Integrating Web 2.0 Technology Across the Curriculum Thomas Cooper The Walker School Marietta, GA
Presentation Overview <ul><li>Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>A Vision of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media T...
 
Teens and Technology http://teensandtechnology.wikispaces.com
The Walker School Marietta, GA http://www.thewalkerschool.org /
Essential Questions  <ul><li>How can technology support exploration? </li></ul><ul><li>How can technology support discussi...
Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0
A Vision of K-12 Students Today   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration <ul><li>Real Simple Syndication (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><l...
RSS News Feeds in the Classroom
Google News Feed http://news.google.com/
Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com /
Lesson Ideas: <ul><li>Create a start page for your class.  Tabs can be geared toward the major units of the class.  Studen...
Social Networking in the Classroom
MySpace, not in my classroom?
Ning http://www.ning.com/
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Create a social networking site that teachers can use for professional development.  These can be est...
Art Education 2.0 http://arted20.ning.com/
Twitter https://twitter.com/teachers20
Blogging in the Classroom
Edublogs http://edublogs.org/
K12Online Basic/Advanced Training – Blogs http://k12onlineconference.org/?cat=4
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have each student create a blog.  The blog can be used as a lab journal, or essay practice.  Once a w...
GoAPES  (AP Environmental Science Blog) http://goapes.blogspot.com/
Google Blog Search http://blogsearch.google.com/
Social Bookmarking in the Classroom
Delicious http://del.icio.us/
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students create an online bibliography for a research topic, or a course. The bibliography can i...
Search Me http://www.searchme.com/
Podcasting in the Classroom
Taking it Global http://www.takingitglobal.org/
Podomatic http://www.podomatic.com /
Common Craft Tutorials http://www.commoncraft.com/
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have your students podcast interviews as part of an oral history project.  They can gain experience i...
The Oral History Project http://oralhistory.minds.tv/Veteran/search_Gulf.asp
Bloom’s Taxonomy http://www.odu.edu/educ/llschult/blooms_taxonomy.htm New Blooms Old Blooms
Creative Commons – Legal Issues http://creativecommons.org/
Telephony in the Classroom
Skype http://www.skype.com/welcomeback/
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students call a hotel in a foreign country and make a reservation for a vacation.  They can also...
Eluminate http://www.elluminate.com/academic_edition.jsp
Horizon Project http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/ http://horizonproject2008.ning.com/
Document Sharing in the Classroom
Think Free Online Office Suite http://www.thinkfree.com/
Author Stream http://www.authorstream.com/
National Archives Digital Vault http://www.digitalvaults.org/
Photo Sharing in the Classroom
Flickr http://www.flickr.com/
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students use a photo sharing site to find photos on a particular culture.  Photos can be added t...
Brazilian Children’s Day
VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/#home
Annotate Family Photos
Lesson Idea: (Summer Project) <ul><li>Have each students who travel over the summer take photos of their adventure.  Have ...
Video Sharing in the Classroom
YouTube http://www.youtube.com
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Publish a schedule of lectures for your class.  Then, have students sign up for a day in which they p...
Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students create a news station to report on school events, local news, and current events from f...
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students create vodcasts on lab experiments that you do in class as a pre-lab.  Students who do ...
Teacher Tube http://www.teachertube.com/
Ustream TV http://www.ustream.tv/
Wikis in the Classroom
Wetpaint Wiki http://www.wetpaint.com /
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have your students create a wiki on one or more the main topics for your class.  They can include: te...
Welker’s Wikinomics http://welkerswikinomics.wetpaint.com/page/Course+Information?t=anon
Wikibooks – South Africa’s Curriculum http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/South_African_Curriculum
Mashups in the Classroom
Google Earth Pro http://earth.google.com/earth_pro.html
Google Earth Outreach http://www.google.com/earth/outreach/showcase.html
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Use Google Earth to show the relationships between AP content and geography.  Students could create a...
Google Earth Lit Trips http://web.mac.com/jburg/GoogleLit/Home.html
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Use mash-ups to promote stewardship and social responsibility.  Have students create a layer in Googl...
International Clean-Up Day http://maps.google.com/help/maps/cleanup /
Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have student create a wiki and social network on a human rights issue.  Give them points for creating...
Our Lost Children’s Project http://ourlostchildren.wikispaces.com/ http://ourlostchildren.ning.com
Pay Attention http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEFKfXiCbLw
Always Question the Role of Technology <ul><li>How has technology changed my role as a teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>How can ...
 
Tips for Integrating Technology <ul><li>Start with one type of technology and teach yourself first. </li></ul><ul><li>Deve...
