February 7-13

Upon completion of this module, the student will be able to:
1. Subscribe to blogs
2. Share blogs with others
3. Utilize blogs in the classroom to gain knowledge

Grading for Module
1 hour credit (All parts of the assignment must be complete to earn credit. No partial credit can be given.)
Journal entry
Discussion participation
Product- Google Reader

Description:

Google Reader is a tool for gathering, reading, and sharing all the interesting blogs and websites you read on the web.

Assignment:

1. Explore the websites below in "Google Reader" to learn about Google Reader.
2. Create a new page on your wiki called "Google Reader." On the "Google Reader" page, journal about ideas you have for using Google Reader to gain knowledge or resources for your classroom.
3. Explore the blogs listed below in "Finding Blogs to Add to Your Google Reader."
4. Subscribe to at least 3 blogs.
5. Go to http://reader.google.com to read the blogs to which you have subscribed.
6. Create a bundle to share with the other class participants. Embed the bundle on your wiki. Instructions are located in the GoogleReader.pdf Tutorial below in the "Sharing a Bundle" section.
7. On the DISCUSSION tab of this page, respond to the question.

Google Reader

Google Reader in Plain English

Site
Tutorials
Google Reader
http://www.google.com/reader


Share Feeds
http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2009/05/share-collections-of-feeds-in-google.html
http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2010/03/google-reader-play.html
Bundle Example:


Finding Blogs to Add to Your Google Reader

Blogs by Area of Interest

Finding Blogs on Topics That Interest You:
http://blogsearch.google.com/blogsearch?hl=en

Technology Integration
http://www.thethinkingstick.com/
http://www.thisweekinedtech.com/
http://ilearntechnology.com/
http://www.lucygray.org/weblog/
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
http://blog.simplek12.com/
http://www.teach42.com/
http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/
http://edtechcentral.org/
http://cyber-kap.blogspot.com/
http://theedublogger.com/

Administration
http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/
http://practicaltheory.org/serendipity/
http://www.mguhlin.org/
http://1to1schools.net/
http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/

Language Arts
http://www.thereadingworkshop.com/
http://www.macmillandictionaryblog.com/

Social Studies
http://www.historyteachersattic.com/
http://housedivided.dickinson.edu/sites/blogdivided/

Science
http://www.oureverydayearth.com/

Math
http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/
http://blog.mrmeyer.com/

Special Education
http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/

iPhone
http://www.theiphonemom.com/
http://www.tipb.com/
http://www.topiphoneresource.info/
http://www.whatsoniphone.com/
http://theikidsblog.com/blog/
http://justanotheriphoneblog.com/wordpress/
http://freeappalert.com/

Cooking
http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/
http://simplyrecipes.com/
http://blog.rachaelray.com/
http://blog.foodnetwork.com/fn-dish/

Sports
http://www.burntorangenation.com/
http://www.40acressports.com/
http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/
http://www.bloggingtheboys.com/

More...
http://www.onlinedegrees.org/top-100-technology-blogs-for-teachers/