Saturday, April 12, 2008

Thing #23

Hallelujah! I finally made it through the whole 23! I have learned an incredible amount about technology along the way. My husband has been impressed with some of my creations. I'm sure he's tired of getting called to the computer to see what the latest is though. I feel like I have a wealth of information that I never had before. Not to mention that I don't feel so technology challenged as I did before. Granted, I have a whole lot more to learn, and I struggled with several things. Some I never did feel comfortable with like Rollyo. Even though I loved creating my photostory, I ran into a lot of frustration getting my video to embed. My favorites along the way were photostory3, LibraryThing, Web 2.0 Awards List, Teacher Tube, wikis, Del.icio.us, Comic Strip Generator, and Custom Sign Generator. This program is wonderful. It can be overwhelming at times though and very frustrating for someone who is not comfortable with the ins and outs of navigating the computer. I definitely grew as a person and as a life-long learner. I would recommend 23 Things to others very easily. In fact, I spoke to our technology liaison at my school and recommended that it could be something that our teachers could be shown.

One sentence to recommend this: Twenty-three things empowers you as an educator!

5 comments:

VWB said...

Isn't it great to have all those new tools to create and play with! hope you continue using your blog to let us know what you use with your students and in the library!

Mrs. Frizzle said...

Laura,
Way to go! I am proud of you. I know it has been a challenge but we have all grown so much in our knowledge of web2.0! Learning new things is fun and its great to have our friends help and encourage us along the way! :)

Jess said...

Don't you mean hallelujerrrr??? lol! Congrats Laura Bissey!!!

WHAK'd said...

Yes, it can get over whelming, especially when just one site like www.CustomSignGenerator.com has over 5,000 image making widgets. Just how many weeks would it take to try each one out?

Stasia said...

Congrats on your achievement! I'm about half way done and loving it! It's been an interesting journey, right? I've learned so much already.