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My Top 10 Web Curation Tools as A Teacher

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

Tools for Professional Learning: Curate, Share, Connect For six years, I taught in a basement classroom with no windows, and yet I could see what was happening around the world thanks to the Internet. Though I tried learning something new each day, until I put systems in place, I spent more time searching for materials than actually learning. I realized that to effectively engage in professional learning, I needed tools in place to curate content, save what I found, and connect to other educators. Curating Content Initially, reading and learning was easy. Each morning, I skimmed 2-3 blogs to see what might be new. NetNewsWire (Mac Only) When I first installed this program, my reading world exploded. Flipboard (iOS or Android) Sadly, Google Reader went defunct. Feedly (web, iOS, or Android) While I personally don't use Feedly very often, I like to find tools that work across all devices. Save, Search, and Share With my curation tools in place, I ran into three more problems. Once I found a great link, what would I do with it?

La possibilité d'en sortir. Du web à l'oeuvre et retour. Une nouvelle affaire agite le landerneau blogosphérique (voir le hashtag #relire sur Twitter) et vu l'écho qu'elle commence à susciter, nul doute qu'elle en dépassera bientôt les limites. Il s'agit de l'ouverture, par la Bibliothèque nationale de france (BnF) du site ReLire (Registre des Livres Indisponibles en Réédition Electronique - sic) permettant aux auteurs et ayants-droits d'accepter ou de refuser l'entrée de leurs oeuvres (indisponibles donc) sous le régime d'une gestion collective. Rappel pour les non-initiés, les "oeuvres indisponibles" sont des oeuvres toujours protégées par la durée du droit d'auteur mais qui n'ont plus de diffusion commerciale et dont on ignore souvent qui sont les ayants-droits (on parle alors plutôt d'oeuvres "orphelines"). Kézaco ReLIRE ?? Les billets et prises de position incontournables à lire : Premiers à dégainer, les "contre". François Bon : "Auteurs, contre l'Etat voleur, réclamez vos droits" Dont voici le coeur des reproches adressés : Karl. Non.

February 2014: Curation Tools are Cool! I have been curating online resources since 1995– finding links for teachers, organizing them into categories, providing descriptions of the resource, and posting them on a Web site. However, that was in the Web 1.0 era when all teachers could do was read and click on my resources. Fast forward to today. There are tons of tools that allow me to easily gather links, organize them, and annotate them with information for teachers. Overview and Information Curation tools can be used by educators to provide up-to-date, organized information for students or colleagues, for students showcasing their relevant organization of Web resources as an assessment, or as an easy way for students to gather assets to use in a project. Nancy White has been studying curation and is a noted expert in the field. Stacia Johnson and Melissa Marsh created a video explaining why and how they curate information and they reviewed several of the most common tools used in schools. Curation Tools

Pour un droit au partage des livres numériques Philippe Aigrain a réagi sur blog à l’annonce de la plainte déposée par les éditeurs français contre le site de la Team AlexandriZ, ainsi qu’aux discussions qui s’en sont suivies sur les réseaux. Il y défend l’idée qu’un droit au partage doit être reconnu pour les livres numériques, thèse qu’il avait déjà mise en avant dans un billet publié au début de l’année : La prévisibilité de cette guerre au partage m’a poussé depuis longtemps à estimer que c’est aussi et même particulièrement dans le domaine du livre numérique qu’il faut d’urgence reconnaître un droit au partage non-marchand entre individus associé à de nouvelles rémunérations et financements, faute de quoi le déploiement massif des DRM et la guerre au partage feront régresser tragiquement les droits des lecteurs - et parmi eux des auteurs - même par rapport aux possibilités du livre papier. Flying Books. Par graymalkn. Copier n’est pas voler. Je reproduis ci-dessous le billet de Philippe Aigrain, placé sous licence CC-BY-SA.

