Julie Elkan
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  • Holliston, MA
  • United States
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Debbie Martin replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays? in the group Instructional Technology
"I have recently heard of a Web site called Mixbook. This site allows users to create digital books on the content of their choice. I am getting ready to try this with a self-contained 7th grade English class.  Here is a link to a blog where I…"
Jan 24, 2011
Julie Elkan replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays? in the group Instructional Technology
"Wow thanks to everyone! I love my PLN! I'm connected to so many smart people!"
Jan 13, 2011
Chapelle Brunk replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays? in the group Instructional Technology
"Hi Julie and others! I just joined this group to stay updated on trends in Instructional Technology and how funny that the most recent post relates directly to my company! I'm not meaning to SPAM the group and didn't even intend to do any…"
Jan 12, 2011
Alline Sada replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays?
"Great suggestions! I fell like turning in book reports myself! I like the ReadWriteThink student interactives. They allow the students to use technology and still turn in the traditional worksheets. I find it helps my non-tech teachers baby-step…"
Jan 11, 2011
Lorrie Applebey replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays? in the group Instructional Technology
"1. Create book trailers. In short, a book trailer is a short video created by students to highlight the key points of a book. When creating their book trailers students should be trying to "sell" viewers on a book. To create their videos…"
Jan 11, 2011
Marvin Lee replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays? in the group Instructional Technology
"You could try voki, toondoo, wordle, tikatok, photopeach, Big Huge Labs, Prezi."
Jan 11, 2011
Julie Elkan added a discussion to the group Instructional Technology
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Tools for Students to Publish Book Reports or Essays?

The ELA teachers at my middle school are looking for sites where students can publish their work. Can you make any suggestions. I already have: VoiceThread, blogs, wiki's, glogster, tools like ISSUU, Writing Lesson Monthly.Thanks,JulieSee More
Jan 11, 2011
Julie Elkan replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Looking for suggestions for software tool - Please can you help me? in the group Free & Open Source Software
"Thanks so much for the suggestion, I'll try this"
May 26, 2010
Joseph M. Pisano replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Looking for suggestions for software tool - Please can you help me? in the group Free & Open Source Software
"While not exaclty what you are looking for, you could use Wordpress to do something similiar. Your teachers could easily upload pictures/media, etc. to a post and post a question. The Answer could simply appear in "WHITE" Text and the…"
May 22, 2010
Julie Elkan commented on Box Ruiz's group Teachers in Google Wave
"I would really appreciate an invite to Google Wave.Thanks"
May 17, 2010
Julie Elkan replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Looking for suggestions for software tool - Please can you help me? in the group Free & Open Source Software
"Thanks Joseph, I think I need to explain a little more clearly. I like the idea of hovering over the question and the answer appears. But I'm not sure what application I would use on the web. Is there a web based tool that takes images and…"
May 17, 2010
Joseph Chmielewski replied to Julie Elkan's discussion Looking for suggestions for software tool - Please can you help me? in the group Free & Open Source Software
"Please clarify this project a bit more. We might like to know how the teacher is posting the pictures. If the images and pictures are posted online, what is the rationale for using PowerPoint, a desktop application? If the answer is short, a…"
May 15, 2010
Julie Elkan replied to Tamara McVoy's discussion Reliable Math Video Site?
"Check out http://www.khanacademy.org/. iIlove it."
May 14, 2010
Julie Elkan added a discussion to the group Free & Open Source Software
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Looking for suggestions for software tool - Please can you help me?

I'm a technology integration specialist and I want to help a 5th grade teacher . She's going tp  Alaska and wants her students to respond to questions about video and photos she posts online . She wants them to click on the image and see the answer. Is PowerPoint the best option? I'm really excited to hear your suggestions.See More
May 14, 2010
Julie Elkan replied to Steve Hargadon's discussion Introductions
"Hi, I'm Julie and I'm a technology integration specialist. I'm interested in learning more about how to use web 2.0 tools to leverage enduring understanding. Any ideas?"
Dec 11, 2009

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At 2:36pm on December 12, 2009, Anne Mirtschin said…
Hi Julie and welcome. There are lots of ideas for using web2.0 tools on this site, so watch the discussion or check out the links on the right hand side of this ning. My favourite web2.0 tools include blogging, skype, wikis, voicethreads, wordles. Have you used any of them?
 
 
 

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