What’s New in Web 2.0–Randy Rodgers

Randy Rodgers
Dwight Goodwin

Remember the Milk:
task organizer. iPhone/iTouch app and webpage. High school student as a tool to organize themselves.

Evernote
Notetaking tool. Webpages, Photos, Type notes, audio notes. Webpage and iTouch/iPhone sync. Also downloadable app for Mac and PC.
WE USE THIS WITH A SINGLE LOG-IN FOR TECH DEPT.

Drop.io
Way to share files with anyone you want via the internet. Web, email, phone, fax and more. Aides in file too large for email attachment

Remobo
Create private network between invided computers. Alternative to Go2MyPC, but free. Remote control, private file sharing, creae a rivate network, run any app.

Mindmeister
Mind mapping tool. Collaborative mind mapping tool.

myWebspiration
same company as Inspiration. Webbased.

Diigo
On-line bookmarking. similar to Delicous. Randy has switch since NECC last year. Can create good by school, dept, etc. Can import Delicous bookmarks. Can also annotate webpages.
I BOUNCE BETWEEN DIIGO. ALSO GREAT FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS.

MeBeam.com
video conference room. multi-location video conference. cannot share desktop. simply video conference and simple tool. teacher afraid of tech at Birdville enjoy.

Viddler
video hosting site.

Selfcast
Similar to uStream. can create a custom channel. powerful medium.

Mogulus
similar to uStream. multiple camera can be used. a bit more advanced. great for high school use of news broadcast, etc.

Qik
live stream via cell phone.

Now switching to Dwight, Google king.

Google Custom Search Enginge.
Built own custom search engine.
Only searches website you deem as safe.
No ads in the search, for non-profits

Google Doc
Presentation, Spreadsheet, Word Document. Survey.
Survey is like free version of Survey Monkey.
I AM IN THE PROCESS OF IMPORTING ALL MY DOCS TO GOOGLE DOCS. PORTABLE AND SHAREABLE

Google Sites
Wiki. Good for classroom use.

Google Picasa
If making Photo Story, use Photo Story
Uploading photo, this is a great app. Able to tag photo, can make movie. Post to site. Can open of limit who can view.

Google Image Search

Google Knol
Wikipedia by Google. Wikipedia still better resource. Knol still being developed. This good be incentive for students to publish.

Google Video Conferencing
Better quality than previous version of Skype. Has not tried 5.0 version. Less features, but better quality.

Google Texting
Text message from Google account. Send a text from Gmail account to cell phone.

Google News
news archive search. some cost but you can get 1960s NY Times for $3.  Similar to microfish. Can scroll through news paper.

Google Book search
Can put in line from book. Locates the book. If past copyright, you get the entire book.

Back to Randy
posterous
blog by email. publish post automatically. photo, links embedded.
when you get a comment, your email gets a comment

Yammer
Twitter type application. Can create group based upon email addresses. If someone creates account with email address, they automatically become part of group.

Bookglutton
Create a conversation on a book. You can upload your own material if you have an online book.  Some books that are already in school curriculum.

The Broth
Create artwork collaboratively.

Snapily.com
photo site. DID NOT GET TO WRITE DOWN INFO, BUT GREAT CROWD RESPONSE.

Pixelpipe
Instant sharing of images to multiple accounts. Twitter, etc.

Sliderocket
Enhance presenations. Things PPT can not do.

VerbaLearn
–SAT work practices

Forvo
–ability to hear words in the native tongue of language across the globe.

Cloudo
–cloud computing.  vitual desktop. a must if you are tyring to stay ahead of the curve.

Popfly
–programming languages, mash-ups, games

Tikatok
–children book publishing site. can create their own book, illustrations, etc.

Flogram
–presentation combining text, images, PPT, audio,etc

OUTSTANDING PRESENTATION AS ALWYAS. LOTS TO REVIEW AFTER THE CONFERENCE. OR MAYBE ONCE I FINISH MY PRESENATION FOR TOMORROW.

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One Response to What’s New in Web 2.0–Randy Rodgers

  1. Neal says:

    Hi Randy,

    Thanks for mentioning Tikatok. Are you working on a book project?

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