Using Web 2.0
to enhance
Maths and Science
John Sloan
Delphian eLearning
What’s
on
the
horizon?


The
Horizon
Report:
Technologies
to
Watch

K‐12
Report
2010

•  Cloud
compu?ng

•  Collabora?ve

...
•  What
is
Web
2.0
and
where
did
it
come
from?

•  Tools
for
business,
socialising
and
learning

•  Who’s
using
them?

•  ...
The
Tools

Sites
for
social
par?cipa?on,
collabora?on
and
communica?on

and
learning
such
as:

•  blogs
(personal
web‐base...
John
Larkin
hIp://www.larkin.net.au/index.html

Where
Can
I
Find
Web
2.0
Tools?

Network
of
trusted
business
contact

Free
internet
calls;
real
?me
collabora?on

worldwide

Collabora?ve
research
tool

Pe...
More
than
500
million
ac?ve
users
worldwide;
9.2
million
in

Australia;
most
popular
website
for
uploading
photos
for

you...
Create
and
manage
student
blogs

Videos
and
blogs
for
educators

Web
2.0
and
collabora?ve
technologies

Social
networks
fo...
Department
Web
2.0
sites

•  WA
–
Web
2.0
guides

hIp://www.det.wa.edu.au/educa?on/cmis/eval/curriculum/ict/
index.htm

• ...
Edublogs

Blogs
in
ac?on

Flat
Classrooms
Ning

Flat
classrooms
WordPress
Blog

Hawkesdale
P‐12

Skype
for
interna?onal
collabora?on

Wikispaces

Vodcasts
on
TeacherTube

Vodcasts
on
YouTube

Classroom
2.0

TwiIer

TwiIer
ac?vity

•  Wri?ng
for
an
authen?c
audience


•  Composing
in
various
modes
and
media

•  Sharing
and
exploring
others’
points
of
v...
Web
2.0
and
the
Australian
Curriculum

Select
either
the
Maths
or
Science
curriculum

document

•  In
groups
of
4‐5,
discu...
Web
2.0:
Fear
or
Educate?

•  If
the
Net
Genera?on
values
experien?al

learning,
working
in
teams
and
social

networking,
...
•  Broadens
educa?onal
opportuni?es
to
all

•  Teachers
can
use
as
tools
for
learning

Students
can
demonstrate
their
lear...
What
the
Aust.
research
says…

Young
people
engaged
with
user‐generated
content

websites:

Australian Communications and ...
Impact
on
behaviour
and
anxiety


(Byron
Review,
2008)

In
your
classroom…

To
establish
Web
2.0
applica?ons
in
your
classroom:

•  Inves?gate
with
students
some
good
sites
they
...
Web
2.0:
Fear
or
educa?on?


Five
minute
discussion
in
groups
on
digital

ci?zenship:

•  Are
your
students
responsible
di...
Poll
Everywhere

et:

py‐
lide

er

ons,


or

poll.

ACMA
cybersmart

Federal
Gov’t:
E‐Security

PLINKERTON
is
a
cybersafety
mystery
game
that
aims
to
create

awareness
for
Middle
school
students
about
how
to
stay
safe
...
•  Educa?on
has
become
portable

•  Content
is
downloaded
and
listened
to
or

viewed
when
and
where
the
learner
decides

•...
Resources

•  New
Media
Consor?um,
The
Horizon
Report

hIp://www.nmc.org/pdf/2010‐Horizon‐Report‐K12.pdf

•  Twenty‐two
Wa...
John
Sloan

Email:
john@delphian.com.au

Delphian
eLearning

www.delphian.com.au

App‐?tude
Learning

www.app‐?tude.com.au...
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This was presented at the Pearson Celebrating a 21st Century Education Conference in Canberra in November 2010. The presentation looks at research around the use of Web 2.0 tools in education and shows exemplars of how they can be used to enhance teaching of Maths and Science to 21st Century learners

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  1. 1. Using Web 2.0 to enhance Maths and Science John Sloan Delphian eLearning
  2. 2. What’s
on
the
horizon?

