Top 10 Reasons to Use Web 2.0 Tools in Education<br />By Vicki Santacroce<br />
1.<br />Motivate and involve students in learning, using tools that many already use for personal purposes.<br />
2.<br />Align with standards:<br />Core, AASL, ISTE, 21st Century Learner…<br />
3.<br />Prepare students with authentic skills for working in the real world.<br />
4.<br />Encourage collaborative learning strategies.<br />
5.<br />Support learning as a social process.<br />
6.<br />Allow for interactive learning.<br />
7.<br />Provide student with authentic audiences.<br />
8.<br />Provide an anytime, anywhere learning environment.<br />
9.<br />Connect students to a global community of learners.<br />
10.<br />Most are free and fun to use (i.e. motivates learners).<br />
Resources<br />Berger, P., & Trexler, S. (2010). Choosing Web 2.0 Tools for Learning and Teaching in a Digital World. Sant...
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  1. 1. Top 10 Reasons to Use Web 2.0 Tools in Education<br />By Vicki Santacroce<br />
  2. 2. 1.<br />Motivate and involve students in learning, using tools that many already use for personal purposes.<br />
  3. 3. 2.<br />Align with standards:<br />Core, AASL, ISTE, 21st Century Learner…<br />
  4. 4. 3.<br />Prepare students with authentic skills for working in the real world.<br />
  5. 5. 4.<br />Encourage collaborative learning strategies.<br />
  6. 6. 5.<br />Support learning as a social process.<br />
  7. 7. 6.<br />Allow for interactive learning.<br />
  8. 8. 7.<br />Provide student with authentic audiences.<br />
  9. 9. 8.<br />Provide an anytime, anywhere learning environment.<br />
  10. 10. 9.<br />Connect students to a global community of learners.<br />
  11. 11. 10.<br />Most are free and fun to use (i.e. motivates learners).<br />
  12. 12. Resources<br />Berger, P., & Trexler, S. (2010). Choosing Web 2.0 Tools for Learning and Teaching in a Digital World. Santa Barabara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.<br />

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