Summer Seed Ideas: Curation, Participation, and Student PLEs

I’ve developed a growing interest in the concept of curation ever since reading Brian Solis’s post, “The Curation Economy and the 3C’s of Information Commerce“,  in late April. Consequently, I purchased the e-book edition of Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers Are Creators (a current read) and have been bookmarking articles about curation. […]

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Comparing Symbaloo and Netvibes as Information Dashboards and PLEs

A year ago, Susan Lester and I used Netvibes with our students as their platform for creating information dashboards as part of their personal learning environment to support their inquiry into issues veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan are facing.  Students loved the ability to personalize their Netvibes portals (themes, templates, layouts) as well as the pre-existing […]

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