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Curate Online Content via RSS with Qyurate

Curate Online Content via RSS with Qyurate | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

 

 

 

 


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Sites step up to take the floods of people looking for RSS feed curation services

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Robin Good's curator insight, March 18, 2013 7:05 AM



Bill French has just released and made available for purchase a Google Docs based mini-app he has developed, which allows anyone to curate online content without needing to have a website or blog.


The app whic is called Qyurate, allows to capture and edit / curate content found on the web, to archive and store it by sending to a dedicated email, and to publish it via RSS.


More specifically:


Instead of emailing your annotated content items to a blogging platform such as Tumblr, email them to qyurate@gmail.com.


A running process at qyurate@gmail.com email address will see your posts, parse them into your available content for your feeds, and organize them by tags.


Tagging your posts is achieved by adding a name-value pair in parenthesis at the end of the email subject line.

Example:

The Art of QR Codes (qyurate:entconnect)


In the above example, this curated post will be categorized under “entconnect”. It is also possible to tag a post for use in multiple categories.


This makes it simple to dispatch curated items to more than one destination via separate RSS feeds.



Price: you name a price starting from $10

P.S.: Unfortunately the description and info about this new tool is quite concise and the "demo" provided on the landing page is accessible only by those who have previously bought an eBook by Bill French ($8).

* What I have done to get access without buying, is to provide a fictitious PIN when asked, and it seems you can go through it without problems.



Reference page: https://gumroad.com/l/qyurate






Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 18, 2013 7:09 AM

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 18, 2013 11:39 AM

If you don't have a blog and want to curate,  here is another option using Google apps.  

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Google Forms Back to School Inventory - Keeping Up with Mrs. Harris

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Google Forms Back to School Inventory - want a free resource to use on your journey to go digital this school year?
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Cool beans, I do this, too!

Great for SLO's & Peer grading!

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The Problem with Genius Hour - Innovation: Education

The Problem with Genius Hour - Innovation: Education | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The problem with Genius Hour - Genius Hour can free schools up to devote the many other hours of the day to learning that is ineffective and disengaging.
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Since I don't "Do Facebook" this is the only comment I can leave. Really? Facebook? [smh]

 

ANYWAY-----I have a problem with the term "Genius Hour" itself. I LOVE the idea for open time for student-led deep inquiry - it's the just term I dislike. It's a glib throwaway that doesn't honor Gifted Education or Gifted Kids.

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Google Quizzes - Surfing to Success

Google Quizzes - Surfing to Success | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Why grade quizzes when Google Quizzes will do it for you? Google Forms recently upgraded features to make creating quizzes, exit tickets, and more.
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Though this is super Elem, it's a GREAT idea!

Teaming w/ a couple Brainpop videos, I've been doing this for my Danielson SLO's!

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ISTE Lib Breakfast and Keynote

#notatiste Join us for the ISTE Lib Breakfast and Keynote

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More #ISTE2016 Goodness feat. #ISTELIB @istelib

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Top 10 Best Free Math Resources on the Web | Edudemic

Top 10 Best Free Math Resources on the Web | Edudemic | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
For many students, the words “math” and “fun” don’t seem to have much overlap. Math is often thought of as a dry subject – equations don’t get most people excited – but math lovers have been working to show the more interesting side of math to students in a number of different formats.

Students who find math boring  now may just need to be given a new way of looking at it. Naturally, the internet has come to the rescue with a wide range of math resources designed to help students see how math can be fun and useful.

Via John Evans
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Share this with the Math peeps in your life!

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Mr. Jordan DHS math's curator insight, June 11, 2015 8:34 AM

Great place to find some good resources!

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Linda Dougherty: How to Design Posters in Google Drawings

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She's just basically amazing!

@ljdougherty
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Taking Control Of Your Professional Development - Steven W. Anderson @web20classroom

Taking Control Of Your Professional Development - Steven W. Anderson @web20classroom | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

"Often we talk about the need for more personalized learning for students. There are countless books, webinars and other resources dedicated to the topic. Yet when it comes to the personalization of professional development there is a barely a slow moment by educational leaders to move in that direction. Time, money and personnel are just a few of barriers they face.

The fact of the matter is educators, no matter their position, can no longer rely on their schools and districts to provide the targeted professional development every educator needs and deserves. 

So, if we come to that realization, the next inevitable question is, what do we do about it?"


Via John Evans
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Another great blog post from Steven! aka @web20classroom 

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I see the value, practicality, and fairness of a required, ongoing, personalized, monitored, and documented PD System for all teachers and leaders.
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5-Minute Film Festival: Student Voice and Choice - @Edutopia

5-Minute Film Festival: Student Voice and Choice - @Edutopia | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What does it mean when people talk about "student voice and choice" in education? Educators are always thinking on how best to engage the young people we work with; perhaps one way to capture their attention is right under our noses. If students feel that that their opinions and ideas are heard and valued by their peers and teachers, they're much more likely to be engaged with their education. These 7 videos offer up strategies for giving your students more agency in their lessons and day-to-day classroom life.

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This could be awesome for our Advanced Video Production kiddos.. what do you think @DunbarMarkJ ?

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3D Printing Evolves to 4D: Here’s What We Know So Far

3D Printing Evolves to 4D: Here’s What We Know So Far | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Surely you’ve heard of 3D printing, which is the printing of objects out of materials like plastic, concrete, and even steel. But did you know the technology has been around since the 1970s?


Or perhaps even more surprising is the fact that soon we will be progressing to the next stage of this technology: 4D printing.


