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Reasons and tools for embedding web2.0 tools into the classroom.

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Web 2.0 presentation

  1. 1. From A nswergarden to Z immerTwins Or From Animoto to Zamzar
  2. 2. <ul><li>Develop socially engaging experiences to create stickiness and loyalty. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify brand evangelists and celebrity bloggers to virally spread company's value through relevant online communities </li></ul><ul><li>Viral seeding: incentivize influencers to expose brand to their fan bases </li></ul><ul><li>Use Smart Monitoring Tools for action-oriented insights from all social media outlets: pages, sites, blogs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Smart Management Tools (TweetDeck, etc.) to manage the communities effectively. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objective for this Session <ul><li>Answer the following questions – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why should we embed technology in our classes? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are some tools that can assist us in helping our students be true 21 st century learners? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can WE spread the word? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Schools continue to deliver new graduates into the workplace lacking the tech-based &quot;soft skills&quot; that businesses demand. Experts blame K-12's persistent failure to integrate technology. </li></ul><ul><li>- Dan Gordon </li></ul><ul><li>THE Journal (March 2011) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Educators tend to use technology to do the same old things in the same old ways…just faster. </li></ul>
  6. 6. &quot;To a wireless nation which relies on technology for ordinary tasks and extra-ordinary achievements, it is shocking and inconceivable--but true--that technology is marginalized in the complex and vital affairs of education.&quot; - Maximizing the Impact: The Pivotal Role of Technology in a 21 st Century Education Classroom (2007)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Teachers have an ever growing “FREE” toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>We are preparing students for jobs that do not yet exist. We must focus on the 21 st century skills of communication, collaboration, and creatively solving problems, innovation. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to connect with students in their world, not in ours. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why don’t we use technology? <ul><li>Fear/Frustration </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul>
  9. 9. Filter Policy <ul><li>District’s filter should only blocks sites which we are required to block according to law. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cell Phones & Electronic Devices <ul><li>Just under 100% sent or received at least 3 text messages in school each day </li></ul><ul><li>85% sent or received more than 15 texts each day </li></ul><ul><li>Polleverywhere </li></ul>
  11. 11. Technology and Curriculum <ul><li>Remember, curriculum drives technology…not the other way around. </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with the end in mind. What do we want students to know and do? </li></ul><ul><li>PBL can be facilitated with proper technology. </li></ul>
  12. 14. Free Technology for Teachers <ul><li>Follow Richard Byrne’s Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually several posts a day. Probably best for middle and high school. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. Interesting Ways to… <ul><li>Series of google presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Crowd sourced ideas by teachers for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Google Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using iPads/iTouches/iPods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Online Tools (Prezi, Voicethread,etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support Math in the Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interesting Ways | </li></ul></ul>
  14. 16. Super Book of Web Tools <ul><li>Best Resources for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternative Ed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog in Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Social Media </li></ul></ul>Super Book of Web2.0 Tools for Educators
  15. 17. Teachers First <ul><li>HUGE alphabetical listing of web2.0 tools with descriptions. </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable by grade level and subject matter. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul>
  16. 18. Larry Ferlazzo’s Blog <ul><li>An ELL, ESL, EFL focus </li></ul><ul><li>However, has a “My Best…” series of posts about great resources for teaching… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music And More… </li></ul></ul>http://
  17. 19. Cool Tools for Schools Wiki <ul><li>Catagorized links to web2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshow Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawing Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The list goes on and on… </li></ul></ul>cooltoolsforschools - home
  18. 20. TIE <ul><li>Another large collection of web2.0 tools. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The 5” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can I use it? How can I integrate it in my classroom? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I get started? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else should I know? (hints, tips, firewall awareness, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where can I find out more? (Resources, help, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 21. Answer Garden <ul><li>Online question and answer “collection” tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used K-12. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature to describe characters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History – describe time or dates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick poll of student interest or understanding. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 22. Animoto <ul><li>Create wonderful audio-video presentations. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload pictures, text, video. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select music. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DONE! </li></ul></ul>
  21. 23. Glogster <ul><li>An online “poster” tool…but so much more! </li></ul><ul><li>Glog Examples from Science </li></ul>
  22. 24. Google Search Story Creator <ul><li>Creates video “story” using google searches. </li></ul><ul><li>Great idea for book reports/summary. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize an event in history…what’s most significant. </li></ul>
  23. 25. History Pin <ul><li>Lets teachers and students share their personal history using google maps, street view and pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal is to be the largest archive of historal images and stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to layer old images onto modern Street View scenes. </li></ul><ul><li>Hope is to connect middle school students with older generations. </li></ul>
  24. 26. Kerpoof <ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Students can create their own: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movies, Stories, Drawings, Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice Spelling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can be saved at Kerpoof or downloaded as a jpg </li></ul>
  25. 27. Live Binders <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  26. 28. Mingoville <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Website for young English language learners. </li></ul><ul><li>colorful, has lots of games and interactive exercises. </li></ul>
  27. 29. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive collection of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures, illustrations, videos, games, and lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can create presentations w/ cataloged pictures. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Come from Flickr (which is Fortiguarded!!!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comes from a variety of sources…all reviewed by k12 teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(much comes from youtube and is Fortiguarded!!!) </li></ul></ul>
  28. 30. One Word <ul><li>You are given one word and asked to write for 60 seconds with that one word as inspiration. </li></ul><ul><li>A simple, elegant quick write solution for students. </li></ul><ul><li>Great way to fight writers-block and make writing a little more fun. </li></ul><ul><li>Especially great for middle school. </li></ul>
  29. 31. Prezi <ul><li>A different type of presentation tool. </li></ul><ul><li>An alternative to a PPT. </li></ul>
  30. 32. Screen Casting <ul><li>Screencast-o-matic : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can add notes after screen capture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 15 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can get link or embed code </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jing : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can edit beginning and end (I think.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 5 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can get link or embed code </li></ul></ul>
  31. 33. <ul><li>http:// / </li></ul>
  32. 34. <ul><li>http:// /app/ </li></ul><ul><li>Think PhotoShop…but FREE!!! (and web based) </li></ul>
  33. 35. <ul><li>Allows you to gather all of your webtools and websites into a “webmix” for that topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Creates “buttons” instead of urls for students to click on to access websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can create accounts and create an “e-book” of sorts or an e-portfolio. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul>
  34. 36. Twitter <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is an open source course for learning how to use twitter. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Here is a LiveBinder containing lots of info on how to use and navigate twitter. (much of it is blocked at school.) </li></ul></ul>
  35. 37. VoiceThreads <ul><li>http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-media workspace for teachers and students to share. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can add pictures, video, sounds, documents and then add voice annotation. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sounds like a great way for ELL or World Language students to practice. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can then be embedded into class wiki, blog or website. </li></ul>
  36. 38. Youtube Video Editor <ul><li>Youtube now has a video editing tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Useful if you need to do a quick edit on your flip video. </li></ul><ul><li>Link to a quick tutorial: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  37. 39. Zimmertwins <ul><li>Students can direct and produce their own animated movie starring twins Edgar and Eva and their cat, 13. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used as a story starter. </li></ul>