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  • 1. WEB 2.0 TOOLS A NEW INFORMATION REVOLUTIONIt is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. -- Charles Darwin
  • 2. Emergence of Web 2.0 Tools• Web 2.0 tools are rapidly becoming tools of choice for a growing body of classroom educators.• Web 1.0 has largely been a one-way medium.• In 2004, the web became a two-way street, and a group of new web tools began to appear.• By 2007, a second generation of the Web had taken over – Web 2.0!
  • 3. Characteristics of Web 2.0 Tools• Web-based applications can be accessed from anywhere.• Simple applications solve specific problems.• Value lies in content, not the software used to display content.• Data can be readily shared.• Students & educators can access and use tools on their own.• Social tools encourage people to create, collaborate, edit, categorize, exchange, & promote information.
  • 4. Effecting Teaching & Learning• What do today’s graduates need to be proficient in both core subject and 21st century content and skills?• Web 2.0 tools energize and motivate students, but teaching and learning strategies are equally, or more important.
  • 5. Impact on Teaching
  • 6. Impact on Learning• Uploading assignments to a class website.• E-mail questions to their teachers.• Work on assignments with distant peers using instant messaging, online discussion forums, and wikis.• Enables students with disabilities to participate more fully in classroom instruction.• Students are more independent, interaction, & engaged socially.
  • 7. Importance of Web 2.0 Tools• Students must master vital 21st century skills!• Students must be able to: – Research using the Internet – Assess information – Work collaboratively – Communicate effectively – Think critically and creatively
  • 8. References• Creative Commons Imageshttp://budgetstockphoto.com/creative_commons_images.html• Crane, Beverly. (2009). Using Web 2.0 Tools in the K-12 Classroom. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.