Rene deBerardinis

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Schools Shouldn't Trust Google Search Because It Reinforces Racism, Researcher Argues

Safiya Noble discusses her recent book, "Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism," and what it means for K-12 educators and …

Education Technology

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More jena.passut_7651 Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:59Like good hygiene, good digital …

Stop reading what Facebook tells you to read

<i>An open memo, to all marginally-smart people/consumers of internet "content":</i><p>Hi.<p>Some questions. Do you...<p>Want the internet to be better in 2018?<p>Want …

Small Ideas For Creating Visible Book Buzz

I start thinking of summer on the very first day of school. As I greet my new students, I cannot help but wonder; who will leave us a reader? Who …

CRAAP – Infographic by ISPP Library

Five ways to spot fake news

Some Small Ideas to Help Students Self-Select Books Better

I was asked this morning on Twitter how we move students beyond wanting hand-picked recommendations every time they book shop. How do they move …

Teaching

Teaching Current Events in the Age of Social Media

As adults, we bring our prior knowledge of history and our optimism about humanity to help us process and filter this inundation. Our students, …

Now there's a game you can play to 'vaccinate' yourself against fake news

The term “fake news” is everywhere these days. After gaining steam during the 2016 US election, it’s become a catch-all phrase used by people from …

9 of The Best News Sources for Students and Young Learners

News reading is an important literacy practice that, among other things, helps students become responsible citizens, raises their critical media …

Teaching Students to Legally Use Images Online

<b>As our students create more and more digital products</b>—blog posts, videos, podcasts, e-books—they should be using images to enhance them. Images grab …

The Problem of Fake News Is Not Recent, But Our Current Internet Ecosystem Is

I listen to a lot of podcasts at work. I try to get them from a number of places and find perspectives that I’m not well-equipped to see. I do this …

Taking Research to the Next Level in Project-Based Learning

I remember the first time we did a PBL unit and I asked students to fill out a survey on their favorite and least favorite parts. Overwhelmingly, …

Pedagogy

Understanding—and Teaching—the Five Kinds of Nonfiction

In the last 25 years, informational books for young readers have undergone exciting and dramatic changes, evolving into five distinct categories. …

Four Guidelines for Summer Reading

In my previous post, I wrote about the research that links enjoyment of reading to reading achievement. Perhaps one of the most enjoyable times to …

Thinking Outside the Bin: Why labeling books by reading level disempowers young readers

Illustration by James SteinbergA child enters the library, looking for something to read. She wanders the aisles, glancing at book spines, running …

Picture Books for Teaching Digital Citizenship!

I have been talking about digital citizenship a lot over the last couple of months. In my workshops and presentations, I love sharing picture books …

5 Ways To Help Students Ask Better Questions

<b>5 Ways To Help Students Ask Better Questions</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>There’s nothing I care more about than students, and there are few things I think can serve …

How To Ease Students Into Independent Inquiry Projects

Chris was a shy, introverted student in my senior-level English class. Throughout the course I saw Chris raise his hand during a class discussion …

Under pressure plagiarism Vanilla Ice

Under pressure Vanilla Ice vs. Queen and David Bowie (1990) Based on an idea from: Lindsay Noll Kuhfal Farley Elementary School Nadine Bailey …

Web Site Evaluation

Hoax or No Hoax? Strategies for Online Comprehension and Evaluation

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY<p>Computers with Internet access<br>• LCD projector (optional)<p>PRINTOUTS<p>WEBSITES<p>PREPARATION<p>1.<p>Before teaching this lesson, your …

How Savvy are Your Students?: 7 Fake Websites to Really Test Their Evaluation Skills

Looking to test your students’ capabilities at figuring out if a website is real or not? Use these fake websites to help, but be careful! Looks may …

How Reading Increases Your Emotional Intelligence & Brain Function: The Findings of Recent Scientific Studies

Reading “availeth much,” to borrow an old phrase from the King James Bible. To read is to experience more of the world than we can in person, to …

Top 10 sites to help students check their facts

In a political climate where sharing fake news has become commonplace, it’s more important than ever to rely on trustworthy and dogged fact-checking …

Stop Using the Label 'Struggling Reader,' Author Jacqueline Woodson Advises

The bestselling author of the memoir-in-verse <i>Brown Girl Dreaming</i> was recently named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Here's how …

Reading with Pictures: Serious Learning Through Comics

Creating Reading With Pictures<p>That's why I connected with Josh Elder, an award-winning graphic novelist and nationally syndicated cartoonist who, in …

28 MORE Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball (2018)

When I made the first of these lists back in 2016 I had no idea the places it would go: Libraries, schools and families all over the world continue …

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