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Four Vital Traits of a Good Content Curator

Four Vital Traits of a Good Content Curator | IT and learning | Scoop.it
The Anatomy of a Good Content Curator Part of being a Social Media Manager is culling the infinite sources of the web for the latest news, information, and resources relevant to your industry or target market.

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Lindsey Weintraub at SocialMediaToday has a short but valuable guide to four key traits a good curator really needs to have.

 

From the ability to search and tap into sources that should not be what everyone else is looking at, to the ability to know in and out its chosen niche of interest and its players, the good content curator has an uncanny talent for scanning, selecting and triple-verifying anything potentially interesting before even considering showcasing in its selections.

 

Rightful. Good for anyone just starting out with curation. 7/10

 

Article:http://socialmediatoday.com/parkerwhite/1236016/what-makes-good-content-curator#

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What has long arms and raised eyebrows?

 

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¿Qué aspectos hacen de ti un buen Content Curator?

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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | IT and learning | Scoop.it

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Ajo Monzó's curator insight, June 20, 2:01 AM
Molt bo!
António Leça Domingues's curator insight, June 24, 2:54 AM
Kit de desenvolvimento pessoal para professores.
David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 29, 7:38 PM

Very useful! Thanks to Michel Verstrepen.      

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Free Technology for Teachers: Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects - A Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects - A Handout | IT and learning | Scoop.it

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects #edtech @rmbyrne https://t.co/KsCkwe0nTg RT @playDXTR


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HyperDuino (Arduino) Kits

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, January 1, 9:52 PM

Check out HyperDuino! 

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Announcing Simple Mode – Creating a PowToon just got 150x Easier

Announcing Simple Mode – Creating a PowToon just got 150x Easier | IT and learning | Scoop.it

In Simple Mode, all the little design details take a back seat while the main functionality stars front and center. We simply took the awesome PowToon platform, that you know and love, and added a punch of awesomeness Bam! so that your experience is cleaner, faster and more focused. And, who doesn’t like a nice clean space to work from!?


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PEB's curator insight, August 8, 2015 10:03 AM

You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

Frank J. Klein's curator insight, August 8, 2015 3:38 PM

You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

Charlotte L Weitze's curator insight, August 11, 2015 4:42 AM

You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

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Quick Key | mobile scanner

Quick Key | mobile scanner | IT and learning | Scoop.it

Make a simple answer key for any quiz, or make your own printable standards-aligned assessment on our Website. Distribute your quiz to colleagues, and upload the results to PowerSchool.


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Another interesting looking mobile assessment device.

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Louis Levy's curator insight, August 7, 2015 7:27 AM

Another interesting looking mobile assessment device.

Dennis Swender's curator insight, August 7, 2015 11:18 AM

Another interesting looking mobile assessment device.

Frank J. Klein's curator insight, August 8, 2015 3:07 PM

Another interesting looking mobile assessment device.

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Creatubbles - The place to nurture children’s creativity

Creatubbles - The place to nurture children’s creativity | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Creatubbles is a safe place for those who care about creativity to upload, share and start conversations around young people’s artwork. Start Now - It's Free!
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30 Facts About Gamification in eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Gamification in eLearning Infographic: 30 Facts About Gamification in eLearning Infographic by TalentLMS the gamified LMS!
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The Shallows

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"This is a book to shake up the world.” —Ann Patchett "Essential reading about our Internet Age." —New York Times Book Review Is Google making us stupid? When Nicholas Carr posed that question in a...
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e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags - Your Source for Social News and Networking

e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags - Your Source for Social News and Networking | IT and learning | Scoop.it
e-Learning Tags is a social bookmarking service where you can discover, share, vote and discuss remarkable eLearning content.
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Gamification in theory and action: A survey

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Gamification has drawn the attention of academics, practitioners and business professionals in domains as diverse as education, information studies, human–computer interaction, and health. As yet, the term remains mired in diverse meanings and contradictory uses, while the concept faces division on its academic worth, underdeveloped theoretical foundations, and a dearth of standardized guidelines for application. Despite widespread commentary on its merits and shortcomings, little empirical work has sought to validate gamification as a meaningful concept and provide evidence of its effectiveness as a tool for motivating and engaging users in non-entertainment contexts. Moreover, no work to date has surveyed gamification as a field of study from a human–computer studies perspective. In this paper, we present a systematic survey on the use of gamification in published theoretical reviews and research papers involving interactive systems and human participants. We outline current theoretical understandings of gamification and draw comparisons to related approaches, including alternate reality games (ARGs), games with a purpose (GWAPs), and gameful design. We present a multidisciplinary review of gamification in action, focusing on empirical findings related to purpose and context, design of systems, approaches and techniques, and user impact. Findings from the survey show that a standard conceptualization of gamification is emerging against a growing backdrop of empirical participants-based research. However, definitional subjectivity, diverse or unstated theoretical foundations, incongruities among empirical findings, and inadequate experimental design remain matters of concern. We discuss how gamification may to be more usefully presented as a subset of a larger effort to improve the user experience of interactive systems through gameful design. We end by suggesting points of departure for continued empirical investigations of gamified practice and its effects.

