Web-vertise!  [email_address] http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee http://www.ladigitalimmigrants.wikiwpaces.com Jan McGee Wes...
The World is Flat:  A Brief History of the 21 st  Century by Thomas L. Friedman   <ul><li>Title is a metaphor for  “leveli...
Flattening the Earth <ul><li>Historical shifts in perceptions—flat to round </li></ul><ul><li>Similar shift in perception ...
Flat Earth <ul><li>Stresses the importance of an ability to adapt and specialize where there is a need </li></ul><ul><li>S...
21 st  Century Literacy <ul><li>Literacy in the 21st century includes all skills involved in learning to learn, learning t...
Digital Literacy <ul><li>So, that's just another way of saying that learners need to be more  reflective  and  communicate...
How Can We Teach Digital Literacy?  <ul><li>Digital Connections to the Comprehensive Curriculum </li></ul>
What’s a Wiki? <ul><li>A Wiki (the Hawaiian word for “ quick  or  fast ”) is a website that allows any visitor to become a...
A Wiki is Managed by a Toolbar <ul><li>Use the Toolbar to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add l...
What’s html code?
What does  embed  mean? <ul><li>You don’t have to understand it. </li></ul><ul><li>You only have to copy and paste it into...
What’s a Widget? <ul><li>Widgets are self-contained pieces of code that tells your computer to perform a small task. </li>...
Fonts, Text,  and  Word Art
Add Letters.com <ul><li>Select image  </li></ul><ul><li>Add text </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Generate Image” </li></ul><ul><l...
Google Font.com <ul><li>CoolText.com </li></ul>http://www.googlefont.com http://www.cooltext.com
Wordle <ul><li>Generate word clouds from text that you supply </li></ul><ul><li>Word size based upon frequency of usage </...
Wordle in the Library <ul><li>Fantasy Fiction Genres </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1135877/FANTASY_spr...
Wordle:  Presidential Inaugural Speeches <ul><li>http://www.vuvox.com/collage/detail/015dbb1aa7 </li></ul>
Images  and  Graphics
Image Chef.com <ul><li>Place personalized text on a wide variety of images--buildings, jerseys, signs, etc.  </li></ul><ul...
MakeSweet.com <ul><li>Upload images from computer </li></ul><ul><li>Create animated gif images from templates </li></ul><u...
Big Huge Labs.com <ul><li>Import images into a huge variety of templates to create cereal boxes, magazine covers, motivati...
BigHugeLabs:  Magazine Cover
Videos: Motion  (or the appearance of motion)
Animoto <ul><li>Automatic </li></ul><ul><li>Completely customized </li></ul><ul><li>Special effects created by TV and film...
OneTrueMedia <ul><li>Can upload images from computer, Photobucket, or Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Upload MPEGs, JPEGs, Quickt...
Photobucket <ul><li>Upload photos & images </li></ul><ul><li>Chose type of slide show </li></ul><ul><li>Create hyperlink o...
Slide.com <ul><li>Add images from “My pictures” </li></ul><ul><li>Add Internet images </li></ul><ul><li>Select type of sho...
Slide.com http://www.slide.com
Smilebox <ul><li>Upload images or video from computer or the web </li></ul><ul><li>Select a theme </li></ul><ul><li>Select...
Smilebox: Native American Projects <ul><li>http://smilebox.com/play/4e5441344d4463314f513d3d0d0a&sb=1 </li></ul>
PhotoStory3 <ul><li>A free application that allows users to create presentations using digital images.  </li></ul><ul><li>...
Fever, 1793  by Laurie Halse Anderson
Windows MovieMaker <ul><li>Naomi Bates , Northwest High School Digital Booktalks </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nisdtx.org/1...
Publishing  to the  Web
Glogster <ul><li>Like a poster, but better </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Import images, video, YouTube videos, music, hyperlinks <...
Glog Examples <ul><li>Step Back to the Romantics  (Cindy Lemoine) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://stepbacktotheromantics.wiki...
SlideShare <ul><li>Upload and store PPT Presentations to Share </li></ul><ul><ul><li>View Only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Slide Boom .com <ul><li>Creates web-ready presentations from PPT slides </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains slide transitions and ...
Issuu.com <ul><li>Find, share, upload web publications </li></ul><ul><li>Upload pdf format magazines, brochures, documents...
MixBook <ul><li>Create online books! </li></ul><ul><li>Upload images from files,or other image sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Se...
PPT for MixBook—Project Guidelines <ul><li>MixBook PPT & Rubric Created by Ashley Ellis,  </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts ...
MixBook Project, 8 th  Grade Student
MixBook Student Project <ul><li>http://www.mixbook.com/books?bid=2358975 </li></ul>
FreeScreenCast.com <ul><li>Create the “Ultimate How-to Tutorial” with Screencast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Capture screen and ...
