Showing posts from July, 2012

Promoting "Eight Weeks To Web 2"

Doug Peterson , a retired teacher and friend, has  has put together a series of lessons for anyone wanting to learn a bit about "web 2.0".  The lessons are: Week 1 – Upgrade Your Web Browser Week 2 – Get a New Email Account Week 3  – Get a Delicious/Diigo Account Week 4 – Get a Twitter Account Week 5 – Read Some Blogs Week 6 – Start Your Own Blog Week 7 – Listen to Some Podcasts; Create Your Own Week 8 – Exploration of Other Web 2.0 Functionality ...and are available at Since I'm in the middle of an extended motorcycle trip that's not giving me much computer time, I must admit that I haven't gone through Doug's tutorials in detail, but from my brief overview, I'd like to make some personal recommendations: For week 1, I highly recommend Google Chrome as the web browser to use since it can sync your bookmarks and extensions between home and school. For installation at school, use the "portable" version, and ins