Daily Archives: September 24, 2008

It's a Wrap – Tips for Presenting in Second Life

It's a Wrap – Tips for Presenting in Second Life

At 4:55 p.m. SLT there were two avatars waiting for the presentation to begin, and then WHOA!!!! as you can see from the image above it started raining cats and avatars! O.K., so not exactly raining, but rezzing definitely! Beth once again did a stellar job of sharing resources on how to present in Second

heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 09/24/2008

Is Wikipedia Becoming a Respectable Academic Source? « Digital Scholarship in the Humanities tags: edtech Last year a colleague in the English department described a conversation in which a friend revealed a dirty little secret: “I use Wikipedia all the time for my research—but I certainly wouldn’t cite it.”  This got me wondering: How many

Web 2.0 Wednesday – Tikatok

I was browsing resources that I found on TeachersFirst and came across this cool bookmaking tool.  Tikatok “is where kids transform their imaginations into stories – and publish those stories into books.” Kid’s can write a story, illustrate it and order actually hard copies of the book. There’s no cost to join the site and

Learn how to use Discovery Education in your classroom

DEN staff will be sharing a series of information-packed sessions on how to integrate the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Among the topics slated for presentation are an introduction to streaming media, tips and tricks for integrating digital media with popular Web 2.0 websites, and strategies for incorporating free movie