Cartooning, Animation, and Avatars
GoAnimate <ul><li>Create your own cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Add animation </li></ul><ul><li>Add speech and/or thought bub...
GoAnimate.com <ul><li>http://goanimate.com/go/movie/0EuSuKWJLTow/1 </li></ul>
ToonDoo <ul><li>Create your own comics.  </li></ul><ul><li>Click, drag and drop illustrations.  </li></ul><ul><li>Add dial...
Voki,  Webcam & Other Avatars Voki http://www.voki.com Logitech Webcam Avatars
Reading  Motivation
ALA Read MiniPoster Generator <ul><li>http://www.ala.org/ala/productsandpublications/READ_Mini_Posters.cfm   </li></ul>
Microsoft Publisher: Real Men Read
Shelfari <ul><li>Build virtual bookcases of new books, favorite books or thematic books </li></ul><ul><li>Add comments or ...
Shelfari: Sample & Link <ul><li>https://www.edline.net/pages/Ouachita_PSB/_design/Departments/Library_Media_Specialists </...
Web Tools
Tools <ul><li>DocumentConverter eXPress </li></ul><ul><li>Converts files to PDF  http://convert.neevia.com/ </li></ul><ul>...
Tools <ul><li>iSpring Free </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads YouTube files and converts to most formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fr...
Web 2.0  &  Library 2.0 <ul><li>The perfect blend of Library & Technology </li></ul>
Resources <ul><li>LA Digital Immigrants Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ladigitalimmigrants.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul...
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    1. 1. Web-vertise! [email_address] http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee http://www.ladigitalimmigrants.wikiwpaces.com Jan McGee West Monroe High School Coordinator of Library Programs Ouachita Parish School System
    2. 2. The World is Flat: A Brief History of the 21 st Century by Thomas L. Friedman <ul><li>Title is a metaphor for “leveling the playing field” by viewing the world as flat or level in terms of commerce and competition. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Flattening the Earth <ul><li>Historical shifts in perceptions—flat to round </li></ul><ul><li>Similar shift in perception is required if countries, companies and individuals want to remain competitive in a global market. </li></ul>Shift Happens , Karl Fisch <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljbI-363A2Q>
    4. 4. Flat Earth <ul><li>Stresses the importance of an ability to adapt and specialize where there is a need </li></ul><ul><li>Stresses importance of self-learning and learning to learn </li></ul>
    5. 5. 21 st Century Literacy <ul><li>Literacy in the 21st century includes all skills involved in learning to learn, learning to build with what you’ve learned, and to express compelling what you have built, utilizing all modalities of sense and expression, within today’s rich information landscape. –David Warlick </li></ul>David Warlick: Connect Learning Podcast <phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=78943916>
    6. 6. Digital Literacy <ul><li>So, that's just another way of saying that learners need to be more reflective and communicate their thoughts in ways that aren't exclusively tied to writing with pen-and-paper, right? </li></ul>Doug Belshaw :: Blog :: 21st Century Literacy March 1, 2007 < http://eduspaces.net/dougbelshaw/weblog/156405.html> Digital Literacy Model: <http://educationinnovation.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83533a43669e200e553c8d8b18833-800wi>
    7. 7. How Can We Teach Digital Literacy? <ul><li>Digital Connections to the Comprehensive Curriculum </li></ul>
    8. 8. What’s a Wiki? <ul><li>A Wiki (the Hawaiian word for “ quick or fast ”) is a website that allows any visitor to become a participant. </li></ul><ul><li>Create or edit a wiki without any special technical knowledge or tools (no html required) </li></ul><ul><li>A wiki is usually under constant revision (a work in progress) </li></ul>What’s a Wiki? Common Crafts Show http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY Louisiana Digital Immigrants: http://ladigitalimmigrants.wikispaces.com/
    9. 9. A Wiki is Managed by a Toolbar <ul><li>Use the Toolbar to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload vido </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload or add charts, tables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed html code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload widgets </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. What’s html code?
    11. 11. What does embed mean? <ul><li>You don’t have to understand it. </li></ul><ul><li>You only have to copy and paste it into a </li></ul><ul><li>wiki, blog, or website. </li></ul>Use the URL to create a link. Copy the embed code to “plant” in website or wiki.
