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This is a presentation I did for a local School in Hong Kong hoping to motivate hearing impared students to write online.

This is a presentation I did for a local School in Hong Kong hoping to motivate hearing impared students to write online.

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  • Hi Paul - great presentation! I may be borrowing a few of your slides myself :-) Isn't it great to be living in such a connected world where we can remix content from each other to suit our own purposes and audiences. Thanks for the reference - Suzie Vesper
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Writing Online Writing Online Presentation Transcript

  • Paul McMahon Learning Solutions Asia
    • What the Read/Write Web is doing to all of us
    • Schools and Learning
    • Keeping kids safe in the online world.
    • Blogs and their uses
    • Setting up personal and class blogs
    • Wikis and their uses
    • Setting up personal and class wikis
    • 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
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g
  • US Data June 2007
    • http://img.scoop.co.nz/media/pdfs/0802/cgm_mr_nzfeb08.pdf
    • We are supposed to be using Bloom’s Taxonomy as a model
    Image copied from Flickr under Creative Commons Licensing
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    • Building a PLN is a great adjunct to traditional CPD
    • 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 to students learning for a knowledge-based job in a flat world
    • MIT Open Courseware http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm
    Image copied from Wikipedia under Creative Commons Licensing
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    • You need to model to students learning for a knowledge-based job in a flat world
    • MIT Open Courseware http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm
    • Do your students know how you learn?
    Image copied from Wikipedia under Creative Commons Licensing
    • How to pick the right tools for the job
    Image from: http://flickr.com/photos/mamabarns/747588843/
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    • Entries posted in consecutive order, newest on top
    • Comments from readers extend classroom learning (Can be controlled )
    • Can make writing authentic
    • Personal learning journal
    • Technorati is a great index/feed for blogs http://technorati.com/
    • http://thinkingstick.wikispaces.com/sustained+blogging
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    • 4.Repeat!
    1. Read 2. Reflect
    • 3. Write about what you know
      • Hyperlink
      • Add Graphics
      • Tag
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  • Grim Reaper with a Lawnmower-Accessed via Flickr Creative Commons Share Alike
    • Hyperlink
    • Use Graphics
    • Tag
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    • http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2008/10/brave-new-classroom-20-new-blog-forum/
    • 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
  • Netvibes.com Google Reader
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    • 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.
    • Easy to create website/Shared Resource space
    • Collaborative Knowledge building
    • Easy collaboration beyond classroom
    • Extend discussion beyond the classroom
    • Trackable page edits
  • New wonders of the World http://new7wonders.wikispaces.com / Guidelines for working on a wiki Voices of the World http://votw.wikispaces.com /
    • http://new7wonders.wikispaces.com
  • Horizon Project http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/Teams http://monsonclassroom.wikispaces.com / Thousands Project
    • http://monsonclassroom.wikispaces.com/
  • Wolf River Unit http://techiewikis.wikispaces.com/ http://priestsicprimaryschool.wikispaces.com / Developing School Policies
  • http://collaborativetales.wikispaces.com / The Hypnotiser http://terrythetennisball.wikispaces.com / Choose Your Own Adventure
  • Hauora - Health and Well-being http://hauora.pbwiki.com / http://wilfordmidsyn.wikispaces.com / Forces Find ready made webquests at Quest Garden
  • http://miss-fagaloa.wikispaces.com/Maths http://mrpollitt.pbwiki.com / Take a look at the online journals
  • http://educationalsoftware.wikispaces.com / Educational Software and Web 2.0 Teacher Portal http://teacherportal.wikispaces.com /
    • 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
    • Some ideas and slides come from the work of the following to whom I am grateful:
    • Michael Walker,
    • Kim Cofino and
    • Suzie Vesper
    • Paul McMahon
    • Learning Solutions Asia
    • Email: [email_address]
    • Phone: w81702808 m91705605
    • PowerPoint http://iclassroom.hkedcity.net/teacher/teacher979