Savvy internet consumption starts right here!
Teachers and students are constantly inundated with information, yet lack the organizational skill necessary to effectively utilize it. From Twitter hashtags to online communities, this handy guide will help you to find, store, and share the best information and resources found on the web today—and teach your students to do the same. Real-world tips, tools, in-depth examples and lesson plans help you systematically:
- Understand the curation process
- Find, collect, and share reliable web-based information
- Build students’ information literacy skills
- Help students research and organize problem-based learning projects
- Use cutting-edge curation tools like Evernote, Diigo, and Pocket
About the Author
Steven W. Anderson is a learner, blogger, speaker, educational evangelist, and Dad. As a former teacher and Director of Instructional Technology, he is highly sought after for his expertise in educational technology integration and using social media for learning. He regularly travels the country talking to schools and districts about the use of Social Media in the classroom and how they can better serve students through technology. Steven has been a presenter at several educational technology conferences, including ISTE, ASCD, FETC, VSTE, and numerous state and local conferences. He is also responsible in helping create #edchat, a weekly education discussion on Twitter that boasts over 500 weekly participants. Steven has been recognized with the the 2009 and 2011 Edublogs, Twitterer of The Year Award, a Microsoft Heros of Education Award, along with a 2013 Bammy Award - recognized worldwide as the Educational Emmy - for his work with #edchat.
Table of Contents
Preface by Peter De Witt1. Introduction2. What Is Curation?3. Curation for Professional Learning4. Tools for Curation: Evernote5. Tools for Curation: Diigo6. Tools for Curation: Pocket7. Other Tools for Curation8. Curation in the Classroom9. Wrapping It All UpResources