“ Learning Anywhere Anytime”: Blogs and Wikis for the Classroom <br />Esther Hall <br />Ultranet Coach <br />Waverley Network<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />http://waverleynetwork.wikispaces.com<br />
Web 1.0 Web 2.0<br />http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/digitalnatives<br />
Generation Z Learning<br />Fast & Random Access<br />Multi-tasking<br />Visual learning<br />Immediacy<br />Experiential<br />Social & Collaborative<br />
Blogs – (Web log) a blog is a web site that is usually used as an individual journal and is publicly accessible. (http://edublogs.org/)<br />* WordPress Used to assist blogging.<br />
Wikis – (meaning“quick” in Hawaiian) A collaborative web site allowing many authors to edit and modify the content. (http://www.wikispaces.com/)<br />
Wikis in the Classroom <br /><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools allow students to learn anywhere and at anytime, beyond the classroom.
Can assist teachers in Providing students with authentic and engaging resources – one click away.
As students are at different stages of linguistic and conceptual development wikis allow for teachers to personalise student learning and the ability to target resources for specific needs in learning. </li></li></ul><li>**Vodcasting Uploading video onto a webpage. The Teachers Beehive: This site has useful advice on how to integrate ICT into your classroom using vodcasting. http://teachersbeehive.com/<br />
http://www.thepodlounge.com.au/podcast/podcasts-for-educators<br />Podcastsfor educators<br />Audio (sound file) that can be automatically sent to your computers, stored in ipods, media players or mobile phones. Audio can be placed on web sites etc. <br />Educational use: <br /><ul><li> Recording lessons
Capturing songs, chants, cheers created by students
Language lessons etc.</li></li></ul><li>RSS Feed<br /> Automatically keeps up with changes that are happening in other websites.<br />R - Really <br />S - Simple <br />S - Syndication<br />Educational Feeds Directory http://www.educational-feeds.com/<br />The Feed Directory, a way to browse for RSS, RDF and ATOM feeds.<br />**<br />
** Twitter Using a mobile phone twitter really works when you’re away from your computer. By hooking up your mobile phone, you can receive updates from friends. http://twitter.com/<br />**<br />
Social Bookmarking – tag sites e.g. del.icio.us http://del.icio.us/<br />Furl http://www.furl.net/ diigo http://www.diigo.com/<br />
Digital Story Telling <br />Digital Storytelling is the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. As with traditional storytelling, most digital stories focus on a specific topic and contain a particular point of view. However, as the name implies, digital stories usually contain some mixture of computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips and/or music.<br />http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/<br />50 Tools for Digital Story Telling <br />Center for Digital Story Telling <br />http://www.storycenter.org<br />http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools<br />