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Seton Wiki Widget Workshop

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  1. 1. Widgets for the Wiki Seton Catholic School October 15, 2009
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>Updates since last session </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions/Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Eight Ways To Use School Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Eight Ways To Use School Wikis <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D ecrease Disruptions of Instructional Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Meetings More Efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate On Important Document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance Professional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share and Collaborate On Curriculum Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save Trees and Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Portal for All Your Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Create A “Sandbox” <ul><li>Access your Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Sign in </li></ul><ul><li>New Page </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Sandbox as the Page Name </li></ul><ul><li>Click Create </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is a Widget? <ul><li>According to Wikipedia… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ small specialized GUI application that provides some visual information and/or easy access to frequently used functions such as clocks, calendars, news aggregators, calculators and desktop notes.” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Embedding Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Adding an Image </li></ul><ul><li>TeacherTube Video </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul><ul><li>Blabberize </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Cards/Crossword Puzzle </li></ul>
  7. 7. Adding an Image - ImageChef <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Click Register Now </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the online form </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make note of your password </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locate Animations => Fortune Teller </li></ul><ul><li>Enter - Wikis are your friend </li></ul><ul><li>Click Preview </li></ul>
  8. 8. Adding an Image - continued <ul><li>To the right of the preview, look for… </li></ul><ul><li>Click <> to see… </li></ul><ul><li>Copy the text in the box </li></ul>
  9. 9. Adding an Image… continued <ul><li>Access the Sandbox page on your Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Click Edit </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Embed Widget icon - TV - </li></ul>
  10. 10. Adding an Image - continued <ul><li>Paste the HTML code into the field and click SAVE </li></ul><ul><li>Click SAVE on the Editor toolbar. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Let’s Log Out of ImageChef <ul><li>Log out </li></ul><ul><li>Close window </li></ul>
  12. 12. TeacherTube Video <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Search for Wikis In Plain English </li></ul><ul><li>Access the video </li></ul><ul><li>Copy the Embeddable Player </li></ul>
  13. 13. TeacherTube Video <ul><li>Back to your Wiki - Edit => TV </li></ul><ul><li>Select Video - Click TeacherTube </li></ul>
  14. 14. TeacherTube Video <ul><li>Paste the Embed Code </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save and then Save again on the Editor toolbar. </li></ul>
  15. 15. TeacherTube Video <ul><li>How might you use this in your classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Close window. </li></ul>
  16. 16. SlideShare <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Upload and share presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Create an Account </li></ul><ul><li>Complete online form </li></ul><ul><li>Select Upload from banner at top of page </li></ul>
  17. 17. SlideShare <ul><li>Locate the file you wish to upload </li></ul><ul><li>Review info, click Publish </li></ul>
  18. 18. SlideShare <ul><li>Click on thumbnail of the presentation to see this screen: </li></ul><ul><li>Copy the Embed Code </li></ul>
  19. 19. SlideShare <ul><li>Back to the Sandbox page </li></ul><ul><li>Edit => TV </li></ul><ul><li>Select Slideshow, then Other </li></ul>
  20. 20. SlideShare <ul><li>Paste the Embed Code </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save and Save on the Editor toolbar </li></ul>
  21. 21. SlideShare <ul><li>How might you use this in your classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Log out of SlideShare. </li></ul><ul><li>Close window. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Blabberize <ul><li>Google to find image </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up - link at bottom of page </li></ul><ul><li>Make a new Blabberize </li></ul><ul><li>Find a picture on your harddrive </li></ul>
  23. 23. Blabberize <ul><li>Follow onscreen instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place the mouth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record your voice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Blabberize <ul><li>After you save, you will see this: </li></ul><ul><li>Select Share - copy the code. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Blabberize <ul><li>How might you use this in your classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Log out of Blabberize. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Flashcards/Crossword Puzzle <ul><li>Crossword Puzzle </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flashcards </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Next Session <ul><li>November 18th </li></ul>
  28. 28. Widgets for the Wiki Seton Catholic School October 15, 2009