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Today I will be talking to you a little bit about Bookmarklets and how we can use them for educational purposes. First off, a bookmarklet is " a sort of small applet that is stored as URL of a bookmark in a web browser. This applet can provide as much functionality as a standard browser plugin provides." Think about them like add-ons and extensions that we install on our browsers.
In response to my previous blog entry, Exploring Workflows on an iPad, where I mention it's hard to save documents off my iPad when using apps like Pages and Keynote, Mark Leeson shares the following suggestion:
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Sharing audio messages with your students on your blog or classroom website is an effective way to maintain communication with them and their parents. Chances are short audio messages may attract students attention better than textual ones. In this regard, I have compiled some awesome tools that can allow you to easily record a short audio message and share it online without any need for signing up .
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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.
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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.