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Co-Creation & Ideation Tools

Co-creation and ideation tools facilitate the most direct interaction between team members on the goals or desired outcomes of the project. Using these tools, participants can often work in groups directly editing or building the project artifact.  Several of these tools are the same ones used for project management – which is great – because

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Collaborative Project Management Tools

Collaborative project management tools are geared toward the logistical aspects of planning, scheduling and workflow around educational projects.  Using collaborative technology tools gives every group member the ability to participate in the project and develop strategies for managing time, collaborating with team members, assessing their progress, and maximizing learning experiences. Schools in the K12 arena

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Wikispaces now has color and formatting features!!!

YEAH !!!!!! Wikispaces released a new feature – advanced formatting of your wiki text. You can now change the color, font, size or alignment of text on your page. To use this new feature: 1. Edit your page. 2. Highlight the text you wish to format. 3. Click on the text formatting icon in the

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Wanted: Voicethread examples for wiki

I am collecting examples of how educators are using Voicethread in their classroom or for professional development on a wiki at: My plan is to share these examples with other technology teachers who provide professional development in their schools. Feel free to add your own examples or links to resources. Thanks in advance, Colette

Top Ten Tools 2008

Colette’s (updated) Top 10 Tools Gmail. I love this web based email system and the fact that I can access it from any computer. Not only do you get tons of storage but I like the way it keeps the threaded conversations together. Gmail chat is also nifty. Google Docs. Google docs are great for

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100% Engagement

Ask yourself this question … when was the last time you had 100% of your audience actively engaged in your presentation? In my attempt to avoid sitting through days and days of PowerPoint presentations I decided to upload each of my students Online Safety PowerPoint’s to a class Google shared account.  We then embedded mini

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Instructional Technology Strategies Conference (ITSC) – February 17-19, 2008

Engaging Students with Authentic Technology Projects – Sun, 2/17/08, 7:30-8:30 pm Handouts located at: Embrace 21st century strategies to create an instructional learning environment that moves away from teaching isolated computer skills towards an integrated thematic approach. Come learn how you can combine everyday productivity tools with Web 2.0 to support curriculum integration and

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Top Ten Tools

Thanks to a comment by Larry Ferlazzo I have been checking out the various lists of top ten favorite tools that are listed on Jane’s E-Learning Pick of the Day. You can submit your top ten list of favorite tools (only 10???) and then Jane is compiling all the tools mentioned into one master list

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Sharing Web 2.0 tools – wikis

I’ve been sharing some of my favorite Web 2.0 tools lately and I’ve been reflecting how my learning has changed during the past year because of these communication tools. Before I start my list I want to share about the SEOmoz Web 2.0 Awards. The site gives you the best of the best of Web

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