Is anyone else out there overwhelmed (and a little frightened) by the amount of information available to anyone with Internet access? There’s so much great information – and some not so great – coming at us faster and faster! If you don’t believe me, look at the following visual provided by Adam Thierer, senior research fellow at Geroge Mason University.
Here’s a link to the entire article: http://techliberation.com/2011/06/13/visualizing-information-abundance-every-60-seconds-on-the-web/
How in the world are we supposed to make sense of all this information? How can we teach our students to make sense of it?
Does the answer lie somewhere in the idea of becoming curators?? What would being a curator of information mean??
Please share your thoughts and ideas…..