Engaging  Internet Tools  to    Foster Creativity   Paula Ledesma Learning Technology Consultant [email_address]
Agenda <ul><li>Define “Creativity” </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Social Software” – Blogs, Wikis and Socia...
What is Creativity? <ul><li>“ The tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that may be usef...
Social Networking Broadcasting Blogs Slide shows Wikis Podcasting Online classrooms Web 2.0
SOCIAL SOFTWARE <ul><li>A type of software or Web service that allows people to communicate and collaborate while using th...
Blogs = weB LOG A Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated dail...
Wiki A Collaborative Web site that comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. A wiki allows anyone to edit, ...
<ul><li>Blog Builders </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blogger.com   </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blog.com   </li></ul><ul><li...
 
 
SOCIAL NETWORKS
 
http://www.ning.com/
 
 
<ul><li>What  </li></ul><ul><li>Can You Add  </li></ul><ul><li>To Your </li></ul><ul><li>Social Software? </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Your Students’ </li></ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul>
Animations Videos Comic Strips Slide Shows Digital Stories Music Avatars Conversations Digital Art Creative Writing Podcasts
“ Embed” code <ul><li>Just remember it looks like this: </li></ul><ul><li><object width=&quot;425&quot; height=&quot;344&q...
Just COPY the code  and PASTE it in your website
Slide Shows and  Digital Albums
http://www.slide.com/
 
Embed Code
 
 
http://www.mixbook.com/
Embed Code
http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/san-jose-episcopal-day-school-s-journey-to-egypt-324511
http://www.onetruemedia.com
 
 
Embed Code
 
Videos and Comic Strips
http://animoto.com/
http://animoto.com/education
 
 
http://teach-with-internet.wikispaces.com/
http://www.xtranormal.com
 
 
 
 
Embed Code
http://www.dvolver.com
 
 
http://www.zimmertwins.ca/
 
 
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
 
 
http://goanimate.com
 
http://goanimate.com/
http://www.wittycomics.com/
<ul><li>AVATAR </li></ul>http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Avatar A n electronic image  that represents and is man...
http://www.reasonablyclever.com/mm2/mini2.swf
 
 
http://www.ugo.com/heromachine/reallife/
 
 
http://avatarmaker.abi-station.com
http://www.voki.com/
 
ORAL PRACTICE <ul><li>Students Can Give  </li></ul><ul><li>Their Avatar  </li></ul><ul><li>a Voice </li></ul>
An audio broadcast that has been converted to an MP3 file or other audio file format for playback in a digital music playe...
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
<ul><li>Conversation </li></ul>
http://www.clear.msu.edu/clear/store/products.php?product_category=online
 
http://www.clear.msu.edu/clear/store/products.php?product_category=online
 
<ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>for  </li></ul><ul><li>Writing  </li></ul>
https://penzu.com
 
 
http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
Poetry with Images http://www.pimpampum.net
 
 
 
http://wigflip.com/automotivator/
 
 
http://sketchcast.com/ Embed   code
http://bomomo.com/
 
<ul><li>Tools  </li></ul><ul><li>to Work  </li></ul><ul><li>with Music </li></ul>
http://p22.com/musicfont
This is a very happy day.  War is over and we can go back home.  No more trenches, no more bombs. I will see my beloved on...
 
http://www.buttonbeats.com/
 
Very Important Issue <ul><li>Teach your students how to acknowledge sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them basic rules to qu...
http://citationmachine.net/index2.php
 
 
References <ul><li>.  What is Creativity? California State University, Northridge. Retrieved in January 2010 from  http://...
Keep In Touch Find all the MATERIAL at  www.teach-with-internet.wikispaces.com Join the FORUM OF DISCUSSION at www.teach-w...
THANK YOU!!! [email_address] [email_address]
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  • Three reasons why people are motivated to be creative: need for novel, varied, and complex stimulation need to communicate ideas and values need to solve problems (page 396)
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  • Web tools to foster creativity

