This is a nice history of Wikipedia by its founder, Jimmy Wales.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Friday, January 28, 2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
Ok, Qwiki now lets one embed code into a blog or even to take a link even if you aren't part of the pilot. In other words, you could put this link for Antietam on your student site and have your students answer questions. Above is the embedded Qwiki search for it.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
MLK, Jr. It is only in the "alpha" stage which means you can sign up to get permission (it takes a day) and then show your students whatever you want. To see my MLK link, you need to be logged into the account (which, again, you can get in under 24 hours), but otherwise, here are some examples.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
This is a site that lets you enter in your questions and answers for jeopardy and it instantly creates the game for you. You then store it on their site and can see what others have developed. Here are other games you can use like Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, Wheel of Fortune and $25,000 Pyramid.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Monday, January 3, 2011
One of the fastest growing companies on the Internet is BitTorrent. It allows you and others to download huge files very quickly. This would allow your students, for example, to work on a video together that one of them uploaded onto say Youtube.com. The video above explains it. The downside is that you (or your students) will have to download a small file and not all schools allow this without permission.