Monday, July 19, 2010
Decide on a goal for your blog and review the guidelines to determine which ones apply to your blog.
Sunday, July 18, 2010
I am a Technology Support Specialist in my school division. Yes, I have blogged before with limited success and sustainability. I am ready to try again!
I would like some ideas to make the appearance of my blog more attractive and useful for my teachers.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Sunday, October 7, 2007
The K12 Online Conference begins tomorrow. Beginning keynote is being delivered by David Warlick and will be released at midnight (my time) October 8. The K12 conference is delivered as downloadable digital video over the internet. There are 40 sessions available to anyone wanting to "Play with Boundaries" The conference has four strands, Classroom 2.0, New Tools, Professional Learning Networks, Obstacles to Opportunity.
Sunday, September 23, 2007
We are starting a new topic in 2D involving animation and Powerpoint. We will be looking at many types of simple animation, so each topic is about 3 classes. There are four animation examples in this video from TILT.
Thursday, June 28, 2007
Learning Word –she teaches them the tools of Word that they need to use
Inserting Clip Art
Writers Workshop –highlighter – edit other students work, they can show that they have made changes
Spelling Word Art
Templates – could be used in centers – more guided – save as document template, they will then have to save and make their changes, put it on the desktop
What to include in your web quest
Use links to appropriate sites, your choice
Find ISTE upload and look up this presentation for PowerPoint
My Grade 2 Reflections – Teacher, Friends, Favorite Subject, Favorite Event
Math Facts & Sight Word Practice
Group Project Presentations
Transitioning – cloze sentences, answers come in later
Invitations to Parties
Picture Story Prompts – give them a picture, they write a story
Mother’s Day Cards
Write your own stories and illustrations
Webs for Stories
Web for books – students can fill in the characters, setting
Pictures to go with stories
Type to Learn
Write the stories and Kidworks will read it back to you.
Download video and have the students respond to the video, make template that they will have to fill out.
Take lots of pictures and put on website
Does technology increase student writing scores and attitudes?
PowerPoint presentation is on the ISTE website – type in Any Walker
Presented by Adam Frey - Wikispaces and Vicki Davis - CoolCatTeacher Wiki
A wiki is a web page with an edit button
Blog - stream of journal entries
Wiki – collection of collaborative information
Faster,faster in HawaiianWikispaces has just added multiple editng
To add new page – put them in workspace surrounded with brackets
- Runs on older computers
- Runs on slower internet
- Technology – enables cooperative learning
Introductory & Exploratory projects
What’s a wiki – google it – to have it become their knowledge
Wikis are for facts
Blogs are for opinion
Photobucket is not searchable – great for students
Use the history
Refresh before writing
Making student accounts
Private vs public
Structure vs free form
Moodle has a wiki option
Educationalwikis.wikispaces.com – teachers share examples
100,000 wikis free wikis for teachers
Horizon Project Students
Look at rubric for this project
Training materials on the wiki
Classroom run as wikicentric class
The Engaged Teacher
- Second Life
- Google Video
Look at her wiki for more
- Youtube, teachertube,photobucket
- delicious tags
- www.bubbl.us – like Kidspiration and can be embedded in your wiki
- www.slurl.com – embeds coordinates from SL, creates the URL, paste in the wiki
What social networking skills do you use?
From the Bloggers Café
David Warlick’s Handout