"Over the years I've created screencast videos about how to use it, created slideshows about how to use it, and linked to other educators' tutorials on it. But until very recently, Wikispaces didn't have its own YouTube Channel dedicated to showing you how to use the features they offer."
"Of course, I use other services too such as Gmail, Diigo, WordPress, etc. but the main ways I reduce paper and teach from the cloud are through Google Calendar, Evernote, Google Docs and Firefox Sync. I use them everyday because they help me to avoid wasting paper, keeping all of my work organized and make my teaching easily accessible from anywhere I am, at any time"
Are they engaged? The references in the Ofsted schedule to “engagement”, with neither an explanation as to what is meant by the word nor how anyone will gauge the extent of it, reminded me of a short podcast I (Ofsted 2012: How are you engaging...
This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.
teachers and students can build their own reference works, and young authors can publish their stories and share them with the world.Following are tools that you can use with your students to create ebooks. With them, you can exercise a range of capabilities, from adding a few page-turning effects to PDFs to creating full-blown interactive ebooks with multimedia elements.
I am always searching for new ideas to use in collaborating with my classroom teachers. Showcased below are a few of the Web 2.0 tools I have used with classes along with details of specific projects I have helped students to produce.
The most dreaded word in school reading for students: book reports. Teachers assign them, viewing them as a necessary component of assessing reading comprehension. Book reports can be a contributing factor to 'readicide'.