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Traditional and Digital Approaches

Page history last edited by Gayla S. Keesee 9 years, 2 months ago

Traditional and Digital

These are mainly PC based (apologies to Mac users) but I work at a PC school. So if you are adding a Mac Link please put (Mac) beside the name.

Traditional Approach
Digital Alternative

Hardware

Software

(italics = free download)

Internet Software Tools (Italics Opensource or free version)

Taking Notes

Text entry tools

 

Brainstorm, Text entry tools and word processing software (see Bloom's & Graphical Organisers)

Tablet PCs

Netbooks

PDAs

Smart Phones

 

 

Livescribe pens

Microsoft's One Note

Microsoft Office

 

 Open Office

 

 

SkrblWriteboard
Google docs
Google Apps
Zoho

 

 

Brainstorming

Concept/Mind Mapping

 

 

Inspiration/Kidspiration

Smart Ideas

MindManager

 

Freemind

 

Cmap

Bubbl.us

MindMeister

Visual Understanding Environment (VUE)

 
Diagrams and Flowcharts - Butcher paper diagrams, flowcharts etc
Flowchart, mindmapping software
 

Microsoft Visio

 

Diagram Designer 1.23 Freeware

Gliffy

Draw Anywhere

 

Graphic Organizers

blackboard, paper diagrams

online graphic organizers  

 

 

 
Writing

Word Processing

Desktop Publishing

Online Publishing

Blogging

 

Word Processing

Microsoft Office

Open Office

 

Desktop Publishing

 

 

Word Processing 

Google docs

Google Apps

Zoho

 AbiWord

 

Online Publishing

lulu

 

Blogging

Blogger

Typepad

 

 
Document sharing

 

 

 

acrobat.com online workspaces

 
Formal writing

Word Processing software Desktop publishing software
Online Publishing

    Word Processing - StarOffice writer, Wordperfect, MS Word, Abiword,, Google Documents - http://doc.google.com Zoho Documents and notetaker - www.zoho.com, AJAXwrite, Open Office, Notepad, Adobe Buzzword
Desktop Publishing - Microsoft Publisher, PagePlus, Adobe pagemaker, scribus Pages, Quark Express
Online Publishing - www.lulu.com/
http://www.mixbooks.com
Drafting process
Word Processing Software
      Word Processing - StarOffice writer(review tool), MS Word,(review tool), Abiword, Notepad, Google Documents - http://doc.google.com Zoho Documents and notetaker - www.zoho.com, AJAXwrite, Open Office,Adobe Buzzword
Formal Communications. E.g. Letters

Electronic mail and Word processed documents

    electronic mail -Online solutions hotmail gmail etc Hosted solutions - Microsoft exchange, First class Discussion Boards - Blackboard/WebCT etc
Word Processing - StarOffice writer, Wordperfect, MS Word, Abiword,, Google Documents - http://doc.google.com Zoho Documents and notetaker - www.zoho.com, AJAXwrite, Open Office,
Notepad, Adobe Buzzword
Presentation Software - Impress, Powerpoint, Google documents - http://doc.google.com Keynote Zoho presenter - http://www.zoho.com Open Office
Voicethread, Slideshare,
http://prezi.com
Informal Communications
Electronic mail, instant messaging, threaded discussion, Blogging and microblogging
      Electronic mail - Online solutions hotmail gmail etc Hosted solutions - Microsoft exchange, First class
Instant messaging - Moodle, Outlook, skype, Yahoo messenger, Microsoft messenger, IRC
Threaded Discussion - First class, Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG
Blogs - classroom blog meister First class WordPress, Ning, blogger, edublogs, bloglines
Microblogging & SMS - twitter Texting and SMS.
Research from encyclopaedias etc

Online encyclopaedias

    Online encyclopaedias - Britannica on line, wikipedia & wikipedia schools offline DVD, citizendium etc, Living library.. Library Spot: Google Scholar: Fact Monster: ArtLex Art Dictionary:

Research from Newspapers, journals and magazines.
Online newspapers etc
      Web Browsers: Internet explorer, safari Opera, Firefox, RSS aggregaters, etc Google Scholar:
Bookmarking tools: Diigo Delicious
General research