Using Content Curation Tools to Engage Students When I was in college (for 12 years I might add) there were really only three sources of information available to students: 1) Instructor 2) Textbook 3) Library. This was not such a distant past. A mere two decades ago I finished my undergrad, and I graduated with my PhD in 2001. I don’t think learning, or even how we learn, has changed all that much since then. But what has changed is access to information and how that access might actually distract from learning. We live in the information age. For those of us raised in that distant galaxy two to three decades ago, or even further out, this is not so detrimental because we already have a solid context and construct from which to place all of this information. The abundance of freely available information also has changed the role of educators. One method to facilitate this process is to have the students contribute to the class content. TheHubEdu uses a shelf mechanism to organize content. Dr.

« Information wants to be free , vous vous souvenez ? | «:: S.I.Lex :: C’est sans doute l’une des phrases les plus célèbres prononcées à propos d’Internet : en 1984, l’auteur américain Stewart Brand lance au cours de la première Hacher’s Conference organisée en Californie : Information wants to be free. Ces mots deviendront l’un des slogans les plus forts du mouvement de la Culture libre et ils rencontrent encore aujourd’hui des échos importants, avec l’affaire Wikileaks par exemple, les révolutions arabes ou le mouvement de l’Open Data. L’idée de base derrière cette formule consiste à souligner que l’information sous forme numérique tend nécessairement à circuler librement et c’est la nature même d’un réseau comme internet de favoriser cette libération. Bits. Mais les choses sont en réalité un peu plus complexes et Stewart Brand dès l’origine avait parfaitement conscience que la libre circulation de l’information était un phénomène qui engendrerait des conflits : On the one hand information wants to be expensive, because it’s so valuable. Capsules. [...]

Step 6: Using Curation tools as part of your PLN – Teacher Challenges Welcome to the sixth step in our free professional learning series on building your PLN. In this activity you will explore: What is content curation?How to get started What is content curation? We are living in an era of information overload. A person with good content curation skills saves us time by shifting through the vast abundance of content on the Internet to select the best, most relevant resource, on a specific topic or theme, which they organize, manage and collate for their own use and share with us. If you look closely at most educators with a high following on social networks like Twitter, Facebook, Google+ you’ll notice that most are great content curators and share excellent resources. Photo Credit: Will Lion via Compfight Watch Harold Rheingold’s interview with Robin Good to learn more about curation. Benefits of curation The main reasons why educators curate content include: The curation process The key components to making curation tools part of your PLN are: Curation tools Blogs

How to solve impossible problems: Daniel Russell’s awesome Google search techniques Daniel Russell stood in front of a crowd of investigative journalists in Boston last week and showed us this picture of a random skyscraper in an unknown city: Russell posed a riddle: What’s the phone number of the office where this picture was snapped? Let that sink in. Nothing in that office was even in the photo. “Once you know these tricks, you can solve problems that look impossible,” Russell said. There are plenty of Google search cheat sheets floating around. Here are some of my favorite tips shared by Russell at the 2012 Investigative Reporters and Editors conference. Most of what you know about Boolean is wrong.Don’t bother typing AND in your search queries – Google treats it like any other word.But OR in all caps actually works. Part of the skill here is being fascinated about language. Think about how somebody else would write about the topic.Search is all about someone else’s language. This is a very good thing because you can now follow a topical area.” Related

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? Modern web tools make it easy for both students and instructors to contribute online discoveries to class conversations. How can I use Content Curation in My Class? Instructors are using online content curation tools in the classroom to: The following are some real-life examples of how content curation tools are being used in education. Pinterest is a pinboard-styled social photo sharing website. Storify is a way to tell stories using social media such as tweets, photos and videos. Scoop.it allows users to create and share their own themed magazines designed around a given topic. Get Started Using Content Curation Tools Additional Resources

The extended mind – how Google affects our memories Information has never been easier to find or record. Within seconds, the Internet lets us find answers to questions that would have remained elusive just a few decades ago. We don’t even have to remember the answers – we can just look them up again. Now, three psychologists have shown how our memories might react to this omnipresent store of information. They have found that when American students expect to have access to information in the future, they remember that information less well. The study lends some solid experimental weight to a game of speculative ping-pong that has bounced along for years. Critics pointed out that Carr had little evidence for his arguments. Ratliff wrote, “Perhaps the Web, then, is like a spouse who is around all the time, with a particular knack for factual memory of all varieties… There have to be doctoral students out there right now, working on clever studies about what having Google in your pocket does to your retentive abilities.”

