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Basic overview of what makes a good and valid website, 21st Century Skills and some example multipurpose websites created by SD ESA2.

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  1. 1. While you wait…. <ul><ul><li>Please come up and write down one of your favorite websites… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And check out: www.google.com . Find an application you haven’t used before….be prepared to share! </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. ESA2 October 2009 Best 21 st Century Websites for Teachers
  3. 3. Essential Questions <ul><li>What makes a good website? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you using a website? </li></ul><ul><li>How are you using a website? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use social bookmarking? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Let’s get started… <ul><li>Check your knowledge of Net etiquette…. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.albion.com/netiquette/netiquiz.html </li></ul><ul><li>Core rules to Net etiquette- </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.albion.com/netiquette/corerules.html </li></ul><ul><li>This is applicable to teaching your students, too. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Remember… <ul><li>Information literacy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the information from a credible source? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the information current? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media literacy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the source? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the bias? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How is this material meant to influence you? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. WHAT MAKES A GREAT WEBSITE?
  7. 7. Easy Websites to use next week <ul><li>Newsmap </li></ul><ul><li>Wise Mapping </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Science and Health Page </li></ul><ul><li>National Library of Virtual Manipulatives </li></ul><ul><li>Roadtrip Nation </li></ul><ul><li>Freely Educate </li></ul>
  8. 8. INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSE <ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Enrich </li></ul><ul><li>Extend </li></ul>
  9. 9. THINK-PAIR-SHARE <ul><li>Where are you? </li></ul>Where would you like to be?
  10. 10. INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY <ul><li>How are you using a website? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Matrix of the Four Planning Questions, the Nine Categories of Instructional Strategies, and the applicability to web resources Planning Questions Instructional Strategies Web Resources What will students learn? Setting Objectives ● Which strategies will provide evidence of student learning? Providing Feedback ● Providing Recognition ● Which strategies will help students acquire and integrate learning? Cues, questions, and advance organizers ● Nonlinguistic Representation ● Summarizing and note taking ● Reinforcing effort ● Which strategies will help students practice, review , and apply learning? Identifying Similarities and Differences ● Homework and Practice ● Generating and testing hypotheses ●
  12. 12. Themes Global Awareness Financial, Economic, Business & Entrepreneurial Literacy Civic Literacy Health Literacy Skills Info, Media & Tech Learning & Innovation Life and Career Finding & Evaluating Info ICT Info, Commun. and Tech Creating & Innovating Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Commun. & Collaborate Flexibility, Adaptability Initiative,Self-Directed Social & Cross-cultural Productivity Accountability Leadership & Responsibility Tools Newspapers, books, spreadsheets, graphing calculators, computers, internet resources, websites, databases, digital libraries, television, observational and measurement tools, videos, DVD’s, CD’s, telecommunication, word processing, presentation tools, smart boards, GPS, probes, manipulatives, geometry tools, digital cameras, laptops, multimedia, scanners, video equipment, digital recorders,mp3 technology, cell phones……
  13. 13. Themes Global Awareness Financial, Economic, Business & Entrepreneurial Literacy Civic Literacy Health Literacy Skills Info, Media & Tech Learning & Innovation Life and Career Finding & Evaluating Info ICT Info, Commun. and Tech Creating & Innovating Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Commun. & Collaborate Flexibility, Adaptability Initiative, Self-Directed Social & Cross-cultural Productivity, Accountability Leadership & Responsibility Tools Newspapers, books, spreadsheets, graphing calculators, computers, internet resources, websites, databases, digital libraries, television, observational and measurement tools, videos, DVD’s, CD’s, telecommunication, word processing, presentation tools, smart boards, GPS, probes, manipulatives, geometry tools, digital cameras, laptops, multimedia, scanners, video equipment, digital recorders,mp3 technology, cell phones……
  14. 14. Multipurpose 21 st Century websites <ul><li>ePals </li></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Chalk </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul>
  15. 15. Free to all schools from the State Library <ul><li>These resources are found at this State Library page: http://library.sd.gov/databases/complete.htm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Feet contains the best websites, chosen by teachers and librarians. The sites chosen are evaluated, annotated and organized by Library of Congress subject headings. Subject areas covered include curriculum areas and selected general reference sites. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SIRS Discoverer, a resource for grades K-9, features a Web Find search on its home page. This search takes students to sites selected by SIRS editors for educational quality. Each site reference gives the site source, a summary, and reading level rating. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SIRS Researcher , for grades 6-12, specializes in &quot;hot topics,&quot; offering an overview, pros, and cons of popular school research topics. Web site results are among those given for a search. The sites are selected by SIRS editors for educational quality, with a site source, summary, and reading level rating for each result. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Book Online, which has versions for each grade level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World Book Online Reference Center is for grades 5-9 (soon replaced by World Book Student) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World Book Advanced is for grades 9-12+ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Social Bookmarking
  17. 17. What is Delicious? <ul><li>a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. The site was founded by Joshua Schachter in 2003 and acquired by Yahoo! in 2005. It has more than five million users and 150 million bookmarked URLs. It is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Folksonomy <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Folk” + “Taxonomy” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grassroots approach to tagging and labeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credited to Thomas VanderWaal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Categorization not classification </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do you use it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However you’d like….that’s why it works! </li></ul></ul>“ A folksonomy represents simultaneously some of the best and worst in the organization of information.”
  19. 19. Delicious <ul><li>Navigate to http://delicious.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Search for “SDESA2” </li></ul><ul><li>Look at what we already have marked for you… </li></ul><ul><li>Find one that you have never heard of and think sounds cool. </li></ul>
  20. 20. My Portaportal <ul><li>Navigate to http://guest.portaportal.com/bestsecondarywebsites </li></ul>
  21. 21. Tips to finding a missing site… <ul><li>Check very carefully that you have entered the site’s address accurately. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait a few moments and try the site again. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a search engine and enter the name of the site (not the URL) </li></ul><ul><li>Trim the URL by eliminating elements of the address starting at the right. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Wayback Machine” at www.webdev.archive.org it can retrieve archived websites with about a 75% success rate. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Bibliography <ul><li>ISTE National Education Technology Standards (2008). International Society for Technology in Education. http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS Retrieved January 18, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Lerman, James. (2005). 101 Best Web Sites for Secondary Teachers. ISTE Publications, Eugene OR. </li></ul><ul><li>Mathes, Adam. (2004). “Folksonomies - Cooperative Classification and Communication Through Shared Metadata,” University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. http://www.adammathes.com/academic/computer-mediated-communication/folksonomies.html. Retrieved January 18, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Pilter, Howard, Elizabeth Hubbell and Matt Kuhn. (2007). Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works . ASCD, Alexandria, VA. </li></ul><ul><li>SD Technology Standards (2009). State of South Dakota. http://doe.sd.gov/contentstandards/nclb/index.asp. Retrieved January 18,2009. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Contact Information Education Service Agency East Dakota Cooperative (605) 367-7680 [email_address] www.edec.org/esa

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