help authors and publishers discover new audiences for books they've made available for free under Creative Commons (CC) licenses. Rightsholders who want to distribute their CC-licensed books more widely can choose to allow readers around the world to download, use, and share their work via Google Books.
Maggie Verster

RSC-Northwest e-Book Library - 0 views

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    This library has great resource books and tutorials on anything from authoring of web based tests, to using audacity, to basic numeracy....a really fab selection of visually stimulating book like interfaces. You can download it as exe files (some gave me hassles and showed up as trojans but was fine or you can download the actual reader to view it with
Maggie Verster

Awesome Library - 0 views

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    Awesome Library organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education. You can search according to different relevant catagories or as a teacher, parent, kid....
Maggie Verster

Learning 2.0 eBook - Free - 0 views

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    A free eBook about Learning 2.0 - the blending of traditional learning approaches with the new tools of the social Web (blogs, wikis, social networks, etc.). It intended as a general introduction to how approaches to learning have evolved over time and what impact the new technologies dubbed "Web 2.0" are having. I have been told by many who have read it that it has also been a great tool for helping to educate others in their organization.
Maggie Verster

Teaching Copyright - 1 views

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    As today's tech-savvy teens become increasingly involved with technology and the Internet for learning, work, civic engagement, and entertainment, it is vital to ensure that they understand their legal rights and responsibilities under copyright law and also how the law affects creativity and innovation.
Maggie Verster

Libraries and Social Networks - 0 views

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    A great slideshow with stats on internet use and digital literacy trends
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