A QUICK GUIDE TO TOOLS YOU CAN USE Web  2.0  for Teachers Lori Franklin  Olathe USD#233  April 17, 2009
Web 2.0 <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Open source editing/sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><li>Evo...
Learning <ul><li>Encompasses all of *Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li><...
Top 10 Web 2.0 sites April ‘09 <ul><li>YouTube   - 69.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia  – 62.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Craigslist  ...
Teens and technologies
Links from Olathe Technology Dept. <ul><li>http://online.olatheschools.com/curriculum/K6symposium.htm </li></ul>
Speaking of top sites: <ul><li>eBiz MBA  provides monthly web rankings </li></ul><ul><li>Might be used as a template for c...
More on “Open Source” <ul><li>Shared spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership not emphasized </li></ul><ul><li>Co-creation with ...
Blogs <ul><li>One way to share text/photos/opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Many blog platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul...
 
 
 
 
School Library Blogs <ul><li>http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/links/index.php?title=School_libraries </li></ul><ul><li>h...
Wiki world <ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul><u...
Wrap your head around it… <ul><li>Online space </li></ul><ul><li>Anybody can edit </li></ul><ul><li>Can password protect <...
Quick wiki example <ul><li>From pbwiki: </li></ul><ul><li>http://pbwiki.com/content/viewdemo </li></ul>
 
 
 
Creative tools <ul><li>Flickr Upload photos and share/create slideshows Scroll down and click on: Explore </li></ul><ul><l...
 
 
Warholize it!
 
