Daily Archives: October 20, 2010

eT@lking: Playing on the Internet

Jess McCulloch, our presenter for tonight, loves playing on the internet! Whilst playing, she finds lots of great tools for classroom use. There are now many tools for the participants to play with! Thanks Jess.
Here is a link to the recording
From the chat came the following:-

  1. Use of Symbaloo to show PLN
  2. Tools for the languages classroom
  3. Visual search engines – searchcube and spezify
  4. Taggalaxy
  5. Sodasnap
  6. Photosynth
  7. Go2web2.0
  8. Cooltoolsforschools
  9. Woices
  10. cloud canvas
  11. Using flickr collections
  12. Jess  woices example
  13. dvolver – animation software
  14. xtranormal
  15. Georgina Pazzi 1: Some of my favs are kerpoof.com; wallwisher; bubbl.us; edmodo;
  16. Four square
  17. Gerogina Pazzi 1: Kerpoof is used for animation, images, writing narratives. Can set it up as a teacher and add students. Brilliant and motivational online tool for literacy especially

A digital toolbox for the 21st Century Learner

This was the title of a great presentation by Britt Gow an innovative science teacher at Hawkesdale P12 College. Britt has expertly incorporated online tools into her classroom and has a fabulous blog. In this presentation, Britt spoke  on her adaptation of the revised Bloom’s taxonomy for 21st century. This included tools used for

  1. Remembering and understanding
  2. Applying and analysing
  3. Evaluating and creating

Demonstrations of some of the tools used was included as well as samples of tool applications. Participants were also invited to share tools that they use, adding to the richness of the session.

Link to the recording

From the chat came the followint:-

  1. symbaloo
  2. k12 Online conference
  3. Collaborative online stickynotes and making use of collaborative sticky notes with linoit
  4. the hashtag for twitter for the K12 online conference is #k12online10
  5. Blooms taxonomy resources
  6. Diigo to help me remember favorite sites and from Peggy George: I always bookmark in Diigo and it cross-posts to Delicious so I have them both places
  7. @Peggy George – Wordle is such a powerful tool for synthesizing ideas
  8. Simple mind mapping tool = bubblus
  9. Mindmeister has a free and paid version for mindmapping
  10. Online graph maker
  11. online quiz maker – mystudiyo
  12. pollmakers:- poll everywhere and poll daddy
  13. yackpack
  14. jing for screencasting
  15. use kidblog for younger students
  16. storyjumper
  17. Find Britt’s presentation for K12 Online
  18. comic life for iPods and comic touch for iPhone