An Educator’s Introduction to
           Collaborative Online Tools
                            Web 2.0 in the Classroom

...
Objectives




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Objectives
                   • Introduce you to a wide variety of
                            collaborative online tools
...
Objectives
                   • Introduce you to a wide variety of
                            collaborative online tools
...
Objectives
                   • Introduce you to a wide variety of
                            collaborative online tools
...
Objectives
                   • Introduce you to a wide variety of
                            collaborative online tools
...
Web 2.0



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
education 2.0



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
education 2.0
                             A “new “ way of learning




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?



Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
what do we do to learn?
 take notes ■ have a discussion ■ do an experiment ■
 read a map ■ make a graph ■ draw a picture ■...
old strategies: I can...




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
old strategies: I can...
 take notes ■ have a discussion ■ do an experiment ■
 read a map ■ make a graph ■ draw a picture ...
new strategies: We will...




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
new strategies: We will...
 take notes ■ have a discussion ■ do an experiment ■
 read a map ■ make a graph ■ draw a pictur...
social constructivism




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
social constructivism
      learning and development is a social, collaborative
      activity




Wednesday, March 18, 20...
social constructivism
      learning and development is a social, collaborative
      activity
      students can master c...
social constructivism
      learning and development is a social, collaborative
      activity
      students can master c...
social constructivism
      learning and development is a social, collaborative
      activity
      students can master c...
evolution of the tools




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
evolution of the tools




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
evolution of the tools




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
evolution of the tools
                                   WWW




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
evolution of the tools
                                   WWW




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
evolution of the tools
                                   WWW




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Our Approach Today




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Our Approach Today
                   • Collaborate!




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Our Approach Today
                   • Collaborate!
                   • Consider learning strategies and examine
       ...
Our Approach Today
                   • Collaborate!
                   • Consider learning strategies and examine
       ...
Our Approach Today
                   • Collaborate!
                   • Consider learning strategies and examine
       ...
Our Approach Today
                   • Collaborate!
                   • Consider learning strategies and examine
       ...
A Place to Start




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
A Place to Start
                   • Before trying tools, decide what the
                            purpose of the use ...
A Place to Start
                   • Before trying tools, decide what the
                            purpose of the use ...
A Place to Start
                   • Before trying tools, decide what the
                            purpose of the use ...
A Place to Start
                   • Before trying tools, decide what the
                            purpose of the use ...
Task #1




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Task #1

                   • Find a tool that may have an educational
                            use using the Go2Web20 ...
Task #1

                   • Find a tool that may have an educational
                            use using the Go2Web20 ...
Task #1

                   • Find a tool that may have an educational
                            use using the Go2Web20 ...
Considerations for Educational
                   Use of Web 2.0 Suites
             • Resources available on the site now...
Wiki = Quick Web




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Wiki = Quick Web
                   • Collaborative Web pages




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Wiki = Quick Web
                   • Collaborative Web pages
                   • Allow multiple users to create and modi...
Wiki = Quick Web
                   • Collaborative Web pages
                   • Allow multiple users to create and modi...
Wiki = Quick Web
                   • Collaborative Web pages
                   • Allow multiple users to create and modi...
Task #2




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Task #2
                   • Create a review of the site you examined
                            on the wiki




Wednesda...
Task #2
                   • Create a review of the site you examined
                            on the wiki
            ...
Task #2
                   • Create a review of the site you examined
                            on the wiki
            ...
My Task (for now)




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
My Task (for now)
                   • Organize the information you all created so
                            that you ca...
My Task (for now)
                   • Organize the information you all created so
                            that you ca...
My Task (for now)
                   • Organize the information you all created so
                            that you ca...
Task #3




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Task #3
                   • Use the navigation to read and comment
                            on each other’s reviews


...
Task #3
                   • Use the navigation to read and comment
                            on each other’s reviews
  ...
Task #3
                   • Use the navigation to read and comment
                            on each other’s reviews
  ...
What Have We
                             Learned So Far
                       Let’s Review Some Strategies and Considera...
Work with What You Know


