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New Web Tools Discovery


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This powerpoint can be used by eductional technology consultants to show teachers some of the new tools available on the Internet.

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New Web Tools Discovery

  1. 1. Life is like a box of chocolates! A Journey of Discovery in the new ‘Read/Write Web’
  2. 2. Where to start?
  3. 3. Google Docs and Spreadsheets <ul><li>Online word processing and spreadsheet creation </li></ul><ul><li>Online document storage </li></ul><ul><li>Formerly </li></ul>
  4. 4. Google SketchUp <ul><li>Create 3-D Models that can be used in Google Earth </li></ul>
  5. 5. Google Page Creator
  6. 6. Google for Educators <ul><li>Google has designed, purchased, or taken over many free tools. </li></ul><ul><li>They have a place online for educators with ideas for how to use these tools in the classroom. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Google Earth <ul><li>3-D Graphics reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Locates earth addresses and displays. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Google Tools - Picasa <ul><li>There are a few competing online photo storage solutions, this is Google’s. </li></ul>
  9. 9. flickr <ul><li>A Yahoo company </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Editing and online storage </li></ul><ul><li>Sample storytelling with 5 frames </li></ul>
  10. 10. zooomr <ul><li>Free online photo editing and storage </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bubbleshare
  12. 12. Blogger <ul><li>Blogger is a Google tool </li></ul><ul><li>Sample ‘for teacher’ blog </li></ul><ul><li>Sample educational ‘assignment’ blog </li></ul>
  13. 13. Wordpress <ul><li>A blogging tool </li></ul>
  14. 14. Class Blogmeister
  15. 15. Bloglines <ul><li>Is a feed aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>It collects RSS feeds from different websites and other blogs and provides you with updates all in one place </li></ul>
  16. 16. Wikispaces <ul><li>A Wiki is collaborative piece of online writing. </li></ul>
  17. 17. gliffy <ul><li>Free concept mapping software </li></ul><ul><li>similar to Inspiration or Smart Ideas </li></ul>
  18. 18. Skype <ul><li>Voice conferencing </li></ul>
  19. 19. Audacity <ul><li>Free Audio Editor and Recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Reader’s theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Make Audio books </li></ul>
  20. 20. Splice <ul><li>Audacity you download, Splice you just use online. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Cartoon Machine <ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>your own </li></ul><ul><li>Cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Have </li></ul><ul><li>a plan </li></ul><ul><li>before you </li></ul><ul><li>visit. </li></ul>
  22. 22. meebo <ul><li>No download and install required. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Yo uTube <ul><li>Online video clip storage </li></ul><ul><li>Wind Turbine sample </li></ul>
  24. 24. NVU – Web Page Authoring <ul><li>Similar to DreamWeaver or Frontpage </li></ul><ul><li>Free Open Source Software </li></ul>
  25. 25. InkScape <ul><li>Open Source Free Vector Graphic </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Want all of the links we mentioned today in one place? </li></ul>
  27. 27. Google Reader <ul><li>Google Reader is a feed or news aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>It uses RSS to collect and keep track of updates for you </li></ul><ul><li>Simply tell it what to keep track of for you </li></ul>
  28. 28. NetVibes <ul><li>Is a Feed Aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>Handles RSS/Atom Feeds and creates a personal page for you. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Protopage
  30. 30. Sign Up! <ul><li>Creating an ‘Account’ </li></ul><ul><li>Download? </li></ul><ul><li>Spam? </li></ul><ul><li>Your E-mail account </li></ul><ul><li>Student E-mail accounts </li></ul><ul><li>This creates issues for </li></ul><ul><li>teaching and learning… </li></ul>