Share and Share Alike:Cool Communication and Collaboration Tools
Jan Harding, Macomb ISDInteractive Learning Consultantwww.21things4teachers.netwww.21things4administrators.netwww.21things4students.net
21things4students21things4teachers21things4administratorsJust in Time TrainingJust in Time TrainingJust in Time TrainingHow to VideosHow to VideosHow to VideosHands-On ActivitiesHands-On ActivitiesHands-On ActivitiesCreation of a Digital Portfolio or Online PresenceCreation of a Digital Portfolio or Online PresenceCreation of a Digital Portfolio or Online PresenceFREE Web ToolsFREE Web ToolsFREE Web ToolsStandards based instruction: NETS-S, METSStandards based instruction: NETS-TStandards based instruction: NETS-AMeets 8th Grade Tech Literacy requirementsMeets Personnel Skilled in Technology Assessment requirementsMeets Personnel Skilled in Technology Assessment requirements
Course Credit Graduate Credit or SBCEUsGraduate Credit or SBCEUs
Todays ObjectivesTo become familiar with a variety of types of online, cloud-based collaboration tools. To consider applications for these tools in personal and professional classroom practice.To understand that the 21 Things can be used as a basis for learning about and selecting FREE cloud based applications.
Menu of Collaboration ToolsMeeting OrganizersBackchannel ChatCollaborative Presentation ApplicationsVideo, audio, and messaging ApplicationsWhiteboard/Online Meeting ToolsFile SharingSocial BookmarkingStickies/Collaborative NotesPLC Collaboration in the Cloud
GO TO: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DFRK7XH
Consider thisField test your applications firstCheck with your tech director if something is blockedHave a plan B if something doesnt workHave funfree tools often work very well but you need to be flexible!Consider alternativesthere is usually more than one choice in a category!
Keep Calm and Keep Innovating!
What You Will NeedSign up for a Google Account at:https://accounts.google.com/NewAccountDropbox http://db.tt/NrPbg2Gb Sign up for a Prezi accounthttp://prezi.comSign up for Google Plushttp://plus.google.com
Create pollsInvite participantsConfirm date and timeMake a choice: distribute tasksOptions include connecting with calendars and Outlook
Create a pad for collaborationColor for each participantTimeslider feature shows historyChat feature allows for questions, etc.http://primarypad.com/
Primary PadReal Time Collaboration!
Convert files to a docInvite others to collaborateReal timeView revision history; commentsConvert to Word, PDF, etc.Email as attachmentMany other features
Collaboration DownloadsDownload Google Talkhttp://www.google.com/talk/Download Skype http://beta.skype.com/en/
Be prepared for some fun
Google TalkInstant messagesStatus updatesFile transfersAudio conferencing
Google Plus = Hangouts!Sign up for Google Plus to get this feature!
Free video callingGroup video callingScreen sharingSend filesInstant messagingVoicemail alerts
Online Meetings with Twiddla! Send email invitationsGive out the linkPassword protect (if needed)Audio connectionCall in via phone or SkypeIn Betahttp://www.twiddla.com
Presentation SoftwareEdit Collaboratively!!Prezi http://tinyurl.com/mdlcprezi Google Presentations http://tinyurl.com/mdlcgoogle2 iPad app: SyncPad (you and two others)SyncSpace
DropboxEasy File Sharinghttp://db.tt/NrPbg2Gb (my link)Get free space!Keep privacy concerns in mind
Social Bookmarking in the Clouddelicious.comdiigo.com
Collaborate and share bookmarks Create groups with tagsBuild your learning community!
Stickies and More!Lino It!http://en.linoit.com/http://tinyurl.com/mdlclinoWallwisherhttp://wallwisher.com/wall/5fntam6qlzPrimary Wallhttp://primarywall.comCorkboard.me
Professional LearningTwitterISTE NingMACUL NingCAPSpaceWikis (example: Skpye in Schools)Classroom2.0 Ning
and the hits just keep on coming!
For more information, contact:Jan Harding, Macomb ISDjharding@misd.netDr. Jennifer Parker-Moore, Macomb ISDjpmoore@misd.net
*Created by: Clinton/Shiawassee RESD, Ingham ISD & Macomb ISD21things Project2011-2012*Created by: Clinton/Shiawassee RESD, Ingham ISD & Macomb ISD21things Project2011-2012