Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />Online, FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />TEACHERS! No more carrying home all t...
Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Introduction: What is a Web 2.0 Tool?<br />We...
Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />What is Penzu?<br />http://penzu.com<br />Pen...
Public and private settings for sharing
All entries are bound in a digital “journal”</li></ul>Click image to view example from my journal<br />
Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Penzu’s Connection to 21st Century Learning<b...
 Motivation
Cross-curricular application
Media Literacy</li></ul>All of which are essential <br />to becoming a well- rounded <br />21st Century Learner.<br />http...
Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Teaching with Penzu<br />It’s Green!<br />The...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Web 2.0 Tool:penzu, we Penzu

1,269

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,269
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Web 2.0 Tool:penzu, we Penzu"

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />Online, FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />TEACHERS! No more carrying home all those journals… Meet Penzu!<br />
  2. 2. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Introduction: What is a Web 2.0 Tool?<br />Web 2.0 is a category of new Internet tools and <br />technologies. It was created around the idea <br />that people are no longer information & media <br />consumers, but information & media <br />producers: helping customize media and <br />technology for their own purposes, as well <br />as those of their communities.<br />These new tools include, but are <br />by no means limited to, blogs, <br />social networking applications, <br />RSS, social networking <br />tools, media creators and wikis.<br />http://interactiveonlineclassroom.com/<br />
  3. 3. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />What is Penzu?<br />http://penzu.com<br />Penzu is great for notes and ideas about, well….anything at all. <br />Penzu’s goal is to merge all thegoodness of a real-life journal and <br />all the usefulness an online format <br />can offer:<br /><ul><li>Visual interface feels like writing on</li></ul> “real paper”<br /><ul><li>Easily insert images with captions
  4. 4. Public and private settings for sharing
  5. 5. All entries are bound in a digital “journal”</li></ul>Click image to view example from my journal<br />
  6. 6. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Penzu’s Connection to 21st Century Learning<br />Penzu in the Classroom fosters:<br />• Technology Literacy<br /><ul><li> Critical Thinking Assessment </li></ul>and Reflection<br /><ul><li> Collaborative Assessment </li></ul>and Reflection<br /><ul><li> Creativity
  7. 7. Motivation
  8. 8. Cross-curricular application
  9. 9. Media Literacy</li></ul>All of which are essential <br />to becoming a well- rounded <br />21st Century Learner.<br />http://thedogatemyhomework.pbworks.com/<br />
  10. 10. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Teaching with Penzu<br />It’s Green!<br />There is no need for paper! No need for ink. Assessing paper <br />journals can be a cumbersome task for teachers since journals <br />bulky items to transport. Being able to assess journals from any <br />location could motivate more in-depth comments from <br />teachers as well as more timely feedback to and from <br />students.<br />Assess Individual Progress over time.<br />Entries and notes can be saved in any desired format, <br />be printed, and digital entries are not deleted or lost. <br />Teachers and students can review entries over time and <br />never have to worry about loosing work.<br />Students can complete their work from anywhere.<br />Student absent? Sick? With an internet connection the assignment is always complete.<br />www.traininglinkonline.co.uk/advcert.shtml<br />
  11. 11. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Other ways to consider teaching with Penzu:<br /><ul><li>English and/or Creative Writing instructors </li></ul>can use this tool as their students “tablet” to <br />write their journal entries, reactions, creative <br />writing, thoughts, poems, etc.<br /><ul><li>Science Lab reflections
  12. 12. Class notes
  13. 13. Strong tool for teacher-student </li></ul> Communication/Collaboration<br /><ul><li>Use Penzu links to share with the class </li></ul> a digital text book containing class activities<br /><ul><li> Great for uses with social/emotional accommodations tools for through guidance </li></ul>counselors, school psychologists, and/or ESE specialists<br /><ul><li>Students can peer edit and comment on each other's work
  14. 14. Allows for students to see their growth over time</li></ul>Click for lesson plans using Penzu<br />http://interactiveonlineclassroom.com/<br />
  15. 15. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Impact of using Penzu – Using this Tool is Necessary<br />Track Progress<br />As an independent learner, tracking ones progress in the form of notes, journals, <br />to do lists, etc. you stay focused and are aware of your actions and development, <br />esp. in future career endeavors.<br />Organization<br />The value of note taking in reflection, stored<br />In on place is reinforced and modeled<br />Independent and Critical Learning<br />Self reflection and critical thoughts about<br />your learning will aid in continued and sustained<br />independent, life long learning, as well as can<br />Increase your success in a career outside of school (7)<br />www.traininglinkonline.co.uk/advcert.shtml<br />
  16. 16. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Impact of using Penzu – Using this Tool is Necessary... Cont.<br />Less Stress<br />Dr. Kitty Klein, NC State University psychologist, <br />has shown reflecting via a journal your ability to <br />concentrate can increase. A study saw an 11%<br /> increase in their working memory by writing about <br />negative experiences, 4.5% increase by writing <br />about positive experiences, and a 2.5% percentage <br />increase when simply writing about their daily activities.(7)<br />Better Communication and Collaboration Skills<br />The ability to clearly communicate your needs and <br />requirements to a team/group will foster better communication <br />and collaboration in school, and outside of it.<br />www.traininglinkonline.co.uk/advcert.shtml<br />
  17. 17. Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />How to Use Penzu<br />Step 1: Get to Know Penzu<br /><ul><li>Watch a quick Penzu Tutorial: Penzu Tutorial or view my tutorial below
  18. 18. Sign up for a Penzu account at http://penzu.com/pad
  19. 19. Practice using Penzu (insert images, email to others, etc.)</li></ul>Step 2: Design an Instructional Activity Using Penzu<br />Consider how to support and enhance students’ understanding of reflection while leveraging the power of Penzu. Reflective Jounaling Ideas & Questions.pdf<br /><ul><li> Watch my brief Tutorial attached to this presentation. File would not convert for PPT use.</li></li></ul><li>Web 2.0 Tool: Penzu<br />FREE Journaling for the 21st Century Classroom<br />Resources<br />https://penzu.com/content/aboutus<br />http://online-diary-review.toptenreviews.com/penzu-review.html <br />http://blog.litcentral.com/2010/04/14/penzu-keep-a-journal-in-the-cloud/ <br />http://explore.live.com/windows-live-writer?os=other <br />http://penzu.com/android <br />http://penzu.com/content/buzz/casestudies <br />http://penzu.com/content/why/health#getSmarter <br />http://penzu.com/content/buzz/charity  <br />
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×