Posts Tagged ‘voicethread’:

Presenting & Archiving

Presentation and Archiving Presentation and archiving tools allow students to present projects to the instructor, to the class, or to the general public. Communication tools also factor heavily into this phase of project-based collaborative learning.  Oftentimes the co-creation tool will also be used as the presentation tool but there are some collaborative technology tools that

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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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Library of Congress lesson plan: Childhood Poverty

  Last week I attended a two-day Primary Source workshop from the Library of Congress sponsored by NCCE.  During the course of the workshop we looked through all the fabulous resources gathered by the Library of Congress.  There is so much information its a bit overwhelming at first – but once you dive into it

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See ya at NECC in DC!

NECC Hands-On Workshop Using VoiceThread for Interactive Projects – [Formal Session: BYOL] Tuesday, 6/30/2009, 3:30pm–4:30pm Prepare for our session by collecting images for practice project. I selected some images from FlickrStorm (Creative Commons licensing) that you can download for our workshop or bring your own. PC or Mac users should download Audacityfor audio recording and

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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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Connect Article published

I’m thrilled that Saint Mary’s Press asked me to write an article about technology in Catholic Schools for their January edition of CONNECT: A free newsletter for high school religion teacher, campus ministers and principals. In this issue of Connect, Colette Cassinelli, of Valley Catholic Middle and High School in Beaverton, Oregon, introduces some manageable

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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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Upcoming Tech Conference presentations

Just a heads up:  I will be presenting a 3 hour hands-on workshop and several one hour sessions at the NCCE conference in Portland on February 19th & 20th Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers ($85 extra) Morning Workshop, Friday, February 20, 2009, from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Description: Come learn how you can use

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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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More ILC Reflections

Now that I am home from the Innovative Learning Conference 2008 and have had some time to process all that happened, I can truly say that overall it was good experience for me. On Wednesday morning I attended a session by Josh Burker (fellow Pepperdine Cadre member) who shared Scratch http://scratch.mit.edu – the kids programming

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VoiceThread at ILC 2008

In addition to presenting at our local Library Media Conference next Friday, I am sharing how I use Voicethread in my classroom at the upcoming Innovative Learning Conference in San Jose on Wednesday, October 15th at 1pm.  Come join the fun.  I’ve also updated my VoiceThread workshop wiki at:  http://edtechvision.wikispaces.com/VoiceThread I’v been browsing through the

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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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