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Dean Mantz

The Inquiry Process, Step By Step | MindShift - 23 views

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Dean Mantz

instaGrok | A new way to learn - 10 views

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    Very interesting and resource rich visual search engine. It will even filter searches. 
Dean Mantz

Texting in the Classroom: Not Just a Distraction | Edutopia - 10 views

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    Interesting research of how texting is used and impacts a variety of age groups.
Steve Buser

Ten Steps to Better Web Research - 29 views

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    Great source for teaching students about research and the web.
Jennifer Dorman

Google - In Quotes - 17 views

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    Search and compare quotes from political figures found in stories on Google News from the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.
Dean Mantz

10 Ways to Use Google Books for Lifelong Learning and Research - 26 views

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    This article provides insight as well as steps to use a variety of functions within Google to find the books/magazines meeting your needs.
Jennifer Dorman

Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds - Kaiser Family Foundation - 15 views

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    Today, 8-18 year-olds devote an average of 7 hours and 38 minutes (7:38) to using entertainment media across a typical day (more than 53 hours a week). And because they spend so much of that time 'media multitasking' (using more than one medium at a time), they actually manage to pack a total of 10 hours and 45 minutes (10:45) worth of media content into those 7½ hours.
Dean Mantz

WizFolio - 12 views

  • WizFolio is a web based reference manager for researchers and scientists to efficiently manage their research and academic papers. An intelligent locate PDF engine easily retrieves PDFs from more than 500 top open access journals. The performance can be enhanced by linking the engine to your library resources.Cite as you write your scholarly work is easy when you can manage bibliography and organize references with a powerful citation tool. You can format bibliography and customize the citation style on-the-fly.
Fred Delventhal

Donald Clark Plan B: 10 facts about learning that are scientifically proven and interes... - 15 views

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    via @datruss on the Twitters
Jennifer Dorman

The nine tribes of the internet | Pew Internet & American Life Project - 0 views

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    This talk explores the latest findings of the Pew Internet & American Life Project about broadband adoption and wireless connectivity and looks at why government agencies, associations, activists, and businesses should use varied digital strategies to serve the needs of different tribes of technology users.
Jennifer Dorman

In Case You Missed It: Assessments for Learning: a Briefing on Performance-Based Assess... - 0 views

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    ""Learning requires creating active patterns in the brain," said Baker. "We're working with people with functional MRIs as they learn particular things and it's really different from taking multiple choice tests. It isn't just our allegation. It turns out to be physiologically different." Baker went on to describe how teachers scoring demonstrations could be taught to eliminate subjectivity and bias and how technology was making the use of performance-based assessments more cost effective."
Jennifer Dorman

21 Online Student Tools to Help with Research, Communication, and Organization | Educho... - 0 views

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    This is a terrific list of online applications.
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