Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Web 2.0 Project Book - free download

Here is a link to Techlearning blog and a Web 2.0 Project Book that you can download for free

The Web 2.0 Projects book contains nearly 60 projects using Web 2.0 tools, organised in age groups.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

National Council of Teachers of English.

National Council of Teachers of English. Technology Literacy
directed at students but it obviously makes sense that teachers should understand those competencies if they are expected to create learning environments that help students attain those. These can be found at:

Read more blog
Educational Technology and Life - Maui Post

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds”

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes

If you like using images checkout Tag Galaxy a cool site that you may find useful to find images. What it does is to pull pictures tagged in Flickr with a certain keyword onto a virtual globe for presentation. I plan on exploring this site soon.

Practice Jumpcut Video

Practicing with Jumpcut (upload video and images)and link back to blog


Day 2 - Web 2.0 Class

Please make sure you add your information to the class wiki

How will you use Web 2.0 in the fall?
Add a comment to the class blog.

Additional topics
Screencasts with Jing
Video on the Web - Jumpcut
Offline (Photostory and MovieMaker) option to upload to teachertube/youtube
YouTube playlist
Wordle - generate a word cloud - Web 2.0

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Welcome - Day 1

Summer 2008 - Lunenburg - Introductions

Welcome to Integrating Web 2.0!

Today's class will provide you with an overview of the following:
- 21st Centry Teaching
- Web 2.0
- Blogs
- igoogle
- Wikis
- Skype

Later this week, we will review addtional Web 2.0 Tools
- SlideShare
- VoiceThread
- Jing and more

During this class you will be introduced to new tools for the classroom
- Clickers
- SmartBoards
- Tablet PC's and more

Please post a comment to this post and introduce yourself and let us know your grade level, subject and what you hope to learn from the class.