EDUC TECH 5310
Criddington Summer Session I 2014
web Curation 6/11/2014
Assignment 1 Web Curation
- Choose 1 of the web and content curation tools shown in class.
I really enjoyed all the curation tools introduced in class. Symbaloo stood out as a great tool to introduce my study skills class to study and organizational tools on the web, exploring curation tools for their own use and information that is not likely to be introduced in their other classes.
- Add at least 20 sites (or videos) to it with at least 3 categories
I Created 4 catagories: School information-Blue, Current Events-Red, Study Tools-Orange and Creativity & Exploration- Green. Each catagorie has at least 6 links to separate websites. In the Study Tools section I created a Blend Space titled Art Imitates Life. I put a few things on there, but I can easily see adding to it through out the years.
- Also discuss on your Tackk what you learned from this assignment and how you think you will use it in the future.
I plan to use this site as a go to place for students that struggle with organization and that are easily overwhelmed with the stimulation of our school website. I am challenged to find things for students to do who want to play games all the time in Study Skills. Often there are days when they don't have homework, I can direct them to any of the catagories on the Study Skills Symbaloo and feel good about how they are using their time. I will encourage them to use the tools to be creative and share with the rest of the class.
Google.doc Presentation 6/14/2014
Part 1 - Google Presentation: Long Long Time Ago(Auld Lang Syne)
Part 2 - Create a Wordle, Tagxedo:
- Reflect on what you learned about using these tools and discuss how you would use them in your classroom.
I had a lot of fun playing with this assignment. I created a presentation that my students can look at when they are not doing homework in my class. How many people know what Auld Lang Syne really means? We all hear it played every year and sung at various memorials and jamborees, but the content is lost. It isn't taught in schools anymore and it is part of our culture that is fading away. This song always makes me cry a little because of all the people and events of our past that we often take for granted. I am filling up my study skills class with a variety of activities for students that they can do on there own. When was in grade school and middle school and I finished my work, I was directed to the library in the back of the room to pick what ever I wanted to for the rest of the class period. I loved that. I hope to fill a symbaloo library for my students to access.
Assignment 3: Part 2 - Create either a audioboo, ipadio, or a voki and add it your Tackk