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Content Curation Tools

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Links to a range of applications for content curation of topics.

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Robin Good's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:41 PM



Good news for those interested in signing up for the Content Curation Master Class coming up this Monday. Two more curations tools have lined up to freely offer their PRO or yet-unavailable features to all participants to the master class organized by TheNextWeb Academy.


These are:


1) Handpick - custom curated email news to your selected contacts

60 days access to PRO account for free


2) NOOWIT - early access to Editor / Publishing features and PRO features for free - as soon as they become available (for blog authors)




These two line up to complete a full bonus-set that includes:


3) Spundge - content curation/publishing platform

60 days access to PRO account for free


4) Listly - create/curate/publish professional-looking embeddable lists

60 days access to PRO account for free


5) Twtrland - find true influencers and experts for every niche, skill or place

60 days access to PRO account for free +

free 30-minute custom demo


6) Swayy - news discovery and curated social sharing

direct access to private Beta + PRO plan free for 45 days


7) Scoop.it - content curation/publishing platform

access to PRO account  for free for 3 months


8) OpenTopic - content curation/publishing platform

access to Private Beta


9) Permamarks - permanent archival of web pages

access to Private Beta




Participants to the "Content Curation for Everyone" class will also get:

  • early access to my newest content curation tools mastermap, which contains over 400 tools fully organized by application/use and technology/format type.

  • access to my log of 100 criteria to evaluate any content curation tool



N.B.: Though the official promotion says for "beginners" this is really an "intermediate" class designed for those who already understand the basics and want to go beyond them.




You can sign-up for the class here: http://thenextweb.com/academy/


For more info, contact me directly at: Robin.Good @ masternewmedia.org


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Michaela Mati's curator insight, July 7, 2013 7:42 AM

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5 Reasons We Use Social Media - Edudemic

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There are many reasons we use social media. From the basic to the more advanced, the tool is simply ubiquitous and addictive. This infographic sheds some light for us all.
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The dizzying array of social media tools can be overwhelming. My favourites for teaching and building a professional community are Scoop.it and Twitter. I love Scoop.it because of its accessilbity and how I can connect with people all over the world. The influence of social media is incredible as the statistics on the graphic on this blog show and as educators, we need to think about the implications of this for teaching and learning.

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First published 25 March 2015 In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right)  I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&…

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Critical thinking has been organised around 4 principles developed by Halpern (2003).

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This infographic, from the Innovative Learning Institute, offers an excellent analysis of the value blended learning can bring to a classroom, as well as why every flipped classroom is a blended learning environment, but every blended learning environment isn’t necessarily a flipped classroom. Be sure to click the infographic for the full version.


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Empezando este nuevo espacio de curación sobre educación, enseñanza de lenguas, innovación y, en general, evolución de la clase.

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50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

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Rationale let's you create, online, argument maps. Argument maps are a great way to increase your critical thinking ability.
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An online tool that helps organise and structure an argument.

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Catherine Smyth's curator insight, March 18, 2015 1:26 AM

Rationale is an online tool that uses an argument map to organise and structure an argument and refine reasoning.

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Infographic: The Role of Pinterest Inside & Outside The Classroom - EdTech, higher ed, Online Learning, pinterest

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Pinterest is not just about recipes, dresses and decor for your home any longer. Schools and teachers are creating authentic learning experiences that can be shared through pins. The infographic below shares how professors and teachers are encouraging student participation in several ways. What education boards are you using?
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Inspiring ideas for how to use Pinterest in higher education.

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By Anna Warfield - Here are the top six reasons why you should be doing digital storytelling activities with your students.
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Should I Post This? Your Guide to Social Media [Infographic]

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Social media is often used for personal expression; to show special interests, proud moments, something informative, and personal statements. Social media accounts can be an extension of who were are. We live in a time where we can reach more people than in person. It can be tempting to tell everyone everything...


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Chris Gower's curator insight, March 5, 2015 11:06 AM

Some valuable e-safety thoughts :) 

Owen Kim's curator insight, March 7, 2015 4:48 AM

Social media is something that almost everyone uses and can give significant impact to people. Some people cannot differentiate what is and what is not appropriate to upload or publish hence it is good that everyone knows what and when to upload. Some people now days leave negative comments because of inappropriate posts which may lead to conflicts between people or hurting one's emotion. I feel that people should be sensitive when uploading a post so that negative impacts of social media will not worsen.

Sze Min's curator insight, March 8, 2015 6:20 AM

Almost everyone has social media accounts nowadays. But it stills narrow down to whether you are using it appropriately or not. Especially when the social medias are linked together, you would have to be careful on how you use it, as once the photos or status are online, everybody in the world would be able to see it.

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35 Educators You Should Follow on Pinterest

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Cristina Reyes's curator insight, April 4, 2015 2:03 AM

I agree , it´s a great curation tool. Intuitive interface and a variety of topics for educators 

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 6, 2015 3:48 PM

Are you just getting started using Pinterest? Check some of these people for ideas.

Mark Rasi's curator insight, April 13, 2015 8:56 PM

A wealth of info out there!

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How To Create A Perfect Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC]

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