YTU ICT MIDTERMWORKSHOPBLOGS & EASY WEB TOOLS IŞIL BOY
BLOGGERDesigning and Developing Educational Courseware in Blogger Blogs Simple & Free All you need is a gmail account You can embed useful web tools into your class blogs blogger.com
EASY WEB TOOLS FOR TEACHERS
1- WORDLEWordle is a word cloud generator wordle.net
How 2.0 Use Wordle with YourStudents Turn a text or poem into a word poster. Show the word cloud for the reading text and let your students guess what the text is about. Do brainstorming with your students, then copy the results to the wordle. Compare and contrast the word clouds of your students essays. Ask your students embed their word clouds into your class blog.
2- ISSUU Collect and share your documents online. Create e-books via issuu. Create an account, write all of your information, then you can upload a file and get the embed code for your e-book. Finally, you can paste the embed code into your wiki. After you have created an account and upload your document, you can now go to your library. Select the file you want, click embed to get the HTML code. issuu.com
How 2.0 Use Issuu with YourStudents Have your students write stories and upload their stories to issuu. Ask your students embed their stories into your class blog. Write a story on your class blog, ask a couple of questions about the story, let your students guess the answers first. Then, write the answers on a document and upload it to issuu, finally embed it into your class blog.
3- VOCAROOSimple Voice Recording Tool No membership required All you need is a microphone After you have finished recording, there are two options; you can either -“send to a friend” or -“post on the internet” You can get the html code and embed it into your class blog. vocaroo.com
How 2.0 Use Vocaroo withYour Students Have your students record their oral presentations, and choose “post on the internet”, and send you the link via e-mail. Let your students record their voices along with their PowerPoint presentations. Ask them to introduce themselves and paste the html code into their class blog. Ask your students to embed their recordings into Google Earth placemarks.
4- LINOITLinoit is an online bulletin board. You can upload images, videos and attach files. You can build a lino and send the URL to your students. Your students don’t have to register to post onto the Linoit. You can embed your lino into your class blog You can add icon on your lino, and set due dates. There is no word limit. linoit.com
How 2.0 Use Linoit with YourStudents As a pre-writing activity, ask your students go to your wall and do brainstorming activities. Have your students practise tenses by using the tense they have learnt. Ask your students write their opinions on a topic. Post a video onto the wall, ask a few questions and have your students write their responses. Ask your students post the words they have learnt that week onto the wall.