I have been reflecting on my experiences last week at the Keystone Technology Integrator’s Summit at Bucknell University. I picked up many new ideas and worked on refining some strategies and tools that I already use in my classroom. Today’s topic will be Posterous.
I have heard of Posterous before, but never really worked with it. Posterous is a blogging/social media site that allows you to post various forms of media online and coordinate your posts with other websites you may use, such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. Here is the link to their FAQ page. When I got home from the summit, I created an account and in minutes I was up and running. The site is extremely intuitive to set up. I created an account, linked my other accounts to Posterous, updated my profile, and found friends who are already using the site. I have not posted yet, since I have been getting caught up on life after being away for a week at the KTI Summit. Kristin Hokanson showed in her preso at the summit how to I am looking into the mobile app for Posterous, it may be usable on my iPod, even though it is designed for an iPhone. The Firefox Toolbar add on is also an item I am looking forward to using in the near future. The concept is that you can instantly grab web-based articles and information and create a post to be pushed out to other sites. I will discuss this tool more once I use it more often.