Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy. Obviously, depending on the grade level you teach, your students will have different abilities in each of the four areas, so your expectations and your teaching approach may differ quite noticeably from your colleagues. But the nagging question still remains for many teachers – what exactly is digital literacy?
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Customer Service trends are changing with the change in the level of empowerment given to individual consumers. Organizations need to adapt to new ways of reaching out to their customers. Deploying the latest tools to …
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Many business owners don’t know if their Social Media marketing methods are failing or not. Here are 5 ways to tell if success is in your wheelhouse.
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Being a huge fan of pools I can’t believe I missed this 50-meter-long swimmable bridge between two condo towers in Singapore. Living at the 574-apartment, 38-story-tall Sky Habitat would be my idea of hell, but I’d love to have a friend there to enjoy that roof and swim through that bridge.
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Coordinated agile robotic insects can be used for a variety of purposes including:
autonomously pollinating a field of crops;search and rescue (e.g., in the aftermath of a natural disaster);hazardous environment exploration;military surveillance;high resolution weather and climate mapping; andtraffic monitoring.
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Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.
If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running alongside a feature story.
Visage, a newly launched platform, provides custom templates for graphics. There are myriad tools on the market that do this (for a gander at 30 of them, check out this list), but Visage is the latest, and it’s gaining traction with designers at Mashable, MSNBC, and A&E…
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This infographic is from the 2014 Environmental Performance Index. The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks how well countries perform on high-priority environmental issues in two broad policy areas: protection of human health from environmental harm and protection of ecosystems. Within these two policy objectives the EPI scores country performance in nine issue areas comprised of 20 indicators. Indicators in the EPI measure how close countries are to meeting internationally established targets or, in the absence of agreed-upon targets, how they compare to the range of observed countries.
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