Category Archives: web 2.0

Elementary School 2.0

Buffy Hamilton (The Unquiet Librarian) posted some great examples today of how elementary schools are using social media to communicate with faculty, parents & students. Read her post! I wanted to highlight two of her examples from Christina Bentheim at … Continue reading

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How to Embed Almost Anything in your Website

digitalinspiration has a great post today listing  ways to add all sorts of content to your web pages – videos, audio, calendars, presentations, and more. Learn how to embed almost anything in your HTML web pages from Flash videos to … Continue reading

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School Library Workshop

This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of teaching a workshop for school librarians in the Dutchess & Ulster BOCES School Library Systems. 14 librarians gave up the weekend to be locked away in a training room! We had … Continue reading

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Wordia – a video dictionary

This is way more fun than the vocabulary flash cards we used back in 3rd grade. Wordia is a collection of short videos submitted that explain the meaning of a word. Anyone can submit a video, some are casual, some … Continue reading

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2.0 in the Classroom & PBS Election Curriculum

Earlier tonight I received a note about a live webcast discussing the PBS multimedia Election 2008 curriculum and the Web 2.0 tools and resources that are part of the curriculum. Wow, I’m so glad I clicked through to it, even … Continue reading

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A Dozen Back to School Uses for Big Huge Labs Trading Card Generator

In a class last week, someone suggested using the the free trading cards generator at bighugelabs.com as a ‘get to know you’ sort of exercise at the beginning of the school year.  That got me thinking about and looking for … Continue reading

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