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Pml 5

  1. 1. PML 5 <ul><li>Harnessing the Power of Web 2.0 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Learning Goals <ul><li>Discover a variety of platforms students and teachers can use to become critical consumers and producers of texts </li></ul><ul><li>Play, experiment, make mistakes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Reminders regarding lesson redesign </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger comment setting issues </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss readings </li></ul><ul><li>Defining Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Will Richardson </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lesson Redesign <ul><li>Due on blog by Feb 8 class </li></ul><ul><li>Share original lesson as well as your redesign and any resources </li></ul><ul><li>Credit sources by including hyperlink if possible </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a rationale for your redesign. Why did you change what you changed? </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why Web 2.0? Will Richardson
  7. 7. Explore! <ul><li>For your lesson redesigns, you may wish to use some web 2.0 technology. Here are some sites/tools you can explore. </li></ul><ul><li>Goals: play, experiment, make mistakes. If you find one tool/site that really captures your interest feel free to hang out there the whole time. If you feel like sampling a number of different sites, that’s fine too. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to share what you learned about the site and possible classroom applications. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bitstrips
  9. 9. Bitstrips <ul><li>Bitstrips : You can either create a free trial account or join my “class” and see how a student experiences the site. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to join my class, you need to do the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Step 1: Go to </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Under Student Login on the left, enter the following classroom code: 5452S and click on the Go button </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Select your name from the name box. If this is the first time you are logging in, create your password and click Set Password. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ning
  11. 11. Ning <ul><li>Ning is a platform that lets you create your own social networking site. It can be closed or open. You can have a free one month trial and apply to have Pearson sponsor your education site for free. </li></ul><ul><li>If you’d like to explore a ning that is already set up, check out my grade 12 literature circle ning. My students decided to make it an open site so other teachers and students could use it. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 12. PB Works
  13. 13. PBWorks <ul><li>PBWorks is a site that lets you make wikis. Some teachers use this as a course organizer or their main website, while others use it for collaborative writing. The basic education account is free. </li></ul><ul><li>My media class’s “New Media” Wiki : </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 14. Animoto
  15. 15. Animoto <ul><li>Animoto lets you create slide shows with music. We’ve used similar programs to create “book trailers” in my ENG4C class. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Prezi
  17. 17. Prezi <ul><li>Prezi is a zooming online presentation maker. It’s non-linear which can make for interesting planning possibilities as well as presentations. Because it’s online, students don’t need any software to create it, but they do need internet access. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Glogster
  19. 19. Glogster <ul><li>Glogster used to have free education accounts where you could manage a whole class. You can still create a free accounts though. My students used glogster to create interactive multimedia collages on pop culture for my media class. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Today’s Meet
  21. 21. Today’s Meet <ul><li>Today’s Meet can be used to set up a backchannel during a lecture or lesson. We use it while watching films to ask questions and comment. </li></ul><ul><li>It doesn’t require an account and students don’t have to register, but you would have to think about classroom management issues that can result because of this. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Google Docs
  23. 23. Google Docs <ul><li>Students can use this store work “in the cloud” and to collaborate on projects with peers. It gives them access to Word, Excel, and Power Point without having to install any software. </li></ul><ul><li> / </li></ul>
  24. 24. What did you learn? <ul><li>Features? </li></ul><ul><li>How it worked? </li></ul><ul><li>What you liked/didn’t like? </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom applications? </li></ul><ul><li>Cautions? </li></ul><ul><li>Consider making this one of your blog posts. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Next Week <ul><li>Special guests (?) to come talk to you about our Brevity is the Soul of (t)Wit project </li></ul><ul><li>Post your lesson redesign and resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Readings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kirby Ferguson. Everything is a remix (video) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>David Silverberg. What is a poetry slam? (video) </li></ul></ul>