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 9: Wrapping It All Up
Wrapping It All Up
As I hope you’ve discovered, content curation is more than just gathering resources to use in a lesson plan or a video to use as a teaching aid. Curation is a part of the information literacy process with which all of us (students and educators) need to be familiar. Simply discovering information isn’t enough. We need to have a purpose to our search. We need to understand how to be better searchers of information. We need to check our information for accuracy and credibility. We need to have a good tool with which to store that information, and we need to share that information with the world.
As Howard Rheingold says:
To me, the issue of information literacy could ...