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Blogs And Wikis

  1. 1. Blogs and wikis <ul><li>Hutchesons’ Grammar School </li></ul><ul><li>21 st April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Bulloch </li></ul><ul><li>Jim McDougall </li></ul>
  2. 2. . Web 2.0
  3. 3. Web 2.0 is……………….. <ul><li>Interactive and Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube, TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint </li></ul>
  4. 4. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Interaction </li></ul>
  5. 6. Navigate around a blog <ul><li>Layout </li></ul><ul><li>Post -latest entry </li></ul><ul><li>Pages -subdivide your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Blogroll -other sites you read </li></ul><ul><li>Comments -reaction etc </li></ul><ul><li>Share -social bookmarks (eg Del.ici.ous) </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets extra facilities </li></ul>
  6. 7. Using a blog- learning <ul><li>Encourage independent learning </li></ul><ul><li>Additional way of revising (eg rerun powerpoints, provide links to podcasts for aural learning, give feedback via comments) </li></ul><ul><li>Work can displayed-models of good practice-or work in progress </li></ul>
  7. 8. Using a blog- teaching <ul><li>Log/diary </li></ul><ul><li>Posting additional work/extra notes/revision material </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage pupil participation/dialogue ( Moderated!) </li></ul><ul><li>Post PowerPoints, using Slide Share </li></ul><ul><li>Create a gallery of pupil work (use Flickr photoshare facility) </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping in touch with other teachers </li></ul>
  8. 9. Blogs are two-way <ul><li>Hi Catriona,I wasn’t sure what you meant when you wrote, “any greenery found is artificial.” I assure you that our plants and trees are real, and the desert, too, has plants and trees, albeit different ones than would be found in Glasgow! Take a look at some of these photos of one of my favorite places, the Boyce Thompson Arboretum: http:// phoenix.about.com/od/gardensandzoos/ss/boyce.htm </li></ul>
  9. 10. Feedback <ul><li>“ Feedback is an essential part of formative assessment” </li></ul>Comment posted on JMcD’s blog: “ Thanks for posting, Megan. If any of your classmates have any questions or observations, let them know they can post here and I will try to stop by and check in. Best regards, Judy Hedding Phoenix, AZ http://phoenix.about.com “
  10. 11. So, who’s looking?
  11. 12. Wiki collaborative learning
  12. 13. Wikis- shared online workspaces <ul><li>. </li></ul>
  13. 14. So, what’s a wiki??
  14. 15. Share your PowerPoint
  15. 16. PhotoShare- Very Powerful!
  16. 17. Putting pupil work on line

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