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Learning isn’t learning until you use it - OCLC Next

Decades – centuries – of intense research, policy, systems, and debate have tried to answer the question, “What is the best way to learn?” And its corollary, “What is the best way to teach?” New theories and related initiatives crop up every few years, each arriving with a bloom of new terminology intended to enlighten but destined to confuse. Red Cross: Rules of war. Introduce young people to the rules of war.

Red Cross: Rules of war

Armed conflict will always involve casualties and loss. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement works to minimise the harmful effects of conflict by raising awareness of international laws governing what is and is not allowed in armed conflict. These laws are based on the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and other international treaties. They form the basis of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) or the ‘rules of war’ as they are sometimes more simply known. Pick and choose from our rules of war resources to create thought-provoking sessions in which young people can explore core humanitarian principles and how they can be applied situations of armed conflict. To the Well-Intentioned but Ignorant Parents of Teenagers. – Kayla Nicole's Blog. I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I must say something.

To the Well-Intentioned but Ignorant Parents of Teenagers. – Kayla Nicole's Blog

Folks, stranger danger is a real thing. And even more real today than it was ten years ago thanks to, you guessed it, the internet. I speak specifically to the parents of kids old enough to be on social media. Old Maps Online. Teens' night-time use of social media 'risks harming mental health' Teenagers who engage with social media during the night could be damaging their sleep and increasing their risk of depression and anxiety, research shows.

Teens' night-time use of social media 'risks harming mental health'

More than 460 teenagers at a secondary school in Scotland were questioned about their general social media habits, and in particular their night-time use of sites such as Facebook and Twitter, as part of the study by Glasgow University. It found that while overall use of social media affects the quality of sleep, those who log on at night to respond to alerts are particularly affected. It remains unclear, however, whether it is social media that is damaging sleep, or whether teenagers turn to social media because they can’t sleep for some other reason. Dr Heather Cleland Woods said her study had found that children as young as 11 were on Facebook and Twitter and using them considerably. Brainsmart: BBC. Get Set - Resources. An online learning programme for researchers, students and staff at the University of Oxford.

Nowadays, merely undertaking interesting research is not enough to build a successful career as a researcher; it’s also crucial in the competitive world of academia to be able to demonstrate the impact, influence and reach of your research.

An online learning programme for researchers, students and staff at the University of Oxford

This week our bonus thing explores the benefits of setting up Researcher Identifiers to create an accessible online presence for your research outputs. They can also help you to track and measure the impact of your scholarly research publications. If you are an academic, you are likely to have an online university profile. However, there are a number of other researcher profile systems or researcher identifiers that can link your publications and create a unique scholarly identity. Some are open-access initiatives, others are linked to subscription citation databases, and increasingly the various systems are becoming interlinked. Researcher identifiers also distinguish you from other researchers via author disambiguation. Considerations Further Reading. The refugee crisis. Churchill Archive. Google Maps.

Google: 21 Amazing Things You Didn't Know You Could Do. A while back someone posed a question to that great receptacle of crowd-sourced knowledge,Quora, asking "What are some lesser known Google search tips and hacks.

Google: 21 Amazing Things You Didn't Know You Could Do

" We now present you with some of those answers, along with a couple of ours that you might not have known about. 21. Nepal earthquake - teaching resource. First reports of the Nepal earthquake early on Saturday 25 April 2015 suggested that as many as 150 people may have died.

Nepal earthquake - teaching resource

As the hours went by, that estimate increased. An accurate figure will not be known for some time, but it is now certain that thousands of people have lost their lives. Film Resources. FILMCLUB. Dispelling the 'Google Generation' myth: TeenTech launch 11-16 Research and Information Literacy Award.

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG), in partnership with the TeenTech initiative, is delighted to announce a new award for 11-16 year olds which will recognise excellence in research and information literacy.The Research and Information Literacy Award will celebrate how well young people can dispel the ‘Google Generation’ myth and show that they can be truly information literate researchers as they explore their ideas to make life better, simpler or easier.