Animoto takes it further - <ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Photos, music, motion </li></ul><ul><li>Uploads to YouTube, F...
Then you share…
Digital storytelling <ul><li>Voice Thread </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul>
ToonDoo <ul><li>Create your own cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and share! </li></ul>
Amazing stuff in no time at all! <ul><li>Schmoop Try this with students in language arts programs – also covers other subj...
More… <ul><li>Amelia Bloomer Project Looking for books that feature strong female characters? Need storytelling from a fem...
Self-help can be creative <ul><li>wikiHow This worldwide writing project lets the users tell the steps and procedures for ...
Love streaming video? <ul><li>Streaming Video Services Links, via a wiki, to just about every streaming service/conversion...
Get the 411 <ul><li>Goog-411 Directory Calling </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul>
Digital Librarian <ul><li>Librariana Simply a monster site!  </li></ul><ul><li>Filled with all things libraries, including...
Do you know Nancy? <ul><li>Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul>
Like to listen? <ul><li>Best of iTunes University </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down for suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Great li...
For example… <ul><li>Lit2go Download pdf of the text to go along with the audio! </li></ul>
Television content…online <ul><li>Hulu </li></ul>
Read Alikes <ul><li>Novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Map </li></ul>
File Converters <ul><li>Allow you to transfer from one platform or file format to another </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for man...
Use these… <ul><li>Zamzar  – provides many conversions, including YouTube for playing at school </li></ul><ul><li>Vixy  – ...
Think about passwords… <ul><li>For school use of Web 2.0 products, you could use the same username/password combo that you...
My favorite… <ul><li>RoboForm </li></ul><ul><li>Will generate usernames and passwords </li></ul><ul><li>One-touch entry in...
Want to learn more? <ul><li>100 Helpful Web Tools </li></ul><ul><li>100 Free Library Web 2.0 Tutorials </li></ul>
Ready to really dig into Web 2.0? <ul><li>The Best Web 2.0 Applications for Education </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube Sucks: Fou...
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  1. 1. A QUICK GUIDE TO TOOLS YOU CAN USE Web 2.0 for Teachers Lori Franklin Olathe USD#233 April 17, 2009
  2. 2. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Open source editing/sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><li>Evolving </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning <ul><li>Encompasses all of *Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li></ul><ul><li>Student-led </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher-facilitated </li></ul>*Knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation
  4. 4. Top 10 Web 2.0 sites April ‘09 <ul><li>YouTube - 69.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia – 62.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Craigslist – 45.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Photobucket – 24.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr – 23.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress – 22.1 </li></ul><ul><li>IMDB – 21.3 </li></ul><ul><li>Digg – 33.4 </li></ul><ul><li>eHow – 15.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Typepad - 9.6 </li></ul>Monthly visits in millions eBiz MBZ: http://www.ebizmba.co
  5. 5. Teens and technologies
  6. 6. Links from Olathe Technology Dept. <ul><li>http://online.olatheschools.com/curriculum/K6symposium.htm </li></ul>
  7. 7. Speaking of top sites: <ul><li>eBiz MBA provides monthly web rankings </li></ul><ul><li>Might be used as a template for creating a class project for ranking information sites for a research project </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t miss: Top 20 Science Web Sites 20 Most Popular Political Sites </li></ul>
  8. 8. More on “Open Source” <ul><li>Shared spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership not emphasized </li></ul><ul><li>Co-creation with many </li></ul><ul><li>Crosses boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Non-proprietary </li></ul>
  9. 9. Blogs <ul><li>One way to share text/photos/opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Many blog platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress for USD#233 </li></ul><ul><li>Caveat: should be updated frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul>
  10. 14. School Library Blogs <ul><li>http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/links/index.php?title=School_libraries </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.schoollibrarymedia.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1340000334.html </li></ul>
  11. 15. Wiki world <ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Archiving </li></ul>
  12. 16. Wrap your head around it… <ul><li>Online space </li></ul><ul><li>Anybody can edit </li></ul><ul><li>Can password protect </li></ul><ul><li>What ways can you use a wiki? </li></ul>
  13. 17. Quick wiki example <ul><li>From pbwiki: </li></ul><ul><li>http://pbwiki.com/content/viewdemo </li></ul>
  14. 21. Creative tools <ul><li>Flickr Upload photos and share/create slideshows Scroll down and click on: Explore </li></ul><ul><li>F.D.’s Flickr Toys Mash up with Flickr lets you create amazing graphics </li></ul>
  15. 24. Warholize it!
  16. 26. Animoto takes it further - <ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Photos, music, motion </li></ul><ul><li>Uploads to YouTube, Facebook, iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>Very short learning curve </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>http://animoto.com/play/VG0JDu0Ksq0iECJlGlflfg </li></ul>
  17. 27. Then you share…
  18. 28. Digital storytelling <ul><li>Voice Thread </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul>
  19. 29. ToonDoo <ul><li>Create your own cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and share! </li></ul>
  20. 30. Amazing stuff in no time at all! <ul><li>Schmoop Try this with students in language arts programs – also covers other subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>HippoCampus This math site is comprehensive! Also includes audio read-aloud </li></ul>
  21. 31. More… <ul><li>Amelia Bloomer Project Looking for books that feature strong female characters? Need storytelling from a feminist point of view? </li></ul>
  22. 32. Self-help can be creative <ul><li>wikiHow This worldwide writing project lets the users tell the steps and procedures for just about anything. What if you made a wiki like this and asked students to provide the steps in a process? Maybe they could share how to solve a math problem. </li></ul>
  23. 33. Love streaming video? <ul><li>Streaming Video Services Links, via a wiki, to just about every streaming service/conversion/fix available ! </li></ul>
  24. 34. Get the 411 <ul><li>Goog-411 Directory Calling </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul>
  25. 35. Digital Librarian <ul><li>Librariana Simply a monster site! </li></ul><ul><li>Filled with all things libraries, including that awesome Stephen Colbert clip about Wikipedia </li></ul>
  26. 36. Do you know Nancy? <ul><li>Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul>
  27. 37. Like to listen? <ul><li>Best of iTunes University </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down for suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Great literature for listening </li></ul>
  28. 38. For example… <ul><li>Lit2go Download pdf of the text to go along with the audio! </li></ul>
  29. 39. Television content…online <ul><li>Hulu </li></ul>
  30. 40. Read Alikes <ul><li>Novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Map </li></ul>
  31. 41. File Converters <ul><li>Allow you to transfer from one platform or file format to another </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for many reasons: </li></ul><ul><li> - students don’t have MS Word </li></ul><ul><li>- conflicting versions of word processors </li></ul><ul><li>- video/audio applications </li></ul>
  32. 42. Use these… <ul><li>Zamzar – provides many conversions, including YouTube for playing at school </li></ul><ul><li>Vixy – also allows video conversion to MP4 format </li></ul><ul><li>PDF to Word – Great for changing PDF files into MS Word formatting </li></ul><ul><li>Media-Convert – conversions appear quickly </li></ul>
  33. 43. Think about passwords… <ul><li>For school use of Web 2.0 products, you could use the same username/password combo that you originally set up for one product – it makes it easier to remember </li></ul>
  34. 44. My favorite… <ul><li>RoboForm </li></ul><ul><li>Will generate usernames and passwords </li></ul><ul><li>One-touch entry into sites requiring username/password combo </li></ul><ul><li>Stores up to 10 for free </li></ul>
  35. 45. Want to learn more? <ul><li>100 Helpful Web Tools </li></ul><ul><li>100 Free Library Web 2.0 Tutorials </li></ul>
  36. 46. Ready to really dig into Web 2.0? <ul><li>The Best Web 2.0 Applications for Education </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube Sucks: Four Sites that do Video Better </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Frontline videos </li></ul><ul><li>Seven Things You Should Know </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0’s Most Ridiculous Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Three Ways to Find the Latest iTunes Freebies </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office </li></ul><ul><li>Google Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>
  37. 47. This presentation… <ul><li>SlideShare – </li></ul><ul><li>Example: http://www.slideshare.net/lfranklinoe </li></ul><ul><li>Also on OE Library page http://teachers.olatheschools.com/oelibrary/presentations.html </li></ul>
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