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Link to Matt Monjan's blog post http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/streaming_a_to_z/2008/02/04/building-a-bigger-builder/ (Presentation is linked from there for use in training)

Matt_monjan [at] discovery [dot] com 240-338-9388

DEN PreConference Google Notes

Building a Better Builder with Web 2.0

Spruce up the builders with Web 2.0 tools:
  • Assignment Builder
  • Quiz Builder
  • Writing Prompt Builder

Widgets to be used in the builders:
VoiceThread, YouTube, TeacherTube, Slideshare and more Blabberize, animoto, flickr, Swivel (graphs into a quiz or assessment)

TIPS: Use Firefox
Login and go to Teacher Center>Choose a builder.

Example: You can post a picture of Shakespeare and then have your voice in the VT doing an intro to the lesson/writing prompt/quiz.