Fastest Growing Website 1,382% growth in February 2009 Text message updates Public/private Retweeting Dm Surveys
Number 1 website is google in terms of hits, facebook #2 Screen time: facebook three times as much as google One-quarter of web surfers visit facebook daily 300+ million users since 2004. Took 38 years for radio to get to 50 million, 13 years for tv, four years for internet, 9 months for facebook Use fan pages such as TICAL, CUE, ACSA, Lead 3 Leverage relationships!
Free—hosted by google Easy to use Include pictures, videos, links Comments (moderated or not) RSS feeds Knowledge management—replace binders with blogs!
30 billion + online videos viewed each month in US Youtube has more than 144 million videos Leveraged by Obama US Department of Ed Youtube.com/edu
Scheduling tool Can be used for surveys of almost any kind Free Easy to use
Digital photo sharing 8 million users Upload through mobile devices Easy share options Flickr for Education group Home Education & Home Schooling group
New Promising Social network just for administrators Added 12,000 users in first year Admin 2.0 TICAL sponsored
Free video communication Video chats Instant messages Video mail Video blogging No installation required Requires webcam, adobe flash Ideas: student collaboration, skype w a scientist, admin meetings, teacher mentoring
Simple Easy to use Provides focus Writing goals is one of most effective ways to achieve them Only 3% actually do that Can be used for learning objectives as well
Top 10 Internet Resources (revised)
Top 10 Internet
Lisa Gonzales, Ed.D.
Devin Vodicka, Ed.D.
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Other Articles by Lisa and Devin:
Leveraging Technology To Transform Our Schools
Building Trust Through Data
Professional Learning: New Strategies