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AzTEA web site
Westside web site
2010-11 Mission & Goals
Prior Westside Meeting Agendas
Prior Westside Workshops
Westside Chapter History
WOW Virtual Technology Conference 2011
Prior WOW Conferences
District Tech Admins-Working Document
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This is a "sandbox" for us to use to have fun exploring how easy it is to add content to a wikispace. Feel free to try out some of the various tools. A sandbox is a space to explore new technologies, to play if you will, with like-minded educators, to share ideas, ask questions, test-drive the technology in a friendly environment.
Sandbox--try some of these :-)
Skills you should learn (from left to right above) -- Oh and click floating toolbar before you start your sandbox time. Make each edit and save.
DON"T use underline -- just for hyperlinks.
Use the drop down box and change headings. Be sure to click save and look at it. See what happens with the table of contents.
Make a numbered list.
Make a bulleted list.
Make a hyperlink.
Break a hyperlink.
Play with the "picture" button.
Play with the "video" or "widget" button.
Ideas shared by teachers on a social networking wikispace created by
. Feel free to add to this list and share some of your own ideas for ways you might use social networking in your classroom.
You could also try to create a hyperlink with one of the websites mentioned below. :-)
Feel free to play around with the text and links below--it's just here to provide some content for editing and playing on a wikispace.
What is Social Networking?
Social networking is the process of initiating, developing and maintaining friendships and colleagial or professional relationships for mutual benefit. Current discussions surrounding social networking deal with web-based or technology-mediated tools, interactions, and related phenomena, but social networking occurs in many forms, including face to face.
Much technology-facilitated social networking is done in the form of person-to-person exchanges that can be classified as question and answer, point and counterpoint, announcement and support.
Technologies that facilitate social networking tend to emphasize ease of use, spontaneity, personalization, exchange of contacts, and low-end voyeurism.Some technologies that are often considered social networking technologies may not be socially oriented in and of themselves, but the communities that form around such technologies often demonstrate key elements of social networking (for example, the discussion communities that form around collaboratively authored wiki content).
Some examples of popular social networking technologies include:
asynchronous discussions via discussion boards or newsgroups
instant messaging, e.g. MSN, AIM, and ICQ
text-messaging or SMS
message logging and sharing, such as
document sharing and controlled collaborative authoring, such as
loosely structured collaborative authoring and information sharing, such as Wikipedia (I don't know if this is social enough)
photo sharing, such as
video sharing, such as YouTube and TeacherTube
blogs (life-sharing, news analysis, and editorializing)
online communities, such as Ning,
Second Life and Teen Second Life - sort of a combination of many of the above communication and collaborative tools
Classroom/Instructional uses and ideas for incorporating social networking (brainstorming-add your ideas)
Test for uploading and resizing images:
AzTEA Westside Logo
Phoenix Weather Forecast, AZ (85013)
Test for embedding a Livebinder
Classroom 2.0 Live May 2011
Embedding a Public Shelf for Classroom 2.0 LIVE
Vote for Your Top 10 LiveBinders
Steve Anderson's "Twitter in Education"
Dean Mantz's "E-Portfolio"
MsPrince's "Technology in Education"
2sparkley's "Cool Things for Websites"
KB Konnected's "Amazing Animal Webcams"
Steve Anderson's "QR Codes in Education"
Dean Mantz's "Digital Storytelling"
Audrey Lash's "Leveled Library and Resources"
MThornton's "Student Digital Textbooks"
Lori Orrell's "Julian Charter School - Parent Binder"
Mike Fisher's "iPads in Schools"
Toby Price's "MAPS for Students & Parents"
Kim Caise's "Connecting Classrooms Globally using Web Conferencing Tools"
Snowtiger's "How to build a Ladder"
Hope's "Art Education ACING"
Catherine Douthard's "Educational Websites for Elementary Parents"
Carolyn Starkey & Wendy Stephens's "eBooks and eReaders Go to School"
Doubletrkis's "Delightful Country Cookin' "
Michelle Green's "12 Ways to eLearning"
Temerick's "Share, Remix, Reuse: Creative Commons in Your Library"
Stephanies Gebhardt's "Museum Education"
Christopher Stefanski's "Free Online Resources"
Ann Marie Kennedy's "Fun Math Resources"
E Griffin's "Computer, Keyboard & Mouse Activities"
Nayoung144's "AT on the Cheap"
kbeane's "Science Games"
Create your own poll at Flisti.com
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"