Web 2.0 in the Classroom Wikis, Blogs, and more!! Stephen C. Veliz and his PLN
What is Web 2.0 <ul><li>Describes the use of WWW technology to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably,...
Some Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Social Book...
Why use these tools in the classroom? <ul><li>Great motivator for students </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to monitor </li></ul><ul...
Wikis <ul><li>From the Hawaiian word for “fast” – wikis are easy-to-create websites that are ideal for projects in the con...
How can I use wikis in the classroom? <ul><li>Simple websites </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-reviewed projects </li></ul><ul><li>G...
<ul><li>Let’s create a wiki now!! </li></ul>
A beginner’s example: <ul><li>Here’s what we did!! </li></ul>
Blogging: Examples <ul><li>What are blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s what we’ve done with them this year. </li></ul>
Other Web 2.0 things you should know: <ul><li>PLN – Personal Learning Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis, Nings, and Twit...
 
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  1. 1. Web 2.0 in the Classroom Wikis, Blogs, and more!! Stephen C. Veliz and his PLN
  2. 2. What is Web 2.0 <ul><li>Describes the use of WWW technology to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably, collaboration among users. </li></ul><ul><li>-from Wikipedia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Some Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Document Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>and many others. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why use these tools in the classroom? <ul><li>Great motivator for students </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for creativity and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages participation of all students </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes communication between students, teachers, and parents </li></ul><ul><li>A new, interesting way to learn </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wikis <ul><li>From the Hawaiian word for “fast” – wikis are easy-to-create websites that are ideal for projects in the content areas. </li></ul><ul><li>What do wikis do? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Here’s Wikis in Plain English </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How can I use wikis in the classroom? <ul><li>Simple websites </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-reviewed projects </li></ul><ul><li>Group projects </li></ul><ul><li>Manage school and classroom documents </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom discussion and debate </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Post classroom assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with an international classroom </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Let’s create a wiki now!! </li></ul>
  8. 8. A beginner’s example: <ul><li>Here’s what we did!! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Blogging: Examples <ul><li>What are blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s what we’ve done with them this year. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Other Web 2.0 things you should know: <ul><li>PLN – Personal Learning Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis, Nings, and Twitter!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS and Blog Readers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare and other ebedables </li></ul>
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