Get Your Jogging Shoes On

I decided to take all of the many submissions for this week’s Day in a Sentence (actually, it became Day in a Question with the theme), and use a site called Jog the Web, which allows you to set up a series of navigational paths for websites. I like that I can move you to the blogs and sites of all of the folks who added their words to our feature this week.

So, without further ado, please tie the laces on your shoes and let’s hit the trail.

(either click on the image above or use this link for our Jog the Web)

I would love to get some feedback on the experience as a viewer, if you have time.

Peace (in reflection),

  1. It’s not something I’d want to do everyday or every week but it was cool to see the person’s blog along side their sentence. I wonder if snap shots (I think it’s called) which shows a preview of a page before you get there wouldn’t do much the same for day in a sentence purposes. For the classroom, I think jog is a good format for something like a webquest where you have to find particular information at each destination.

  2. Hi Kevin,
    ‘Jog the Web’ is certainly a neat experience! It took me a minute or so to realize that the questions for ‘Day in a Question’ were at the bottom of the screen. I did like visiting the blogs of the participants–It’s something that I need to do more often and it is helpful that Jog does all the clicking for me 🙂

  3. I liked the jogging the web thing. I particularly liked that their blog was linked to their question and appeared when you got to the question. I liked that because often when a URL is included, I’m just too preoccupied or lazy or distracted to pursue the link, but this way, it was right there.

    My question from this week, which I didn’t submit on time, but which was screaming in not just my brain, but the brains of several other teachers at my school was:

    Who put those two goldfish in the grade six class water cooler?

  4. Janice, I added you into the Jog. Thanks.
    Lisa, it didn’t take much time at all, to be honest. Just add a link, and copy your questions and input as a comment.
    I do agree that it could be more intuitive to look down to see the comment — maybe some font color, or something.
    And, like Matt, I would not want to do it every time, but it was interesting.

  5. Like everything else in technology, there was a bit of a learning curve issue, but after getting if straight, I watched it several times and checked out several individual sites. This was a lot of fun. I would like you to try it again sometime if you can. Props to Larry. He’s another one of my favorite RSS feeds. For my own question of last week, I guess the dog ate it, or at least the server did. I did offer one up but with frequent server crashes in recent days, I have to assume it’s lost on the web somewhere. Ah well – what will this week bring us Kevin?

  6. Thank you for sharing this! I loved finding new blogs to read so this was a neat way to do this. Now I’m thinking of ways I can use this in my college class (where I will require them to blog).

  7. I like these types of web apps, but I can see that Jog the Web is a step up from others such as TrailFire. While others have various note-taking capablilities, I like the comment section on Jog the Web and its visually appealing format. Thanks!
    Here is the question I frequently think about: How can I encourage others interested in project based learning to look at projects that already exist instead of trying to re-invent the wheel?

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