Web 2.0 for Teacher-Librarians


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Web 2.0 for Teacher-Librarians

  1. 1. Web 2.0 for Teacher-Librarians A quick guide to tools you can use in your school library Lori Franklin Olathe USD#233 March 10,2009
  2. 2. Web 2.0 Collaborative Open source editing/sharing Global Evolving
  3. 3. Learning Encompasses all of *Bloom’s Taxonomy Participatory Cooperative Student-led Teacher-facilitated *Knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation
  4. 4. What is Web 2.0? by Tim O'Reilly http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html#mememap
  5. 5. Top 10 Web 2.0 sites March ‘09 YouTube - 69.8 Monthly Wikipedia – 59.6 Photobucket – 26.4 visits in Craigslist – 42.9 Flickr – 27.5 millions Wordpress – 21.7 IMDB – 21.6 Digg – 33.4 eHow – 13.4 Typepad - 9.1 eBiz MBZ: http://www.ebizmba.co – gathered on March 9, 2009m/articles/user-generated-content
  6. 6. Links from technology dept. http://online.olatheschools.com/curr iculum/K6symposium.htm
  7. 7. Speaking of top sites: eBiz MBA provides monthly web rankings Might be used as a template for creating a class project for ranking information sites for a research project Don’t miss: Top 20 Science Web Sites
  8. 8. More on “Open Source” Shared spaces Ownership not emphasized Co-creation with many Crosses boundaries Non-proprietary
  9. 9. Blogs One way to share text/photos/opinions Many blog platforms Free Wordpress for USD#233 Caveat: should be updated frequently Examples
  10. 10. School Library Blogs http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/li nks/index.php?title=School_libraries http://blog.schoollibrarymedia.com/ http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com /blog/1340000334.html
  11. 11. Wiki world Sharing Gathering Editing Publishing Archiving
  12. 12. Wrap your head around it… Online space Anybody can edit Can password protect What ways can you use a wiki?
  13. 13. Quick wiki example From pbwiki: http://pbwiki.com/content/viewdemo
  14. 14. Joyce Valenza’s wiki http://teacherlibrarianwiki.pbwiki.com/
  15. 15. More examples… Plymouth Regional High School Library Penrith P.S. Library Benson School Library Decatur High School Library Robin Hood Librarians Adelson Library
  16. 16. Creative tools Flickr Upload photos and share/create slideshows F.D.’s Flickr Toys Mash up with Flickr lets you create amazing graphics
  17. 17. Animoto takes it further - Animoto Photos, music, motion Uploads to YouTube, Facebook, iPhone Example: http://animoto.com/play/VG0JDu0Ks q0iECJlGlflfg
  18. 18. Then you share…
  19. 19. Digital storytelling Voice Thread Demo Example
  20. 20. ToonDoo Create your own cartoons Publish and share!
  21. 21. Amazing stuff/no time Schmoop Try this with students in language arts programs – also covers other subject areas HippoCampus This math site is comprehensive! Also includes audio read-aloud
  22. 22. More… Amelia Bloomer Project Looking for books that feature strong female characters? Need storytelling from a feminist point of view?
  23. 23. Self-help can be creative 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 classify book genres? To rank databases? To provide an orientation for new library users?
  24. 24. Love streaming video? Streaming Video Services Links, via a wiki, to just about every streaming service/conversion/fix available!
  25. 25. AP Images AP Images free trial Good through March 31, 2009 Get the latest photos from news events happening around the world http://apimages.ap.org/unsecured/log ip.aspx Username: mlc password: mlc
  26. 26. Get the 411 Goog-411 Directory Calling Demo
  27. 27. Digital Librarian Librariana Simply a monster site! Filled with all things libraries, including that awesome Stephen Colbert clip about Wikipedia
  28. 28. Remember Nancy Pearl? Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Wiki Interactive
  29. 29. Like to listen? Best of iTunes University Scroll down for suggestions Great literature for listening
  30. 30. For example… Lit2go Download pdf of the text to go along with the audio!
  31. 31. Television content…online Hulu
  32. 32. Read Alikes Novelist Literature Map
  33. 33. File converters Allow you to transfer from one platform or file format to another Useful for many reasons: - students don’t have MS Word - conflicting versions of word processors - video/audio applications
  34. 34. Use these… Zamzar – provides many conversions, including YouTube for playing at school Vixy – also allows video conversion to MP4 format PDF to Word – Great for changing PDF files into MS Word formatting Media-Convert – conversions appear quickly
  35. 35. Think about passwords… 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
  36. 36. My favorite… RoboForm Will generate usernames and passwords One-touch entry into sites requiring username/password combo Stores up to 10 for free
  37. 37. This presentation… SlideShare – Example: http://www.slideshare.net/lfranklinoe Also on OE Library page http://teachers.olatheschools.com/o elibrary/presentations.html
  38. 38. Want to learn more? College@Home Hundreds of Web 2.0 tutorials