Savvy Internet consumption starts here! The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Teachers and students are constantly inundated with information. This handy guide will help you find, store, and share the best information and resources found online today – and teach your students to do the same. Real-world tips, tools, and examples help you systematically: • Understand the curation process • Find, collect, and share reliable web-based information • Build students’ information literacy skills Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website. “Speaking from ...
Chapter 5: Tools for Curation Diigo
Tools for Curation Diigo
My first classroom was in a technology-rich environment. Each teacher had a laptop that he or she could use to do work both at home and at school. I also had a computer to use in my classroom for teaching, and all of these computers were connected by a high-speed, fairly advanced computer network. If I logged onto one computer and saved some information, I could access the information from another computer, provided I was on the same network.
The same was true for favorites or bookmarks in my web browser. If I was researching lesson plan ideas for my class, I could bookmark those sites in my browser and, no matter which computer I logged onto in ...