Some of The Best Digital Curation Tools for Teachers
A few days ago, we featured 4 good web tools to help teachers and educators make the best of their collaborative team work and today we are re-featuring a collection of some of the best bookmarking tools out there. These are applications teachers can use to curate and organize digital content. Some of these tools support collaborative features allowing you to collectively bookmark and curate content of shared interest. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. Links are under the visual.
1- Participate‘Clip items from the web, upload your own work, or find and re-clip content from others to customize and maximize your learning.’2- DiigoDiigo is ‘save and tag your online resources for easy access anytime, anywhere. It allows you to annotate web pages and PDF’s directly as you browse online. You can organize your links, references and personal input to create a structured research base through Outliner.’3- Instapaper‘Save all of the interesting articles, videos, cooking recipes, song lyrics, or whatever else you come across while browsing. With one click, Instapaper lets you save, read, and manage the things you find on the Internet.’4- FlipboardThis is an excellent news aggregator that you can use to organize news stories around any topic or interest. It has a handy feature that lets you create custo magazines where ‘you add all your favorite stories or make a Smart Magazine that’s customized to include the best content from any source, person, publication, or even hashtag.’5- Scoop.it‘Scoop.it helps professionals and businesses discover, curate and publish great content to get visibility online. Some of its features include: Select, edit and publish posts in the same engaging visual format as on the Web site.; discover awesome content on your topics by reviewing your suggestion lists and the topics from other curators, share your posts to all your social accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…’6- Pinterest‘With Pinterest, you can discover, search and save great content from across the web. Use it for inspiration or practical ideas for everyday life.’7- TrelloTrello allows you to organize and manage your projects in effective ways. It lets you create boards to organize anything you are working on, customize workflows for different projects, add checklists of to-dos on cards,8- Evernote Web Clipper‘This is add-on allows you to instantly clip web pages and save them to your Evernote account. You can use tags to organize your notes. Other interesting features provided by this extension include: highlighting text in any web page, using callouts to draw attention, sharing clipped content through email or via a unique URL.’9- Save to Google Drive‘his extension allow you to save web content directly to Google Drive through a browser action or context menu. You can save links to documents, images, and HTML5 audio and video all by right clicking and selecting ‘Save to Google Drive’. You can save the currently viewed page using the ‘Save to Google Drive’ browser action.’10- Pocket‘Pocket is your place to quickly save, discover, and recommend the stories that interest you. The next time you find an article, video or link you want to read or watch later, just save it to Pocket. It’ll sync across your phone, tablet, and computer so you can come back to it whenever and wherever you’d like, even when you’re offline.’