Contact Information <ul><li>Thomas Cooper </li></ul><ul><li>The Walker School, Marietta, GA </li></ul><ul><li>Email: coope...
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    1. 1. Integrating Web 2.0 Technology Across the Curriculum Thomas Cooper The Walker School Marietta, GA
    2. 2. Presentation Overview <ul><li>Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>A Vision of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media Tools in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Connections w/ Gardner’s 5 Minds </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Ideas & Project Examples </li></ul>
    3. 4. Teens and Technology http://teensandtechnology.wikispaces.com
    4. 5. The Walker School Marietta, GA http://www.thewalkerschool.org /
    5. 6. Essential Questions <ul><li>How can technology support exploration? </li></ul><ul><li>How can technology support discussion? </li></ul><ul><li>How can technology support research and analysis? </li></ul><ul><li>How can computers serve as intellectual partners that support learning by reflection? </li></ul><ul><li>How can computers support learning by doing? </li></ul><ul><li>How can computers support global awareness? </li></ul><ul><li>How can computers support activism? </li></ul>
    6. 7. Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0
    7. 8. A Vision of K-12 Students Today http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
    8. 9. Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration <ul><li>Real Simple Syndication (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting / Vodcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Telephony </li></ul><ul><li>Document Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups </li></ul>
    9. 10. RSS News Feeds in the Classroom
    10. 11. Google News Feed http://news.google.com/
    11. 12. Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com /
    12. 13. Lesson Ideas: <ul><li>Create a start page for your class. Tabs can be geared toward the major units of the class. Students can collaborate on collecting and evaluating feeds related to each topic. Evaluations could be posted on a blog and a feed for the blog could be incorporated into the front page so everyone would know when there was a new post. Give them points for getting students from other schools or countries to also post their views on current issues. </li></ul>
    13. 14. Social Networking in the Classroom
    14. 15. MySpace, not in my classroom?
    15. 16. Ning http://www.ning.com/
    16. 17. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Create a social networking site that teachers can use for professional development. These can be established on the department, school, district, or global level. Teachers can each have a blog, upload videos, articles and curriculum to share with their peers. Administrators can give professional development hours for participation. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Art Education 2.0 http://arted20.ning.com/
    18. 19. Twitter https://twitter.com/teachers20
    19. 20. Blogging in the Classroom
    20. 21. Edublogs http://edublogs.org/
    21. 22. K12Online Basic/Advanced Training – Blogs http://k12onlineconference.org/?cat=4
    22. 23. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have each student create a blog. The blog can be used as a lab journal, or essay practice. Once a week have them research and write about a topic that might be on the AP Exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them points for using Google Blog Search and finding professionals in their field of study and responding to their blogs. </li></ul>
    23. 24. GoAPES (AP Environmental Science Blog) http://goapes.blogspot.com/
    24. 25. Google Blog Search http://blogsearch.google.com/
    25. 26. Social Bookmarking in the Classroom
    26. 27. Delicious http://del.icio.us/
    27. 28. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students create an online bibliography for a research topic, or a course. The bibliography can include: books, periodicals, websites, videos, podcasts, and professional networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them points for finding blogs, podcasts, and networks of professionals who are conducting research in the field of study. </li></ul>
    28. 29. Search Me http://www.searchme.com/
    29. 30. Podcasting in the Classroom
    30. 31. Taking it Global http://www.takingitglobal.org/
    31. 32. Podomatic http://www.podomatic.com /
    32. 33. Common Craft Tutorials http://www.commoncraft.com/
    33. 34. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have your students podcast interviews as part of an oral history project. They can gain experience in developing the interview questions, conducting peer reviews, and learn about archiving oral histories, and producing documentaries. </li></ul>
    34. 35. The Oral History Project http://oralhistory.minds.tv/Veteran/search_Gulf.asp
    35. 36. Bloom’s Taxonomy http://www.odu.edu/educ/llschult/blooms_taxonomy.htm New Blooms Old Blooms
    36. 37. Creative Commons – Legal Issues http://creativecommons.org/
    37. 38. Telephony in the Classroom
    38. 39. Skype http://www.skype.com/welcomeback/
    39. 40. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students call a hotel in a foreign country and make a reservation for a vacation. They can also ask to speak to the concierge and ask about places of interest to see or events that they could attend. Record the session and listen to it in class so students can give a peer review. </li></ul>
    40. 41. Eluminate http://www.elluminate.com/academic_edition.jsp
    41. 42. Horizon Project http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/ http://horizonproject2008.ning.com/
    42. 43. Document Sharing in the Classroom
    43. 44. Think Free Online Office Suite http://www.thinkfree.com/
    44. 45. Author Stream http://www.authorstream.com/
    45. 46. National Archives Digital Vault http://www.digitalvaults.org/
