“Getting to Know Flickr (Basic)”
Jeff Utecht is an international educator currently working in Shanghai, China. Prior to Shanghai, Jeff worked in Saudi Arabia and Washington State. Jeff received a Teacher Leadership Project grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2001 and his MS in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Technology in 2004. Jeff has presented at the Near East South Asia teacher’s conference and has been involved in staff development trainings for the past 6 years. Living and working within the international community has given Jeff first hand experience of the “flattening of our world.” From the wireless deserts of the Arabian Peninsula to the fast paced changes in mainland China, Jeff provides a global perspective on technology and education. At present, Jeff maintains several sites including saschinaonline.org, pudongnervecentral.com, and oversees the operation of teentek.com.
Flickr.com is a social photo sharing site. Each user gets 20mb of free uploads a month, with a public and secure side to the site. Teachers can decide just how much privacy they need. One can password protect a site so only parents can view pictures, or share them with a world audience. An easy interface and plenty of options makes flickr.com a leading site in social photo sharing.