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Carla Shinn

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. - 12 views

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    "Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all say millennials still strongly prefer print for pleasure and learning, a bias that surprises reading experts given the same group's proclivity to consume most other content digitally. A University of Washington pilot study of digital textbooks found that a quarter of students still bought print versions of e-textbooks that they were given for free."
Martha Hickson

What Can You Create on a Chromebook? - 17 views

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    Chart recommending online tools for common tasks
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    Thanks for sharing this. Helpful chart!
Cathy Oxley

Foundation of Education is Still Based on the Social Interaction Between Teac... - 11 views

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    Despite each new transformative technology, learning happens best in a social environment with a caring teacher.
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    Thanks Cathy I will enjoy reading this article.
Martha Hickson

Hashtag How Tos - Figure, Configure, Follow, Find, + Find Others | Tech Learning - 12 views

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    You are interested in a subject, but you don't know what hashtag people are using.  No problem. Use Hashtagify.me.  Say you were interested in the "flipped classroom." Type that term into Hashtagify.me and see what happens. 
Cathy Oxley

16ChildrensBookCharactersInCourt Infographic - 24 views

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    Villains from children's literature and how they would fare in court today.
Martha Hickson

Formative - 9 views

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    tests, quizzes and even allowing students to annotate a document that you upload. Set up your quiz/test using true/false statements, longer text answers or students can draw the answer. You can setup a marking key meaning that the site will mark the answers for you and give instant data on who is correct. Your student can either have there own free account or they can access the material using a link. The site works across a wide range of devices.
Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: Organizing Research with Diigo Outliner - 4 views

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    With Diigo Outliners, students can digitally organize all of their resources into an outline to later guide the creation of their final research paper or project.
Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: Pearltrees - Visually Organize and Share Collections of F... - 4 views

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    Pearltrees now allows you to organize collections of links, videos, images, and files. All of your collections appear in your Pearltrees homescreen and from there you can access and add to any of your collections
Martha Hickson

Video: Eszter Hargittai on "Digital Natives or Digital Naives? The Role of Skill in Int... - 4 views

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    Abstract of video: Based on original data, the talk considers disparities in people's Web use skills and how skills relate to what people do online. Those who know how to navigate the Web's vast landscape can reap significant benefits from it. In contrast, those who lack online abilities may have a harder time dealing with certain logistics of everyday life, may miss out on opportunities and may also obtain incorrect information from unreliable sources or come to rely on unsubstantiated rumors.
Martha Hickson

Web Use Project - 4 views

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    Eszter Hargittai's publications
Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: Thematic - A Nice Tool for Creating Visual Stories - 5 views

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    Thematic is a new service designed for building and sharing visual stories. Thematic allows you to display up to twenty pictures organized around a theme of your choosing. You can add one line of text to each image in your story. Your completed story is displayed in a vertically scrolling format with each of your images occupying all of the available space in your browser.
Martha Hickson

Free Technology for Teachers: Magisto - Create Videos on Your iPad, Android Device, Chr... - 5 views

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    Magisto Windows app helps you mix together pictures, music, and raw video clips to create short videos.
Martha Hickson

The C.A.R.S. Checklist for Evaluating Internet Sources - 34 views

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    You should evaluate every web site you use for research or for
    personal information. The CARS checklist encourages students to find evidence of credibility, accuracy, reasonableness, and support.
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    I like the CARB checklist better. Current, Authoratative and Accurate, Reliable and Relevant and Bias free.
Cathy Oxley

What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations from readers like you - 37 views

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    "Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next."
Martha Hickson

Technology Integration Matrix - 7 views

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    Provides a framework for defining and evaluating technology integration
    Sets a clear vision for effective teaching with technology.
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