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Excellent Checklist for Evaluating Information Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mob... - 26 views

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    " One of the versatile tools teachers can use to teach students about web content evaluation is called CRAAP . The acronym CRAAP stands for Currency, Relevance, Authority, and Purpose. CRAAP is a test developed by the University of California at Chico to help students evaluate web content ( and any other content) based on those four dimensions. Below is a public domain document, a checklist, that teachers and  students can use to evaluate web content. Click here to download it."
Cathy Oxley

Designmate - 3D Education Software - Education Portal for K12 School Education - Ahmeda... - 9 views

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    Animations and graphics to simplify concepts of Science, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
    The eContent created is a unique combination of 3D videos, simulations, experiments, learning activities, quizzes, texts, images, weblinks & learning objects.
jenibo

Internet Evaluation - The CRAAP Test - 21 views

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    Very good 25 slide presentation on Internet evaluation, including hoax website analysis.
Cathy Oxley

Mother shames daughter on the internet, teaches herself a lesson - 27 views

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    In an attempt to show her daughter how quickly a picture can spread over the internet, one mum's "lesson" quickly backfired.
Kay Oddone

How to create social media guidelines - 38 views

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    A great resource from Edutopia
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    This is a terrific resource!
jenibo

A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobil... - 23 views

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    The wheel outlines a wide variety of verbs and activities related to each thinking level of Blooms Taxonomy coupled with ipad apps that go with it.
Cathy Oxley

Children's Books: A Shifting Market - 12 views

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    "The rise of e-books is one factor affecting book buying"
Donna Baumbach

Icebergs - 14 views

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    collaborative cloud workspace for groups
Carla Shinn

So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows - 28 views

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    "In Google we trust." That may very well be the motto of today's young online users, a demographic group often dubbed the "digital natives" due their apparent tech-savvy. Having been born into a world where personal computers were not a revolution, but merely existed alongside air conditioning, microwaves and other appliances, there has been (a perhaps misguided) perception that the young are more digitally in-tune with the ways of the Web than others.
jenibo

The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about ~ Educational Technology an... - 23 views

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    "Reading is a search for meaning, and this meaning can be found only through intelligent and mindful reading. In their classic book " How to Read A Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading " Van and Adler provide some invaluable tips to help readers develop good intelligent reading habits. They particularly talked about four types of readings which I want to share with you here and also highly recommend that you read the entire book. It is definitely a wonderful work."
jenibo

10 next-generation science apps for education | eSchool News | eSchool News - 12 views

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    "We have compiled our own list of the the top 10 next-generation science apps for education. This is just a sampling of available science apps.
Carla Shinn

Get On Board the Book Speed Dating Train - 27 views

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    Great way to help teens find the right read. There are many ways to modify the event and make it something you can do anytime classes come in to select a book.
Carla Shinn

Why World Read Aloud Day is my favorite holiday - 8 views

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    To raise awareness of the educational challenges that many children face, a non-profit organization called LitWorld has designated the first Wednesday of every March "World Read Aloud Day."
Carla Shinn

Reading Aloud is 'Simple, Cheap' Way to Fight Illiteracy - 4 views

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    Parents, students, teachers and community members from more than 60 countries across the globe are coming together Wednesday to address the issue of adult and childhood illiteracy.

    But the focus isn't necessarily on new technologies, new teaching methods or millions of dollars in donations from private corporations to solve the problem, says Pam Allyn, executive director and founder of the international nonprofit LitWorld.
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