Blog Shorts How To

What are blog shorts? Blog shorts are short posts that serve a variety of purposes, but are purposely short for either the audience or the author. Continue reading Blog Shorts How To

Jump Start Momentum

“What will I write about?” is a question often asked by new bloggers. For just getting started, start short. Here’s how! Continue reading Jump Start Momentum

Blogging Ideas Poetry

Sometimes we need a break, a time to just reflect on a moment — like today with sun melting the snow, revealing the browned grass, soaking its melt into the dormant earth as my kitten explored the outside for her first outing.

How about a poem? Continue reading Blogging Ideas Poetry

Looking Back

If I hadn’t set my calendar goals, I would have missed out on the opportunity to learn from others and then share for others. Continue reading Looking Back

Curation: Small World Student Project

In the news of the world, we learn about what happens in other countries. Do similar events and news occur in our country? Continue reading Curation: Small World Student Project

Curation Part 8 Blog as Filter

A blog to gather resources: the aggregated posts are my my library, and the search box is my filter to find the relevant information Continue reading Curation Part 8 Blog as Filter

Curation: Weaving the Web

We seek our answers and converse and share with others through blogs, Twitter, online communities. We make sense of the information and adapt and remix to fit our own situation. We share out we learned. It’s a process of curation in a community of practice. Continue reading Curation: Weaving the Web

Curation Part 7 Diigo

“Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff.” — a powerful tool that aids in serious research and annotation of the web. Continue reading Curation Part 7 Diigo

Curation Part 6 Google Keep

Google Keep to annotate articles and websites — and so much more! Continue reading Curation Part 6 Google Keep

Learning from Others

Connected Learners seem to find each other– we gather together to learn from each other about similar interests and passions. Continue reading Learning from Others

Curation: A Side Note

An important part of curation is to share the information in annotated form so others can discuss and add to the information. But what if the “curation” in your “stream” is misinformation? And it’s in your Echo Chamber? Continue reading Curation: A Side Note

Curation Part 4 Evernote

Everything saves in Evernote. The best thing is that everything is searchable — even handwriting or words in a picture Continue reading Curation Part 4 Evernote

Curation: Links About Evernote

What is Evernote? Evernote is a very searchable note-taking application that syncs to every device and is noted for being able to search even text within pictures. There are many options now for note-taking, but I’ve been using Evernote from Continue reading Curation: Links About Evernote

Curation Part 1

Researching topics helps build the momentum of blogging to keep ideas available for that next post. So, what do I do with the information I find? I curate with tools that fit my needs. Continue reading Curation Part 1