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Class Tech Tips: LiveBinders teacher organization tool: Curate, collaborate and more! | Tech Learning

Class Tech Tips: LiveBinders teacher organization tool: Curate, collaborate and more! | Tech Learning | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
How do you keep track of all of your favorite resources? Do you have a system for staying organized? The folks at LiveBinders have an awesome tool to help teachers stay organized. They understand that teachers search online to find great ideas and resources to bring into their lessons. LiveBinders is a teacher organization tool that lets you can keep all of the resources you collect in one place.

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An Introductory Guide to Content Curation

An Introductory Guide to Content Curation | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 23, 2014 3:25 PM

A very useful guide from one of the Pioneers in Content Curation

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 1, 2014 10:35 PM
Content curation
Anne-Laure Conté's curator insight, December 14, 2015 3:04 AM

What about a test on this matter at the baccalaureat ?

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The Museum of Online Museums: A Curated Catalogue of Fantastic Web Collections

The Museum of Online Museums: A Curated Catalogue of Fantastic Web Collections | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, October 25, 2013 10:25 AM

I love browsing museum collections online, and this site has links to some amazing ones I hadn't seen before.

John Thomas's curator insight, February 9, 2014 1:12 PM

The Museum of Online Museums is an online project showcasing a growing catalogue of the most interesting digital museums and online collections of all kinds. 

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, May 7, 2014 4:02 PM
Great post,thanks fr sharing!!!
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Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education

Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Exploring Curation as a core competency in digital and media literacy education

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Diana Juárez's curator insight, April 26, 2015 1:27 PM

La curación como herramienta pedagógica para propiciar el pensamiento crítico en la educación.

Bárbara Mónica Pérez Moo's curator insight, August 12, 2015 9:16 AM

Habilidades digitales y pensamiento crítico.

Gilbert C FAURE's curator insight, August 13, 2015 8:37 AM

of course!

2013

good link

http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/articles/10.5334/2013-02/

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What Is Curation and Why It's So Relevant? [Video]

Robin Good: A great video animation introducing some of the key ideas, dreams and concepts behind content curation.

 

From the video: "One of the most beautiful things about the Internet is this sort of radical discovery, where you start in a place that you are familiar with, that you trust, and then you drill down and down and chase the white rabbit and then you end up in some wonderland you didn't know existed." 

 

The clip includes thoughts from some unique curators, picked and selected by Percolate, the company sponsoring this video. 

 

Inspiring. Insightful. 8/10


Find out more / watch original video: http://vimeo.com/38524181   ;


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Content Curation Lands on Google+: Introducing Collections

Content Curation Lands on Google+: Introducing Collections | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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wanderingsalsero's curator insight, November 2, 2016 4:57 AM
This is interesting because it shows how far the concept of 'Curation' has come in the last 10 years. I don't remember much about it but I remember that in the early days of Blogger, perhaps even before Google bought it, they had a tool or bookmarklet or some little button that had certain curation abilities. My first blog was on Blogger and I remember using that tool.

Later, I maintained a Posterous blog for a couple of years...maybe more. I liked Posterous a lot and was very sad when they sold it (Posterous) to Yahoo and then about a year later those jerks at Yahoo closed it down. I thought Posterous was a very nice blog with just the right amount of features to get the job done without getting too technical.


 
Felix Grobe's curator insight, June 9, 10:43 AM



Google has just introduced "Collections", for Google+, a new service which allows any Google+ user to group his posts by topic and to create public, shareable collections of his favorite links, articles, videos and images.


To use Google Collections, simply go to your G+ profile page and then select "Collections" on the drop down menu appearing on the top left part of the page.


"Each collection can be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people. Once you create your first collection, your profile will display a new tab where other people can find and follow your collections."


You can either create new posts containing whatever type of content inside a collection, or assign an existing, published post to a collection you have just created.


You can create as many collections as you like.


Google+ Collections is available on the web and on Android (iOS coming later).



My comment: Google+ Collections adds opportunity for creating additional value to G+ users by letting interests drive community engagement. This is a feature that sooner or later any social network will offer. 


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://plus.google.com/collections/welcome 




More info:


Official Google announcement: https://plus.google.com/+googleplus/posts/7ZpGWeou2sV 


Featured collections: https://plus.google.com/collections/featured 


See also the official review from Techcrunch:

http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/04/google-turns-users-into-content-curators-with-new-collections-feature/ 


Video tutorial: https://youtu.be/gtVNkbtS9g8 











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A Curated Journal of the Best Copyright-Free Contents Available Online: The Public Domain Review

A Curated Journal of the Best Copyright-Free Contents Available Online: The Public Domain Review | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Online journal dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web

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N Kaspar's curator insight, May 21, 2014 12:20 PM

A great resource.

Lara N. Madden's curator insight, May 21, 2014 2:39 PM

This could be a great resource for both educators and students.

Linda Denty's curator insight, May 21, 2014 9:55 PM

This is so awesome everyone should bookmark it.

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To Get the Most Out of Tablets, Use Smart Curation - MindShift (blog)

To Get the Most Out of Tablets, Use Smart Curation - MindShift (blog) | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
To Get the Most Out of Tablets, Use Smart Curation
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The Someday/Monday dichotomy captures one of the core challenges in teacher professional development around education technology.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 12, 2013 3:53 PM

I love teaching curation skills to our high school students!  This is the new form of collaboration and digital sharing,  which meets many learning outcomes.

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How To Curate Your Life: Seven Tips To Live By

How To Curate Your Life: Seven Tips To Live By | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Bravo- loves this curation philosophy. 

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Robin Good's comment, April 10, 2013 3:11 AM
Glad to have been of inspiration Jesse.
Ken Morrison's comment, April 14, 2013 6:30 PM
"G" for "Gulp" That is an important one for me to remember. I sometimes become more of a 'link sharer' than a true curator. Thanks for the solid advice.
Thomas C. Thompson's curator insight, April 25, 2013 12:54 PM

Excellent advice!

 

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Digital Content Curation: Good Advice On How To Become A Content Curator

Digital Content Curation: Good Advice On How To Become A Content Curator | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Robin Good: If you are a librarian, an information scientist or someone who has been trained to sift through lots of information and to extract valuable insight, you will enjoy reading this article by John Warrier published today on Library Journal. 

 

Mr. Warrier, who is information librarian, has two jobs. The first is as a librarian at a community college. The second as a content curator at Neatorama.com where he "highlights" neat, odd, and fascinating bites of amusement, from the latest breakthroughs across hundreds of topics.

 

In the article he shares his insight and advice about content curation and on what it may take for newbies to break into this field.

 

"...content curators focus on the news needs of particular professions and industries."

 

Professional News Curation Examples

1) The staff of PRDaily.com, for example, provides public relations professionals with the latest and the best news about that industry.

2) DesignBoom.com keeps track of the newest and hottest trends in art and industrial design.

3) BusinessInsider.com highlights news about world markets.

 

Getting Started

You can get started in content curation quite quickly.

 

a) All you need is a social media platform, such as a blog, Twitter feed, open-access Facebook page, or Google+ profile.

b) Find the best content and add new items daily.

c) Focus not on your own interests, but those of your readership.

d) Prove that you can draw readers as a trusted source and keep them coming back for more.

e) Then you should try to secure an internship.

Many content curation firms, such as Mediaite, Gawker and Flavorwire, offer internships that will give you hands-on training in the field. They’ll train you to examine your audience, compile potential sources and pitch your content to the audience in an attention-grabbing way."

 

Full article: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/02/opinion/backtalk/digital-content-curation-is-a-perfect-career-fit-for-librarians-backtalk/ 

 

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