FLVS Corkboard: March Highlights

It’s March, and minus the cold snap madness, spring has sprung—and FLVS continues to sow seeds of learning! While you may be rooted in the […]

Getting Students to Critically Evaluate Fake News

Today's blog comes from Rene Tanner, subject matter librarian at ASU. Evaluating information in the digital age is a critical skill. In the classroom, as […]

Professional Social Media

The post Professional Social Media appeared first on Academia Apps. We write a lot about using social media in education on this blog, but we […]

Why Multitasking Is A Myth AND Bad For Our Children

Source: ASIDE 2017 Today's students live in media-dominated bubbles. They stream Netflix, check Snapchat, Facetime friends, and scroll Instagram — simultaneously on laptops, iPads, and phones — […]

#YSJ10DoT 2017 Evaluation

This iteration of the programme is now over, but you can still work through the materials in your own time or, if you’d like the […]

Use tech to connect pupils from around the world.

I recently was contacted on Twitter by a teacher asking to make a learning link between her class and one in my school: I passed […]

Day 7 of #YSJ10DoT: Hashtags and Trends

Hashtags (using the # symbol) is where Twitter really gets interesting. Basically, the hashtag is a form of metadata. A # in front of a […]

Day 8 of #YSJ10DoT: Twitter Feeds & Tweetchats Revisited!

Over the last seven days, you may have found that as you continue to use Twitter, you come across more and more interesting people to […]

Day 9 of #YSJ10DoT: Managing Information

Yesterday, we looked at some useful ways of filtering out the ‘noise’ on Twitter by tailoring what you see on your feed. Today, we’ll go a step […]

Day 10 of #YSJ10DoT: Exploring Twitter for learning, teaching and research

Our last day! Hopefully by now you are comfortable with Twitter basics and have explored a couple of tools and approaches to organising and curating […]

Nuts and Bolts: Self-Directed Learning by Jane Bozarth

How many ways do workers voluntarily, intentionally learn? There are more ways than conferences! From books to YouTube to social media, the list can get […]

For Young People, News Is Mobile, Social, and Hard to Trust, Studies Find

"Fake news" is one of many reasons why tweens, teens, and young adults mistrust news organizations, according to studies from Common Sense Media and Data […]

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