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Wakelet – Save, organize and share content. Charity Harbeck's Wakelet (@CharityHarbeck2702) Google Keep – Save your thoughts, wherever you are. Destiny Collections. LiveBinders - Organize your resources in an online digital binder. Diigo - Better reading and research with annotation, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking & more.

Symbaloo - Your Bookmarks and favorites in the cloud. Sqworl | Simple Visual Bookmarking for Educators. | Research and publish the best content. - Collect great content. Instapaper. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. Bitly | URL Shortener and Link Management Platform.

Pocket. Trello. Welcome to Feedly. How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching. Are You a Curator or a Dumper? To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation. Chapter 8 - Uberize Your Learning and Curate Resources - The Shake Up Learning Book. Learning How to COACH: Why Being a ‘Curator’ Can Change Your Campus :: Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative. One of the fundamental skills for being a good instructional coach is being able to provide the right resource at the right time for the teacher(s) you’re working with.

It takes time, emotional labor, tremendous patience, and a keen ear to understand what your “coachee” needs. And this all assumes you already have a repository of quality resources from which to pull and that you won’t have to say, “hold on, let me Google it.” There are many skills that a coach needs to master and one of those skills is curating resources. The wonderful Jennifer Gonzalez on the Cult of Pedagogy blog recently wrote a terrific piece asking if you were a curator or a dumper.

Collect – Where are you going to get/find resources? It’s important to have a system in place to actually find resources at the outset. Organize – What tools do you use keep track of your resources? Ok, so now that you’ve found a resource, how are you going to keep up with it? Aggregate – What are your quality standards?