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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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Directory of Classroom partners for VoiceThread projects

A year ago I began the VoiceThread 4 Education wiki.   It has grown into such an incredible resource for educators who are looking for real VoiceThread samples from classrooms of all grade levels and subject areas. The VoiceThread Ning is another great place to meet other educators who love using VoiceThread. At the suggestion

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Join the conversation

Voicethread Project: Reflections on educational technology. Directions: Take a moment to browse through the quotes on the following VoiceThread slides. Choose one that speaks to you and reflect upon its meaning. Add your reflection to the slide by recording a comment with the phone feature, voice recording, webcam recording or by typing . Feel free

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New changes coming to VoiceThread

Beginning January 1, 2009 VoiceThread will no longer allow multiple simultaneous logins to the same account.  The good folks at the VoiceThread blog explain the rationale and acknowledge simultaneous log ins are convenient but they also pose security risks and could be in violation of COPPA. I’ve have used both class accounts and an individual

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Join me on the “Women of the Web” show on Ed Tech Talk

Hey VoiceThread lovers – I’ve been asked to be on the “Women of the Web” show at Ed Tech Talk on Tuesday, November 25th http://edtechtalk.com/WomenofWeb2.0 When: Tue, Nov 25, 6p – 7pm Pacific (9pmEST/ 0200GMT) Where: EdTechTalk A Description: Join the Women of Web 2.0 for their weekly guests, conversations and chat room antics. I

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Join me at Teachers Teaching Teachers – Wed 7/9/08

Please join Teachers Teaching Teachers on Wednesday evening at EdTechTalk to discuss using VoiceThread in our curriculum. I will join Steve Muth, Susan Ettenheim and Paul Allison (and others) on Teachers Teaching Teachers on Wednesday – 9:00 PM Eastern / 6:00 PM Pacific. Perhaps you can join us? If you haven’t seen the wiki I

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Voicethread & Google Maps Postcard Exchange

I love Classroom 2.0 and the excitement that the teachers there bring to my network. I always read the posts about VoiceThread since I will be presenting a workshop on VoiceThread at the Innovative Learning Conference this Fall. I came across this Postcard exchange idea from Jennifer Albers. In the past I have been a

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Focus on learning & use tools effectively

Jen at @injenuity shared her concerns in a post entitled, “Web 2.0 is Not the Future of Education”. She states that early tech adopters are focusing on integrating new tools in their teaching instead of focusing on LEARNING. She writes: “Learning is the future of education. Students need to develop an awareness of how they

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New Voicethread export feature

  Export Archival VoiceThreads – From Voicethread Blog We are very, very happy to announce the availability of Archival VoiceThreads. Downloadable as a widescreen movie, this version of a VoiceThread will play offline, stored on your computer, iPod or other portable device and can be burned onto a DVD or CD. These Archival movies are

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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: http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/ 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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OETC professional development cadre

Today I participated in the OETC professional development cadre. We spent the afternoon discovering some Web 2.0 technologies. Yes, most of these tools are online, free and can be embedded in websites – but only a handful would actually be useful in the classroom. The others are just for fun – or another scheme to

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