Cool Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers & StudentsPresentation Transcript
Cool Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers and Studentshttp://piratepad.net/Tr6hixFoGd Jayme Linton NCCS Summer Educators’ Conference August 2, 2010
What is Web 2.0? A Web 2.0 site allows its users to interact with each other as contributors to the website‘s content, in contrast to websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of information that is provided to them. -Wikipedia
Glogster http://edu.glogster.com Online poster making site Free educational account Embed or share link Teacher sample Student sample Glog rubric Classroom ideas: Alternative to book report Science notebooking / digital science fair Biographies Getting to know you Writing process
Prezi http://prezi.com Online presentation tool Free public account Embed or share link Teacher sample Student sample
Blogs Many free blogging sites Blogger, Posterous, Twitter Post topics, questions, content review, resources Students comment on blog posts and reply to each other Teacher sample – US History Teacher sample – 5th grade math Blogging rubric Classroom ideas: Reading response journal Problem of the day Student writing - peer revision Science notebooking Parent communication
Wikis Collaborative creation, editing, and sharing of web pages www.wikispaces.com – Free upgrades for educational wikis Teacher ideas: Collaborative planning Resource sharing Student ideas: Collaborative projects Literature circle discussions
Wordle http://www.wordle.net Word clouds Teacher sample – Inaugural Addresses Student sample – US Constitution Top 10 Ways to Use Wordle 46 Interesting Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom
Animoto http://animoto.com/education Online slideshow and video tool Free account for educators Teacher sample Classroom ideas: Scavenger hunt (simple machines, solid shapes, angles, letters, living/nonliving, etc.) Open house / classroom tour Book response project (alternative to book report) Science experiment Neighborhood / community / state / nation – goods & services, community helpers, historic locations, geography, etc.
Audioboo http://audioboo.fm/ Free podcasting tool Up to 5 minutes of audio Embed anywhere Teacher sample Classroom ideas: Book recommendations Science notebooking Announcements / parent communication Blog topics & responses Read aloud student writing
Skype www.skype.com Voice and video calls, instant messaging Free download http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/ 50 Awesome Ways to use Skype in the Classroom
Tokbox http://www.tokbox.com Free account Video chat and video messaging Up to 20 people at once Up to 10 minutes for video messaging Classroom ideas for video chat: Collaborative projects with classrooms around the world Parent conferences Virtual field trips Expert interviews Classroom ideas for video messaging: Work through steps for solving a math problem Read aloud Student project presentations Readers Theater Wax museum Travel log
P-M-I (Plus – Minus – Interesting) Choose one web 2.0 tool from presentation Make a 3-column chart Pluses (pros, advantages, benefits) Minuses (cons, disadvantages, challenges, obstacles) Interesting information (classroom ideas, innovative applications, things you’d like to explore) Share with a neighbor
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Task Choices Create a Glog Create a Prezi Create a Wordle Record a Boo Post ideas and resources to session’s EtherPad Set up a wiki Create a blog or add posts to existing blog Create a slideshow with Animoto Set up a Skype or Tokbox account