<ul>Blogs, Wikis, Websites… Oh My! Technology Integration for Foreign Languages </ul><ul>Teryn B. Odom FLANC Conference Pr...
<ul>Why do I care? </ul><ul><li>You are a TEACHER!  
We live in the 21 st  Century!
Knowledge
Creativity
Spontaneity
Enthusiasm
Excitement
Networking
Proficiency
Relationships
Results </li></ul>
<ul>Let’s Get Started! </ul><ul><li>Remember to consult your technology list as needed.
Copies of all materials will be emailed and/or placed online for you to access as needed.
Feel free to ask questions along the way and/or at the end of the presentation.
(My contact information is on the last slide.) </li></ul>
<ul>TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION (AKA: GOOGLE IN EDUCATION   ) </ul>
<ul>Google Products to Better Your Life! </ul><ul><li>iGoogle (personal homepage/search page)
Google Mail (Gmail)
Google Calendar
Google Docs (documents, spreadsheets, forms, presentations)
Google Notebook (organize yourself online)
Google Photos (Picasa)
Google Reader
Google Maps
Google Earth
Google Scholar (scholarly article/book search)
Google Chrome (web browser) </li></ul>
<ul>First Step: Create a Google Account </ul><ul><li>Go to  www.google.com/accounts
Click on “Create an Account Now”
(Think about whether this will be a “public” or “private” account and make sure to remember your password!!)
Follow the steps.
Enter the appropriate information.
Click on “I accept. Create my account.” </li></ul>
<ul>Now, the world is at your fingertips! </ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to  www.google.com  </li></ul></ul...
You can add gadgets/widgets to fit your personal/professional life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gmail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go t...
Easily filed, color coded, unlimited storage, synced to computer, embedded Google Chat, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Calend...
Create, add, and collaborate on as many calendars as you want.
Color coded and embeddable </li></ul></ul>
<ul>More Google Products </ul><ul><li>Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to  www.docs.google.com
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  1. 1. <ul>Blogs, Wikis, Websites… Oh My! Technology Integration for Foreign Languages </ul><ul>Teryn B. Odom FLANC Conference Presentation Fall 2010 Midway High School, NCVPS, & LEARN NC </ul>
  2. 2. <ul>Why do I care? </ul><ul><li>You are a TEACHER! 
  3. 3. We live in the 21 st Century!
  4. 4. Knowledge
  5. 5. Creativity
  6. 6. Spontaneity
  7. 7. Enthusiasm
  8. 8. Excitement
  9. 9. Networking
  10. 10. Proficiency
  11. 11. Relationships
  12. 12. Results </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul>Let’s Get Started! </ul><ul><li>Remember to consult your technology list as needed.
  14. 14. Copies of all materials will be emailed and/or placed online for you to access as needed.
  15. 15. Feel free to ask questions along the way and/or at the end of the presentation.
  16. 16. (My contact information is on the last slide.) </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul>TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION (AKA: GOOGLE IN EDUCATION  ) </ul>
  18. 18. <ul>Google Products to Better Your Life! </ul><ul><li>iGoogle (personal homepage/search page)
  19. 19. Google Mail (Gmail)
  20. 20. Google Calendar
  21. 21. Google Docs (documents, spreadsheets, forms, presentations)
  22. 22. Google Notebook (organize yourself online)
  23. 23. Google Photos (Picasa)
  24. 24. Google Reader
  25. 25. Google Maps
  26. 26. Google Earth
  27. 27. Google Scholar (scholarly article/book search)
  28. 28. Google Chrome (web browser) </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul>First Step: Create a Google Account </ul><ul><li>Go to www.google.com/accounts
  30. 30. Click on “Create an Account Now”
  31. 31. (Think about whether this will be a “public” or “private” account and make sure to remember your password!!)
  32. 32. Follow the steps.
  33. 33. Enter the appropriate information.
  34. 34. Click on “I accept. Create my account.” </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul>Now, the world is at your fingertips! </ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.google.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “iGoogle”
  36. 36. You can add gadgets/widgets to fit your personal/professional life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gmail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.gmail.com
  37. 37. Easily filed, color coded, unlimited storage, synced to computer, embedded Google Chat, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.google.com/calendar
  38. 38. Create, add, and collaborate on as many calendars as you want.
  39. 39. Color coded and embeddable </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. <ul>More Google Products </ul><ul><li>Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.docs.google.com
  41. 41. Create/upload/download/share/organize text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Notebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.google.com/notebook
  42. 42. Add, organize, and share online content. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Photos (Picasa) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.picasa.com
  43. 43. You have to download the FREE Picasa software.
