Are you looking for some different tech tools to use for content curation in the classroom? Here are a few of our favorites…
Take a look at this video for a recap of why we like Scoop-it for managing blogs and social media accounts. This is one free web tool that every tech-savvy teacher can benefit from. Get the hang of it and you'll save time by accessing all of your accounts in one place.
This visual bookmarking tool has become one of the most popular ways to discover, share, and save new ideas. While many are using Pinterest to keep track of recipes, party planning, and more personal lifestyle projects, you can also use it to help find new ideas for your classroom. For step-by-step instructions on how to use this hot new tool from a teacher's perspective, take a look at this training session, Sharing and Curation Made Simple Using Pinterest. P.S. Click here to follow SimpleK12 on Pinterest.
Diigo allows you to collect, save, and tag all of your favorite websites so you can easily find them later on whenever you might need them. This handy tool also lets you annotate your findings directly onto your bookmarks, so you can remember what it is you loved so much about that particular website later on. Learn more about Diigo in this article, or in this training session.
Hope you learned something new today, and are able to try out one of these fun content curation tools. Let me know which one you're planning to adopt, leave a comment for me on this article.
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for SimpleK12.com. She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.