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Classroom 2.0: RSS / Feed Readers

Information about specific Web 2.0 tools and how they can be used effectively by students and teachers.

For the Classroom

Why students and teachers use RSS feeds:

  • Group projects- subscribing to the same RSS feeds means all group members get the same content updates
  • Organized - obtain updated information without receiving dozens of e-mail notifications or visiting numerous sites
  • Customized - filter content from the Internet for your own purposes and select updates from the feeds that are relevant to you
  • Accessible - because it is written in XML code, RSS feeds can be viewed in a variety of programs

Sign up for a feed reader, like Google Reader, today!

More Information

RSS Feed Readers

Subscribe to a feed reader, like Google Reader, to aggregate different RSS feeds. Below is a list of feed readers to consider:

RSS in Plain English

Google Reader in Plain English