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A Useful Twitter Cheat Sheet - Edudemic

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Think you're supposed to actually type a full 140 characters for each tweet? Not quite. That's just one of the many handy tips found in this useful Twitter Cheat Sheet.
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- 10 More Easy Tech Tools That Every Educator Should Have Started Using Yesterday, Pt. 2

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 28, 2:52 PM

Some new and some familiar but all worth sharing with the teachers in your building!

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Get Organized: How to Create and Use Twitter Lists

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Lists are a powerful feature for keeping your Twitter stream organized, and for helping you stay on top of what's important.
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Adding Twitter lists for my summer "to-do" list.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, June 9, 8:37 PM

I started a list years ago & sorta forgot it - I need to work in this more!

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How To Tweet Photos So You’ll Get The Most Retweets - AllTwitter

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The Find, Fill, Follow, Focus, and Frame Curation Skills

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Buffer I came across a good post from JuastAdandAk the other day. it covers many of the the things we talk about on the blog and podcast. What I really liked though is their break down of the five core steps of curation (also the graphic is great as well) 1. Find : Track other digital curators to emulate / learn from. I had a call the other day with someone asking if we had a what I consider a listening platform in our tool. We don’t and we haven’t built on for 2 simple reasons. It’s easy (beyond easy) …

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, February 2, 10:41 AM

No matter what your field is, you should be a curator.

Deborah Welsh's curator insight, February 5, 11:00 PM

Great infographic on the steps to effective curation.

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 1, 10:35 PM
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Worldwide Internet, social media and mobile statistics: Dig into 183 pages of data

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“Now that there are 2.5 billion people -- roughly one-third of the world’s population -- online, it can be pretty tough to keep up with trends, figures and other data. Much of the ...”
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gwynethjones's curator insight, January 12, 10:26 AM

DATA? Yum! Yum!

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Add Multiple Uploaded Files to a Binder | LiveBinders Blog

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You can now add multiple uploaded files to a binder at the same time. This should make it much faster to build binders with files from your local PC or school network. To use this new feature, go to your "My Binders" page and ...
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3 Rules to Making Your Site Pinterest Friendly - Technorati

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With every social media site comes the opportunity to market yourself and your product in a new way. Pinterest is no different, as long as you know what you are doing.
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Ideas to use with your blog to help readers add to their Pinterest boards.  Always be ready to "tweak" your websites to encourage curation.

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7 Ways to Grow Your Blog With Pinterest

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Would you like more traffic to your blog? Are you looking for creative ways to use Pinterest to benefit your business blog? Pinterest offers a robust path to help you build your blog.

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Good ideas to transfer to an educational blog - making connections and growing your PLN using Pinterest.

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Why Content Curation is the Ultimate Compliment to the Creator

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Before today, imitation was the greatest form of flattery. If your idea was good enough to be copied, then you were golden. But now, with the state of the web in our lives, this balance is shifting.
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Why Do Educators Use Twitter? & Storify Awesomeness

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gwynethjones's curator insight, November 10, 2013 10:35 AM

You know, it sometimes takes me a while to GET & love a new thing - (I was a year late to Scoopit & Now I can't live without it) - seeing an example of Storify like this sells it!

 

AND they're all great reasons, too!

 

Now...someday I'll be invited to speak at TCEA [dreams] Bucket list!

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50 Hashtags For Connected Educators

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Last year at this time, Terry Heick at TeachThought inspired us to sort through and post our favorite hashtags. In just a year, we've grown from 36 to 50 favorite hashtags. We think that's #awesome.

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Nice list of hashtags for educators...however, it is missing #tlchat for teacher librarians.

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Manos Koutsoukos's comment, October 29, 2013 3:10 AM
and let me add #eltchat to the list, a 2012 ELTons nominee
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Curate or be curated: 5 laws for the Content Curation Economy

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Curate or be curated — that’s the new face of digital content in the always-on world.


