Group Link Post 11/17/2016
What qualifies as “text” is shifting every bit as much as our ever-changing definition of literacy. This resource expands our definition of texts, relying on John Greene’s central principals that stories are: a). about communication, b). acts of empathy, c). opportunities to think critically and thoughtfully, thereby connecting us with each other, and d). springboards to learn more about others, our world around us, and ultimately, ourselves.
The Daily Mixer
News stripped of site and authorship for critical viewing.
An iOS and Android app from Google designed to scan printed photos to make a digital version using the device’s camera, but it is very good for scanner students work too.
Adolescents do not ‘get the gist’ when it comes to making risky decisions online
“Adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved, according to new research by the University of Plymouth.
The study, led by Claire White from the School of Psychology, was carried out to explore the psychological mechanisms underpinning why teenagers are more likely to take risks online when compared to young adults.”
The Power of Flipped Learning
Video Idea Advent Calendar
“Record a video of less than 2 minutes with a teaching idea that you would like to share as part of UKEdChat’s Teaching Idea Advent Calendar throughout December.”
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