Saturday, January 16, 2010

Daily Links 01/16/2010

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Friday, January 15, 2010

FETC: Steve Dembo- Extreme Web 2.0 Makeover

Live Notes:

Crappy Graphs: (for when you fight Excel and Excel wins)

Let Me Google That For You: (Automatically types it in for you)

Ed uses (not intended for Education but we are hijacking)
  • class rules
  • book reviews
  • autobiographies
  • current events
  • science
  • foreign language
  • frog dissection video (telling what to take out!)
  • can embed in your website
  • have a triangle explain the Pythagorean theorem
Gmail- add "+word" to email and you can have emails come to your inbox. Use for this? If I need my students to register using an email, I can register them with,, etc. (**This tidbit was worth my trip!!!!)
podcasting, voicemail, conference calls from your phone, will provide an embed code, will allow subscription to iTunes as well (100 MB free- about 450 minutes)

Thursday, January 14, 2010

FETC: Howie DiBlasi- Global Collaboration Tools

37 Free Software Programs to Make a Global Collaboration (live notes)

6.2 million teachers in US
71% are female
51% are over 50 years of age

Imaginary Workout (written by Imagineers at Disney)
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (free download pdf)

Tweak PS ( PhotoStory add on
*Participants are saying that PhotoStory will not work on Windows 7...hmm...
CILC- video conferencing; includes 50 state standards
Elluminate vRoom- free for 3 participants
Edheads- problem solving/creative thinking projects
Student Created Blog Policies (
Wonder wheel in Google
Digital Vaults (Archives)- file sharing-
Kerpoof (animation)
KinderSite Projects-
Jing- $15/year screencast can be put in mp4
Math Train TV-
English Cafe-
Design Squad on PBS
Forge FX-
Inaugural Words 1789 to the present (Use of Wordle)
Zee Maps-
Kids are Heros-

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Daily Links 01/09/2010

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Daily Links 01/05/2010

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