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wanderingsalsero's curator insight, October 20, 2013 8:09 PM

Makes sense to me.

Julie Groom's curator insight, October 23, 2013 4:48 AM

Curating - how to manage it. And curation experts already exist - they're called Librarians!

John Thomas's curator insight, February 9, 12:29 PM
The Five Laws of The Content Curation Economy by Steve Rosenbaum
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Content Curation Visualized

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What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense and introduce "others" to the *content curation* conundrum
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Robin Good's Pinterest Board:  Content Curation Visualized

What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense and introduce "others" to the *content curation* conundrum

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gwynethjones's curator insight, October 13, 2013 12:57 PM
Linda Dougherty's insight:"Robin Good's Pinterest Board:  Content Curation Visualized

What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense and introduce "others" to the *content curation* conundrum"

 

Couldn't have said it better meself!

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gwynethjones's insight:Linda Dougherty's insight:"Robin Good's Pinterest Board:  Content Curation Visualized

What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense and introduce "others" to the *content curation* conundrum"

 

Couldn't have said it better meself! 

Deborah Welsh's curator insight, October 28, 2013 9:58 PM

People need help with resources. Curation is the new black!

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15 Social Media Tools To Help You Publish At The Right Time

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Do a simple Google search and you will find an abundance of infographics and studies telling you the best time to post per social network. Now there’s no harm in using these infographics or studies as a guideline but you have to admit that some of these tips may be ... Continue reading »

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Steve Cassady's curator insight, August 29, 12:53 AM

Nice Listing of tools for different platforms to help analyze and find your optimal posting times for your audience

Training in Business's curator insight, August 29, 5:06 AM

15 Social Media Tools To Help You Publish At The Right Time

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5 lessons we learned experimenting SlideShare as a visual blog

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SlideShare is a great platform for visual content and an amazing company: in just a few years, it has become the YouTube of presentations, one of the Top 150 sites in the world with an impressive 3 Billion views per month from 60 million unique visitors. Perhaps like many others, I originally thought of SlideShare as a platform to use only on specific occasions: when I had talked at a conference, when we had produced great slides worth sharing or when we had something specifically visual to communicate. I had had great experience and results but I don’t talk to conferences every day and so I sometimes felt I was missing out. And then, one night of September last year, I heard Jason Miller present at one of our #leancontent events and it became all clear: the team and I realized we could use SlideShare in a very different way - not just as a tool to recycle and share what you already created for other purposes but as a media channel that we would update on a regular basis. In a word, as a visual blog.

We decided to try it: over the next few months, we tried to publish at least every other week to SlideShare, integrating it in our content calendar alongside our blog and our Scoop.it content curations.

These are the first results after 4 months running this experiment. Continue reading →
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Visual blogging?! What a cool idea!  Instead of stressing over writing a long blog post, just put ideas with images and precise titles to deliver ideas and resources into a slide presentation.  I could still post the images/slides onto a regular blog,.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 29, 9:58 AM

Brilliant!  Slideshare is one of those social media tools that has really had a great impact on my professional life!

Kim Parker's curator insight, March 29, 10:34 AM

Interesting insights on using slideshare

gwynethjones's comment, April 5, 1:18 PM
I SORTA did this with my post Transparency is the New Black http://bit.ly/1fN467k
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The age of curation: From abundance to discover...

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As power shifts to consumers—who can program their own content using powerful technology and simple interfaces—curation moves out of the hands of professionals and into communities, platforms and algorithms.
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10 tips to curate like a rockstar

Content curation is a great way to shine on the Web. But how do we make this easy and practical? At Scoop.it we're constantly amazed by the great work our awesome curators do with their content. 


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Fast Moving Targets's comment, February 11, 12:10 PM
To be honest, all those people that want to be rock stars. From startups to content curators. Forget it! You're not!
Karen du Toit's curator insight, February 12, 8:15 AM

Great tips!

