Another great resource wiki can be found here and here. Link to Gates workshop wiki.

Using journler for class collaboration:

http://wiki.journler.com/index.php?title=Main_Page

Links:

http://edublogs.tv/
http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/
http://www.go2web20.net/ Web 2.0 resources list
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/about/websites-of-the-year/ Best of 2007 educator sites
Gmail tips and tricks
http://jsdesl.wikispaces.com/ESL Toolbox
Classroom Instruction that works

Program information:

To compress iMovie:
  1. Go to file and then export.
  2. In the dropdown, choose web (not iweb).
  3. Click share.
  4. Save as…where: save to desktop.

For power point:

  1. Set your timings for each slide.
  2. Go to file – make movie.
  3. Save as where: to the desktop.

How to get a temporary email to set up for web 2.0 apps

http://slopsbox.com/
http://www.mintemail.com/
http://2prong.com/
http://www.guerrillamail.com/
http://10minutemail.com/10MinuteMail/index.html

Mac shortcuts
apple, shift, and 4 will take a screenshot

So many tools - what do you do?: Decide what it is that you want and then decide your mission and the tool that works. Common idea is the place that the students can own for their learning.

de.licio.us - create a class account and a password to send feeds to students

Twitter is creating your ideal faculty lounge.

Pownce - http://www.pownce.com/ - can send files, backchannels, have conversations

Just take a little time a day for professional development



How to do specific search:

What needs to happen is to do a domain specific search. Searching only
sites that end in ".tr" (or Turkey). Go to http://altavista.com and enter "host:tr pope speech" as his search
term. That narrowed the results to just Turkey. That was the best way
to get Turkey's reaction -- find out what they are saying in Turkey only.