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Tech And Literacy Social Studies
Tech And Literacy Social Studies
Tech And Literacy Social Studies
Tech And Literacy Social Studies
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Tech And Literacy Social Studies
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  • 1. Technology & Literacy 2.0 Tools for educating and engaging students in a Web2.0 world Taylor Middle School Jennifer Krupala and Katrina Jansky Flex Days 2009
  • 2. How is literacy different in a 2.0 World?
    • Content rises increasingly out of conversation rather than formal and procedural publishing,
    • The behavior of content depends more and more on the behavior of its readers, and responders/writers
    • People are increasingly connecting to each other through their content/through their ideas
    • Educational success must be much less a measure of what students know, and much more a measure of what they can teach themselves.
    • Greg Carroll
    • http://blog.core-ed.net/greg/
  • 3. Example: Delicious
    • Create a Delicious social networking account or log into existing account
      • http://delicious.com/
      • Click on “Join Now!”
      • View Kat’s site
  • 4. Example: VoiceThread
    • www.voicethread.com
      • can be used as an interactive presentation – viewers may comment using text, voice, drawing tools, video
      • Election Political Cartoons
      • Our Famous American Projects
      • Qin Dynasty
      • Creating a Constitution
  • 5. Example: TeacherWeb
    • Create a TeacherWeb site or log into existing account
      • http://TeacherWeb.com
      • Click on “Sign-Up”
      • Account code: PO-XXTX-370907
      • View Jen’s site
  • 6. Example: Animoto, Widgetbox
    • Animoto .com
      • Make your own video
        • Fall of Rome
        • World War II
      • Widgetbox .com
        • All-American Quiz
        • Bill of Rights
        • Worldwide News
        • Flash Map
  • 7. Example: Slideshare and Voki
    • Slideshare .net
      • Save PPTs and easily convert to widgets
      • Convert any documents easily
      • Make any document into a PPT (no Elmo needed!)
      • Browse what they’ve already got
        • Travel, constitution, Texas history
    • Voki .com
      • Create your own avatar for announcements, or let the kids make avatars for projects
  • 8. Example: other web2.0 tools
    • Google
      • Google docs – place for you and/or students to save documents online
    • Wikis
      • www.pbwiki.com (no email needed for kids)
    • Audio and podcasting
      • http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
      • http://www. podbean .com/
      • (example: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=18637 )
    • Presentations like PPT
      • Photo Story
    • Creating email addresses for students
      • www.gaggle.net

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