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Cengage2009 Frydenberg

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers
  2. 2. Web 2.0 <ul><li>“ While the first wave of the Web was closely tied to the browser, the second wave extends applications across the web and enables a new generation of services and business opportunities.” </li></ul><ul><li>Tim O’Reilly (2004) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Web 2.0 Social Applications Technology
  4. 5. Today’s Students
  5. 6. “ Digital” Students: <ul><li>Continuously multi-tasking </li></ul><ul><li>Work in teams </li></ul><ul><li>Create and consume content </li></ul><ul><li>Handle lots of information </li></ul><ul><li>Google everything </li></ul><ul><li>Are always connected </li></ul>
  6. 7. Learning?
  7. 8. <ul><li>Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.” </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Prensky </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.markprensky.com/writing </li></ul>
  8. 9. Learning with Web 2.0 Tools Web 2.0
  9. 10. Learning in a Web 2.0 World <ul><li>What do you want to learn? </li></ul><ul><li>Where does the data /information come from? </li></ul><ul><li>How can it be shared? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we know? </li></ul><ul><li>What connections can we make? </li></ul>
  10. 11. Learning Today <ul><li>Happens Anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Experiential </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant / Real World </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging, Active </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Produce, Consume, and Organize Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>“ Figure it out” attitude </li></ul>
  11. 12. Memorize
  12. 13. Analyze, Synthesize
  13. 14. Tools for Engaging Today’s Students
  14. 15. Whose class is it?
  15. 16. Whose class is it now? <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Google Sites </li></ul>
  16. 17. Surveys Made Simple: Google Forms
  17. 18. Live Polling <ul><li>Embed on Blog or Web Site </li></ul><ul><li>Include in PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Some offer Cell Phone Polling </li></ul>Home | Prices | Developers | Blog | Wiki beta                              
  18. 19. Create Web Video: viddler.com <ul><li>Video for your Blog or Web Site </li></ul>
  19. 20. Live Blogging: coveritlive.com <ul><li>Create a “backchannel” </li></ul><ul><li>Ask students to take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Post questions </li></ul>
  20. 21. Slide Sharing: slideshare.net
  21. 22. Collaborative Browsing: twiddla.com
  22. 23. Live Video Streaming: ustream.tv <ul><li>Turn your PC into a TV Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with your viewers. </li></ul>
  23. 24. Desktop Sharing: crossloop.com <ul><li>Download the Crossloop client. </li></ul><ul><li>Yuuguu.com is another browser based desktop sharing tool </li></ul>
  24. 25. Micro-blogging: Twitter <ul><li>Find people like you to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Twhirl client on your PC </li></ul><ul><li>Build a social network! </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Educators to follow </li></ul>
  25. 26. How cool was that? Mark Frydenberg Twitter: @checkmark Email: [email_address]

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