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Curation Tools

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. 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.. Our role as teacher librarians has expanded to helping students and teachers access, evaluate, use and generate information and resources far beyond the walls of the school library media center. so it follows that we would want to find ways to curate information in digital form and help teachers and students learn to do the same. For more

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Two Very Good Book Search Engines for Teachers May 11, 2015 In today’s post we are sharing with you two good platforms where you can search for and find online free and premium books. As for Free Book Search tool listed below , this is a specific search engine designed to help you find free ebooks, audiobooks, and Kindle books. This tool is also integrated with Google Drive allowing you to conduct your book search right in your Drive. iTeachU – Content Curation Tools Content Curation ToolsJennifer Moss2014-05-13T14:38:01+00:00 What is Content Curation? As instructors, we are all information curators. How do you collect and share currently relevant content with your students? How do your students research and share information that they find with the rest of class? What tools do you use to manage or facilitate presentation of resources?

Teaching Content Curation Skills To Students In my last piece, I discussed why content curation was an essential skill and discussed ways teachers could use Pinterest to curate content for students. Modeling this skill for students is important, but giving them the knowledge to do it themselves is crucial. The ability to sort through many sources for high-quality information was always the goal of library time and research notecards, but today’s students need tech-based content curation skills. Many of the best and most popular programs for this are widely available for free online. Students can learn to manage information with Pinterest Pinterest can be an excellent place to begin teaching students to do their own content curation, though the site’s minimum age requirement of 13 can interfere with younger students’ ability to use this technology.

17 of the Best Content Curation Tools to Use Let’s face it: creating unique content for every single platform can be taxing for even the most skilled copywriter. The demand to come up with fresh, interesting content and provide great resources for your clients is huge, and it’s tough to keep up with. Because of this, many copywriters, marketers, and CEOs turn to content curation. Content curation (the process or sifting through, organizing, and re-distributing pre-existing content) can be a helpful tactic, but it has its limitations. Going Retro: Reading Apps for Real Books Reading Rainbow app YouTube clips. Texting.

My Top 10 Web Curation Tools as A Teacher 1- Scoopt.it This is my favorite web curation tool. It allows you to create categories to which you scoop links and materials you find online. It also has a bookmarklet that you can install on 2- Livebinder This another cool tool I use to organize and bookmark my resources.

Learning the art of Digital Content Curation It is undeniable that we live in a world of information overload. Check out Internet Live Stats to be truly ‘infowhelmed’! Just one second of internet traffic…. As busy people, it is often at precisely the wrong time that we find that fascinating article, or when we are looking for something else that we discover a great resource for the future. Keeping track of all of this digital information is important – we all know how quickly our time is sapped away while searching online.

50 Top Content Curation Tools: Find, Share the Best Content Last updated 06:29h17 Oct, 2016 in All Things Productivity by Cóbhan Phillipson Content is leading the way in online marketing, and studies show that marketers are creating more content now than ever before. And, because marketers are spending more time creating more content, they want to know that their time is being spent wisely and that they are getting a return that makes all of their time spent creating content worth it. It’s no wonder, then, that marketers are searching for content curation tools to make the process a little easier. With the right content curation tool, marketers shave valuable time off their content creation process.

23 Great Library Blogs Let’s say that you are a school librarian, and let’s say you’ve decided that like many of the teachers in your school, you too are ready to use a blog to connect with parents and students, to share your latest news and events, or perhaps to develop your own personal learning network (PLN). You’re motivated and ready to begin, but you may have some lingering questions about the best way to get started and maybe you’re not entirely sure how to organize your new blog. Unfortunately, searching the internet for “how to create a great library blog” doesn’t yield many helpful answers. There are some sites that come up in that search that appear useful, but overall it seems to make more sense to just visit library blogs, see what works and what doesn’t, and craft your blog around the ideas you like the best. To make that process easier, we’ve compiled a list of library blogs on Edublogs. Library & Librarian Blogs

Top 10 Free Content Curation Tools for Teachers General speak all teachers are educational information curators, or should be. Modern web tools help both students and teachers to contribute online discoveries to class conversations. But which is the best way to collect and share relevant educational content with your students Which are the best free education tools to manage presentation of educational resources? 5 Reasons you need to be a Content Curator No doubt about it, Content Curation is one of the most important digital skills of our time. The basic fact is that Curation is a strategy that we need just to begin to implement and sift through all of the information online.The following explains the top reasons why we need to engage in quality content curation as educators and as learners! Content Curation and Information Literacy The Top 5 Reasons to be a Content Curator.

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