With its 17 boards (including Best Pins of 2013 and Education Infographics) and hundreds of pins, ASCD has built a huge professional presence on Pinterest. And it presents a solid curation model for other professional organizations. ASCD’s new Pin to Win 2014 Education Resolutions with ASCD ups and crowd-sources those curation efforts. Educators are invited [...]
Brenda Boyer, Della Curtis and I are trying to better understand the state-of-the-art relating to digital curation across LibraryLand. And we hope you’ll help us share and distribute this 10 or 15-minute survey among your colleagues and friends in public, academic and special libraries. We welcome additional school library participation and we are especially interested in expanding our [...]
Sure, the Web is a key resource for educators, but what’s the best way to share the good stuff you’ve collected with students and teachers and keep it all organized? EduClipper may be an answer.
One of my favorite tools for curating a breaking story as reported in social media has been Storify. It’s widely used by journalists to aggregate news photos, videos, and tweets. Conference goers use it to grab and archive memorable moments. I found it particularly handy to make sense of the multiple feeds emerging from the IASL [...]
With the demise of print textbooks and the rise of digital learning resources, the digital shift is certainly underway. There are many ways that teacher librarians can inform and assist school districts making the transition. They have the skills and knowledge necessary to help administrators create guidelines and systems that will guarantee a successful change.
Just about a year ago, I shared my excitement about Adam Bellow’s (eduTecher’s) Alpha launch of his clipboard service for education, EduClipper, as a kind of school-friendly, student-safe Pinterest on steriods, without the shoes. EduClipper is now ready for prime time–growing as a collaborative, global, digital curation hub, search/discovery tool and portfolio platform. It is [...]