    12. 12. What’s a Widget? <ul><li>Widgets are self-contained pieces of code that tells your computer to perform a small task. </li></ul><ul><li>Place or embed a widget in your website or wiki using the embedding or html code. </li></ul><ul><li>Some common widgets include weather guides, stock lists, flight trackers, calendars, timers, counters, and search boxes for various websites. </li></ul>Free Widgets & Tools for Education http://www.education.com/tools/
    13. 13. Fonts, Text, and Word Art
    14. 14. Add Letters.com <ul><li>Select image </li></ul><ul><li>Add text </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Generate Image” </li></ul><ul><li>Download to computer. </li></ul>http://www.addletters.com/image-list.php
    15. 15. Google Font.com <ul><li>CoolText.com </li></ul>http://www.googlefont.com http://www.cooltext.com
    16. 16. Wordle <ul><li>Generate word clouds from text that you supply </li></ul><ul><li>Word size based upon frequency of usage </li></ul><ul><li>Tweak with choice of fonts, colors, word positions. </li></ul><ul><li>Print or generate html code to embed </li></ul>http://www.wordle.net “ communicate ideas visually in powerful ways” 61 Ways to use Wordle Word List Dewey Wordle
    17. 17. Wordle in the Library <ul><li>Fantasy Fiction Genres </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1135877/FANTASY_springfield </li></ul><ul><li>Horror Fiction Genre </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1144009/Springfield_Horror </li></ul><ul><li>Science Fiction Genre </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1155144/Science_Fiction_Springfield </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey Wordle </li></ul><ul><li>http://lmnet.wikispaces.com/Dewey+Decimal+System </li></ul>
    18. 18. Wordle: Presidential Inaugural Speeches <ul><li>http://www.vuvox.com/collage/detail/015dbb1aa7 </li></ul>
    19. 19. Images and Graphics
    20. 20. Image Chef.com <ul><li>Place personalized text on a wide variety of images--buildings, jerseys, signs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Some images are still images, while others are animated. </li></ul><ul><li>Images may be saved to &quot;My Pictures&quot; or embedded in website through code generated by ImageChef. </li></ul>http://www.imagechef.com
    21. 21. MakeSweet.com <ul><li>Upload images from computer </li></ul><ul><li>Create animated gif images from templates </li></ul><ul><li>Save As . . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Use in PPT or on web </li></ul>http://www.makesweet.com
    22. 22. Big Huge Labs.com <ul><li>Import images into a huge variety of templates to create cereal boxes, magazine covers, motivational posters, trading cards, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Images may be saved to computer for use in PPT, on wikis, etc. </li></ul>http://www.bighugelabs.com
    23. 23. BigHugeLabs: Magazine Cover
    24. 24. Videos: Motion (or the appearance of motion)
    25. 25. Animoto <ul><li>Automatic </li></ul><ul><li>Completely customized </li></ul><ul><li>Special effects created by TV and film producers </li></ul><ul><li>No two alike </li></ul><ul><li>Education version available with multiple gmail accounts. </li></ul>http://www.animoto.com
    26. 26. OneTrueMedia <ul><li>Can upload images from computer, Photobucket, or Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Upload MPEGs, JPEGs, Quicktime, Windows Media Video, & AVI </li></ul><ul><li>Generates html code for embedding </li></ul>http://www.onetruemedia.com
    27. 27. Photobucket <ul><li>Upload photos & images </li></ul><ul><li>Chose type of slide show </li></ul><ul><li>Create hyperlink or generate code for </li></ul><ul><li>embedding </li></ul>http://www.photobucket.com
    28. 28. Slide.com <ul><li>Add images from “My pictures” </li></ul><ul><li>Add Internet images </li></ul><ul><li>Select type of show, skins, special effects </li></ul>http://www.slide.com <ul><li>Link to slide show </li></ul><ul><li>Create html code </li></ul><ul><li>for embedding </li></ul>
    29. 29. Slide.com http://www.slide.com
    30. 30. Smilebox <ul><li>Upload images or video from computer or the web </li></ul><ul><li>Select a theme </li></ul><ul><li>Select copyright-free music </li></ul><ul><li>Publish to web </li></ul><ul><li>Program generates html code to embed </li></ul>http://smilebox.com/
    31. 31. Smilebox: Native American Projects <ul><li>http://smilebox.com/play/4e5441344d4463314f513d3d0d0a&sb=1 </li></ul>
    32. 32. PhotoStory3 <ul><li>A free application that allows users to create presentations using digital images. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Ken Burns Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Allows adding narration, effects, transitions and background music to create a Windows Media Video movie file with pan and zoom effects. </li></ul>
    33. 33. Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
    34. 34. Windows MovieMaker <ul><li>Naomi Bates , Northwest High School Digital Booktalks </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nisdtx.org/120820731141528687/lib/120820731141528687/Airman.wmv </li></ul>Airman by Eoin Colfer <ul><li>Create video using </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Titles and Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Special Effects </li></ul>
    35. 35. Publishing to the Web
    36. 36. Glogster <ul><li>Like a poster, but better </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Import images, video, YouTube videos, music, hyperlinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate html code to embed in wiki </li></ul></ul>http://www.glogster.com
