<ul><li>They're free </li></ul><ul><li>They're universal across operating systems </li></ul><ul><li>They're collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>They're intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>They're accessible 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>They improve parent/student/teacher communication. </li></ul><ul><li>They're green </li></ul>Commonalities of these web apps...
Using wikis... They are many good wiki programs available including PBWiki, WetPaint, and WikiSpaces. We use Wikispaces.
Let's build something together... *Today we're building a wiki about fun things to do in Maine. *Please join us at the address below http://ohchsmlti.wikispaces.com
<ul><li>They're living documents. </li></ul><ul><li>They create authentic audiences. </li></ul><ul><li>They're collaborative tools. </li></ul><ul><li>They accommodate multiple intelligences. </li></ul><ul><li>They make operating systems irrelevant. </li></ul><ul><li>They auto-save. </li></ul>Recapping the benefits of wikis...
Blogging ... *Create authentic audience for student work. *Communicate with students and parents. *Continue classroom discussions outside of the classroom. *Create a central location for links and file shari ng. *http://ohchsmlti.blogspot .com
File sharing and more... *Make assignments, notes, and announcements available online. *Collect paperless assignments without an email flood. *Create a voice message. *Try it at http://drop.io/ohchsmlti *Post notes, study guides, and assignments. *Create voice messages. *Collect paperless assignments without an email flood. *Embed into a blog or a wi ki. *http://drop.io/ohchs mlti
Cloud Computing... Using web-based programs to do the same work proprietary software does. *Makes operating system choice irrelevant. *Enables collaboration. *Auto saves student work. *Sign-in to both with the same account.
Spice up a slide show... try *Free and web-based. *Turn a slide show into a video. *Easily share work with family and friends worldwide. *Embed into social networking sites.
The end of slide shows... *Quick and Easy. *Select images, select music, Animoto does the rest. *Embed in blogs, wikis, and social networking websites.
Show and tell directions... *Free download. Works with Mac and PC. *Files hosted online. *A video's worth 10,000 words. *Students can find help 24/7.
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