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The end of ‘just Google it’: Why students need to be digitally literate

Just because young people are functionally very capable, doesn’t mean they always have the criticality to appraise the wealth of information …

Copyright Lesson Plans: Copyright 101 Video Lesson

Web Tool Tuesday #15

Welcome to Web Tool Tuesday #15, where you’ll learn about a useful technology tool for you and your students. Today’s tool is a website that has been …

50 Books That Won’t Let You Down 2014

The Peeragogy Handbook

How to contribute: Micro Quickstart Guide<p>Create a Github Account (if you don't have one already) …

5 ways to listen better

In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares …

10 things students want all educators to know

<b>1). Students want you to actually spend the time to get to know them...</b><p>Get to know your students by name as soon as possible. Learn something unique …

11 must-see TED Talks

What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered -- and introduce you to beloved speakers like Amy Cuddy, …

12 TED Talks to restore your faith in humanity

Sometimes it’s easy to think the worst of human beings. But these inspiring talks can help you remember: altruism, kindness and helping hands are all …

12 Blogs of 2014

Truth be told, I’m not an avid blog reader. Since the demise of Google Reader, I’ve not devoted much time to finding a new tool to help me organize …

Join the Movement

FAQs<p>What is the Hour of Code?<p>The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that …

Best fish and chips in London

From little-known chip shops to British restaurants, feast on a plate of crispy battered fish, chunky chips and mushy peas with our guide to the best …

England

Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Three Top Driving Routes in Ireland

‘One of the best ways to enjoy the lush magic of Ireland is by driving its scenic winding roads, pausing to explore picturesque villages, romantic …

Top Ten Things to Do in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

Ireland

Common Craft Explains Primary and Secondary Sources

Understanding the differences between primary and secondary sources can be a challenge to some middle school and high school students. Understanding …

Travel Blog - As We Travel

Travel

How to See the Best of London

With London's abundance of sights, how much can you manage to see in just one trip? Plenty. In this tour, you'll visit the oldest (Westminster …

Top Ireland experiences from Lonely Planet staff

<i>Lonely Planet has produced this article for Tourism Ireland. All editorial views are those of Lonely Planet alone and reflect our policy of editorial independence and impartiality.</i><p>You might be a seasoned guidebook author, or you might be the person that designs the interface on the mobile apps – it …

Lord of the Ring

<b>TWO Irish locations have made it into National Geographic’s prestigious list of the world’s Top 101 most scenic drives.</b><p>The first is no great …

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Internet History Sourcebooks Project<p>Paul Halsall, Editor<p>The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted …

5 amazing iOS 7 gestures: How to get more done faster!

iOS 7 includes even more gesture-based navigation shortcuts than ever, and that means, if you master them, you can navigate your apps, peek at …

Apps

Online Poster Makers

Labels: creating<p><b>Online Poster Makers</b><p><b>by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com</b><p>I love the <b>poster making websites</b>. Playing with words and pictures is one …

LILAC 2013 Keynote Speaker Steve Wheeler

Technology

New Feature – Save Links and Notes Through Email

This feature allows you to email your links and notes directly into your Diigo library. This is especially handy when you are on a mobile app. …

Things To Do In London For Free!

London