 The
Horizon
Report:
Technologies
to
Watch
 K‐12
Report
2010
 •  Cloud
compu?ng
 •  Collabora?ve
 environments
 •  Game
based
 learning
 •  Mobiles
 •  Augmented
reality
 •  Flexible
displays
 hIp://www.nmc.org/pdf/2010‐Horizon‐Report‐K12.pdf
 Aust‐NZ
Report
2010
 •  E‐books
 •  Mobiles
 •  Augmented
reality
 •  Open
content
 •  Gesture
based
 compu?ng
 •  Visual
data
analysis
 http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2010-Horizon-Report-ANZ.pdf
  3. 3. •  What
is
Web
2.0
and
where
did
it
come
from?
 •  Tools
for
business,
socialising
and
learning
 •  Who’s
using
them?
 •  Applica?ons
and
implica?ons
for
Australian
 curriculum
 •  What
can
you
do
in
your
school?
 Our
Horizon

  4. 4. The
Tools
 Sites
for
social
par?cipa?on,
collabora?on
and
communica?on
 and
learning
such
as:
 •  blogs
(personal
web‐based
journals)
 •  messaging
(instant
web
based
messaging)
 •  chat
(real
?me
text
based
interac?on)
 •  discussion
groups
(delayed
text
based
interac?on)


 •  wikis
(modifiable
collabora?ve
web
pages)

 •  podcas?ng
(subscrip?on‐based
broadcast
over
the
web)

 •  vodcas?ng
(video
podcasts
broadcast
over
the
web)
 •  RSS
(really
simple
syndica?on)
that
enables
the
sharing
of
 news
across
the
web,
free.

  5. 5. John
Larkin
hIp://www.larkin.net.au/index.html

  6. 6. Where
Can
I
Find
Web
2.0
Tools?

  7. 7. Network
of
trusted
business
contact
 Free
internet
calls;
real
?me
collabora?on
 worldwide
 Collabora?ve
research
tool
 PeerMint,
Telstra,
Intel,
Teach
Australia
 Tools
for
Business

  8. 8. More
than
500
million
ac?ve
users
worldwide;
9.2
million
in
 Australia;
most
popular
website
for
uploading
photos
for
 young
people.
 Bandwidth
costs
are
es?mated
at
$1
million
a
day;
in
2007,
 consumed
as
much
bandwidth
as
the
en?re
Internet
in
2000.
 Popular
in
UK,
US,
NZ,
Pacific
Is.
 General
worldwide
use
14
years
+.
Australian
users
1.2
million
 Social
networking
&
microblogging
service
via
Tweets
of
140
 characters.
 Tools
for
Socialising

  9. 9. Create
and
manage
student
blogs
 Videos
and
blogs
for
educators
 Web
2.0
and
collabora?ve
technologies
 Social
networks
for
anything

 Uploading
and
sharing
photos
 Organising
social
bookmarks
 Tools
for
Learning

  10. 10. Department
Web
2.0
sites
 •  WA
–
Web
2.0
guides
 hIp://www.det.wa.edu.au/educa?on/cmis/eval/curriculum/ict/ index.htm
 •  VIC
–
ePoten?al
Showcase
 hIp://epoten?al.educa?on.vic.gov.au/showcase/
 •  QLD
–
Smart
Classrooms
 hIp://educa?on.qld.gov.au/smartclassrooms/index.html

  11. 11. Edublogs

  12. 12. Blogs
in
ac?on

  13. 13. Flat
Classrooms
Ning

  14. 14. Flat
classrooms
WordPress
Blog
 Hawkesdale
P‐12

  15. 15. Skype
for
interna?onal
collabora?on

  16. 16. Wikispaces

  17. 17. Vodcasts
on
TeacherTube

  18. 18. Vodcasts
on
YouTube

  19. 19. Classroom
2.0

  20. 20. TwiIer

  21. 21. TwiIer
ac?vity

  22. 22. •  Wri?ng
for
an
authen?c
audience

 •  Composing
in
various
modes
and
media
 •  Sharing
and
exploring
others’
points
of
view
 •  Researching
and
evalua?ng
informa?on
 •  Mapping
content
to
loca?ons
 •  Videos
and
podcasts
as
ready‐made
curriculum
 content
 •  Professional
learning
 •  Reflec?on
tool
for
teachers
and
students
 How
can
we
use
them?

