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This is a collection of slides showing that teachers can enhance reading and writing lessons by using Web 2.0 tools.

This is a collection of slides showing that teachers can enhance reading and writing lessons by using Web 2.0 tools.

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  • 1. Reading, Writing and Web 2.0 make a great team! Presented by Fiona Beal Fish Hoek Primary School fionabeal@gmail.com http://fionabeal.edublogs.org
  • 2. Introducing myself• Web 2.0 ‘fanatic’ and passionate about integrating the curriculum with technology.• Have taught Grades 1 - 7 and am now Computer teacher at Fishhoek Primary• Life was revolutionised in 2009 by blogging and discovering a whole educational community ‘out there’.• Winner of Innovative Teacher 2009 in SA. Winning place in Pan African Finals in Mauritius and participated in World Finals in Brazil.• Textbook writer
  • 3. Web 2.0: Amazing free, easy to use interactive programmeshttp://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/
  • 4. Outcomes for this session• Useful creative writing programmes and Web 2.0 resources• Writing methods used in class - the ‘just write’ method, circle writing etc.• Reading on the web
  • 5. Back Channel Reflectionhttp://todaysmeet.com/Fiona-RWW2Introduceyourselves andadd thoughtsand ideas toshare with us…
  • 6. Creative writing
  • 7. Approaches using bought programmes• Storybook Weaver• Storymaker 2
  • 8. Storybook Weaver examples
  • 9. By John Grade 1
  • 10. Storymaker 2 examples
  • 11. By Georgia Gr 5Be
  • 12. Page 1
  • 13. Other programmes I use • Microsoft Publisher • Microsoft Word • Scrapbook Factory • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • 14. Microsoft Publisher examples
  • 15. Microsoft Word examples
  • 16. Scrapbook Factory de Luxe examples
  • 17. Microsoft PowerPoint examples
  • 18. Stories made using PowerPoint
  • 19. Methods of creative writing
  • 20. Our world loves stories. Do you like stories?
  • 21. Catch the story going around in your head!
  • 22. Concentrate hard until you find the story
  • 23. Who found a story?
  • 24. Let’s discuss our stories in groups
  • 25. Oh, that is a funny story!
  • 26. That’s a very good idea!
  • 27. Now it is time to put your thoughts on to the computer.Don’t worry about spelling and grammar – just write!
  • 28. The words are done, the story is inparagraphs mand Ihave checked thespelling. My friend helped me. The pagesare in order. Now it’s time to illustrate mystory.
  • 29. How do you do this ‘print screen’ thing again?We use ‘print screen’ to get the pictures andwords into PowerPoint.
  • 30. A non-web project using creative writing
  • 31. Fish Hoek Primary created areading scheme of 80 books from Grade 1 – Grade 7 for Steenberg Primary School
  • 32. We created stories in Storymaker 2or Storybook Weaver and put them into PowerPoint. We then printed them as A4 booklets.
  • 33. The Grade 5 bookbinding team at work
  • 34. One class was selected to deliver them and read some of the stories to each grade in their school hall.
  • 35. Thank you for these books!
