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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. You can bookmark and categorize websites and easily share this list with your students. 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?

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Reviews of Pearltrees — Advocate Usage: I would use this exactly like Pinterest, but there are differences to the product that can't be beat! I love that everything is right there in front of me on a "light table" interface. The presenter mentioned using it today at the summit to store information (like cards, apps, etc.) and I loved that idea. I didn't get around to doing that, but now that I'm looking at all the paperwork I brought back, I wish I had done it so I could have the information digitally. 6 Tools for Teachers Technology has changed a lot about the way we live and work, but one area stands out as an exception: education. Many teachers still have to use the same tools—blackboards, textbooks, overhead projectors—that their own teachers used decades ago. That’s beginning to change. New apps, games, and websites are helping teachers work with their students in new ways and making it easier for them to connect with their colleagues. At the same time, states and districts are increasingly focused on giving teachers better feedback and doing more to help them keep learning. And reforms like the Common Core State Standards are creating a nationwide market that is encouraging more companies to develop innovative tools for teachers.

Content Curation Guide for SEO <div style="clear:both"><a href=" ><img src=" title="Content Curation Guide for SEO" alt="Content Curation Guide for SEO" border="0" /></a></div><div>Brought to you by : <a href=" Techmagnate SEO Company India</a></div> Before we get to the point of actually laying down a guide on how to curate content for better SEO, it seems like a good idea to first explain and explore what content curation actually means. As a term, content curation, is pretty self-explanatory. Curated content is content that has been assembled from all over the web and brought together at one place (a website) for further promotion. Content curation SEO, of course pertains to methods and processes that will help in search engine optimization of a website via interestingly curated content.

Ohio Department of 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. - Is Pearltrees Down Right Now? Server Status Check PearltreesWebsite Name: www.pearltrees.comURL Checked: Pearltrees for iPad is a Must-Have App "Tell me when it's an iPad app," I've told the team behind web curation startup Pearltrees over and over again. That day has finally come and what was a clumsy, Flash-based web experience is now a gorgeous, brilliant iPad app. Happy day, the Pearltrees iPad app is finally here! Pearltrees is a link saving and sharing service that uses a beautiful visual metaphor - links are saved as floating glass orbs just made for touching, swiping and zooming. You might be confused by the iPad app if you haven't used the web interface a little already. You can go be my buddy here.

The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about Below is a list I have been working on for the last couple of days. This list features some interesting web tools for teachers keen on integrating technology into their instruction and work routine. There are loads of web platforms that are educationally focused and to contain them all in one list is way beyond the scope of a short blog post like this , therefore I selected only what I deemed the most important. 1- Google drive 12 Experts Share Top Curation Tips Six easy steps to curation success Curation is sometimes confusing. Everyone has a different definition and it’s used in many different ways as part of content and marketing strategies. I asked 11 of my favorite curation experts for their best tips, tools, their favorite curator and suggestions on innovative uses of curation. Each is a curator on, my favorite curation tool and channel. New and experienced curators are going to learn from their advice.

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.

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