Just some of the cool things possible... See "Resources" for many more ideas...

Set up Your Own Wikispace

1. Go to EduWikiTorial page. Watch the first video tutorial called "What's a Wiki?"

2. Go to the Wikispace homepage. Click on "Take a Tour".

3. Read the pdf file "wikihowto"

4. Add your link to the class wiki.


Article on wikis


Set up Your Own Blog

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

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

http://trainingvideos.hscs.wmin.ac.uk/blogger/index.html


Article on blogs



Flickr Activities


Introduce Yourself!

1. Look at the introduction of my friend Keith!

see it on photobucket!(not blocked in the UAE)


Now listen to it! :-D

keithintro.wav

(try saving it to your desktop first!)

2. Interview, then write an for your partner.

3. Set up your ownPhotobucket.com account.

4. Take a picture! http://www.skype.com/help/guides/videosnapshot/yourself.html

4. Post to your Flicker account.



Flickr Tell a Story in 5 Frames http://flickr.com/groups/visualstory/

only pictures - respond to others


Flickr Six Word Story http://www.flickr.com/groups/sixwordstory/

6 words to tell a picture's story


Pictures with Stories Flickr Group http://www.flickr.com/groups/stories/

5 sentences or more to tell a picture's story


Take Some Pictures and Tell Us about Them

http://www.flickr.com/photos/86013963@N00/

Take a look at Garry Wilmore's Fickr account. He is an amateur photographer who is obviously very enthusiastic about his hobby. Look at the bottom of page, where you can see that he has more than 1,500 photos with descriptions in his account. Browse through the pages and see how his life and passions are reflected in his work.



Introduce Yourself / Your Family

http://www.scrapblog.com/tour/tour.aspx

http://www.amiglia.com/intro/

http://www.myheritage.com/

http://www.livingmemory.com/default.aspx

http://www.ourstory.com/

http://www.glogster.com/edu/

http://gothgirl.glogster.com/My-Video-Hello-From-Oz/ (using video in Glogster)

http://www.geni.com/home


Introduce Your Country / Culture / City

http://www.ireport.com

http://www.seemyculture.com/

http://voicethread.com/#q.b45226.i236806

http://www.ecpod.com/

http://www.communitywalk.com/

http://www.panoramio.com/


Start a Group Photo / Video Album / Make a Slide Show

http://photobucket.com

http://photopeach.com/

http://education.animoto.com/casestudies.html#top


Watch / Present a Slide Show to the Class

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/multimedia/index.html

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/08/31/travel/0831-CORSICA_index.html

lighter subjects are available as well :-) for example: "On the Street | ManHATtan" (some slide shows have audio)

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/30/fashion/20080830-street/index.html?ref=multimedia

http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/fashion/20080713_STREET_FEATURE/index.html


1. Answer these questions:


2. Discuss your reactions as a class.


Understand The Story Process


Analyze Movies

1. Watch short films.

http://www.storycenter.org/stories/index.php?cat=4

http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/collection.php?collectionID=7

http://www.youthspace.net/

http://www.digitalstories.org/

(go to "Student Videos" link)


1. Answer these questions:


2. Discuss your reactions as a class.



Watch / Learn / Make a PowerPoint Presentation

http://nortellearnit.org/technology/PowerPoint_Presentations/

http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=3e2d61891b1e4051ef75



Animation

http://blabberize.com/

http://walkers.co.uk/funstuff/spudyourself.html

http://www.comeeko.com/

http://comiqs.com/

http://www.dvolver.com/live/movies-183265

http://sketchcast.com

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com

http://www.bombaytv

**http://goanimate.com/intro**

**http://www.xtranormal.com/**

**http://www.zimmertwins.com/**

**http://www.kerpoof.com/teach?c=ideas**

(click on Kerpoof Home to see homepage – top left)

**http://digitalfilms.com/index.php**



Talk

yackpack.com

http://yackpack.com/videos/YPIntro20060807/YPIntro20060807.html

http://www.snapyap.com/

Twitter.com

http://www.skrbl.com/

http://www.yaplet.com/

http://todaysmeet.com/

http://www.scribblar.com



Self Study

http://www.elllo.org/

http://www.livemocha.com/

http://eslvideo.com/

http://en.yappr.com


Develop Media-rich Web Content

http://www.apture.com/tour/4/

http://www.dipity.com/

http://www.yourminis.com/


Teach The World How to Do Something!

