Over a 1,000 and counting…. http://remoteworker.wordpress.com/2009/01/22/how-many-web-20-applications/
Weaving Web 2.0 (and other FREE tools) into Learning Jean Bengfort Coeur d’ Alene School District Some of the material in this presentation is covered by the Fair Use Section of the Copyright Law, Title 17, U. S Code.
By end of the session: You will have a basic understanding of Web 2.0 resources (and other FREE online resources), identify some applications that align with your curriculum, and have some ideas about how they might be incorporated into instruction.
What is Web 2.0? The second generation Web Dynamic and shareable content and social networking Simply referred to as the READ WRITE web
Another Perspective on Web 2.0 Web 2.0 sites create the framework for user participation, where a site’s primary content is contributed by its users. This shift has moved the Internet from our traditional one-way information flow to a two-way “conversation” in which the Three R’s have been supplanted by the Three C’s: Contributing, Collaborating, Creating — through mediums like blogs, wikis, and twittering. Educational Networking: The important role Web 2.0 will play in education
Transitional How many Web 2.0 applications are there? http://www.go2web20.net/
Educational Blogs Blogger - One of the popular blogging sites Blogmeister - Designed with teachers and students in mind….the teacher can evaluate, comment on, and finally publish students' blog. Edublogs - Edublogs host tens of thousands of blogs for schools and other educational institutions. Example Discussion Starter
Educational Wikis pbwiki wetpaint wikispaces Example Read Write Think Wiki
Reading/Language Arts Kerpoof - Online pictures, stories, and movies Kerpoof Teacher Resources – Teacher guides, lesson plans Example Standard: Uses pictures for planning writing. Activity: Create a scene in Kerpoof and then describe it as writing assignment.
Reading/Language Arts Storybird – Collaborative storytelling Examples: Cool hat Mice Can’t be Schooled
Reading/Language Arts Voicethread – Import images or video and record audio Examples Grade 3 Poetry Dinosaur Stories
Reading/Language Arts Online Books Google Books – Choose Advanced Book Search Starfall Scholastic– Choose the Student Activities tab; Search for Listen and Read Online Books – List compiled for Young Readers by Annette Lamb from Scholastic, Google and others
Other FREEReading/Language Arts Resources Library of Congress – Primary Sources Thinkfinity– LOTS of educational resources Readwritethink– Variety of online tools under the Student Interactives link SpellingCity- Allows you to enter a list of words for students to practice or test on Scholastic Book Report Sandwich Station – Provides a template with the key ingredients
Reading/Language Arts Comic Creators Make Belief Comix – Tell a story that you can print or email ReadWriteThinkComic Creator
Concept Mapping Tools Webspiration – Allows you to save as a Word document or Google Docs Bubbl – Allows you to save documents on the site
FREE Online Math Resources NLVM– National Library of Virtual Manipulative Math Playground – Games, Word Problems, Puzzles and Videos Math, Technology and Differentiation – Annette Lamb
Digital Images Kitzu - Digital kits for education LIFE Photo Archive Hosted by Google - Millions of photos from the 1750's to today PICS 4 Learning - Copyright free image library for teachers and students
Miscellaneous Wordle – Create word clouds Awesome Highlighter– Enter the URL of a page and you then have a marker to highlight text Newspaper Clipping Generator Big Huge Labs
Questions? Where to find today’ s presentation: http://cdatechme.wikispaces.com/ My Contact Information: Jean Bengfort Director of Technology Coeur d’ Alene School District email@example.com