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  • St Richard’s Kilsyth Teacher Librarian Collect resources for school topics, create myclasses pages and weblinks Developed an interest in using ICT as part of locating resources for Library lessons.
  • W.W.W originally just looking up information and email.
  • Do you have a public or private account?
  • Slide 67 Emma A Last one. First Slide 3 mine. Slide 28 Sam. Slide 44 Kevin.
  • Choose Create to make a Wordle. Copy and paste text. Choose font, colour, layout. Open in window. Use Shift + Print Screen (copy) and paste in a new Word Document. Use I Have a Dream – Martin Luther King Jr. as example.
  • What is the name of this story?
  • ~ symbol is a swung dash.
  • Visit Gallery for ideas of shapes. Does need Silverlight download. (Microsoft)
  • Tree shape outline
  • Tropical fish (492,000) and coral reefs (25,000) and Australia (13,500) not sharks (11,100).
  • Web 2.0 Tools Symposium 20 05 11

    1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools 2011 Symposium May 20th 2011 Mary Asquith St Richards Kilsyth
    2. 2. My PLN(Personal Learning Network)• Personal Learning Network for Victorian Schools project.• 12 weeks online project• Collaboration of The State Library of Victoria and School Library Association of Victoria• http://plnteach.global2.vic.edu.au/the- program/
    3. 3. What is Web 2.0?• Web 2.0 is the term given to describe a second generation of the World Wide Web that is focused on the ability for people to collaborate and share information online.• http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/W eb_2_point_0.html
    4. 4. Examples of Web 2.0• Social networking sites - Facebook• Blogs• Wikis - Wikipedia• Video sharing sites - YouTube• Hosted services – Google Docs• Web applications - Wordle
    5. 5. Blogs (Web Logs)• A blog is a type of website or part of a website. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog
    6. 6. Facebook• Facebook is a social networking service and website launched in February 2004.• More than 600 million active users as of January 2011.• Users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, exchange messages, update their profiles.• Users may join common interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college etc.• How many of you have a Facebook account?
    7. 7. Examples of Blogs • http://marya.global2.vic.edu.au/My PLN blog using Global2 • http://cevn.cecv.catholic.edu.au/iconblog.aspxCEVN ICON Blog • http://global2.vic.edu.au/Global2 Blog • http://2kmand2kj.global2.vic.edu.au/2KM and 2KJ Leopold Primary School Class Blog
    8. 8. Wikis• A wiki is a type of website that allows visitors themselves to easily add, remove and otherwise edit and change some available content, sometimes without the need for registration. Wikipedia• Ward Cunningham created the first wiki in 1995. The name "Wiki" was inspired by the Hawaiian word wiki or wiki-wiki, which means "quick".• Wikipedia is probably the most well known example of a public wiki.• Many wikis are private, restricted to registered users.
    9. 9. Wikis in myclasses• Example of Wiki in myclasses• http://home.srkilsyth.catholic.edu.au/my wiki/Wiki.Page,101112878308541• Rainforests are Cool!• Problems
    10. 10. Wordle• Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently.• You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.• You can print out images you create, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
    11. 11. Wordle example
    12. 12. 51 Interesting Ways* to useWordle in the Classroom 1• http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/wordle.htm• Wordle a collection of words that represent parts of speech. Change the colors to white words on a black background in Wordle. Ask students to color nouns one color, verbs a different color, etc.• Ask students to predict what the main ideas of a reading will be.• Find out what ideas are most important in a famous speech. E.g. Martin Luther King Jnr’s speech Ï Have a Dream
    13. 13. 51 Interesting Ways* to useWordle in the Classroom 2• Wordle text from the newspaper (online) looking at bias.• Use a non-fiction reading and ask students to use the Wordle to generate a title or headline before they see the real article.• Compare two different accounts / essays on the same theme / event - let them compare the Wordles generated by each.• Generate Wordles for two different reading - let students see if they can match the Wordle to its corresponding reading.
    14. 14. 51 Interesting Ways* to useWordle in the Classroom 3• Two Wordle tips:• 1. Once you have created a Wordle right click a term to remove it from the results. Wordle will re-compute w/o it.• 2. Use ~ to connect two (or more) word into one term Ex: literacy~strategy
    15. 15. Tagxedo 1• Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes -- into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.• http://www.tagxedo.com/
    16. 16. Tagxedo 2• Make tag clouds and respin, and respin to your liking.• Save the tag cloud as images for printing and sharing.• Look at all variants of the clouds in a gallery and pick the one you want for further tweaking or saving.• Choose from many different fonts.• Use local fonts (e.g. downloaded from Font Squirrel, DaFont, FontSpace, or your own hand-drawn fonts).• Switch between different colors and themes.• Constrain the cloud to selected shapes (heart, star, cloud, oval, etc).
