Tag archives for web2.0

  1. Monstrously Good Mash-ups

    tech cauldron

    DEN Guru Traci Blazosky kicked off the Tech or Treat DEN Virtual Conference on Saturday by stirring up a cauldron of tools to create mashups…not the “Monster Mash”-up she shared at the beginning of her session, but a concoction of monstrously great tools to engage students in the learning process and help them create their […]

  2. Virtual Conference Archives posted!

    Six hours worth of fantastic professional development have now been converted and posted!  You’ll find sessions from Gail Lovely, Hall Davidson, Kyle Schutt, Porter Palmer, Whitney Mihoulidies, and Steve Dembo, all available for viewing online or download. Did you attend the Virtual Conference?  If so, share a highlight or two from the event in the […]

  3. Google Apps goes YouTube

    In reading through my Google Reader subscriptions I came across a Google Docs blog posting talking about tutorial videos for several of their applications.  The applications include spreadsheets, forms, documents, presentations as well as functionality within each application.  Additionally, I feel there are two great features available on the Google Docs YouTube channel.  The first feature is how the […]

  4. Social Side of Bookmarking

    Last May, Steve Dembo (@teach42 on Twitter), from Discovery Education, asked if I would be interested in participating in their Summer School 2010 webinar series.  It did not take me long, maybe 30 seconds, to agree on presenting as part of the PLN Week.  Steve asked if I would discuss Social Bookmarking (Social Bookmarking in Plain […]

  5. Enhancing LiveBinders

    The ladies of LiveBinders, Tina and Barbara, have announced recent updates to enhance the ability of this great web 2.0 tool. The enhancements have improved searching for educational resources (education based binders), the long awaited functionality of managing uploaded files, and providing insight into the methods used to secure your LiveBinders files. Here are the […]

  6. Mashable US Summer Tour in NYC

    “Founded in July 2005, Mashable is the world’s largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news.  With more than 17 million monthly page-views, Mashable is the most prolific blog reviewing new Web sites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s new on the web.” During the summer, Mashable is touring the United […]

  7. New Tool for Word Clouds

    Here is a new tool created by the makers of Wordle. Tagxedo turns words — famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters — into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. With Tagxedo, you can: make tag clouds […]

  8. ISTE Web 2.0 Toolkit

    ISTE has been posting a monthly information blog about various Web 2.0 tools.  They started with Google in January, moved into podcasting for February, and privacy issues for March.  They plan on posting one per month.  This is a great resource for all of us who use Web 2.0 tools.  You must be a member […]

  9. The Biggest User

    Cindy Lane and Lee Kolbert presented a session on web 2.0 at FETC 2010 called ‘The Biggest User.’ Here is the session description: What Web 2.0 Tools do you use in your classroom? Come and help us decide which tools belong in the “Biggest User.” A wiki will be provided to the audience of this […]

  10. "Spark" the New You

    Starting a new year with New Year’s resolutions fresh in our minds, here is a tool for all of you who are interested in tracking your fitness, nutrition and health goals. http://www.sparkpeople.com/ This site allows you to track meals, find recipes, create workouts, set fitness goals, network with other people, read health articles and view […]

  11. Glogster EDU – Newly Improved

    This summer Glogster launched Glogster EDU, which was totally awesome because the EDU version is completely safe and filtered so teachers don’t have to worry about students viewing inappropriate content. For those that don’t know what Glogster EDU is, it’s basically an virtual poster creator. But it is so much more! Users can upload or […]

  12. VoiceThread and the NY Public Library

    VoiceThread has some exciting news about a new feature. “Over 700,000 historical images from The New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery are now freely and instantly available whenever you’re creating a VoiceThread. The new Media Browser allows you to search or browse these primary source materials – maps, photos, drawings, paintings, posters and more, and […]

  13. Want to Learn How to Wiki?

    Are you new to wikis? Looking to collaborate more effectively with your community? Register below for an Introduction to Wikispaces online training session. Learn how to edit pages, add images and media, manage permissions and settings for your wiki, and more. The session will be today, July 9th, at 2pm EST. The event will be […]

  14. Registration Open: Games in Education Conference

    It’s official! Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Games in Education symposium, taking place Wednesday & Thursday, August 5th & 6th this summer at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY! This exciting development opportunity offers educators throughout the greater Capital Region 2 days of FREE presentations, panels, hands-on workshops, and round table […]

  15. Western Suffolk BOCES – Day of Discovery May 13th

    Join the staff at the Western Suffolk BOCES for an engaging technology-infused Day of Discovery on May 13th, 2009. From 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Western Suffolk BOCES has a full-day session of learning that will focus on creative ways that educators can use digital media in the classroom.  During this free professional development opportunity, you […]