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Kelly Sinkey

Capturing Information I | Scoop.it - 1 views

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    Useful information on note taking to foster successful students.
Kelly Sinkey

Capturing Information I | Scoop.it - 1 views

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    Developing note taking skills is important for all students. The Cornell Method and Mapping are demonstrated. Also, utilizing apps for using devices in the classroom.
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    This Scoop.it! repost was published for my ESL Study Skills class. It reinforces good study habits such as note taking or mapping. It also suggest some apps that can be used on devices for note taking.
david sinkey

21st Century Information Fluency - 1 views

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    "Digital Information Fluency is the ability to find, evaluate and ethically use digital information efficiently and effectively to solve an information problem. "
Jodie Bramel

BYOD & Blended Learning: Educational Best Practices for the 21st Century | Scoop.it - 6 views

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    Here is my ScoopIt magazine on BYOD and Blended learning
anonymous

Earn your online UK Degree in IT - 0 views

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    The study in the field of science and technology through online medium promises a better career prospects to the students. Several UK Universities provide such courses in the field of science and technology, accessing which opens the floodgates for a bright future ahead.
Ruth Bass

10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do - 0 views

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    Interesting site for using Dropbox a time saver.
Marie Cristobal

5 Tips for Managing Information Overload - 4 views

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    Sometimes we just don't take the time to "disconnect" when we should. We seem to have to be "connected" 24/7 not realizing that is can have significant health threats if we don't manage it. Just thought I would share these 5 tips in managing information overload.
Kaye Ortman Peters

Big6 Resources - 3 views

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    Research skills
Dennis OConnor

100 Things You Should Know About People: #8 - Dopamine Makes You Addicted To Seeking In... - 1 views

  • Do you ever feel like you are addicted to email or twitter or texting? Do you find it impossible to ignore your email if you see that there are messages in your inbox? Have you ever gone to Google to look up some information and 30 minutes later you realize that you’ve been reading and linking, and searching around for a long time, and you are now searching for something t
Barbara Barton

Login Form - 10 views

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    This is the log-in form for Information Investigator 3.1 the
    On-Demand Learning site - 21st Century Information Fluency
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    Be sure to use the enrollment key provided in the Module 5 activities. This way your instructor will be able to track your work. (For those in the 901 & 902 sections of E-learning for Educators, this login leads to a self-paced training you'll be doing during Module 5.
momeducator

New York Library Association :: NYLA Calls Upon SED to include Information Literacy in ... - 1 views

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    NYLA Calls Upon SED to include Information Literacy in Curriculum for Common Core Standards

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    1. What are the necessary components for a standards-based curriculum model?

    A world-class, standards-based curriculum model that will aid school districts and teachers in implementation of the new P-12 New York State Standards in both English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics (including the Common Core) for all students must include an Information Fluency Continuum (IFC) led by school librarians. In addition to subject-specific skills, every model curriculum should have embedded information fluency skills that cut across all disciplines and include inquiry, critical thinking, literacy, technology, and digital citizenship skills. An exemplary model of a K-12 Information Fluency Continuum, complete with grade-by-grade benchmark skills and formative assessments at each grade level, has been developed by the New York City School Library System: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/LibraryServices/StandardsandCurriculum/default.htm.

    An IFC will provide New York state students with:

    Success in college, career, and participation in democratic society: a standards-based curriculum model for New York State must prepare students for success in college and career as well as active participation in our democratic society
    Development of understanding and ability to learn on own: the curriculum must focus on essential content and skills, with the expectation that students will go beyond the accumulation of knowledge to the development of understanding and the ability to learn on their own
    A continuum of development: the curriculum should be coherently sequenced so that students are expected to build on previ
Dennis OConnor

Filtering the Information Flood: Strategies for Effectively Teaching Online - wesfryer - 4 views

  • Description: Are you dealing with TMI (Too Much Information) in your online teaching? Clay Shirky points out TMI is
  • sues often result from "filter failure." In this session we will explore a variety of strategies to more effectively filter information we share with students and receive from them online. We'll also explore ways we can use web-based audio recording tools to provide personalized and efficient feedback to our students for assessment
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    Many report being overwhelmed with information.  Call it the information flood or infoglut, the result is the same.  You feel underwater and wonder if you'll ever make sense of it all.  As you are seeing now, much of E-Learning for Educators is about learning to filter information. Diigo is a way to do this.  Powersearching is a way to do this. Understanding and using 'tags' (short keywords that capture the essence of the info's meaning) is a way to do this.  EVENTUALLY you'll learn to build and control those filters. This is part of becoming an online teacher.  It's also part of living in the 21st century.  Wes Fryer is one of my 'filters'.  I've found his work to be consistently interesting.  By following an experts thinking, you create a filter that will help you make sense of all this information! 
Dennis OConnor

Daily Infographic | A New Infographic Every Day | Data Visualization and Design - 3 views

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    Visualization of data is a growing field of interest.
Dennis OConnor

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery | Both Sides of the Table - 3 views

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    The author provides a short history of information discovery that provides a fascinating context for the article.  You see the evolution of web info over the paste decade. You also get some true insight on how to consume information using social tools.  Abundant links to web 2.0 apps make this article well worth the time to read (and re-read it).  
Alan Campbell

Journal of Information Literacy - 0 views

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    The website offers an international perspective on information literacy research.
Anna Johnson

ALA | AASL Kids Connect Tools - 5 views

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      Be sure to check out the links on the separate pages.
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    The American Association of School Librarians has prepared a step by step set of excellent tools to help children assess the validity of a website. There are links to many helpful research and organization tools. Together, this site is a powerful package that teachers and parents can use to help students make the most of their online research.
Dennis OConnor

Freedom of Information: How a Wisconsin School District Ditched Internet Filters | Edut... - 2 views

  • Among the more memorable people I met at last week's ISTE conference in Denver is a renegade technology director from Racine, Wisconsin. Just a few months after his promotion from network manager to director of information systems of the Racine Unified School District last summer, Tim Peltz made a revolutionary move: he removed the firewalls that had blocked students from many parts of the Internet. He didn't just remove a brick here and there. He tore those walls completely down.
Carol Hartmann

21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning - 0 views

  • Welcome to the future! This is a blog devoted to educators intent on infusing technology and 21st century education into the classroom.
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    Michael Gorman is a longtime librarian whose edtech blog was awarded Top 100 Education Blogs by OnlineDegrees.org View the blogroll reviews of current emerging Web 2.0 technologies with transformative educational application for schools and libraries to empower students and their teachers/instructors/facilitators.
Monique Jordan

Digital Information Fluency Model - 1 views

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    Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves knowing how digital information is different from print information; having the skills to use specialized tools for finding digital information; and developing the dispositions needed in the digital information environment. As teachers and librarians develop these skills and teach them to students, students will become better equipped to achieve their information needs.

    Digital Information Fluency Model
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    Goes together well with Big 6
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    Reading from Module 5
Nina Levine

21st Century Information Fluency - 3 views

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    Directory of online games and activities for learning and practicing information literacy skills.
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    I sampled quite a few activities that students could use independently to improve their info lit skills.
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