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Directory of Learning & Performance Tools & Services. Curation Tools. Share your own uses of curation tools or other great examples here: --Ideas for Using Curation Tools Curation means to select, collect, preserve, maintain, organize and archive.

Curation Tools

One dictionary definesa "curator" as someone in charge of a museum or library! So in that sense, librarians have always been curators. Today much of the information our students need and use is digital: websites, blogs, wikis, tweets, videos,podcasts, images, ebooks, databases, slideshows, graphics, reports, articles, illustrations, clipart and moreis found online and/or in digital form and accessed through our computers, on our smartphones or other mobile devices.. Your Learning Curve: Curation: A Skill for the 21st Century. Top 10 Free Content Curation Tools for Teachers. The increasing role of curation in learning & teaching. Published on August 12th, 2012 | by Mark Anderson Curation has always been an important weapon in the arsenal of a student but never before has it been easier to curate, gather, organise and collate information on topics.

The increasing role of curation in learning & teaching

It is going to change the way in which we teach and the way in which students learn and can access information. Robin Good is bang on in his detailed article here on the topic when he gives his ten reasons why curation is transforming the education landscape: An Overwhelming Abundance of Information Which Begs To Be OrganizedA Growing Number of “Open” Teaching / Learning Content HubsConstantly Changing InformationReal-World Info Is Not Held Inside SilosFast-Food Info Consumption in DeclineJob Market Changing – New Skills NeededAlternative Certification Systems EmergingTeachers Can Curate Their TextbooksEducational Marketplace Open to Thousands of CompetitorsDemand for Trusted Guidance Link: So how does this help students learn? 10 Must Have Bookmarklets for Teachers. Here are some examples of interesting bookmarklets for teachers and students: 1- Pin it This is for Pinterest.

10 Must Have Bookmarklets for Teachers

All it takes is a single click to pin an article. 2- This is for Scoopit , the content curation service, if you are a Scoopit member then install it on your browser. 3- Short URL This one here shortens long URLs using the Bitly service. 10 Excellent Social Bookmarking Tools for Teachers. February, 2014 Social bookmarking is a new concept that has seen the light with the emergence of bookmarking services like the ones I cited below.Semantically speaking, ' social bookmarking' is made up of the the term " social " which is related to society and general interactions between people, and the verb " to bookmark " (used here as a gerund ending in ing) which has to do with recording and/or saving content for both later use and quick access.

10 Excellent Social Bookmarking Tools for Teachers

Weaving the semantic reference of the two words results in social bookmarking as we know it today : a collaborative and collective saving and sharing of web content.' Below are some of the best social bookmarking websites I would recommend to teachers and students. Have a look and let us know what you think of them on our Facebook page. 1- Diigo This is my favourite tool for socialbookmarking. Digital Curation: An Essential Skill-Set For L&D In The 21st Century – Modern Learning in Practice. “Curation replaces noise with clarity.

Digital Curation: An Essential Skill-Set For L&D In The 21st Century – Modern Learning in Practice

And it’s the clarity of your choosing; it’s the things that people you trust help you find. We [L&D] need to be the people that organizations trust to help replace the endless noise with clarity.” Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers are Creators, Steven Rosenbaum, 2011 Curation has become a hot topic for L&D in recent years, both for its value to employees and its necessity in a world in which the pace of business is accelerating alongside the sheer volume of information. LiveBinders for Education.

Diigo - Better reading and research with annotation, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking & more. Welcome! - eduClipper. Only2Clicks Tour. Think of it as a speed dial to your most used web sites If you’re like me, you might have hundreds of links stored in your browser's bookmarks, spread across multiple folders and categories, but you may only have a dozen web sites that you frequently access on a daily basis.

Only2Clicks Tour

The few tech-savvy computer users might use comprehensive start pages such as netvibes or iGoogle - complete with gadgets and widgets…what ever they are! Most of us are on the run, and just want something simple and easy to use. Here is the good news, you’ve found it here with only 2 clicks! Create personalized links to most used web sites Once you've created an account, you'll be able to add new favorite links into your categories. Automatic Snapshot Start building your favourite links by clicking on ‘add new link’. Manage your Categories (Tab) Links can be organised into categories. Ideal Start Page Make sure you set as your browser homepage simply by clicking on the link with home icon.

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Explore anytime with a bookmark, browser bar, or mobile app

How to Save. How to use BagTheWeb? A post is an easy way to create public content directly on

How to use BagTheWeb?

Use it for anything from writing simple notes to blog-like stories and articles. A postcan be linked to any bag just like a normal webpage. Learn more about About Pinterest.