EverNote – Save ideas, things you hear and see; app on smart phone or on your computer<br />Animoto – Online photo slideshow with music, video; share professional presentation with friends and parents<br />Prezi – Presentation tool which zooms; frames and groups ideas<br />Diigo – Social Bookmarking; share bookmarks with friends and colleagues<br />Have You Tried?<br />
Join a professional social network<br />Pick blogs you find interesting and read them<br />Start commenting on the blogs you read.<br />Join the Twitter and read Tweets of known Edubloggers.<br />4Ways to Build Your PLN<br />
Cool Cat Teacher – Vicki Davis<br />Innovative Educator – Lisa Nielsen<br />2 Cents Worth – David Warlick<br />Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Wesley Fryer<br />Around the Corner – Miguel Guhlin<br />http://trinitycostarica.blogspot.com/- Costa Rica Trip <br />Pick blogs you find interesting and read them; Comment on them<br />
Classroom 2.0<br />NL Connect<br />Educators pln<br />Google for Educators<br />Mighty Winds Social Network <br />Join a professional social network<br />
Tweet<br />Why is Twitter a Teacher’s Best Tool?<br />Top Educators to follow<br />Who to Follow on Twitter – Who to follow under different topics<br />Alan November – Building Learning Communities<br />Steve Hargadon – Created Classroom 2.0<br />Silvia Tolisano - Langwitches<br />Wesley Fryer – Educational consultant<br />Vicki Davis – CoolCatTeacher<br />Lisa Thumann – Senior educational technology specialist at Rutgers<br />Will Richardson – Author, speaker, edublogger<br />Angela Maiers– Motivational speaker in education<br />
Additional Resources<br />Twitter <br />10 Steps for Educators New to Twitter <br />Growing Your Personal Learning Network <br />CommonCraft– 3 minute tutorial videos<br />Sandy Cangelosi’sDiigo Account <br />21st Century Teacher – outstanding websites for teachers<br />Internet Public Library – Web 2.0 learning community<br />Cool Tools for Schools – web 2.0 tools divided into categories; collaboration, presentations, drawing, creativity<br />Smart Teaching - Free web tools for teachers<br />Atomic Learning - (use my username - email@example.com<br /> password – trinity)<br />Discovery Streaming (teacher log-in)Teachers, put in the passcode (Teacher Passcode: 5638-5F77) where it says "New User" so that you can generate your own unique user name and password.<br />Online Databases – Log into the Trinity Faculty Portal. <br /> You’ll see the Online Database tab. <br />
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.