Introduction to My Content

A very powerful feature of icurio is the ability to save or folder any learning resource from a search or browse results page for Web Content, Images, or Standards, or a Timeline then share those saved resources with others in your class, school or district. To save and organize learning […]

Sorting Results

The Sorting feature in icurio allows users to sort any Web Content Result according to a variety of criteria. Sorting a list of search results will not remove any results from your list but it will order them in a way which might make them more useful to you. You […]

Filtering Controversial Content

How do I remove Controversial sites from my search results? There are two ways to remove sites which have been tagged as controversial from your search result. Option 1 – Search Results Filter You can remove Controversial content from your individual search result by using the More Search Options feature. […]

Filtering Wikipedia Content

Why does icurio include Wikipedia sites? Wikipedia is an encyclopedia written by its users in over 200 languages worldwide. Contributors collaboratively add and edit Wikipedia content for open use by the global community. icurio values Wikipedia sites for their breadth of coverage, content without ads, multiple language inclusion, and readability. […]

Ads

As a regular user of icurio, you have probably become accustomed to quick and efficient web surfing. You know that you can get the reliable information you’re looking for quickly. But every once in awhile, when you go to a site from a Search Result, you encounter ads; ads in […]

Content Criteria

All content in the Learning Resources Content Collection goes through rigorous evaluation by educators/evaluators for academic integrity and age appropriateness. This rigorous process can also be applied to evaluate your own digital content as well, using our publicly available rubric: Resource Curation Rubric Authority/Credibility Authority or credibility refers to the […]

Report a Problem

Because the Internet is a dynamic environment, digital content that is live one day may be unavailable the next. At any given time, hundreds of brand new pieces of digital content are created, and many older pieces go “dead.” This pool of unavailable content leads to common “page not found” […]

Learning Resource Types

A Learning Resource Type (LRT) attempts to describe the primary intent of a piece of educational content, realizing it can be referred to as many things. Because educational content often carries an abundance of characteristics, users can be left confused as to how to locate a particular type of resource […]

What is OER?

Open educational resources (OER) are typically resources for teaching or learning that are either openly available on the web or are available under a license that allows them to be used, changed, or shared with others without any associated fees. The term OER may refer to anything from a video […]