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Visual Boards To Curate Your Learning Topics: Learni.st

Heiko Idensen reports in his curated newsradar "Online Curating & Social Learning Tools and Applications": "Learnist is a new pinboard where users can organize their learning materials. It resembles Pinterest except that Learnist is just for sharing learning resources.

 

 

The website is still in beta but looks really very promising for both teachers and students.

 

Here is a set of the main features that Learnist offers to its users :

It is free Itis easy to use It has a user friendly interface It lets users create pinboards around a certain topic Users can create different boards and invite others to collaborate on them It lets you pin images,videos, and text to your boards with a single click from Learnist bookmarklet Users can also upload resources to their  boards using URLs

Free to use.

 

Try it out: http://learni.st 


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Beth Kanter's comment, May 25, 2012 8:58 AM
OMG, I think I died and went to heaven .. I'm going to check this out right away - it is exactly what I had hoped to use pinterest for.
Beth Kanter's comment, May 25, 2012 9:03 AM
Bummer, it is invite only - but requested one - hopefully won't take too long - looks like a great tool for trainers and teachers
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35 Gifts Your Children Will Never Forget | Becoming Minimalist

35 Gifts Your Children Will Never Forget | Becoming Minimalist | Engaging students in the 21st century | Scoop.it
What type of gifts can we give to our children that they will never forget? What gifts will truly impact their lives and change them forever?

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Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning | MindShift

Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning | MindShift | Engaging students in the 21st century | Scoop.it

In today’s dynamic classrooms, the teaching and learning process is becoming more nuanced, more seamless, and it flows back and forth from students to teachers. Here’s a look at current trends in teaching and learning, their implications, and changes to watch for.


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