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Web 2.0 Toolkit-
Top websites to engage the
21st
century learner.
Sarah Fernetich & Paul Murray
 http://prezi.com/present...
Teenagers and Technology
 Social Networking ie. Facebook
 MySpace and Facebook are critical elements of the
 teen exper...
Cell Phones:
 In the U.S., 77% of teens already
have their own mobile phone.
Another 11% say they regularly
borrow one.
s...
Text vs. Talk
 83% of U.S. mobile teens use text-
messaging and 56% use MMS/picture
messaging.
 The average U.S. mobile ...
Communication?
 A new study by the Pew Internet & American
Life Project says teenagers have adopted the
Internet--and ins...
Websites currently in use in
my classroom:
 Kidblogs
 Bitstrips
 Wix.com or webs.com
 Surveymonkey
 Polleverywhere
 ...
http://www.polleverywhere.com/
How To Vote via Texting
1. Standard texting rates only (worst case US $0.20)
2. We have no access to your phone number
3. ...
Web design made easy!
www.wix.com
www.webs.com
Glogster
http://edu.glogster.com/
http://sdjrhuf.edu.glogster.com/
Surveymonkey.com
http://www.surveymonkey.com/
Animoto -
http://animoto.com/education
Bitstripsforschools.com
 http://www.bitstripsforschools.com/
Kidblog
 http://kidblog.org/home.php
 http://kidblog.org/Photography/
Other sites I would like to use
but are currently blocked by my
school board.
 Voki.com
 Dropbox
Resources
 Have new ideas delivered to your inbox…
subscribe to one or all of the following:
 Pete McKay (theteacherlist...
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Top websites for engaging the 21st century learner

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Toolkit- Top websites to engage the 21st century learner. Sarah Fernetich & Paul Murray  http://prezi.com/presentation/paul.murray@ ucdsb.on.ca/h75j6st/ Photo: momlogic .com
  2. 2. Teenagers and Technology  Social Networking ie. Facebook  MySpace and Facebook are critical elements of the  teen experience.  In the U.S., nearly half of online teens 12–17 visited MySpace and Facebook in May 2009 (45% and 44%,respectively.  Teens are prolific online publishers.  67% of teen social networkers say they update their page at least once a week.  http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/reports/nielsen_howteensusemedia_june09.pdf
  3. 3. Cell Phones:  In the U.S., 77% of teens already have their own mobile phone. Another 11% say they regularly borrow one. scoliosisdoc.com
  4. 4. Text vs. Talk  83% of U.S. mobile teens use text- messaging and 56% use MMS/picture messaging.  The average U.S. mobile teen now sends or receives an average of 2,899 text-messages per month compared to 191 calls.  The average number of texts has gone up 566% in just two years, far surpassing the average number of calls, which has stayed nearly steady.  http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwir e/reports/nielsen_howteensusemedia _june09.pdf
  5. 5. Communication?  A new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project says teenagers have adopted the Internet--and instant messaging--so completely that it has even replaced face- to-face communication as the primary mode of interacting for some teens.  The study concluded that of the approximately 13 million American teenagers who use the Net, 74 percent use instant messaging. Surprisingly, one-fifth of the teens using IM say it is their primary means of communicating with friends.  http://www.pcworld.com/article/53444/teenagers_do_their_t alking_online.html
  6. 6. Websites currently in use in my classroom:  Kidblogs  Bitstrips  Wix.com or webs.com  Surveymonkey  Polleverywhere  Animoto  Glogster  Artsonia  Blackboard
  7. 7. http://www.polleverywhere.com/
  8. 8. How To Vote via Texting 1. Standard texting rates only (worst case US $0.20) 2. We have no access to your phone number 3. Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do TIPS EXAMPLE
  9. 9. Web design made easy! www.wix.com www.webs.com
  10. 10. Glogster http://edu.glogster.com/ http://sdjrhuf.edu.glogster.com/
  11. 11. Surveymonkey.com http://www.surveymonkey.com/
  12. 12. Animoto - http://animoto.com/education
  13. 13. Bitstripsforschools.com  http://www.bitstripsforschools.com/
  14. 14. Kidblog  http://kidblog.org/home.php  http://kidblog.org/Photography/
  15. 15. Other sites I would like to use but are currently blocked by my school board.  Voki.com  Dropbox
  16. 16. Resources  Have new ideas delivered to your inbox… subscribe to one or all of the following:  Pete McKay (theteacherlist.org)  Freetech4teachers.com  Delicious.com/komox37  PLN – Professional learning network

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