Monthly Archives: March 2009

Archived video of “Stratepedia Depot: Best Practices” webinar now online

After a bit of a delay, archived video of the March 10 webinar Stratepedia Depot: Best Practices is now online at our webinars site. The clip is not quite an hour in length. There’s a bug on the webinars site … Read

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9 reasons for educators to use Twitter

Laura Walker has written a great post in her blog, listing nine great reasons why teachers should use Twitter. All excellent ideas, and not just for classroom educators.

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Get to know Twitter through these Twitter games

Have you joined the Twitter bandwagon, but aren’t quite sure how to put the increasingly-popular social messaging service to use? I’ve found that, with some technologies, the best gateway is through games. Get to know how something works in a … Read

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Library of Congress sharing audio archives in iTunes

In addition to sharing its collection of photography on Flickr, the Library of Congress has begun sharing audio archives via iTunes (note: this link will open iTunes on your computer). The files are free and, like the Flickr photograph additions, … Read

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Adding Tokbox to a course in the Learning Labs

In his latest webinar, Online Collaboration with Stratepedia Learning Labs, Aaron discussed using Tokbox as a collaboration tool amongst participants in a Learning Labs course.  A new lesson will be added to the Stratepedia Guidebooks to help course leaders incorporate … Read

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YouTube EDU: Academic content on YouTube under one roof

YouTube EDU highlights academic content from around the popular video sharing service. I don’t know how much of it would be applicable to K-12 learning, but it’s a very neat concept–especially considering that it was a volunteer effort by YouTube … Read

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Use Twitter to become a better writer

Copyblogger offers three ways in which Twitter will help you improve writing skills as you hone your message to 140 characters or less. Personally, I’m impressed when someone can be eloquent within this constraint and not resort to too much … Read

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Try visual web searches with Google’s “wonder wheel’

Google is currently experimenting with some new options for displaying search results. Google Blogscoped outlines these features, including filters to only show specific kinds of results or only show results created within a certain timeframe. The most compelling new feature, … Read

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“How Twitter Works” explains, well, how Twitter works.

I’m surprised someone hasn’t created something like this sooner: How Twitter Works is a nice compendium of all things Twitter. It’s got articles and videos like Lee LeFever’s “Twitter in Plain English”, but it’s not just for beginners–How Twitter Works … Read

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“Premium accounts” for Twitter is a hoax

There’s a gag going around today about a new “premium accounts” option for Twitter. It’s a hoax–at this time Twitter does not charge anyone for an account or any special level of service. Speaking of Twitter, I just got back … Read

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