Web 2.0 Tools That Will Break Through Next Year, With Your Help

The Web20Classroom

Some liken it to Facebook, but for me its much, much different. There isn''t the clutter on Ning like you find on Facebook and there are tons more controls for the creator. Social Media and Web 2.0 Tools made huge inroads in education this year.

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New Posted Resources 12/04/2009

The Web20Classroom

'Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry demo SixthSense | Video on TED.com tags : TED , SixthSense , favorite Google Tools for Teachers (NCTE 2009) tags : Google , resources , favorite 5 Google Wave Gadgets that You Will Most Likely Use tags : googlewave , favorite Open Thinking Wiki tags : digitalstorytelling , favorite Facebook privacy: a guide tags : facebook , favorite Educational Videos – The Best Educational Videos Online | Educational Videos Directory tags : video , favorite How to unblock Glogster EDU | Glogster tags : glogster , favorite Dodging Bullets in Presentations tags : powerpoint , presentation , presentations , favorite The 1900 House - Home tags : history , favorite Another Wordle tip tags : wordle , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.'

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New Posted Resources 12/12/2009

The Web20Classroom

edbuzz.org » Using Facebook to Improve School Communication tags : Facebook , favorite Technology Integration for Teachers - Home tags : web , 2.0 , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) on Twitter


Since I don’t use Twitter to keep in touch with personal friends (I have Facebook for that), this works for me!

New Posted Resources 12/16/2009

The Web20Classroom

on Facebook - NYTimes.com tags : Facebook , favorite Posted from Diigo. 85+ Resources: Educator Guide for Integrating Social Media « emergent by design tags : socialmedia , favorite Twitter in the Classroom: Studies Find Increased Student Engagement tags : Twitter , favorite 50 Web Applications for Teachers tags : web2.0 , favorite Using Wordle in the classroom (1 of 2) tags : wordle , favorite Cell Size and Scale tags : biology , favorite 5 Easy Steps to Stay Safe (and Private!)

Top 10 Social Networking Guidelines for Educators Who Wish to Keep Their Career Intact


I put this together about two months ago at the request of some educational technology professionals I know who were curious about boundaries when it comes to what to post and do on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. 10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know [link] How To Be Safe Online (MySpace) CBS News Video [link] MySpace Safety Tips and Settings [link] 2. Keeping Face on Facebook: CBS News Video [link] Everyone Video from the Ad Council [link] 3.

My Twitter Journey So Far: Using Twitter as a Personal Educational Resource


I signed on in April of 2009, but didn''t do much with it. I thought it was a mini-Facebook, with people constantly updating what they were doing, no matter how mundane. I was getting that info from the people I wanted on Facebook already. Like many of you I started hearing buzz about Twitter this year. Everyone was on it. The local news station. The radio station. Technology gurus. Celebrities.

How's Your Web Presence?

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Blogger Flicker Twitter Facebook Picassa Glogster SecondLife WikiSpaces GoogleSites GoogleDocs Del.icio.us VoiceThread YouTube Diigo GlobalSchoolNet. the list goes on. If you are using Web 2.0 tools, then you do have a web presence. Have you googled yourself lately? Unfortunately, the Internet does not allow us to categorize ourselves to make a distinction between our personal and professional selves. This is true for everyone.

Web Activity Packs from PBS Teachers


PBS teachers has posted web activity packs with code you can embed in social media sites (like blogs or even Facebook) or into traditional web pages. This looks pretty neat, so I thought I''d experiment! There''s a wealth of resources under the topic headings of The Arts, Science and Technology, Health and Fitness, Reading and Language Arts, and Social Studies. When you drill down into specific resources, you find video, interactives, and lesson plans teachers can use with students.

Why We Can Never Educate Enough About Copyright and Online "Privacy"


blogger posted on her blog and used on a few other sites like Facebook wound up being used for a life-size advertisement in a store window in the Chech Republic. Stumbled across this story on Yahoo! news this morning and thought it was a perfect example to use when trying to make the points to teachers and students that Just because the picture is posted on the Internet does NOT mean you have permission to use it. You give up control and privacy when you post anything on the Internet.

James Patterson Turbostarted My Day!

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Posted on Facebook about his readkiddoread.com site, which he created, filled with page-turners children will love and also great ideas. James Patterson received a standing ovation when he came on and one when he ended -- well-deserved!

Why do people use the internet?

The Electric Educator

And their request is being answered judging from the number and variety of websites who are adding the option to post links and comments directly to Facebook and Twitter.

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Writing in Three Dimensions!

The Electric Educator

In " Facebook Training Wheels " by Jennifer Demski, T.H.E. Journal , April 2009 Thanks for subscribing to my blog. I read the following quote in the April edition of the T.H.E. Journal. It was so insightful and contains so much truth that I am compelled to share it with others: "We''re not reading and writing across and down the page anymore. We''re reading and writing in three dimensions: across, down, and out, the ''out'' being hyperlinks.

Virtual clans

Learning with 'e's

One particularly interesting comparison can be made between the users of Flickr and FaceBook. By contrast, FaceBookers identify themselves using real names and photographs, and coalesce around groups with common interests that are wider than photographs.

Connecting 2 the World: Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism

Connecting 2 the World

skip to main | skip to sidebar Connecting 2 the World Connecting ideas, cultures, and disciplines Wednesday, January 7, 2009 Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism I was first introduced to the idea of Connectivism through an online conference hosted by George Sieman s group at the University of Manitoba. View my complete profile Blog Archive ▼ 2009 (3) ▼ January (3) Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism Do we want a world of outliers?