Search engines and directories, web quests

    Internet explorer, Opera, Firefox, RSS aggregaters
See Also Online Encyclopedias

Presenting material, creating posters etc
Presentation software, graphics tools, web publishing
      Presentation Software - Impress, Powerpoint, Google documents - http://doc.google.com Keynote Zoho presenter - http://www.zoho.com Open Office
Voicethread, Slideshare,
http://prezi.com

Desktop Publishing - Microsoft Publisher, PagePlus, Adobe pagemaker, scribus Pages, Quark Express
Online Publishing - www.lulu.com/
Graphics Tools - Corel draw, Staroffice Draw, Inkscape MS Paint, the GIMP, Tuxpaint, paint.Net, Adobe Photoshop, Photostory 3
Watching videos

Digitised resources

    Players Microsoft media player, Real player, Quicktime
materials - Clickview Google Video,teacher.TV YouTube, Teachertube,TED.com

Journals
Blogs, microblogs Video and Podcasts
      Blogs - classroom blog meister First class WordPress, Ning, blogger, edublogs, bloglines
Microblogging - twitter
Video Blogging tools Google Video,teacher.TV YouTube, Teachertube,
Audio Blogging tools - Audacity itunes Podcastalley - Voicethread
Distributing Homework and assignments

Electronic mail
Posting to conferences, forums, wikis etc

    Electronic mail - Online solutions hotmail gmail etc Hosted solutions - Microsoft exchange, First class
Wiki - First class, Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG , wikispaces wet-paint wikis
Threaded Discussion - First class,
Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG
Blogs - classroom blog meister First class WordPress, Ning, blogger, edublogs, bloglines

Microblogging & SMS - twitter Texting and SMS.
Collecting Homework
Drop Boxes
      Electronic mail - Online solutions hotmail gmail etc Hosted solutions - Microsoft exchange, First class
Threaded Discussion - First class, Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG
Paper based tests

Electronic tests

    Electronic testing tools - First class Education, Moodle, Blackboard, ELGG
LAMS, SurveyMonkey, eXe, scorm objects, Hot potatoes Google Forms (part of Google documents)

Voting and surveys (paper based or show of hands)
Online surveys and Polls
      Online Survey and Polling tools - First class Education, Moodle, Blackboard, ELGG LAMS, SurveyMonkey, eXe, scorm objects, Google Forms (part of google documents)
See Also Survey tools associated with Blogs, wikis, and IM tools
Microblogging & SMS - twitter Texting and SMS.
Discussions

Asynchronous & synchronous tools, IM, Chatrooms, Forums, Threaded discussions, wikis

    Electronic mail - Online solutions hotmail gmail etc Hosted solutions - Microsoft exchange, First class
Wiki - First class, Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG , wikispaces wet-paint wikis
Threaded Discussion - First class,
Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG
Blogs - classroom blog meister First class WordPress, Ning, blogger, edublogs, bloglines
Social Networking Tools - First class,
Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, Facebook, MySpace, Friendster Second Life: Class Home Page Builder:Elluminate
Microblogging & SMS - twitter Texting and SMS. (limited)
Audio and Video conferencing - skype, iChat, elluminate, Adobe connect, gChat
Brainstorming Graphical organiser
Brainstorming mindmapping software
      Mind mapping - Bubbl.us, Gliffy, CMap Tools, Skrbl, writeboard , inspiration, kidspiration, VUE Visual Understanding Environment, Mind Manager, Freemind, Microsoft Visio, smartideas, Mind mapping - MindMeister, Compendium
Personal, project or group Organisation

Calendaring, project and task management softwares

    Calendaring - Outlook, outlook express First class, Moodle, Ning, Blackboard, ELGG
project managment - Ganttproject, MS Project
, openproj
task management task coach, First class, Moodle Outlook

Mathmatics & data processing (paper based, calculator)
Spreadsheet, calculators
      Spreadsheet Star Office Calc, Staroffice Math Open Office, MS Excel, Numbers, Google Documents - http://doc.google.com Zoho Documents and notetaker - www.zoho.com
Calculators - Standard and scientific calculators
Online resources - wikipedia WebMath:
Board Games

RPG and electronic games

    Gamemaker, PopFly RPGMaker 2000 The Sims Online

Visually respresenting events - Timeline
Online timeline tools
      Preceden - http://www.preceden.com/ xTimeline - http://www.xtimeline.com/ interactive timeline - read write think http://www.timerime.com/ http://www.timetoast.com/
http://timeglider.com/
http://www.dipity.com/
 
 
       

 

 

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