1. Greg Musselman

    Working Together (Without Getting Together)

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    Online collaboration is a useful tool that I can say from experience scares the bejeezus out of people (for some reason). Everyone seems to know that the tools are available but most would seem to prefer meeting in person if the option is available.

    A lot of the apprehension can …

  2. Greg Musselman

    Working Together (Without Getting Together)

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    Online collaboration is a useful tool that I can say from experience scares the bejeezus out of people (for some reason). Everyone seems to know that the tools are available but most would seem to prefer meeting in person if the option is available.

    A lot of the apprehension can …

  3. Tonya Tyrrell

    Do You Know What’s Expected?

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    It has been found that with the rise of the use of technology within classrooms around the United States, digital citizenship is being taught more and more to students. Before incorporating technology into the classroom, teachers need to decide what various kinds of elements of digital citizenship they want their …

  4. Samantha Bert

    Some Teaching Ideas!

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    So for those of you who are educators like me, well like I eventually will be, I am sure you are always looking for ways to improve your classroom.  I’ve been browsing the web all morning and I’ve found really awesome ideas!

    One thing I found particularly interesting was an …

  5. Keith Kilmer

    Info Fluency

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    Info fluency is an important topic when you want to consider 21st century skills of today’s kids.  Students will need to know where they can get the information that they need for not only school projects, but their lives.  Everyone is so connected, that soon everything you will need to …

  6. Keith Kilmer

    Info Fluency

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    Info fluency is an important topic when you want to consider 21st century skills of today’s kids.  Students will need to know where they can get the information that they need for not only school projects, but their lives.  Everyone is so connected, that soon everything you will need to …

  7. Renee Balvin

    Information Fluency

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    Just recently we were focusing on Information Fluency.  It was interesting to consider since technology these days is so rapidly changing.  I found it useful since one day I will be teaching kids who will be using the internet as a resource for research.  It is important to know exactly …

  8. Ashley Keough

    Information Fluency…Huh?!

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    From the title of this post, most of you readers are probably wondering what in the world I’m talking about. I’ll tell you. It’s about the internet and our every day daily relationship with the world-wide web. In order to be fluent in this type of world, one must be …

  9. Michael Oliveri

    Information Fluency

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    Recently For Eng307 we’ve watched a neat little slide show that gave us some information about information fluency.  Information fluency is the ability to use digital information correctly and efficiently.

    It has 5 major steps:

    Question, Search, Strategy, Evaluation, and Ethical use.

    Lets say you have a research paper to …

  10. Michael Oliveri

    Information Fluency

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    Recently For Eng307 we’ve watched a neat little slide show that gave us some information about information fluency.  Information fluency is the ability to use digital information correctly and efficiently.

    It has 5 major steps:

    Question, Search, Strategy, Evaluation, and Ethical use.

    Lets say you have a research paper to …

  11. Michael Oliveri

    Information Fluency

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    Recently For Eng307 we’ve watched a neat little slide show that gave us some information about information fluency.  Information fluency is the ability to use digital information correctly and efficiently.

    It has 5 major steps:

    Question, Search, Strategy, Evaluation, and Ethical use.

    Lets say you have a research paper to …

  12. Samantha Bert

    Sigma Tau Delta Induction!

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    Today April 11th 2012 at 4 pm was my English honor society induction.  Not going to lie, but I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. I initially thought to myself, big whoop, I am in English honor society.  However, after the ceremony I have to admit I …

  13. Samantha Bert

    Sigma Tau Delta Induction!

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    Today April 11th 2012 at 4 pm was my English honor society induction.  Not going to lie, but I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. I initially thought to myself, big whoop, I am in English honor society.  However, after the ceremony I have to admit I …

  14. Samantha Bert

    Information What??

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    There are so many new terms I am being thrown at each day!  Before a few days ago in class, I never would have known what digital information fluency is.  However, information fluency is vital to the 21st-century.  Out of the three articles we had to read, I found this

  15. Sarah Messmer

    Are you Information Fluent?

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    In our New Media Literacies class, we have been discussing the topic of information fluency. That is, “a new liberal art which extends beyond technical skills and is conceived as the critical reflection on the nature of information itself, its technical infrastructure and its social, cultural and even philosophical context…
  16. Olivia Guay

    Isn’t everything reMIXed?

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    One of the most popular new music trends is based solely on remixing and mashing up songs.  MIX is IN!

    There are festivals and concerts that consist and a mix of beats and non-lyrical songs for hours at a time.

    It has become a well known and profitable talent!

    Music …

  17. Abby Hanrahan

    Good Chatter!

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    Tonight I participated in a Tweet chat with English Teachers from around the world. I thought this was a very neat experience once I got used to it. There were so many people that participated in the #edchat that it was a little overwhelming! Everytime I looked up there was …

  18. khrystie

    Talkin’ on Twitter

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    The way that we make connections is changing rapidly due to the advancements of technology. As I have said in the past, we are making shifts to incorporate these technologies in the classroom, but they can also be used to build our own Personal Learning Networks. Tonight, for the first …

  19. Olivia Guay

    Information Fluency

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    Research is a dreaded part of student educational experience! Let’s try to make it as easy as possible for students to complete research fast and correctly!

    The questions to have them ask themselves throughout the research process:

    What am I searching for?

    This question should be the first task when …

  20. Abby Hanrahan

    They’re savvy, but are they fluent?

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    In the twenty first century, we are being exposed to many different technologies, that can be wonderful resources in schools.  However, as useful and exciting as these technologies may seem, they mean nothing if we can not use them effectively and efficiently to enhance and promote higher learning. It is …

  21. Chelsea Backus

    Digital Citizenship

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    Reading all about the digital world and its effects on us as human beings has gotten me seriously thinking about how much the digital world has impacted us as a society. It’s frightening, but also quite invigorating at the same time. So many people don’t even realize the significance of …

  22. Chelsea Backus

    Digital Citizenship

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    Reading all about the digital world and its effects on us as human beings has gotten me seriously thinking about how much the digital world has impacted us as a society. It’s frightening, but also quite invigorating at the same time. So many people don’t even realize the significance of …