Top 15 for today

December 30, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Many of these resources come via twitter, so thank you to the generosity of those who post new resources there.
1. Nifty PowerPoint technique http://www.allaboutpresentations.com/2009/12/best-from-blogosphere-design-fresh.html
2. Orientation in Second Life -first half pretty much says it all – http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=446 18 mins
3. Blogging improves writing http://edu.blogs.com/edublogs/2009/12/blogging-improves-young-peoples-confidence-writing-reading.html
4. Create your own online magazine http://alltop.com/ Here is another version of an online magazine- very easy http://www.lazyfeed.com/
5. “…School District is on the verge of eliminating all of its library media specialist positions over the next three years… to move its librarians into the classroom to become teachers, replacing them with support staff. See http://www.eschoolnews.com/resources/21st-century-library/21st-century-library/index.cfm?i=55239&page=3&rc=1
6. Comparison of ebook readers http://hloy.edublogs.org/2009/12/29/joining-the-ebook-reader-debate-or-my-2-cents/
7. Research on teachers http://www.stateofohioeducation.com/2009/10/education-myths-challenged-by-value.html
8. Instructional Strategies that work with videoconferencing – ways to use in class- http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=441 15.5 mins Classroom instruction that works- there IS time for Web 2.0 http://web2thatworks.com/index.php?title=Main_Page Monster Exchange http://www.monsterexchange.org/
9. If you host it they will come- running an online project http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=465 Alice project http://aliceproject.wordpress.com/ the magic of google forms http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFhVWjJrRmtYZEFiTnVTMlV6OXduNVE6MA
10. Options for building your teacher website and why YOU should 20mins, easy – Weebly wix yola harder – Komposer http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=479
11. Manage passwords http://www.whoismadhur.com/2009/05/01/10-free-tools-to-manage-your-passwords/
12. Tools to create online tutorials http://hardgeek.org/2009/09/5-tools-to-create-tutorials/
13. Digiteens: Digital Citizenship by Digital Teenagers http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=431
14. Whither ePortfolios http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=526 students already publish online using Web 2.0 so should these creations should be acceptable for assessment? – includes Mahara. 33 mins
15. Moogpal in Action http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=471 Moodle + google + drupal (powers websites) 22 mins http://prezi.com/klwonopea3dn/
The IASL conference is in Brisbane in 2010, and our school library will be on the tour list, so here are some new and not so new photos of our Libraries.



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