Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom Mississippi State University Libraries Amanda Clay Powers February 11, 2011
Web 2.0 = Change <ul><li>Everything has changed </li></ul><ul><li>Nothing has changed </li></ul>
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 </...
Web 2.0 = Living Online <ul><li>The Social Web </li></ul><ul><li>No More Middlemen </li></ul><ul><li>Create It Yourself </...
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 t...
Let’s Start With You <ul><li>A new study brings significant findings to light. </li></ul>Mega Resources Mississippi State ...
Let’s Start With You
70% of School Librarians Report Being on Social Networks Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
Facebook is the Most Popular Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
But the Concerns Remain Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
These Concerns are Universal <ul><li>Our students must learn:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing personal and public worlds o...
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...
Experience Leads to Value Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
Librarians Continue to Lead Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
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?  <...
Do You Make Time For: <ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating with Colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>M...
Educational Social Networking? Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
Social Networks for Educators <ul><li>Classroom 2.0  -- A community for educators using Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>edWeb.ne...
Be Empowered <ul><li>This is the reason you need a larger community.  </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from your peers. </li></ul><...
Questions?  Let’s talk. <ul><li>Amanda Clay Powers </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Reference Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>A...
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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.

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Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom

  1. 1. Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom Mississippi State University Libraries Amanda Clay Powers February 11, 2011
  2. 2. Web 2.0 = Change <ul><li>Everything has changed </li></ul><ul><li>Nothing has changed </li></ul>
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 7. Let’s Start With You
  8. 8. 70% of School Librarians Report Being on Social Networks Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  9. 9. Facebook is the Most Popular Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  10. 10. But the Concerns Remain Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  11. 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. 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. 13. Experience Leads to Value Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  14. 14. Librarians Continue to Lead Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  15. 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. 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. 17. Educational Social Networking? Mega Resources Mississippi State University Libraries
  18. 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. 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. 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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