Resources for professional development 2.0


jlearn2.0 blog: www.etheoreal.com/jlearn2.0

List of Presentation Links

Links to get you started….

Blogs

Avi Chai educational technology blogs: http://edtechexp.blogspot.com
jlearn2.0: http://www.etheoreal.com/jlearn2.0
Muse for Jews: http://museforjews.com
New Jewish Education: www.newjewisheducation.blogspot.com
SchmoozeEd (Lookstein): http://schmoozed.lookstein.org

Free blog sites

Blogger: http://blogger.com
Classroom Blogmeister: http://classblogmeister.com (for educators)
Edublogs: http://edublogs.org (for educators)
WordPress: http://wordpress.com
Others….

Education blog sites

EduBlogger: http://edublogger.org

Wikis

Debbie Harris’s wikis: http://museforjews.com http://caje-tech.wikispaces.com
...includes Plugging in Your Religious School: http://caje-tech.wikispaces.com/Plugging+in+Your+Religious+School and how-to sessions on blogging, wikis, PowerPoint, and being a Web Mensch
International Collaborative Literature Project: http://jerusalem.wikispaces.com
Israel Faces: http://israel-faces.wikispaces.com
Jewish Schools Library: http://jewishschoollibraries.pbwiki.com/FrontPage
Parsha Wiki: http://nc-parsha.wikispaces.com
Teacherlibrarianwiki: http://teacherlibrarianwiki.pbwiki.com

Free wiki sites

pbwiki: http://pbwiki.com/education.wiki
wikispaces: http://wikispaces.com
Wetpaint: www.wetpaint.com
Others…

Social Networks

Classroom 2.0: http://classroom20.ning.com
TeacherLibrarianNetwork: http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com
TorahTech (ning): http://torahtech.ning.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com See also Hebrew Names for Facebook
Google maps (geo-mapping): google earth: http://earth.google.com

Free social networks

ning: http://ning.com

Podcasts

EdTechTalk: www.edtechtalk.com
iTunes ; iTunes university: www.itunes.com
Nextbook: www.nextbook.org
Teachers Teaching Teachers: http://teachersteachingteachers.org
Temple Sinai in Roslyn: www.templesinairoslyn.com/prayers.htm
Torah podcast: www.kimitzion.org Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel

Social Bookmarking

Furl: http://www.furl.net
Del.icio.us: http://del.icio.us See Nancy White's bookmarks at http://del.icio.us/choconancy

Presentation Tools

Animato: http://animoto.com See especially Kita 12-2 Neveh Channah Israel Trip: http://animoto.com/play/1d79e06550cd0c9a6ea3676aadbf5352
Elluninate: www.elluminate.com
Skrbl: www.skrbl.com
Slideshare Social Software and the Day School Librarian: www.slideshare.net/wasagooze/social-software-and-the-day-school-librarian/
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com See especially Exploring Virtual Worlds panel as an example and for information on Second Life (http://voicethread.com/#u2350.b8878.i69787)

Central Repositories - Online Resource Centers

CAJE: www.caje.org
Chinuch.org www.chinuch.org
JESNA: www.jesna.org
Jewish Agency: www.jafi.org.il/education/index1.html
Lookstein: www.lookstein.org
ReadWriteThink: www.readwritethink.org
Verizon Thinkfinity:www.thinkfinity.org

Video and Image Sharing

Flickr: http://flickr.com
Jewish Television Network www.jewishtvnetwork.com
Sderot: City Under Siege http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8783551976967106643&q=sderot&total=353&start=0&num=100&so=0&type=search&plindex=5
TeacherTube: www.teachertube.com
YouTube Schechtervision: www.youtube.com/user/schechtervision

Publishing

Lulu: www.lulu.com

Aggregators

Bloglines: www.bloglines.com
Google Reader tour: www.google.com/help/reader/tour.html
RSS feeds: http://rssfeeds.com

