Ashley Dezern
Tue Jul 9, 2013 21:42

Robyn I thought about checking it out but you said you wasn't a huge fan haha. But, like Dr. K said do you think it would be easier for research projects than having links on our class website that we just made?

  • ScoopIt - Robyn Pickering, Tue Jul 9 21:21
    I decided to create a ScoopIt for this assignment as well. I've never been on the site before today and was curious about it. The readings mentioned ScoopIt being far more academic, and the idea that ... more
    • Re: ScoopIt - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 10 14:43
      Robyn, I also found ScoopIt to be really interesting and it does seem more academic but I found the same problem. It wasn't very user friendly. I have found that if something is not easy, my parents... more
    • Question - Ashley Dezern, Tue Jul 9 21:42
      • Re:Question - Robyn Pickering, Tue Jul 9 21:46
        I think one reason I wasn't immediately a huge fan of ScoopIt is that I am so used to Pinterest's format. Pinterest is far more visually based, where scoopit is visual but also contains more text. I... more
        • Thanks - Ashley Dezern, Tue Jul 9 21:59
          Thanks for more insight about this site I think I'm going to check it out, but I'm like you I am a visual person. I also know that my second grades work better with visuals.
    • question - koppenhaverd, Tue Jul 9 21:37
      I haven't used ScoopIt but it gets wide play by the cool kids on the internet. I can see its appeal to your high schoolers. I wonder if it would work for Internet workshop or webquests?
      • Re: Question - Robyn Pickering, Tue Jul 9 21:43
        As I was reading through my classmates posts, internet workshops and webquests were exactly what I started thinking about. As one person pointed out, having students type in URLs can get complicated... more
        • love the structure - koppenhaverd, Tue Jul 9 22:47
          Wow, that's much more elaborate than I envisioned. Feel free to set that up in lieu of creating a broader range of social bookmarks. I'd love to see it!
          • Re: Structure - Robyn Pickering, Tue Jul 9 23:40
            I've started working on one and created a new post about it.
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