Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms

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Corwin Press, Mar 6, 2006 - Computers - 149 pages
For both novice and experienced "techies," this practical resource shows how to use blogs and other new Web tools for innovative, interactive teaching and motivated learning.

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If you're thinking that perhaps a better title might have been "Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts, Oh My!" this book will be of benefit. While the book can be very beneficial to those already comfortable ... Read full review

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Clear cut technology for classroom teachers. Technology is not going away, in fact it's becoming more pervasive. It is also evolving at ever increasing speeds. Richardson's book cuts to the chase and ... Read full review


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Will Richardson is an internationally known "evangelist" for the use of Weblogs, RSS, and related Internet technologies in classrooms and schools. A classroom teacher for more than 20 years, he has integrated these technologies into his curricula and has spoken to thousands of educators on the merits of "The Read/Write Web." In various Weblog projects, his students have collaborated with best-selling authors, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, and students in classrooms from around the world. One of the first educator bloggers, Richardson's Weblog at has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Times, Syllabus (now Campus Technology), and other publications, and is a primary resource for the creation and implementation of Weblog technologies on the K-12 level. His articles have appeared in journals including Educational Leadership, English Journal, and Principal Leadership, and he has presented and given workshops about Weblogs, RSS, and other technologies at national conventions such as NECC, ASCD, Journalism Education Association, and many others. He is also a featured blogger at Ed Tech Insider ( and is a regular on the biweekly "Ed Tech Coast to Coast Podcast" ( Richardson is currently the supervisor of instructional technology and communications at Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, NJ, where he also oversees a Weblog program of more than 400 sites.

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