  23. 23. Web
2.0
and
the
Australian
Curriculum
 Select
either
the
Maths
or
Science
curriculum
 document
 •  In
groups
of
4‐5,
discuss
the
3
ques?ons
on
 your
handout
 •  Take
notes
 •  Appoint
a
person
to
report
back

  24. 24. Web
2.0:
Fear
or
Educate?
 •  If
the
Net
Genera?on
values
experien?al
 learning,
working
in
teams
and
social
 networking,
what
are
the
implica?ons
for
 classrooms?
 •  Iden?fy
areas
where
Web
2.0
could
be
used
 •  What
are
some
of
the
classroom
issues
 involved
in
Web
2.0?

  25. 25. •  Broadens
educa?onal
opportuni?es
to
all
 •  Teachers
can
use
as
tools
for
learning
 Students
can
demonstrate
their
learning
 •  Reflec?ve
tool
for
teaching
and
for
learning
 •  Internet
safety,
online
behaviour
 •  Management
of
ethical
issues
 •  Parent
informa?on
for
managing
children
at
 home


 Implica?ons
for
T
&
L

  26. 26. What
the
Aust.
research
says…
 Young
people
engaged
with
user‐generated
content
 websites:
 Australian Communications and Media Authority, 2009, Click and connect: Young Australians' use of online social media, http://www.acma.gov.au/WEB/STANDARD/pc=PC_311797
  27. 27. Impact
on
behaviour
and
anxiety

 (Byron
Review,
2008)

  28. 28. In
your
classroom…
 To
establish
Web
2.0
applica?ons
in
your
classroom:
 •  Inves?gate
with
students
some
good
sites
they
can
sign
up
to

 •  Check
on
the
minimum
age
that
sites
will
accept


 •  Look
for
site
informa?on
for
teachers
and
parents
 •  Look
for
joint
administrator
rights
for
teachers
on
their
 students’
sites

 •  Expect
safety
?ps
and
good
advice
on
the
site

 •  Check
that
the
site
has
moderators
who
monitor
the
site
 •  Look
for
the
loca?on
of
the
site
and
assess
whether
it
 complies
with
Australian
standards.

  29. 29. Web
2.0:
Fear
or
educa?on?

 Five
minute
discussion
in
groups
on
digital
 ci?zenship:
 •  Are
your
students
responsible
digital
ci?zens?
 •  What
do
students
understand
about
Web
2.0?
 Poll
Everywhere
 hIp://www.polleverywhere.com/#

  30. 30. Poll
Everywhere
 et:
 py‐ lide
 er
 ons,
 
or
 poll.

  31. 31. ACMA
cybersmart

  32. 32. Federal
Gov’t:
E‐Security

  33. 33. PLINKERTON
is
a
cybersafety
mystery
game
that
aims
to
create
 awareness
for
Middle
school
students
about
how
to
stay
safe
 online.
 Cybersafety
app

  34. 34. •  Educa?on
has
become
portable
 •  Content
is
downloaded
and
listened
to
or
 viewed
when
and
where
the
learner
decides
 •  Easy
to
make
content
and
upload
 •  Tools
are
affordable
–
handheld
devices
&
 web‐based
sotware
 Why
is
Web
2.0
important?

  35. 35. Resources
 •  New
Media
Consor?um,
The
Horizon
Report
 hIp://www.nmc.org/pdf/2010‐Horizon‐Report‐K12.pdf
 •  Twenty‐two
Ways
to
use
TwiIer
in
the
Classroom
 hIp://www.docstoc.com/docs/5649046/How‐To‐Use‐TwiIer‐in‐the‐ Classroom
 •  Steve
Hargadon,
Educa3onal
Networking:
The
Important
Role
Web
2.0
will
 play
in
Educa3on
 hIp://www.scribd.com/doc/24161189/Educa?onal‐Networking‐The‐ Important‐Role‐Web‐2‐0‐Will‐Play‐in‐Educa?on
 •  Flat
Classroom
Project,
hIp://flatclassroomproject.ning.com/
 •  Poll
Everywhere
hIp://www.polleverywhere.com/
 •  ACMA,
Cybersmart
hIp://www.cybersmart.gov.au/
 •  DBCDE,
E‐Security
Budd:e,
hIps://budd‐e.staysmartonline.gov.au/

  36. 36. John
Sloan
 Email:
john@delphian.com.au
 Delphian
eLearning
 www.delphian.com.au
 App‐?tude
Learning
 www.app‐?tude.com.au
 Contact

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