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NCETC2008 Presentation

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Main Presentation Outline


       I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

       Building Your Personal Learning Network

       Cindy Phthisic

       Edenton-Chowan Schools

       How Do You Connect?

       Why Connect?

       Global Tools

*       Microblogging Tools

*       Twitter – http://twitter.com

*       Plurk – http://www.plurk.com

*       www.edtechtalk.com

*       Blogs and RSS

       Connecting Locally

*       NC Edtech Chat

*       Result of Edubloggercon session at NCTIES (formerly NCAECT) in March 2008

*       Conversation focused on the need to communicate and collaborate

       What is the NC Edtech Chat?

*       Not an organization, but a conversation

*       A way for tech educators to stay connected

*       Tech educators from all over NC – currently over 40 educators in the group

How can you get connected?

       What is Skype?

*       Free software -  http://www.skype.com

*       Make voice calls, video calls, or chat free of charge from computer to computer

*       Paid plans allow calls to LAN lines and Cell phones

       Skype in Education

*       Globally connecting classrooms

*       Fostering communication and collaboration

*       Creating unique learning experiences

       Getting Started

*       Tutorials:

*       http://www.skype.com/help/guides/howtoskype/

*       http://www.skype.com/help/guides/

       Creating a Group Chat in Skype

*       In Skype 3.8

*       http://www.skype.com/help/guides/chats_windows/index.html

*       Beta Version

*       Click on Newà  group conversation

*       Add members

       Skype Etiquette

*       While in group chat try and keep conversation focused on topics of interest to group

*       Mind your manners

*       Chat history automatically saved – removing messages

*       You don’t always have to Skype someone when they are online





Opening Presentation Web links

          Free Web 2.0 Tools

          Our Session will begin at 9:15

          Global Classroom


        Free Moodle classroom for teachers



Free classroom blogging platform



          My Webspiration


Online graphic organizer from

Inspiration  -- FREE!!



Free online collaboration/

Desktop sharing tool



Present live and online complete with live chat

          Teacher Tube


Educational video warehouse

          Cam Studio


Free screen recording software

          Read Write Thing


Dozens of printable online activities

          Ed Tech Talk


Professional development network and webcasts

          Cover It Live

live blogging tool to use with your blog updates blog as you type


          Information from today’s session can be found at…





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