  44. 44. Web Albums are online with free storage, shareable, & embeddable. </li></ul></ul>
  45. 45. <ul>More Google Products </ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.google.com/reader
  46. 46. Add and/or subscribe to blogs/RSS feeds to view all in one place! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.maps.google.com
  47. 47. Get directions, share, print, share, and embed maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Earth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.earth.google.com
  48. 48. Download FREE software to your computer.
  49. 49. See real, live views of locations all over the world, integrate geography, take virtual field trips, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  50. 50. <ul>More Google Products </ul><ul><li>Scholar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.scholar.google.com
  51. 51. Search for scholarly articles, books, review, magazines on any given topic. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chrome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.google.com/chrome
  52. 52. Download FREE web browser at home.
  53. 53. Fast, integrated search, tabbed windows, most visited pages, and personalizable.
  54. 54. (similar to Mozilla Firefox) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blog (Blogger) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coming up next… </li></ul></ul>
  55. 55. <ul>BLOGS… </ul>
  56. 56. <ul>What is a “Blog”? </ul><ul><li>Who uses blogs?
  57. 57. When do you use blogs?
  58. 58. Where do you use blogs?
  59. 59. Why use blogs?
  60. 60. My personal examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// picturemyworld.blogspot.com (Photojournalism Class Blog)
  61. 61. http:// lavidadeteryn.blogspot.com (My Personal Blog)
  62. 62. http://teryninmexico.blogspot.com (Study in Mexico Blog) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do you use blogs?.... </li></ul>
  63. 63. <ul>Create a Blog or Many! </ul><ul><li>Go to www.blogger.com
  64. 64. Click on “Create a Blog”
  65. 65. Follow the steps.
  66. 66. Enter the appropriate information.
  67. 67. Click “Continue”
  68. 68. Choose a “layout/design”. (Keep in mind that this can be changed later and as many times as you like.)
  69. 69. You are ready to start blogging! </li></ul>
  70. 70. <ul>Familiarize Yourself with the “Dashboard” </ul><ul><li>“ Dashboard” - main control center, just like in a car </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Manage Blogs” – lists any/all of your blogs
  71. 71. “ Profile” – your information and transfers to every blog you have
  72. 72. “ Reading List” – blogs of people you “follow”, as well as others
  73. 73. Language can be changed (good for LEP students)
  74. 74. Blog from your phone with mobile blogging
  75. 75. Blog from your iGoogle page
  76. 76. Blog from your email
  77. 77. View blogs in Google Reader
  78. 78. (*A link to the “Dashboard” and/or “Customize” will always be in the top right hand corner of the window if you get lost.  ) </li></ul></ul>
  79. 79. <ul>Create a “New Post” </ul><ul><li>From “Dashboard”, click on “New Post” under the blog in which you want to edit.
  80. 80. Give the post a title
  81. 81. (Post a link if alluding to another website)
  82. 82. Type content in content box
  83. 83. Toolbar is available to modify text, insert links, pictures, video, spell-check.
  84. 84. (Type in tags related to post to make your blog searchable by content/subject/idea.)
  85. 85. “ Save Now” - saved so that only you can see it
  86. 86. “ Publish Post” – publishes the post for all people to view
  87. 87. (It’s a good idea to “Save as Draft” along the way to prevent any loss of data!) </li></ul>
  88. 88. <ul>Edit Posts </ul><ul><li>From “Dashboard”, click on “Edit Posts”.
  89. 89. Click the “Edit” button for the item which you want to edit.
  90. 90. Change as needed.
  91. 91. Make sure to “Publish Post” and/or “Save as Draft” so as not to lose your work.
  92. 92. (It’s a good idea to “Save as Draft” along the way to prevent any loss of data!)
  93. 93. (More advanced users can “Edit HTML” of content/posts and insert a variety of other things.) </li></ul>
  94. 94. <ul>Settings </ul><ul><li>From the “Dashboard”, click on “Settings”.
  95. 95. Here you can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Import, Export, and/or Delete your blog
  96. 96. Change the title of your blog
  97. 97. Change the description of your blog
  98. 98. Change your privacy, editing, and sharing settings
  99. 99. Modify formatting
  100. 100. Modify commenting
  101. 101. Modify archiving
  102. 102. Modify mobile/email blogging
  103. 103. Modify authors/readers </li></ul></ul>
  104. 104. <ul>Layout </ul><ul><li>From “Dashboard”, click on “Layout”
  105. 105. Here you can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrange/rearrange content, widgets/gadets, information. (Always keep your profile on top.)
