My blog: h*p://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/ My tweets: @joycevalenza My site: h*p://springﬁeldlibrary.wikispaces.com/ My Guides h*p://sdst.libguides.com/newtools h*p://sdst.libguides.com/researchtools h*p://sdst.libguides.com/databases h*p://libraryschool.campusguides.com/tlguides
The ﬁrst Ume I walked into the main gallery at the Barnes, I got chills. To this day, every Ume I go, I’m reminded how powerful and important this place is. It’s not just a bunch of painUngs on a wall -‐-‐ rather, the enUre collecUon is itself a work of art. h*p://www.thewrap.com/blog-‐post/art-‐steal-‐director-‐talks-‐barnes-‐foundaUon-‐15440
is a thing of beauty!
Collec,ng is what kids do when asked to ﬁnd resources for a par,cular topic. Usually, it represents the ﬁrst 3 or 4 hits on a Google search, without meaning, discernment, or connec,ons. Cura,ng is diﬀerent. It’s the Cri,cal Thinker’s collec,on, and involves several nuances (see Figure 1) that separate it as an independent and classroom-‐worthy task. Mike Fisher h*p://digigogy.blogspot.com/2012/06/collecUon-‐or-‐curaUon.html h*p://langwitches.org/blog/wp-‐content/uploads/2012/12/curaUon-‐by-‐mike-‐ﬁsher.png
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Curating is: • Targeted & selective • Intentional • Like telling a story (with voice & context) • Like staging museum exhibit
Are we building knowledge ci,zens? everybody is becoming a specialist in library science. Because when you can thinkerize(?) some informaUon, you do it for yourself to organize your memory but at the same Ume you organize the memory for others. Every Ume that you that create a link, every Ume that you put a tag, you are organizing the common memory. You exercise the role of the keeper of a library. So this is a very new thing and I think that the quesUon of categorizaUon is very important. You do it in a conscious way. HR: So it sounds like you are talking about something for which we don’t have a word yet, that’s kind of like a knowledge ci,zen. PL: That’s it, yes. A ciUzen of the knowledge society. h*p://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kCV4EEy2IE&t=11m50s
Venn Librarian (Laura Pearle) If we can teach our students to curate, rather than merely collect, informaUon, they become be*er evaluators of resources – and be*er researchers and writers. Pearle, Laura. “Curated v. Collected.” 25 Jun. 2011. Venn Librarian. Web. 27 Sep. 2011. < h*p://lpearle.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/curated-‐v-‐collected/>.
“My goal was to come up with a framework to deﬁne curaUng in the educaUonal sense, in order to answer the quesUon of what is the value-‐added of curaUng, vs. collecUng informaUon.” Nancy White h*p://d20innovaUon.d20blogs.org/2012/07/07/understanding-‐content-‐curaUon/
maximize the new OER resources develop digital literacies not on the test detect crap determine relevance find a niche/ take a leadership role search without Google/it’s not about the answer even a kid can be a trusted guide take responsibility for learning
Not just links! h*p://sdst.libguides.com/aecontent.php?pid=184760
Cura=on: How the Global Brain Evolves By Evolver.fm h*p://www.wired.com/underwire/2012/07/curaUon/
Robin Good: I agree. CuraUon is an autonomous process of collecUve intelligence, where you and me, and all the others who sit and select from the ocean of informaUon passing through them, unconsciously help our global brain, to make sense of the informaUon we have ourselves created. Even those who simply like, share or retweet, contribute to this process, by gradually ﬁltering and marking what is most interesUng and relevant to them. h*p://curaUon.masternewmedia.org
The diﬀerence between PKM and CuraUon is that the former is personal, while the la*er is for an intended audience. I pracUce PKM for myself and my blog’s primary audience is me. Sharing online makes it social so that I can learn with and from others. Sense-‐making (as described by Ross Dawson) is the most important aspect in both cases: Filtering (separaUng signal from noise, based on some criteria) ValidaUon (ensuring that informaUon is reliable, current or supported by research) Synthesis (describing pa*erns, trends or ﬂows in large amounts of informaUon) PresentaUon (making informaUon understandable through visualizaUon or logical presentaUon) CustomizaUon (describing informaUon in context) h*p://www.jarche.com/2012/07/pkm-‐as-‐pre-‐curaUon/
PA Digital Collec=on Cura=on LSTA funded: Public & school project “Binghamton University Libraries. “Book CollecUon.” 26 Feb. 2008. Flickr. Web. 27 Sep. 2011. <h*p://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/binglib/2342692311/>.
Not just librarians’ work h*p://palibraries.libguides.com/content.php?pid=244745&sid=2080515
Create! Make meaning! Solving problems for your community! Eddie van D.
What willyou curate/create foryourcommunity?
My blog: h*p://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/ My tweets: @joycevalenza My site: h*p://springﬁeldlibrary.wikispaces.com/ My Guides h*p://sdst.libguides.com/newtools h*p://sdst.libguides.com/researchtools h*p://sdst.libguides.com/databases h*p://libraryschool.campusguides.com/tlguides Presenta=on h*p://curaUon.wikispaces.com
CuraUon, CuraUon CuraUon! The Network, the Network. CuraUon CuraUon, CuraUon. CuraUon! The Network, the Network, CuraUon Who day and night must aggregate the content, pull together knowledge, At ten my three-‐ring notebook really held harness all the feeds all my school stuﬀ. And who must make sense of media, I know by now that binder can’t contain my tags, and text, keeping learners up to research date at school The student, the student. CuraUon Librarian, Librarian The student, the student. CuraUon. CuraUon! Librarian, Librarian, And who does TL teach to curate with new CuraUon tools So we can gather knowledge both in and Who do we rely on for creaUve stuﬀ out of school? What’s best so we avoid the ﬂuﬀ? The learner, the learner! CuraUon! Who must point the way to stuﬀ The learner, the learner! CuraUon! that’s good enough So we don’t miss the stuﬀ that’s really buﬀ!
Curator, curator, build me a mash Curator, curator, give me new tools Gather the feeds, so I can cache So I can learn, curaUng rules Media, blog posts, and tweets that make Livebinders, storify, scoop.it and sqworl sense So many new research jewels And mix me a perfect mash Curator, curator, so much to read Please, please make it dynamic, Google exhausts me with more than I I don’t need the same old rehash need I rely on your knowledge and passion I’m seeking relevance, so I must plead To open the newsfeed sash! Let human touch intercede For teacher let it be scholarly Curator, curator, demonstrate mash Me, well, I want the feeds Use networking skills, to help us in school, To keep me current with fashion Through you we discover the big picture view Or causes for which I can take the lead To manage new info search tools.