Category Archives: Information

Building Content Knowledge: Collaborate and Curate

Mark Engstrom. 8th grade Geography teacher and Assistant Principal at Graded- The American School of São Paulo, has redesigned his entire course. Students move through the modules of this blended…

Blogs and Labels are about Information Literacy

My Middle School is using blogger (part of Google) as a platform for our students’ blogfolios. The blogfolio (term coined by Andrea Hernandez)  is part blog and part digital portfolio. Students…

Making the Connection: Pioneers of the “New World” and “Digital World”

Fifth grade students are getting ready to read the book “Jamestown” by Gail Garwoski. A stirring story of survival set against the backdrop of the founding of the first permanent…

Twitter as a Curation Tool

I have written and spoken extensively about the use of Twitter in education: as one social network tool to connect, collaborate and amplify (Seven Degrees of Connectedness, Upgrade & Amplification Exercise…

Wikipedia Redefining Research and Eliminating Encyclopedias

Thanks to a tweet from Reuven Werber, I found the following infographic. Very interesting to see the change in perception of teachers in Wikipedia use over the last few years….