What is Dipity?<br /><ul><li>Dipity is an web tool that allows the user to create interactive timelines on a wide variety of topics and share them with friends and/or colleagues.</li></li></ul><li>Why use Dipity?<br />Dipity engages the learner by allowing him/her to create timelines by adding images, embedding resources and then sharing the timeline using various websites. Some of the possible sites are listed below:<br />Flickr<br />Blogger<br />Facebook<br />MySpace<br />Digg<br />Reddit<br />Twitter<br />
HOW TO USE DIPPITY<br />Register<br />Login<br />Edit Account<br />Setting Permissions<br />Setting Up the timeline-years, months, hours<br />Add Event <br />Add Resources<br />Embedding Videos<br /> Adding images from different sources<br />Embed your timeline on other sites such as Facebook<br />DON’T FORGET TO ALWAYS SAVE ALL CHANGES!!<br />
COOL FEATURES <br />View Dipitiy as a timeline<br />Flipbook-View your timeline like a photo album<br />List-Events are listed in order from most current to oldest date- good study guide<br />Map-A feature that would be helpful if creating a historical timeline or as an online yearbook chronically the year in your classroom (especially in an elementary or contained classroom)<br />Students can follow one another’s timelines simply by sharing the URL for the timeline with a friend or students can follow each other on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter<br />
Time for you to Dipity Do!<br />We need each of you to submit where and when you got your first teaching position.<br />Deanna will then demonstrate how to add events and images to your timeline.<br />Now it is time for you to participate. Please enter where and when you began your teaching career. <br />Also, think about one way that you could use Dipity in your classroom. Enter that idea in the chat room and I will add a slide to this presentation that will be posted with the recorded webinar at Netvibes.<br />
Uses for Dipity!<br /><ul><li>Use Dipity to create a timeline of the school year including dates and photos. Share the timeline with parents</li></li></ul><li>Have Fun with Dipity!<br />
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