9. Podcasts, Blogs, Phlogs, and Everything Else

Podcasts, Blogs, Phlogs, and Everything Else

It's hard to keep up with all the new ideas and tools that keep coming up.

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EPN--The Education Podcast Network--examples of videos. Great to use in your classes.

VoiceThread--VoiceThread is a powerful new way to talk about and share your images, documents, and videos.

Discovery Education--Web 20.10--links to web 2.0 tools, information on internet safety; very user friendly.

Ipadio--Mobile technology is playing an increasingly large role in the classroom - most students have a phone of their own, so why not use a device that they're familiar with to engage them with education? Ipadio technology is perfect for enhancing and improving the learning process. In brief, Ipadio technology links up the telephony networks with the internet, enabling the live broadcast of audio directly to the internet... all from a standard telephone. There's never been an easier way to record oral assessments, create revision podcasts or collect homework.

Cellphones in the Classroom--lots of ways to use the kids phones to enhance their education.

TitanPad--TitanPad lets people work on one document simultaneously.

Learn Central--sponsored by Elluminate, this website explains online conferencing and offers advice, ideas, and help.

Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher--The links below are categorized to help you find Web 2.0 tools that might be of use to the K-12 classroom teacher.

Animoto--Animoto automatically mixes your photos, video clips and music into easily-sharable video slideshows. Fast, free and shockingly easy.

Voki--Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

Netflix--Instantly watch movies & TV episodes online on your PC or Mac or streamed instantly from Netflix over the Internet right to your TV via a Netflix ready device. This is included with your membership for no additional monthly fee and doesn’t impact the number of DVDs you get by mail.

Backchannels--list of sites that can be used for backchannels in class and outside.