History Day Web Sites, Blogs And Beyond 2


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    And            all            other            links            in            comment            are            fake            too.           
    But            luckily,            we            found            a            working            one            here (copy paste link in browser) :            www.goo.gl/i7K0s4
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History Day Web Sites, Blogs And Beyond 2

  1. 1. History Day Web Sites, Blogs and Beyond Using Web 2.0 to Your Advantage PART 2 in an exciting 2 part series
  2. 2. What is it all for? <ul><li>Social Networking (Facebook, Myspace, Linked In) </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging (Blogger, WordPress) </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Office Tools (Google, Slideshare) </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures (Flickr, Kodak Gallery) </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarking (de.li.ci.ous) </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Tools (Survey Monkey) </li></ul><ul><li>Videos (YouTube, Teacher Tube) </li></ul><ul><li>Much More! (Café press, Twitter) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tools You Can Use <ul><li>What’s the message? </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s the audience? </li></ul><ul><li>How much time does it take? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Social Networking <ul><li>MySpace (www.myspace.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle School, High School, 20-35 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping up-to-date, calendar, messages, pictures, video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few hours a week </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook (www.facebook.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High School and older </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Like MySpace, more tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few hours a week </li></ul></ul>
  5. 11. Blogging <ul><li>Blogger ( www.blogger.com ) or Word Press ( www.wordpress.com ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents, teachers, students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informational, informal, personal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time dependent on the number of posts. At least twice a month is a good rule. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 16. Shared Office Tools <ul><li>Google Office Tools, Slideshare (www.slideshare.net) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Colleagues, partners, collaborators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create shared documents, share documents without using file space, direct research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost no time if it is filling a need you already have </li></ul></ul>
  7. 25. Pictures and Images <ul><li>Flickr ( www.flickr.com ), Kodak Gallery ( www.kodakgallery.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents, teachers, students, press, donors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for easy sharing without large files, also allows for tagging and linking to other web 2.0 tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depending on the number of uploaded photos </li></ul></ul>
  8. 31. Bookmarking <ul><li>delicious ( www.delicious.com ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A research tool for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows bookmarking from any computer and saved to your account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just a few minutes to set up an account </li></ul></ul>
  9. 34. Survey Tools <ul><li>Survey Monkey (www.surveymonkey.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audiences with email and internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to easily create and distribute surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few hours (survey creation, distribution, and analysis) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 39. Videos <ul><li>YouTube ( www.youtube.com ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students especially </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared how-to’s, documentaries, performances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to navigate, easy to upload, very time intensive to create your own content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher Tube ( www.teachertube.com ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not blocked by school’s firewalls! </li></ul></ul>
  11. 45. Other Cool Stuff <ul><li>Twitter ( www.twitter.com ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students, teachers, community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short bites of info about your status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few minutes a day </li></ul></ul>
  12. 47. Other cool stuff <ul><li>Café Press ( www.cafepress.com ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All of your stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sell products for free without keeping a stock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Several hours to get set up, but no time in fulfilling orders </li></ul></ul>
  13. 50. Sharing Time <ul><li>What do you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>