A number of faculty and staff are devoting part of our summer to mastering Web 2.0 tools and strategies under the tutelage of SOE alum (and all-around edtech guru) Shelly Wojewodzki. Shelly, who teaches at John Carroll High School in Bel Air, MD, runs an entirely paperless classroom (learn more at www.teachpaperless.com or by following @teachpaperless on Twitter).
Today we learned about a(nother) great, free tool – Today’sMeet (www.todaysmeet.com). Designed as a backchannel to accompany live presentations (you will no doubt start seeing it used at conferences, if you haven’t already), it can also be used to quickly and easily facilitate a real-time chat session among anyone with an internet connection. No one needs to subscribe to anything, and you can archive your session for anywhere between two hours and a year. Pretty cool. Great idea for open hours, faculty meetings, homework help, etc.
Check it out! (And don’t be surprised if we invite you to our own such sessions in the future.)
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