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This short article provides five solid reasons why one needs to curate. Needless to say, I've bought into the idea anyway
Read the other comments, they are better that what I could write. See below.
Why I choose this topic to be my thesis topic? When I first heard this topic, I found it very attractive. In this world full of digital information, how can we find good content we need. Later I found scoop.it and Robin Good which strengthen my view that content curation is so useful. Because I found many valuable information in his topic and it really saves me a lot of time.
A Great Student Rubric for Reviewing Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/9UuP1ZziBz via @medkh9
A nice app review rubric for students - potential for a good critical thinking activity here.
Edtech is a big market, trillions of dollars globally. No wonder there are so many entrepreneurs trying to grab a piece. In an age when start-up entrepreneurs routinely try to come up with the next big gold rush, however, it is easy to forget that the fundamentals of pedagogy have remained [...]
Visit www.myparade.com to create your own free scrolling album to share with your friends.
So many startups claim to "change how you share photos online." Yet they all deliver the same old mosaic of thumbnails and mess of push notifications.Parade, however, really comes through. Take our word for it (we've seen 'em all): This one's different.This simple tool creates a free microsite where your photos are stitched together in a continuous, parallax-scrolling stream (foreground text scrolls slower than images in the background). The result looks every bit as impressive as you'd imagine.You don't need an account to use Parade: Just upload photos, add text, and the site spits out truly original presentations.
Every Parade is socially shareable and mobile optimized – so they retain their beauty across devices.
5 Bad Technology Habits Teachers Can Fall Into
It's never a good thing to fill a blog with formulae, but it also doesn't hurt to know the ingredients that go into making a delectable entry that will hook readers and have them begging for more. ...
I came across this via Guy Kawasaki on Google+. This is a great infographic on some basic mindset points in writing an effective blog. I think I hit most of these points most of the time! How about you?
Google is currently testing a new Chrome feature called "Stars" that will let users take just about any piece of content from the web and save it to a personalized library. This unannounced tool wa...
Last summer we told you that the J. Paul Getty Museum launched its Open Content Program by taking 4600 high-resolution images from the Getty collections, putting them into the public domain, and making them freely available in digital format. We also made it clear -- there would be more to come.
Thank you Stephanie Sandifer for sharing information on the J. Paul Getty Museum regarding the addition of artwork being released into the public domain for free digital use.
INFO entrevistou Reinaldo Ferraz, desenvolvedor do W3C, para entender como o país vem melhorando o acesso à internet para deficientes.
Research participants who did an arithmetic brain-teaser and then reflected on their strategies for solving it went on to do 18% better in a second round than their peers who hadn’t set aside time to reflect, according to Giada Di Stefano of HEC...
Want to streamline your social media functions? Want to know more about your followers, your competition, and your customers? Want to attract more customers? Try a few of these.
Recursos para que los uses en tu web: fotos, iconos, cliparts e imágenes gratis para mi blog con licencias libres. Ejemplos y qué debes tener en cuenta.
¿Necesitas recursos para tu blog? Aquí tienes algunos libres
Interesante selección de recursos visuales con licencias libres.
Have you ever wanted to disappear online? Simply vanish from the electronic realm? Read on to discover how to remove your private info from the Internet.
Very useful, if not complete, list of things to do to erase your life on the Internet. The post also has useful links to services that can partially automate the process.
According to a new cognitive matrix developed by scientists, a student’s learning style occurs for a reason—and can be predicted for the future.
En la Universidad Siglo 21 estamos convencidos de que es necesario que los estudiantes desarrollen competencias que les permitan desempeñarse en su actividad...
Next-generation online learning involves challenges, inquiry, and problem solving. Students, individually and in small groups, have opportunities to learn by doing. Depending on the nature of the course, they might engage in hypothesis formulation and testing, data analysis, or constructing and applying rubrics. Simulations, in particular, give students opportunities to mimic professional practice and exercise real-world skills.
Looking to create a WordPress child theme for your website to give a new look? If yes, this blog contains 4 easy yet simple steps to develop a WordPress Child theme that you can follow and develop a perfect child theme.
“Five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” —
-Writing good headlines essential to success
-Even on blog posts - there's plug in for wordpress
What Do We Mean When We Say Something Works In Education? by Terry Heick When measuring success, effectiveness, and performance in education, what are we measuring exactly? Schools, curriculum, teachers, #edtech–when we say these things...
E-Learning has the potential to revolutionize education, provide for a truly personalized learning experience, and take each student down the path that is uniquely theirs. Read on to explore ways in which it can achieve its promise.
Captivating presentations are like stories--they're dramatic and unpredictable. Constructing one isn't as difficult as it sounds.Listeners like a vertebrate speech or presentation--a talk with a spine.
Twitter is beginning to look a lot like Pinterest. See how the site's new look can help you raise your brand's profile.The new Twitter profiles are finally here--and boy, do they look a lot like Pinterest.
From seeking careers advice to winning a research grant, Mel and Dean question what it takes to secure a job in academia
Fast Company The ultimate guide to marketing your brand on every social media channel PRWeek PR Week Global PR Week Global. Menu ...