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  1. 1. Transforming your Classroom with Web 2.0 Administrators Technology Academy 2011 Jan Coley Jefferson County Schools http://jc-schools.net
  2. 2. Purpose and Objectives Examine applications that are easy to access and user-friendly. <ul><li>Web 2.0 tools for the classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visuword </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comic Creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a Graph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizlet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kerpoof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scoreboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pixlr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scoreboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ZoomIt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Howjsay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bubbl.us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. You Are Teaching in an Age of Digital Learners
  4. 4. New Tools for the Classroom Digital Storytelling Web lessons and tutorials Distance Learning Podcasting Streaming Media Web 2.0
  5. 5. Web 2.0 – What is it? <ul><li>Web 2.0 is an expression which was used for the first time in 2004 by Tim O`Reilly. The main characteristics of new era in Internet is connected with its constant development and delivering services tailored to the needs of each user. </li></ul><ul><li>Associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, and user-centered. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>A term used to describe a new generation of Web services and applications with an increasing emphasis on human collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>These usually include tools that let people collaborate and share information online </li></ul>
  7. 7. Web 2.0 – Why use it in education? What are the advantages? <ul><ul><li>Works with all Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No software purchases or downloads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available anywhere, anytime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows the additions of tags, which in turn makes searchable. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to share </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engages students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pride of ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides an avenue for collaboration with professionals in all fields as well as other students. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>What are the disadvantages? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet may be down when you need to use this. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Often cannot save to a local computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correctness of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy issues </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes </li></ul>Wordle www.wordle.net
  10. 10. Educational Uses <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Review </li></ul><ul><li>Scrambled sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>News Items </li></ul><ul><li>Book reviews </li></ul>From jamiekeddie.com
  11. 11. Visuword http://mpcollab.org/MPbeta1/node/1720 Online graphical dictionary that provides meanings and word relationships .
  12. 12. Educational Uses <ul><li>Illustrates relationships of words </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synonyms and homonym </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nous, verbs, adjectives, adverbs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for English language learners </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a dictionary and thesaurus. </li></ul><ul><li>Visuword combines a web 2.0 type visualization tool with Princeton University ’s opensource WordNet database to create an interactive click and drag type tool that is free for everyone to use. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Comic Creator http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/comic/index.html
  14. 14. Quizlet quizlet.com (Web 2.0) TN 6 th grade science academic vocabulary
  15. 15. Quizlet
  16. 16. Create a Graph
  17. 17. SlideShare www.slideshare.net <ul><li>Allow the online sharing of PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, and PDF files. </li></ul><ul><li>The files may be shared either publicly or privately. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Photoshop.com http://www.photoshop.com/ You must set up an account and login into your account to use the tools.
  19. 19. Photoshop.com http://www.photoshop.c om/ <ul><li>Create and account </li></ul><ul><li>Select Online Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Edit pictures </li></ul>
  20. 20. Photoshop.com (online tools) To edit an image, select the Express Editor .
  21. 21. Tools Available
  22. 22. Decorate Tab – fun for children Allows a Save to local computer!
  23. 23. <ul><li>Pixlr </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pixlr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Pixlr Express </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pixlr.com/express/ </li></ul>For Beginners or a Quick Fix Blog with tutorial Additional tutorial
  24. 24. Bubbl.us http://bubbl.us/ <ul><li>Create mind maps consisting of a number of interconnected Bubbles containing text </li></ul><ul><li>Entirely browser based editor </li></ul><ul><li>User can control the size, color and arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>Bubbles can be cross-connected </li></ul><ul><li>Other users can collaborate on mind maps </li></ul><ul><li>Easily shared or embedded in the user's website </li></ul>
  25. 26. Seven Ways to use Mind Maps in the Classroom http://www.thinkbuzan.com/us/articles/view/7-mind-mapping-uses-for-teaching <ul><li>Lesson Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum planning </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging Discussion and Independent thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Student Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Self Evaluation </li></ul>
  26. 27. Google Apps for Education
  27. 28. Engrade – Online Gradebook
  28. 29. iTunes U <ul><li>http://www.apple.com/education/guidedtours/itunesu.html </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the iTunes store </li></ul><ul><li>Educational, audio, and video content </li></ul><ul><li>Most popular downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Contents categories </li></ul><ul><li>By University </li></ul>
  29. 30. Molecular Workbench http://workbench.concord.org/
  30. 31. Inter activate
  31. 32. Jefferson County Schools
  32. 33. Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom http://jc-schools.net/web_20.htm
  33. 34. http://jc-schools.net/techupdate /
  34. 37. http://jc-schools.net
  35. 38. Dynamic Curriculum
  36. 39. Dynamic Curricululm Technology Project for Jefferson County Schoools and more!
  37. 42. <ul><li>Links to General Resource Websites for the content area </li></ul>Each of the core curriculum content sites includes
  38. 43. Links to specific websites that aid in teaching specific standards, Checks for Understanding, and SPI’s
  39. 44. Teacher Created Materials
  40. 45. Educational Podcasts
  41. 46. Thank You! Let Web 2.0 tools make you a STAR! Questions? Tagxedo site for creating word clouds in an image shape

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