Technology.Teaching.Learning   K-12 Education and the Read/Write Web Lauren Fee ITSCO
What   You Already Know?
Read/Write Web Characteristics <ul><li>Participative </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing  </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitating Community <...
Web 1.0 <ul><li>Personal Web Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Britannica </li></ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul><ul><li>Individual...
Examples <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul...
Blogs <ul><li>What is it?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short for ‘weblog’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Empty book” </li></ul></u...
You   Find
Reading Blogs: The Easy Way <ul><li>Syndicated Content (e.g., blogs, anything with RSS Feed) </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul...
You Create!
Wikis <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free online writing space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows multiple autho...
You   Find
Similarities <ul><li>Instant publishing (Mediated or Not) </li></ul><ul><li>Free or little cost </li></ul><ul><li>Comment ...
Differences <ul><li>Blogs Tend To Be: </li></ul><ul><li>More Directed </li></ul><ul><li>More Linear </li></ul><ul><li>Sequ...
Advantages for Education <ul><li>Promotes Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Increase L...
Thank you! <ul><li>Lauren Fee </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Technology.Teaching.Learning K-12 Education and the Read/Write Web Lauren Fee ITSCO
  2. 2. What You Already Know?
  3. 3. Read/Write Web Characteristics <ul><li>Participative </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitating Community </li></ul><ul><li>Open Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom to Share and Reuse </li></ul>
  4. 4. Web 1.0 <ul><li>Personal Web Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Britannica </li></ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul><ul><li>Individual </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Apps </li></ul><ul><li>Searching </li></ul>Web 2.0 <ul><li>Personal Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia/Citizenduim </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Online Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Online Apps </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Photo/Video Sharing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Blogs <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short for ‘weblog’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Empty book” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commenting feature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ideas? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue discussions outside classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Update new information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Q&A with guest speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbus Academy PD blog / Classroom blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AP Calculus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6th Grade Homework blog </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. You Find
  8. 8. Reading Blogs: The Easy Way <ul><li>Syndicated Content (e.g., blogs, anything with RSS Feed) </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>News Aggregator (e.g., Bloglines, Google Reader) </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>The World in the Palm of Your Hands (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. Google Reader , Bloglines </li></ul>
  9. 9. You Create!
  10. 10. Wikis <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free online writing space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows multiple authors to add, update, edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The process is the product </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ideas? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage school and class documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use as a presentation tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holocaust Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5th Grade Book Study Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative Novel AvonMagnolia Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CA wiki </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. You Find
  12. 12. Similarities <ul><li>Instant publishing (Mediated or Not) </li></ul><ul><li>Free or little cost </li></ul><ul><li>Comment features </li></ul><ul><li>Work for any subject </li></ul><ul><li>Give everyone a voice </li></ul><ul><li>Promote ownership of work </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection on process </li></ul><ul><li>Comments incite excitement </li></ul>
  13. 13. Differences <ul><li>Blogs Tend To Be: </li></ul><ul><li>More Directed </li></ul><ul><li>More Linear </li></ul><ul><li>Sequential </li></ul><ul><li>Static </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis Tend To Be: </li></ul><ul><li>More Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Less Linear </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesizing </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul>
  14. 14. Advantages for Education <ul><li>Promotes Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Language Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Modalities and Learning Styles </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Students/Teachers as Co-Creators </li></ul>
  15. 15. Thank you! <ul><li>Lauren Fee </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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