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We are so excited to be featuring ThingLink for Educatorsin our webinar on Saturday, April 18th with Susan Oxnevad as our special guest presenter! ThingLink is an awesome, free platform for creating interactive images and videos for web, social, advertising, and educational channels. You can make your images come alive with video, text, images, shops, music and more! Every image contains a story and ThingLink helps you tell your stories. Join us to learn about all of the amazing ways ThingLink is being used in the classroom! Susan Oxnevad is the ThingLink Education Community Manager as well as a Tech Coach in an elementary school in Chicagoland. She strives to build a powerful network of Expert Educators who share a passion for using tech to transforming teaching and learning. Susan blogs about thoughtful ways to leverage the power of technology for teaching and learning on her own blog, Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners, as well as on the ThingLink Blog. Follow her on Twitter @soxnevad

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On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site ( you'll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent ”Discovery Ed Virtual Field Trips and Free Resources” session with our special guest Kyle Schutt. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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My name is Matthew Davis a Liberian living in Ghana. I am passionate about helping underprivileged children to have their education as majority of them are from a very poor home where even getting one meal a day is a problem.I have a project that…Continue


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Please introduce yourself, let us know a little bit about you, and where you are from.

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Web 2.0 Issues

Started by Joe Mason in Introductions. Last reply by Ben Parker on Friday. 1 Reply

Hi all,I've written a short paper for a class about Web 2.0 ethical and legal issues. I've included it, but am wondering how many of you are running into these sorts of issues. Do you believe the frequency is increasing?…Continue

Models for Usability Evaluation of Web 2.0 Tools.

Started by Emmanuel Mkpojiogu in Reviews of Software Tools and Services. Last reply by Ben Parker on Friday. 1 Reply

What is/ are the models for usability evaluation of Web 2.0 tools?Continue

Using whiteboards to enhance student learning

Started by Jackie Grice in Reviews of Software Tools and Services. Last reply by Ben Parker on Wednesday. 9 Replies

I know that a lot of classrooms have interactive whiteboards nowadays, but how do you enhance learning with them?  I know that people feel like they enhance learning, but I want wanted to know of any ideas that really do engage and use technology in…Continue

Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Started by Katherine Maloney in Help or Feedback Needed on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Dear Fellow Educators:    My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses on how educators are using their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) for professional development purposes.  I…Continue

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