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  • Web 2.0 for Teachers November 2009 A Collaborative slideshow - use with CC-NC-SA Twitter: @damoward
  • HYPE There's lots of it! Fry leaves Twitter Wikipedia inaccurate facebook sacking
  • It's OK if you don't get it, or don't want to use it* *If you do, start sharing... What's a wiki? Why would I ever post on Twitter? Who reads blogs anyway? Why waste time on facebook?
  • The Internet has changed so much since version 1.0
  • The Internet version 2.0 is about it's users... YouTube.com -- The machine is Us/ing Us 
  • People have a Digital Life now... YouTube.com -- HP "The Computer is personal again"
  • What are your professional challenges? What are others doing? } How to find answers 
  • = Web 2.0 ...be part of the community; email, comment, chat, share
  • Where to begin...
    • Start with Blogging
    Google's Blogger.com is simply write and publish...
  • Even easier...
    • Start with Blogging
    Posterous.com is based on sending emails to a page
  • Where to begin...
    • Bookmark your web finds and share
    Collaborative pooling of resources, filter from the web, add your own Tags, share with others
  • Build up a PLN*...
    • Use a social site like Twitter
    *Personalised Learning Network
  • Uses...
    • Find other teachers to 'Follow' (ie. read their status updates aka tweets)
    • Post links to share ideas and resources found online
    • Use it as an online notepad to 'save' ideas and links others have posted
    • Set up surveys - see 'live' results (example to follow)
    • Make inquiries - faster and more relevant than asking Google as ideas are pre-filtered and current
  • Setting up a poll...
    • Use Twtpoll to create a suitable question
  • Tweet a link to it to your 'stream'...
    • Ask them to RT (ReTweet or repeat to expand on viewers)
    As you can see, @AngelaMaiers re-phrased my awkward question!
  • Results come through 'live'...
  • More advanced steps...
    • Edmodo - an educational and safe version of a facebook style site
    • Etherpad - collaborative live on an online document with 16 others and use a built in message pad
    • Ning - build your own free social network
    • Slideshare - post your presentation, share others
    A Collaborative effort, many thanks to contributors!  Please use freely: CC-NC-SA Twitter: @damoward