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Short Web2.0

  1. 2. Web 2.0 for School Administrators Dr. Richard Voltz Associate Director Illinois Association of School Administrators
  2. 4. Email me at [email_address] to receive invitations for my Ning, Wikispace and Google Documents
  3. 5. Webpage for technology for administrators is Webpage containing tutorial for various technology functions is
  4. 6. My goal is to develop a School Administrator Professional Learning Community On-Line so we all can learn from each other.
  5. 7. Goal for this workshop is for you to use one Web 2.0 skill next year as a school administrator
  6. 9. How many of these terms do you know? <ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><li>delicious </li></ul><ul><li>ProfCast </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Gcast </li></ul><ul><li>Backchanneling </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Tinyurl or </li></ul><ul><li>AudiBoo </li></ul><ul><li>14. </li></ul><ul><li>15. iTunesU </li></ul><ul><li>16. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>17. Posterous </li></ul><ul><li>18. Ustream </li></ul><ul><li>19. Friendfeed </li></ul><ul><li>20. TED Talks </li></ul><ul><li>21. FaceBook </li></ul><ul><li>22. Elluminate </li></ul><ul><li>23. RSS </li></ul><ul><li>24. Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>25. Lit2Go </li></ul><ul><li>Extra Credit </li></ul><ul><li>Chacha </li></ul><ul><li>Wiimote </li></ul><ul><li>Jott </li></ul><ul><li>Doodle </li></ul>
  7. 11. And the winner… Karen Rose and her 3rd grade class from the Melissa, Texas, school district, singing a parody of a Madonna song “Living in a Digital World.”
  8. 13. Teacher is key!
  9. 14. Virtual Book Study
  10. 15. Infrastructure & Connectivity
  11. 22. If I were you…
  12. 23. Make a Video Podcast
  13. 24. Start Your Own Blog
  14. 25. Start a discussion in your district about 1:1 computing
  15. 26. Modernize your webpage with flash pictures, video and easy to navigate webpages
  16. 27. Start an audio Podcast and update regularly To staff To students To community
  17. 28. Start discussing “ What is the future computer for classroom use?”
  18. 29. Encourage teachers to engage students in their own learning
  19. 30. Add Twitter On Your Webpages (District, School, Administrator, Teacher)
  20. 31. What is Web 2.0?
  21. 32. When I was growing up, my parents told me, “Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.” I tell my daughters, “Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.” ---Thomas Friedman, 2005
  22. 34. Did You Know V.5
  23. 38. What does it mean to be a student in the digital age?
  24. 40. Techno boomers: In some families, the elders are the ones pushing Facebook, Texting and Skype. Chicago Tribune; July 12, 2009
  25. 41. The Old Web
  26. 43. The New Web
  27. 45. Record Lecture Using ProfCast Save to GarageBand Embed in iWeb Upload to WebPage
  28. 47. Google Documents
  29. 50. Make a Video Podcast
  30. 55. Carmel Clay IN Superintendent
  31. 63. School District Dashboard
  32. 66. Start Your Own Blog
  33. 74. Modernize your webpage with flash pictures, video and easy to navigate webpages
  34. 76. Start an audio Podcast and update regularly To staff To students To community
  35. 78. Gcast <ul><li>Can make audio recording via your phone </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a Gcast account </li></ul><ul><li>Call your own account from cell phone, record conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Send as a digital file where you want it to go </li></ul>Now costs $99/yr for cell phone, free if upload digital file
  36. 80. <ul><li>Made with iWeb </li></ul><ul><li>Saved on MobileMe </li></ul><ul><li>Link to Gcast (embed) </li></ul>
  37. 91. Start discussing: “ What is the future computer for classroom use?”
  38. 92. <ul><li>“ Laptops are very ’90s,” says University of Michigan researcher Elliot Soloway. “They are your daddy’s computers.” </li></ul>
  39. 94.
