Archive for January, 2009

Tech 20 Session 5

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Creating Your Own Blog with Wordpress

January 29, 2009

Everyone should try her or his hand at blogging.  Blogging allows you to share your thoughts, experience, and expertise with the world and to connect with people of similar interests



This week’s links:

Free Blogs



Live Journal


Blogging in Plain English (video)

How to Create a Blog

Blogging for teachers

Blog Rules for Educators

Legal Guide for Bloggers

50 Useful Blog Tips for Teachers

Article:  Values and Difficulties with Teacher Blogs (Us News and World Reports)

We’re Ready for WCEA/WASC

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Overheard in the LeVecke center:

Tech 20 Session 4

Author: GDhuyvetter

Copyright and Fair Use: My Life in Crime

January 15, 2009

Issues regarding copyright and fair use have become more challenging for teachers in an era of easy access and digital duplication.

This session dicusses the definitions and rules for appropriate fair use in an educational environment.  Also introduced is the concept of Creative Commons and what these new licenses might mean for educators.


Links for this presentation

Videos on this Subject

Copyright for Educators (series)

Copyright 101 for Teachers

Creative Commons – Get Creative

Other Resource Sites

Teacher First Resource Listings

When Published Works Pass into the Public Domain (Chart)

Creative Commons

Creative Commons Search

A Crash Course on Copyright

10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained