Archive for January, 2009

Tech 20 Session 5

Author: GDhuyvetter

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

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This week’s links:

Free Blogs

Wordpress

www.wordpress.com

Blogger

www.blogger.com

Live Journal

http://www.livejournal.com/

Resources

Blogging in Plain English (video)

http://www.commoncraft.com/blogs

How to Create a Blog

http://www.2createawebsite.com/traffic/create-free-blog.html

Blogging for teachers

http://mark.blogspot.com/2005/03/blogging-for-teachers-part-1-what-are.html

Blog Rules for Educators

http://www.edtechmag.com/k12/issues/november-december-2006/blog-rules.html

Legal Guide for Bloggers

http://w2.eff.org/bloggers/lg/

50 Useful Blog Tips for Teachers

http://www.teachingtips.com/blog/2008/07/21/50-useful-blogging-tools-for-teachers/

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

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/k-12/2008/09/19/in-search-of-support-teachers-turn-to-blogging.html

We’re Ready for WCEA/WASC

Author: GDhuyvetter

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.

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Links for this presentation

Videos on this Subject

Copyright for Educators (series)

http://www.youtube.com/user/KOCETV

Copyright 101 for Teachers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzlry1c76nc

Creative Commons – Get Creative

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io3BrAQl3so

Other Resource Sites

Teacher First Resource Listings

http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=7493

When Published Works Pass into the Public Domain (Chart)

http://www.unc.edu/~unclng/public-d.htm

Creative Commons

http://creativecommons.org/

Creative Commons Search

http://search.creativecommons.org/

A Crash Course on Copyright

http://www.utsystem.edu/OGC/IntellectualProperty/cprtindx.htm#top

10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained

http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html