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Managing Information

  1. 1. Web 2.0: Managing Information Overload
  2. 2. New Teacher Webinars series Sponsored by: Brenda Dyck Technology Consultant/Coordinator CRC Elizabeth Cressman Social Studies Consultant/Coordinator CRC Pat Bohnet Technology Consultant CARC
  3. 3. Where do you teach? SE NE NW SE
  4. 4. Overload...
  5. 5. Overload...
  6. 6. Overload
  7. 7. Overload...
  8. 8. I Hate my Purse... Nora Ephron
  9. 9. Delicious "You probably have a personal library of professional books. You keep these books together and organized in one place because they have information that helps you do your job... Keeping a personal digital library is just as important and for the exactly the same reason." ~ David Warlick Social Bookmarking Tool Delicious
  10. 10. <ul><li>Delicious is a new concept/tool for me </li></ul><ul><li>I have used a Delicious before </li></ul><ul><li>I have used Delicious and created my own Delicious account </li></ul><ul><li>I have taught some one else to make a Delicious account </li></ul><ul><li>I have some experience with Delicious and would be willing to share my experience with using it </li></ul>Place a check mark beside one of the following:
  11. 11. Delicious <ul><li>First register for a Yahoo account </li></ul><ul><li>Register for a Delicious account at </li></ul>
  12. 12. Google Tools
  13. 13. <ul><li>Google Tools are new to me </li></ul><ul><li>I have used a Google Doc (doc, spreadsheet, form) </li></ul><ul><li>I have used one and made my own Google Doc </li></ul><ul><li>I have taught some one else to make a Google Doc </li></ul><ul><li>I have some experience with Google Docs and would be willing to share an example now </li></ul>Place a check mark beside one of the following:
  14. 14. Google Tools Teachers and Principals Talk About Google Docs
  15. 15. Google Docs Getting Your Feet Wet Instructions: Place your curser partway down the page- Enter your name, your email address, school and a sentence that sums up the best part of today. Change the color of the text and/or the highlighting to something not used previously.  
  16. 16. Google Reader <ul><li>Get automatic feeds and updates from your daily online reads sent to your inbox with Google Reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Will save you time spent weeding through unrelated posts or news </li></ul>Organizing Google Reader
  17. 17. Setting Up Your Google Reader Account + Beginning Suggestions for Your Reader (Blogs)   David Warlick Wesley Fryer Will Richardson Cool Cat Teacher Blog Neil Stephenson
  18. 18. FOLLOW-UP WIKI
  19. 19. <ul><li>Google forms </li></ul><ul><li>Google spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Google Presentation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Flickr Storm Mosaic Maker </li></ul>Other Ways of Using Google Docs