    37. 37. Glog Examples <ul><li>Step Back to the Romantics (Cindy Lemoine) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://stepbacktotheromantics.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s Revolutionary Wiki (Karen Hayward) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://itsrevolutionary.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twilight Literary Glog (Student Project) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://xbritt20.glogster.com/glog-2632-618 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Year-Round Schooling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://s007.jmcgee.edu.glogster.com/ (Student Project) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Woodlawn Elementary Educational Technology Page </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.edline.net/pages/Woodlawn_Elementary_School/Educational_Technology (Posey Moller) </li></ul>
    38. 38. SlideShare <ul><li>Upload and store PPT Presentations to Share </li></ul><ul><ul><li>View Only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creates unique url </li></ul><ul><li>Generate html code to embed in blog, wiki, etc. </li></ul>http://www.slideshare.net
    39. 39. Slide Boom .com <ul><li>Creates web-ready presentations from PPT slides </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains slide transitions and animations </li></ul>http://www.slideboom.com
    40. 40. Issuu.com <ul><li>Find, share, upload web publications </li></ul><ul><li>Upload pdf format magazines, brochures, documents </li></ul><ul><li>Creates link or html code to embed </li></ul>http://issuu.com/jmcgee/docs/sample_brochure http://www.issuu.com
    41. 41. MixBook <ul><li>Create online books! </li></ul><ul><li>Upload images from files,or other image sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Select background, design, theme, and add text. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange photos on pages </li></ul><ul><li>Publish to web or order print copy. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>Program generates html code for embedding. </li></ul>http://www.mixbook.com
    42. 42. PPT for MixBook—Project Guidelines <ul><li>MixBook PPT & Rubric Created by Ashley Ellis, </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts Teacher , Riser Middle School </li></ul>Rubric
    43. 43. MixBook Project, 8 th Grade Student
    44. 44. MixBook Student Project <ul><li>http://www.mixbook.com/books?bid=2358975 </li></ul>
    45. 45. FreeScreenCast.com <ul><li>Create the “Ultimate How-to Tutorial” with Screencast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Capture screen and mouse movements </li></ul><ul><li>Provide voice narration while you demonstrate </li></ul>http://www.freescreencast.com How to HotSynch and Upload Your Inventory File
    46. 46. Cartooning, Animation, and Avatars
    47. 47. GoAnimate <ul><li>Create your own cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Add animation </li></ul><ul><li>Add speech and/or thought bubbles </li></ul><ul><li>Add music </li></ul><ul><li>Add narration </li></ul>http://www.goanimate.com
    48. 48. GoAnimate.com <ul><li>http://goanimate.com/go/movie/0EuSuKWJLTow/1 </li></ul>
    49. 49. ToonDoo <ul><li>Create your own comics. </li></ul><ul><li>Click, drag and drop illustrations. </li></ul><ul><li>Add dialogue, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Great for creating original political cartoons or social commentary. Create, share, embed in blogs or website. </li></ul>http://www.toondoo.com
    50. 50. Voki, Webcam & Other Avatars Voki http://www.voki.com Logitech Webcam Avatars
    51. 51. Reading Motivation
    52. 52. ALA Read MiniPoster Generator <ul><li>http://www.ala.org/ala/productsandpublications/READ_Mini_Posters.cfm </li></ul>
    53. 53. Microsoft Publisher: Real Men Read
    54. 54. Shelfari <ul><li>Build virtual bookcases of new books, favorite books or thematic books </li></ul><ul><li>Add comments or book review to books </li></ul><ul><li>Select the style of bookcase </li></ul><ul><li>Select the number of shelves and the number of books per shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Generate html code to embed. </li></ul>http://www.shelfari.com
    55. 55. Shelfari: Sample & Link <ul><li>https://www.edline.net/pages/Ouachita_PSB/_design/Departments/Library_Media_Specialists </li></ul>http://www.shelfari.com
    56. 56. Web Tools
    57. 57. Tools <ul><li>DocumentConverter eXPress </li></ul><ul><li>Converts files to PDF http://convert.neevia.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Zamzar http://www.zamzar.com </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads YouTube files and converts to most formats </li></ul>
    58. 58. Tools <ul><li>iSpring Free </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads YouTube files and converts to most formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Download add-in for PPT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not require an account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adds a toolbar icon to the PPT toolbar </li></ul></ul>http://www.ispringsolutions.com/products/ispring_free.html
    59. 59. Web 2.0 & Library 2.0 <ul><li>The perfect blend of Library & Technology </li></ul>
    60. 60. Resources <ul><li>LA Digital Immigrants Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ladigitalimmigrants.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web-vertise Your Library </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Available for Download </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee </li></ul>

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