                   • Documents
                   • Spreadsheets
                   • Presentati...
“Office” Tools

                   • Google Docs or Zoho Docs
                   • 280 slides and other presentation tools
...
Task #4




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Task #4
               • Team up with 2-3 others in the room to
                       decide upon a tool that you would l...
Task #4
               • Team up with 2-3 others in the room to
                       decide upon a tool that you would l...
Task #4
               • Team up with 2-3 others in the room to
                       decide upon a tool that you would l...
Task #5

                   • Add Comments to the Wiki Site for Your
                            Tool
                   •...
Blogs
                   • What are they?
                   • What types of blogs are there?
                   • Educati...
Tasks #6, #7, and #8




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Tasks #6, #7, and #8
                   • Search for and read entries in 2-3 blogs
                            that suit y...
Tasks #6, #7, and #8
                   • Search for and read entries in 2-3 blogs
                            that suit y...
Tasks #6, #7, and #8
                   • Search for and read entries in 2-3 blogs
                            that suit y...
Posting / Sharing Content




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Posting / Sharing Content
                   • Lots of tools that allow you to post
                            content wi...
Posting / Sharing Content
                   • Lots of tools that allow you to post
                            content wi...
Posting / Sharing Content
                   • Lots of tools that allow you to post
                            content wi...
Sharing Other Media
                   • Lots of common tools for videos and
                            photos
          ...
Considerations for
                 Education for Media Sharing




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Considerations for
                 Education for Media Sharing
                   • Can you access it from your school?

...
Considerations for
                 Education for Media Sharing
                   • Can you access it from your school?
 ...
Considerations for
                 Education for Media Sharing
                   • Can you access it from your school?
 ...
Considerations for
                 Education for Media Sharing
                   • Can you access it from your school?
 ...
“Social” Sites




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
“Social” Sites
                   • Social Networking




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
“Social” Sites
                   • Social Networking
                   • ... and why this is a bad idea for education
  ...
“Social” Sites
                   • Social Networking
                   • ... and why this is a bad idea for education
  ...
“Social” Sites
                   • Social Networking
                   • ... and why this is a bad idea for education
  ...
Note-Taking / Productivity




Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Note-Taking / Productivity

                   • Good tools for teachers to use for
                            themselves...
Note-Taking / Productivity

                   • Good tools for teachers to use for
                            themselves...
Note-Taking / Productivity

                   • Good tools for teachers to use for
                            themselves...
Specialty Tools

                   • Concept Mapping
                   • Drawing and diagramming
                   • Ma...
Podcasts
                   • What are they?
                   • What types of podcasts are there?
                   • E...
Reviewing the Day

                   • Sharing our information
                   • Reading the wiki site
               ...
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  • Introduction to Collaborative Online Tools for Educators

