I keep "running into" you all over Classroom 2.0!
perhaps we should be friends!?
I am off to United Arab Emirates next week to be an ICT advisor!
I aam into promotingstudents as creators of media.
My blog is at: http://globalmantra.blogspot.com
By the way how did you make your video play automatically?
Did you change the embed code?
Hello again Anne, I forgot to mention that yes I use Skype for online teaching, I am currently one of the teachers on www.myngle.com as I have just finished offline teaching until September, I must say I am really enjoying this new environment, it fascinates me :-)
Things are really on track here in Beijing for the Olympics though with security so tight I have to remember to carry my passport and resident permit all the time. I have tickets to four final events and the Opening Ceremonies at the Paraolympics on September 6th.
I will also be at the Learning 2.0 conference in Shanghai. Our school is sending 6 of us this year. I am so excited about the conference. we will have to keep in touch.
Unfortunately I missed your session yesterday as I was still getting organised. However, I will go back and listen.
I think there is a ground swell at the moment with Web2.0 and Social Networking. I think exciting times are ahead.
Hello Anne - I've 'met' you through the Knowledge Bank Online Conference - I'm about to listen to Day 2 tonight here at home. Even though I can't participate properly because of classes, I've still got some beaut ideas and love the whole idea of it.
Yes, you're right! I think slowly but surely staff will be more open to (and explore or find out about) all of the great tech resources. There have been some great teachers I have met that are doing just that and I think best way of it catching on to others is seeing their colleagues do it and saying "hey, that's cool - show me!"
I see what you mean about making connections around the globe, I work in a small rural communtiy so web 2.0 is a godsend for us. The closest big city to us is Denver, Colorado. I'm hoping to use blogging with my digital photography students as a way for them to get and give appropriate feedback to a larger communtiy.
Hi Anne. Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. It's great to meet someone else who is so enthusiastic about the possibilities of blogging and podcasting in schools. What do you use for blogging / podcasting? I've been using a mixture of edublogs/wordpress (blogging) and Garageband on the Mac / Audacity on the PC (podcasting). Some of the films we turned into podcasts are viewable on our site www.nwsclc.net.
It'd be really useful to share experiences and what works / didn't work so well!
You are going to love them. They are sooo funny. and they LOVE technology. Some come with a whole lot of background knowledge, and others with very little. That's the biggest challenge. If you teach third, you have to let me know how it goes.
Thank you so much for the resources I will review them and probably ask you more questions. As a principal sometimes it is hard to put all of the things necessary in place so in the trench teachers like your self are unbelievably helpful! Thanks again.
I was interested in your reviews of the different options for connecting and collaborating. I'd be interested in trying out a one or two of your favorites with your students and would gladly show you the virtual classroom that I use with my students.
I have done some videos (screencams) aimed at power users, in other words they address some of the more difficult concepts in MS access, however I have thought about doing some screencams more suitable for beginners. If you thought it would be worthwhile, I would like to produce some videos for your students. If this is of interest you, and please let's discuss it, I would also need to see what the curriculum required.