Rachel how did you get the bubble bullet? I hit ...wait.. I'll try to do it to yours. There ya go! Oops, I moved your picture~ you might want to check that out. I'm noticing that Sync.in has only one slide I think I'm finished for the night-I don't think we can do the rest until everyone's done-right?
I am still trying to make my slides more engaging. I wanted to insert some banners but I am having trouble getting it to insert.
How's it coming?
Web 2.0 Technology Internet Applications Spring 2011 , Group C Claire Gibson Jacqueline Langston Megan Clanton Cindy Cook Rachel Herod
It is much more difficult to create new pages in a blog, rather than in a wiki. If you hope to have multiple pages within a blog, you ought to use a wiki instead.
Blogs that use students as authors will require much more monitoring, support, and instruction so the posts are interactive, rather than just streaming text.
After speaking to a teacher who maintains a class blog, he explained that the quality of blog posts varies greatly between students who put in the effort, and those that are simply doing it to "check the block" and do the assignment, which devalues the whole project
Students will need a gmail account to be TEAM BLOGGERS. This could be an obstacle for some teachers.
The following is a quote from Tom Henderson, whose chemistry blog first inspired me to look into blogger.
"YOU will have to make it a very central part of your class and not a side show. If its a side show, you will be disappointed. If it becomes central, you will be working your tail off to keep up with student comments and posts and tracking and scoring, etc. I really didn't want a side show nor a pain-in-the-butt, so I will be choosing to not do it next year. "
These thoughts, though discouraging, are a realistic look at how the technology "side show" might not be the most effective way of teaching. I look forward to using a blog, but will wait before instituting the full-scale blog I was hoping.
Where teachers & students can create and use flashcards online.
Collaboratively share and edit flashcards with "chums."
To set up an ediscio account, click "Sign Up." Then, follow the simple instructions of choosing a username and password, and providing an email address. Then click "Create." After setting up an account, look for the words "Create new cardbox." This will allow you to make and use your flashcards!
On the help page, called the "board," you will find dozens of questions that people have asked the creator of ediscio, Klaus Kroner. However, many of those questions are in German. Being unable to read German will prohibit you from learning from those questions:
ieliqui , 2010-03-18 16:56
wie kann ich z.B. ein altes Stichwort löschen, wenn ich meine Karten neu sortieren will? ich konnte nur ein neues anlegen und die Karten einsortieren, das alte bleibt dann ja erhalten. kann ich das entfernen?
After creating log-ins for twenty students, I am still having difficulty accessing that student information when I log in to ediscio. I am eager to figure out how to view all of the information necessary to obtain an accurate assessment of student learning. Until then, I will wonder where my students are....
Ediscio (online flashcards) is a great idea... ...but has a long way to go to be the flashcard site that I choose over others, if others do indeed arise. At this point, if another site with similar capabilities and all information in English came along, I would use the other site without hesitation. However, ediscio now holds several valuable cardboxes, and will therefore be used in my classroom for regular practice on these skills. I recommend that all teachers research online flashcards and choose the application that suits your educational needs. Ediscio just might be the one!