Elearning

Discovery Education webinars (free): see Discovery Educator Blog for dates: http://community.discoveryeducation.com
ISTE webinars www.iste.org one series focusing on integrating technology into the curriculum, another series highlighting specific tools
JSkyway http://jskyway.com
Lookstein webinars : www.lookstein.org
PBS TeacherLine: http://teacherline.pbs.org/teacherline
TechLearning webinars: www.techlearning.com/techwebinar ; http://www.techlearning.com/just_in_time_info
Torah Skills moodle site: http://torahskills.org/moodle by Rabbi Tzvi Daum
Virtual Beit Midrash: www.vbm-torah.org/courses.htm (email list, word docs)

Elearning Platforms (course management systems)

Ecto learning management system: www.ectolearning.com
moodle: http://moodle.org

Conferences

K-12 Online Learning Conference http://k12onlineconference.org (podcasts, video) - online conference
CAJE32: www.caje.org
NECC sponsored by ISTE: www.iste.org

Voice Communication

Skype: www.skype.com (also chat mode)
Jajah: www.jajah.com

Forums (discussion boards)

FreeForums.org: www.freeforums.org
google groups: http://groups.google.com
yahoo groups: http://groups.yahoo.com

Books and Publications

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms by Will Richardson, Corwin Press, 2006.
Classroom Blogging: A Teacher’s Guide to Blogs, Wikis, and Other Tools that are Shaping a New Information Landscape, 2nd Edition, by David F. Warlick, Landmark Project, 2007.
Web 2.0 Coming of Age:An introduction to the NEW Worldwide Web, by Terry Freedman (Ed), 2006, available from http://www.shambles.net/web2/comingofage

Jewish Education News, published by CAJE; issue on "Landscape of 21st Century Jewish Education," Jewish Education News, Summer 2007
White Paper: Jewish Learning in the Digital Age, published by the BJE of Greater NY, authored by Caren N. Levine
Others…

Tutorials

Common Craft Show

Collaborative Google Presentation about Creating Google Presentations, by educators
(read the story behind this project, "And the Walls Came Tumbling Down," as told by Vicky Davis, one of the authors)

Room 208 Podcast Video on Podcasting: http://bobsprankle.com/podcasts/0506/rm208vodcast.mov

Other Tools

Freelists, free internet mailing lists
WizIQ, free online elearning application


Lists of Favorite Web 2.0 Tools

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: BestoftheWeb: My Most Useful Tools
Top 100 Tools for Learning by Popularity; Top 100 Tools for Learning by Category; Top 100 Tools for Learning by Learning Professionals

Acceptable Use Policies / Responsible Use Policies

See jlearn2.0 article for resources and examples

Articles

7 Things You Should Know About (Educause series): including blogs, wikis, rss feeds, facebook, data visualization, digital storytelling, etc.
Educause Review, September/October 2007 issue Back To School: It's All About the Faculty, see especially "Wikis and Podcasts and Blogs! Oh, My! What Is a Faculty Member Supposed to Do?" by Patricia McGee and Veronica Diaz

73 and Loaded with Friends on Facebook, New York Times, October 14, 2007
CYBERFAMILIAS: You Virtually Had to Be There, New York Times, October 11, 2007
In Some Schools, iPods are Required Listening, New York Times, October 9, 2007
New Social Sites Cater to People of a Certain Age, New York Times, September 12, 2007 ("Older People are Sticky")

Cartoons

Doonesbury September 9, 2007, Jeff's busy day, our notions of work
On Facebook... June 23, 2007, Social Signal cartoon

Videos

Medieval Help Desk (NRK)
Originally created as a skit for the show, "Øystein og jeg" in 2001, the clip remains humorous and relevant. In addition to its entertainment value, the video makes a good trigger for professional development sessions or discussions about the evolution of text and technologies (in this case, from "paper rolls" - that is, scrolls - to the book). It could also be used to start a dialogue between tech support and the people who use them...

Slideshare Presentations

Developing the Global Student V2 by Kim Cofino
21st Century Educator by Kim Cofino

Presentations by Caren

Link to ADCA Presentation: www.etheoreal.com/jlearn2.0.pdf