    17. 17. Tagxedo of Goldilocks text
    18. 18. Wallwisher 1• Wallwisher is a Web 2.0 free online tool where anyone can build a “wall”. Discussing a new idea? Taking notes? Giving feedback? Voicing opinion? Wishing a happy birthday?• Your students can then go onto the internet and stick post-it notes electronically onto your wall. The notes can include linked pictures, You Tube videos, PowerPoints, PDF documents, Excel Spreadsheets, or web page links.• http://www.wallwisher.com/
    19. 19. Wallwisher 2• http://seanbanville.com/2010/06/26/wallwisher-105- classroom-ideas/• Can be used to elicit things students might not want to express in front of the class. They can post anonymously.• Brainstorming writing topics.• Five Things each Please Students contribute five things each to a brainstorming session. This means quieter students contribute equally.
    20. 20. Wallwisher 3• Students could post images instead of words as part of the brainstorming session.• Put the starter in the title of the Wall; students have to finish them by posting stickies.• Wallwisher is a great way of polling opinions.• Students post stickies of their favourite sites.• Create a special wall for books.• http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/2010bookweek
    21. 21. State Library of Victoria • http://www.slv.vic.gov.auState Library of Victoria • Join the library, use your card and read newspapers online • http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/ergo/Ergo: A research and study website for studentsthat puts Victorian history at students fingertips • Study and Research guides
    22. 22. Boolify• http://www.boolify.org/• To begin your search, move a green keyword piece to the board. Refine your search by adding pieces, such as and, not, or, or a URL to limit your results.
    23. 23. Google Docs• http://www.google.com/google-d-s/tour1.html Google Docs Tour Open a Google Account (Gmail) https://docs.google.com/present/edit? id=0AQUP703c_xQrZGZzN25qZzhfMXZiZDVuYmhw&hl=en& pli=1&authkey=CO6Zp-IG My Web 2.0 PowerPoint posted on Google Docs
    24. 24. References • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0Wikipedia: a web 2.0 tool itself • http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Web_2_point_0 .htmlWebopedia.com: a free online dictionary for words,phrases and abbreviations that are related to computerand Internet technology. • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BlogWikipedia: entry on Blog • http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schools
    25. 25. References 2 • http://www.larkin.net.au/020_web20_links.htmlWeb 2.0 in teaching & learning ~ links and resources forteachers • http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/e dtools.htmlKathy Schrocks Guide for Educators - Teaching Tools • http://www.onlinedegree.net/100-essential-2-0-tools- for-teachers/Online Degree – 100Essential Web 2.0 Tool forEducators • http://web2010.discoveryeducation.com/web20tools. cfmDiscovery Education Web 2.0 Tools
    26. 26. References 3 • http://sigilt.iste.wikispaces.net/Favorite+Web+2.0+To olsSigilt - Favorite Web 2.0 Tools 25 Jan 2010 ...Language Arts students write and embed Web 2.0tools. • http://www.det.wa.edu.au/education/cmis/eval/curricu lum/ict/WA Education Blogs and Wikis in Education • http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/schooled/school_th eme_pages/pid/542Edna theme page on blogs and wikis • http://dotsub.com/view/77366331-a04d-48f0-8cab- cb5e278c4033
    27. 27. References 4 • http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/perth04/procs/ augar.htmlExplanation of Wikis • http://boolify.org/Boolify Simple Search tool using Boolean logic • http://www.wordle.net/Wordle • http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/wordle.htm51 Interesting Ways* to use Wordle in the Classroom • http://web20guru.wikispaces.com/Web+2.0+Resourc esWeb 2.0 Guru (Web 2.0 everything)
    28. 28. References 5• http://www.wallwisher.com/Wallwisher website• http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/2011/03/22/free -tools-challenge-1-wallwisher-words-that-stick/Wallwisher demo• http://seanbanville.com/2010/06/26/wallwisher-105- classroom-ideas/Wallwisher - 105 Classroom Ideas• http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/ergo/State Library of Victoria
    29. 29. References 6 • http://2kmand2kj.global2.vic.edu.au/2KM and 2KJ Leopold Primary School Class Blog • http://primarytech.global2.vic.edu.au/2011/02/06/5steps-to- starting-a-class-blog/5 Steps to starting a class blog Kathleen Morris (McGeady) • http://www.google.com/google-d-s/tour1.htmlGoogle Docs tour • https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp? sid=2007026&psid=2010-05-25.2308.D.D7D4C0FD46AE724CE C153475C9816C.vcrElluminate session on Cybersafety • http://creativecommons.org/Creative Commons Share, Remix, Reuse — LegallyMary Asquith St. Richard’s Kilsyth