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  1. page home edited Spell with Flickr {summerinstitutelogo.png} HCPSS HCPSS Learning Tools This intera…

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    HCPSS
    HCPSS Learning Tools
    This interactive, energetic, sharing session will highlight the best new tools in a variety of categories. Members of a panel of technology educators from several schools, subject areas, and grade levels will share their top picks. All ideas generated will be added to a session wiki and shared with the community. We will look at Reading Promotion, Information Fluency, Digital Citizenship, Universal Access and Social Networking.
    Panel Members
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    8:32 pm
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    HCPSS Learning Tools Smackdown!
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    Social Networking -- McNeill-McBrien, Wendy - Media Specialist, Elkridge Landing MS
    Collaborative Tools -- McNamara, Mel - Resource Teacher, Office of Instructional Technology
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    {https://tlsmackdown.wikispaces.com/file/view/GeekSmackdownBlue.jpg} This Learning Tools Smackdown is part of franchise that Dr. Joyce Valenza created with other teacher-librarians and technology educators from across the country. The Learning Tools Smackdown has been presented at the NECC09 , AASL2009, MSET10, and ISTE10 conferences. Many generous educators have voluteered that their work and resources to be passed on and shared to the next generation of learners! That's us! Please consider organizing a Smackdown in your county or state giving this same credit or provenance. Or, as in the words of Shonda Brisco, "The more we share the greater we become!"
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  3. page home edited ... This interactive, energetic, sharing session will highlight the best new tools in a variety of…
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    This interactive, energetic, sharing session will highlight the best new tools in a variety of categories. Members of a panel of technology educators from several schools, subject areas, and grade levels will share their top picks. All ideas generated will be added to a session wiki and shared with the community. We will look at Reading Promotion, Information Fluency, Digital Citizenship, Universal Access and Social Networking.
    Panel Members
    McNamara, MelInformation Fluency -- Dunn, Danielle - Resource Teacher, Office of Instructional Technology
    Winner,
    Media Specialist, Hammond HS
    Reading Promotion -- Winner,
    Matthew -
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    Longfellow ES
    Silver, Lauri - Resource Teacher, Assistive Technology
    Grabill,

    Digital Citizenship -- Grabill,
    Melissa -
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    Hebron HS
    Dunn, Danielle

    Universal Access -- Silver, Lauri
    - Media Specialist, Hammond HS
    McNeill-McBrien,
    Resource Teacher, Assistive Technology
    Social Networking -- McNeill-McBrien,
    Wendy -
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    Landing MS
    Collaborative Tools -- McNamara, Mel - Resource Teacher, Office of Instructional Technology

    Spell with Flickr
    {https://tlsmackdown.wikispaces.com/file/view/GeekSmackdownBlue.jpg} This Learning Tools Smackdown is part of franchise that Dr. Joyce Valenza created with other teacher-librarians and technology educators from across the country. The Learning Tools Smackdown has been presented at the NECC09 , AASL2009, MSET10, and ISTE10 conferences. Many generous educators have voluteered that their work and resources to be passed on and shared to the next generation of learners! That's us! Please consider organizing a Smackdown in your county or state giving this same credit or provenance. Or, as in the words of Shonda Brisco, "The more we share the greater we become!"
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    8:31 pm
  4. page Universal Access edited ... Cursor Size Track Pad Alternatives Two Finger Scroll Screen Features such as Zoom Onscre…
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    Cursor Size
    Track Pad Alternatives
    Two Finger ScrollScreen Features such as Zoom
    Onscreen keyboard for MAC
    http://theappleblog.com/2008/09/24/mac-101-get-an-onscreen-keyboard-in-osx/
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    8:25 pm
  5. page Information Fluency edited ... Adding Video & Widgets to a Wikispaces page is really easy Check out Gwyenth Jone's wikip…
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    Adding Video & Widgets to a Wikispaces page is really easy
    Check out Gwyenth Jone's wikipage for directions.
    HowAlso, look into the article How to Embed
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    in your WebsiteWebsite.
    Widgets are mini-applications that may be embedded in websites, blogs, wikis, Nings, etc. They are often dynamic and interactive. You may use widgets to subscribe to RSS feeds and other push content.
    Note: Most of the Digital Storytelling Tools and online Video portals provide embed code.
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    7:06 pm
  6. page Information Fluency edited ... Quick Answer: "Using wikis and blogs to make the research process more transparent and in…
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    Quick Answer: "Using wikis and blogs to make the research process more transparent and interactive." (Valenza).
    Longer Answer: "Information fluency is the ability to apply the skills associated with information literacy, computer literacy and critical thinking to address and solve information problems across disciplines, across academic levels, and across information format structures" (Callison).
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    to: {http://www.colleges.org/techcenter/tc_assets/IFHomeLogo.jpg} external image IFHomeLogo.jpg
    collect the information necessary to consider a problem or issue
    employ critical thinking skills in the evaluation and analysis of the information and its sources
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    6:57 pm
  7. page Information Fluency edited ... Students need to learn how to judge the credibility of the plethora of information they are ex…
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    Students need to learn how to judge the credibility of the plethora of information they are exposed to on a daily basis. The following resources help with this important step of teaching information fluency.
    Evaluating Websites -Art Wolinsky
    Evaluating Blogs -Joyce Valenza
    Evaluating Blogs - David Warlick
    Kathy Schrocks's Critical Evaluation Surveys - PDF's for all levels & links to other evaluation sites - extensive!
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    6:48 pm

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