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It free tech 2013

  1. 1. Free technology for teachers
  2. 2. RSS Feeds • Make your life easier with RSS feeds. • RSS feeds deliver regularly changing web content to you. No need to keep revisiting sites. • Easy to keep them all in one site with a reader – Feedly or G2reader.
  3. 3. Making you life easier - sharing
  4. 4. Social bookmaking • A way to share and a way to organise your RSS feeds. • Best example – Diigo • Diigo allows you to bookmark, tag, highlight and add sticky notes to articles. • A great research tool and a great collaborative platform – able to form groups. • You are also able to recommend content.
  5. 5. TAGGING!!!
  6. 6. Other sharing tools
  7. 7. Use RSS feed, scoop articles and create own page, share on twitter or dept facebook page or simply receive a daily e-mail.
  8. 8. Making your life easier - twitter • A micro blogging site *140 characters • You follow fellow teachers to build up a network • Use withYr12/Yr13 • #bsbenergy • Excellent CPD
  9. 9. The location of teachers who follow me on twitter
  10. 10. What are you doing? 140 Update Summarize the content of the lesson in 140 characters. 16
  11. 11. Home Profile Find People Settings Help Sign out What are you doing? Update Home Unknown Home Following Followers Tweets 100 89 100 @unknown Direct Messages Favourites Search Q RSS Feed 140 More Name of Twitter user and image here. Most recent Tweet here. Oldest Tweet here.
  12. 12. 22 Text conversations between two interested parties, alternate form of audience.
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  14. 14. Shahi – Visual Dictionary
  15. 15. Specialist search engines Quintura&Kidrex for Yr 7/8 Google Scholar for Yr12/13
  16. 16. Collaborate, add youtube videos, photos, text and embed in your website/ VLE.
  17. 17. Voice Thread Upload images, documents, videos – they appear like a slide show, which can be embedded into your VLE/website. You can then provide an audio for your slideshow or let the students comment through audio, web video, or just text.
  18. 18. Power Point on steroids
  19. 19. Free presentation software which forces students to focus on the visuals, as little text can be added.
  20. 20. History example
  21. 21. Allows students to create cartoon strips and alter the mood of the photo.
  22. 22. Flipboard– Create digital magazines. Students can collaborate
  23. 23. Create infographics