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    • Web 2.0 Rocks My World!
    • “ Any activity becomes C R E A T I V E when the doer CARES about doing it right, or doing it better.” John Updike
    • Sharing online gives students more of a need to “get it right”
    • Web 2.0 Class Assignment November 9, 2009 This slideshow represents an attempt to organize and annotate the 21 items I viewed online from Tony Vincent’s “21 Ways to Reach 21st Century Students,” his presentation at the GETC November 6, 2009.
    • IMAGES!
      • Create online jigsaw, reading poster, magazine cover, cartoon. Add frames and text. Resize pictures ( resizeimages.org ) for web page use.
      • Speechable.com – add speech bubbles to pics
      • READ poster – ala.org
      • Chocolate bar www.glassgiant.com/chocolate_bar/
      • www.Redkid.net – put image on a hot dog, bowl of soup, etc.
      • More on next slide …
    • More IMAGES!
      • Dynamic Einstein picture – place text on b&w chalkboard
      • Wanted poster – glassgiant.com
      • Newspaper clipping – fodey.com
      • Badge maker – bighugelabs.com
      • Befunky.com – fun photo effects
      • Jigsaw puzzle – jigsawplanet.com
      • Free image sources:
      • Wikimedia commons
      • Openphoto
      • Freefoto
      • Image*after
      • pics4Learning
      • Flickr Creative Commons search
    • VIDEOS!
      • YouTube videos:
      • They are in flash (.flv) – you need to convert to a different file type and then you can put them on an iPod, Powerpoint, or MovieMaker.
      • Use Zamzar.com to convert to mpeg-4
      • Paste YouTube url into Zamzar. Select format. They will email you the link to download.
      • Use RealPlayer to download, but it doesn’t convert
      • Use KickYouTube.com (and others like it)
      • Find video. Click “Watch in HD.” Type “kick” in front of url.
      • Skype – need webcam hookup
      • Animoto
      • Free 30-second shows – about 12 images
      • Upload photos; insert music; show is created for you
      • Japanese - means “chit chat”
      • 20 slides for 20 seconds each
      • Fun and fast-paced presentation
      • Encourages brevity and time for Q&A
      • Prezi.com – a free online zooming editor that zooms in and out on details of a slide or video
      • Prezi.com/mohshuoe-qcf – Prezi presentation on Google search tricks
      • http://prezi.com/prezi/27/try/ - learn Prezi in 4 minutes
      • Students help design assessment rubrics online before a project begins
      • RubiStar
      • Recipes4success
      • Teachnology.com
      • Kathy Shrock’s Guide for Educators
    • ASSESSMENTS! 6 sites for creating your own online quizzes. Some online tests are graded for you and the results sent via email. ProProfs - Create a scored quiz or personality test. MyStudiyo  - Make quizzes to put on your website or blog. Really simple multiple-choice assessments for lessons! Yacapaca  - Online quiz making service for teachers and students. Mobile Study  - Create quizzes for mobile devices. Class Marker  - Quiz site designed for giving graded tests. Quiz Star  - More advanced quizzing site with full statistics
    • PODCASTING! (my favorite idea) WOW idea! Eliminate in-class lectures, use class time for hands-on activities. Use lectures as HW. OR create study guides, recorded by teacher. Post a link on class website for students to review. Addressing the digital divide: no internet? – copy the podcast to a flash device no computer? – burn podcast to DVD for TV use Download 34-page how-to booklet
    • WIKIS!
      • 3 good places to start a wiki:
      • Pbworks.com
      • Wikispaces.com
      • Google sites
      • Ideas for the media center: collaborative book reviews or author information; virtual tour of the library; Where in the World is WikiWanda or My Teacher? (geography)
      Note from Cheryl: I could have spent hours in the wiktionary Tea Room reading discussions about the format of entries. I love words!
    • WIKIS, cont’d!
