Posted on October 26, 2008 by teachernz
So, enough hovering. Here’s where I’ll set up a portal for other teachers at school.
I’ll post links to software, sites and other items of interest and
reflect on some of the things that have worked well for me in class and
others that haven’t been so successful.
There are heaps of teacher/class blogs and wiki out there that I’ll
add as links, but I’d like to think that colleagues at school will be
more likely to try new things ICT if they know that this is my space and that they can discuss things with me if they want to.
I could introduce them to Twitter instead. I’ve been making class web sites and blogs since 2001, but always in isolation, an island entire. Now, via Twitter,
I’m learning from others again! For years I’ve been the guru that
people have come to for ICT help, but today I’m getting help myself
from ethereal colleagues. It feels good.
*Hoverfly “painted” in Artrage 2.5 – some post work (copy and flip the wing) in Paint.net
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Posted on October 25, 2008 by teachernz
I need to think about how I’m going to set things up for next year…
- Adding Live Writer to all the class computers for children to post to glenview9
- Rearranging the physical layout of the classroom
- Introducing PBWiki in term one or even during meet the teacher at the end of term four
- Publicizing the blog and wiki to parents (and the school community) and encouraging comments and participation
- Integrating it all into the classroom and replacing some of the bookwork children do
Where to start? I’ve hovered around the fringes of Web 2.0 for the
past few years dipping my toes in the water here and there – time to jump in.
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