Top 10 Best Uses Of The Internet

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Top 10 Best Uses Of The Internet

  1. 1. Top Ten Best Uses of the Internet in Teaching and Learning<br />Barbara Gordon Leach<br />IDT 7064/M51<br />November 5, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Reason #10<br />Social Networking<br /><ul><li>Facebook
  3. 3. My Space
  4. 4. Twitter</li></ul>Must be a positive addiction<br />
  5. 5. Reason #9<br />Lesson Plans, Lesson Plans, Lesson Plans!<br />
  6. 6. Reason # 8<br />Professional Development<br />http:www.educatorsprofessionaldevelopment.com<br />www.edutopia.org<br />Inspire yourself. Inspire others. Canter’s New Online Format is Now Available! Many of Canter&apos;s most popular courses are now available in a new online format. Look for the online option when selecting a course. http://www.canter.net<br />
  7. 7. Reason # 7<br />Videos<br />http://www.youtube.com/<br />Broadcast yourself!<br />
  8. 8. Reason # 6<br />Publish yourself<br />A blog (a contraction of the term &quot;web log&quot;)[1] is a type of<br />website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of<br />commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.<br />http://www.scribd.com<br />Provides for simple and inexpensive means of publishing teacher and student work for<br />classmates and larger audiences <br />
  9. 9. Reason # 5<br />Virtual Field Trips<br />Distance Learning<br />Take Virtual Tours<br />http://www.theteachersguide.com/virtualtours.html<br />Technology can provide distance learning opportunities to students who might not otherwise have access to courses or educational offerings<br />
  10. 10. Reason # 4: Research<br />Gathering, analyzing and sharing information<br />The world wide web<br />http://www.google.com<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/<br />
  11. 11. Reason #3<br />Enrichment<br />www.renzullilearning.com<br />Students working in collaborative settings function better <br />Global learning<br />Problem solving strategies<br />
  12. 12. Reason #2<br />Keeping current on the latest news<br />www.cnn.com<br />http://www.msnbc.msn.com/<br />
  13. 13. And the Number One Best Use of the Internet is…..<br />Electronic mail<br />Communication<br />Message boards<br />E-mail<br />You’ve got mail<br />email<br />Publish me<br />http://www.mail.com/<br />Hotmail<br />collaboration<br />Interact with peers, experts, and other audiences<br />Chat and video chat<br />Chat with your contacts directly within Gmail. You can even talk face-to-face with built-in video chat.<br />Online submission of assignments and file sharing <br />http://www.aol.com<br />
  14. 14. References<br /><ul><li>International Society for Technology in Education www.iste.org</li>

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