The Art of Digital Curation

Filtering Relevant Information for the EFL Classroom

Filtering Relevant Information for the EFL Classroom through Digital Curation

By becoming content curators, teachers understand how to make sense out of the overload of information they are constantly exposed to. In this presentation, participants will have an overview of user-friendly digital resources to help them find, organize and filter content for their professional development, as well as classroom use.

Session Info

Wednesday, Jul 18th, 3:30-4:15pm

1460 Avenida Marechal Rondon

Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Presentation resources will be available at http://bit.ly/digitalcuration4efl

Agenda

The art of Digital Curation - Some concepts

Curatorial Platforms - examples

Practical ideas for the classroom

About Carla Arena

I'm Carla Arena, a Brazilian EFL teacher, explorer of the potential of technology integration into language learning. I started to dig into the possibilities of tech-applications some years ago and have been going on new cyber-journeys with my students and my fellow co-workers ever since. I am a teacher, teacher trainer, Educational Technology Supervisor and eLearning facilitator at a Binational Center in Brasilia, Casa Thomas Jefferson. I am a blogging fan (or addict!) and enthusiastic Webhead. Twitter keeps me updated and connected.

New and emergent technologies keep me going further and perceiving the world in different ways, with different colors, shapes, voices. They give me support to take my students along. They teach me that there's no limit for connectivity. English, then, is the means to decode the messages and that's what I try to show to my learners.