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    1. 1. June 12, 2008
    2. 3. <ul><li>Blog : a website that allows readers to comment on the content </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress MU (internal blog): blogs.micds.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public but only MICDS students/faculty can comment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every student and teacher has a blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students post to their specific classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress can accept text, images, audio and video </li></ul></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>Google Reader : RSS aggregator that automatically checks your favorite news sites and blogs for new content. </li></ul><ul><li>Shows you all of your favorite sites in one convenient place. </li></ul><ul><li>Users must have a Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Items can quickly and easily be shared via the public page </li></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><li>Wiki : a webpage that can be viewed and edited by multiple authors </li></ul><ul><li>Media Wiki (internal): wiki.micds.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public but only MICDS students & faculty can edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires some knowledge of wiki syntax </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WikiSpaces (external): wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public, Protected, or Private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No syntax necessary; accepts multimedia </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>Google Docs : free web-based word processor and spreadsheet which allow you share and collaborate online. </li></ul><ul><li>Users must have a Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Can upload Word/Excel/PowerPoint files or start from scratch (Office 2003 only) </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets can be turned into forms for collecting information </li></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>Acrobat.com : free sharing and storage, PDF converter, online word processor, and web conferencing from Adobe </li></ul><ul><li>Share : send files to others </li></ul><ul><li>Buzzword : online document collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>My Files : store Word, Excel, PDF and images </li></ul><ul><li>ConnectNow : meet live on the web and share your screen </li></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>Delicious : web-based social bookmarking tool </li></ul><ul><li>All MICDS teachers and 1:1 students will have a Delicious account </li></ul><ul><li>Sites are saved/organized with tags instead of folders </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to share sites with those in your network </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribing to tags is a good way to locate sites of interest </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Flickr : free photo sharing site from Yahoo! </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can browse; uploading requires an account </li></ul><ul><li>Images can be made public or private, organized into sets, and shared with groups </li></ul><ul><li>FlickrStorm and CreativeCommons are good tools for finding images for classroom use </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Flickr Uploader for managing large numbers of images </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Mixbook : site for creating electronic books (free) which can be printed (not free) </li></ul><ul><li>Photos can be uploaded from your computer or photo-sharing sites like Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Books can be public or private, printed or embedded, collaborative or individual </li></ul><ul><li>The MixBook tutorial offers step-by-step instructions for beginners </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Sketchcast : site for creating simple sketches with narration </li></ul><ul><li>Final sketches can be emailed, embedded, or viewed on the Sketchcast site </li></ul><ul><li>All published sketches are public; no privacy options </li></ul><ul><li>Viewers can leave comments if viewing from the Sketchcast website </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Kerpoof : create simple illustrations, animations, cards and stories </li></ul><ul><li>Final products can be shared as links or published to the Kerpoof website </li></ul><ul><li>Membership is NOT required to use the site </li></ul><ul><li>The Teacher Page has good ideas for classroom use </li></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>VoiceThread : users can upload images, video, PowerPoint, PDF and Word files </li></ul><ul><li>Viewers can leave audio, video, and text comments </li></ul><ul><li>VoiceThreads can be public or private </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can purchase VoiceThread Ed for classroom use; this simplifies adding users and managing projects </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>ccMixter: CreativeCommons remix </li></ul><ul><li>Gogofrog: 3D web content </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Tale Construction Kit: historical tales </li></ul><ul><li>Mogopop : iPod multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Scribd : online publishing </li></ul><ul><li>ToonDoo : comic strips </li></ul><ul><li>Xtimeline : timelines </li></ul><ul><li>Zcubes : web content </li></ul>
    14. 17. <ul><li>Web 2.0 isn’t about any one tool; it’s the collective power of the read/write web. </li></ul><ul><li>Structure learning experiences around the task(s) the resource can facilitate rather than on the resource itself. </li></ul><ul><li>Public means public. Students need to be aware of their audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Web 3.0 (the semantic web) on the way! </li></ul>