Tools for Collaboration

Presented by Becky Johnson, Dave Sanger

Document (and More) Sharing

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Google Docs

Docs
Google Docs - Multiple Editors can work simultaneously on same document
Example: 8th graders' Literary Analysis Doc
Forms
Google Forms - Use for quizzes, surveys, sharing resources

Example: Share the Wealth - After learning principles of website evaluation, students search for authoritative website resources for their persuasive blog topics. When they find good ones, they add the links to a the Share the Wealth form, which can be viewed and sorted in a spreadsheet. The best websites are then added to the Link Library for each gclub blog.
Presentations
Google Presentations_

The presentation tool that is collaborativeExample: Google Slam Presentation
Sites
Google Sites

Simple, secure group websites. Build websites for almost anything!Video Tutorial

Type with Me

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Type With Me
-No account needed!

Brainstorming/Thought Gathering

Lino-It

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More "sticky note" Web 2.0 Tools


Bubble.us

Simple brainstorming tool--Like Inspiration only FREE

Storage and Notes


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Evernote

Evernote is a cloud solutions so your notes are kept up to date across all of your computers, phones, devices and the Web. Notebooks can be used to organize your notes. Your account is password protected notes and make them available to you anywhere.

Dropbox

Your files, anywhere. Any file you save to Dropbox also instantly saves to your computers, phones and the Dropbox คาสิโน website.
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Social Media - Conversation and Comments

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Tweetdeck

a real-time browser you can use to connect with Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn--Search for what you need to know.
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HootSuite

Social Media Dashboard
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TweetCaster

Tweetcaster - All the basic Twitter Functions - reading, viewing profiles, sending tweets, clicking links - are simple and intuitive.
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Twitoaster

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A Twitter web application that threads and archives your conversations in real time, bringing you all the context and statistics you need to improve the way you communicate with your followers.

Linked In

A place to build a professional network.
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Blogging


Examples-
Library Blogs
Never Ending Search EMS Library - A Learning Commons The Unquiet Library
Student BlogsBlogs O’ Persuasion, Blitscussions

Facebook

Examples:
CASL!
The Unquiet Library
EMS Cheetah Library


Resource sharing

Wikis!

Wikispaces - free upgraded accounts for educators
PBWorks

Examples: Teacher/Librarian Collaboration Content/Subject Wikis, Student created Ruby888 content: EcoCheetah Wiki

LiveBinders
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Your 3-ring binder for the Web
Examples: Sci-Fi LiveBinder, Civil War Biography Resources , Blue Spruce, Web 2.0 - A Celebration of Student Learning


Polls and Surveys

Poll Everywhere

An easy way to gather live responses in any venue, and it is free for up to 30 users.
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Poll Everywhere




RSS Feeds

Netvibes

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Dashboard everything! Can publish public Netvibes feeds
Examples: Newz4U, Book Buzz

Google Reader

Set up feeds in folders and share as bundles or public pages
Examples: Libraries and Librarians, Book Reviews for YA and Children’s Books
How to:
Google Reader Video Tutorials


Private Social Networks

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Check out Grouply tools for the education คาสิโนออนไลน์ community.