"Getting to know all the Google Plus features and tips might require some time for students but a handy cheat sheet such as the one below will definitely be of great help. This graphic created by Eric Welke outlines the different shortcuts and tips you and your students need to know about to tap into the full potential of this platform (I learned about this graphic from Daily Genius)."
Posterini combines creativity, design and marketing all in one. Welcome to the professional poster maker that allows you to make your own poster, flyer, banner, card or any other marketing asset you need.
SnackTools is a suite of rich Internet applications that aims to offer you the most friendly tools for creating web content.
As the technology advances rapidly, people are starting to regularly use Internet-enabled devices. New technology has lead to a rise in popularity of web-based applications. Our goal is to enable anyone with an Internet connection to create rich content for the web. SnackTools originated with BannerSnack and PhotoSnack. Since then we have rapidly added new apps to the SnackTools family. These new applications include: PodSnack, TubeSnack, PollSnack, FlipSnack and SlideSnack.
eduClipper is a visual bookmarking tool. You can use the eduClipper bookmarklet to add "clips" (bookmarks) to your eduClipper boards. But eduClipper is much more than a visual bookmarking service. You can add PowerPoint, PDF, and image files to your boards. You can also add links to videos to your boards. You can play the videos without leaving your eduClipper board. And those of us who have Google Drive embedded into our professional lives will be happy to know that we can add Google Drive files to our eduClipper boards.
The best part of eduClipper, is that you can create class boards to share with your students and they can share boards with you. As a teacher you can create classes in your eduClipper account. When you create a class you will be given an access code that your students can use to join your class. Alternatively, you can directly add students to your class boards through your eduClipper account. As the teacher you have complete control over the content that is shared and the comments written on each board.
"Storybird is a great platform for visual storytelling. Students can easily use it to create visual stories in few steps. Storybird provides students with artwork curated from illustrators and animators from all around the world and invite them to use those images to create engaging stories. Besides being able to create their own storybooks, students can use Storybird library to access and read a wide variety of books written by others. They can also interact with these works through hearting and commenting on books they like."
"Padlet is a great platform for bookmarking and sharing digital content. Since in its launch a few years ago, Padlet (formerly Wallwisher) has undergone several great updates that make it an ideal tool to use with students in class. Before we see some of the ways to use this platform with students, let us have a look at some of its features."
Record beautiful MP3s of your favorite YouTube videos. Fast, free, and packed with great features like subtracks, artist and title tags, removal of unwanted silence, audio normalization, and more. No registration required.
School Robins is an information gathering tool for school leaders and teachers. Just create an information request (aka Round Robin) about a student, group or topic. Each chosen member of staff receives an email and staff replies are neatly collated into reports, providing you with up to date information at your fingertips.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.