RSS in Education
     Janice Stearns
  ITAF - Local District 6
          LAUSD
Watch
RSS in Plain English
         from the
    Common Craft Show
       by leelefever
RSS

• Really Simple Syndication
• A special type of file (.xml) that
  syndicates new information as it is
  added.

• Mak...
Where is RSS Used?
Where is RSS Used?
 Text
Where is RSS Used?
 Text       Multimedia
Where is RSS Used?
        Text    Multimedia



Blogs
Where is RSS Used?
        Text    Multimedia



Blogs   Wikis
Where is RSS Used?
        Text           Multimedia



Blogs   Wikis   News
Where is RSS Used?
        Text           Multimedia



Blogs   Wikis   News     Video
Where is RSS Used?
        Text           Multimedia



                                 Images
Blogs   Wikis   News     V...
Where is RSS Used?
        Text               Multimedia



                                       Images
Blogs   Wikis   ...
Where is RSS Used?
        Text                 Multimedia



                                       Images
Blogs   Wikis ...
An Aggregator?
 What’s that?
An Aggregator?
  What’s that?

not this:
An Aggregator?
  What’s that?

not this:
An Aggregator?
        What’s that?

     not this:

• A tool to subscribe to the RSS feed.
• Gather information in one pl...
Favorite Aggregators




                          Learning
Professional   Podcasts
                           Spaces
Deve...
Google Reader
Firefox + Google Reader = Easy
Click on feed icon, subscribe in Reader.




                                ...
Google Reader
  Subscribe to:

• Blogs
• Wikis
• News
• Bookmarks
• Everything with an RSS feed
Podcast Aggregator
       iTunes



Specially designed for audio and video.
Local download for portable access.
• A different style aggregator
• Layout - newspaper style
• Easy to share with students
• Add feeds and other tools easily
Use the Power!


• Set up a Google Reader account
• Set up iTunes
• Set up Pageflakes
• Connect to the world
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Rss in Education

  1. 1. RSS in Education Janice Stearns ITAF - Local District 6 LAUSD
  2. 2. Watch RSS in Plain English from the Common Craft Show by leelefever
  3. 3. RSS • Really Simple Syndication • A special type of file (.xml) that syndicates new information as it is added. • Makes it easy to pull information as it is published.
  4. 4. Where is RSS Used?
  5. 5. Where is RSS Used? Text
  6. 6. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia
  7. 7. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Blogs
  8. 8. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Blogs Wikis
  9. 9. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Blogs Wikis News
  10. 10. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Blogs Wikis News Video
  11. 11. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Images Blogs Wikis News Video
  12. 12. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Images Blogs Wikis News Audio Video
  13. 13. Where is RSS Used? Text Multimedia Images Blogs Wikis News Audio Video Bookmarks
  14. 14. An Aggregator? What’s that?
  15. 15. An Aggregator? What’s that? not this:
  16. 16. An Aggregator? What’s that? not this:
  17. 17. An Aggregator? What’s that? not this: • A tool to subscribe to the RSS feed. • Gather information in one place. • Quickly access up-to-date information and media.
  18. 18. Favorite Aggregators Learning Professional Podcasts Spaces Development
  19. 19. Google Reader Firefox + Google Reader = Easy Click on feed icon, subscribe in Reader. Click then Subscribe
  20. 20. Google Reader Subscribe to: • Blogs • Wikis • News • Bookmarks • Everything with an RSS feed
  21. 21. Podcast Aggregator iTunes Specially designed for audio and video. Local download for portable access.
  22. 22. • A different style aggregator • Layout - newspaper style • Easy to share with students • Add feeds and other tools easily
  23. 23. Use the Power! • Set up a Google Reader account • Set up iTunes • Set up Pageflakes • Connect to the world
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