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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. 3- Evernote This is probably one of the most popular web tools but for me I use the mobile app more than I do with the web based one. 4- Pinterest This is a visual bookmarking tool that lets you pin web resources to the different pinboards you create. 5- Educlipper Educlipper is a relatively new web service that is gaining more and more in popularity each day. 6- Bundlr I like how Bundlr works. 7- Bag The Web Curate web content to make your own topic bags. 8- Springpad Springpad is another great tool to use to save your digital content. 9- Paperl.li This is a web tool that allows you to create an online newspaper from the photos, videos, and articles you come across online. 10- Netvibes

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Wikispaces Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally Note taking lies at the heart of curricula around the world. Beginning in elementary school, we teach students to "take notes" so that they can maintain a record of the content disseminated to them by the teacher. And yet, with mobile devices replacing paper notebooks, this process has become increasingly complex as students (and teachers) struggle to apply previous strategies to new tools. In the past, I wrote about the 4Ss of Note Taking With Technology. Students should choose a system that: Supports their learning needs Allows them to save across devices Possesses search capabilities Can be shared While I realize that younger students need scaffolding to learn any system, older students need to think beyond just transcribing information. Curate Recently, a middle-school teacher mentioned to me that her students could not keep track of everything. Curation implies more than just collecting resources into a folder or notebook. Synthesize Reflect

Only2Clicks - speed dial to favorite web site and make it your start page What is content curation? Why does it matter to teachers? The term "curate" has become a buzzword in education. I've seen it referenced in TEDx Talks and tossed around in Twitter chats. A few years ago, the term "curation" would have conjured up images of art galleries but now I associate it with conversations about the future of education. And yet . . . I'm really drawn toward an archaic definition of the term. Over time, this word morphed into an intense care and love for a particular subject, knowledge, or set of artistic works. This is something often overlooked in the conversations about education and curation. While I see some validity in this sentiment, I think it proves that now more than ever, teachers need to be curators. What does curation typically look like? Content curation begins with an intense love of the content. Curators have a holistic, connected knowledge combined with thoughtful commentary. If all of that seems too abstract, here are a few things that are a part of the curation process: Favorite Education Curators

Wired and Wireless Network Analysis Software by TamoSoft 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. In addition to actively engaging students in learning, this method also ensures that specific student needs are being addressed. Diigo: the No. 1 content curation tool for educators

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OER and you. The curation mandate At the #GoOpen Exchange on Friday, everyone was talking about OER and the need to curate. The Twiter feed shows the buzz around the trending event and it shows school librarians were at the table. As the initiative moves forward, it is critical for us to choose to be at the head of this particular table. Hosted at the beautiful Skywalker Ranch, Friday’s #GoOpen Exchange engaged major players in education from the White House and the DOE, as well as state officials, leaders of non-profits and learning institutions, the biggest names in e-commerce and technology, developers, vendors, publishers, state officials, administrators, leading folks in edtech, and educational thinkers and practitioners. I was proud to be there to share along with some serious library power: AASL President Leslie Preddy, Mark Ray (WA) Washington, Jennifer Boudrye (D.C.) and Mary Reiman (NE). But it was clear to our little group, that to the larger majority of the participants, we were not even on the OER radar. And so,

i-c-t - WALLWISHER Today’s generation of learners are social beings who communicate, collaborate, create, co-create and connect using online technologies. This Net Generation, or Net Gens as Tapscott (2008) defines them, are a generation whose modus operandi is networking where they can let their voices be heard in the crowd. They want to be active learners rather than consumers of information. Wallwisheris a collaborative tool that lets students be prosumers rather consumers.What is Wallwisher? Wallwisher is an Internet application that allows students to post their thoughts on a common topic using electronic sticky notes on a shared digital wall. Students can type a maximum of 160 characters per electronic sticky note that can incorporate an image, audio or video using the appropriate web address link.Why use Wallwisher? . ( If using with a class or group of students it is best to set up a class/group account rather than a private account. 3. 4. 5.

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