“ Even with the best teachers we have, most middle and high school kids say they’re bored 50-70 percent of the time.” -Students power down and turn off the lights of education, so . . . “ Give students the opportunity to use technology in school -like blogs, interactive web pages, or YouTube - and connect them to the world.” Turning Students On!
Web 1.0 Taking print media and posting it online in a digital format Web 2.0 Reading, writing, and sharing/collaborating Digital Natives Driving 2
You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o9nmUB2qls Did You Know? - 2008 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8&feature=related A Vision of Students Today • Great way to engage the brain • Journal responses http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY Anything by Leelefever is awesome! www.commoncraft.com WARNING! Sometimes a tube does not stream. Download it to a flash . . . www.zamzar.com
Wordle http://www.wordle.net/ President Obama’s Inaugural Speech
Jeopardy http://jeopardylabs.com/ http://jeopardylabs.com/play/musical-theatre Hundreds to choose from or create your own!
Quizlet http://quizlet.com/ http://quizlet.com/773363/dr-seuss-flash-cards/ Dr. Seuss Fun! • Quizlette - French for little quizzes • Started by 15 year old in 2005 • Purpose to make flashcards • 150 new users everyday • Over 35 million scores logged
Free Crossword/Puzzle Creators & Vocabulary Activities Creates PDF of Crossword or Word Search http://www.vocabulary.com/index.php?dir=true_false&file=attempt_true_false&test_prep_id=4 Free vocabulary, Test Prep (SAT), and Thematic Puzzles http://www.armoredpenguin.com/crossword/ http://www.gwap.com/gwap/ Absolutely love it! Online password! Live!
Glogster http://hentz-humanities-wiki.wikispaces.com/Glogs • Build collages • Import images • Create a masterpiece • Embed in wiki
Glogster Sharing Literature http://hentz-humanities-wiki.wikispaces.com/Glogs
http://hentz-humanities-wiki.wikispaces.com/ http://ed.voicethread.com/#home https://ed.voicethread.com/#q.b409.i848804 Overview -An easy way to create digital stories with images and sound Voicethread
<ul><li>Hawaiian term for fast </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative community </li></ul><ul><li>Edit, link, upload documents, and widgetize </li></ul><ul><li>Some say it’s “ W hat I K now I s . . .” </li></ul>What is a Wiki?
Benefits of a Classroom Wiki • Accountability • Approve and check level of activity • Sense of autonomy • Convenient - when you have the time • Embed pics, movies, mashups • Longing for more collaboration
Wiki Collaboration http://hentz-humanities-wiki.wikispaces.com/
Blogging Sharing wisdom about The Odyssey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN2I1pWXjXI Humanities Blog
Diigo - Social Bookmarking <ul><ul><li>• it is a personal research and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborative research tool on one hand, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• and it’s a knowledge-sharing community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and social content site on the other </li></ul></ul>D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RvAkTuL02A
Diigo - Social Bookmarking http://www.diigo.com/learn_more
Diigo Benefits • Can build research knowledge • Share similar interests, bookmarks, stickies, annotations • Student accounts maintain privacy • Teacher creates accounts - can limit • Stickies can replace note cards Maggie Tasi Diigo - Co-founder
Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff http://www.diigo.com/user/ahentz
Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff http://help.diigo.com/Diigo_Educator_Account_-_FAQ
Diigo Benefits “ We believe that Web 2.0 technologies will define and be defined by the skill requirements of the 21st century workforce. It is time to understand whether models have emerged for using these tools that are superior to traditional classroom teaching alone and what are the best approaches for the practitioner to implement them.” Bob Wolf, of The Boston Consulting Group, and a researcher on the use of internet in public education recently commented:
• Free Web-based application •Documents, spreadsheets, and presentations can be created, shared, edited, and imported •Stored online - published as a web page •Files accessed from any computer with an Internet connection and a full-featured Web browser •10 and simultaneously edit and share with 200 •View or collaborate Google Docs
Google Docs http://www.google.com/notebook/public/04712752710140234617/BDSD6IgoQuP3-3pAj Tricks for getting around email [email_address]
Google Docs - Invitation http://docs.google.com/a/bensalemsd.org/?tab=mo#owned-by-me