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  1. 1. Utilizing Web 2.0 Technologies for Engaging Lessons & Increasing your PLN<br />Kevin DorseyInstructional Technology CoordinatorDelaware County Intermediate Unit #25<br />PBEA Regional 1 Director<br />
  2. 2. Materials<br />Available at:<br /><br />
  3. 3. About Me<br />Hatboro-Horsham HS – 9-12 grade<br />Valley Forge Middle School 5-8 grade<br />Hillside Elementary School K-4 grade<br />Delaware County IU #25?<br />Professional Development<br />Inservice training<br />
  4. 4. Two Parts<br />Web 2.0 in your classroom <br />PLN (Personal Learning Network)<br />Diggo<br />Professional Development<br />Twitter<br />Social Bookmarking<br />Connections<br />Blogging<br />
  5. 5. What is Web 2.0?<br />Wikipedia: web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web<br />Quick Fasts on Wikipedia:<br />Steve Jobs has called Wikipedia one of the most accurate encyclopedias in the world<br />According to one study Wikipedia was found to be just as accurate as Britannica <br />It’s a teaching tool! Embrace it, don’t delete it!<br />
  6. 6. Web 2.0<br />
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  8. 8. The Human Network<br />
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  10. 10. Blogs<br />Blogger – easy to use, basic features<br />Wordpress – advanced features<br />Edublogs – free for educators<br />Schoolwires (depends on district)<br />
  11. 11. Blogs more than just a diary <br />Images<br />Videos<br />Glogsters<br />Chat rooms<br />Feedback<br />
  12. 12. Blogs in the Business Classroom<br />Business Law: Court Cases<br />Finance: Financial Management, Company Outlooks<br />Computer Based Courses: New Software, Upcoming Software, Ticks, Web 2.0 Sites<br />Tell the parents! Advertising your program!<br />
  13. 13. Blogs – Making Them Interactive<br />Require student’s comment<br />Link with other teachers<br />Discussions start to form<br />Warning: moderate the comments!<br />
  14. 14. RSS - Really Simple Syndication<br />Google Reader<br />
  15. 15. Add Google Searches<br />News search<br />Internet search<br />Copy the search URL<br />Past the URL in Add a subscription<br />
  16. 16. Add to your reader<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  17. 17. Podcasts<br />distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer<br />
  18. 18. Podcasts<br />Materials needs<br />Microphone<br />Recording software<br />Garage Band - Mac<br />Audacity – Free<br />Upload Podcasts<br /><br />SchoolWires<br />Podcasts can be automatically<br />updated via RRS Readers<br />
  19. 19. Wiki’s<br /><ul><li>What I Know Is</li></ul>Wikispaces<br />Wetpaint<br />Resources (not web 2.0)<br />Classroom website (not web 2.0)<br />Discussions (web 2.0)<br />Collaboration (web 2.0<br />
  20. 20. Wikipedia<br />Issues:<br />Easy information<br />Maybe inaccurate<br />Anyone can edit<br />Solutions:<br />Explore references<br />Find supporting resources<br />Fact check<br />Push the students!<br />
  21. 21. Glogster<br /><br />Sample Glogs<br /><br /><br />
  22. 22. VoiceThread<br />Free with adds<br />Discounts available to PAIUNET Schools<br /><br />VoiceThread Video<br />
  23. 23. Social Networking<br />Facebook<br />Edmodo - free<br />Keystone Commons – free requires PAIUNET<br />
  24. 24. Edmodo/Keystone Commons<br />Groups<br />Updates<br />Collaboration<br />
  25. 25. PLN<br />Personal Learning Network<br />Created and maintained by you!<br />Social Bookmarking<br />Facebook /Keystone Commons<br />Twitter<br />
  26. 26. PLN<br />
  27. 27. Social Bookmarking<br />Diigo<br />Delicious<br />Portaportal<br />
  28. 28. Diigo in Schools<br />
  29. 29. Diigo<br />Sign up for an account<br />Download and install the toolbar<br />Groups<br />Lists/Folders<br />
  30. 30. Diggo and your PLN<br />Join Groups<br />Create Groups<br />Daily email digest<br />Annotations from other users<br />
  31. 31. Twitter<br />Micro Blogging<br />140 characters (updates coming to combine tweets)<br />Tweet – a posting<br />It can be used professionally, not just socially<br />
  32. 32. The Basics<br /><br />Following/Followers <br />@dorseyk– reply for everyone to see<br />D dorseyk– private message<br />Lists<br />
  33. 33. Who to follow<br />Jgates513<br />Snbeach<br />WillRich45<br />MrsAngle<br />TeachaKidd<br />Suewaters<br />Teachers by subject area:<br /><br />
  34. 34. Just think!<br />Make the 1st step SMALL!<br />Read, and contribute to other blogs<br />Start on your own without students knowing/contributing<br />Expand after you become comfortable<br />“Slow is steady, steady is fast”<br />