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What IS RSS and What does it do?
"RSS in Plain English" from http://blip.tv/file/205570
Educational Applications (adapted from http://fullmeasure.co.uk/Coming_of_age_v1-2.pdf)
Professional Development - find out about anything you want to know, read experts opinions, connect with peers
Time-Saving - Read when you want
News - get the latest breaking news on any subject by subscribing to a key word news feed. (How do you do this? Go to http://www.google.com/news, type in your search, click Search, scroll down on the left - click on RSS and subscribe)
Blogs We Read
2¢ Worth - David Warlick - http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/
Weblogg-ed - Will Richardson - http://weblogg-ed.com/
Dangerously Irrelevant - Dr Scott McLeod - http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/
Some other places to start -
Mark Alhness- an elementary teacher
Tim Lauer- an elementary principal
Bob Sprankle- an elementary technology integrator
Vicki Davis- a middle school teacher
Jen Wagner- about collaborative online learning projects
Sharon Peters- a high school technology teacher
Dr. Cheri Toledo- an education professor . many resources, blogs,
Science Friday Podcast
History Hints Podcast
Special thanks to Katie Christo for her collaboration.