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What is Web 2.0?
According to Wikipedia, “Web 2.0 is commonly associated
with web applications that facilitate interactive...
Collaborate.
http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu
http://www.thinkfinity.org
Tips
 Use technology when it fits – not just for the sake of
using technology.
 You do NOT have to be the expert – give ...
www.wordle.net
 “Beautiful Word Clouds”
 Great for interpersonal or visual learning styles.
 Free, no sign up.
www.tagx...
Ideas
 Vocabulary, literary concepts
 Describing people, places, important ideas, etc.
 Finding overused words in compo...
Who gave this famous speech?
www.glogster.com/edu
 Online Posters
 Great for autobiographies, book reports, short essays or
small group projects.
Pros
 Students can add different media such as audio, video,
pictures, links to other glogs or websites, etc.
 Promotes ...
www.animoto.com
Book reports
Advertisements
Public Announcements
Autobiographies
Concept checks and reviews
Pros
 Students can make videos from home or school without being
knowledgeable in video editing.
 Promotes creativity an...
Web 2.0 Sites
 http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu
 www.thinkfinity.org
 www.wordle.net
 www.tagxedo.com
 www.glogster.com...
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 Rss feed icon: http://www.elekta.com/
 www.animoto.com
 www.glogster.com
 www.twitter.com
 Wiki icon: ...
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  1. 1. Tech Tools for your classroom
  2. 2. What is Web 2.0? According to Wikipedia, “Web 2.0 is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing...and collaboration on the World Wide Web.” Facebook Twitter Youtube Wikis Social Bookmarking Blogs
  3. 3. Collaborate. http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu http://www.thinkfinity.org
  4. 4. Tips  Use technology when it fits – not just for the sake of using technology.  You do NOT have to be the expert – give students time to play and they will amaze you.  Give students choices in how they present their learning. This allows them to work to their strengths. (McTighe & O’Connor, 2005; Tomlinson & McTighe, 2006; Nunley, 2006)
  5. 5. www.wordle.net  “Beautiful Word Clouds”  Great for interpersonal or visual learning styles.  Free, no sign up. www.tagxedo.com  Can form words into pictures.  Can save and download image.
  6. 6. Ideas  Vocabulary, literary concepts  Describing people, places, important ideas, etc.  Finding overused words in compositions  Activity for guessing excerpts from books, quotes and essay  ??
  7. 7. Who gave this famous speech?
  8. 8. www.glogster.com/edu  Online Posters  Great for autobiographies, book reports, short essays or small group projects.
  9. 9. Pros  Students can add different media such as audio, video, pictures, links to other glogs or websites, etc.  Promotes creativity and individuality.  Students can work at home or at school. Cons  Students can get distracted.  Sometimes can be confusing – need to practice first.
  10. 10. www.animoto.com Book reports Advertisements Public Announcements Autobiographies Concept checks and reviews
  11. 11. Pros  Students can make videos from home or school without being knowledgeable in video editing.  Promotes creativity and individuality.  Can download and add to glogster and other media.  Has comment and rating features so it can be used as a collaboration or discussion tool. Cons  Text is limited to 2 lines.  Images must be downloaded to computer first and then uploaded.  Takes about an hour to save and view the final project.
  12. 12. Web 2.0 Sites  http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu  www.thinkfinity.org  www.wordle.net  www.tagxedo.com  www.glogster.com  www.wallwisher.com  www.teachwithwiki.wikispaces.com/
  13. 13. Image credits  Rss feed icon: http://www.elekta.com/  www.animoto.com  www.glogster.com  www.twitter.com  Wiki icon: http://blog.delaranja.com/what-is-a-wiki  Wordle: http://ppmartin.wordpress.com/2008/08/09/  http://www.manifestlondon.co.uk/blog/tag/socialmedia/  http://sarorosales.blogspot.com/2009/10/describing-my-classmate.html
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