    1. 1. An Educator’s Introduction to Collaborative Online Tools Web 2.0 in the Classroom Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    2. 2. Objectives Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    3. 3. Objectives • Introduce you to a wide variety of collaborative online tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    4. 4. Objectives • Introduce you to a wide variety of collaborative online tools • Practice using some tools that address different instructional needs Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    5. 5. Objectives • Introduce you to a wide variety of collaborative online tools • Practice using some tools that address different instructional needs • Consider teaching strategies to incorporate these tools in the classroom Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    6. 6. Objectives • Introduce you to a wide variety of collaborative online tools • Practice using some tools that address different instructional needs • Consider teaching strategies to incorporate these tools in the classroom • Collaborate with colleagues to share ideas and sites for classroom use Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    7. 7. Web 2.0 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    8. 8. education 2.0 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    9. 9. education 2.0 A “new “ way of learning Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    10. 10. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    11. 11. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    12. 12. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    13. 13. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    14. 14. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    15. 15. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    16. 16. what do we do to learn? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    17. 17. what do we do to learn? take notes ■ have a discussion ■ do an experiment ■ read a map ■ make a graph ■ draw a picture ■ make a concept map ■ write an essay ■ make a table ■ view a demonstration ■ look up a definition ■ watch a video ■ solve a math problem ■ explain a concept ■ compare and contrast information ■ search for reference information ■ write a story ■ make a list ■ answer a question ■ look at pictures ■ read a book ■ create a web page ■ share information ■ take a picture ■ talk with a teacher ■ ask an expert ■ make a presentation ■ post a link ■ make a diagram ■ etc. Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    18. 18. old strategies: I can... Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    19. 19. old strategies: I can... take notes ■ have a discussion ■ do an experiment ■ read a map ■ make a graph ■ draw a picture ■ make a concept map ■ write an essay ■ make a table ■ view a demonstration ■ look up a definition ■ watch a video ■ solve a math problem ■ explain a concept ■ compare and contrast information ■ search for reference information ■ write a story ■ make a list ■ answer a question ■ look at pictures ■ read a book ■ create a web page ■ share information ■ take a picture ■ talk with a teacher ■ ask an expert ■ make a presentation ■ post a link ■ make a diagram ■ etc. Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    20. 20. new strategies: We will... Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    21. 21. new strategies: We will... take notes ■ have a discussion ■ do an experiment ■ read a map ■ make a graph ■ draw a picture ■ make a concept map ■ write an essay ■ make a table ■ view a demonstration ■ look up a definition ■ watch a video ■ solve a math problem ■ explain a concept ■ compare and contrast information ■ search for reference information ■ write a story ■ make a list ■ answer a question ■ look at pictures ■ read a book ■ create a web page ■ share information ■ take a picture ■ talk with a teacher ■ ask an expert ■ make a presentation ■ post a link ■ make a diagram ■ etc. Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    22. 22. social constructivism Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    23. 23. social constructivism learning and development is a social, collaborative activity Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    24. 24. social constructivism learning and development is a social, collaborative activity students can master concepts and ideas that they cannot understand on their own with help from more advanced children and adults Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    25. 25. social constructivism learning and development is a social, collaborative activity students can master concepts and ideas that they cannot understand on their own with help from more advanced children and adults school learning should occur in a meaningful context and not be separated from learning and knowledge developed in the “real world” Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    26. 26. social constructivism learning and development is a social, collaborative activity students can master concepts and ideas that they cannot understand on their own with help from more advanced children and adults school learning should occur in a meaningful context and not be separated from learning and knowledge developed in the “real world” out of school experiences should be related to the child’s school experience Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    27. 27. evolution of the tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    28. 28. evolution of the tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    29. 29. evolution of the tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    30. 30. evolution of the tools WWW Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    31. 31. evolution of the tools WWW Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    32. 32. evolution of the tools WWW Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    33. 33. Our Approach Today Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    34. 34. Our Approach Today • Collaborate! Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    35. 35. Our Approach Today • Collaborate! • Consider learning strategies and examine possible tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    36. 36. Our Approach Today • Collaborate! • Consider learning strategies and examine possible tools • Work in pairs or small groups to review possible tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    37. 37. Our Approach Today • Collaborate! • Consider learning strategies and examine possible tools • Work in pairs or small groups to review possible tools • Use a collaborative tool (wiki) to share ideas about the sites we explore Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    38. 