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    Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Presentation Transcript

    • Tech Tools for your classroom
    • What is Web 2.0?
      • According to Wikipedia, “ Web 2.0 is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing...and collaboration on the World Wide Web.”
      Facebook Twitter Youtube Wikis Social Bookmarking Blogs
    • Collaborate.
      • http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu
      • http://www.thinkfinity.org
    • Tips
      • Use technology when it fits – not just for the sake of using technology.
      • You do NOT have to be the expert – give students time to play and they will amaze you.
      • Give students choices in how they present their learning. This allows them to work to their strengths. (McTighe & O’Connor, 2005; Tomlinson & McTighe, 2006; Nunley, 2006)
    • www.wordle.com
      • “ Beautiful Word Clouds”
      • Great for interpersonal or visual learning styles.
      • Free, no sign up.
      • Can form words into pictures.
      • Can save and download image.
    • Ideas
      • Vocabulary, literary concepts
      • Describing people, places, important ideas, etc.
      • Finding overused words in compositions
      • Activity for guessing excerpts from books, quotes and essay
    • Who gave this famous speech?
    • www.glogster.com
      • Online Posters
      • Great for autobiographies, book reports, short essays or small group projects.
    • Pros
      • Students can add different media such as audio, video, pictures, links to other glogs or websites, etc.
      • Promotes creativity and individuality.
      • Students can work at home or at school.
      • Students can get distracted.
      • Sometimes can be confusing – need to practice first.
    • www.animoto.com Book reports Advertisements Public Announcements Autobiographies Concept checks and reviews
    • Pros
      • Students can make videos from home or school without being knowledgeable in video editing.
      • Promotes creativity and individuality.
      • Can download and add to glogster and other media.
      • Has comment and rating features so it can be used as a collaboration or discussion tool.
      • Text is limited to 2 lines.
      • Images must be downloaded to computer first and then uploaded.
      • Takes about an hour to save and view the final project.
    • Web 2.0 Sites
      • http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu
      • www.thinkfinity.org
      • www.wordle.com
      • www.tagxedo.com
      • www.glogster.com
      • www.wallwisher.com
      • www.teachwithwiki.wikispaces.com/
    • Image credits
      • Rss feed icon: http://www.elekta.com/
      • www.animoto.com
      • www.glogster.com
      • www.twitter.com
      • Wiki icon: http://blog.delaranja.com/what-is-a-wiki
      • Wordle: http://ppmartin.wordpress.com/2008/08/09/
      • http://www.manifestlondon.co.uk/blog/tag/socialmedia/
      • http://sarorosales.blogspot.com/2009/10/describing-my-classmate.html