Digital Resources for Literacy and Media Pedagogy

Blogs – Weblogs

Blogs can be used in the classroom as:

    •    Parent communications – as a weekly newsletter

    •    A response to common readings

    •    Individual reading response notebooks

    •    A portfolio of students’ writing

http://www.livejournal.com/

http://wordpress.org/

http://www.blogger.com/home

http://technorati.com/


Wikis

    •    Can be used as a collaborative reader response log

    •    Creating “platform statements” – collaborative statements

    •    Project presentations – notetaking site

http://www.wikispaces.com/

http://pbworks.com/

http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english


Podcasts

    •    Short audio or video clips that are published on the web

    •    itunes has organized may of these in their software interface

    •    can be used as a form or publication

    •    information dissemination

http://www.apple.com/itunes/

http://www.podcastalley.com/

For creating podcasts

http://www.profcast.com/public/index.php

http://www.lemonzdream.com/podcastmaker/

http://www.podbean.com/start-podcast?sourceid=goog_66


Screencasts

    •    Create “screencasts” that demonstrate computer procedures

    •    Contain audio – video – movement in one file

    •    Student assessment of video / visual data

http://www.jingproject.com/

http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.asp

https://www.screencast.com/


Social Bookmarking Sites

    •    Allows people to share visited sites

    •    Organizes sites by interest – topic

    •    Highlight and comment on sites for others to review

    •    Search common sites

http://delicious.com/

http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/45409/rss-notifier

http://www.diigo.com/

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/

http://www.stumbleupon.com/

http://www.backflip.com/status.html


Reading Workshop 2.0 Tools

http://www.teachingbooks.net

https://www.smore.com

http://www.showme.com

https://plickers.com

http://prism.scholarslab.org

https://www.wattpad.com/signup

https://getpocket.com

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mindmash/id364617744?mt=8

http://skypeanauthor.wikifoundry.com/

https://librivox.org

http://www.amightygirl.com

https://www.bookbub.com/home/

http://www.dogobooks.com

http://studysites.sagepub.com/rose/still.htm