Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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Day of Tools

Today we are going to explore four web 2.0 tools. We are going to see examples, demonstrate the set up, and then participants will make and account and start creating. Don't forget your passwords.....

9:00 -9:30 pm PT / 12:00 - 12:30 pm ET

Technology Consulting (Evan Rubin)

9:30 - 12:00 pm PT / 12:30 - 3:00 pm ET

1. Voki - Create your own voice using a talking character.
Presenter: Joe Dale

2. VoiceThread - Create a conversation in the cloud
Presenter: Evan Rubin
Spanish VoiceThread Example

1:00 - 3:00 pm PT / 4:00 - 6:00 pm ET

Wallwisher- Virtual Post-it Board
Presenter: Joe Dale
Wallwisher Example

ToonDoo - World's Fastest Way to Create Cartoons
Presenter: Evan Rubin
ToonDoo Example

Reflection Questions

1. Which of the tools we explored today is best and worst suited for the students and language(s) you teach? Why?
2. Write an activity using one (or more) of the tools demonstrated today.


Watch the Recording from Day 2