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Use Information Correctly: Avoiding Plagiarism Print Page - 1 views

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    "Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own. It can include copying and pasting text from a website into a project you're working on, or taking an idea from a book without including a citation to give credit to the book's author. Plagiarism is common, and the Internet has made it even more common. However, if you are careful to cite your sources it's not too difficult to avoid plagiarism."
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Free Internet Safety for Kids Tutorial at GCFGlobal - 0 views

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    "Free tutorial. Learn tips and strategies to keep your kids safe from hackers, predators, and cyberbullies"
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Free Internet Safety Tutorial at GCFGlobal - 0 views

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    "Staying safe online is essential in today's world. Use these Internet safety tips to keep yourself and others protected."
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Free Use Information Correctly Tutorial at GCFGlobal - 0 views

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    "A free tutorial - to learn how to use information correctly to create quality content while protecting others' intellectual property."
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How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data - The Verge - 0 views

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    "Now is as good a time as ever to be reminded that - beyond deleting your Facebook account for good - there are some precautions you can take to protect your privacy and make use of Facebook as a utility without compromising your personal data. No single user can prevent a company like Cambridge Analytica from lying to the public and lying to Facebook about where its data came from and how it's using it. But you can make sure that a significant chunk of your data is never out there in the first place. The post has steps to follow to assist you."
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Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy - EdTechTeam - 0 views

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    "Media literacy is an important skill for all young people and so is the value of social media as a teaching, learning, and publishing tool. This post discusses the approach of one educator when trying to develop her students' skills. Digital literacy doesn't just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and All learning happens through reflection and revision. So, my students must have guided practice analyzing and using social media if they are to use it purposefully, productively, and safely"
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ISTE | Top 10 sites to help students check their facts - 0 views

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    "A good fact-checking site uses neutral wording, provides unbiased sources to support its claims and reliable links, says Frank Baker, author of Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom and creator of the Media Literacy Clearinghouse. He adds, "Readers should apply the same critical thinking/questioning to fact-check sites." This post offers an annotated list of 10 fact and bias-checking sites that can be shared with students. Here's a rundown of 10 of the top fact- and bias-checking sites to share with your students."
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Note Taking With Technology | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Today's students require strategies that support their acquisition of knowledge, allow them to save their notes across devices, permit them to search through vast quantities of information, and share their learning with the rest of their community. Before blaming a device-either the pen or the laptop-we need to identify what is best for individual students by considering what I call the four S's of note taking. Does the system students are using: 1. adequately support the students' learning needs? 2. allow students to save their notes to multiple locations? 3. let students search for salient points? 4. permit students to share with peers and teachers?"
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4 resources for fighting fake news - Innovation: Education - 0 views

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    A post that discusses some resources that will help you teach your students to find accurate information, manage their social media feeds and make good choices about what to share
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[infographic] Fake news or real news? 10 tips to getting the facts for yourself - Stone... - 0 views

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    This useful infographic is based on the article and a link provided to a google doc, False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical "News" Sources, prepared by Melissa Zimdars, an assistant professor of communication and media at Merrimack College.
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Home - Fake News - LibGuides at Indiana University East - 0 views

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    Libguide that offers advice on how to identify Fake News. The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life.  This LibGuide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise your newfound skills. 
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are ... - 0 views

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    A list of on-line resources that can to aid teachers and their students with the task of spotting fake news. The articles, guides, lesson plans and videos deal with the importance of evaluating websites.
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Fake News is a Real Problem. Here's How Students Can Solve It. - John Spencer - 2 views

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    Some useful advice/tips about how to assist students understand how to identify "fake" news.
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Teaching Teens Media Literacy 101 - @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox - 0 views

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    "Lately there has been a lot of focus on how fake and biased media influenced the US election. It's staggering to realize how much of an influence it has had. The author compelled to tweet to her teen (and adult followers) some tips for helping to examine the news and media we consume."
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Future Ready Librarians - Future Ready Schools - 0 views

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    "As schools seek to become Future Ready, it is necessary to identify and cultivate leadership beyond district and building leaders. School librarians lead, teach and support the Future Ready goals of their school and district in a variety of ways through their professional practice, programs and spaces. If properly prepared and supported, school librarians are well-positioned to be at the leading edge of the digital transformation of learning."
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