"I think Ning remains the best and I'm disappointed that it has become so limited. Oddly, I was never approved for a Pearson Educational sponsorship here in Canada. I turned to grou.ps as an alternative. http://grou.ps/wikistange/ It…"
"Great suggestions, thanks so much for sharing! I definitely agree it's important for students (or anyone for that matter) to spend some time listening and following before diving into the Twitterverse!"
"I attended a conference of university professors with my husband last August, and they reported that few of their university students had Twitter accounts or were interested in them.
Many of the profs wanted to require students to get a Twitter…"
With your work in Technology for Montgomery County CC, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service.
Here’s a Public Class on Technology Integration you might be interested in.
I had my students create avatars this semester. Yahoo also allows you to create them for free. Then I had them add the avatar to their blog - which was also a requirement this semester. Thanks for the other tips - the visual dictionaries are cool -
Hello Diane, you certainly are busy in promoting and using web2.0 and it is wonderful to see you as a member here. I am sure you will have lots to share with us and yet, will still learn a lot from your membership here.