Bringing web 2.0 into the classroom


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Here is an update to my previous Web 2 in the classroom.

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Bringing web 2.0 into the classroom

  1. 1. What does it look like?Where do I find it? @alexfinICT
  2. 2. 8-18 year-olds devote an average of 7 hours and 38minutes to using entertainment media across a typical dayThey spend so much of that time ‘media multitasking’ (using more than one medium at a time), they actually manage to pack a total of 10 hours and 45minutes worth of media content into those 7½ hours.
  3. 3.  Up skill yourself Share your knowledge Build up a bank of digital resources Engage your pupils Allow the pupils to drive the technology, whilst you focus on the subject knowledge
  4. 4. But seriously, how am I going to do it?
  5. 5. Personal Learning Network
  6. 6. A personal learning network (PLN) is your very own,handpicked online community of educators who couldoffer you more advice, ideas, lesson plans and resourcesthan you could possibly ever use.Think of it as that teacher in your school with all the best CDs,textbooks and planning locked in their store cupboard.Not only do you have your own key, but these tantalisingriches are shown on a never ending conveyor belt for you tochoose from.
  7. 7. Sign up to a free account on a widely used socialnetworking site, such as Twitter, Google+ or Facebook.Signing up to an account is straight forward if you havean email address and you don’t need to be good withcomputers to use it.Then follow educators who post interesting and useful things.Ask if you are looking for a resource or an idea as someone inyou PLN will have it, saving you time and expense.
  8. 8. What do you have to do in return forrevolutionising your teaching and yourprofessional development and collaboratingwith like-minded professionals to find greatresources and ideas?As little or as much as you choose.We hope that you would write some posts about a few thingsthat work well in your class. We would love to see things youhave made yourself and hear about any online resources thatyou find and like. Martin Burrett - @ICTmagic
  9. 9. Isn’t Twitter just about ‘telling people you are having a cup of coffee’ and ‘Stephen Fry’? If that’s what you want it to be, yes!
  10. 10. If you follow the right type of people, it puts youahead of the game with live information as itactually happens.There is an abundance of ideas and tipsavailable instantly! Plus support from otherteachers in similar situations.cpd, resources, ideas, questions, sharing bestpractice, like minded people..
  11. 11. It connects you with global educators if yougrow an open PLN.It forces me to up my game (in a good way) andlets me share and collaborate with brillianttweeps.Twitter for education = networking with otherteachers, sharing good practice, finding outabout new resourcesgreat way to share ideas! #ukedchat
  12. 12. @dughall @janwebb21@deerwood @nellmog@karl_goddard @kristianstill@kamyousaf @jamesmichie@simfin @tomsale@neiladam @largerama@tombarrett @chickensaltash@mrthomson @ICTmagic A beginners guide to developing a PLN
  13. 13.  Docs  Online (works in browser)  Collaborative  No need for USB sticks Google Body Google Art Project Picasa – Photo editing/sharing
  14. 14.  Social bookmarking Explanation
  15. 15.  Upload and share your PowerPoints with your pupils
  16. 16.  The end of Powerpoint Not a bullet point in sight
  17. 17.  Filesharing File sync
  18. 18.  screen capture software
  19. 19.  Internet address shortner
  20. 20.  Word clouds
  21. 21.  Closed Online learning environment
  22. 22.  Create your own QR barcodes
  23. 23.  Photo editing software Replaces Photoshop
  24. 24.  Photo Design Music Creation
  25. 25.  Top 10 Sites for Images and Clip Art Pics4Learning - Very popular site to find free, safe-to-use images for teachers and students. - Search engine that searches the most popular free image engines around and provides one-stop shopping. School Clip Art - Great site for free school clip art. Ookaboo - Creative commons (free) site for finding great images for class work. Picsearch - Excellent image search engine, if used with a districts filtering solution. Veezzle - Wonderful free stock photo search engine. Google Swirl - Innovative way to search for images and see their relationships with each other (use with Google Safe Search enabled). Free Photo Bank - Easy way to find creative common images. Open Clip Art - Great way to find free clip art. Find Icons - Nice site for free icons.
  26. 26.  Interesting Ways….
  27. 27.  A place where teachers meet and share
  28. 28.  Here are some of Tim’s favourite websites:
  29. 29.  Free online file convertor
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  31. 31. http://www.twitter.com