Top 20 for today :)

December 29, 2009 | 1 Comment

Great quote It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure.” – Clay Shirky

1. Using E-Books to Motivate Pupils Writing -students make ebooks and publish at myebook.com and easyspeak microphones http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=442 15 mins. http://www.yudu.com/ allows uploading a pdf file for conversion into an online magazine. Link to samples http://www.myebook.com/mr_hill_3-4H/ Colin Hill recommends http://penzu.com/ free online private diary. Here is Colin’s blog http://colport-teaching.blogspot.com/ very nice page design.
2. Netbooks – One device or many? http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8421491.stm
3. Releasing movies “free” online http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1950005,00.html?xid=rss-topstories
4. Tricky – If an assignment can be plagiarized, it’s probably not very exciting or engaging, much less valid. http://blog.cathyjonelson.com/?p=713
5. Another free gadget – Snapshots http://www.snap.com
6. Web 3.0 (still catching up on Web 2.0) http://vodpod.com/watch/2754251-internet-semantic-web-web-3-0?pod=heyjude
7. 10 greatest free apps –what would your choices be? http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/10-greatest-open-source-software-of-2009.html
8. Big for 2010 -big blue button? http://code.google.com/p/bigbluebutton/
9. Virtual environments – one of my exploration goals – http://www.adamfrisby.com/blog/2008/12/the-state-of-open-viewers-december-08/
10. Way of the future -open online learning- http://ltc.umanitoba.ca/wiki/Connectivism
11. Wikipedia for schools http://schools-wikipedia.org/
12. Web 2.0 tools A-Z http://ow.ly/QB9s
13. Fast video to MP3 conversion http://www.fetchmp3.com/
14. How to find anything online http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2009/the-10-best-new-firefox-add-ons-of-2009/ Have just changed from IE to firefox-all good so far
16. Inexpensive games improve student reasoning http://spotlight.macfound.org/blog/entry/study_inexpensive_games_improve_childrens_reasoning_ability/#When:15:19:41Z
17. Vote for best books of 2009 http://www.teenreads.com/features/ccba_nominees_2010.asp
18. Twitter is great for PL – twitter lists http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7KzH7aw5sU
19. News images, google books http://tinyurl.com/y8h35eq
20. “Teaching students to handle Web 2.0 privacy” by Mike Hominck



1 Comment so far

  1.    Cathy Oxley on January 9, 2010 7:32 am      

    Thanks Anne for an excellent Animoto video – this is exactly what I needed for school.

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