Monthly Archives: October 2012

Resources: Mobile Learning

eBooks http://www.ebooks.com/ This is a great resource for purchasing e-books online.  You can search by specific author, title, or key works.  There are themes or genres in which to search by also.  They also have helpful information in actually doing … Continue reading

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Reader Response Meets New Literacies: Empowering Readers in Onine Learning Communities

“Cool! We’re using the laptops!!” (Larson, pg.638) was the cry that was heard when a class of 5th graders came in from lunch recess.  A semester long case study was set up in the context of a reading workshop to … Continue reading

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Examining Mobile Learning InThird Grade Math Skills

My article addresses the question, if the use of mobile learning with iPods was more effective in 3rd grade students learning their multiplication facts than the traditional way with charts, memorization, and flash cards. The researchers set up a field … Continue reading

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Part II – Primary Sources

A)Britannica Online Encyclopedia This is a complete source of historical events which span all of the ages.  Students can go on-line and put in a subject they want to gather information about.  The information is readily available to them, to read, download, or … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Copyright & Creative Commons

The information for this week is very informative and of interest to me. The videos talking about Fair Use spelled it all out in an easy to follow format.  The copyright laws for use on the Internet have had to … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship

Tony Wagner discusses seven skills students need for their future. They relate to Digital Citizenship in these different ways: 1) Critical and Problem Solving – By being part of the world and the information which is available to anyone on the … Continue reading

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Privacy

It was interesting to hear Eli Pariser talk about what he calls “filter bubbles.”  Information is being filtered out without us even knowing it.  Google and Facebook are personalizing what we click on and making choices as to what information we receive when browsing.  This … Continue reading

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