Category Archives: Web 2.0

WordPress iPad App

I recently took the plunge and bought an iPad. I am so happy I did. I can really see now how a device like this can change the way learners interact with the web. Mobile devices are going to be … Continue reading

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The Embed Tag

I’m currently developing a course for content developers on using Web 2.0 tools in Moodle. It’s important to not get too engrossed in the tools, but rather concentrate on the learning. But the tools make learning interactive and add such … Continue reading

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Our Online Profile is Showing…

Jeff Utecht, in his post, Schools: Take control or forfeit your profile, points out that many schools carry an online profile, from entries in places like Wikipedia and FaceBook, that needs to be monitored and maintained. Many schools aren’t even … Continue reading

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A Whole World of Learning Spinning ‘Round

There’s a whole world of learning out there that lately I haven’t had much time to tap into. I’ve been “teaching” classes lately -after work, and there are only so many hours in the day. Some of those hours need … Continue reading

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Communication/Collaboration Tools

This afternoon is the last meeting of the year of the Local District 6 Ed Tech Leadership Cadre. As part of the sharing we will be doing, we will be talking about communication tools that can be used in the … Continue reading

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Using the Web in New Ways

Will Richardson published a very interesting article in Edutopia recently entitled, “The New Face of Learning“. In this article, he talks about the rapid change of the web from a one way, read-only web, to a more interactive, social, read-write … Continue reading

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Inspiration 2.0

Tonight, I read one of the most inspiring blog posts I have read to date, by Jeff at The Thinking Stick. In his post, 1 year and counting, Jeff talks about his personal learning journey this past year as a … Continue reading

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NECC Links

I didn’t get to blog the workshops. That is a skill I will need to work on. I admire those who did. How wonderful to visit the conference through the edublogs. So far, I’ve read the posts of David Warlick … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Wiki

I first used my blog to write notes for my presentation at InfoTech in March 2006. It was a good place to start, but now I know that the better tool is a wiki. I’ve moved my notes about Web … Continue reading

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Podcast Wiki

I’ve created a wiki on using podcasts in education so that participants in my workshops have resources and also a place to collaborate. Visit it at http://lausdpodcast.wikispaces.com. The people at Wikispaces are so great to teachers! They offer ad-free, protected … Continue reading

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