Thing 5: Curation Tools What is digital curation? Traditionally, we think of a curator as someone who selects objects, interprets context and manages collections in a musuem. But it also describes what librarians do with their collections, aka: collection development. And if you’ve ever selected, evaluated and organized a collection of great web resources for a research project, then you’re a curator! So why the explosion of interest in digital curation? Ironically, this harkens back to early days of the web, when we had easy-to-use directories of good resources that were curated for us. These are quick reads and will get you up to speed on the why curation is important, both for you professionally and as a skill to teach students. Curation – a 2012 article by Joyce Valenza that covers all the reasons why we need to become curators and help our students learn this skill.Curation, Revisited: Aggregating Resources in 2016 Great EdWeb webinar from Feb 2016 Joyce Valenza, Brenda Boyer and Michelle Luhtala. Save

[Infographie] 10 ans de Creative Commons Cette semaine, Creative Commons fête ses dix ans dans le monde entier. Une décennie d'alternative à une vision maximaliste de la propriété intellectuelle qui a su conquérir le grand public. Owni, un des rares médias en CC en France, vous retrace cette histoire en une infographie interactive. Des early adopters aux géants du web, Owni vous retrace en une infographie 10 ans d’histoire de Creative Commons : ou comment un pari que d’aucuns jugeait pascalien a été remporté haut la main : proposer une alternative légale assouplissant la propriété intellectuelle pour favoriser le partage à l’heure du numérique. Depuis la publication du premier set de licences en décembre 2002, cette généreuse et utile idée a fait son chemin sur les cinq continents, dépassant son cœur initial de cible, la culture, pour s’appliquer à d’autres domaines comme la science ou l’éducation. Cliquez sur les items pour avoir plus d’informations.

Curation as a tool for teaching and learning (with images) · hbailie “A curator is an expert learner. Instead of dispensing knowledge, he creates spaces in which knowledge can be created, explored, and connected.” (Siemens, 2007). According to Boyd (2010) curators help people to focus their attention on the most relevant and important information streams. Valenza (2011) tells us to take advantage of the work of others passionate about a topic and use their curated work as a search tool. Librarians, journalists, and teachers have always curated: they evaluate, select, collect, present, and promote material for their users, readers and students; but these days curation is becoming an important activity for a broad range of people and for a variety of reasons and purposes. So what is curation?

Guide de l'open source Depuis 2004, environ, Smile publie régulièrement des livres blancs pour présenter l’extraordinaire richesse de cette offre : la gestion de contenus en 2004, les portails en 2005, la business intelligence en 2006, la virtualisation en 2007, la gestion électronique de documents et les PGIs/ERPs en 2008, les VPN open source et les Firewall en 2009, l’ecommerce et les Réseaux Sociaux d'Entreprise en 2010, NoSQL en 2011, Mobile et Recensement/audit open source en 2012, etc. 30 ouvrages en tout, accessibles en libre téléchargement, qui présentent une sélection des meilleures solutions open source dans le domaine considéré, leurs qualités respectives, ainsi que des retours d’expérience opérationnels. Il manquait à cela un référentiel central, présentant le meilleur de l’offre open source afin notamment d’orienter, d’aiguiller les donneurs d’ordres vers les solutions de référence. Les demandes ont été nombreuses en ce sens, notamment des DSI.

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