Weaving Web 2


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  • Weaving Web 2

    1. 1. Weaving Web 2.0 (and other FREE tools) into Learning<br />Jean Bengfort<br />Coeur d’ Alene School District<br />Some of the material in this presentation is covered by the Fair Use Section of the Copyright Law, Title 17, U. S Code.<br />
    2. 2. Who is Here Today?<br />
    3. 3. By end of the session:<br />You will have a basic understanding of Web 2.0 resources (and other FREE online resources), identify some applications that align with your curriculum, and have some ideas about how they might be incorporated into instruction.<br />
    4. 4. What is Web 2.0?<br />The second generation Web<br />Dynamic and shareable content and social networking<br />Simply referred to as the READ WRITE web<br />
    5. 5. Another Perspective on Web 2.0<br />Web 2.0 sites create the framework for user participation, where a site’s primary content is contributed by its users. <br />This shift has moved the Internet from our traditional one-way information flow to a two-way “conversation” in which the Three R’s have been supplanted by the Three C’s: Contributing, Collaborating, Creating — through mediums like blogs, wikis, and twittering.<br />Educational Networking: The important role Web 2.0 will play in education<br />
    6. 6. Transitional<br />How many Web 2.0 applications are there?<br />http://www.go2web20.net/<br />
    7. 7. Educational Blogs<br />Blogger - One of the popular blogging sites<br />Blogmeister - Designed with teachers and students in mind….the teacher can evaluate, comment on, and finally publish students' blog.<br />Edublogs - Edublogs host tens of thousands of blogs for schools and other educational institutions.<br />Example<br />Discussion Starter<br />
    8. 8. Educational Wikis<br />pbwiki<br />wetpaint<br />wikispaces<br />Example<br />Read Write Think Wiki<br />
    9. 9. Reading/Language Arts<br />Kerpoof  - Online pictures, stories, and movies<br />Kerpoof Teacher Resources – Teacher guides, lesson plans<br />Example<br />Standard: Uses pictures for planning writing.<br />Activity: Create a scene in Kerpoof and then describe it as writing assignment.<br />
    10. 10. Reading/Language Arts<br />Storybird – Collaborative storytelling<br />Examples:<br />Cool hat<br />Mice Can’t be Schooled<br />
    11. 11. Reading/Language Arts<br />Voicethread – Import images or video and record audio<br />Examples<br />Grade 3 Poetry<br />Dinosaur Stories<br />
    12. 12. Reading/Language Arts<br />Online Books<br />Google Books – Choose Advanced Book Search<br />Starfall <br />Scholastic– Choose the Student Activities tab; Search for Listen and Read<br />Online Books – List compiled for Young Readers by Annette Lamb from Scholastic, Google and others<br />
    13. 13. Other FREEReading/Language Arts Resources<br />Library of Congress – Primary Sources<br />Thinkfinity– LOTS of educational resources<br />Readwritethink– Variety of online tools under the Student Interactives link<br />SpellingCity- Allows you to enter a list of words for students to practice or test on<br />Scholastic Book Report Sandwich Station – Provides a template with the key ingredients<br />
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    15. 15. Reading/Language Arts Comic Creators<br />Make Belief Comix – Tell a story that you can print or email<br />ReadWriteThinkComic Creator <br />
    16. 16. Concept Mapping Tools<br />Webspiration – Allows you to save as a Word document or Google Docs<br />Bubbl – Allows you to save <br />documents on the site<br />
    17. 17. FREE Online Math Resources<br />NLVM– National Library of Virtual Manipulative<br />Math Playground – Games, Word Problems, Puzzles and Videos <br />Math, Technology and Differentiation – Annette Lamb<br />
    18. 18. Digital Images<br />Kitzu - Digital kits for education<br />LIFE Photo Archive Hosted by Google - Millions of photos from the 1750's to today<br />PICS 4 Learning - Copyright free image library for teachers and students<br />
    19. 19. Online Presentations<br />Slideshare- Share Powerpointpresentations<br />Glogster - Create online posters<br />Example<br />Sliderocket - Share online presentations<br />
    20. 20. Miscellaneous<br />Wordle – Create word clouds<br />Awesome Highlighter– Enter the URL of a page and you then have a marker to highlight text<br />Newspaper Clipping Generator<br />Big Huge Labs<br />
    21. 21. Questions?<br />Where to find today’ s presentation:<br />http://cdatechme.wikispaces.com/<br />My Contact Information:<br />Jean Bengfort<br />Director of Technology <br />Coeur d’ Alene School District<br />jbengfort@cdaschools.org<br />