RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts, and Wikis in the Classroom
International Society for Technology in Education, Jan 1, 2008 - Computers - 308 pages
A powerful technology, but a simple concept, RSS ('Really Simple Syndication') makes it possible to easily access frequently updated content on the Internet. RSS allows you to 'subscribe' to content and have updates automatically delivered to your computer. Many Web 2.0 tools, including blogs, podcasts, and wikis, have been made even more useful with the advent of RSS technology.
Let expert John Hendron show you how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, including classroom projects, professional development, and keeping students and parents informed.
* Learn how to use free and inexpensive software such as Garage Band and Audacity to manipulate audio files and create podcasts.
With RSS and the Read/Write Web, the possibilities are endless.
A glossary and an extensive list of online resources round out this essential guide to the power of Web syndication.
Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools - ISBN 1564842347
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Outstanding resource for all teachers. A must read if you are unfamiliar with any of the terms in the title. This will be the only resource you need for RSS in your classroom