Sure we are all familiar with the content that uses a computer as a electronic worksheet, but how about using Web 2.0 technology to work with elementary school children? Come and explore the whys (and some hows) of using wikis, blogs, and multimedia presentations with your class. Kids as young as kindergarten are using these FREE tools. We are all on this technology journey in COLLABORATION – so come along on the technology road! Training wheels will be provided!
Participants will gain access to a wiki with tons of electronic links to dig deeper into using Web 2.0!
email savvy List serve user or lurker Social networking Facebook Myspace Twitter etc Read a wiki Joined a wiki Viewed Teacher Tube Subscribed to an RSS feed Viewed a vodcast Heard a podcast Viewed a blog Have you ever….?
cultural and communicative practices shared among members of particular groups. As society and technology change, so does literacy. Because technology has increased the intensity and complexity of literate environments, the twenty-first century demands that a literate person possess a wide range of abilities and competencies, many literacies.
These literacies—from reading online newspapers to participating in virtual classrooms—are multiple, dynamic, and malleable. As in the past, they are inextricably linked with particular histories, life possibilities and social trajectories of individuals and groups. Twenty-first century readers and writers need to…