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Education Technology - theory and practice: Pearltrees for teachers

Education Technology - theory and practice: Pearltrees for teachers
Year 2012 last post is a guest post from Finnish teacher Tommi Viljakainen. He is a teacher in Elimäki lower and upper secondary school. He teaches English, French and P.E. He is also interested in social media, iPad and the future of education. You can find Tommi also in Twitter under name @tommiviljaA (Finnish) teacher's dive into social media - "I discovered pearls in Pearltrees!"Tips for teachersThis time I thought I could write about Pearltrees from a teacher's perspective. 10 tips for teachers: 1. The new social media tools make it possible for us to take the learning to the next level. Links:The program: app (iPad, iPhone) Me and Pearltrees:My blog writings (in Finnish) Articles about Pearltrees:Pearltrees makes Web curation a joy with its 'magical' new iPad Web curation service Pearltrees launches a premium offering for private content in Wikipedia: about Pearltrees:Exclusive first look: Pearltrees iPad app enables new kind of content The Role Of Curation In Search?

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7 Secrets of the Super Organized A few years ago, my life was a mess. So was my house, my desk, my mind. Then I learned, one by one, a few habits that got me completely organized. Am I perfect? Of course not, and I don’t aim to be. But I know where everything is, I know what I need to do today, I don’t forget things most of the time, and my house is uncluttered and relatively clean (well, as clean as you can get when you have toddlers and big kids running around). A teacher in social media - Pearltrees - 10 tips for teachers A (Finnish) teacher's dive into social media - "I discovered pearls in Pearltrees!" + 10 tips for teachers This time I thought I could write about Pearltrees from a teacher's perspective. I started to use the web curation tool Pearltrees during my autumn holiday (in 2012) and I'm still amazed by the possibilities it has to offer.It was the head teacher of our upper secondary school Kari Rajala who first introduced me to social media. I started using Facebook and soon got friends from my fellow teachers.

The Public Library: A Photographic Love Letter to Humanity’s Greatest Sanctua... by Maria Popova “When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.” “A library is many things,” E.B. White once wrote in a letter to the children of a little town to inspire them to fall in love with their new library. “But particularly it is a place where books live, and where you can get in touch with other people, and other thoughts, through books… Books hold most of the secrets of the world, most of the thoughts that men and women have had.” Reading room, Stephen A.

5 Content Curation Infographics 5 Content Curation Infographics Discover what content curation is, its challenges, and how to use it to improve your social media branding. Part of a good content marketing strategy, content curation is the art of finding, selecting, and sharing the best, most relevant content related to a particular theme or topic. It’s not possible (or recommended) to share your own content 100% of the time, which is where content curation comes in. Curating and sharing topical content that’s useful to your audience associates that content with your brand and creates brand affinity. Curata’s Content Marketing Pyramid nicely illustrates all the facets of content marketing and the amount of effort required for each initative.

SmART Ideas: Pearltrees Tutorial SmART Ideas: Pearltrees Tutorial It’s no secret that I love Pearltrees as a way to organize all of my digital items in one place. Even so, it’s helpful to see exactly how someone else sets theirs up so that you can get started a little faster. In today’s video tip, I’m sharing a Pearltrees Tutorial that shows you my own system for organizing all of my files, photos, social media posts and web resources in one single online space.

Blog Archive » The Web’s third frontier Everyone realizes that the web is entering a new phase in its development. One indication of this transition is the proliferation of attempts to explain the changes that are occurring. Functional explanations emphasize the real time web, collaborative systems and location-based services. Technical explanations argue that the interconnectivity of data is the most significant current development. Teaching and Learning, Technology and Libraries – 2014 May 18, 2014 @ 19:13 On Friday 2nd May I attended the Teaching and Learning, Technology and Libraries conference held at the State Library of NSW. It was a brilliant opportunity to talk to fellow teacher librarians and participate in three different workshops offered by the library. The three I chose to attend were: 1.

This is How to Use Twitter as a Curation Tool Twitter bookmarks way outnumber all the other bookmarks I have in my Chrome browser. Whenever I come across a video, a guide, a tutorial, a graphic, or a well written article on Twitter I automatically add it to this list of bookmarks and from time to time I refer to these bookmarks to select for the content I want to share with you here as is the case with the awesome graphic below. I am also working on a term paper for my MA Ed here in the Mount University. This paper is about the use of twitter as a professional development tool for teachers and which I will share with you in PDF format once it is submitted . Today I am sharing with you this great graphic from Langwitches. check it out below and share with use what you think of it.Enjoy

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