Useful guidelines for attribution, including a handy-dandy bookmarklet with unicode symbols to use for different levels of citation: curators ǝpoɔ.
- “crap detection,” and
- network smarts.
“As we’ve become more sophisticated in the ways we use the web, we need to adjust how we use it, being able to tell fact from rumor and able to call on the skills and resources of a community to help answer our questions.”
from Nieman Journalism Lab.
Great set of resources from Polly Farrington: lib20 / workshop-commoncore.
What can we learn from Caines Arcade?
Jo-Anne Tracy poses some insightful responses to what this 9 yo boy accomplished: http://cainesarcade.com/ and the implications for ‘standardized’ education policies and practices.
Can we say “project-based learning” in its purest form?
“As educators and parents we need to become effective information curators and sharers, modeling these behaviors as we connect them with critical thinking for our children and students. Here are a few of the information curation and aggregation services I’ve heard about and/or use now:”
Info Curation and Aggregation Services, Tools & Apps from Wes Fryer at Moving at the Speed of Creativity
Ralph Kennedy presents an interesting preventive scenario in Rinse Then Repeat: The Lost Secret to Preventing Plagiarism on Online Blogucation.
Although he is addressing higher ed, his premise should work equally well with middle/high school students.