Digital Toolkit for 21st Century Learning


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This is a presentation I conducted with the Science Faculty at my all-girls secondary school in Melbourne, Australia.

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  • Bubblus Creative Thinking & Problem Solving Tool Description is a web 2.0 tool useful for brainstorming, mind-mapping, or concept mapping. helps the user "visualize" the process and save it. Once saved it can be shared with others, printed as an image, or embedded in a website.   Inspiration Students build graphic organizers, including concept maps, webs, mind maps and idea maps, in Inspiration to: Brainstorm Plan Organize Think Outline Present Mind 42 A collaborative browser-based online mind mapping tool. Collaborate with multiple users in real time Add images, links & notes     SpiderScribe Mind map creation service - both individually or collaboratively. Add add images, maps, calendars, text notes, and uploaded text files to mind maps. Can connect the elements on their mind maps or let them each stand on their own.
  • Corkboard to brainstorm ideas for writing, research, and collaborating on group projects. predictions for a class science experiment, and to share what they are learning in any subject   Give students or other teachers the unique url so that they can add a sticky note. Easy! Edistorm - Check out free teacher's account for unlimited public storms
  • Go to the Wallwisher email link I sent you. Click anywhere on the wall to post. 160 character limit on each sticky.
  • They are great visualization tools that can become a catalyst for discovery, understanding, insight and discussion with students about a particular text or texts. They are ideal to introduce new topics to be studied in class.
  • Glogster Edu - online interactive posters.   Prezi - Use school email address for free education account.   Voicethread - A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with students for them to record comments.     Capzles - Create interactive multimedia rich timelines & photostories suing photos, videos, text, music, audio ...   Vuvox - interactive slideshows and presentations from photos, video and music.     Go Animate - Diffusion & osmosis animation   Photostory -
  • GlogsterEDU create online interactive poster/presentation/research on any topic that combines graphics, backgrounds, videos, images, sound, text and hyperlinks.  
  • Mixbook     Simplebooklet for Teachers     Issuu     My Brochure Maker  
  • Digital Toolkit for 21st Century Learning

    1. 1. Web 2.0 Digital Toolkit for 21st Century Learning     June 20, 2011 Glenda Morris OLMC, Heidelberg, Australia
    2. 2. IMPORTANT It's NOT about the tools!
    3. 4. Choosing the right tool, for the right purpose
    4. 5. Web tool groupings <ul><ul><li>Research & thinking    </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Presentation/digital </li></ul></ul><ul><li>      storytelling/publishing </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charting/graphing   </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. Research & Thinking <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bubblus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspiration - software on OLMC network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mind42 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SpiderScribe   </li></ul></ul>
    6. 7. Bubblus <ul><li>Year 8 Immune System flowcharts            Using Bubblus in education video </li></ul>
    7. 8. Online Noticeboards <ul><li>Collaboratively brainstorm, collaborate & share </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wallwisher   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  31 Interesting Ways To Use Wallwisher in the Classroom - Tom Barrett </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corkboard Me   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edistorm   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stixy   </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Wallwisher <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>A wall created to review vocabulary, discoveries and key ideas from a high school chemistry introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Activity: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    9. 10. Word Clouds <ul><li>Turn text into visual representations </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Wordle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wordle created by Dr. Rosie Redfield from Life Sciences Centre at the University of British Columbia. . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tagxedo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hardy Leung </li></ul><ul><li>51 Interesting Ways to Use Wordle in classrooms </li></ul>
    10. 11. Wordle <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Activity: Create your own Wordle. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Go to </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Find some text and insert into Wordle. Create your cloud. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Save it on your home-drive. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>4. Explore how you can manipulate the size of words in Wordle. </li></ul>
    11. 12. Presentation/Digital Storytelling/Publishing tools <ul><ul><li>GlogsterEdu    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prezi     </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voicethread  - check out this Voicethread teacher challenge on setting up accounts.   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>25 Interesting Ways to Use Voicethread in the Classroom - Tom Barrett </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capzles    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vuvox    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go Animate   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photostory - on network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    12. 13.   Check out my GlogsterEDU teacher challenge activity on instructions for setting up your free accounts     Student-created Glogsters Tibet - Humanities   Kiribati - Humanities     Mitosis/Meiosis glog    
    13. 14. Publishing tools   Mixbook        Simplebooklet For Teachers          Issuu          My Brochure Maker   
    14. 15. Charting tools Chartle       Chart Tool        Create a Graph - 
    15. 16. Time to experiment with various Web 2.0 tools