Jumping the Hurdles of Collaboration (TLA Session)


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Jumping the Hurdles of Collaboration (TLA Session)

  1. 1. Jumping the Hurdles of Librarian-Teacher Collaboration 2pm, Wed., April 18, 2012Websites Referenced in Today’s TLA Session:www.wordle.netGenerate “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently.docs.google.comDocuments, presentations, forms, spreadsheets, etc. Create and share your work online, upload your files from your desktop, edit andview your docs from any computer or smart phone, real-time collaboration.google.com/voiceSet up a phone number people can use to text or call your phone directly, without giving out your actual number.twitter.comFollow your interests - instant updates from your friends, industry experts, favorite celebrities, and what’s happening around the world.www.glogster.comMake an interactive poster easily online and share it with friends - mix images, text, music and video.prezi.comLets you bring your ideas into one space and see how they relate, helping you and your audience connect. Zoom out to see the big pictureand zoom in to see details - a bit like web-based maps.edublogs.orgLets you easily create and manage student or teacher blogs, quickly customize designs, and include videos, photos and podcasts.www.shelfari.comA community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers - create a virtual bookshelf, discover new books, connect with friends, and more.www.goodreads.comDecide what to read next. Find out what your friends and patrons are reading. Get book reviews.www.librarything.comAn easy, library-quality catalog where you can enter what you’re reading and connect with people reading the same things.www.flickr.com/creativecommonsMany Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through contentunder each type of license, with the freedom to use thousands of uploaded photos.morguefile.comFree stock photos - images for your inspiration, reference and use in your creative work, be it commercial or not.http://booktrailersforall.com/A site created for people to share their book trailers. Find directions for sharing trailers, info for teaching students how to create trailers,pre-made QR codes linking to book trailers, and more!http://animoto.com/Turn your photos, video clips, and music into stunning video masterpieces to share with everyone. Fast, free, and shockingly easy! Greattool for creating book trailers!www.microsoft.com/downloads (search “Photo Story”)Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add special effects, soundtracks, andyour own voice. Personalize with titles and captions. Easy to send in an email and then watch on your TV, computer, or Windows Mobile-based portable device. Another great tool for creating book trailers!www.alastore.ala.org(search “READ poster software”)Purchase READ software from the ALA online store to create your very own READ posters. Presenters: Amber Baumann, Erin Segreto, Terry Lambert– Katy ISD