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Becoming a Campus Technology Role Model:  Technology for Administrators





Leadership in the 21st Century.pptx 





  • Register
  • Inserting images into your posts,
  • Embedding videos, vokis, voicethreads, and other widgets
  • adding regular webpage links and blog permalinks
  • managing comments on your own blog
  • customizing the sidebars
  • creating student accounts if they don't have an email account
  • what are the different roles of users
  • html code for students to use to add hyperlinks in the comments they post








  • Evoca
    • Start up guide to use evoca and ideas on how to empower your voice


  • Audacity download this free audio editing program and use it to create audio files for your podcasts or multimedia presentations



RSS Feeds

  • After you create your blog or wiki, people can then subscribe to it.
  • Bloglines



Personal Web Portals




Digital Storytelling

  • Scholastic Video Booktalks & Trailers






Presentation Tools

  • Animoto   - Animoto for Education
    • get a free educational code for your students so they can create videos of unlimited size and download them. E-mail Rebecca Brooks at rebecca@animoto.com to set up a code for an all-access pass.
    • You can create student accounts through your account for those who don't have an email address. 
    • March Madness Basketball example
    • Booktalk




  • VoiceThread
    • a tool for having conversations around media like PDF documents, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (including Office 2007 formats), images, and videos
    • print tutorial (pdf file)
    • Digitally Speaking Voicethread resources
    • VoiceThread 4 Education Wiki


  • Voki
    • allow your students the ability to give characters an identity and "voice"
    • add the voice via a cellphone, mic, or text


  • Jing
    • snap a picture of your screen or record a video of onscreen action.  You can then save these files or upload them to flickr, youtube, or screencast.  From here you can link to the videos/images or embed them into your blog, wiki, or website.



  • Bubbleshare  create a photo album that can include clipart, text, audio captions, or video captions




Communication Tools

  • Google Tools
  • Skype
    • talk to people around the world with FREE video and voice calls. You can also have group chats and conference calls with up to ten people on skype.
    • send photos or documents to the people you are talking to
    • getting started with Skype
    • Brian Crosby - video from K-12 Online Conference


  • Skypecasts
    • host a public chat with up to 100 people from anywhere in the world
    • let your voice be heard by speaking on the virtual microphone
    • getting started with Skypecasts and FAQ


  • UStream
    • broadcast and chat online with a live global audience.
    • It is free and all you need is a webcam, microphone, and internet connection
    • you can even save your broadcasts to playback later
    • password protect your live shows from school
    • 7 things you should know about Ustream
  • Collaboration Links
    • epals - Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton and ePals launch "Wisconsin Connects" 
    • Collaboration resource list
  • Babblestream
    • create large group voice and text chat areas


Search Strategies


Other Helpful Tools and Resources

  • BeFunky
    • online photo editing
  • Zoho
    • suite of tools like Google
  • Slideshare
    • Share your PowerPoints online
  • Webnote
    • Online notetaking and collaboration
  • Drop.io
    • Online drop box for sharing, collaboration and presentations
  • Coveritlive
    • Live blogging
  • Dabbleboard
    • Shared online whiteboard
  • Jogtheweb
    • Record and then share/show your own web browsing experience
  • Flicker
    • Photosharing site
  • Tuxpaint
    • free drawing program
  • GoAnimate
    • Create animated stories
  • Your Fonts
    • Add a personal touch by creating your own font based on your own handwriting
  • Voycabulary 
    • Make every webpage a vocabulary exercise
  • Visual Thesaurus 
    • A thesaurus that is visual and interactive
  •  iSpeech
    • Text to speech converter
  • Readthewords.com 
    • Write with your ears.
  • ZamZar
    • File Conversion Tool
  • Online Timer
    • Free online timer that works easily in any web browser.
  • Pandora
    • internet radio that only plays music that you love. Create your own radio stations.
  • AASL Top 25 Web sites for Teaching and Learning


Copyright and Ethical Use


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My other staff development links


Web2.0 in the Classroom


If I haven't talked about it here and it's Web2.0, you can find it here Go2Web20.net


Copyright Information Resource Links


Additional Resources

  • CASTLE - UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education - College of Education & Human Development at the University of Minnesota.



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