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    RSS for Ten-Year-Olds RSS for Ten-Year-Olds Presentation Transcript

    • RSS and Online Reading Created by Willy Kjellstrom All images are Creative Commons licensed and properly attributed with links to the original source.
    • What is the boy holding? Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/61493316@N00/261096092/
    • A Radio!
    • How does a radio play music? Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/1625756107/
    • The Basics of Radio & Audio
      • If you have a receiver (a radio), then you can listen to whatever is transmitted.
      • No purchasing, downloading, or driving is necessary; you just need to be close enough to receive the signal.
      Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11922859@N00/170464222/ Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/70321513@N00/113453239/
      • Did you know that there are “radio signals” for content that is on the Internet?
      • This means that you don’t have to go to a website (concert or radio station) to know what is happening or what has been updated (music).
    • Radio Signals = RSS Feeds Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/60236052@N00/145053162/ = Music on the Radio Internet Content
    • Radio = Feed Reader
      • In order to receive Internet content (listen to music), you have to have a feed reader (radio).
      Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/71045385@N00/30851672/ =
    • RSS Feeds and Feed Readers mean that you don’t have to go to a website to learn about new content.
    • The Internet content comes to you just like listening to music on the radio.
    • Me
      • I love…
        • Friends and Family
        • Wake Forest
        • Coldplay, U2, and O.A.R.
        • Reading about what other teachers are doing
        • New Internet tools
        • Computers
        • Movies
        • College football
      • The Internet is a fantastic place to learn about things that I love.
      • If I tried to visit all of the places where I might find information about the things that I love, I would…
    • Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42328960@N00/225493960/ Go Crazy,
    • Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/28418833@N00/1685639374/ Lose My Job, or
    • Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42812461@N00/2523086341/ Grow Old Quickly.
    • Me and My Interests I have a lot of interests. I am lucky because I know about RSS Feeds and Feed Readers. I won’t go crazy, lose my job, or grow old trying to keep up with my interests. I tune into the signal, and the information comes to me.
    • RSS Feed
      • The RSS Feed is the radio signal. You have to look to see if it available.
      • RSS Feeds often appear in the web address bar.
      • Go to www.trinityatl.org and look for the RSS icon in the web address bar.
      Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/52024700@N00/91461711/
    • There’s an RSS Feed!
      • If I can tune into this RSS Feed (radio signal) with my Feed Reader (radio), then I don’t have to come back to this page to see if there are updates on the Trinity School home page.
      • All I need is a Feed Reader (radio)…
    • All I need is a Feed Reader (radio)… RSS Feeds Are Everywhere! ESPN: http://espn.go.com/ Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/66323242@N00/2417345425/ Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/26835318@N00/2741495724/ Books for Young Adults and Children: http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/
    • Even Your Teachers Have RSS Feeds!
      • Go to the Trinity School website  Virtual Trinity  Writer’s Exchange
      • Click on Faculty and Staff
      All I need is a Feed Reader (radio)…
    • Feed Reader
      • The next lesson will cover how to use, tune, and setup your Feed Reader (radio).
      • I am willing to bet that there are only 3-4 parents in the classroom who know about RSS feeds. Share what you now know!