It’s hard to believe the technology has been around that long, let alone that we’re naturally progressing to the next phase in its evolution, but it’s all true. So, what is 4D printing? And how is it different from 3D printing? We’ll break it down for you....


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What, what!?

I'm still not sold on 3D but I'm excited to learn about 4D!

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 24, 11:30 AM

If you thought 3D printing was awesome, then you're going to be blown away by 4D printing.

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Library Blogs

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There are a lot of amazing blogs out there, written by dedicated school librarians. Blogs are a great tool to incorporate into the school library. It is important to not only create a blog for your media center, but to encourage the other teachers in your building to create a blog for their classes. Unfortunately, "we're…
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Aww that touching moment when a 1st yr TL says she wrote about your blog in grad school! Thank you

@KerryKWoodard!!

 

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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last year

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The Coloring Book Effect?

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Yeeeessssssss!
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Conducive Classrooms for Gifted Students - Eve Strauss

Conducive Classrooms for Gifted Students - Eve Strauss | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
When it comes to children whose abilities place them in the gifted range, a variety of options exist for broadening, deepening and tailoring the syllabus.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Gifted learning is important. ALL education is important. But sometimes I think our Gifted children are taken for granted.

LET's Grant them Exceptional Gifted Education!

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Our Genius Problem

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Why this obsession with the word, with the idea, and with the people on whom we've bestowed the designation?
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Oh look! Even @TheAtlantic has a problem with the overuse of the word GENIUS!

Like Starbucks Large Latte is Venti, Trenta, and not Grande? Why not just Large? Like this font size baby. Oh yeah, cause we're Americans. [smh]

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FAIL

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I cringe every time I see this. It is a very simplistic view that I strongly believe sends the wrong message to our students. This sends the message that students should not expect success when they try something the first time. It sends the message to "just get the first try over with because you…
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My comment on this through-provoking post:

 

Thank you so much, Tammy! I agree with this so much!

"I think that when we make everything look rosy and sweet, we do a disservice to our students."

SO makes me cringe - like the "participation awards" Are we training our kiddos to have "grit" to keep trying until they get it or are we training them to be entitled humans who expect to "win" right away and get constantly lauded at every step? Kids themselves, when gaming, will keep trying until they 'level up" why don't we have confidence in them to translate that kind of persistence in academics?

And not to open another can of worms, BUT [gets out her can opener and rips into the can-o-worms with gusto] I also have problems with the term "Genius Hour" being used with abandon in education and schools of late. As a proponent of gifted education and gifted kiddos, overuse of the word genius is just right out.

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Grading Google Classroom Slides - Keeping Up with Mrs. Harris

Grading Google Classroom Slides - Keeping Up with Mrs. Harris | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Grading Google Classroom Slides - I began using Google Classroom last fall in my math groups and it changed the way that I taught and provided guided practice to my students. Grading can be tricky and difficult as you are getting started. I have a quick tutorial today on grading Google Classroom Slides.
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Terrific way to use Google Slides - easily adaptable!

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@megharris1223
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9 New Books That Could Be the Next 'Outlander'

9 New Books That Could Be the Next 'Outlander' | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Missing Jamie Fraser? Here are nine new books like Outlander to tide you over until Diana Gabaldon releases the next in the series.
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Cool list! YAY! Love me a historical!

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ISTE 2016 presentations and resources from @KaseyBell

ISTE 2016 presentations and resources from @KaseyBell | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
ISTE 2016 – bit.ly/istesul Presentations and Resources © Shake Up Learning 2016. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning with …

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Sadly couldn't make it to Denver this year, but these are the Best of the Best! Thanks dear @KaseyBell!

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The Daring Librarian: Time and Tide Reflection

The Daring Librarian: Time and Tide Reflection | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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I've been taking a digital detox for the last few weeks, getting to know my new coastal cottage and reading LOTS! But this is is a post that I wrote a few years ago about how to use the summer as a time for reflection and goal setting!

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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last year
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The coloring book effect?

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: 3 Things We Need To Remember For Every Professional Development

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: 3 Things We Need To Remember For Every Professional Development | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Yaaaaas! @web20classroom Rocks it as always!

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Digital Citizenship: Two Perspectives on Using Social Media in Education

Digital Citizenship: Two Perspectives on Using Social Media in Education | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Social media plays a huge role in our lives & the lives of our students. We asked two social media rockstars for their advice on social media in education. 
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My take on this topic...along with the admirable Tyler Tarver.

 

Was honored, always, but I feel like  I used the term "sharing cool things" WAY too many times! LOL

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, May 27, 1:07 PM

Some great  pointers in here from Gwyneth and Tyler! Just to prove the point, I met Gwyneth via Twitter and now consider her one of my go-to gurus on anything middle school library related. So get out there on social media and find your tribe!

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4 AR tools to build executive function and engagement

4 AR tools to build executive function and engagement | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Use QR codes, AR apps and posters, and iBeacons to get students moving and engaged while bolstering their executive functioning and comprehension skills.
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Engage your kiddos with these tools!

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A New Way to Share Our Stories | Knowledge Quest

A New Way to Share Our Stories | Knowledge Quest | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Indeed, school libraries transform. We know our students’ stories, and we know the transformative nature of our work. But do we articulate these stories enough? And to the right people? How can we use data to showcase the real effort... Read More ›
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Thanks, AASL!

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How to Easily Turn YouTube Videos Into GIFs

How to Easily Turn YouTube Videos Into GIFs | Daring Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Nancy Messieh

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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GIF makes fun!

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, May 17, 6:42 PM
Useful tool.