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Thing 17

Give a review of the tool you explored - what worked, what didn't work, how might it be used either in or out of the classroom?

I, to a greater or lesser degree, explored all the options given. I saw Knowtes as being the most directly applicable to the classroom and and Remember the Milk as being least applicable. The rest were in a middling range. Honestly, much of the tools here can be completed just as well on paper and sometimes it seems like an extra step to include one or more of these in your life. Of all of these, I would probably use Zoho show the most, as I don't have Power Point loaded on my home computer, but I also couldn't get the demo to work for Zoho, either.

Really, what's wrong with paper for most of these?

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RESA 23Things said…
Paper can be appropriate for many of these tasks. The difference with having access to the Web though is that one can easily share creations or access things that others have shared.

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