38. Our Approach Today • Collaborate! • Consider learning strategies and examine possible tools • Work in pairs or small groups to review possible tools • Use a collaborative tool (wiki) to share ideas about the sites we explore • Consider the implications for instruction Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    39. 39. A Place to Start Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    40. 40. A Place to Start • Before trying tools, decide what the purpose of the use of the tool is going to be! Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    41. 41. A Place to Start • Before trying tools, decide what the purpose of the use of the tool is going to be! • http://www.go2web20.net Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    42. 42. A Place to Start • Before trying tools, decide what the purpose of the use of the tool is going to be! • http://www.go2web20.net • Try tools on your own first before using in the classroom Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    43. 43. A Place to Start • Before trying tools, decide what the purpose of the use of the tool is going to be! • http://www.go2web20.net • Try tools on your own first before using in the classroom • Choose tools that fit your needs and are “sustainable” for classroom use. Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    44. 44. Task #1 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    45. 45. Task #1 • Find a tool that may have an educational use using the Go2Web20 site Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    46. 46. Task #1 • Find a tool that may have an educational use using the Go2Web20 site • Visit the site and try using the tool for the next 5-7 minutes Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    47. 47. Task #1 • Find a tool that may have an educational use using the Go2Web20 site • Visit the site and try using the tool for the next 5-7 minutes • Share information about the tool in a small group discussion Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    48. 48. Considerations for Educational Use of Web 2.0 Suites • Resources available on the site now • Requirements to use the site • Collaboration approach • What type of information is shared? • Cost and long term viability of the site • Ability to manage access to the site (and ability to access the site behind the school firewall) Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    49. 49. Wiki = Quick Web Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    50. 50. Wiki = Quick Web • Collaborative Web pages Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    51. 51. Wiki = Quick Web • Collaborative Web pages • Allow multiple users to create and modify pages Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    52. 52. Wiki = Quick Web • Collaborative Web pages • Allow multiple users to create and modify pages • Reliance upon the community to create and maintain information resources Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    53. 53. Wiki = Quick Web • Collaborative Web pages • Allow multiple users to create and modify pages • Reliance upon the community to create and maintain information resources • This will be the tool for our “collaboration” during the course of the day Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    54. 54. Task #2 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    55. 55. Task #2 • Create a review of the site you examined on the wiki Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    56. 56. Task #2 • Create a review of the site you examined on the wiki • Use the template created to decide what to look for and to fill in the missing information Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    57. 57. Task #2 • Create a review of the site you examined on the wiki • Use the template created to decide what to look for and to fill in the missing information • Revisit your site if needed to find the information required Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    58. 58. My Task (for now) Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    59. 59. My Task (for now) • Organize the information you all created so that you can easily access it Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    60. 60. My Task (for now) • Organize the information you all created so that you can easily access it • Show you how these pages can be easily accessed and organized using the wiki’s administrative tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    61. 61. My Task (for now) • Organize the information you all created so that you can easily access it • Show you how these pages can be easily accessed and organized using the wiki’s administrative tools • Make some useful suggestions about email addresses and passwords Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    62. 62. Task #3 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    63. 63. Task #3 • Use the navigation to read and comment on each other’s reviews Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    64. 64. Task #3 • Use the navigation to read and comment on each other’s reviews • Browse one or two of the other sites that each other reviewed to see what they include, and see if any information was missed Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    65. 65. Task #3 • Use the navigation to read and comment on each other’s reviews • Browse one or two of the other sites that each other reviewed to see what they include, and see if any information was missed • Use the wiki editing functions to add and/ or edit any information Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    66. 66. What Have We Learned So Far Let’s Review Some Strategies and Considerations Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    67. 67. Work with What You Know • Documents • Spreadsheets • Presentations • (Microsoft Office) Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    68. 68. “Office” Tools • Google Docs or Zoho Docs • 280 slides and other presentation tools • EditGrid and other spreadsheet tools Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    69. 69. Task #4 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    70. 70. Task #4 • Team up with 2-3 others in the room to decide upon a tool that you would like to try (ideally, one group each for a document, spreadsheet, and presentation) Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    71. 