Tuesday, October 12, 2010
It is also a perfect way for a students to demonstrate their understanding of a historical or current event by creating a timeline of what led up to a particular point in history. Students can search for topics that they are gathering information about from websites with RSS feeds, add information to the timeline manually that they find out from other resources like books or websites without RSS feeds, and get realtime information from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and several others. What a great tool to use when you are differentiating an assessment. This is a tool that you really need to play with to understand the power and implications for the classroom.
Take a look and sign up for a free account at: www.dipity.com and check out the tutorial video below that will show you how to create your own timeline!