Google Reader

What is RSS?

http://www.commoncraft.com/rss_plain_english

What is Google Reader?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqUE6IHTEA

Welcome to Google Reader

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1d-b8wzzMY

Assignment:

  1. Start a Google Reader account (use your mhsstudents.net address)
  2. Add subscriptions to the following blogs:
    1. http://www.iteachtech.com/wp
    2. a tech blog of your choosing
    3. a news blog of your choosing (qconline.com, qctimes, new york times, usa today, etc.)
    4. a personal blog of someone (appropriate for school) such as an athlete, writer, farm blog, etc.)
    5. any other blog that you would like to subscribe to
  3. Open your iGoogle page and add Google Reader as a gadget on the front of your page.

Next Project:

Comment on two of the blogs that you have subscribed to. Post the comment, for your comments below. Be sure to include your first name, last initial, class period and the links to your two comments.

     

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