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What Is News Literacy? – Center for News Literacy. News Literacy is a curriculum developed at Stony Brook University in New York over the past decade.

What Is News Literacy? – Center for News Literacy

It is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills in order to judge the reliability and credibility of information, whether it comes via print, television or the Internet. This is a particularly important skill in the Digital Age, as everyone struggles to deal with information overload and the difficulty in determining the authenticity of reports. In the Stony Brook model, students are taught to evaluate information primarily by analyzing news as well as new forms of information that are often mistaken for journalism. The Digital Age poses four information literacy challenges for civil society: These challenges have created the demand for a new kind of literacy—a literacy that empowers news consumers to determine whether information is reliable and then act on it.

Underlying these skills, the course presents and reinforces four key concepts: The Center for News Literacy. Login as GUEST here! Watch it Live! Nov Time Zones. Download PDFs of the presentations! 200+ Free! Video Recordings. Webinar writeups & recordings by American TESOL. Teaching With Technology Certification. More Resources. Upcoming Webinars AmTESOL - Google Sheets. Shelly Sanchez Terrell BIO. Teacher Reboot Camp Equipping ourselves because we love our learners!

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If I can be of any assistance, please feel free to contact me at I am available for the following: I have traveled to over 20 countries to train teachers, keynoted at various conferences, and trained 100,000s of teachers in over 100 countries through the econferences, educational chats, SMOOCS, weekly webinars, and other online projects I’ve curated and co-organized. The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching: Shelly Sanchez Terrell: 9780415735346: Books. Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT.

Every day, people around the world communicate, connect, and learn digitally on the go.

Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT

Our students spend hours with their devices and digital tools. Imagine if some of that time was spent learning your content. Teacher Reboot Camp. Twitter Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) Facebook- Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Google+ Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” ~ Bill Gates. Build Your Teacher’s Survival Kit. The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. – John F.

Build Your Teacher’s Survival Kit

Kennedy When I first began teaching, I remember meeting a veteran teacher who carried a big bag with her everywhere. I forgot what the situation was but I remember her coming to the rescue with masking tape, scissors, and Post It notes. PLNs: Teachers & Social Media. For the past 4 years, I have researched the what, who, how, and why of Personal/Professional/ Passionate Learning Networks (PLNs).

PLNs: Teachers & Social Media

We have seen the benefits of the people we choose to connect, collaborate, and problem solve with through social media. Lesson Planning. I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. – Socrates Lesson planning is stressful and time-consuming, but is important in giving us an action plan for the entire school year.

Lesson Planning

The way we design our curriculums and the activities we use will determine how successful our learners will be in grasping new knowledge. Lesson design and planning is important. Engaging Parents. Teaching Kids. Classroom Management. “We all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how.” ~ Anonymous If we start the learning journey well with our learners then we can look forward to what the year ahead will bring.

Classroom Management

However, we must show our learners how to act in order to have a successful journey. How our learners approach that journey- their attitudes and behaviors- will determine if they end the journey better individuals than they were before they entered our classrooms. Citizenship. “The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.” – John Naisbitt A thousand years ago, books were accessible to a select few who were part of the top social and economic class, often one ethnicity, and profession.


As technology develops so does access and now our learners are so blessed to be able to access knowledge from scientists, astronauts, producers, artists, Ted speakers, CEOs, fashion designers, musicians, and any expert in any profession by just carrying a connected digital device in their pockets. Digital Storytelling. “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head.

Digital Storytelling

Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds. End of School Year Ideas. Audio Recording Tools, Apps, & Activities. Mobile Learning. Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.- John Holt I believe mobile devices transform learning when integrated effectively. Our students have powerful devices that they can carry in their pockets.

With their devices students can capture images, make videos, record audio, access the Internet, and so much more! These tools will work without Internet access. Mobile Learning Free Publications My Mobile Learning Posts/ Presentations Mobile Learning LiveBinder of Resources. Game based learning & Gamification. Lots people want to get started with game based learning, gamification and serious games in their training. We’ve been curating game related content for over a year and a half while conducting our own research and case studies.

Here are 100 articles related to games and learning. Some of them are research-based, while others just offer an interesting perspective to spark discussion. Google Communities & Plus Resources. Play dough. ● Imagination Box is an incredible creativity app that allows children to draw, color, sculpt, and make anything they want - Best Apps for Kids ● offers hours of fun, unlimited replay value and a an impressive number of tools that will sparks your kids imagination and creativity! - Fun Educational Apps ● absolutely a great art/creativity app suitable for preschoolers and early elementary schoolers - Real Kids Apps ● one of the “Best Creativity Apps for Kids of 2013″ according to Top Kids Apps Give your child endless possibilities for educational and open-ended creative play that will bring a huge smile to their face with Imagination Box!

Every child loves play dough, but no one enjoys cleaning up the mess. Image Tools & Apps. A to Z of Technology & Trends. Instagram. Pinterest. Vine: 22+ Ideas & Resources. Productivity Tools and Apps. Digital Literacy & Citizenship. Drawing & coloring webtools & apps. Avatars.

Field Trips. Cloud computing. Teacher Zen. Community Building Activities. PBL ICTs. Digital Research. Lecture. Infographics. Flipped Learning. Virtual Tours. BYOT. Genius Hour. Virtual Tours. Music Tools & Apps. Blogging Tools. Comics for Learning.

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