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Wednesday, July 13

  1. page Chapter 6 - Visual Learning Tools edited Top ten tips for using technology in the classroom Photo and Video Tools Here are a few of th…

    Top ten tips for using technology in the classroom
    Photo and Video Tools
    Here are a few of the tools that are online and available for a person to access for use as a visual tool:
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Sunday, July 10

  1. page Chapter 4 Productivity Applications edited ... Google Docs Watch this video to get an idea of how having documents live in a "home"…
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    Google Docs
    Watch this video to get an idea of how having documents live in a "home" outside of your home or school, such as in Google Docs, can make your life easier.
    Check out this Starter Sheet for Google Docs!
    {Google docs starter sheet 1.pdf}

    Advantages of Productivity Applications
    After viewing the video and reading pages 63 - 69 in the book, Web 2.0 How-to for Educators, please comment on the advantages you see to your teacher productivity by using an application like Google Docs.
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Thursday, July 7

  1. page Chapter 1 Blogs edited ... Digital Portfolios - students can see how their writing and thinking skills develop over time …
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    Digital Portfolios - students can see how their writing and thinking skills develop over time as they review their writing on this permanent medium.
    Read more about the benefits of blogging on pages 21 - 22 and then comment on how you might enhance some of these critical skills by using a blog in your classroom.
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    This website contains tips for teachers who want to use blogs and some great examples of classroom blogs as well as links to blog sites to start your own blog.
    
    Get Started!
    Choose a blog site, create your blog, and post the web address of your blog as well as a
    discussion of how you will use your blog to increase student achievement.
    

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  2. page Chapter 1 Blogs edited ... Digital Portfolios - students can see how their writing and thinking skills develop over time …
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    Digital Portfolios - students can see how their writing and thinking skills develop over time as they review their writing on this permanent medium.
    Read more about the benefits of blogging on pages 21 - 22 and then comment on how you might enhance some of these critical skills by using a blog in your classroom.
    Creatvity
    Collaboration
    Communication
    Connections
    Critical Thinking
    Reading
    Digital Portfolios
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  3. page Chapter 5 Social Networking edited ... Offers a free upgrade for wikis that are used exclusively for K–12 education. Professional De…
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    Offers a free upgrade for wikis that are used exclusively for K–12 education.
    Professional Development Activity: Read Chapter 5 in the book Web 2.0 How-To for Educators and explore the web resources here in the wiki. Create a post for discussion with a specific example of how you could use social networking related to one of the bulleted items above. To contribute to the discussion page, click on the discussion link in the menu bar at the top of the page > new post > enter your subject > add response > post.
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  4. page Chapter 1 Blogs edited ... Blogs are a great way to encourage students to write and communicate with each other in a clas…
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    Blogs are a great way to encourage students to write and communicate with each other in a classroom setting. Blogs are easy to customize with web links, visuals, and videos.
    The video below discusses blogs, how they work, and the benefits of blogging.
    Enhance the following skills with blogs:
    Creativity - students can use multimedia elements to enhance the creativity of the blog with images, video clips, sounds, and links.
    Collaboration - students learn to offer and receive constructive criticism while working with others, a critical twenty-first century skills.
    Communication - students learn the important skill of communicating ideas clearly and concisely through student feedback.
    Connections - students can connect with readers outside the classroom by communicating with other students and readers around the world.
    Critical Thinking - students learn to develop a logical set of facts, ideas, and persuasive arguments when publishing.
    Reading - students learn information literacy by reading and analyzing the credibility of information in postings.
    Digital Portfolios - students can see how their writing and thinking skills develop over time as they review their writing on this permanent medium.
    Read more about the benefits of blogging on pages 21 - 22 and then comment on how you might enhance some of these critical skills by using a blog in your classroom.
    Creatvity
    Collaboration
    Communication
    Connections
    Critical Thinking
    Reading
    Digital Portfolios

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  5. page Chapter 1 Blogs edited ... Blogs are a great way to encourage students to write and communicate with each other in a clas…
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    Blogs are a great way to encourage students to write and communicate with each other in a classroom setting. Blogs are easy to customize with web links, visuals, and videos.
    The video below discusses blogs, how they work, and the benefits of blogging.
    <iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/uMP_3UkEMYc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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