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  • 1. Wonderful World of Web 2.0 Part 2
    Lisa Garofalo
    October 12, 2010
    Ellington Public Schools
  • 2. first session follow up
    Web 2.0 Apps
    Favorite web 2.0 links to share?
    Anyone find anything new and great since August?
    Try out a web 2.0 app with students?
    Personal home page
    Favorites to read?
  • 3. For fun
  • 4. Session 2
    Photo sharing & editing
  • 5. What is a blog?
    Merriam Webster defines blog as, “a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer”
    short for Weblog
    First Known Use: 1999
    One of my favorite blogs by author Meg Cabot
  • 6. What is a wiki?
    wiki-wiki - Hawaiian for quick (Richardson, 59).
    “A wiki is a collaborative Webspace where anyone can add content and anyone can edit content that has already been published” (Richardson, 8).
    According to Kathy Schrock a wiki has two main components: 1. Wikis are easy to create and view revisions and 2. Wikis allow anyone to add, edit, remove (Schrock, 29).
    Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006. Print
    Schrock, Kathy. Web 2.0 1 October 2010.
  • 7. Blog vs. Wiki
    A blog has an administrator (or administrators) who initiate, organize, and manage the content.
    In a wiki anyone with permission can add, edit, and remove content from the site. Anyone can also start a discussion topic.
  • 8. How do wiki’s work?
    50 ways to use a wiki!
    • Student Participation
    • 9. Resource Creation
    • 10. Group Projects
    • 11. Student Interaction
    • 12. Classroom News
    • 13. Community Activities
  • Wikipedia
  • 14.
    1. Share materials, news, downloads, links and more
    2. Facilitate online discussions and collaboration
    3. Create a class publication that students can easily publish to and you can easily edit
    4. Replace your newsletter and stay in touch with parents about what is going on in class
    5. Get your students blogging so that they can share their work and thoughts
    6. Share your lesson plans
    7. Integrate videos, podcasts, and other media
    8. Create blogs for clubs, student groups, events, sports teams, or just about any type of group
    9. Get feedback or gather information
    10. Create a fully functional website
  • 15. Benefits of blogging in schools
  • 16. Too many blogs, not enough time!
    Use an aggregator to keep track of posting updates.
    Google Reader
  • 17. Before you design your own, lets look at some examples.
    (if you don’t know about Kathy Schrock, you should check out her website or guide )
  • 18. Wikis
  • 19. Use help schedule a day time to meet
  • 20. Time to set up a blog or wiki!
    For blogs, use the Ellington campus site of edublogs (check your email for account set up)
    For wikis, use Wikispaces
    • Always check your privacy settings!
    • 21. Who can contribute / edit? Do you have to approve 1st?
    • 22. Set rules if using student contributors
    (see handout)
  • 23. Need to take a break? Try out the Visual Dictionary at
  • 24. Photos
    Photobucket (+video)“Upload, manage, and share your photos and videos for free”
    SmugMug (+video)“Your Photos Look Better Here. Billions of happy photos. Millions of passionate customers.”
    Aviary “Photo-editing, logos, web templates, filters, color palettes, screen capture & more” - Photo effects with one click, Turn your photos into artwork.“Edit your photos, add photo effects, text, speech bubbles, frames, stickers and more”
    Dumpr “Dumpr is where you create marvellous photos to share with your friends”
    Please remember: if you use someone else’s photos, images, videos, etc., please give credit where credit is due. Please provide a good example for our students and don’t plagiarize!
  • 25.
  • 26. With your digital photos try…
    1960 1966 1968 1976
  • 27.
  • 28. Edmodo
    Video – what is edmodo?