Evaluate- Justifying a decision or course of action, making judgements based on criteria and standards through checking and critiquing.

*has an iPad app

Curation Tools
Curation: the selection and organization of resources into a collection based a particular topic. Curation requires the student to make decisions based on careful evaluation and judgement. Choose a tool based on the type of content to be curated.
Mightybell: https://mightybell.com/
Learnist: http://learni.st
Paper.li: http://paper.li/
LiveBinder: http://www.livebinders.com

Vocaroo: http://vocaroo.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/
Record your voice with these online recorders.
Students can record themselves as they argue, defend and debate.
iPad apps to try: Croak.it!, Audioboo

ProCon List: http://www.proconlists.com/
Weigh the positive and the negatives to make a more informed decision.

Diffen: http://www.diffen.com/
Search engine that lets you compare and contrast two different topics.

Room for Debate: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate
Read articles from both sides of a debated topic. Decide where you stand and add to the debate!

Text to Speech: http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/
Students can compose a small speech criticizing or comparing two positions on an issue.

Newspaper Clipping Generator: http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
Students compose an opinion piece to criticize or defend their position.

*Voicethread: http://ed.voicethread.com/
Students can compare methods for solving math problems, critique writing, and check understanding.
Elem Student Example: http://voicethread.com/?#q+first+grade.b1847212.i9759703
Sec Student Example: http://voicethread.com/?#q.b153041.i1167328

Shelfari - http://shelfari.com
Students can evaluate a book and share the review with a community of readers.

Wikipedia - http://wikipedia.com
Students decide on the validity of information found on this collaborative website.

Mind 42: http://mind42.com/
Students reflect and review information in a collaborative environment.
iPad Apps to try: Popplet Lite; Draw; Idea Sketch

Google Forms: https://support.google.com/drive/answer/87809?hl=en
Students gather evaluation from others through the use of a survey.

Rubistar: http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
Create rubrics to evaluate various aspects of a project.