Read story from Web Literacy for Educators about paper as a new technology and how it was received.After Reading:What technologies do you use over the course of a day? - cell phone, computer, internet, TV, pencil, DVD, etc.Show hands:How many of you are using _____ in the classroom with students?
After Video: Society shift needs to transfer into the classroom.
Stand and deliver, question and answer, teacher as expert
We can not expect students to power down for school!
Prior to Web 2.0 you were a passive observer when it came to the internet. You could search, get information and read it. That is all.
Have to know the difference so people can understand why it is more motivating for students.Paper vs Nook Motivation drill – Who is the more motivated group? Why?It is the ability to be interactive that becomes a motivator! Creating, doing, real audience, With Web 2.0 you are now able to interact with the internet. You are no longer a passive observer. Wikipedia is a perfect example: it is the world’s largest encyclopedia and is created by people like you and me. I could go on today and create a page for my school and it would be published to the interesting until someone else decided to add to or change what I had published.If you have used Google Maps, then you have used web 2.0 technology. You are able to interact with the page, change your route and manipulate it so that it works best for you. That was not an option prior to Web 2.0.
Shows what the difference is between old and new internet – why the new Web 2.0 version is more motivating to students!
How can we apply this new technology?
So mirac presentation 2011
Sarah Scholl<br />Heather Streb<br />SoMIRAC<br />April 1, 2011<br />Literacy 2.0: Motivating Readers with Technology<br />
Objectives<br />Explain the impact of Web 2.0 and technology on literacy and student motivation<br />Explain and develop understanding of Blogging and Digital Storytelling as methods to enhance literacy<br />Brainstorm potential technology uses in the classroom<br />
Long, long ago…<br />Web Literacy for Educators by Alan November<br />
This type of classroom is NOT for everyone!<br />
“I sometimes marvel at how young people who are immersed in complex digital worlds tolerate our insistence on reading and writing linear texts devoid of hyperlinked multimodal content and opportunities for social networking” (Alverman, 2008, p.14).<br />
What was there before Web 2.0?<br />Reading<br />Receiving<br />Researching<br />From Steve Hargadon’s Presentation on Web 2.0 and Education<br />http://www.slideshare.net/SteveHargadon/web-20-is-the-future-of-education<br />
Contributing<br />Collaborating<br />Creating<br />Web 2.0<br />From Steve Hargadon’s Presentation on Web 2.0 and Education<br />http://www.slideshare.net/SteveHargadon/web-20-is-the-future-of-education<br />
“Applied effectively, technology implementation not only increases student learning, understanding, and achievement but also augments motivation to learn, encourages collaborative learning, and supports the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills (Schacter & Fagnano, 1999).<br />
Tips and Tricks<br />Don’t over do it!<br />Parent permission<br />Computer availability<br />Clear objectives<br />Curriculum connections<br />
Personal Application<br />Think about what activity you currently do that meets your curriculum goals.<br />How could you incorporate technology into that activity or instruction to increase student motivation and learning?<br />