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Turn student blogs into an online class community

Image by eyesplash Mikul via Flickr I have been interested in using blogging software to create online learning communities for a while now. This last year, I had students start Blogger.com, Tumblr.com, and Posterous.com blogs, then subscribed to all of their blog feeds with my

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Offline is the New Online

Image via CrunchBase Web 2.0 has beguiled us to forsake our old offline apps and turn to the online cloud for more and more of our data needs. CNET’s Buzz Out Loud podcast proclaimed that “Offline is the New Online” when Google Gears came out

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Why All Teachers should be Bloggers, too.

Image by Daniel F. Pigatto via Flickr I have spent my whole teaching career in small, high tech charter schools, and I have seen educational technology grow symbiotically alongside Web 2.0 advances. I have embraced blogs for their power to tackle a variety of classroom

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Google Picasa- A Lovable Alternative to iPhoto

Image via CrunchBase I really like a lot of things about Apple‘s iPhoto– it makes it easy to rip, organize, and upload your pictures. However, I HATE how it tries to keep me from knowing where my photo files are, and how it always wants

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Great Resources for FREE Software

Every time I get a new computer, I always visit these sites to stock up my computer with free goodies. Check it out! www.OpenSourceWindows.org www.OpenSourceMac.org www.osalt.com Pack.Google.com Labs.Google.com