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This was a set of notes I used in a series of workshops for teachers in EDB of Hong Kong schools for the IT in Education Section.

This was a set of notes I used in a series of workshops for teachers in EDB of Hong Kong schools for the IT in Education Section.



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    • Paul McMahon Learning Solutions Asia
      • Why Web 2.0?
      • An overview of 3 tools I consider essential for educators.
      • Why I consider teachers should use these.
      • Keeping kids safe in the online world.
      • Deeper look at 3 tools including hands on.
      • Review and questions.
      • 2.0 as indicative of a new version
      • Formerly like TV, now like telephone
      • Huge explosion in content
      • Everyone can now be an author
      • Many mainstream schools have not yet caught on
      • Many conventional business models under threat
      • http://www.go2web20.net/
      • Some of these allow you to do things you already do but online and maybe using a different purchasing model (quite often free)
      • Others harness the power of social networking to offer more
      • What is it? http://blip.tv/file/282928
      • Social Bookmarking
      • Writing for the community (Blogging)
      • Shared webspace development (Wiki)
      • What is it? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x66lV7GOcNU
      • Furl http://www.furl.net/
      • Nice layout. Common tagging is good. Connected to Looksmart search engine
      • Delicious http://del.icio.us
      • Create your own tags. Bit US centric. More popular with existing blogs.
      • Time to sign up! Add me to your network!
      • We are supposed to be using Bloom’s Taxonomy as a model
      Image copied from Flickr under Creative Commons Licensing
      • We should be there for the kids, not their parents. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
      • More and more of the universities are requiring these skills (and, in some cases, ignoring school assessments) http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/hs/home/home/index.htm
      • If we are only “organising and delivering content” we are in trouble
      • Schools are becoming too busy for staff to access traditional PD
      • Schools in my mind are the best places to educate children about using the internet
      Image copied from Flickr under Creative Commons Licensing
      • I will only use my first name
      • I will never give out my email address
      • I will never give out my home address
      • I will never give out my telephone number
      • I will respect others
      • I will never use rude or threatening words
      • I will not use text talk or chat language
      • I will not copy other people’s work
      • I will be responsible for everything I write
      • I will check my spelling before posting
      • You need to model learning for a Knowledge-based job in a flat world to students
      • Do your students know how you learn?
      Image copied from Wikipedia under Creative Commons Licensing
      • Authentic Writing
      • Comments can be shared with a group of your choosing or the world
      • Blogs exist for about every subject you can imagine
      • Many of your students probably have a blog
      • Technorati is a great index/feed for blogs http://technorati.com/
      • http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/ also http://coolcatkid.blogspot.com/
      • http://namckeand.blogspot.com/2007/01/getting-my-students-blogging-again.html
      • http://inpractice.edublogs.org/
      • http://www.petrterrss.eq.edu.au/home/mcrid2/67blog/
      • http://www.giangdaytructuyen.com/
      • http://www.edublogs.org
      • Designed for schools and teachers
      • Ad free for educators
      • Easier to link to others edublogs
      • Supportive of school and teacher policies
      • Offer things of use to your students or other teachers
      • It needs to be something you enjoy writing about
      • Spread the word and encourage comments.
      • Commoncraft Wiki video http://blip.tv/file/246821
      • Shared space for notes/worksheets etc.
      • Public or private
      • Can access comments and page history
      • http://englishplace.wetpaint.com
      • http://elt.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
      • http://wiki.vec.hku.hk/index.php/Main_Page
      • http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome
      • http://educators.pbwiki.com/K-12+example+wikis
      • Most wikis are set up the same way (concept is most important)
      • Professional tutorial on PB wiki here
      • Many blog postings about how to insert elements into wikis/blogs.
      • http://www.wikispaces.org
      • Paul McMahon
      • Learning Solutions Asia
      • Email: [email_address]
      • Phone: w81702808 m91705605
      • PowerPoint http://iclassroom.hkedcity.net/teacher/teacher979