Do you remember when people used to write letters that took days to reach their destination? Or when the newspaper told you what had happened yesterday? Did you know that today we produce, every two days, the same amount of information that we used to produce in 3,000 years? This enormous amount of information that travels the world in nanoseconds is, as we can imagine, much more than we humans could process in several lifetimes. Lack of concentration, attention and focus or not being able to spend more than five minutes on a task in a row is a direct consequence of this 21st century “pathology” that we have called infoxication.
Curation of content for the classroom: what and how
Digital content curation was born to try to curb this information overload. Applied to education, it has considerable advantages for teachers and students. In this post we tell you what it is and how to make the most of it in the classroom.
Resources for curating content in the classroom
Nowadays, we are all able to create and disseminate content easily and quickly. This opens up a new world of possibilities for education, which can finally stop being limited to the corseted world of textbooks and use a very varied universe of transmedia possibilities. In order to manage and handle all these options, many tools have emerged that make it easier for teachers to collect, organize and share content with their students. In this article we will take a look at some of them.
Content curation: 6 essential tips for teachers
What should be the main skills that a teacher must have to become a good content curator for their students? We tell you in this post.