Edublog Award Nominations 09: Fearless Generosity & Insight

The Daring Librarian

her library has a FaceBook page a twitter feed AND she''s had authors skype in for talks to her students. The Edublog Nominations are open! It''s time to recognize those people in our PLN who have made a difference.

Did You Know 4.0 & Where Are We Going?

The Daring Librarian

her High School library has a Facebook Page with 277 fans and a Twitter Page with 420 followers Now i know i can''t do some of the things Buffy is doing because i''m a Middle School librarian and i respect the 2000 FTC Children''s Internet Privacy Act heck, i quoted it on my 2000 Internet Safety for Parents & Teens webpage! digital footprint interent ethics skype twitter facebook unquiet librarian unquiet library

Musings & Lessons Learned from NECC09

The Daring Librarian

Social Networks for Educators.the best of Facebook & Myspace but all for educators --. NECC09 Washington DC on PhotoPeach. Musings, & Lessons Learned from the NECC Conference, 09. First, you may want to take the test What Kind of Tech User Are You? then think about the ONE thing you would like to learn or apply to your career in the next year. " Our plates should be small but our appetite LARGE for new technology ". but what i''m saying is.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ writing and speaking about youth and digital media, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety, including the Obama administration’s 2009 Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which she co-chaired.

Social Media in Education

A Principal's Reflections

In early March of 2009, I was reading my local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance, and came across an article on Twitter. In a nutshell, they conveyed that Facebook was a more appropriate medium to reach them and disseminate the same information that I was sending out on Twitter. After this meeting in late March of 2010, I created a Facebook page for New Milford High School. Bill Ferriter Facebook Opinion PLN Social Media Twitter

Your Future Self May Thank You: Tidy Up Your Online Presence Over the Holidays


Most concerning was the fact that this young woman had fairly tight "friends only" privacy settings on her Facebook account; someone copied this information from her profile and anonymously submitted it to her principal. Ashley''s story began in 2009. The Dark Side of Social Networking Facebook Timeline Makes Our Online History More Accessible Than Ever At about the same time I was reading of Ashley Payne, I became more aware of Facebook''s new profile layout called Timeline.

A friend of a friend

Learning with 'e's

Facebook has recently claimed that it has reduced the degrees of separation between people. If you are a subscriber to Facebook (and there aren't many people around that I know who aren't), then your data is included in this massive calculation exercise.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

Tribal identity in the age of the Web transcends ethnicity, traditional cultural expectations and geography (Wheeler, 2009). Facebook is currently the largest of the digital totems in the social media universe. 2009) Digital tribes, virtual clans.

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Thank you!


2016 has been the most active year for NspireD2 since the blog started in 2009! We hit the milestone of half a million lifetime views last week, and well over one thousand people now subscribe through WordPress or Feedly, follow on Twitter or Facebook, and keep up by other means.

The Skinny on Hashtags

A Principal's Reflections

Upon getting on Twitter in 2009, I was not only baffled about how to use the social media site but also about all the symbols associated with it. One that is popular on Twitter might not have the same impact on say Facebook or Instagram.

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Facebook Live. Richard became a Google Certified Teacher in 2009. A conversation with Richard Byrne on Episode #57 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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10 Super Geeky Tips for the New Year 2013

The Daring Librarian

Oh and in the small print of my comic I said 3 important things - Change your passwords twice a year, have a different password for Facebook because FB''s security is notoriously craptastic, and a diff password from ANYwhere else for your bank that is randomly generated.

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Edhashtag Clouds: Click, Explore, Connect

Teacher Reboot Camp

In July 2009, I co-founded the Bammy winning education chat, #Edchat , which has inspired over 400 education hashtags! The hashtag (# in front of a word without spaces, which transforms the word into a url on social media sites, like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) was invented 8 years ago today by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. Love these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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Goal: How has blogging transformed your teaching?

Teacher Reboot Camp

My first blog was posted on May 26, 2009, which was over 7 years ago. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu .

A Teacher’s Guide to Communicating with Generation X, Y, and Z Parents


It’s so easy to put together a classroom Facebook group or send a school email without a second thought. 2] Consider putting together a Facebook group or Twitter page for your parents to join or follow. The Public Manager, 2009, 38(4), pp.

What Learners Really Need

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal has changed since I began writing this blog back in 2009. I didn’t even have a Facebook page until a year later. For starters, my primary device to connect on Twitter was a Blackberry.

Digital Leadership: Leading Change from Where You Are | #DigiLead

A Principal's Reflections

Back in 2009, I began calling for an evolved construct of leadership that would better serve schools in meeting the diverse needs of learners and stakeholders alike. A great deal has changed over the past few years not just in society, but also in education.

10 Super Geeky Tips for the New Year

The Daring Librarian

Oh and in the small print I said 3 important things - Change your passwords twice a year, have a different password for Facebook that you don''t use for ANYwhere else because FB''s security is notoriously craptastic (and the bank, too), and as a disclaimer - I''m not a security expert and nothing is foolproof. I went transparent in 2009 after being inspired at NECC-DC. awareness digital footprint dropbox Jolie O''Dell new year''s resolutions tech tips twitter facebook wikispaces

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Why Connect?

A Principal's Reflections

I got on Twitter in 2009, which was an accomplishment in itself as I had previously convinced myself that I would never use social media as I didn’t have the time nor saw any value in it. If I want cat memes and such I will move over to my personal Facebook or Instagram account.

Edhashtag Clouds: Click, Explore, Connect

Teacher Reboot Camp

In July 2009, I co-founded the Bammy winning education chat, #Edchat , which has inspired over 400 education hashtags! The hashtag (# in front of a word without spaces, which transforms the word into a url on social media sites, like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) was invented 8 years ago today by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. Love these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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