  106. 106. Add gadgets/widgets through this method (or advanced users can get the html code for others and insert custom gadgets/widgets) (A great site is www.widgetbox.com )
  107. 107. Make sure to always click on “Save” at the top before leaving the page! </li></ul></ul>
  108. 108. <ul>View Blog </ul><ul><li>At any point throughout your creation/editing of posts, you can right-click on “View Blog” at the top of your screen (or as an option on the “Dashboard) and select “Open in New Window”. This will show you what your blog will actually look like.
  109. 109. (Remember, you can go back and make changes/edit any posts, the layout, your profile, the template, etc. as many times as you want, when you want!)
  110. 110. (Remember, you can also view your blogs and those of any of the people you “follow” on one page in Google Reader!) </li></ul>
  111. 111. <ul>WIKIS… </ul>
  112. 112. <ul>What is a “wiki”? </ul><ul><li>Who uses wikis?
  113. 113. When do you use wikis?
  114. 114. Where do you use wikis?
  115. 115. Why use wikis?
  116. 116. How do you use wikis?.... </li></ul>
  117. 117. <ul>Popular Wiki Options </ul><ul><li>Create your own free wiki/s available to everyone: www.wikispaces.com
  118. 118. Online community of educators to disperse materials, ideas, plans, news, and anything related to education: www.curriki.org
  119. 119. Add a wiki (or a blog) onto your website… </li></ul>
  120. 120. <ul>WEBSITES… </ul>
  121. 121. <ul>Website 101 </ul><ul><li>Lots of free website options out there but two of my favorites are www.sites.google.com , www.webs.com (formerly www.freewebs.com ) and www.wetpaint.com.
  122. 122. My personal examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.freewebs.com/srabivens
  123. 123. www.helptutoringnc.com
  124. 124. sites.google/site/solinguafolio
  125. 125. sites.google/site/terynodom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Let’s get started creating a website! </li></ul>
  126. 126. <ul>Creating a *Free* Website </ul><ul><li>Go to www.webs.com or www.sites.google.com
  127. 127. Click on “Create a Website”.
  128. 128. Follow the directions.
  129. 129. Enter the appropriate information.
  130. 130. Select a template (many to choose from, but advanced users can insert html code here as well) (can be changed later on as well and as many times as you want)
  131. 131. Click “I agree to the Terms of Service.”
  132. 132. Click on “Create My Site” </li></ul>
  133. 133. <ul>Site Manager (for webs.com) </ul><ul><li>Add, edit, and reorder pages/content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content page
  134. 134. Blog
  135. 135. Wiki
  136. 136. Photo gallery
  137. 137. Video gallery
  138. 138. Calendar
  139. 139. Forum
  140. 140. Guestbook
  141. 141. Links
  142. 142. Store
  143. 143. Form </li></ul></ul>
  144. 144. <ul>Adding/Editing a Page (for webs.com) </ul><ul><li>From the “Site Manager”, click on “New Page” under Add Pages & Content
  145. 145. Write “Page Name”
  146. 146. Click “Create Page”
  147. 147. You can add multiple paragraphs, edit, reorder, and delete them.
  148. 148. Click on “Edit” Content (Paragraph)
  149. 149. Add a paragraph title
  150. 150. Enter/edit content (edit text, insert images, tables, links, audio, video, html code, etc.) (There are Alt-tags on each of the icons in the toolbar so if you scroll over them slowly, it wills how you the label.)
  151. 151. When finished, click “Done” in the top right-hand corner. </li></ul>
  152. 152. <ul>Edit the Sidebar </ul><ul><li>Click on “Sidebar” in the top right-hand corner.
  153. 153. You can add widgets/gadgets (just like in the blog). There are some already available and/or you can insert html code for others found online. (Great sit e: www.widgetbox.com )
  154. 154. You can rename, edit, reorder, change availability, and delete them from this page.
  155. 155. Make sure to click “Save Changes” at the bottom.
  156. 156. When finished editing your pages and/or sidebar, you need to click “Done” in the top-right hand corner to leave the Site Editor.
