Digital Content Curation - a digital literacy meta-skill

There are many skills and literacies embedded within the curation process. Here are resources to support their development.

Curating content | Strategies for developing digital literacy | Digital literacy | Service
natlib.govt.nz

Curating content | Strategies for developing digital literacy | Digital literacy | Service

Explore how to select, sort and present digital content so it can be used for effective teaching and learning in your school. An extensive resource developed by the New Zealand National Library in Wellington, specifically with schools in mind.

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Digital Content Curation Tools
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Digital Content Curation Tools

Purely a board that links to tools that you can use for Digital Content Curation. For information on how to curate, particularly with an education focus, check out my other board, Curation Strategies

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Curation strategies in Education
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Curation strategies in Education

Loads of ideas, strategies, and tips for curating as a teacher or teacher librarian or when teaching students to curate. To find a range of curation tools, check out the Curation Tools pinterest board

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Teaching Content Curation and 20 Resources to Help You Do It
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Teaching Content Curation and 20 Resources to Help You Do It

This article gives a great overview of why we all need digital content curation skills, and a summary of some of the best and most popular tools to do so.

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Teaching Materials for Google Search
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Teaching Materials for Google Search

Developed by Google, the materials on this site are to support teachers enhance their students' search skills & critical thinking skills. Who better to teach Google than Google?

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Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic]
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Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic]

This infographic has some good, basic information for taking advantage of the Google search interface.

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Boolean Operators - An Introduction
libguides.mit.edu

Boolean Operators - An Introduction

Good, clear instructions on how to use boolean operators when searching. Essential for every student.

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Boolify Mobile: Boolean Search Teaching Tool
kidzsearch.com

Boolify Mobile: Boolean Search Teaching Tool

A terrific drag and drop teaching tool for younger students to introduce them to boolean searching.

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Search Strategies
eduscapes.com

Search Strategies

A good summary page with lots of links to resources. Lots of information here for teachers to use as a base for lesson plans, or for homework help for students.

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NoodleTools
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NoodleTools

An extensive student research platform with MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian bibliographies, notecards, outlining. Lots of stuff here, but not all of it is free unfortunately :(. Still worth checking out.

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Critical Literacy with Online Resources
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Critical Literacy with Online Resources

I have curated this board with tools and resources to teach students how to be web-savvy. Being critically literate and able to effectively evaluate the quality and accuracy of online resources is a vital skill for all students.

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