Monthly Archives: December 2015

Day 15: Commenting on Blogs

Day 15: Commenting on Blogs “The most important practice in becoming connected is dedicating time” (Donna Fry, OSSEMOOC) We often ask our students to share their thinking and learning with others, but do we model this practice our self? I … Continue reading

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Day 14: Twitter as a Curation Tool

Day 14: Twitter as a Curation Tool    On the journey to be connected, I have been following @OSSEMOOC’s 30 Days to Getting Connected, and I have been sharing my thinking and questions using my blog.  Being almost half way … Continue reading

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Day 13: Curating with Scoop.It

Day 13: Curating with Scoop.It   Being a learner, you need to realize that you can’t know everything, and when you have an opportunity to try something new, take it.  I’ve heard of Scoop.It before, but I have never used … Continue reading

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Day 12: A Deeper Look at ‘Curation’

Day 12: A Deeper Look at ‘Curation’ in Professional Practice cu·ra·tion (kyəˈrāshən) The subjective selection, categorization, and arrangement of content. Basically, content curation is the process of sorting, arranging, and publishing information that already exists. When you take information that you … Continue reading

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Day 11: What Do We Need From Our PLN

Day 11: What Do We Need From Our Professional Learning Network (PLN) – Connecting with FlipBoard and/or Zite    In our journey to be connected, we can’t possibly be experts in everything.  I do think, however, it is important to learn … Continue reading

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Day 10: Pinterest

Day 10: Pinterest is For More Than Just Crafts & Recipes “It’s the world’s largest set of objects that people care about.” Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and … Continue reading

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Day 9: Beginning to Share Content

Day 9: Beginning to Share Content Social bookmarking websites are sites on which Internet users share their web pages, articles, blog posts, images, and videos for others to read, use and share.  Just like you might have a bookmark folder on … Continue reading

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