Archive for June, 2008

My Oats

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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www.myoats.com

Myoats is a place where people can create, download & showcase beautiful designs. The Most Liked designs are pushed up by user’s opinion.

iCue – U.S. Political Process

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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www.icue.com

iCue is a web  site developed by NBC to provide:

  • A fun, innovative learning environment, built around video from the NBC News Archives
  • Videos, games and activities correlated to courses in U.S. History, U.S. Government and Politics, English Language Arts and Composition, and more
  • A community of friends and learners engaged in discussion around academics, current events, and important issues
  • A collection of Video Cue Cards, with thousands of video clips, from the NBC News archives wrapped in a tradeable, interactive virtual card.

Dipity

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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www.dipity.com

Dipity is the easiest way to make and share interactive timelines about people and things you care about.

Twistory

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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http://twistory.net

Twistory is a Twitter mashup allowing you to easily subscribe to your backlog using your favorite desktop of web calendar tool.

Grazr

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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www.grazr.com

Grazr allows combine RSS feeds into one list that can be published on your classroom web site.

Mento

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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www.mento.info

Mento is for sharing web links. Mento creates a button on your browser and allows you to save, share, and get feedback on web sites that you have shared with others.

Firefly

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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www.firef.ly

Add a chat capaiblities to any web site.  Visit there demo site to fully understand the concept. I was thinking this might actually be useful in classroom situations were all students are using laptops and the teacher is requesting feedback from students via the laptops.

Brightkite

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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http://brightkite.com

What is brightkite? Location based social networking. Discover who visits your favorite places. See where your friends are and what they’re up to, in real time.

MERLOT

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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http://www.merlot.org/merlot/materials.htm?pageSize=&page=2&

MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, searchable collection of peer reviewed and selected higher education, online learning materials, catalogued by registered members and a set of faculty development support services. MERLOT’s vision is to be a premiere online community where faculty, staff, and students from around the world share their learning materials and pedagogy.

MERLOT’s strategic goal is to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning by increasing the quantity and quality of peer reviewed online learning materials that can be easily incorporated into faculty designed courses.