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Writing With Web 2.0 Tools Michelle Faucher
Introduction <ul><li>The Machine Is Us/ing Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital text is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>flexibl...
Presenter’s Assumptions <ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
Overview of the Presentation <ul><li>Overview of Web 2.0  </li></ul><ul><li>Review of The Information Base </li></ul><ul><...
Web 2.0 or the Read/Write Web <ul><li>Read Only Web to Read/Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>Enables users to: </li></ul><ul><u...
 
The Information Base National Writing Project <ul><li>“ Adolescents are driven to communicate and wise teachers take advan...
Electronic Graphic Organizers <ul><li>Represent knowledge, concepts or ideas  </li></ul><ul><li>Created with pictures, gra...
Gliffy <ul><li>Allows users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>create diagrams and drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>store diagra...
Turn and Talk <ul><li>Do you think that Gliffy would be a useful tool for your students? </li></ul><ul><li>How could Gliff...
A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Students’ Development: Effects on the Language Arts—Sandra Falconer Pace </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Online Writing,  Revising and Editing <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>viewing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>addin...
Wikispaces <ul><li>Allows users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>create information in wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>store tex...
Turn and Talk <ul><li>Do you think that Wikispaces would be a useful tool for your students? </li></ul><ul><li>How could w...
A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Vygotsky and the Teaching of Writing – Barbara J. Everson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Frank Smith(...
A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Michael Polanyi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Through dwelling in them, we accept the tools we use an...
A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Donald Schön </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ practice is not just a user but a generator of knowledge”...
Presenter’s Appreciation <ul><li>Taking Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting  </li></ul><ul>...
Closing Thoughts <ul><li>If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow.  John Dewey </li>...
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Interactive Presentation 2

  1. 1. Writing With Web 2.0 Tools Michelle Faucher
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>The Machine Is Us/ing Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital text is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>flexible </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>moveable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>hyperlinked </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users publish to the Web without knowing complicated HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users organize data through tagging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is linking people—sharing, trading, collaborating </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Presenter’s Assumptions <ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Overview of the Presentation <ul><li>Overview of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Review of The Information Base </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Graphic Organizers – Gliffy </li></ul><ul><li>time to explore and discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Online writing, revising and editing – Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>time to explore and discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts on Theory </li></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0 or the Read/Write Web <ul><li>Read Only Web to Read/Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>Enables users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>create content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>communicate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborate </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. The Information Base National Writing Project <ul><li>“ Adolescents are driven to communicate and wise teachers take advantage of that reality.” </li></ul><ul><li>10 Assertions About Writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Students should publish frequently for audiences beyond the teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ The importance of relationships cannot be overstated.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Effective teachers incorporate a variety of learning experiences into the classroom. Repetitive activities numb and chill the soul.” </li></ul><ul><li>Technology’s broad appeal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-multi-media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-source for information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-collaborative </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marzano’s Classroom Instruction that Works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying similarities and differences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizing and taking notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework and practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting objectives and providing feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Donald Murray (2004) advocates that we spend less time teaching the writing and more time teaching the writers. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing experiences guide the year’s plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing before writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-daily writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-weekly writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-on-demand writing </li></ul></ul>Writing for Real Teaching Writing in the Content Areas Teaching Adolescent Writers
  7. 8. Electronic Graphic Organizers <ul><li>Represent knowledge, concepts or ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Created with pictures, graphics and text </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>organizing thoughts/ideas/concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>seeing relationships/creating connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>enhancing recall </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Gliffy <ul><li>Allows users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>create diagrams and drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>store diagrams and drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>publish on the Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborate with others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>outline for Book Review </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Turn and Talk <ul><li>Do you think that Gliffy would be a useful tool for your students? </li></ul><ul><li>How could Gliffy be included in writing activities in your classroom? </li></ul>
  10. 11. A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Students’ Development: Effects on the Language Arts—Sandra Falconer Pace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Organizational patterns, that is, identifiable arrangements of information both ‘inside’ and ‘outside the head’ are known to good learners.” </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Online Writing, Revising and Editing <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>viewing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>adding, revising, deleting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>occurrences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>users </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Wikispaces <ul><li>Allows users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>create information in wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>store text, images, links and media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>publish on the Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SSWP wiki </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Turn and Talk <ul><li>Do you think that Wikispaces would be a useful tool for your students? </li></ul><ul><li>How could wikis be included in writing activities in your classroom? </li></ul>
  14. 15. A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Vygotsky and the Teaching of Writing – Barbara J. Everson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Frank Smith(1988) promises us that language learning is a natural phenomena and a social one, that students learn more when they work in a nurtured environment of communal sharing and collaboration with peers and mentors.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Learning in collaboration with others—with what Vygotsky calls ‘more capable peers’ or with a mentor is a more natural way to determine learning potential.” </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Michael Polanyi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Through dwelling in them, we accept the tools we use and assimilate them as parts of own existence.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How has technology influenced your indwelling, or your students’ indwelling? </li></ul>
  16. 17. A Thought on Theory <ul><li>Donald Schön </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ practice is not just a user but a generator of knowledge” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How will Web 2.0 influence the way you teach writing or the way that you write? </li></ul>
  17. 18. Presenter’s Appreciation <ul><li>Taking Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting </li></ul><ul><li>Refining Practice </li></ul>
  18. 19. Closing Thoughts <ul><li>If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow. John Dewey </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul><ul><li>The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet. William Gibson </li></ul>

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