  • 36. E-books
  • 37. Using Primary Pad to create circle stories http://primarypad.comPrimary pad was at that stage called Etherpad.(it was then bought by Google)
  • 38. We sent codes from school to school
  • 39. Our two and three- nation collaborative writing project1. These can be read from http://Slideboom.com itself following a link. http://www.slideboom.com/presentations/94941/The-Secret2. They can be embedded in a blog. http://fionabeal.edublogs.org/our-two-nation-collaborative-stories/ http://fionabeal.edublogs.org/our-three-nation-story-writing-project/ http://fionabeal.edublogs.org/our-stories-with-sound-project/3. They can be uploaded to a website http://www.sanandres.esc.edu.ar/olivosp/extranet2009/6to/globalwriting/in dex.htm
  • 40. Creating e-books uploading Microsoft PowerPoint http://slideboom.com
  • 41. This is what it looks like in Slideboom.com
  • 42. Ideas using youblisher.comhttp://elk-grade6-stories.wikispaces.com – Karen Stadler’s project
  • 43. Other great ideas• http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/2011/05/26 /digital-storytelling-with-animation-tools/
  • 44. Story-starter sites
  • 45. Use a programme like http://www.wallwisher.com
  • 46. http://www.thestorystarter.com/jr.htm
  • 47. http://www.creativewritingprompts.com/#
  • 48. Online sites
  • 49. http://www.tagxeedo.com
  • 50. Storyjumper http://www.storyjumper.comThis is flip-page book with artworkattached. You can enter a wholeclass to have these e-books
  • 51. A sample from Tamsyn in Grade 5
  • 52. A sample from Tamsyn in Grade 5http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/572294/4c68afedee407
  • 53. Storybirdhttp://www.storybird.com
  • 54. Storybirdhttp://fionabeal.edublogs.org/2011/05/25/fun-using-storybird/
  • 55. Artisan’s Picture Book http://artisancam.org.uk
  • 56. Mixbookhttp://www.mixbook.com
  • 57. Sites using photos in a fun wayhttp://www.picjoke.comhttp://photofunia.comhttp://piclits.com
  • 58. http://www.piclit.com
  • 59. Stories using Google Maps
  • 60. Using a blog to create a story
  • 61. http://5bwrites.blogspot.com/
  • 62. Useful blog sites for creative writing
  • 63. http://askatechteacher.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/weekend-website-51-17- story-sites-for-first-and-second-grade/
  • 64. Lovely writing ideas on this blog http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/
  • 65. Book reviews
  • 66. http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/sandwich.asp
  • 67. http://www.booktrailersforreaders.com/Home+ Student+Book+Trailers
  • 68. Use a blog to write book reports http://josephr4.edublogs.org/2010/07/19/my-report/
  • 69. Further down in the same blog
  • 70. More book report ideas This whole blog called ‘Watch, Connect, Read” is devoted to different types of book reports: http://mrschureads.blogspot.com/ Ths blog post gives ten alternatives to the traditional book reports: http://theapple.monster.com/benefits/articles/8529-10- technology-enhanced-alternatives-to-book-reports
  • 71. Using Wikis for creative writing
  • 72. http://graystonprep-grade6-english.wikispaces.com/The+Write+Stuff
  • 73. http://writingpals.wikispaces.com/
  • 74. http://aroomwithaview.pbworks.com/INTRODUCTION
  • 75. http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/50+Ways
  • 76. Writing a class novel using a wiki http://willardswriters.wicomico.wikispaces.net/home
  • 77. Writing a class novel using a wiki http://yrps5m.wikispaces.com/Welcome
  • 78. http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Writing+Tools
  • 79. Newspapers
  • 80. http://globalnewspaper.wikispaces.com/
  • 81. http://cyber-kap.blogspot.com/
  • 82. Poetry
  • 83. http://www.gigglepoetry.com/index.aspx
  • 84. http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/flash_pie.htm
  • 85. Reading sites
  • 86. http://www.starfall.com/
  • 87. http://www.highlightskids.com/Stories/Rebus/rebus_theNoise0 705/0705_theNoise.asp
  • 88. http://www.watertowncsd.org/index.cfm?bid=5&cid=3927
  • 89. http://www.storylineonline.net/
  • 90. http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
  • 91. More Reading sites• http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=61940• http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/genre/Children/all• http://studentdigitaltools.wordpress.com/reading/• http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/50-places-free- books-online.htm
  • 92. Great digital resourcesNoteHandout comprising creative writing sites, poetrysites, online newspaper sites and reading sitesentitled ReadingWriting&PoetrySites-FionaBeal
  • 93. http://www.microsoft.com/education/teachers/guides/digital_storytelling.aspx
  • 94. Storyboard generatorhttp://generator.acmi.net.au/storyboard/interactive
  • 95. HandoutsPrintoutsInspirational sitesShared docsMicrosoft’s Digital Storytelling e-book
  • 96. And now for the hands on….
  • 97. Back Channel Reflectionhttp://todaysmeet.com/Fiona-RWW2Please addfurther thoughtsand ideas…