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Teaching Why Facts Still Matter | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Article discusses "how we can motivate students for the noble pursuit of truth and help them see why it still matters.
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog - Be a Better Teacher. Live a Meaningful Life. - 0 views

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    David Raymond @dnomyard is part of equipping Virginia high school students to defend themselves from cyber attacks. With knowledge in digital forensics and current technology, the Virginia Cyber Range is working to lead the world in educating its students on cyber security. Learn how in this wide-ranging conversation about modern security.
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(123) Net Neutrality - Explained by Common Craft - YouTube - 0 views

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    Published on 2 Dec 2014.
    The debate on Net Neutrality is about the future of the Internet and the outcomes of this debate could impact every US internet user. This video explains what net neutrality is and why it matters, by focusing first on the idea of neutrality
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360 Video Education Spotlight: BBC on YouTube - Class Tech Tips - 0 views

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    "There are lots of ways to incorporate video into the classroom. From capturing students' attention as you kick off a lesson, to providing context for a new learning experience, teachers use videos in lots of different ways. Whether you are looking for a clip to send home to students via Google Classroom or want to connect a video link for a QR code scavenger hunt, educational 360 videos are worth exploring.

    360 video gives students the power to explore a space from every angle. YouTube hosts a range of 360 video content and one of my favorites is from the BBC. On the BBC's YouTube channel you'll find different types of video options for a virtual visit to places around the world. As you search through their content you'll see that they've tagged their videos as 360 to make it especially easy to find."
Camilla Elliott

Toward Accountability - Data & Society: Points - 0 views

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    "if we want to do data responsibly, we need to challenge some basic assumptions and highlight how some values conflict. What if your project will increase inequality and hurt the people you're trying to help?"
Camilla Elliott

Robots_in_the_2016_Australian_Classroom.pdf - 0 views

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    Article by Roland and others April 2017
Camilla Elliott

Random Name / Random Item / Person selector / Generator fruit machine - 0 views

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    Easy to use random name generator. Great for school use.
Camilla Elliott

Quick, Draw! - A.I. Experiments - 0 views

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    AI Experiment where a neural net tries to guess what you are drawing
Camilla Elliott

Resources | Project Based Learning | Buck Institute Education - 0 views

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    Online resources to support Project Based Learning. Includes background reading, research, recorded webinars, planning documents, online tools
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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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How to Create an eBook with Google Slides | Shake Up Learning - 0 views

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    Google Slides have made the process of creating an eBook so much easier than doing it using Google Docs. Google Slides allows you to manipulate and edit images in ways that you cannot in Google Docs. With Slides, you can add backgrounds, borders, and layer text boxes, graphics, and shapes. If you have ever been frustrated with trying to get an image in the exact spot you want in Google Docs, you may want to try it in Google Slides. Since you can easily convert your slides to PDF, the most universally accepted file format, your eBook can be read on practically any device.
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Fake News is a Real Problem. Here's How Students Can Solve It. - John Spencer - 1 views

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    Some useful advice/tips about how to assist students understand how to identify "fake" news.
Camilla Elliott

Social media: Think again before you post those pics of your kids - ABC News (Australia... - 0 views

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    Good discussion about sharing family images online
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How-To Strengthen Student Listening Skills with Podcasts - Class Tech Tips - 0 views

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    "Podcasts are a great way to help strengthen student listening skills. Podcasts are audio (and sometimes video) recordings similar to a radio program or television episode. A wide range of organizations and individuals host podcasts and share their thinking around a topic through this medium.
    There are a wide range of podcasts to choose from. If you are teaching a specific subject area, you can search for a related podcast to find a clip to share with your students. Teachers can use podcasts to help students build listening skills. By listening to a narrator tell a story or an expert discuss a topic, podcasts can help students strengthen their ability to gather information through multimedia."
    The author also links to another post where she shares some of her favourite kid-friendly podcasts.
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ConSource: The Constitutional Sources Project - 0 views

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    This site offers a comprehensive, easily searchable, fully-indexed, and freely accessible digital library of historical sources related to the creation, ratification, and amendment of the United States Constitution.
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incompetech | Custom Production Music and also Graph Paper - 0 views

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    This site offers bckground music that is royalty-free and can be used for creative projects. You can search by mood, speed, genre, and more. Songs must be cited at end of the project as "Title" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) with Creative Commons License.
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