Workshop Agenda


9:00 – 9:30 Introductions
Blogs, Wikis, Web 2.0 Applications – What are they, why use them?

9:30 – 10:30 Creating a Wiki using wikispaces.com
• Course wiki: http://webapps.wikispaces.com
• Teacher Examples
• Creating a wikispace
• Managing your space settings
• Requesting a free teacher subscription
• Adding content/editing pages
• Setting up a navigation bar
• Creating project wikis for your students

10:30 – 10:45 Break / One-on-One Help

10:45 – 11:45 Blogger
• Creating a blog using Blogger
• Create an account using your DOE email
• Setting up your page
• Adding a post
• Adding attachments, photos, etc.


11:45 – 12:00 Reflection on classroom application of wikis & blogs

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 iGoogle
• Setting up a Google account (using DOE email address)
• Setting up an iGoogle page
• Customizing your page by adding iGoogle gadgets
• Adding an RSS feed aggregator (Google Reader)
• Adding tabs

1:45 – 2:45 Google Docs, Spreadsheets, & Presentations http://docs.google.com

• Creating a Google Doc
• Auto Save feature
• Creating folders to organize your docs
• Adding collaborators to share
• Publishing
• Input your blog url into a Google Spreadsheet


2:45 – 3:00 Reflecting and Survey Completion: http://tinyurl.com/276us4

Record your Wikispaces Username: _
Record your Blogger Username:
Record your Google Account Username:__