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Entries from May 23rd, 2013

I missed the arc

May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Digitial Storytelling

A few weeks ago I participated in an ISTE webinar on Digital Storytelling.  That evening, I learned a few things: The digital projects I had done were really multimedia events and not stories. Digital stories follow many of the same attributes of good tales. There are many outstanding resources on this wiki. In case you […]

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Are you fluent?

May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · 21st Century Skills

And I’m not talking about a foreign language.  This post is about the 21centurey fluencies are: solution, information, creativity, media, and collaborative.  Take all of these and mix in a global citizenship view, and you have Fluency21.  Make a free account to explore their resources and lesson ideas.

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Are you safe?

May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development

The Utah Education Network (UEN) has a series of short (2-3 minute) videos on internet safety as well as bullying.  They are grouped by grade level (K-3, 4-6, 7-12) and can be located on the Planet Nutshell website. Click here for all the UEN cartoons. (from Free Technology for Teachers)

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