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Education And Web 2.0

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  • 1. Education and Web 2.0 Making connections… by Alice Mercer licensed under CC (NC/SA/Attribute)
  • 2. Web 2.0 – What is it?
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • MMORPGs
    • ELGGs/Social Networking sites (My Space)
    • Anything on the web that connects people and their writing/work together collaboratively
  • 3. What do you mean by connections?
    • between students and their own creativity and knowledge
    • between students and their peers, both in their school and around the world
    • between students and teachers in a way that their peers, parents, and others can also see and participate in
  • 4. Is this just another fad?
    • It’s taking proven methods (inquiry based learning, project based learning, reflective journal writing) to the next level
    • It’s in a format that students are familiar with and find accessible (increasing interest and retention)
    • Students invest themselves in their education when they feel more connected to others
    • It’s NOT just about plugging kids into computers, you are plugging them into the WORLD!
  • 5. What about test scores?
    • The strength of the U.S. education system has never been testing, and rote memorization, but in teaching students to be thinkers.
    • We need to teach kids to be independent thinkers to make them successful in the economy and in their lives.
    • This is the future, workers do not bubble in answers for a paycheck, they need to be able to think independently
    • Students need to have an environment where they can put the facts they learn in school together in a meaningful way.
  • 6. Isn’t this just for rich kids?
    • No, it’s for everybody
    • The digital divide is disappearing in homes, but not in schools, schools need to be there
    • We need these tools to engage our students in all schools
  • 7. Why do we need this?
    • Team-based education for a team-based workplace
    • More knowledge of other cultures, and parts of the world
    • Engage or enrage…if you aren’t engaging students, you risk enraging them.
  • 8. Education has the theory of a zone of proximal development. If you are starting off here…
  • 9. Education has the theory of a zone of proximal development. If you are starting off here… … to move to here… … requires social interaction and collaborative problem-solving, not bubbling in answers.