Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom Cape Elizabeth


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  • Introduction
    Explain Web 2.0
    What this presentation is
    What this presentation is not
  • Teacher in front of the room
    Kids in rows
    Learning Contained within 4 Walls
  • Marc Prensky “Engage me or Enrage Me” in 2005
    Entertainment does not equal Education
    Dan Pink creativity Right Brain Mentality = future success
    Social Engagement in the classroom (a lot out of the classroom)
  • Elementary teachers ask about Webkinz/Club Penguin
    Middle School/High School ask about MySpace, Facebook, FanFiction, YouTube
    We need to try to tap this energy
  • We’re worrying about HOTS, Local, State, National Assessments
    This fall testing schedule
  • Old Things in New Ways
    Worksheets, Book Reports, Posterboards Out
    Replace them with new tools
  • Calculator didn’t replace math teachers
    We don’t have a generation of Math Geniuses
    Patricia Heaton on Millioniare
    “If a Euro is worth $1.50, five Euros is worth what?” Her choices are A.) 30 quarters, B.) 50 dimes, C.) 70 nickels, and D.) 90 pennies.
  • Technology Tools don’t instantly FIX deficiencies
    Alone doesn’t make smarter students
  • TPACK started by educational technologists from Michigan State
  • Evolution post it notes portaportal social bookmarking
    Social Bookmarking
    Utilizes tags
    share with others
    interact through sharing
  • Word Cloud (more frequent the word the larger the word on the cloud)
    Starts Conversations
    Checks for Importance
  • This week Animoto added video into their service
    Sign up for educator’s account
    1 button remix
    share the video
  • Input word docs, pdf, powerpoints, videos, spreadsheets, etc

  • Think of the poster board we had kids create
  • Here is a run-down of ten things that you can do with Drop.io:
    1. Post documents and PDFs for others to view and download.
    2. Post documents, links, videos, audio files for others to access and comment on.
    3. Create voice recordings in MP3 format.
    4. Establish a voicemail box at no cost to you.
    5. Host online presentations.
    6. Chat with others accessing your Drop.io page.
    7. Create an anonymous @drop.io email account.
    8. Create a "drop box" to collect work from students using the Drop.io upload widget.
  • Make those timelines multimedia
  • How to’s

    Pro Version allows use of webcam
  • Give life to your powerpoint or keynote
    Embed it, share it
    Use them as resources
  • Store pictures, videos
    Belong to groups
    See what your friends are upto
  • Creative Commons is...
    Fair Use
    Creative Commons is something we should be using, even with student work
  • Do something creative with your pictures
    Share it
  • Newest tool to me
  • Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom Cape Elizabeth

    1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom People Web 2.0 Process Technology
    2. 2. The “Industrial Age” Education System Doesn’t Work for Today’s Learners http://flickr.com/photos/davidrn/1294933659
    3. 3. But you probably already know that...
    4. 4. Kids want to be engaged not entertained http://2008.texasangle.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/secondlife.jpg
    5. 5. Kids are producers of original content ...
    6. 6. Kids are producers of original content ... just OUTSIDE the classroom!
    7. 7. So let’s create a new toolkit http://api.ning.com/files/BlwcKAbMsHcHihcKcSKNn1sqOjB3yjbLzqAZ61YIO8sF1X68VIIIGvAW6T27HebIoU7v2Sj9xtYk4YO9RDt5ocO4-nbiReCI/IMG_0385.JPG
    8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/34695342@N00/427605773/sizes/l/
    9. 9. Blogging alone doesn’t make my students better writers
    10. 10. The Tool Needs Context and Pedagogy
    11. 11. The tool alone doesn’t increase knowledge/skills
    12. 12. It takes all three areas to effectively integrate technology & improve learning.
    13. 13. Calvinball: Working w/ Technology
    14. 14. Calvinball: Working w/ Technology
    15. 15. Calvinball: Working w/ Technology *IMPORTANT -- The rules are subject to be changed, amended, or dismissed by any player(s) involved so the may never be played the same way twice.
    16. 16. Let’s Look At Some Tools
    17. 17. Diigo http://www.diigo.com
    18. 18. Wordle http://www.wordle.net
    19. 19. Animoto http://www.animoto.com/education
    20. 20. Voicethread http://www.voicethread.com
    21. 21. Glogster http://www.glogster.com
    22. 22. drop.io http://drop.io
    23. 23. Dipity http://www.dipity.com
    24. 24. Jing http://www.jingproject.com
    25. 25. Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net
    26. 26. flickr http://www.flickr.com
    27. 27. flickr + Creative Commons http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons
    28. 28. Big Huge Labs http://www.bighugelabs.com
    29. 29. Xtranormal http://www.xtranormal.com
    30. 30. Xtranormal http://www.xtranormal.com
    31. 31. Xtranormal http://www.xtranormal.com
    32. 32. Now it’s your turn to check out some tools!
    33. 33. Now it’s your turn to check out some tools! How does it work?
    34. 34. Now it’s your turn to check out some tools! How does it work? Could you use this with the content you teach? If so, how?
    35. 35. Now it’s your turn to check out some tools! How does it work? Could you use this with the content you teach? If so, how? How can this tool be used to build knowledge (pedagogy)?
    36. 36. What are the next steps? http://flickr.com/photos/clairity/2556041134
    37. 37. Build a Community of Experts http://api.ning.com/files/BlwcKAbMsHcHihcKcSKNn1sqOjB3yjbLzqAZ61YIO8sF1X68VIIIGvAW6T27HebIoU7v2Sj9xtYk4YO9RDt5ocO4-nbiReCI/IMG_0385.JPG
    38. 38. Don’t be afraid to ask the kids!
    39. 39. My Contact Information email: mrichme@gmail.com skype, twitter: mrichme ichat: mrichme2 Access to My Slidedeck http://www.slideshare.net/mrichme/cape