Open Classroom With Aggregator

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Open Classroom With Aggregator

  1. 1. Open Classroom with Aggregator (Pageflakes) Katrin Saks EATE Summer Seminar 2009 26 August 2009
  2. 2. What is aggregator? <ul><li>Aggregator or feed aggregator , also known as feed reader or news reader , is client software or a Web application which aggregates syndicated web content such as news headlines, blogs, podcasts, and vlogs (video blogs) in a single location for easy viewing. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Most common aggregators (1) <ul><li>Google Reader – www.google.com/reader . Google Reader lets you subscribe to your favorite websites so new content comes to you when it's posted. </li></ul><ul><li>Bloglines – www.bloglines.com . A web-based personal news aggregator that can be used in place of a desktop client. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Most common aggregators (2) <ul><li>Netvibes – www.netvibes.com . Personal news aggregator with RSS and Atom support. Comes with a set of predefined news feeds. </li></ul><ul><li>Pageflakes – www.pageflakes.com . Social personalized homepage - the easiest way to read, see, discover and share your favorite things on the web. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to start? www.pageflakes.com
  6. 6. Signing up – Logging in
  7. 7. Naming the page, adding and deleting pages
  8. 8. Designing the page
  9. 9. Change Layout
  10. 10. Change Theme
  11. 11. Add RSS Feed (RSS, Atom) <ul><li>Samples of feed URLs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.postimees.ee//rss/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tiigrihype.ee/rss.php </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://iktkeeleope.blogspot.com </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Getting more Flakes
  13. 13. Make Pagecast
  14. 14. Thank you! <ul><li>The slides will be published at: </li></ul><ul><li>English Teachers’ Community </li></ul><ul><li>http://inglisekeel.ning.com </li></ul><ul><li>Katrin Saks may be contacted by [email_address] </li></ul>

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