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F = Filamentality

This is an online tool for teachers that allows you to pick topics, search the internet, and find good links in a condensed way to create online learning activities that can then be used in the classroom (such as hotlists, multimedia scrapbooks, online treasure hunts, etc.)

In a Classroom: How?

This can be used for a variety of classroom settings and subjects, allows regular classrooms to incorporate online activities into the curriculum more easily.


F =Firefox by Mozilla

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. Recent statisticsut Firefox at 24.52% of the recorded usage share of web browsersas of March 2010, making it the second most popular browse making it the second most popular browser in terms of current use worldwide after Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

 

In a Classroom: How?

Through the many Firefox add-ons and features, produced by developers in an Open source environment, many collaborativefeatures can be added to the browser's functionality, improving each users Personal Learning Environment.

  

 


F = Flare

Flare is about Constructing data visualization for the web.

In a Classroom: How?

Teachers and learners can create spiffy representations of their data and share it on the web.


F = Fotobabble

 

Simply upload a photo and then record your voice directly through your computer to create a talking photo. You can easily share it by e-mail, Facebook, Twitter or embed it into a blog or website. It’s free and all completely web-based, but there is a size limit on the number of photos you can store. There is no software to download, just register as a user. kd

In a Classroom: How?

 Students can take pictures, add voice, then email them home so parents can be more involved in the student's day, or share a special accomplishment. Teachers could use pictures and voice to document activities, lessons, or fieldtrips and share the experiences. kd


F =Facebook

Facebook, by some measurements the most popular social network with more than 200 million active users worldwide, is one of the fastest-growing and best-known sites on the Internet today. It is free. It is where the students are.

In a Classroom: How?

Facebook allows instructors to use a social and engaging media applications  that can reach students where they are. Claim your courses as your own and enjoy privileged features, such as making announcements and assignments to your classes as well as posting key resources. High School Teachers, Professors, TAs and GSIs are all welcome. Oh, and you can hold virtual office hours, which is sweet.

 

  • Add  Courses and Activities

 

  • Manage and Share  Weekly Schedule

 

  • Create Class Discussions

 

  • Upload and Share Files

 

  • Bring Your Class Together on Facebook

 

 

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