What are blogs?


A blog is your easy-to-use web site, where you can quickly post thoughts, interact with people, and more.

For more information about blogs see:

  • http://www.blogger.com/tour_start.g
  • Edublogs Edublogs hosts hundreds of thousands of blogs for teachers, students, researchers, professors, librarians, administrators and anyone and everyone else involved in education.
    Edublogs are completely free, without any advertising, and come with 100MB of free upload space (easily extended to 3 Gig) and a heap of great features
    We also cater for schools and universities looking to create, manage and control blogs at their own domain, with all the features of Edublogs. We call it Edublogs Campus.

What is a wiki?


A wiki (sometimes spelled "Wiki") is a server program that allows users to collaborate in forming the content of a Web site. With a wiki, any user can edit the site content, including other users' contributions, using a regular Web browser. Basically, a wiki Web site operates on a principle of collaborative trust. The term comes from the word "wikiwiki," which means "fast" in the Hawaiian language.

http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english

For more information about wikis or to start an educational wiki ad free see:
Wikispaces
Wikispaces

http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour#introduction


What is Skype?


Skype is a leading telephony company that allows for computer to computer free telephone calls.


Skype in Education


Skype is a FREE VoIP technology that allows you to make audio and video phone calls from your computer! You can "skype" to connect with experts, educators and other classrooms all over the world!

For more information about Skype see:
http://www.skype.com/help/movies/

What is oovoo?
oovoo

oovo features