“The 21st century will not be defined by the volume or speed at which you consume information. (That was the old way of being smart.) It will be defined by how well you curate that information, translate it and contribute information back in a way that your community can understand it. Teaching students to be competent curators is our main responsibility as educators
Interesting article by Guy Wallace:Why do people cling to the notion of learning styles despite all the evidence to the contrary?" In "The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science" author Chris Mooney quotes the celebrated Stanford University psychologist Leon Festinger, "A man with a conviction is a hard man to change
It’s a historical moment where governments, teachers, parents and school communities are exploring visions of an education system that would embody increased flexibility (curricular and otherwise), innovation (technologies and pedagogy) and more individualized and self-directed approaches to student learning. Within this 21st-century parade of change, the notion ofpersonalization in education is moving to the forefront.
Welcome to the first in my year-end series “Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2011.” I’ve identified some of the most important trends from this year, which I’ll be highlighting here over the course of the next few weeks.
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.