Tech Boot Camp for Educators:  Blogging 101

Blogging: Short for "Web log," a specialized site that allows an individual or group of individuals to share a running log of events and personal insights with online audiences. Here is your opportunity to keep in touch with students, parents, and a worldwide audience! This workshop will show you how to create, maintain, and use your classroom blog. We will set up a blog (using EduBlogs Campus Edition), demonstrate how to use the blog (posting documents into categories), and show you how to maintain that blog by posting materials—written and podcasted—to your new web site! Ideas for use with students included at no extra charge!

Tech Boot Camp for Educators:  Collaboration Tools
Buzzword, Spoken Text, and

The beauty of Buzzword is that document sharing can transform your classroom through collaboration.  Adobe® Buzzword® is a new online word processor, perfect for writing reports, proposals, and anything else you need to access online or work on with others. It looks and behaves like your normal desktop word processor, but it operates inside a web browser, so there's no installation required. 

VozMe is an free online text to speech converter. Using it you can easily create audio recordings of any text content. You can use our site to record books, articles, web pages, your papers class notes or any other text content you want to have available to you in audio format. So that you can listen while you commute or exercise. Record: PDF files, Word files, plain text files, PowerPoint files, RSS news feeds, Emails, Web pages. Saved as: MP3 or iPod files ( is referred to as a social book marking site. It is for storing and sharing web bookmarks with other users.  Get organized using, and never lose your favorites or bookmarks again!

Tech Boot Camp for Educators: Graphic Design Tools
Microsoft Publisher, ToolsforEducators, Enchanted Learning, and more! Hands-on introduction to Microsoft Publisher publication software and online websites.  Learn how to create professional-quality publications from scratch, opening and editing existing publications, using layout tools, inserting text and pictures, and working with wizards, Design Gallery and templates. Create awards, brochures, newsletters, or other graphic designs using the hundreds of templates already created for you. Publishing is easy with these graphic design tools!