"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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
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?