Wednesday, September 23, 2009

More Google Products

More Google Products

Tips for creating documentaries

A list of resources and tips when shooting video for a documentary.

in reference to:

"This wiki is created to provide you with useful tips and resources to guide you through the production of documenting your school. If you have any questions or concerns, please refer to the discussion tab at the top of this page and leave us a comment. We'll be happy to get back to you as soon as we can."
- ALASmedia - ACOT 2 Documenting Wiki (view on Google Sidewiki)

World War 1 Resource

This site has some wonderful resources on the First World War. Photos, Poetry, Podcast, and much much more. Most, if not all of the material here are free to use since they should be in the public domain.

in reference to:

"The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research.

The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, and Edward Thomas. This is supplemented by a comprehensive range of multimedia artefacts from the Imperial War Museum, a separate archive of over 6,500 items contributed by the general public, and a set of specially developed educational resources.

Freely available to the public as well as the educational community, the First World War Poetry Digital Archive is a significant resource for studying the First World War and the literature it inspired."
- Welcome | First World War Poetry Digital Archive (view on Google Sidewiki)

Creating an E-Portfolios

In this day and age, students should have an online presence when they leave high school. However, most students online presence basically consist of social media sites such as Twitter, Myspace, Facebook, etc. But what if students actually created an online portfolio that trumpeted what they have created and accomplished during their high school and college days. This is a great starting point on how to create an E-Portfolio for students using Google tools.

in reference to: Official Google Docs Blog: Electronic Portfolios with Google Apps (view on Google Sidewiki)