GUIDING QUESTION How can we engage with students’ learning more meaningfully and personally – that is, in ways that hook into their everyday experiences and that build on their current knowledge using technology?
O’Reilly (2005: online) WEB 2.0 WEB 1.0 WEB 2.0 Ofoto Flickr Mp3.com Napster Britannica Online Wikipedia Personal websites Blogging Publishing Participation Content mgt systs. Wikis Directories (taxonomy) Tagging (‘folksonomy’) Stickiness Syndication Software as package Software as service
Possible topics/uses BLOGGING BY AND FOR TEACHERS Professional issues Resource sharing Discoveries Pedagogy Classroom issues Curriculum Reflections on practice Educational policy Tips and tools School issues Networking Community announcements
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