Super-helpful educator Kathy Schrock discusses the importance of curation. Kathy was trained as a librarian who has been curating sources since 1995. She found that people used her pages for assessment tools and apps the most on her website, which is chock full of curated sources. If you are curating resources, this is a must listen.
Our guest today, Kathy Schrock, has been curating teaching resources for almost two decades. In this segment she shares insights, resources and advice for smart curation.
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Kathy Schrock – Show Notes #57 – Curation Trends: Finding the Best Teaching Apps, Tools and Resources
Kathy Schrock is an expert curator. She has been a teacher, a librarian, and a district technology director. She maintains a popular website full of curating sources aimed at helping teachers. She has been working with computers since 1972 and finds that mobile devices, apps, and site design are the current trends now.
Kathy feels beginning educators should start find an application that can be used in several content areas. She usually recommends people learn how to screencast first, because that skill can be used for many different lessons. Then she recommends building a PLN (Personal Learning Network) with likeminded educators around the world.
Kathy reminds educators to pay it forward and to give back to your PLN as well as being a consumer of sources.
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