Web 2.0 Resources

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In the PIDP 3240 course I’m taking, the students shared a list of web 2.0 tools to aid in teaching. There are lots out there to aid in teaching—I thought I would share some of the highlights.

Social Media Manager
Hootsuite shared by Danny Draper

Hootsuite gives you the ability to manage most social media from one place. You can provide post, reply and schedule your communication. This is a great tool manage your accounts for both students and teachers.

Bookmarking
Delicious is a bookmarking website. You can store and share bookmarked websites, as well as access it online from anywhere (and you don’t need your personal computer).

File storage and sharing
WeTransfer is a helpful tool used for sending any files that are too big to send through your personal email accounts. Anyone can use the service for free if the files are under 2GB.

File storage and sharing
Dropbox shared by George Ng
Dropbox is a cloud service where you can keep your assignments, docs, and videos. You can access if from anywhere and share it easily.

 

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I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. – Chinese Proverb

Proverb: I do and I understand

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In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. – Phil Collins

This simple quote, holds a wealth of wisdom. On a scientific level it speaks to the use of your whole brain. The best way to learn is to teach someone.

Quote by Phil Collins

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Leadership: Why Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

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If you are interested in leadership and how to be a good leader, here is a video worth watching.

 

 

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

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Dan Pink gives an inspiring talk on Ted about motivations in the workplace. Think about “what motivates you.”