  157. 157. Here again, you can view your website as is by right-clicking on “View” in the top right-hand corner and then “Open in New Window”. </li></ul>
  158. 158. <ul>File Manager </ul><ul><li>Upload files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single file uploader
  159. 159. Multiple file uploader
  160. 160. Super multi-file uploader
  161. 161. Upload via email </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Edit files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit
  162. 162. Rename
  163. 163. Delete </li></ul></ul>
  164. 164. <ul>Site Settings </ul><ul><li>Change web address
  165. 165. Create a custom domain name (have to pay)
  166. 166. Edit name, title, tagline, description, key words/tags, footer
  167. 167. Edit account information
  168. 168. View Site Usage
  169. 169. Edit email notifications
  170. 170. Modify editing preferences </li></ul>
  171. 171. <ul>OH MY! </ul>
  172. 172. <ul>Other Technology Tools </ul><ul><li>Screentoaster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.screentoaster.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  173. 173. FREE online screen recorder with audio capability which is great for tutorials, etc. You can create, share, stream, and embed them! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.slideshare.net (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  174. 174. You can upload your PowerPoint presentations, share publicly or privately, and embed into blogs/wikis/websites. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.voicethread.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  175. 175. Create discussion, collaboration, sharing through text and audio based on a an image, document and/or video.
  176. 176. Can be embedded or exported to MP3 players/DVDs! </li></ul></ul>
  177. 177. <ul>Other Technology Tools </ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.animoto.com (you have to create an account, but it’s free!)
  178. 178. Create 60 second videos with photos/images, with audio/music and transitions. Educators can request longer access for FREE! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audacity ( w/ LAME mp3 encoder) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to http://audacity.sourceforge.net
  179. 179. FREE, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder to: record live audio, convert tapes and records into digital recordings, cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.apple.com/itunes (must download to your computer)
  180. 180. Create, post, and share music, audio, podcasts with your students </li></ul></ul>
  181. 181. <ul>Other Technology Tools </ul><ul><li>ToonDoo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.toondoo.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  182. 182. Create free cartoons, comic strips, comic books and then publish, share, and/or embed them into blogs/wikis/websites! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Glogster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.glogster.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  183. 183. Create free glogs (integrated content containing text, audio, video, and images) and then publish, share, and/or embed them! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scribd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.scribd.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  184. 184. Quickly and easily turn nearly any file—including PDF, Word, PowerPoint and Excel—into a Web document, publish, share, and/or embed! </li></ul></ul>
  185. 185. <ul>Social Media is NOT a bad thing! </ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.twitter.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  186. 186. Mini-blog with status updates, follow personal/professional tweeps, share info. with students and everyone! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.facebook.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  187. 187. Mini-blog with status updates, follow personal/professional tweeps, create pages, share info. with students and everyone! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.flickr.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  188. 188. Y ou can upload, share, collaborate, comment, note, tag, and search for photos. </li></ul></ul>
  189. 189. <ul>Social Media is NOT a bad thing! </ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.skype.com (must download, but it’s free!)
  190. 190. Communicate with students, teachers, professionals, and people all over the world through text, audio, and video chat. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pandora </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.pandora.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  191. 191. Online radio based on your choices of music. (NA sometimes) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Playlist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.projectplaylist.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  192. 192. Create a music player that you can publish, share, and embed! </li></ul></ul>
  193. 193. <ul>YouTube is NOT a bad thing! </ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.youtube.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  194. 194. Upload, share, and publish videos! (NA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.teachertube.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  195. 195. Upload, share, and publish videos from school (access by you)! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SchoolTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.schooltube.com (must create an account, but it’s free!)
  196. 196. Upload, share, and publish videos from school (access by you and whomever you choose! </li></ul></ul>
  197. 197. <ul>Download/Convert YouTube Videos </ul><ul><li>YouTubeDownloader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to http://download.cnet.com/YouTube-Downloader/3000-2071_4-10647340.html
  198. 198. Download program onto your computer
  199. 199. Will allow you to download YouTube Videos to your computer from webpage/URL
  200. 200. Then, you can convert the YouTube Videos into movie files that you can save to a flash drive and/or upload to another site and play from anywhere. </li></ul></ul>
  201. 201. <ul>Virtual Learning in a Virtual World </ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to www.secondlife.com
  202. 202. Create an account (it’s free)
  203. 203. Design and create your own character/avatar
  204. 204. Explore a virtual world of other people, businesses, organizations
  205. 205. Contains integrated content (images, photos, audio, video, etc.)
  206. 206. Hold meetings online virtually with students, parents, teachers, administration, other professionals, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  207. 207. <ul>THANKS FOR ATTENDING! </ul><ul>Feel free to contact me if/as needed!  Email : [email_address] Skype : teryn.odom Twitter : sraodom ( Facebook : hidden, send me an email with your name) </ul>

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