Navigating the Maze: School Administrators in the Digital Age
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Here are the Web 2.0 tools highlighted today.
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EtherPad
http://etherpad.com
Chatzy
http://www.chatzy.com/908731051218 Chat about the discussion

Online Research
http://www.diigo.com/ Now you can highlight in two colors.
http://livebinder.com/ Live Binder
http://www.evernote.com/
http://kwout.com/
http://etherpad.com/
http://www.wallwisher.com/ Create virtual post it notes.


My Workshop Links to Web 2.0 Tools I Currently Like
(feel free to explore and harvest! I know it needs organization, like many areas of my life!)
Opening Activity
Working with Images
http://www.tucows.com/previ... The program is called Sqirlz Morph. This was great fun
http://www.flickr.com/ Flickr image collection.
http://next.yahoo.net/photosoup/ Create puzzles with images.
http://www.gifup.com/ Create animated gifs about vocab words.
http://wordle.net/ Create tag clouds with Wordle.
http://www.fodey.com Create talking tomatoes, flowers and much more.
http://makesweet.com/ Similar to Image Chef.
http://www.pimpampum.net/toys/ Amazing Flickr Toys I forgot about!
http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr/archive.php Check the Bubblr archives for my pumpkin carving “how to”.
http://www.pimpampum.net/memry/enter.php Create a memory game with Flickr images.
http://www.pimpampum.net/bookr/index.php?id=4329 Create “virtual books” with images from Flickr
http://www.lunapic.com/editor/ Online photo editing
http://pixenate.com/ Online photo editing site.
http://www.customsigngenerator.com/ Image generators

Business Books Summaries
http://polarunlimited.com/readitfor.me/about-steve/
http://www.iear.org/ I Pod Applications for educators.

Twitter
Twitter
We Follow
Twittersheep
Caveman Twittering
5 Ways to Have Fun with Twitter
Twitter for Teachers
Twittas ? First Twitter Follow
TweetCloudWhat’s Being Said?
FriendorFollowFind out who you are following, who’s following you and more
Twitter Background Creation

Web Cam Fun
http://www.bubblejoy.com/intro.php Bubble Joy
http://www.tokbox.com/# Free video calling.
http://www.cameroid.com/ put your face in an image

http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com/Directory
http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/ Authors that are willing to skype with your class!

Bloom's Taxonomy
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/file/view/bloom's+Digital+taxonomy+v3.01.pdf Wiki filled with many more details.
http://www.techlearning.com/article/8670 Graphic.

ESL Ideas
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ has lots of ideas for ELL and ESL


Working with Words
http://www.wordia.com/ Redefining the dictionary.
http://metaatem.net/words/ Spell with Flickr!


Free Computer Clean Up Tools
Spybot Search & Destroy scroll down page to download section and select the first option – install with default options. You must check for updates each time you run the program to be sure you have the newest data files. Run weekly for high internet use.
Malware Bytes install with defaults - update this program also and a simple scan will do you well unless you are having lots of issues.
AVG Free antivirus free antivirus that works well and doesn’t take a lot of your processor to run
Converting File Formats
WinFF – Convert your videos quickly and easily and all at once with this free downloadable program
http://www.formatoz.com/ Format Factory Scott's pick for converting!
You Tube Download You Tube downloader.
http://www.youddl.com/ YouTube Downloader in MP4 or FLV
Zamzar Copy the address, the file will be sent to your email to download.
vixy.net A music converter - strip the audio
Mediaconverter Works well, but not consistently.
Convertdirect
Movavi
all2convert
Listentoyoutube – online, free youtube to mp3 converter
VLC Media Player – free download, great for playing dvd’s on pc’s with copyright issues. It also has conversion capabilities.Directions on using the convert feature Media Convert free and online, convert and split audio, ringtones, sounds
http://gvtc.com/~mgriffin/digital/ Excellent examples of Photostory as well as fabulous tips on how to put one together!
Keep Vid A very simple web based solution for converting media

Additional Web 2.0 Tools
http://skrbl.com/ Create and share free online whiteboards.
http://www.myheritage.com My heritage.
http://etherpad.com/HRWSLwGg3z Etherpad link
http://www.chatzy.com/152881820077 Chatzy
Skype http://www.skype.com/
uStream http://www.ustream.tv/
RSS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_(file_format)
Podcasting http://www.apple.com/itunes/store/podcasts.html
Twitter http://twitter.com/
Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org/
Teacher Tube http://www.teachertube.com/
You Tube http://www.youtube.com/
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/
Ning Classroom 2.0 http://www.ning.com/
del.icio.us http://del.icio.us/
Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/
Second Life http://secondlife.com/
Google Alerts http://www.google.com/alerts
Google Calendar http://www.google.com/googlecalendar/overview.html
Google Docs http://www.google.com/google-d-s/tour1.html
Google Sketchup http://sketchup.google.com/
Street View http://books.google.com/help/maps/streetview/
Google Earth http://earth.google.com/
Google Maps http://sketchup.google.com/
Google Page Creator http://pages.google.com/-/about.html
Google Advanced Search http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en
Image Chef http://www.imagechef.com/
Add Letters http://www.addletters.com/
Edmodo http://www.edmodo.com/
GCast http://www.gcast.com
Jing http://www.jingproject.com/
Schooltown http://www.schooltown.net/
Topsy - search engine powered by tweets http://topsy.com/