71. Task #4 • Team up with 2-3 others in the room to decide upon a tool that you would like to try (ideally, one group each for a document, spreadsheet, and presentation) • Decide on the specific tool you would like to explore and go in and create a simple document on your own about the tools so far Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    72. 72. Task #4 • Team up with 2-3 others in the room to decide upon a tool that you would like to try (ideally, one group each for a document, spreadsheet, and presentation) • Decide on the specific tool you would like to explore and go in and create a simple document on your own about the tools so far • Share the document with others in your group to let them edit and modify the file Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    73. 73. Task #5 • Add Comments to the Wiki Site for Your Tool • Let’s embed some links to the tools • Find other possible tools and include links to those as well for your category Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    74. 74. Blogs • What are they? • What types of blogs are there? • Education oriented blogs • Blogs for educational use • Key elements of blogs • Set up a basic blog Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    75. 75. Tasks #6, #7, and #8 Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    76. 76. Tasks #6, #7, and #8 • Search for and read entries in 2-3 blogs that suit your content interests for your teaching Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    77. 77. Tasks #6, #7, and #8 • Search for and read entries in 2-3 blogs that suit your content interests for your teaching • Add information about these to the “blog” page on the wiki, including links for the site and the RSS Subscription Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    78. 78. Tasks #6, #7, and #8 • Search for and read entries in 2-3 blogs that suit your content interests for your teaching • Add information about these to the “blog” page on the wiki, including links for the site and the RSS Subscription • Create a blog of your own using one of the blogging tools and post two entries Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    79. 79. Posting / Sharing Content Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    80. 80. Posting / Sharing Content • Lots of tools that allow you to post content without others necessarily creating or modifying it Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    81. 81. Posting / Sharing Content • Lots of tools that allow you to post content without others necessarily creating or modifying it • More common for documents or presentations - less so for others Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    82. 82. Posting / Sharing Content • Lots of tools that allow you to post content without others necessarily creating or modifying it • More common for documents or presentations - less so for others • Let’s look at a couple... - SlideShare and iPaper Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    83. 83. Sharing Other Media • Lots of common tools for videos and photos • Organization is critical - revisit the idea of tags • Let’s explore the options - pick a site and see what is there and how you post information to the site • You guessed it... post results to the wiki Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    84. 84. Considerations for Education for Media Sharing Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    85. 85. Considerations for Education for Media Sharing • Can you access it from your school? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    86. 86. Considerations for Education for Media Sharing • Can you access it from your school? • Can you download it at home and show it at school? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    87. 87. Considerations for Education for Media Sharing • Can you access it from your school? • Can you download it at home and show it at school? • Can you post information about your teaching and/or students? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    88. 88. Considerations for Education for Media Sharing • Can you access it from your school? • Can you download it at home and show it at school? • Can you post information about your teaching and/or students? • How do you “regulate” students’ content? Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    89. 89. “Social” Sites Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    90. 90. “Social” Sites • Social Networking Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    91. 91. “Social” Sites • Social Networking • ... and why this is a bad idea for education unless you REALLY know what you are doing and can control the platform Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    92. 92. “Social” Sites • Social Networking • ... and why this is a bad idea for education unless you REALLY know what you are doing and can control the platform • Social Bookmarking Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    93. 93. “Social” Sites • Social Networking • ... and why this is a bad idea for education unless you REALLY know what you are doing and can control the platform • Social Bookmarking • Social Reviewing Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    94. 94. Note-Taking / Productivity Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    95. 95. Note-Taking / Productivity • Good tools for teachers to use for themselves - harder for students Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    96. 96. Note-Taking / Productivity • Good tools for teachers to use for themselves - harder for students • Different strategies to sites - Evernote (web-based notes) - Jott (tasks and notes to self) - Bookmarking or document posting Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    97. 97. Note-Taking / Productivity • Good tools for teachers to use for themselves - harder for students • Different strategies to sites - Evernote (web-based notes) - Jott (tasks and notes to self) - Bookmarking or document posting • Sometimes tool dependent Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    98. 98. Specialty Tools • Concept Mapping • Drawing and diagramming • Mapping • Data collection and analysis Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    99. 99. Podcasts • What are they? • What types of podcasts are there? • Education oriented podcasts • Podcasts for educational use • Key elements of podcasts • Set up a basic podcast Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    100. 100. Reviewing the Day • Sharing our information • Reading the wiki site • Continued use of the wiki • Questions and Answers Wednesday, March 18, 2009
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