Web 2.0 Tools for the CTE Classroom


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Free tools available through the Internet to help students create content for the classroom. I presented this at the Connect 3 Conference at Education Service Center 12 on June 10, 2011.

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  • Core subject – 3R’s taught in the context of themes like global awareness and civic literacyLife and Career Skills – The ability to be flexible, adaptable, self-directed, socially aware, accountable, and responsibleLearning and Innovation Skills – 4C’s: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and CreativityInformation, Media, and Technology Skills – Info. Literacy, Media Literacy, and Technology Literacy
  • Web 2.0 Tools for the CTE Classroom

    1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools for the CTE Classroom<br />Gena Montgomery<br />Connect3 Conference<br />ESC 12 ~ June 9-10, 2011<br />
    2. 2. Contact Information<br />Email:gmontgomery@robinson.k12.tx.us<br />Blog:gmontgomery.risdblogs.org<br />Technology Integration:<br />hstechnology.risdblogs.org<br />Twitter:<br />rrtechtchr<br />
    3. 3. 21st Century Skills<br />3<br />
    4. 4. Creating with Multimedia<br />Illustrate course concepts<br />Document steps in a process<br />Explain main ideas<br />Apply important principles<br />Roll play<br />
    5. 5. Acquiring Digital Images<br />Photographs<br />Digital Cameras<br />Cell Phones<br />Scanned Drawings<br />Online resources:<br />Flickr<br />Wikimedia Commons<br />
    6. 6. Photoshop.com<br />Upload images<br />Basic & artistic editing<br />Add “stickies” and text.<br />Save and share work.<br />Free companion iPhone app<br />
    7. 7. Pixlr.com<br />Similar to Photoshop.com<br />Includes drawing tools<br />One-click editing width Pixlr Express<br />Frames and photo effects with Pixlr-o-matic<br />
    8. 8. SplashUp.com<br />Another tool similar to Photoshop.com<br />Drawing tools like Pixlr<br />Most features available without login<br />Light version for those without Photoshop experience<br />
    9. 9. Picasa.com<br />Free download<br />Simple photo editing features<br />Photo Effects<br />No drawing capabilities<br />Sync with web albums<br />
    10. 10. GoAnimate4Schools.com<br />Up to 2 minutes long<br />Upload music<br />Record from a microphone<br />Text-to-voice<br />Image, video, and SWF upload available <br />Individual accounts available, too.<br />
    11. 11. Xtranormal.com<br />Drag-and-drop creation<br />Allows control over camera angles, gestures, etc.<br />Creation is free<br />Requires points to publish<br />
    12. 12. Music<br />Enter chords to compose original music<br />Select loops from the library<br />Mix multiple tracks<br />Import sound files<br />Save finished product<br />
    13. 13. Jamstudio.com<br />Enter chords to compose original music<br />Select loops from the library<br />Mix multiple tracks<br />Import sound files<br />Save finished product<br />Must pay to download songs.<br />
    14. 14. Soundation.com<br />Creates sound like JamStudio<br />Select loops from the library<br />Mix multiple tracks<br />Downloadable as WAV<br />Free account won’t mix recordings.<br />
    15. 15. Jaycut.com<br />Capture video and audio from web cam<br />Speed Effects<br />Green Screen<br />Drawing and Annotation Tools<br />Customize and colorize effects<br />Downloadable in MPEG, AVI, or FLV format<br />
    16. 16. Videotoolbox.com<br />Works with most popular video formats<br />Adds a text watermark to your video.<br />
    17. 17. Stupeflix.com<br />Pre-Designed Themes<br />Built in music<br />Combine images, video, and music<br />Only 1 minute for free<br />No downloads<br />Share links via E-mail, You Tube, Facebook, Twitter<br />Embed code<br />
    18. 18. Onetruemedia.com<br />Upload video, images, and music<br />Choose a style<br />Add effects, text, and music<br />Some editing features for video and images<br />Share via embed code or links<br />iPhone App - Vlix<br />
    19. 19. Design<br />Design an office or classroom<br />Demonstrate knowledge of color theory<br />Create floor plans<br />2-D or 3-D views<br />
    20. 20. Floorplanner.com<br />Click and drag objects to plans<br />2-D and 3-D views<br />1 Project with free account<br />Exports as an image<br />
    21. 21. Homestyler.com<br />Drag and drop rooms, doors, and windows<br />Experiment with real-world products and brands<br />2-D or 3-D views<br />Share via email, Facebook, and Twitter<br />
    22. 22. Sketchup.google.com<br />Free Download<br />
    23. 23. Garmz.com<br />Fashion Design<br />Submit clothing designs<br />Users vote on designs<br />Successful designs produced<br />Available for purchase<br />
    24. 24. Fashionplaytes.com<br />Multiple choice design<br />Save and purchase designs online<br />Girls sizes<br />Accessories<br />Doll clothes<br />
    25. 25. Summary<br />FREE Tools!<br />No downloading<br />Learning + Play<br />Higher Order Thinking Skills<br />Available 24/7<br />
    26. 26. Questions and Comments<br />
    27. 27. Thanks for Coming!<br />Email:gmontgomery@robinson.k12.tx.us<br />Blog:gmontgomery.risdblogs.org<br />Technology Integration:<br />hstechnology.risdblogs.org<br />Twitter:<br />rrtechtchr<br />