    1. 1. Engaging Internet Tools to Foster Creativity Paula Ledesma Learning Technology Consultant [email_address]
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Define “Creativity” </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Social Software” – Blogs, Wikis and Social Networks. </li></ul><ul><li>What Can You Add To Your Social Software? </li></ul><ul><li>Your Students’ Creative Work. </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is Creativity? <ul><li>“ The tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that may be useful in solving problems, communicating with others, and entertaining ourselves and others.” </li></ul>Franken, Robert (1987). Human Motivation , 3rd ed Quoted at http://www.csun.edu/~vcpsy00h/creativity/define.htm
    4. 4. Social Networking Broadcasting Blogs Slide shows Wikis Podcasting Online classrooms Web 2.0
    5. 5. SOCIAL SOFTWARE <ul><li>A type of software or Web service that allows people to communicate and collaborate while using the application. </li></ul>http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/social_software.html
    6. 6. Blogs = weB LOG A Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated daily. http://www.webopedia.com/ http://www.blogger.com/
    7. 7. Wiki A Collaborative Web site that comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. A wiki allows anyone to edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the Web site . http://www.webopedia.com/
    8. 8. <ul><li>Blog Builders </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blog.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.livejournal.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.opendiary.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://edublogs.org </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Builders </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mediawiki.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikidot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://pbwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
    9. 11. SOCIAL NETWORKS
    10. 13. http://www.ning.com/
    11. 16. <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>Can You Add </li></ul><ul><li>To Your </li></ul><ul><li>Social Software? </li></ul>
    12. 18. <ul><li>Your Students’ </li></ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul>
    13. 19. Animations Videos Comic Strips Slide Shows Digital Stories Music Avatars Conversations Digital Art Creative Writing Podcasts
    14. 20. “ Embed” code <ul><li>Just remember it looks like this: </li></ul><ul><li><object width=&quot;425&quot; height=&quot;344&quot;><param name=&quot;movie&quot; value=&quot;http://www.youtube.com/v/s_CGjtnfxB4&hl=en&fs=1&quot;></param><param name=&quot;allowFullScreen&quot; value=&quot;true&quot;></param><param name=&quot;allowscriptaccess&quot; value=&quot;always&quot;></param><embed src=&quot;http://www.youtube.com/v/s_CGjtnfxB4&hl=en&fs=1&quot; type=&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash&quot; allowscriptaccess=&quot;always&quot; allowfullscreen=&quot;true&quot; width=&quot;425&quot; height=&quot;344&quot;></embed></object> </li></ul>
    15. 21. Just COPY the code and PASTE it in your website
    16. 22. Slide Shows and Digital Albums
    17. 23. http://www.slide.com/
    18. 25. Embed Code
    19. 28. http://www.mixbook.com/
    20. 29. Embed Code
    21. 30. http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/san-jose-episcopal-day-school-s-journey-to-egypt-324511
    22. 31. http://www.onetruemedia.com
    23. 34. Embed Code
    24. 36. Videos and Comic Strips
    25. 37. http://animoto.com/
    26. 38. http://animoto.com/education
    27. 41. http://teach-with-internet.wikispaces.com/
    28. 42. http://www.xtranormal.com
    29. 47. Embed Code
    30. 48. http://www.dvolver.com
    31. 51. http://www.zimmertwins.ca/
    32. 54. http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
    33. 57. http://goanimate.com
    34. 59. http://goanimate.com/
    35. 60. http://www.wittycomics.com/
    36. 61. <ul><li>AVATAR </li></ul>http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Avatar A n electronic image that represents and is manipulated by a computer user
    37. 62. http://www.reasonablyclever.com/mm2/mini2.swf
    38. 65. http://www.ugo.com/heromachine/reallife/
    39. 68. http://avatarmaker.abi-station.com
    40. 69. http://www.voki.com/
    41. 71. ORAL PRACTICE <ul><li>Students Can Give </li></ul><ul><li>Their Avatar </li></ul><ul><li>a Voice </li></ul>
    42. 72. An audio broadcast that has been converted to an MP3 file or other audio file format for playback in a digital music player or computer. http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia PODCAST
    43. 73. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
    44. 74. <ul><li>Conversation </li></ul>
    45. 75. http://www.clear.msu.edu/clear/store/products.php?product_category=online
    46. 77. http://www.clear.msu.edu/clear/store/products.php?product_category=online
    47. 79. <ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>for </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul>
    48. 80. https://penzu.com
    49. 83. http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
    50. 84. http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
    51. 85. Poetry with Images http://www.pimpampum.net
    52. 89. http://wigflip.com/automotivator/
    53. 92. http://sketchcast.com/ Embed code
    54. 93. http://bomomo.com/
    55. 95. <ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>to Work </li></ul><ul><li>with Music </li></ul>
    56. 96. http://p22.com/musicfont
    57. 97. This is a very happy day. War is over and we can go back home. No more trenches, no more bombs. I will see my beloved ones again. Thanks God.
    58. 99. http://www.buttonbeats.com/
    59. 101. Very Important Issue <ul><li>Teach your students how to acknowledge sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them basic rules to quote and cite from the first day. </li></ul>
    60. 102. http://citationmachine.net/index2.php
    61. 105. References <ul><li>. What is Creativity? California State University, Northridge. Retrieved in January 2010 from http://www.csun.edu/~vcpsy00h/creativity/define.htm </li></ul><ul><li>. Levine, A. (2007) 50 Web2.0 Ways To Tell a Story. Story Tools. Retrieved in December 2009 from http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools </li></ul><ul><li>. Ledesma, P . (In Printer) www.teach: How ESL and EFL Teachers Can Apply Web 2.0 Tools to Foster Students’ Creative Use of the Language. In Tamishra Swain (ed) Smart Teaching: A Transformational Approach . India. </li></ul><ul><li>. Morris M. (2008). Web 2.0 Poetry Project. Retrieved in January 2010 from http://www.slideshare.net/pmorrisHHH/web-20-poetry </li></ul><ul><li>. Peachey, Nik. (2009). Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers . Retrieved in December 2009 from http://www.scribd.com/doc/19576895/Web-20-Tools-for-Teachers </li></ul>
    62. 106. Keep In Touch Find all the MATERIAL at www.teach-with-internet.wikispaces.com Join the FORUM OF DISCUSSION at www.teach-with-internet.ning.com
    63. 107. THANK YOU!!! [email_address] [email_address]

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