Web 2.0 for Teacher-Librarians

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This presentation provides an introduction to Web 2.0 tools for teacher-librarians.

This presentation provides an introduction to Web 2.0 tools for teacher-librarians.

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  • 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. Web 2.0 Collaborative Open source editing/sharing Global Evolving
  • 3. Learning Encompasses all of *Bloom’s Taxonomy Participatory Cooperative Student-led Teacher-facilitated *Knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation
  • 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. 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. Links from technology dept. http://online.olatheschools.com/curr iculum/K6symposium.htm
  • 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. More on “Open Source” Shared spaces Ownership not emphasized Co-creation with many Crosses boundaries Non-proprietary
  • 9. Blogs One way to share text/photos/opinions Many blog platforms Free Wordpress for USD#233 Caveat: should be updated frequently Examples
  • 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. Wiki world Sharing Gathering Editing Publishing Archiving
  • 12. Wrap your head around it… Online space Anybody can edit Can password protect What ways can you use a wiki?
  • 13. Quick wiki example From pbwiki: http://pbwiki.com/content/viewdemo
  • 14. Joyce Valenza’s wiki http://teacherlibrarianwiki.pbwiki.com/
  • 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. Creative tools Flickr Upload photos and share/create slideshows F.D.’s Flickr Toys Mash up with Flickr lets you create amazing graphics
  • 17. Animoto takes it further - Animoto Photos, music, motion Uploads to YouTube, Facebook, iPhone Example: http://animoto.com/play/VG0JDu0Ks q0iECJlGlflfg
  • 18. Then you share…
  • 19. Digital storytelling Voice Thread Demo Example
  • 20. ToonDoo Create your own cartoons Publish and share!
  • 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. More… Amelia Bloomer Project Looking for books that feature strong female characters? Need storytelling from a feminist point of view?
  • 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. Love streaming video? Streaming Video Services Links, via a wiki, to just about every streaming service/conversion/fix available!
  • 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. Get the 411 Goog-411 Directory Calling Demo
  • 27. Digital Librarian Librariana Simply a monster site! Filled with all things libraries, including that awesome Stephen Colbert clip about Wikipedia
  • 28. Remember Nancy Pearl? Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Wiki Interactive
  • 29. Like to listen? Best of iTunes University Scroll down for suggestions Great literature for listening
  • 30. For example… Lit2go Download pdf of the text to go along with the audio!
  • 31. Television content…online Hulu
  • 32. Read Alikes Novelist Literature Map
  • 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. 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. 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. My favorite… RoboForm Will generate usernames and passwords One-touch entry into sites requiring username/password combo Stores up to 10 for free
  • 37. This presentation… SlideShare – Example: http://www.slideshare.net/lfranklinoe Also on OE Library page http://teachers.olatheschools.com/o elibrary/presentations.html
  • 38. Want to learn more? College@Home Hundreds of Web 2.0 tutorials