Monday, August 07, 2006

Sites Found While Searching the Web

I spend a lot of time searching for good academic Websites, and often, while searching for one topic, I find links to other sites that are as good or better than the original search sites. Here are a few interesting Websites, blogs and wikis that I came across while searching for other things. I hope they won't mind that I have shamelessly copied their words as to their function, but I did not want to misrepresent their organizations. The new global world of education means that your 'colleagues' can span the globe, and you can share their information and knowledge without ever leaving your office. So sit back, grab a cup of coffee and see what others have to say. Their words are in italics. "Education Bridges is an experiment in a new means for bringing together educators and nonprofit, business and government leaders to voice their concerns and opinions on the role philanthropy can play in addressing issues that will enhance the quality of conversation about education in communities we live. We invite you to listen to the show, participate in the conversation in the forum, blogs and comment area. Educationbridges is supported with funding from The Nord Family Foundation." "Three Blind Mice: This site was designed to advance teaching and learning in the global classroom." I found this while searching for information on wikibooks, and spent a while getting their perspective of tech ed. Netsquared: Home "Our mission is to help non-profit organizations understand, use and expand the social web.There's a whole new generation of online tools available – tools that make it easier than ever before to collaborate, share information and mobilize support. These tools include blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, podcasting, and more. Some people describe them as "Web 2.0"; we call them the social web, because their power comes from the relationships they enable.
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The online community, focused around this web site, is a venue for learning skills, sharing experiences and developing expertise.
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Comfortable with the social web? Here are three ways you can start contributing to Net2.
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Start a resource center at Net2Learn, or add your knowledge to one of the resource center's that are already there.
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