http://www.monkeysee.com/

http://www.viewdo.com/

http://www.videojug.com/

http://www.expertvillage.com/

http://www.aetv.com/videos/extras.jsp?bcpid=1649965317&bclid=1643966828&bctid=1640111315

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/pac_ctnt_988/text/0,2496,HGTV_22056_60671,00.html



Cook Something!

http://www.imcooked.com/

http://www.tastyfood.tv/index.php

http://activecooks.ning.com/

http://flavorshare.ning.com/video/video

http://www.bigoven.com/videoresultspage.aspx


Review a product

"buying a headphone1"

"buying a headphone2"

"buying a heaphone3"

"buying a headphone4"

"buying a heaphone5"

"buying a heaphone6"


Write a News Article to Accompany a Slide Show

http://video.on.nytimes.com/?fr_story=d05b45ad5fa6e81d484a03acced0ac0747838523

"Saudi Love":

http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/world/series/generation_faithful/index.html

Blog in Arabic

http://blogs.albawaba.com/nytmiddleeast



Respond to a Video News Report

http://inthefield.blogs.cnn.com/

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0511/feature3/multimedia.html

Produce a Video News Report

http://video.on.nytimes.com

http://www.ireport.com/index.jspa

http://english.aljazeera.net/your_views/



Write a Travel Article to Accompany a Slide Show

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/05/04/travel/0504-36HOURS_index.html

http://travel.nytimes.com/2008/05/04/travel/04hours.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1210766806-YMHQ23LcshZAEQmiiE85pQ

http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/europe/greece/athens/overview.html


Create a Video / Travel Documentary

http://www.travelistic.com/

http://www.travelpod.com

http://www.travelvj.com/

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/07/15/us/20080715_WPA_FEATURE.html


Going Down the Road, July 15, 2008

"This is the first in a series of interactive maps that revisit some of the states and landmarks in the American Guide Series of books, produced during the Great Depression by the Federal Writers’ Project. Writers and photographers were dispatched to outposts and urban areas to create the guide, which has become part of the canon of American travel writing. Related Article"

Investigate a Subject / Produce a Documentary

http://www.switch.tv/think/documentary

http://freedocumentaries.org/index.php

comprehensive, full-length, free documentaries

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/video/

watch trailers of full-length films

http://tv.oneworld.net/tv/about-owtv?intro_option1.x=88&intro_option1.y=8

http://tv.oneworld.net/2007/09/26/Breadmakers/ (10 minute example)


Develop a Public Service Announcement

http://ctb1.ku.edu/tools/sub_section_main_1065.htm

What is a Public Service Announcement?

http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?itemID=195

example lesson of PSA from Apple

http://youthforhumanrights.org/watchads/index.html

Youth For Human Rights PSA



Narrate a Personal / Community Story

http://www.storycenter.org/stories/index.php?cat=4

http://www.digitales.us/

numerous resources / for examples, try drop down box "Story Keepers' Gallery"

http://untoldstories.eu/eng/Stories

http://story-box.co.uk/index.php

Check out "Grab a Granny", among others...

(find stories that have a small tv/play button icon - this means it is a video).


Blog / Start a Live Video Broadcast

http://www.dailyidea.tv/

http://www.vodcasts.tv/

http://www.ustream.tv/

http://www.blogtv.com/

http://www.vidblogs.com/

http://community.vlogmap.org/

http://www.muslimvideo.com/tv/

(upload / live shows)

http://muslimcafe.tv

(live shows only)



Video Link / Collaborate with Another Class

http://www.isighted.com/

for Apple

http://ali.apple.com/ali_sites/hpli/exhibits/1001371/Resources.html

numerous links / resources for video conferencing


http://www.slf.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/etandem/etindex-en.html

http://www.slf.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/email/stats-eng.html

http://www.global-leap.com/


Participate in a Web 2.0 Discovery Class

students choose / investigate / evaluate / present / teach Web 2.0 applications

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/browse/type:1/cat:92?sort=popular

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5648

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/138

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3615

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3481

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/534

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3262

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8090

capture fox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5685

share video with vodpod.com

http://www.youtube.com/t/annotations_about

create and account / annotate youtube videos