Last year I had success getting students oriented to and enthused about Google Reader; that's the easy part. But this year I'd like to have students use this tool even better, and that means having them research things that matter. Paul has started a wiki about orienting students to Reader more efficiently this year. I like how he frames the next step:
How can we organize this in a curriculum for students? What comes first? How do we do this while also helping students start with their own questions and experiences?a Google Doc that explains my thinking on this. And here's a link to how this manifested itself on the "Using Google Reader" wiki.