Dispelling the 'Google Generation' myth: TeenTech launch 11-16 Research and Information Literacy Award

Winners of this award will have demonstrated their ability to search intelligently across a range of resources including search engines like Google, make excellent judgments about the information they have found and put it to ethical use in their project. Research is an important part of any project, by finding out what has happened in the past; gathering information about previous developments, experiments, products and so on, young people can developtheir own ideas and make sure they don’t re-invent the wheel! Notes to editors. National Revision Week. Website Evaluation. March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy. This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed.

March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy

The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, and data literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse information literacy and digital literacy skills into the curriculum. Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need. Fun Facts for Kids on Animals, Earth, History and more! National Storytelling Week. Find and Cite Creative Commons Images in Edmodo.

» The Internet from Web 1.0 to 3.0 in 25 years iPractice: Learning & Connecting. December 22, 2014. What we know about tablets and how your child learns to read. A recent US survey commissioned by the children’s books publisher Scholastic found that 65% of 6-11 year olds prefer to read print books even when e-books are available on tablets. In the UK, a National Literacy Survey found that children who read stories both on tablets and in print are more likely to have above-average vocabulary than those who read in printed books alone. These two surveys indicate the ongoing debate concerning the overall role and value of digital books for young children. What do parents think? Data from Ofcom suggest that 39% of three and four year-old children in the UK now use a tablet computer at home. There is evidence that most parents who use educational apps on these devices believe their children do learn from them. World War One. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine.

Welcome to INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections. Five steps to decide what data to keep. By Angus Whyte, Published: 31 October 2014 Please cite as: DCC (2014). 'Five steps to decide what data to keep: a checklist for appraising research data v.1'. Edinburgh: Digital Curation Centre. Available online: Browse the guide below (available soon in print and pdf) Demonstrating Your Value: 13 Tips for Library and Information Professionals. 1. Planning Your Project Whether your project is research, evaluation or audit, it will help your planning process if you start with a clear set of steps to follow. The HEALER toolkit provides a good framework of ten easy steps to guide your thinking. 2. Consider What Skills Are Needed. Geograph Britain and Ireland - photograph every grid square!

STEM Power for the World - Secondary Resources. How to: Search for Resources. Historypin. International Slavery Museum, Liverpool museums. How Teens Are Really Using Social Media. Dewey Decimal Classification Card Game. Amazon Rainforest Facts for Kids. Invigorate.

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Victorian poetry - The British Library. Learning at the British Library. Themes - The British Library. Literary connections. Download free lesson plans and teaching resources on money management and financial capability. Verification Handbook: homepage. Virtual Library (Publications Getty) Download 100,000+ Images From The History of Medicine, All Free Courtesy of The Wellcome Library. The Wellcome Library, in London, specializes in the history of medicine.

While the institution has long offered a good digital collection for browsing, the library announced yesterday that they are making more than 100,000 historical images free to download under a Creative Commons CC-BY license. (Users can distribute, edit, or remix at will; the license even allows for commercial use, with attribution.) The Wellcome’s holdings represent the institution’s long-term interest in collecting art related to medicine, the body, public health, and medical science. Using Wikipedia in the classroom: a cautionary tale (Updated) Download Over 250 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum. Skills for OU Study. 14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed. World War One - The British Library.

British Science Association. Barack Obama 2013 Inauguration Speech - Full Speech - Second Inauguration. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speech(I Have A Dream) Study Guides and Strategies. Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning. Great Websites for Kids. Leading In and Beyond the Library. 200 search engines. You can place your slogan here. This would also be a great spot for a top product pitch. 200+ Search engines all in one easy to find place This is a collection of over 200 different search engines in a variety of different subject areas - crucial search engines that you must know about, meta, multi, directory search engines, search engines that you can use to find out about social media material, video, sound, images and so on.

If it doesn't fit fully onto the screen for you, either click and drag it around, or use the zoom options in the bottom left hand corner. Learn More. Today I Learned (TIL) Closing the Vocabulary Gap Resources.