Shape of DayWhat is Web 2.0?Why Twitter?Twitter Exploration TimeIntegrating Twitter with Student LearningWhy Blog?Blogging Exploration Time using Kidblog
Web 2.0: What it is?ParticipationCollaborationChanging the way internet can be used in theclassroomKnowing, Wondering, Learning, & SharingTwitter, Blogging, Facebook, Google Docs, wikis,etc…
What it isn’t?Just consuming information from websites forcontent
Why Twitter? “Twitter in 60 Seconds”http://www.slideshare.net/CatherineRitz/twitter-for-professional-development
Where are you joining the Conversation?1. Im not interested. I dont get it. In fact, how did I getinto this session anyway?2. Ive been thinking about it, considering joining in.However, I dont know how.3. Im ready to go! Just point me in the right direction.4. Ive already joined the conversation, and Im havinglots of fun and making connections Denise Krebs https://sites.google.com/site/iowajoiningtheconversation2012/inspiration
Why Twitter? Connections: Create your own Personal Learning Network (PLN) Collaboration: Share resources and ideas with like minded teachers & students Live Chats Research: Search for resources you need Impress your students Use new sites and resources even they haven’t heard ofhttp://www.slideshare.net/CatherineRitz/twitter-for-professional-development
Twitter Time!Twitter app on your device or go to twitter.com
Why Blog with Students?Authentic AudienceEngagement & Motivation
More Reasons to BlogShare thoughts, ideas, andopinions, & support them withdetails that makeunderstanding easy.Will learn to communicateeffectively
Become better writers, both in content and mechanics.
Become better readers,improving comprehension and the ability to read critically.