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Where Filmmakers Learn: The Best in Tutorials, Tools, and Classes - VideoBlocks

Where Filmmakers Learn: The Best in Tutorials, Tools, and Classes - VideoBlocks | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Got a great idea for a video project but want a filmmaking primer first? We’ve gathered thirteen of the best film resources to get you started. Whether you’re a seasoned cinematographer searching for new techniques or you’ve only just picked up a camera for the first time, these online tutorials, blogs, and tools will get your creativity in gear—and help you make the most of our Unlimited Library.

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12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | IT and learning | Scoop.it
TED is another wonderful source of educational and inspirational videos to use in your class and for your professional development. A few days ago TED released its annual list of the most popular talks of the year featuring a number of interesting presentations covering different topics (e.g ). However, the list we have curated for you below goes beyond’s TED official collection to embed some wonderful talks directly relevant for us in education. We invite you to check it out below and as always share with us your feedback. Enjoy

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Wendy Zaruba-Lundene's curator insight, January 13, 9:23 AM

Here are 12 great videos you need to check out.  

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 25, 4:23 AM

Les sessions TED méritent d'être davantage connues, aussi pour les enseignants.

Les Parents Engagés's curator insight, February 2, 4:43 PM

Oui bon c'est en anglais.....mais TED c'est quand même souvent "amazing"....

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Debut Video Capture Software. Easy Video, Webcam and Screen Recording

Debut Video Capture Software. Easy Video, Webcam and Screen Recording | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Download free video recording software for PC or Mac. Record video from video capture devices, webcams, screen capture or even streaming video.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 7, 2015 1:13 AM

Looks like a useful and versatile tool.

wanderingsalsero's curator insight, September 7, 2015 2:56 AM

Yeah, this does look pretty good. But I'm already happy enough with ScreencastOmatic.com

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 8, 2015 10:16 AM

I'll have to give this a try. I've been looking for some  good screencasting software!

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Creating a PowToon

Creating a PowToon | IT and learning | Scoop.it

In Simple Mode, all the little design details take a back seat while the main functionality stars front and center. We simply took the awesome PowToon platform, that you know and love, and added a punch of awesomeness Bam! so that your experience is cleaner, faster and more focused. And, who doesn’t like a nice clean space to work from!?


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You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

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Julio Segura's curator insight, August 7, 2015 7:12 AM

You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

PEB's curator insight, August 8, 2015 10:03 AM

You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

Frank J. Klein's curator insight, August 8, 2015 3:38 PM

You can now build your presentation on PowToon in user-friendly Simple Mode. Read and see how it differs from the Enhanced Mode.

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Seesaw – The Learning Journal

Seesaw – The Learning Journal | IT and learning | Scoop.it

Seesaw empowers students (as young as 5!) to independently create and organize their work in a digital journal, develop their academic voice, and collaborate with classmates.


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Abe Soltani's curator insight, July 3, 2015 12:26 PM

A good tool for creating ePortfolio!!!

Carolyn Quarterman's curator insight, July 5, 2015 6:05 PM

For student portfolios

Carol Hancox's curator insight, August 3, 2015 8:36 PM

Useful looking tool for creating student eportfolios.

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Creatubbles - The place to nurture children’s creativity

Creatubbles - The place to nurture children’s creativity | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Creatubbles is a safe place for those who care about creativity to upload, share and start conversations around young people’s artwork. Start Now - It's Free!
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How Technology Transforms Classrooms Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

How Technology Transforms Classrooms Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | IT and learning | Scoop.it
The How Technology Transforms Classrooms Infographic shows ways in which technology can help students & teachers, both inside and outside of the classroom.
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Storybird - Write

Storybird - Write | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Get inspired by beautiful artwork to write and share your stories.
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Write your own stories

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The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech

The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Learn all about the impact of gaming on education in this infographic.
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This Is Your Brain On Games - InformED

This Is Your Brain On Games - InformED | IT and learning | Scoop.it

“Action video games have a number of ingredients that are actually really powerful for brain plasticity, learning, attention, and vision,” says brain scientist Daphne Bavelier in her TED Talk on the subject.

Findings like Bavelier’s have been cropping up over the last few years, forcing us to reevaluate our firmly held beliefs. Many educators now use video games in formal learning settings, and others are teaming up with members of the gaming industry to design programs that target specific learning goals. The controversy is ebbing, and this year neuroscientists have discovered something that may end the discussion once and for all:

Video games actually make the brain bigger.


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eLearning Infographics - The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics

eLearning Infographics - The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics | IT and learning | Scoop.it
We are adding the Best Education Infographics from K12 to Higher Education Institutions every day! Submit yours for Free!
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TalentLMS - Cloud based LMS Solution & Online Training with an emphasis on Usability and easy Course creation

TalentLMS - Cloud based LMS Solution & Online Training with an emphasis on Usability and easy Course creation | IT and learning | Scoop.it
Create online courses on our cloud-based, easy to use e-learning platform. Talent LMS is an affordable, SaaS training vendor that makes e-learning awesome.
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