-EDTC 601 - Educational Blogs and/or Wikis Chart

-EDTC 601 - Educational Blogs and/or Wikis Chart

 

Name: Chris Molhan

Date: 10/28/11

Site

How is it Being Used?

Features

Content Area(s)

Student Friendliness

http://www.glogster.com

 

Educational software to create interactive posters.

Like:

 

It is very interactive with many features. You can post comments and blog.

 

Teachers can create private classrooms sites for their students.

 

 

 

 

I would use this in my Career Training School

Like:

 

I like that you can upload you own photos and, videos and control the content.

 

Students can communicate with one another via posts this is important to them.

 

Dislike:

 

I would like to expand the site to create larger digital posters.

 

I thought there should have been more tutorials.

 

 

 

 

Dislike:

 

I did not find any dislikes.

 

 

http://middleschooltech.wikispaces.com/home

 

School Informational Wiki

Like:

The wiki has a nice introduction video, discussion board, and notify options.

 

 

 

 

 

Middle School

Like:

 

The site contains valuable information for students.

 

 

 

 

Dislike:

 

It has a cookie cutter template feel to the site. It lacks originality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dislike:

 

I did not find any dislikes.

 

 

 

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/

 

This is an informational site for teachers that teach technology.

 

Like:

 

The site offers free downloads and tutorials.

 

The site have useful article of interest on technology.

 

 

I would use this in My Career Training School.

 

Like:

The sites are designed more for a tool for the teacher than for the student.

 

 

 

 

 

Dislike:

 

The site runs poorly and has many technical glitches.

 

Dislike:

 

 

 

http://mgenta.wetpaint.com/

 

Teachers site to list class work, PowerPoint’s, and student work.

Like:

 

The site offers a variety of educational recourses. It gives The students many options to be engaged.

 

There a videos and PowerPoint’s just to name a few.

 

 

 

 

Middle School

Like:

 

The sites offers students many learning opportunities.

 

 It really does a great job of supplying quality content.

 

 

 

Dislike:

 

 

None

 

 

Dislike:

 

 

The discussion forum doesn’t appear to be actively utilized. This appears to be the only area lacking.

 

 

 

 

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