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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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7 Tips to Read Faster (and Still Understand What You Read) | Mental Floss - 0 views

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    The seven tips here offer some advice if you want to read faster while maintaining reading comprehension. "Whether you skim a blog post, peruse files for work, or browse through a book, you most likely do some type of reading every day. But slogging through dense passages of text can be time-consuming, mentally exhausting, and hard on your eyes."
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The 7 C's of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship | Tech Learning - 0 views

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    "It's up to teachers to guide students in choosing to uplift, teach, inform, challenge, and care for others with their messages versus break down others. Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. They need to practice choosing what they feel is right as individuals versus going along with their peers for instant approval. These are ideas Shelly Terrell shared in a keynote speech"
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6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace | EdSurge News - 0 views

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    "One educator's advice after installing makerspaces in several dozen schools. He has developed a process that helps you think through your makerspace and how it fits into the culture and curriculum of your school. Skipping this process, or one like it, will almost certainly result in tension, missed teaching opportunities, and overspending."
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Project Pinterest: Black Out Poetry | The Amateur Librarian - 0 views

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    Some great ideas and examples can be found here. Also includes a easy to follow guide about how to create a blackout poem.
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4 Tips to Help Keep Teens Safe on Social Media - Instructional Tech Talk - 0 views

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    "While you want to encourage teenage students to develop a healthy sense of independence and make their own decision, you also want to protect them from the dangers in the world. In order to make sure their experiences with social media are positive, consider the tips in this post "
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OneNote for Students - Taking amazing notes with OneNote [Interactive tutorial] - Micro... - 0 views

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    "An interactive tutorial from OneNote in Education that covers the basics of how to use OneNote,This one in particular is a tutorial to assist someone to take notes that go so much further than just being words on a page."
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Introduction - Beginning Research - Subject Research Guides at University of Melbourne - 0 views

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    From The University of Melbourne. "Beginning Research: This guide will help you through the beginning stages of researching, what every the purpose for the research."
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From Book Creator to printed book - Book Creator app | Blog - 0 views

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    Here is a masterclass from a teacher on how to print your Book Creator ebook and get a professional finish. This educator used the iPad but an android version of app is also available
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Summer Reading Tips From Librarians | Scholastic.com - 0 views

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    Ideas from public librarians (USA) who shared information about summer reading programs that work for them and what tcan be done to keep young people reading during holidays.
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Five Minute Film School: Movie Making For the Rest of Us! - YouTube - 0 views

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    "Published on 8 Jun 2015. Everyone is a filmmaker. Learn how to be one here!"
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8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Professional development is a vital part of improving your technique as a teacher. Learning best practices and practicing best practices are both important. You can make a school better by improving its teachers. Effective PD can do that"
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How to Start a Children's Book Club for Tweens - 0 views

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    This article offers advice to anyone working with young people children (Tween) who are interested in books, or if you want to help them discover the world of literature. "A children's book club is a great way for your child to make friends and socialize outside of school."
    These tips here can help you get started and although directed at the younger end of the spectrum (primary) school, many can be adapted for use with secondary school students.
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Book Discussion Groups | Professional Tools - 0 views

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    This ALA site offers some great advice and links to further information about book clubs and reading groups.
    "Many libraries provide meeting space for book clubs or administer one or more book discussion group.  This page provides general information about book groups, starting with "one book" programs, some resources for guiding book groups, references for specific types of book groups, and an anonymously contributed guide to establishing and running a book discussion group. "
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Teen Book Clubs | Field Notes - 0 views

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    A good post for anyone wanting to start a YA book club in their school. There are lots of ideas and links to other great sites that offer tips and strategies, starting from the very basic: how you might recruit members, how to structure a meeting, choosing books, and holding discussions.
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9 Ideas for Making the Most of Education Conferences - 0 views

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    "A few good ideas ideas to assist you in getting the most out of the 2015 conferences that are conducted and fully exploring everything that they have to offer.
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