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Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom
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Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom

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This workshop was presented February 11, 2011 at the 11th Annual MegaResource Conference for K-12 Librarians, held at Mississippi State University Libraries.

This workshop was presented February 11, 2011 at the 11th Annual MegaResource Conference for K-12 Librarians, held at Mississippi State University Libraries.

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  • 1. Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom Mississippi State University Libraries Amanda Clay Powers February 11, 2011
  • 2. Web 2.0 = Change <ul><li>Everything has changed </li></ul><ul><li>Nothing has changed </li></ul>
  • 3. Web 2.0 Defined <ul><li>Web 1.0 was a print newspaper with no subscribers </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 brings Subscribers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commenters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content creators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Web 2.0 = Living Online <ul><li>The Social Web </li></ul><ul><li>No More Middlemen </li></ul><ul><li>Create It Yourself </li></ul>
  • 5. What Does It Mean To You? <ul><li>What does this mean for you as school librarians? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it mean to educators? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it mean for the classroom? </li></ul>
  • 6. Let’s Start With You <ul><li>A new study brings significant findings to light. </li></ul>Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 7. Let’s Start With You
  • 8. 70% of School Librarians Report Being on Social Networks Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 9. Facebook is the Most Popular Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 10. But the Concerns Remain Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 11. These Concerns are Universal <ul><li>Our students must learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing personal and public worlds online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing information overload </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing time online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For our students these are essential skills to master—or even just address. </li></ul>Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 12. How Do We Manage? <ul><li>But how do we help them do this if we are still struggling ourselves? </li></ul><ul><li>I think the answer lies in this other fact—that if we are part of social networks, we are more likely to see the possibilities in the classroom. </li></ul>
  • 13. Experience Leads to Value Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 14. Librarians Continue to Lead Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 15. But…but…but…but…. <ul><li>But what if you don’t have time or energy or interest in joining facebook or starting a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>But what if you don’t even have access to most social networks from work? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you integrate these new skills in your life as an educator? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you possibly meet these needs and learn to negotiate these worlds so you can pass on these essential new skills to your students, teachers and parents? </li></ul>
  • 16. Do You Make Time For: <ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating with Colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Education </li></ul>
  • 17. Educational Social Networking? Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 18. Social Networks for Educators <ul><li>Classroom 2.0 -- A community for educators using Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>edWeb.net -- Where the education community connects </li></ul><ul><li>LearnCentral -- A forum for people dedicated to teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Tapped In -- A community of education professionals </li></ul><ul><li>TeachAde -- A helpful community of educators and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>We Are Teachers -- Thousands of teachers sharing ideas and best practices </li></ul><ul><li>We the Teachers -- Connect with other teachers, find teaching material, share resources </li></ul>Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  • 19. Be Empowered <ul><li>This is the reason you need a larger community. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from your peers. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out what works. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify your people. </li></ul><ul><li>Succeed in your goals. </li></ul>
  • 20. Questions? Let’s talk. <ul><li>Amanda Clay Powers </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Reference Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Ag & Life Sciences Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://facebook.com/amandaclaypowers </li></ul><ul><li>http://amandaclaypowers.com </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>MegaResources Mississippi State University Libraries

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