Just saw this, an alternative to Explain Everything that I will explore this summer:
Decided to try Google Sites to build a course site, instead of WordPress, which I found balky. Work in progress:
Maybe you can see it, if I haven’t set the privacyrestrictions to lock you out.
Kris led us this morning through a survey of several apps and sitesmew might consider. Check the Toolkit 1 syllabus and notes for ourlist. Lots of overlap with the list Vi posted below.
Saw most of the NMH contingent at a bar tonight. What does that say about us?
Day two was a lot of fooling around with websites and iPad apps and blogging platforms, with help from Kris and classmates. Having started with a WordPress blog yesterday, I am now thinking about using Google Sites instead, to create a course site (with blog embedded in it, maybe? Sarah was playing with this possibility this afternoon).
Dinner with high school friends was a good change of pace at the end of a long day.
Good start to the week, spent some time thinking about how and why to infuse my teaching with technology, then spent project time making a rudimentary class blog at http://hughsilblog.wordpress.com/. Would say more now but am busy cheering for the Kings and against the Devils. Sorry, Ted.