15 Quick Tips To Become a Master Curator of Classroom Resources
Participate and share : Interactive session
Dr. Monica Burns
Selecting “just right” resources for students is an essential practice for educators to help make sure you're meeting all student needs. In this session, we will examine strategies to help you become a master curator as you select, organize and distribute online resources with students.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Library media specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||I will ask participants to access a few different online spaces that are free and mobile friendly including Jamboard, Mentimeter and Padlet.|
|Topic:||Online tools, apps & resources|
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Participants will be able to decide which resources are best for their students related to content goals and student interest.
Participants will be able to create collections of resources (collaboratively with colleagues or independently) that can be used to tackle challenges presented by quick shifts in instructional models (traditional, hybrid, distance).
Participants will examine the benefits of introducing different types of media and reflecting on representation in the resources they share.
5 minutes - Set the stage with an overview of curation and educators' roles as curators and connection ISTE Standards
5 minutes - Interactive activity connected to student interest surveys (device-based activity)
15 minutes - first five tips
5 minutes - interactive curation activity (peer-to-peer interaction)
10 minutes - second five tips
5 minutes - interactive curation activity (device-based activity)
10 minutes - final set of five tips
5 minutes - Goal setting and questions
(Episode 132) https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/easy-edtech-podcast-with-monica-burns/id1454190031?mt=2
Dr. Monica Burns is an EdTech and Curriculum Consultant, author of EdTech Essentials (ASCD, 2021) and former New York City public school teacher. She works with schools and organizations around the world to support PreK-20 educators with thoughtful technology integration. Monica’s website ClassTechTips.com and Easy EdTech Podcast helps educators place “tasks before apps” by promoting deeper learning with technology.
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