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Technology & Literacy 2.0 Tools for educating and engaging students in a Web2.0 world Taylor Middle School Jennifer Krupal...
How is literacy different in a 2.0 World? <ul><li>Content rises increasingly out of conversation rather than formal and pr...
Example: Delicious <ul><li>Create a Delicious social networking account or log into existing account </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Example: VoiceThread <ul><li>www.voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>can be used as an interactive presentation – viewer...
Example: TeacherWeb <ul><li>Create a TeacherWeb site or log into existing account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://TeacherWeb....
Example: Animoto, Widgetbox <ul><li>Animoto .com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make your own video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Example: Slideshare and Voki <ul><li>Slideshare .net </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Save PPTs and easily convert to widgets </li></...
Example: other web2.0 tools <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google docs – place for you and/or students to save docum...
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Tech And Literacy Social Studies

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Tech And Literacy Social Studies

  1. 1. Technology & Literacy 2.0 Tools for educating and engaging students in a Web2.0 world Taylor Middle School Jennifer Krupala and Katrina Jansky Flex Days 2009
  2. 2. How is literacy different in a 2.0 World? <ul><li>Content rises increasingly out of conversation rather than formal and procedural publishing, </li></ul><ul><li>The behavior of content depends more and more on the behavior of its readers, and responders/writers </li></ul><ul><li>People are increasingly connecting to each other through their content/through their ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Educational success must be much less a measure of what students know, and much more a measure of what they can teach themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Greg Carroll </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.core-ed.net/greg/ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Example: Delicious <ul><li>Create a Delicious social networking account or log into existing account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “Join Now!” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View Kat’s site </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Example: VoiceThread <ul><li>www.voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>can be used as an interactive presentation – viewers may comment using text, voice, drawing tools, video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Election Political Cartoons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our Famous American Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qin Dynasty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating a Constitution </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Example: TeacherWeb <ul><li>Create a TeacherWeb site or log into existing account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://TeacherWeb.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “Sign-Up” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Account code: PO-XXTX-370907 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View Jen’s site </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Example: Animoto, Widgetbox <ul><li>Animoto .com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make your own video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fall of Rome </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World War II </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgetbox .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All-American Quiz </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bill of Rights </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Worldwide News </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flash Map </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Example: Slideshare and Voki <ul><li>Slideshare .net </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Save PPTs and easily convert to widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convert any documents easily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make any document into a PPT (no Elmo needed!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse what they’ve already got </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Travel, constitution, Texas history </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Voki .com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create your own avatar for announcements, or let the kids make avatars for projects </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Example: other web2.0 tools <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google docs – place for you and/or students to save documents online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.pbwiki.com (no email needed for kids) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audio and podcasting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. podbean .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(example: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=18637 ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentations like PPT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo Story </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating email addresses for students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gaggle.net </li></ul></ul>

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