    46. 47. Photo Sharing in the Classroom
    47. 48. Flickr http://www.flickr.com/
    48. 49. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students use a photo sharing site to find photos on a particular culture. Photos can be added to MovieMaker to produce a short ethnography about another culture. Some themes are gender inequality, sexual orientation, children at risk, and poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them points for doing an interview of someone in another country and adding it to their presentation. </li></ul>
    49. 50. Brazilian Children’s Day
    50. 51. VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/#home
    51. 52. Annotate Family Photos
    52. 53. Lesson Idea: (Summer Project) <ul><li>Have each students who travel over the summer take photos of their adventure. Have them invite the people they meet on their adventures to come to their VoiceThread account and add comments about their culture, which can be seen in the photos, and their time interacting with your students. </li></ul>
    53. 54. Video Sharing in the Classroom
    54. 55. YouTube http://www.youtube.com
    55. 56. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Publish a schedule of lectures for your class. Then, have students sign up for a day in which they present a video that introduces a topic in your lecture. During class have the student introduce the video. Give your lecture. Finally, have the students lead a discussion about the video and how it relates to points in your lecture. </li></ul>
    56. 57. Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com
    57. 58. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students create a news station to report on school events, local news, and current events from foreign countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them extra points for running a live station on Ustream.tv </li></ul>
    58. 59. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have students create vodcasts on lab experiments that you do in class as a pre-lab. Students who do the lab incorrectly is also a teaching tool. You can share them with other teachers on TeacherTube.com </li></ul>
    59. 60. Teacher Tube http://www.teachertube.com/
    60. 61. Ustream TV http://www.ustream.tv/
    61. 62. Wikis in the Classroom
    62. 63. Wetpaint Wiki http://www.wetpaint.com /
    63. 64. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have your students create a wiki on one or more the main topics for your class. They can include: text, photos, videos, web resources, book reviews, and more. They can import RSS feeds and social bookmarking feeds on the issues. Students can give a peer review using the discussion tab. Teachers can see who has been posting and who has not from their logins. Give them extra points for outsourcing some of the work to a different class at home or in another country. </li></ul>
    64. 65. Welker’s Wikinomics http://welkerswikinomics.wetpaint.com/page/Course+Information?t=anon
    65. 66. Wikibooks – South Africa’s Curriculum http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/South_African_Curriculum
    66. 67. Mashups in the Classroom
    67. 68. Google Earth Pro http://earth.google.com/earth_pro.html
    68. 69. Google Earth Outreach http://www.google.com/earth/outreach/showcase.html
    69. 70. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Use Google Earth to show the relationships between AP content and geography. Students could create a layer in Google Earth about a book, a series of poems, or an historical traveler. Students could employ analysis and synthesis skills to annotate the push and pull factors related to mass immigration or a military invasion. </li></ul>
    70. 71. Google Earth Lit Trips http://web.mac.com/jburg/GoogleLit/Home.html
    71. 72. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Use mash-ups to promote stewardship and social responsibility. Have students create a layer in Google Earth about social action project they did. They can make a video of their efforts and embed it in a placemark. It’s a great was to keep track of community service hours. </li></ul>
    72. 73. International Clean-Up Day http://maps.google.com/help/maps/cleanup /
    73. 74. Lesson Idea: <ul><li>Have student create a wiki and social network on a human rights issue. Give them points for creating videos on the topic, creating activities for younger students, and encouraging professionals in the field to join the network. </li></ul>
    74. 75. Our Lost Children’s Project http://ourlostchildren.wikispaces.com/ http://ourlostchildren.ning.com
    75. 76. Pay Attention http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEFKfXiCbLw
    76. 77. Always Question the Role of Technology <ul><li>How has technology changed my role as a teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I use technology to help my students form thoughtful networks? </li></ul><ul><li>What can technology do to help my students express their ideas? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I use technology to study an issue and to appreciate other’s viewpoints? </li></ul><ul><li>How can technology help my students demonstrate their desire to be responsible citizens? </li></ul>
    77. 79. Tips for Integrating Technology <ul><li>Start with one type of technology and teach yourself first. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop learning teams within your department/school. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop learning networks to learn from others. </li></ul>
    78. 80. Contact Information <ul><li>Thomas Cooper </li></ul><ul><li>The Walker School, Marietta, GA </li></ul><ul><li>Email: coopert@thewalkerschool.org </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: tcooper1966 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: tcooper66 </li></ul><ul><li>Other Resources: http://www.teensandtechnology.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
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