  40. 95. Virtual Textbooks
  41. 96. Source:
  42. 97. <ul><li>At Empire High School in Vail, Ariz., students use computers provided by the school to get their lessons, do their homework and hear podcasts of their teachers’ science lectures. </li></ul>
  43. 98. <ul><li>In California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this summer announced an initiative that would replace some high school science and math texts with free, “open source” digital versions. </li></ul>
  44. 99. <ul><li>“ In five years, I think the majority of students will be using digital textbooks,” said William M. Habermehl, superintendent of the 500,000-student Orange County schools. “They can be better than traditional textbooks.” </li></ul>
  45. 111. English Via Cell Phone
  46. 112. Will educators let students use mobile devices? <ul><li>Smart phone penetration will hit 82% by 2013 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text to screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-class polling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The App Store is producing an explosion of educational mobile content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation tools, musical instruments, learning games, mobile books </li></ul></ul>
  47. 113. <ul><li>Existing pilots of mobile education are demonstrating success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary research from both Australia and the US is finding that when using iPod Touches as part of their class activities, school attendance increases, students are more willing to come to school, and they do more homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Further quantitative research is needed, but it seems obvious that kids will learn more if they are engaged in the process -- and cutting-edge mobile devices like the iPod Touch are brilliant at driving engagement. </li></ul></ul>
  48. 114. <ul><li>Mobile devices offer access to the internet in places where the traditional web doesn't reach </li></ul>Source:
  49. 115. Encourage teachers to engage students in their own learning
  50. 116. “ We should instead use technology funding to bolster new learning models and innovations, such as online-learning environments, to level the playing field and allow students from all walks of life -- from small, rural communities to budget-strapped urban schools -- to access the rich variety that is now available only to children in wealthy suburban districts.”
  51. 123. Backchanneling <ul><li>Using networked computers to maintain…an online conversation alongside a live presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Backchanneling Avenues </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  52. 125. Screenshots
  53. 129. Inspiring Idea
  54. 131. Add Twitter On Your Webpages (District, School, Administrator, Teacher)
  55. 135. Follow me on Twitter at rvoltz and IllinoisASA
  56. 137. Do you think students are more engaged outside of school than in school?
  57. 138. What are you doing about it?
  58. 139. How young professionals say they learn.
  59. 141. “ I can look it up on-line, find an expert and then collaborate with that person on a solution.”
  60. 143. “ If I had to learn something new today the first place I would go is Google, then forum sites, then video sources.”
  61. 145. “ I would ask professionals and see if they would share their information with me.”
  62. 147. “ I would first go to Google, then Wikipedia, then my address book to see who I know that I could contact and leverage their knowledge to help me.”
  63. 149. “ Consult with peers, look on the Internet to search and learn information about the topic I am interested in.”
  64. 152.
  65. 153. Poll By Texting
  66. 155. 1:1 Source: Gary Stager
  67. 156. Start a discussion in your district about 1:1 computing
  68. 158. 1. Write a novel
  69. 160. 2. Share your knowledge
  70. 162. 3. Answer tough questions
  71. 163. Who should I vote for? Who really was Martin Luther King?
  72. 164. 4. Make sense of data
  73. 166. 5. Design a video game
  74. 169. 6. Build a killer robot
  75. 171. 7. Lose weight
  76. 173. 8. Direct a blockbuster video
  77. 175. 9. Compose a symphony
  78. 177. 10. Change the world
  79. 179. 1. Write a novel 2. Share your knowledge 3. Answer tough questions 4. Make sense of data 5. Design a video game 6. Build a killer robot 7. Lose weight 8. Direct a blockbuster video 9. Compose a symphony 10. Change the world Source: Gary Stager
  80. 180. Personalize Education <ul><li>Dr. Yong Zhao at HPL 09 Leadership Conference - “Do not send a (wo)man to do what a machine can do better.” </li></ul>
  81. 181. Personalize Education <ul><li>Alan November at HPL 09 Leadership Conference - “We need to work with technology every day to learn how students use technology.” </li></ul>
  82. 185. Video
  83. 186. YouTube <ul><li>Started in February 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Bought by Google in November 2006 for $1.65M </li></ul><ul><li>Already has more content than TV and TV started in 1940’s. </li></ul><ul><li>If TV played 24/7 since inception, YouTube still has more content. </li></ul>
  84. 189. New way to make presentations <ul><li>One minute personal introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Do not read from slides </li></ul><ul><li>Use video, pictures, audio, etc… </li></ul>
  85. 191. Students are different today
  86. 192. Top 3 Search Engines <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul>
  87. 193. Demo Jing to show participants how to use RSS feeds
  88. 196. Skype
  89. 197. Skype on the go…
  90. 199. Is your school able to offer every course every student wants?
  91. 201. Video produced by Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
  92. 202. RSS
  93. 204. Review <ul><li>Please tell me 3 things you know now that you did not know </li></ul><ul><li>Please tell me 2 things you will tell your family and friends about this workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Please give me one action you are going to start now </li></ul>
  94. 205. Let’s play Jeopardy
  95. 206. Use Two Screens
  96. 207. Work efficiently in your office
  97. 208. More Tips
  98. 210. Learning from each other…