      • Wiktionary  - Free dictionary that almost anyone can edit
      • Teampedia.net  - team-building activities and icebreakers for groups
      • Anchoractivities.wikispaces – links to fun educational activities for kids to do on a laptop computer when their classwork is done
      • Shareski.wikispaces  - links to geography activities using Google Earth
      • Cooltoolsforschool.wikispaces  - easy-to-use interface of index to Web 2.9 websites by type (presentation, drawing, slideshow, audio, etc.)
      • Webtools4u2use.wikispaces – created by and for Media Specialists! 
      • Web2thatworks.com  - links to tools + strategies + curriculum
      • Math247.pbworks.com - Library of over 500 mathcast projects (with audio)
      • Educationalnetworking.com – listing of social networking sites for educators
      • Dictionary.k12opened.com – An open dictionary where kids contribute the definitions. Can input vocabulary words and their meanings.
      • EduWiki.us.com – educational sites organized by grade level; class wikis
      • Doccamsined.wikispaces.com – short list of ideas for using document cameras
      • Copyrightconfusion.wikispaces.com  - Resources by law professors for teachers
      • Engagethem.pbworks.com – contains examples of classroom projects using wikis
      • Diigo
      • Deli.ci.ous
      • PortaPortal
      • Websites for teachers:
      • Freetech4teachers.com
      • includes an ESOL site – “Learn English for Kids”
      • Documents:
      • Googledocs – we have our Media Specialist handbook done this way
      • Etherpad – no sign-in, real-time collaboration
      • Scriblink – write-on whiteboard, real-time
      • Google docs is a way to share info with others
      • Can share data collection on a shared spreadsheet
      • Use wufoo.com for shared forms, surveys, and invitations
      • Wallwisher = online bulletin board
      • Students can post notes on prior knowledge, or what they have learned, or questions, or a critique, …
      • Wallwisher.com/build
      • Select image; title and subtitle; create url or leave blank; theme; Done.
    • GAMES!
      • Powerpoint games
      • Classroom game templates
      • Jeopardylabs.com
      • Add music from freeplaymusic or soundsnap.com
      • Can also add speech bubbles to photos – a good language arts activity
      • Places to make comics online:
      • Pixton
      • Comiqs
      • Make Beliefs Comix
      • Speechable
      • Blabberize - Upload a photo and select the mouth.  Then record your voice.
      • Voki - Create a talking avatar.
      • Xtranormal - Type what you want our characters to say.
      • Gizmoz  - Upload a photo and then select background and hair.
      • Glogster.com – no ink, paper, collaborative. Can add video and hyperlinks
    • Roving Reporters!
      • Kids take photos and create quick articles about the day’s events or a special field trip or activity
      • Examples:
      • The Daily Planet  - Tony Vincent's 5th Grade Roving Reporters from 2003-2004.
      • Fairbury, NE 6th Grade Roving Reporters
      • The Daily Blog  - 5th graders in California
      • The Learning Zone Blog  - 4th graders in California
      • Graduate Class Log  - Roving reporter articles from Handhelds in Teaching & Learning.
      • Also read their  individual blogs .
      • Google Docs  - A great place for students to type their article and to share it with the teacher. 
      • Endless choices of end products:
      • Create a slideshow in PowerPoint,  OpenOffice ,  Google Docs , or  SlideRocket .
      • Use Word or a graphics program to design a brochure or poster.
      • Create an interactive game in PowerPoint.
      • Make a presentation using  Prezi .
      • Tell a story using Microsoft PhotoStory (free for Windows)
      • Author a comic strip using  Comiqs , or  Super Action Comic Maker .
      • Make a movie using  MovieMaker .
      • Create a narrated slide show using  PhotoStory or  VoiceThread .
      • Record a radio show using  Audacity .
      • Author a website, blog, or wiki. Places to do this include  Google Sites ,  Blogger , and  PBwiki .
      • Create a glog, a virtual online poster at  Glogster .
      • Combine voice with an image at  Blabberize  or  StoryBlender .
      • Draw an animation using  Ajax Animator ,  Xtranormal , or  Aniboom .
    • This is but a brief snapshot in time of a current assortment of Web 2.0 tools available to educators. Submitted by Cheryl Corrigan November 2009 Northwood Elementary Media Specialist