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Jennifer Dorman

polltogo - 11 views

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    Create polls accessible to voters on any mobile device
Lauren Woolley

2011-01-14 Using Google Docs to Support Your PLC - EdTechTeam - 21 views

  • Take your professional learning community to the next level by using Google Docs to collaborate with colleagues. Google Docs is an online office suite that allows you to create, edit, share, and publish documents, including spreadsheets and presentations.
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    Quite a collection of resources providing integration ideas and tutorial resources regarding the use of Google Apps for Education.
Jennifer Dorman

ge.tt | gett sharing - 7 views

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    Alternative to drop.io for sharing files via a single drop on the web.
Heather Sullivan

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: HOARDING INDIVIDUALS...SHARING FRANCHISES...TEAMS - 3 views

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  • At the initial stage, individuals meeting, you often hear people complaining that they have to go to the meeting: “ this is my time I should be doing my work” With the emphasis on MY, it’s a hoarding culture.
  • Franchises are formed when teacher share their creativity with each other and work together to design instructional or assessment strategies together, such as 9 week common assessments or a unit of instruction. In the early stages of franchising, strategies designed together are implemented individually. A team designs a common assessment but doesn’t look at each other’s lesson plans.
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  • As PLCs progress from franchises toward teams, teachers begin to modify their individual practices to align with others creating a consistent practice that benefits students. A PLC of freshman teachers decides on common notebook criteria for their courses that encourages organizational skills. A 6-7-8 middle school PLC implements common expectations for students over the three years.At full implementation, PLCs become teams. Members take shared responsibility for student success. On a K-1 -2 vertical PLC where the team has the same students over three years, members share responsibility for all the students across the three years. On a high school science PLC a biology teacher assumes responsibility for students’ success in chemistry.
Jennifer Dorman

EmbedArticle.com - 19 views

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    -Every embedded article contains a link back to the article source -Earn revenue displaying your ads within article embeds -All embedded articles are invisible to search engines -Reporting and control over which sites are embedding your articles"
Jennifer Dorman

myVRSpot - 8 views

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    MyVRSpot is the most innovative way to connect true Web 2.0 with curriculum content, combining elements similar to the online publishing of YouTube and the personal space of Facebook.  MyVRSpot provides students with a hosted web space (webspot) to upload their videos, audio files, and pictures, all while exploring in the District's "safe backyard."  All media is controlled and monitored before going online for others to view.  This allows for students to still become those "push button" publishers without the district having to worry about inappropriate content within a multimedia sharing environment.  With MyVRSpot, students become researchers, developers, and producers of their own webspot, giving them the sense of ownership.
Emily Mann

Spruz Owners' Community Home - 9 views

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    A replacement site for ning.  Similar features and price structure already spelled out with a free option.  Gives code to help migrate your content from the ning or at least post a redirection link on your ning.
Jennifer Dorman

Grou.ps And Grouply Welcome Ning Refugees - 19 views

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    With yesterday's news of Ning's move to eliminate free social networks on its platform, competitors are rushing to emphasize their free offerings for building a social network. Today, Grouply, a startup that's built around creating and managing online groups from Google and Yahoo Groups, is going to try to make it easy for Ning users to port their groups to Grouply's platform. And fellow competitor Grou.ps is also welcoming Ning refugees to its free social network platform as well.
Jennifer Dorman

GROU.PS welcomes NING Networks - 12 views

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    GROU.PS is not just a Ning replacement. It's the best do-it-yourself social network on the market. More white label, more sense of belonging, more flexibility and more control for the group administrator and best of all.... it's free. Extra features are at affordable prices. You won't miss any of the features you were enjoying on Ning.
Jennifer Dorman

Going Paperless - A Collective Brainstorm - 23 views

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    I love this idea - public Google Doc with ideas for going paperless in the classroom.
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