New Web Tools Discovery

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This powerpoint can be used by eductional technology consultants to show teachers some of the new tools available on the Internet.

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  • The presentation you are about to see was created by InTech, the professional development sub-committee of the Educational Technology Consortium. (License to share this presentation in educational settings in Saskatchewan is implied. Information and screen shots were created in January 2007. Please check links and update material before you present to ensure information is still correct.) Speaker notes following are to read aloud to your participants. Every time there is a bullet in the speaker note texts, you click the mouse to advance the animation on the slide. Life is like a box of chocolates – and some aspects of life come with a ‘preview’ card and some don’t. Today you’ll have a preview of some of the most popular new web tools that can be used in the classroom. Come along for a journey of discovery into the new Read/Write Web.
  • New Web Tools Discovery

    1. 1. Life is like a box of chocolates! A Journey of Discovery in the new ‘Read/Write Web’
    2. 2. Where to start?
    3. 3. Google Docs and Spreadsheets <ul><li>Online word processing and spreadsheet creation </li></ul><ul><li>Online document storage </li></ul><ul><li>Formerly Writely.com </li></ul>
    4. 4. Google SketchUp <ul><li>Create 3-D Models that can be used in Google Earth </li></ul>
    5. 5. Google Page Creator
    6. 6. Google for Educators <ul><li>Google has designed, purchased, or taken over many free tools. </li></ul><ul><li>They have a place online for educators with ideas for how to use these tools in the classroom. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Google Earth <ul><li>3-D Graphics reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Locates earth addresses and displays. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Google Tools - Picasa <ul><li>There are a few competing online photo storage solutions, this is Google’s. </li></ul>
    9. 9. flickr <ul><li>A Yahoo company </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Editing and online storage </li></ul><ul><li>Sample storytelling with 5 frames </li></ul>
    10. 10. zooomr <ul><li>Free online photo editing and storage </li></ul>
    11. 11. Bubbleshare
    12. 12. Blogger <ul><li>Blogger is a Google tool </li></ul><ul><li>Sample ‘for teacher’ blog </li></ul><ul><li>Sample educational ‘assignment’ blog </li></ul>
    13. 13. Wordpress <ul><li>A blogging tool </li></ul>
    14. 14. Class Blogmeister
    15. 15. Bloglines <ul><li>Is a feed aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>It collects RSS feeds from different websites and other blogs and provides you with updates all in one place </li></ul>
    16. 16. Wikispaces <ul><li>A Wiki is collaborative piece of online writing. </li></ul>
    17. 17. gliffy <ul><li>Free concept mapping software </li></ul><ul><li>similar to Inspiration or Smart Ideas </li></ul>
    18. 18. Skype <ul><li>Voice conferencing </li></ul>
    19. 19. Audacity <ul><li>Free Audio Editor and Recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Reader’s theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Make Audio books </li></ul>
    20. 20. Splice <ul><li>Audacity you download, Splice you just use online. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Cartoon Machine <ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>your own </li></ul><ul><li>Cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Have </li></ul><ul><li>a plan </li></ul><ul><li>before you </li></ul><ul><li>visit. </li></ul>
    22. 22. meebo <ul><li>No download and install required. </li></ul>
    23. 23. Yo uTube <ul><li>Online video clip storage </li></ul><ul><li>Wind Turbine sample </li></ul>
    24. 24. NVU – Web Page Authoring <ul><li>Similar to DreamWeaver or Frontpage </li></ul><ul><li>Free Open Source Software </li></ul>
    25. 25. InkScape <ul><li>Open Source Free Vector Graphic </li></ul>
    26. 26. del.iciou.us <ul><li>Want all of the links we mentioned today in one place? </li></ul>
    27. 27. Google Reader <ul><li>Google Reader is a feed or news aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>It uses RSS to collect and keep track of updates for you </li></ul><ul><li>Simply tell it what to keep track of for you </li></ul>
    28. 28. NetVibes <ul><li>Is a Feed Aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>Handles RSS/Atom Feeds and creates a personal page for you. </li></ul>
    29. 29. Protopage
    30. 30. Sign Up! <ul><li>Creating an ‘Account’ </li></ul><ul><li>Download? </li></ul><ul><li>Spam? </li></ul><ul><li>Your E-mail account </li></ul><ul><li>Student E-mail accounts </li></ul><ul><li>This creates issues for </li></ul><ul><li>teaching and learning… </li></ul>

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