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Web 2.0 tools are increasing exponentially in number on the Internet. Students are motivated because communication is participative and two-way.Universal tools:a) Collaborative Tools; b) Computer Utilities; c) Content Sharing; d) Conversations; e) Social Bookmarks; f) Reference ResourcesSubject-specific integration:a) General Curricula; b) Fine Arts; c) Language Arts; d) Language Development; e) Mathematics; f) Science; g) Social StudiesFeatured Web 2.0 tools:a) Firefox and Firefox Add-ons; b) ZamZar; c) Resizr; d) Jing; e) Google Docs; f) Wikis; g) Educational CyberPlayGround; h) Audacity; i) Flickr; j) Picnik; k) VoiceThread; l) Animoto; m) One True Media; n) Fliggo and Flickr Video; o) Tiny Chat; p) Twitter; q) DeliciousThis eBook is accompanied by a collection of support files in a Zip file.
A clear and concise introduction to the features and capabilities of the most commonly-used program for creating Web sites. Dr. Abrams walks you step-by-step through building a sophisticated Web site.Topics include:a) Previewing Finished Site in Your Web Browser; b) Defining Your Site; c) Loading a Page; d) Creating a New Page: cover letter; e) Cascading Style Sheets: cover letter; f) Formatting the Background: cover letter; g) Changing Colors, Styles, & Fonts: resume; h) Formatting Lists: cover letter; i) Adding External Links: project; j) Setting Anchors: resume; k) Working with Images: project; l) Working in HTML: project; m) Inserting an Audio or Video Clip; n) Building Tables: index; o) Posting Your SiteThis eBook is accompanied by a collection of templates, support files, and examples in a 4.7 MB Zip file.
Moodle is a great solution for getting your classes into an online learning environment that you can design and modify.Topics:a) Creating profiles; b) Course navigation; c) Course administration; d) Using the calendar; e) Uploading files; f) Editing pages; g) Assigning roles; h) Creating and managing a gradebook; i) Course logs and reports; j) Adding text and web pages; k) Linking to files and web sites; l) Creating activities; m) Assignments; n) Quiz; o) Lesson; p) Forum; q) Choice; r) Glossary; s) Wiki; t)DatabaseBenefits:a) Students access course from anywhere online; b) Upload and share materials; c) Give quizzes and tests online; d) Online discussions; e) Work collaboratively; f) Assign, review and grade assignments onlineThis eBook is accompanied by a collection of templates, support files, and examples in a 4.5 MB Zip file.
Accompanying Zip file contains more than 50 examples.Activity-based approach to learning:a) Word; b) Excel; c) PowerPoint; d) Publisher; e) Access; f) OutlookThis quick-paced, hands-on guide is designed for:a) Busy teachers; b) Educators; c) Parents, d) Students; e) Student teachers; f) Technology support specialistsCreate:a) Slide shows; b) Photo albums; c) Screen savers; d) Newsletter; e) Brochures; f) GraphsFeatures:a) Step-by-step tutorials; b) More than 35 projects; c) Easy-to-follow organization; d) Helpful tips, notes, and objectives; e) Assumes no prior knowledge with program; f) Pictures with easy-to-read, concise directions; g) Activities most frequently used in the classroom and homeRequires Microsoft Office 2010 software (not included). This eBook is accompanied by a collection of templates, support files, and examples in a 435.6 MB Zip file.
Visions #1 Best Seller! Google offers a multitude of terrific tools that can be used to enhance both teaching and learning. The tools are powerful, user-friendly, and FREE! This book highlights many of these tools and provides clever ideas for using them in the classroom.The newly updated Fourth Edition provides new screen shots and instructions for: a) updated interface and menus for all Google tools; b) Google Advanced Search options; c) completely new Blogger interface; d) student blogging guidelines; e) updated Google Calendar options; f) new Google Docs features; and g) updated sharing and publishing options for Google Docs.