Building Your Personal Learning Network (PLN) ISTE 10 Presentation Many tools such as Twitter, Blogger, and nings can be used for contributing to one’s network, Diigo is a tool that can automate some of the distribution to enhance one’s level of productive participation in your network. Therefore, Diigo will be explored to reveal its capabilities and begin discussion about how this can improve one’s personal learning network.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Graphic Organizers, ISTE 10 | Posted on July 12, 2010
Doodle Buzz DoodleBuzz is a new way to read the news through an experimental interface that allows you to create typographic maps of current news stories.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in ISTE 10, Search Engines | Posted on July 12, 2010
MiddleSpot.Com Search and bookmark the web with screenshots captured in real time. Pan, zoom, group, and organize what you’ve bookmarked in a borderless mashtab. Create as many mashtabs as you want, keep them private or share them with friends and colleagues.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in ISTE 10, Web 2.0 | Posted on July 12, 2010
Capzles.com is a social networking site that allows users to tell a story using pictures, video clips, audio tracks and text. Users are given the ability to place this media, called “moments”, together chronologically in a timeline. The result is called a “capzle”. Any of the moments can be viewed individually, or all of the moments can be viewed in progression. Users can share their capzles or individual moments with their friends by sending an email link or by inviting them to join the site. The site has the usual social networking features of being able to search and view user’s profiles and to send messages between users.
Vidinotes is the bridge from video to learning, allowing users to create their own notes of a video, including images taken directly from the video, then print or save their new document. Great for students to create a study guide.
So what does museumbox do?
It allows you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view the museum boxes submitted by other people and comment on the contents.
Zoo Burst 3-D Pop-Up Books
ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that is designed to let anyone easily create their own customized 3D pop-up books. Using ZooBurst, storytellers of any age can create their own rich worlds in which their stories can come to life.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in ISTE 10, Web 2.0 | Posted on July 9, 2010
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in ISTE 10 | Posted on July 8, 2010
ISTE 10 Unplugged sessions covered everything from tips for elementary school technology integration to school-wide deployments of 1:1 initiatives to iPads to school leadership. In other words, ISTE Unplugged offered something for everyone in education.
Creating Gmail “Sub-Email” Accounts for Students allows a teacher to manage those Web 2.0 applications that require an email address for student use. For example – Voice Thread. This article walks you through how to set up “dummy” accounts for your students that will run through your gmail account. Thanks to FCPS Technology Resource Teachers in Frederick County, Maryland for this tip.
A fun, imaginative, and powerful learning experience which fosters independent creative self expression, positive learner-teacher relationships, and teamwork on collaborative class projects.
More examples using Glogster:
Glogster Examples from Finch Falcons Web Site
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Google, ISTE 10, Web 2.0 | Posted on July 7, 2010
41 New Ways Google Docs Makes your Life Easier Google has been hard at work this summer making your document editing, sharing, and creation experience much better. We thought this might be a good time to get you up to speed on all the new features that will make your upcoming school year much MUCH easier.
Fablevision.Com Creativity Tips
When Peter H. Reynolds speaks to classrooms around the world, educators and students always ask for tips about leading a more creative life. The following articles provide ideas and inspiration as you embark on your creative journey. Check back for more ideas, support and tips, and please let us know how your creativity mission unfolds!
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in ISTE 10, Web 2.0 | Posted on July 7, 2010
Digital Goonies Earth Mashing: Unlock the potential of Google Earth by embedding “live” Web 2.0 components such as interactive timelines, slideshows, polls, quizzes and more directly into placemarks.
Web 2.0 Hints and Tricks (Great ideas for Student Email Issues)
Web 2.0 video
Directory of Web 2.0 Web Sites
Online Stop Watch
Random Name Selector
Developed by educators Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. The Big6 is an information and technology literacy model and curriculum, implemented in thousands of schools – K through higher education. Some people call the Big6 an information problem-solving strategy because with the Big6, students are able to handle any problem, assignment, decision or task. Here are the six stages we call the BIG6.
A Session at ISTE 10 on The Big6 Model and Clay Animation: A Recipe for Student Success there are more resources of using technology to teach problem solving.
How to Get Started with a PLN (Personal Learning Network) is on Steven Anderson’s “Blogging About the Web 2.0 Connected Classroom” blog. The educators featured on the video are some of the big names on Twitter, so check it out.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad, ISTE 10 | Posted on July 6, 2010
On A Principal’s Reflection Blog, Eric Sheninger gives his list of favorite Apps for the new iPad.
Quick List of iPad Apps for Educators
More iPad Apps for Educators
Dream Box Learning Teacher Tools is a free resource for grades K-3 for math instruction. You do have to create an account, but you do not have to purchase the rest of the content to use the manipulative tools on interactive whiteboards. They also have a link where summer schools can use the paid content free.
Sitting Next to the Smart Kids – Benefits of PLN from Upside Down Blog – Reflections on ISTE 10.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in ISTE 10, Math Resources | Posted on July 4, 2010
Making the Most of Math Explorations from Mathcats.Com includes Power Point presentations and resources from ISTE10.