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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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Frankenstein200: An Interactive Story & STEM Experience | Touch and Go | School Library... - 0 views

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    "The free Frankenstein200, "an interactive story experience" designed to spark curiosity and encourage critical thinking in STEM topics, including artificial intelligence, robotics, and bioengineering."
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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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Digital storytelling | Pearltrees - 0 views

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    Some useful digital storytelling resources on Pearltrees page
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Alternatives to Padlet - 0 views

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    "While none of the following tools have as many features as Padlet, they all provide the core element of a digital wall to which you apply digital sticky notes. Five alternatives to Padlet are discussed in this post."
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Find an Answer - 1 views

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    From the Australian Copyright Council. Factsheets that are a reliable source of copyright information
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Reshot: Uniquely Free Photos - 0 views

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    Useful site for for students to go to for images to put in their projects
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(411) Jeff Kinney's tips on getting kids reading - YouTube - 0 views

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Digital Citizenship for Middle and High School - Lessons by Sandy - 1 views

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    "Several option for middle school posters.  I made both a chalkboard and white board version.  Both sets have a main poster (with all 6 reminders), individual posters of each of the 6 reminders, and double sided bookmarks that you can send home with students.  I also created a black and white version of everything in case you don't want to waste your color ink and would rather have your kids color them instead."
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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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3 Ways to Use Data You Are Already Collecting | EdTech Magazine - 0 views

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    "Administrators and educators alike have access to data that can improve business practices and learning outcomes."
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