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Visual Social Bookmarking with Pearltrees - Teach Amazing!

Visual Social Bookmarking with Pearltrees - Teach Amazing!
Written by Mark Brumley Visual Social Bookmarking This educational technology post introduces you to the amazing world of visual social bookmarking. Combining a mind-blowing user interface with excellent classroom usability, visual social bookmarking sure to be a valuable tool for you and your students. You probably know social booking has great benefits in the educational setting. However, many people are visual learners and might struggle with organizing a huge list of online resources. What is Pearltrees Think of Pearltrees as a visual social bookmarking tool. Collections of bookmarks (pearls) are joined into branching categories called pearlltrees. Pearltrees in the Classroom How can you use Pearltrees in the classroom? Have you used Pearltrees or a similar web 2.0 site?

Ohio Department of Education | Pearltrees in Education PearlTrees is a collaborative website to store thoughts, links, videos, and notes. Teachers can easily post an idea or "pearl" on a specific topic or series of topics. Using PearlTrees provides a way to collaborate professionally with other teachers in Ohio and beyond because all “trees” are public unless you have the premium account. Click the different pearls to find information and resources on each of the various topics. For iOS users who are unable to view the flash-based preview above, the Ohio Technology Pearltrees web address is www.pearltrees.com/OhioTechnology.

6 reasons to use Pearltrees Pearltrees is the first and largest social curation community on the Internet. It’s a place to organize, discover and share all the cool content you find online. However, beyond this basic definition, a question remains: why would I want to use Pearltrees? Well, what I want to share with you are six major use cases (or reasons) we’ve identified as being most popular across our entire community of web curators. In addition, I’ll also share with you a couple of interesting ways in which I have put Pearltrees to use for myself. Hopefully, you’ll not only get value in learning how the community uses Pearltrees, but also be inspired to find even more clever and creative ways to use our software yourself. 3. The problem is that aside from searching your personal twitter stream to get back to the cool stuff you tweeted there’s no great way to keep those links at hand. Note: For advanced users you can even hashtag the links you tweet with #PT and the name of a pearltree in your account (e.g.

Say Goodbye to Pinterest and Hello to Pearltrees A few weeks ago, I began to use a new service called Pearltrees, and its accompanying iPad app. Since that time, I have explored the service, shared and gathered pearls, and raved about it to every person I can think of. Now its time in the spotlight on iSource is well-deserved. With all the hubbub of syncing bookmarks and how “everybody is doing it” (Safari with iCloud, Chrome, etc.), Pearltrees quietly stands to the side as a more powerful, intuitive, and beautiful way to organize what you uncover on the web – as a Pearl. It’s “Pinterest” meets “bookmark syncing” meets your personal “mind map.” Recently Pinterest has exploded onto the social networking scene. With Pearltrees, I can “pearl” (a new verb) a note, a picture, or website link through copy & paste – or use a web browser extension/add-on/bookmarklet; title it anything I want; and share it on Twitter, Facebook, and email. Want to find other “pearls” put there? I expect Pearltrees to explode in use too. Continue reading:

What is Pearltrees? - Documents Cetakan Pertama/First Printing 2011 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Diterbitkan di Malaysia oleh/Published in Malaysia by PUSAT PEMBANGUNAN AKADEMIK UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor D.E., MALAYSIA e-mel: pghppa@ukm.my Web 2.0 Sharing Tools: A Quick Guide Mohamed Amin Embi ISBN 978-983-3168-19-4 CHAPTER 10 - PEARLTREES - What is Pearltrees?..…………………………………....………….......................1 Ways of using Pearltrees……………………………...............................................1 Get started with Pearltrees……………………………………….......................3 References……………………………………………………………………....8 Chapter 10: Pearltrees 1 Chapter 10 PEARLTREES WHAT IS PEARLTREES? Pearltrees is a fascinating and innovative new social networking site that is centered on communicating common interests in a visually interesting and complex manner.

Sharing is the new way of learning | a node among nodes! 10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools) Are you looking for ways to integration technology in your lesson plans and courses that provide for an engaging experience for you and your students? Fans of instructional technology know that it can be fun and inviting, and engaged students are far more likely to be learning. I believe that if you can get students involved and motivated effectively enough, you can improve their learning habits over the long term. With that in mind, here are 10 highly engaging uses of technology in the classroom, along with dozens of tools and resources for implementation. Most of these involve free web based tools, so that's an added bonus! Interactive Collaboration The 2014 Gates Foundation report, Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools, indicates that teachers want tools “supporting student collaboration and providing interactive experiences”. Gathering Feedback Embedding Questions in Videos Today’s students consume video like drinking water. Active Learning

This article speaks to the visual bookmarking and how to use it in class. by pamdoc Apr 7

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