GATE 2.0: The Read/Write Web in Gifted Education


This wiki was created to support the presentation of "An Introduction to The Read/Write Web in Gifted Education" by Mark Wagner for the OCC GATE conference at UCI on October 24, 2006. Please feel free to fix any mistakes or add any additional resources by clicking on "edit this page" above.

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Links


BLOGS
Create a free educational blog - http://www.edublogs.org
Search for educational blogs - http://www.technorati.com or http://blogsearch.google.com
More info on educational blogs (including great examples!) - http://www.supportblogging.com
Sample Blogging Parent Letters - http://www.budtheteacher.com/wiki/index.php?title=Blogging_Parent_Letters
Must read blogs about the read/write web in education: http://www.weblogg-ed.com and http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/
Mark Wagner's blog about educational technology and life - http://www.edtechlife.com

PODCASTS
Create a podcast for free - http://www.podomatic.com
Free Podcast Recording and Editing Software - http://audacity.sourceforge.com
Search for educational podcasts - http://www.epnweb.org (Or search iTunes!)

WIKIS
Create a free educational wiki - http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers/
Access (and contribute to) the Wikipedia - http://www.wikipedia.org
Eva Wagner's Houghton Mifflin Wiki - http://hmtech.wikispaces.com
Dave Conlay's Aristotle-Experiment - http://aristotle-experiment.wikispaces.com
Dan McDowell's Wiki Projects (History/Social-Science) - http://www.ahistoryteacher.com/necc2006/

OTHER SERVICES
Annotate, save, and share bookmarks (favorites) online - http://www.furl.net
Upload, tag, and share images online - http://www.flickr.com
Search, upload and share video online - http://www.youtube.com
Online office suite (for collaboration) - http://www.thinkfree.com

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Social networking - www.myspace.com (See also the educational alternative www.imbee.com)
Social networking for educators with iSights - http://www.isighted.com

RESOURCES
Information literacy resources - http://www.big6.com
Cyber bullying resources - http://www.cyberbully.com
Alternative copyright options - http://www.creativecommons.org
Fraud and identity theft resources - http://www.consumer.gov/idtheft/
Resources related to stalkers and predators - http://www.perverted-justice.com
Resources related to DOPA legislation - http://www.saveyourspace.org

Evaluation

Online Survey

Participant Notes and Reflections


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Contact Information


Mark Wagner - mark@edtechlife.com
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