Session 3 for Cohort-A

Session #3  (3 hrs)
  • (1 min) Students update Attendance
  • We have a lot of time to ask questions, share, and get everyone up to speed.   PATIENCE :)
  • (3 min) Checking Assessment (grades).  3 Tasks from last session:
    1. Google Group Team project (sheets, picasa, forms, reader) & blog post
    2. Web2 def. & Productivity tool (tinyurl, dropbox, 4shared, delicious)
    3. OTEN reflection (ouch). Yodio or VoiceThread.
  • (10 minutes) OTEN - Yodio projects are due. Discuss this nightmare experience!!!!!
  • (5 min) Discuss how to make hyperlinks active in a blog post or email.  
    • Work in pairs or small groups.
  • (~ 10 min) Leah (Devil's Advocate) and Addressing Hurdles, Roadblocks & Barriers:  MY STOCK ANSWER.
  • (15 min) Google Docs (Ownership and Organizing)
    • Who OWNS your docs? ____ 'owner' -> invite your personal gmail -> Switch owners.  
    • Create new COLLECTIONS to organize.  Demo.
  • (40 min) Student Presentations: Google Docs Suite group projects
BREAK TIME- 10 minutes:  
  • (45 min)  My Favorite Web2.0 Tools --- Personal Productivity Tool (Definition and small groups).  
    • SarahCorey ->  What is cloud computing and Web2.0? ____     
    • Student Presentations: Personal Productivity Tools (Web2.0, Cloud Computing)
      • TinyURL (    )    |    Delicious (Anna, Amy)    |    Dropbox ( Megan )   |   4Shared (Andrew)    |   Teamviewer 
BREAK TIME- 10 minutes:  

  • Assignment #5:  MULTI-MEDIA Project (CA6.35) - 
    • In the Class Data Sheet, each of you is assigned to one tool from the cloud-based multimedia Screen Recorders category. 
    • Categories include: Screenr; Voice Thread; and Ustream (and I'm open to other suggestions)
      • An overview and description of each product is located here:  Web2.0 tools.
    • The project (tasks) includes:
      1. experimenting with the tool; 
      2. articulately defining and describing the function of the tool (in your own words); and 
      3. describing how this tool might increase teacher or student personal productivity and enhance learning.
    • Post the above criteria in your personal Blog.  Title: Multi-media Project.
      • You may work collaboratively on this project (exploring, asking and answering essential questions, etc.)
      • Example of finished product:  Voicethread  |  Andy and Kyle (Screenr) |  Stephannie (Ustream)