Yahoo has created its own set of tools that can be extremely useful to teachers.

  • Flickr - This collection of user-contributed photos even beats Google Images for quality photos.

Assignment:

  1. Read about how some teachers are using Flickr with their students.
  2. View some student submitted Flickr assignments. Be sure to click on a few of the photos to view notes written about the math involved.
  3. Create a Flickr account.
  4. Upload a photo to your account.
  5. Add notes.
  6. Share a link to your photo in the "Flickr makes learning with photos fun" forum.

  • Del.icio.us - This site makes tracking your bookmarks easy.

Assignment:

  1. Create a Del.icio.us account.
  2. View this podcast (18 minutes) to learn about more ways to use Del.icio.us.
  3. Tag one of your favorite educational websites with a socialsoftware07 tag.