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KidBlog: A Guide for Beginners 
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Led by a guide dog, children will explore the basic KidBlog interface. This podcast begins with the basics: finding the site, logging in, getting to know the workspace, and creating a new post.  


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KidBlog: How to Lose Your Readers
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Rusty the guide dog explains what not to do when creating a blog post. Topics include using all caps, copying and pasting text from other websites, using poor grammar, and more.


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KidBlog: Embedding HTML into Posts
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Learn how to spice up your posts by embedding videos, Wordles, Vokis, and more in the third episode of KidBlog! Rusty the guide dog will help you through the process of embedding HTML codes into KidBlog posts. 


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Kidblog: Inserting Hyperlinks into a Blog Post
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This is the second video in a series dedicated to helping users navigate and use Kidblog. Rusty the guide dog will show users how to add hyperlinks to their posts. 


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Adobe Captivate Tutorial 2
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This short video will be the 2nd in a series of tutorials designed to introduce the beginner to Adobe Captivate 5.5. Adobe Captivate is a great program to create software demonstrations, simulations, and interactive e-learning content.  In this tutorial I will show you how to create a presentation by importing an existing PowerPoint file.  I will show you how to link and edit the presentation, and how to add /edit background audio.


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Adobe Captivate Tutorial 3
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This short video will be the 3rd in a series of tutorials designed to introduce the beginner to Adobe Captivate 5.5. Adobe Captivate is a great program to create software demonstrations, simulations, and interactive e-learning content.  In this tutorial I will show you how to add/edit text, add interactive buttons & click boxes, add slide sound & narration, add video, and demonstrate how to use the zoom function for your project.


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Adobe Captivate Tutorial 1
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This short video will be the 1st in a series of tutorials designed to introduce the beginner to Adobe Captivate 5.5. Adobe Captivate is a great program to create software demonstrations, simulations, and interactive e-learning content.  In this tutorial, I will briefly go over the workspace, how to set preferences, adjust individual slide properties, add, delete, duplicate, & re-order slides, add images and simple animation to a presentation.  I’ll also show you how to preview your project.


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40 Webtools for the Classroom: Episode 2
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This series of podcasts will introduce you to some of the best web 2.0 tools you can use in your classroom to foster creativity, communication, and collaboration.


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40 Webtools for the Classroom: Episode 3
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This series of podcasts will introduce you to some of the best web 2.0 tools you can use in your classroom to foster creativity, communication and collaboration.


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40 Webtools for the Classroom: Episode 4
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This series of podcasts will introduce you to some of the best web 2.0 tools you can use in your classroom to foster creativity, communication and collaboration.


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Making the Most out of Learning with Web 2.0 Technologies - Part 1 (Prezi)
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Since technology is an excellent tool that can be used to enhance the learning process for all students, I have developed a series of podcasts that will introduce you to four Web 2.0 tools.  When these tools are integrated into the learning environment, the possibilities for collaboration and creativity are endless.  This first podcast will introduce you to Prezi, a new and innovating application editor that allows you to create presentations similar to PowerPoint.


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40 Webtools for the Classroom:  Episode 1
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This series of podcasts will introduce you to some of the best web 2.0 tools you can use in your classroom to foster creativity, communication and collaboration.


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Air Pollution
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This podcasts describes the causes and effects of air pollution.  It was created by high school students.


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All About Animal Skeletons
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This Podcast is sample of a student-generated project that describes the basic characteristics of the Kingdom Animalia. Students are placed in cooperative groups and assigned one of the basic characteristics of the kingdom. (Skeletal, reproductive, method of fertilization, body symmetry,body coverings and locomotion) Students then research their characteristic and use digital cameras to collect pictures of animals that represent these traits. Students can also collect pictures from the Internet to complete missing representatives. Cooperative groups then work together to create a Podcast.


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Spanish Travel Podcast 
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Each student was assigned a different Spanish speaking city to research and create a podcast. The students played the role of a tour guide inviting students to travel to their assigned location. They gathered information and created a story board and narrative in order to complete the podcast. These were shown to all of the Spanish classes throughout the semester. 


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A Few of Our Favorite Things...
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Technology can launch new ideas and engage students in interactive learning environments. This podcast spends time exploring different types of technology that can be used in the classroom to excite students and take learning to a new level. By using 21st Century technology in the classroom, teachers are given the opportunity to create lessons that encourage students to work together and use more reasoning skills. Technology also saves prep time and allows more time for focusing on the students. We hope you enjoy taking a look and also listening to a few of our favorite things that we think enhance instruction and help prepare students for the 21st century.  


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Digital Tools/Storytelling/Animoto
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Create and upload video and pictures to share on the Internet.

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Glogster
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Glogster EDU connects teachers to their students with Web 2.0 multi-sensory learning experiences that can be easily integrated into traditionally text-oriented subjects. Glogster is a tool that allows users to create posters to express information. They are multi-media posters that can include text, images, and video. Students will also love to create their own glogs! Instead of printing our pictures and messing with scissors and glue, images and video can be added right to their glogs. They can express an event in history, a science concept, characters in a story, or math concepts.Educators who use Glogster EDU have access to a wide range of creative resources, differentiated instructional activities, assessment opportunities, and so much more. To sign up, visit http://edu.glogster.com. You may also visit our class glog at http://kerrymoore.edu.glogster.com.

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Wikis In Plain English
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TeacherTube video from CommonCraft explaining how wikis work. Runtime 3:51

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