This is the first post in a series on resources to discover and curate digital curriculum. In this post Michael Gorman introduces three tools in depth: Symbaloo, Diigo and Evernote.
"This series is really not centered on all the amazing resources available, but rather how to we find quality material and how do we archive it so we can find it later."
Although you may be aware of these three tools Gorman many show you techniques to using them that are new. The post explores these tools with both the teacher and student in mind. Based on your AUP these tools have the potential to be used by both groups.
If you wonder why you would want your students to become digital curators think about how it would require them to "be informed and practice proper digital citizenship."
Everywhere you turn now days we hear people calling themselves facilitators. A facilitator is someone that is trained in facilitation, uses facilitative techniques with individuals or groups to help them understand, and/or make a ...
Here are some answers to questions I get from blog readers. Many of the ideas for my blog posts come from these questions. However, sometimes there are questions that don't warrant a full post, but may be of interest.
Being a bit of an e-learning nerd, I thought it would be cool to share some of the tools I use at my work. I've been working with my current company for over a year now. For the most part, I'm working with the training of field ...
Here’s a great story. A graduate student is attending a lecture being given by one of her intellectual heroes, the Brazilian educator and theorist Paulo Freire. She takes notes furiously, trying to capture as many of his words as possible.
iDesktop.tv provides a really useful and user friendly service for anyone who wants to use video clips from sources like YouTube, but doesn't want their students looking around at anything unsuitable, or for anyone who has ever found a really useful clip, only to go back later and find it has moved or been removed.
Here’s a list of blogs that feed my teaching soul, hunger for knowledge, and need for deeper insights into teaching, learning and writing. There are so many wonderful blogs that it’s impossible to list them all here, so I’m listing the ones that have been most relevant to my own professional development. As such, they should be relevant to any teacher who wants to turn online teaching and/or publishing into a fully-fledged career.
Process-based facilitation is, in a way, an approach to the intentional design of a facilitation event. However, even in an ad-hoc event the process-based facilitator uses the models, concepts, frameworks and process-based ...
In the last article I discussed the origins of Process-Based Facilitation (sometimes called the Facilitation Process Model) and how Charles and I developed this model. In this article I want to introduce you to the entire model, ...
First book devoted to the exploration of the dimensions and dynamics of managing eLearning projects. An international collection of 22 case studies from the public and private sectors, across organizational and industry types.
How Social Media Turns Leadership Facilitation On Its Head Forbes What makes the difference between boring as you-know-what and a session with employees or customers that leaves participants alive and on fire?
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