Hugo Callens's curator insight, April 25, 3:56 AM

Content curation is het systematisch verzamelen, selecteren en commentariëren van allerlei content die je op het web vindt met betrekking tot een topic die voor jou,  je organisatie en je publiek relevant is.

Het is o.a. een manier om je positie als "expert" op een bepaald gebied te versterken, om zelf op de hoogte te blijven van de ontwikkelingen in je vakgebied en om tegelijk  je publiek "op te voeden".

In deze presentatie vind je 10 praktische tips om dat proces vorm te geven.

Lees ook: http://www.socius.be/Content+curation

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Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic]

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“See on Scoop.it - Elearning Free For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline advises that content...”
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Why Pinterest Needs To Upgrade Visual Search Stat - ReadWrite

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ReadWrite Why Pinterest Needs To Upgrade Visual Search Stat ReadWrite Millions use Pinterest to curate appealing images by designating them to specific categories called “pinboards.” But beneath the surface, our interaction with the service is not...
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This should help define Pinterest searches by image - great way to add to your education curation. "A picture is worth a thousand words" for many students and teachers.

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How to Convert Pinterest Visitors to Subscribers

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Blog post at The Blog Maven : You already have your Pinterest profile optimized to drive traffic to your blog, but what happens when they get there?  Sure, they'll love [..]
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Making connections between those curated Pinterest boards to your blog!  Great suggestions for personalizing your blog too.

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How To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy Infographic

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Would you like to know How to use Pinterest in the Classroom in a meaningful and relevant way? At the How To Use Pinterest With Bloom's Taxonomy Infographic

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Already have students and teachers using Pinterest for personal curation.  Need to explore these ideas for the classroom.

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Need To Explain To Others What Content Curation Is? Use This Visual Collection

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What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense of the curation conundrum

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Ali Anani's curator insight, March 4, 12:39 AM

Curate using this visual map

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 30, 9:18 AM

This will be helpful to share to those wondering about content curation.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 1, 11:53 PM

Valuable collection of the art of curation from Robin Good.

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#Edtechchat A Great New Hashtag for Teachers and Educators

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"The weekly #edtechchat  takes place on Monday evenings from 8-9 pm EST, and right now there is an interesting educational chat going on in #edtechchat with tweets from famous educators such as @cybraryman1, @Tomwhitby and many many others. My first impression about what is being shared and discussed in this new virtual space is that it will have the same success as its sister #edchat."


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Library Grits: Curation with a purpose

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My journey as a tenacious lifelong learner in the Teacher Librarian field. Dianne McKenzie, Hong Kong

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Always checking out the different ways we teacher librarians curate.  Dianne is using Diigo and Evernote with websites curated into a Diigo list or an Evernote listing ideas from a conference.

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The Newest Version of Scoop.it: Welcome to the Meritoc[u]racy

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1.  Why sharing ideas that matter, matters
We built Scoop.it to make it easy and rewarding to share ideas that matter.
Ideas matter: they make all of us, individuals, businesses and societies, progress.

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Badges and recommendations! Love how Scoop.it listens to its users.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, October 13, 2013 3:16 PM

I know I've been Scooping a lot about Scoopit today - feels slighty naughty, even because I do LOVE them so much. (and I'm NOT on the payroll - not even a hoodie or a t-shirt!)

 

Flatteringly but maddeningly, I get emails every day from companies wanting my shout outs, RT's, & blog focus nonwithstanding that I say my regard can't be bought (though a hoodie goes a long way ;-) lol --So here's why....

 

Scoopit is a one stop shop for glossy gorgeous customizable digital curation coolness!  

 

It organizes for you, it Tweets for you, it collaborates and publishes all with a click using the handy bookmarklet on my toolbar. Nom nom yummy!

Marc Rougier's comment, October 15, 2013 2:42 AM
Thank you Gwyneth! We are grateful to count you amongst our great curators. And I must admit, such a love should deserve a hoodie :)