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  1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom Kelly Schermerhorn December 2, 2010 Lansingburgh Academy
  2. 2. Recap <ul><li>Day 1- discussed technology infusion in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Higher order thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Students want more technology </li></ul><ul><li>College readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Generational gaps in technology </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools introduced </li></ul>
  3. 3. Day 1 tools <ul><li>Befunky.com-photo editing tool </li></ul><ul><li>Capzles.com-social networking site </li></ul><ul><li>Toondoo.com-comic creating tool </li></ul><ul><li>Wordle.net-graphic representation in a document </li></ul><ul><li>Technorati.com-internet search engine for blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Polleverywhere.com-instant audience feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi.com-web-based presentation tool </li></ul><ul><li>Voki.com-personalized speaking avatar service </li></ul><ul><li>Xtramormal.com-text to movie website to create short film </li></ul><ul><li>Internet4classrooms.com-lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberbee.com-lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Thinkfinity.org-lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>www.free.ed.gov - lesson plans </li></ul>
  4. 4. Day 2 tools <ul><li>Classroom printables </li></ul><ul><li>Abcteach.com </li></ul><ul><li>Eduplace.com </li></ul><ul><li>Moneyinstructor.com </li></ul><ul><li>Successcertificates.com </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration and Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Bookrix.com </li></ul><ul><li>Mediafire.com </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare.net *** </li></ul>
  5. 5. Day 2 tools continued <ul><li>Creativity and Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Bbc.co.uk/arts/poetry/wordplay/game/shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Phrasr.com-phrase and images to illustrate </li></ul><ul><li>Storybird.com-short visual stories of your own </li></ul><ul><li>Worditout.com-use your own text to create cloud of words </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum specific tools </li></ul><ul><li>Smarttech.com-SMARTBoard lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Digitaldialects.com-games for language learners </li></ul><ul><li>Illuminations.nctm.org-math activities and lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids-Nat Geo for kids </li></ul>
  6. 6. Day 3-I have sites, what do I do now? <ul><li>Now is the time to take a site or two from either day and see how you can infuse it into your curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Are there examples that can be shared of a tool that someone is using in their classroom? </li></ul>
  7. 7. *Please see attached building activity types worksheet These are some examples of technology that you may use already in your classroom
  8. 8. Integrated lessons <ul><li>Michigan Middle School lessons </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes U introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary lessons-Indiana </li></ul>
  9. 9. What if I wanted to… <ul><li>Have a discussion-blog (A blog (a contraction of the term &quot;web log&quot;) is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order) wiki, (A collaborative Web site set up to allow user editing and adding of content </li></ul><ul><li>Create a video for a project- animoto ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a podcast-audacity ( link ) </li></ul><ul><li>Track Congress’ progress-gov track.us ( link ) </li></ul><ul><li>Teach a lesson on citation-easybib ( link ) </li></ul>
  10. 10. What if I need to? <ul><li>Write a note home? Casa notes ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Shorten a URL that I copied? Snipurl ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Design a classroom seating arrangement? ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Work with digital storytelling? ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a graph? ( link) </li></ul>
  11. 11. If I need to… <ul><li>Create an online calendar? ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a book or online photo album ( link) </li></ul><ul><li>Find a video for class? ( link) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Wrap up <ul><li>In order to infuse technology into your curriculum, you should: </li></ul><ul><li>Know your pedagogy- general knowledge and skills related to teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your content- specific knowledge; facts concepts and skills that exist in your domain. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your technology- knowledge required to understand and use various technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of knowledge are different for all </li></ul>
  13. 13. Technology Infusion <ul><li>Knowledge of how to use technolgy to support content-specific pedagogical methods and strategies. (TPACK) </li></ul><ul><li>You need your tools of the trade (content) </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t just add technology for technology’s sake! </li></ul>
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