Monthly Archives: May 2011

Why, where, how to blog

Blogs are a great communication tool. If you are still confused about what a blog is exactly, watch this video. Blogs can be used to provide instructional information to your students that they can access anywhere and can be used … Continue reading

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Wiki privacy

I just got the following email from Laura H: Hi All, One of my kids Googled her name last week and found a link to one of my Wiki pages where she had posted the draft of her debating speech. … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a blog and a wiki?

The people at the internet have created these videos to tell us in plain English (albeit with a fairly strong American accent) what a wiki is and what a blog is. Blogs: Wikis: The differences Even though the two are both ways to … Continue reading

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Black belt Google

I just found out about this one from Judy O’Connell’s blog Hey Jude. In her most recent post she talks about Google Images’ new sorting function (and our responsibility as educators to inform our students of their responsibilities as users of … Continue reading

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Online Student Profiles

The Guidelines We have created some guidelines to make it easier to get students working online. These are published in full at the bottom of this post and also available in the publications area of eWorkspace. Use eWorkspace By far … Continue reading

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Tablet Kung Fu

At today’s PLT meeting we discussed a number of tools for use with the tablet PCs. In particular we discussed the snipping tool and problem solver, YouCam, writing on PowerPoint presentations and also the functions of the buttons on the … Continue reading

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Maintaining your online profile

To view the presentation slides for the talk on maintaining your online profile at Google Docs, click here. For the notes on the talk, click here.

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Uploading Videos to YouTube, etc.

Important! Before you upload anything it is important to note that, while the students have consented to having their images published on the Aitken College website, we do not have permission to show them on third-party websites. Uploading Videos Creating … Continue reading

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