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iCurate: How to Become a Curation Rock Star


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  • 1. How To Become A Curation RockstarJoquetta “The Digital Diva” Johnson Pikesviile High School, Baltimore County Public SchoolsLibrary Media Specialist Common Grounds PD Event April 19, 2012
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  • 3. “…It’s about adding quality back into the equation and putting a human filter between you and the overwhelming world of content abundance that is swirling around us every day. Curation replaces noise with clarity.”Steven Rosenbaum, author Curation Nation Hamilton, Buffy. "Summer Seed Ideas:Curation, Participation, and Student PLEs." Web log post. The Unquiet Librarian. Web. 19 June 2011. <>.
  • 4. Brian Solis says “…a curator is thethat in social media… keeper of their interest …By discovering, organizing, and sharing relevant content from around the Web, curators invest in the integrity and vibrancy of their nicheworks.
  • 5. Socialbookmarking is used to share, organize, search, and managebookmarks ofweb resources. image URL:
  • 6. a tag is a non-hierarchical keyword or term assigned to a piece of information (such as an Internet bookmark, digital image, or computer file)…helps describe an item and allows it to be found again by browsing or searching.
  • 7. A Web site bookmark that includes processing. Bookmarklets…enhanc e search capabilities, provide information about the Web site as well as perform a number of useful functions.,2542,t=bookmarklet&i=38830,00.asp
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  • 11. Curation Made Social
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  • 14. Create andpublish yourown e-magazine bycuratingcontent fromthe Web orcreating yourown content!
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  • 17. YouTube playlists are grouped videos usually related to certain topic.
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  • 20. Pinterest is a Virtual Pinboard. Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes. Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests. To get started, request an invite.
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  • 24. With Weblist, you can createlists composed of differentitem types. You may addmultiple URLs, files, videos,documents and more. Eachlist has its own title anddescription and gets its ownURL. To share your list, yousimply need to use onesingle URL, saving you timeand effort. Once your list isready you can save it as abookmark or as acustomizable homepage.You can share it with yourfriends via email, using thetop social networks or byposting it on your blog.
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  • 31. My Contact Info Joquetta “The Digital Diva" Johnson Pikesville HS Baltimore County Public Schools 410-887-1231 jjohnson@bcps.orgMy Digital accordin2jo