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Humanities 2.0 links work (see note on side)

Humanities 2.0 links work (see note on side)



links work on this one!!! Please read!!!

links work on this one!!! Please read!!!
voicethread @
http://tinyurl.com/lkvkb5 for R. Byrne tech guide



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Humanities 2.0 links work (see note on side) Humanities 2.0 links work (see note on side) Presentation Transcript

  • Humanities 2.0
    Nancy Jones
    Katie Lowry
    Sacred Heart Schools
  • Created on wordle.net
  • Benefits
    Expects students to construct & validate meaning
    Makes Learning Public
    Purposeful Reflection
    Participatory Learning and Peer Teaching
    Multimodal Learning
    “Prosumers” – Producers of content
    “A Well Rounded Education for a Flat World – Richard Hersh
    “The Change Agents” – Cheryl Lemke & Ed Coghlin
    ASCD Magazine
    Can serve a number of purposes
    Creates easy “ one stop” shopping
    Great tool for collaboration
    Did I say it was easy? Just type and enter
    Allows for discussion and questions
    Gives students an opportunity to share what they learn
    Engages learners
  • Start small
    • Wanted to incorporate elements of our Washington, D.C. trip with a reflective exercise
    • Created a collaborative project between all four 8th grade classes that required discussion and creation entirely on the wikispace
    • Utilize visuals, primary resources, and create a haiku
    • Present at an all middle school assembly for Memorial Day
  • Don’t forget to save!!
  • Can send email to author
    Discussion Tab
    Allows a member to see revision history
    Can create educator account with no advertising
  • The Apiary
  • Roles:
    connect chapter quote and explain
    allusions , metaphors. or symbols
    research enricher  - could be historical info or about bees or even black Madonna
    blog as a character
    blog as a character ( this would be to have at least 2 perspectives other than Lily's per chapter, maybe add another as more characters are introduced)
    Illustrator ( I am working to have a clear description of this)
    Key quotes or concepts and support
    Powerful paragraph - choose either because of concepts ,theme, or writing style and explain
    10. Motifs or extended metaphors - how they continue and or connect ( i.e. the image of bees per chapter and what they represent) ,
    how people handle grief,
    Every student has 7 jobs
    Every other chapter
  • Students drew and then scanned their images
  • Blogging as a character in response to the events of that chapter
    From The B-Hive
  • French blog
  • Mrs. Lowry’s Math Class
  • Blogmeister
    Teacher review before publishing
    Student created pages are “fun”
    Benefit of recommending changes to students
    Difficult to search for blogs
    Requires a lot of teacher set up
    Less “design” options for teacher/student
  • Buzzin’ About Books
  • Edublogs.org
  • Humanities 2.0
    • Writing for a real audience
    • Developing a sense of voice
    • Writing with a purpose
    • Real Life connections
    • Making learning social
    • Multimodal experiences
    • Creating content
    • Peer Teaching
    • Engaging Learners
  • For more information
    Lee LeFevre’s Common Craft Show – This includes short videos on all things 2.0
    Free November 16 Webinar-”Introduction to Wikispaces”
    Twelve Essentials for Technology Integration by Richard Byrne
    Edublogs.org – information and sign up page
    Class Blogmeister- examples cited. Also sign up page
    Voicethread – great tool for digital storytelling
    Wordle- How to create
    Jeopardy Labs – create your own templates or use one already created
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