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... <ul><li>Start with Blogging </li></ul>Google's Blogger.com is simply write and publish...
Even easier... <ul><li>Start with Blogging </li></ul>Posterous.com is based on sending emails to a page
Where to begin... <ul><li>Bookmark your web finds and share </li></ul>Collaborative pooling of resources, filter from the web, add your own Tags, share with others
Build up a PLN*... <ul><li>Use a social site like Twitter </li></ul>*Personalised Learning Network
Uses... <ul><li>Find other teachers to 'Follow' (ie. read their status updates aka tweets) </li></ul><ul><li>Post links to share ideas and resources found online </li></ul><ul><li>Use it as an online notepad to 'save' ideas and links others have posted </li></ul><ul><li>Set up surveys - see 'live' results (example to follow) </li></ul><ul><li>Make inquiries - faster and more relevant than asking Google as ideas are pre-filtered and current </li></ul>
Setting up a poll... <ul><li>Use Twtpoll to create a suitable question </li></ul>
Tweet a link to it to your 'stream'... <ul><li>Ask them to RT (ReTweet or repeat to expand on viewers) </li></ul>As you can see, @AngelaMaiers re-phrased my awkward question!
Results come through 'live'... <ul><li> </li></ul>
More advanced steps... <ul><li>Edmodo - an educational and safe version of a facebook style site </li></ul><ul><li>Etherpad - collaborative live on an online document with 16 others and use a built in message pad </li></ul><ul><li>Ning - build your own free social network </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare - post your presentation, share others </li></ul>A Collaborative effort, many thanks to contributors! Please use freely: CC-NC-SA Twitter: @damoward