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Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on April 23, 2013
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Entre las herramientas más rudimentarias aunque imprescindibles Web 2.0 de uso rutinario merece destacar bitly (link shortener)2013-04-23_2309 de gran utilidad especialmente en el caso de insertar enlaces en tuits y comentarios, Polidaddy que se puede fácilmente integrar en cada blog abriendo nuevas vías de interacción con los lectores e  incrustación de bookmarklets scoop.it  de curaduría de contenidos por excelencia  y livebinders en mi navegador  Chrome.

A lo largo de mi actividad en dichas plataformas, pues no se trata de simples aplicaciones, sino de plataformas de funcionalidades cada vez innovadoras, no se ha detectado problemas de compatibilidad. Todo al contrario, mi modesta experiencia confirma un esfuerzo generalizado de sintonización con los principios de la Arquitectura de Participación dentro cuyo contexto había la oportunidad de apreciar el gran valor de OpenID 2013-04-23_2306en acceder a  las plataformas de los compañeros de clase Web Social. Ahorrar esfuerzos sin necesidad de prestar datos personales con cada comentario resulta muy práctico especialmente cuando tiempo y seguridad son factores cruciales.

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Personal Post

Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on April 22, 2012
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Build your Personal Post using the articles you’ve already read, or pick one of our starter streams.  Great tool for classroom use…

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The Unquiet Educator Part 1

It all has to do with the degree of determination, commitment and critical thinking.  If you have your resources well organised –  RSS feeds, discussion groups, twitter- then time will never again be an issue.

Information, tools, advice, professional development opportunities are out there for you to grasp.  Provided you’ve developed a selection, screening and feedback process, you will eventually be shielded against a lot of frustration and waste of time.

A few kickstarter tips can make the difference:

  1. Start with a LinkedIn Profile.  We’ll be surprised how the  resumé builder process will help you refocus on your strengths and weaknesses and rethink where you would like to be in terms of qualifications, experience and practice.  You’ll also have the amazing opportunity of interacting with other professionals and profit from their expert opinions and advice.
  2. Sign up in Twitter  and search for the relevant to your professional field hashtags like #edtech, #edreform #learning, #education etc, and start following people or organisations actively involved in that field.  You’ll be amazed of how much relevant info you’ll soon be getting.
  3. Search for educational news, institutes, magazines, higherEd blogs and progressively build up your RSS aggregator such as Bloglines.com that, on a daily basis, will be bringing to you all that’s  fresh and current in your area of interest.
  4.  Start a LiveBinder  and by using the Livebinder it bookmarklet on your browser bar everytime you come across a site that’s worth showcasing just press the key!!!  There will soon be a whale of useful resources for you to share with students and colleagues.
  5. Start a Scoop.it curation  topic.  By tapping on the scoop.it bookmarklet installed on your browser bar you’ll be able to put together a great theme magazine for your class to enjoy and work on!!!
  6. Start an edublog or website (wordpress, weebly, edublogs, google sites…).  Even if your school doesn’t have an LMS yet where student to student and teacher to student interactions can take place facilitating the learning process, enhancing student progress, making learning edtech integration engaging and fun, even for the most technology reluctant education community members, the design and implementation of such a project through active participation and contributions will soon be proven beneficial to all.
  7. Don’t forget about the opportunities that QR codes educational use has brought to the profession.  I personally consider QR codes an intriguing and cunning way to make students get involved!!  By taking advantage of their inherit curiosity, you can set up a lot of projects, resources for them to explore with a simple smartphone.  Explore all the possibilities.
  8. Don’t neglect the power of image over young people.  Engaging 3-minute presentations, videos, slideshows can make a world of difference. Youtube, brainshark, slideshare, screenr are just a few places where you can upload your productions to share with your class.

So, sleeves up and Connect, Aggregate, Curate, Interact.